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All 386 Naperville Restaurants

La Sorella di Francesca

18 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5309
630-961-2706
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Ranked #21 of 386 Restaurants in Naperville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Washington
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Naperville, Illinois
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We really wanted to love this restaurant. But, it was overcrowded despite a reservation, service was exceptionally slow and the food over-salted...

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I go to La Sorella on a regular basis for special events, such as her birthday or our 30th wedding anniversary. Always great food, great ambiance, great wine, excellent service,. We recommend La Sorella to those with a taste for really good Italian cuisine.

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Warsaw, IN
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We have been going to “la Sorella” for wonderful Italian food for nearly twenty years; they have never disappointed us. This time, we were in Naperville on a quick trip with 2 other couples and we were looking for a place that was both informal and “somewhat gourmet”. They filled the bill. For appetizers, my wife and I shared fried... More 

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Athens
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Visited the restaurant with friends. Since most of us come from a Mediterranean country, we expected Mediterranean cuisine from an Italian restaurant. As it proved, we all had high hopes, as the result didn't live up to our expectations. Despite the impressive names & description of the dishes, the actual food served was not good. Apart from one in our... More 

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Bern
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a typical american-italian cuisine restaurant. Unfortunately, nothing in common with the real italian cooking. Mussels were dipped in a overwhelming tomato sauce (?), penne pasta with shrimps and zucchini, as well (totally forbidden in the analogous "italian" dish). The waiter even asked if I wanted to have meat balls or chicken-breast on my spaghetti with tomatoes and mozzarella... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Food was good, but we were looking for some good pasta and there were not a lot of options on the menu. No spaghetti or fettucini or lasagna.

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Athens
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Visited the restaurant with friends. Since most of us come from a Mediterranean country, we expected Mediterranean cuisine from an Italian restaurant. As it proved, we all had high hopes, as the result didn't live up to our expectations. Despite the impressive names & description of the dishes, the actual food served was not good. Apart from one in our... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner there for his birthday! He isn't a big fan of pasta so he ordered chicken. I also ordered chicken. Both meals were in sauce that was to die for! This restaurant is in the heart of downtown Naperville and they have tables in the window perfect for people watching. Between our seats and the... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

In the area for business and had asked for a nice place to take my clients for dinner. A local suggested this restaurant. Glad we made reservations, because the restaurant was packed. We had seven in our party and were well taken care of. The meal was excellent! We started with appetizers of calamari and fabulous bruschetta. One person had... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

You can't go wrong with this place! This is my wife's favorite restaurant in Naperville. While the menu isn't extensive, it changes regularly and you can always find an awesome choice. The food is outstanding and the staff is very attentive and they know the menu inside and out. The building itself is very impressive, high ceilings, cool bar. The... More 

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Additional Information about La Sorella di Francesca

Address: 18 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5309
Phone Number: 630-961-2706
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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