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4849 W 95th St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453-2521 (1/2 block west of Cicero Ave.)
(708) 425-6262
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: For outstanding Italian cuisine, look no further than Palermo's 95th. This...
For outstanding Italian cuisine, look no further than Palermo's 95th. This family run, award winning restaurant specializes in authentic veal, steak, pasta, and fresh seafood creations for lunch and dinner. Established in 1961 by Ben and Nina Calderone, the family tradition still continues thru their sons, Anthony and William. Sherman Kaplen of WBBM radio says, "Palermo's 95th is a true diamond among the southwest side Italian restaurants!" The grilled shrimp and calamari and the 8-finger cavetelli are outstanding. Plus check out their extensive wine and martini list. Featured on WTTW Check Please!
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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Surprised

Lunch here a couple of years ago had me dreading another visit. That time, the food was just ok but the service was bad. We were mostly ignored and rushed from an empty dining room. But one of my friends likes Palermo's so we went again for lunch. I was the first to arrive, seated in the middle... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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chicago
Good for:
  • Large groups
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chicago
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lunch here a couple of years ago had me dreading another visit. That time, the food was just ok but the service was bad. We were mostly ignored and rushed from an empty dining room. But one of my friends likes Palermo's so we went again for lunch. I was the first to arrive, seated in the middle of the... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

ive never had a bad meal at Palermos. The pizza is awesome and the other menu items are great as well.

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Chicago, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This restaurant is the real deal for everything Italian From the Pizza to the Pasta. Service is excellent and The food id fantastic, you can't go wrong here.

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We had a very good meal here, the veal was great and the vodka pasta sauce was wonderful. The service was very good and the server didn't rush us as we were enjoying t he evening with another couple. Ordered take out Pizza a couple of night later and that was really good also.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Worst place ever. Food has no flavor ...wait staff very rude, unprofessional, not educated on the food they serve nor proper procedures and protocols. They rush you out by taking your food before you're done with it. I have been here on three different occasions over the past seven years and everytime i go i understand why i never want... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I would have to say the Palermo's is the best pizza in oak Lawn. It might be a little more expesive than some others, but it is worth it

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Their pizzas are very good. Other items are ok. Had the garlic lemon shrimp. It was ok. Family had angel hair with grilled shrimp and fried chicken. They said it was good. There are many items on the menu. Some of them not offered anymore. When you have too many items, it's hard to perfect them all. Pizza however stays... More 

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jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

It doesn't seem like much from the outside but the food is outstanding and the service is great. Great for family's

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We come here on Thursday evenings because they always have Osso Bucco on the menu. The meal here is better than the I had in For Myers Florida and is somewhat less expensive.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

The best eggplant parm and the snicker martini is magnificent. Pizza is good. Valet is available. Catering is available also. Family friendly

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Additional Information about Palermo's Italian Cuisine

Address: 4849 W 95th St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453-2521
Phone Number: (708) 425-6262
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Lawn
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, American, Pizza, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4849 W 95th St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453-2521
    (1/2 block west of Cicero Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Lawn
  • Phone Number: (708) 425-6262

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Pizza, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups

Description

For outstanding Italian cuisine, look no further than Palermo's 95th. This family run, award winning restaurant specializes in authentic veal, steak, pasta, and fresh seafood creations for lunch and dinner. Established in 1961 by Ben and Nina Calderone, the family tradition still continues thru their sons, Anthony and William. Sherman Kaplen of WBBM radio says, "Palermo's 95th is a true diamond among the southwest side Italian restaurants!" The grilled shrimp and calamari and the 8-finger cavetelli are outstanding. Plus check out their extensive wine and martini list. Featured on WTTW Check Please!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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