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La Sorella di Francesca

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18 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5309 (Washington)
630-961-2706
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner with friends

had the pleasure of dining at francescas recently and had a wonderful experience the food was excallent . Debbie our server took great care of us , have never had a bad meal there

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
topspeed1948
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Joliet, Illinois
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Joliet, Illinois
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had the pleasure of dining at francescas recently and had a wonderful experience the food was excallent . Debbie our server took great care of us , have never had a bad meal there

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Thank topspeed1948
Chicago
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130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven't been here for a few years, but ever time we have it's been downstairs (not sure I was aware of an upstairs). If you've been downstairs you know it's a little edgy (for an Italian restaurant), somewhat dimmer lighting, closer seating and a bit of a vibe going. Upstairs is totally different. Quieter, more family oriented and even the... More 

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1 Thank Mike16Chicago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for my husband's birthday and the food was good but there was only a foot between us and the next 2 person table and it was extremely loud. Also the waiter was very overzealous with the chitchat and talking about the wines. I recommend "The Cab" if you like red its really good. I got the swordfish with... More 

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Thank rmc81714
Stockport, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended for a mid-week lunch and we were not disappointed. I was expecting more choice on the menu, but actually there was plenty of options and the food was delicious. Sometime less is more. The wine list was comprehensive and I enjoyed a lovely glass of wine.

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Thank Kaffeeundkuchenbitte
chicago Illinois
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Downtown Naperville is home to many a fine restaurant and La Sorella is one of the best. A great italian menu paired with a large and varied wine list, this gem could just as easily be found in Rome itself. Lunch time is the best time as evenings bring the crowds and the noise level makes even thinking about what... More 

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Thank valentino9
Joliet, Illinois
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We arrived early for our reservation on a busy Saturday evening. The host was very busy but took the time to acknowledge us with a smile and got us seating as soon as possible. Once the wait-staff took over it got even better. They were there with everything we could possible need all night. The food was as good as... More 

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Thank Jim W
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

The best high quality Italian food in Naperville. Excellent pasta, excellent sauces for the pasta combined with very good service. Very good atmosphere. Good quality- cost-value.

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Thank Francisco P
Franklin, Tennessee
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I never imagined that in the suburbs of Chicago we would find such a gem. The restaurant is lovely and for the most part the staff is terrific. Our waiter was certainly a seasoned professional. When one of the entrées did not arrive on time, due to his mistake, he comped desserts for the table. Each and every dish was... More 

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Thank FoodieMD
New Hampton, Iowa
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Always fabulous food - never fails. One of my all-time favorite restaurants! It's consistently above - par. A must visit if you are in town!

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Thank KimBerns
Naperville, Illinois
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

My husband is an Italian American from Chicago and we have traveled to Italy several times. We are picky about "Italian" restaurants in Chicago and suburbs and generally the chain variety. La Sorella is part of the Chicago "Francesa" group which began in the city 20 years ago and has spread throughout the Chicago suburbs. La Sorella is a very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5309
    (Washington)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: 630-961-2706

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?