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Grotto

3011 Butterfield Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 571-5700
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Ranked #46 of 69 restaurants in Oak Brook
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 22nd St. Butterfield Rd. & Meyers Road
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We went to this restaurant for my daughter's birthday. Granted it wasn't the weekend, but I was surprised how empty it was. The food was fair, but the waiter was excellent. If the food matched the help, then I would be going back.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Another birthday for my husband, so another restuarant to enjoy, on September 30, 2013 at 7pm. When we arrived from our hotel, to our surprise, it was no one else present. It was as if I had arranged it that way, just exclusively for us only(like the rich/famous). Our male waiter was very helpful and kind with assisting in meal... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Ate here on a Friday night with a group of friends. The waiters were very attentive and helpful. Our main waiter checked on us often and had good suggestions about the menu. The food was good -- not amazing, but fine. The odd thing was how empty the restaurant was on a Friday night. We parked right by the door... More

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Bay Area
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The grotto is known for steak. That's probably what we should have ordered. The clam pasta was overpriced and salty.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Had reservations for a party of 25 set up in January for a June date. We were to have a family style lunch with a set menu of pasta, salad, and desert. We checked montly on the details with the mgr. and we were all set. The day before the party, we called to confirm, and the mgr. who took... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

My family has been here twice for holiday brunch - Mother's Day & Easter. Both times, the service is very attentive and the food is good. Buffets are rarely amazing (unless you're at the Bellagio) but this is a solid buffet brunch with an omelette station, waffle station, prime rib station, seafood table, dessert table and standard brunch fare table... More

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East Moline, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

My Husband and I were in Oak Brook for weekend get-a-way and looking forward to a nice evening out. We did not have reservations and arrived early but were told they only had a table in the bar area even though the place was practically empty. The drink I ordered tasted terrible and they did replace it with a glass... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

My family and I have been there four times in the past two years. The service is attentive. The food is outstanding. The grilled and fried calamari is well portioned, seasoned and delicious. The salad that has gorgonzola, pears, apples, and walnuts is delicious. The steaks are consistently cooked appropriately-my father likes medium while my husband likes medium rare and... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Our waitress was Excellent, very nice, interacted with our two year old to help keep her entertained. Started out with the crab cake, delicious, had a spicy mayo sauce. We both ordered the special night a 25 oz porterhouse, with grilled vegetables. THEN it came to our table and our jaws dropped to the floor. This was no 25 oz,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Went here for lunch with a group from work. Shrimp cocktail was very good and a generous portion. Had a wedge salad that was very good but could have had more bacon on it....there wasn't any. Had Limone Chicken and it was very good. I couldn't finish all the food in spite of the fact that it was all delicious.... More

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