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18 N. 4th St., Saint Charles, IL 60174
630.584.4040
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2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • 28
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
OUR NEW "go-to" Italian restaurant

We've heard about Nuova Italia for a while and decided to try it last weekend. It was "fantastico"! Our server, Davide was awesome. The Tortellini was great, and the cannoli was the best I've ever had. Great atmosphere as well. Nuova is our new favorite!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
David T
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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Saint Charles, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We've heard about Nuova Italia for a while and decided to try it last weekend. It was "fantastico"! Our server, Davide was awesome. The Tortellini was great, and the cannoli was the best I've ever had. Great atmosphere as well. Nuova is our new favorite!

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Racine, Wisconsin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I ordered the Margarita Pizza. It was a cheese pizza with one leaf of basil on top in the middle of the pizza. The pizza had no fresh tomatoes, no fresh mozzarella, and one leaf of basil. The crust was chewy. I was looking forward to the pizza because the brick oven in the middle of the room smelled great.... More 

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Shorewood, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We walked right in just before 5 pm and had quick service, great meals and interesting atmosphere in an old church. My husband is limited on what he can eat and they actually made him fettuccini with Alfredo sauce that he loved! (This was not on the menu) It's a great place to try whether its a romantic evening or... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This restaurant is a gem! I've eaten here several times recently with my husband or friends & been extremely pleased with everything I've ordered. The atmosphere is relaxed & very conversation friendly. The menu is extensive & authentic Italian. Some of my favorites are Melezane (eggplant) Parmigiana, Vitello Sorrentina (super tender & delicious veal with an excellent light sauce), &... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Heard good things about this spot so finally went with my husband I have a gluten intolerance so could not order probably the 2 most popular items pizza or bruschetta (which I would have loved too)- I ordered the gluten free pasta which I would not recommend- very garlicky and just disappointing. Far better option is to go to Francescas... More 

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Batavia, Illinois
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89 reviews 89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was our first visit to this restaurant to celebrate our granddaughter's 18th birthday. We were promptly seated. We asked if they might turn up the heat a bit as we were chilly and they promptly obliged. We ordered the Atipasto Italiano, Pennoni Al Sugo di Maiale, Rigatoni Boscaiola and the Penne Al Capone. Please refer to the restaurant website... More 

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Chicago, Il
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Home made, old world Italian. Great service. You could do allot worse. Very nice surprise. Found this place on trip advisor. Had no idea they were here.

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Batavia, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

So far this is one of the best place I found for Italian food outside of Italy. The artichoke were outstanding, almost comperable to my mom kitchen.

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Florence, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My husband and I went for our anniversary. The food was amazing. Very friendly service. We loved it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One of the best Italian meals I've had in a while. Restaurant has a lot of great character to it as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 N. 4th St., Saint Charles, IL 60174
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 630.584.4040

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?