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La Sorella di Francesca

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Italian, Pasta
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 43
    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
Great food!

Great food & nice atmosphere! Chicken Parmesan is great as well as their specials! Service is alwas excellent!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Raymond Q
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Naperville, Illinois
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English first
Fort Worth, TX
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Comfortable neighborhood Italian restaurant in historic downtown Naperville. Food was delicious! The menu offered a great variety - it was hard to decide. Staff was attentive and friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

some of the best Italian food in the country - been to SF, DC, etc etc and Sorellas is as good as any, They customize when requested, The menu changes regularly, This old greystone building has great character and is a very enjoyable evening

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Naperville, Illinois
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Can't go wrong here with the food and the service. I've always had a great experience here. I work in the down town area just a block away and have visited this restaurant several times. Never had a bad experience. Just wish they could / would bring back the small water glass for the wines they serve. I thought that... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Love the food at La Sorella however it's very loud inside. Tables are right next to each other and you feel like you are having dinner with your neighbouring table. I wouldn't go there if I were looking for an intimate dinner and a certain atmosphere but sometimes I don't mind giving that up for excellent food! The upstairs part... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Great food & nice atmosphere! Chicken Parmesan is great as well as their specials! Service is alwas excellent!

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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275 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had lunch here with friends and enjoyed a great gluten free pizza and salads. The service was great.

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

La Sorella has been a Naperville staple for almost 20 years. The food is always delicious, the menu changes every 2 weeks. The food is italian, but the fish is always fresh and the chef prepares each fish dish perfectly. They also have delicious soups, appetizers, and pasta dishes. The lobster bisque (when it's on the menu) is decadently topped... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My wife and I dined in the outdoor area in the alley next to the restaurant. May not sound inviting. The area is covered, cozy, has a mural on wall facing and most enjoyable. We had soup, salad, main course and desert. All were well prepared and excellent. Service was also excellent with our very helpful and charming waitress supported... More 

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Dexter, Michigan
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220 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A nice Italian restataurant heavy on the use of cream in their pasta sources. There were no non cream based sauces on the menu. We enjoye the minestrone soup is was light and not overburdened with beans. My wife enjoyed a roasted chicken and gave it an above average thumbs up. I enjoyed my pasta fresh ricotta over a cold... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Like the food at La Sorella. Not a spot for quiet dining; very noisy. Parking can also be a problem with any restaurant in downtown Naperville.

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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, Pasta

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?