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Barolo Ristorante

2765 Black Rd, Corner of Infantry and Black Road, Joliet, IL 60435-2926
815-729-3606
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Ranked #66 of 225 Restaurants in Joliet
Price range: $16 - $35
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Joliet
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

For being in a strip mall you would never expect what you get when you open the door. The food and service is always very good and the interior makes you forget where you are at. Definitely a very good place for that special meal.

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Ottawa il
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

For all you young folks, who tend to snicker at us old folks who eat at 4:30, let me tell you what I found. It's a small Italian restaurant which has a very cozy atmosphere primarily due to its soft luminescent and Frank Sinatra playing melodiously in the background. It has a little bar off to the side which is... More

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Shorewood, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Three of us attended Barolo for the first time last week, and we all had a terrific time. Not only was the food simply delicious, but the service was fantastic. Donna was friendly, cheerful, courteous, altogether the ideal hostess/server. She knew the menu perfectly, was helpful and not the least bit overbearing. It was as if she anticipated our every... More

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Elwood, Illinois
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

As usual, the food was great, and the service of the highest caliber. My request to have something other than pasta (I'm trying the little or no-wheat diet) with my veal parmigiana was met with a surprise helping of steamed asparagus, which I love! My wife loved the pasta special as well. Our server was Donna, whom we request whenever... More

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Joliet, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Barolo is a local Italian restaurant we've dined at several times with exceptional experiences. I suggested a family dinner there after leaving a wake at a funeral home in Joliet. We called to see if we could be seated for dinner with a group of 15, and we were told it was no problem. Two servers were assigned to our... More

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North America
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

On a recent road trip we stopped into Barolo's for dinner and were quite pleasantly surprised. Our server was most helpful in guiding our selections throughout the meal. We enjoyed the Maryland Blue Crab Cakes as an appetizer. The mango sauce was unexpected, for me, to find in an Italian restaurant, but delicious nonetheless. I would have enjoyed these more,... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The decor was absolutely beautiful. As soon as we walked in we were warmly greeted and the good service never came to an end. We had caesar salads, two color linguine with scallops and slipper lobster tails, ad the veal with scalloped potatoes asparagus and broccoli. The flavors were amazing. Nothing was over cooked and the sauces were perfection. My... More

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Milan, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I came to the US from Italy as an exchange student and I've had dinner at this restaurant several times in 2013/14. I've tried all kinds of fake-Italian dishes while in America and I liked them a lot, but when I went to Barolo's I was happy to have real Italian food! It's a really nice place with a cozy... More

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Our friends took us to dinner at this place - and we were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere is a bit dark, but welcoming. Sharp afternoon sun streamed in - the waiter was very accommodating rearranging the drapes for us. Rack of lamb - very good and nicely presented. Stuffed pork chops, tender and flavorful. 2 vegetable accompaniments were a bit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

From setting up dinner to feed a Joliet wedding rehearsal dinner with the owner to accommodating my party of 60 adults and 5 children, every detail of our planned meal was carried out perfectly. The food was prepared to perfection including special requests for some gluten free and vegan. Do not forget their desserts that were a wide variety and... More

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Additional Information about Barolo Ristorante

Address: 2765 Black Rd, Corner of Infantry and Black Road, Joliet, IL 60435-2926
Phone Number: 815-729-3606
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
Average Prices: USD 16 - 35
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Steakhouse

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