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Cafe Zalute

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9501 W Devon Ave, Ste 1A, Rosemont, IL 60018-4801 (River Rd.)
847-685-0206
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Baked Clams

Located in office building across the street from Casino... This has been a favorite restaurant & bar for years...attracting "locals" & "out of towners"... Fresh baked bread & baked clams...or generous portion of tender calamari always to begin... The best thinly sliced eggplant piled high... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 24, 2014
Platypus13
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Des Plaines, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I love this place..but now I can't find it???? There is some place called rosies tavern..that really is overpriced and food isn't good.

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Thank Ida S
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Located in office building across the street from Casino... This has been a favorite restaurant & bar for years...attracting "locals" & "out of towners"... Fresh baked bread & baked clams...or generous portion of tender calamari always to begin... The best thinly sliced eggplant piled high.. FANTASTIC RIBS... Delicious specialty salads... Large parking lot...Great location!!

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Thank Platypus13
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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133 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I had a business dinner at Café Zalute. I met my out of town guests at the restaurant. We order several appetizers to start which came out just fine - toasted ravioli and fried calamari. The we order entrée and soup, the problem was the entrees came out first then the soup. This created some pacing issues for the meal.... More 

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Thank barrynoah
st. louis, mo area
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Because of the reviews we tried this mall restaurant. I has a decent decor, but that was about it. I had the veal limone dish and the veal was very overcooked. It was much like the way my mother used to cook veal. The polenta was pretty good. My husband had the pork chop which was also very much overcooked.... More 

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Thank sueinil
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Went for a work event. Restaurant was empty with the exception of our group. Service was slow. Food was either over cooked or over salted. Owner gave off the vibe of a used car salesman. Save your money. There are literally 50 other nearby Italian restaurants that get it right. Oh yeah, even though gratuity was already added to the... More 

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Thank LisaManconi
Paducah, Kentucky
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We liked everything we ordered, and among 8 of us, we ordered a lot. Basically an Italian menu, but steaks and chops too. Great waiters. I didn't see the tab- I don't think it was an inexpensive place.

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Thank Mark S
Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I had a customer in town staying near O'Hare. this was a fun place which was not as snooty or priced as high as some of the convention places. I had the chicken and artichoke which was very good. the desserts are very large. We shared a Tiramisu and Bread Pudding for four people, and took pleny home. the only... More 

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Thank chicagolouis
San Pedro, Belize
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

My family and I visited this establishment for our Valentine dinner everything started out well our appetizers where great but our other courses where disgusting first we had lobster bisque soup which was served cold then after we recieved the soup hot it tasted like canned soup the so called lobster in the bisque was catfish do to the dirty... More 

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Thank mocha m
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Able to accomodate large party in semi private room. Only draw back is it was loud, hard to hold conversations. Nice bar area. Have to walk downstairs for restroom. Amazing food. Will be back!

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Thank BreannMarie
Chicago, Illinois
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352 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

You won't leave hungry when you come to Cafe Zalute. We have wanted to try the restaurant for a while and were glad we finally did. It is located on the first floor of an office building across the street from the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines. The space is small, with an attractive bar area that was almost full... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9501 W Devon Ave, Ste 1A, Rosemont, IL 60018-4801
    (River Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rosemont
  • Phone Number: 847-685-0206

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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