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Vitales

west jackson, Macomb, IL
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Ranked #17 of 56 restaurants in Macomb
Cuisines: American
Description: Locally owned Italian restuarant
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Description: Locally owned Italian restuarant
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  • English first
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English first
Rockford, IL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had to wait to be seated at 7:30 p.m. Friday night even though many tables were empty. Had the lasagna special on Friday night for $11 - I think they were out of lasagna, was served a bowl of greasy cheese - there must have been a pound of mozzerella in it! A few scraps of meat were in a... More

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Scotia, NY
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77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Our waitress was pleasant and we were directed to our one trip to the salad bar which I had never experienced but thought it was a great idea to be able to make a salad to your own specifications and not depend on the restaurants decision. The choices were plentiful as was the bread. Our italian dishes were good but... More

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Macomb, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

Very good Italian-American food with generally fresh ingredients. Many of the dishes are creatively prepared and a good example of home-style Southern Italian food.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

I do not understand how this is rated poorly-- I would not advise using Trip Advisor when visiting Macomb because this is one of the best restaurants in Macomb. The food is authentic (the family is from Italy and New York) and it is always delicious. It's very popular around here, and I would recommend ordering a pasta dish. It... More

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Macomb, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Horrible tacky atmosphere, gummy pasta, and a rather lanquid wait staff. Full of families with rowdy kids. We hated it. I'm giving it an average because it seems popular with locals who don't seem to know that the pasta is awful and over-cooked.

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Macomb, il
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Has best Italian food in town and pretty good sandwiches. The Gnocchi are very good and not commonly found in this part of Illinois. Has an nice salad bar with dinner

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Peoria, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I could blame myself for not ordering pasta, which I've heard is really good- but I ordered the pizza, which I was not impressed with. I ate there several years ago and thought the pizza was really good, but this time, it's like the crust was like a cracker, and it just didn't taste as fresh as I remember from... More

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Bushnell, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

We eat at this restaurant every several weeks. I usually order the beef sandwich each and every time because I feel it is really good. My husband usually orders a pasta selection and always enjoys it. The salad bar is very small, but is adequate. I give this restaurant 3 stars instead of 4 because of the always bad service.... More

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Macomb, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

The chef is very good -- the food always tasty. This Italian family run business is authentic!

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