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ZaZa's

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5 South 1st Street, Saint Charles, IL 60174
630 443-9304
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: For years, Zaza's has been dedicated to providing excellent food and...
For years, Zaza's has been dedicated to providing excellent food and service at our two locations: La Zaza's Trattoria in St. Charles and Zaza's Italian Steakhouse in Addison.
We want you to know there are restaurants in the area using names similar to our own, but they are not related to, or affiliated with us in any manner.
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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tight quarters but good food!

Very nice selection of Italian dishes. Usually have excellent diner specials. Seating is tight but it's worth it! One of my favorite Italian spots. Nice outdoor seating in the summer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Pat F
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice selection of Italian dishes. Usually have excellent diner specials. Seating is tight but it's worth it! One of my favorite Italian spots. Nice outdoor seating in the summer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit worried about our evening because when we arrived, we were not greeted for almost five minutes. A waitress finally told us there were "three of them" and one of them would be right with us. The place was mobbed so I'm glad I called and made a reservation (two hours before only). It's much bigger than... More 

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Valdosta, Georgia
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was suggested by some locals but I wasn't impressed. Food was ok as was the wine but the prices were for a top level place and this was definitely mid range. Nothing wrong, but not what I was lead to believe it would be.

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Thank Craig C
Saint Charles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This remains our favorite in St. Charles. They recently expanded, but tables are still close and it's not exactly quiet, but it is an improvement. While others rave about the Italian fare, I've never tried any because the filet is so good.

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Thank William P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

These guys offer a chicken dish with wine sauce and capers that totally rocks. Priced in the mid teens, the value is exceptional. Corking fee was increased to $20 a bottle lately which is unfortunate. Otherwise I have only positive comments. Something on the menu for the entire family. Been here several times and has always been consistent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Just went back last weekend for a Xmas dinner with friends. I had fish special which tasted wonderful and a fresh salad to start the night. My only complaint was the waitress kept coming over to us pushing us to order and we weren't finished with our appetizers yet! We wanted to talk, catch up, relax and she couldn't wait... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

What a nice surprise this restaurant was. Service was good, food was small but very tasty and the price was appropriate. I would definitely come back here.

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Thank write2mph
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Went for 50th Birthday celebration didn't know half the restaurant was under construction. Every time the door opened was terribly cold. They will really need to do something as it continues to get colder! Menu seems to have been cut down alot!!!! Our meal choices were excellently prepared and delicious. Waitress could have been more attentive with drink refills. I... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I ate port chop, it was good taste!!! Every food that I ate was so good !!! The stuffs are very friendly and nice !!!

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

If we are going out to dinner in our hometown there is very good chance you'll find us enjoying the food, service and general friendly confines of ZaZa's! Chris behind the bar is great - usually has a funny new joke to offer. Dino the general manager is always checking to make sure everything is to you liking any greets... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 South 1st Street, Saint Charles, IL 60174
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 630 443-9304

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

For years, Zaza's has been dedicated to providing excellent food and service at our two locations: La Zaza's Trattoria in St. Charles and Zaza's Italian Steakhouse in Addison.
We want you to know there are restaurants in the area using names similar to our own, but they are not related to, or affiliated with us in any manner.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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