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18 N. 4th St., Saint Charles, IL 60174
630.584.4040
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    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
Most recent review
Outstanding Italian food

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
BJB001
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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Saint Charles, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 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
Top Contributor
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 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
2 reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

What a pleasant surprise to find an Italian restaurant with great food. I went there based on great reviews on Tripadvisor and have to agree with othe people's comments. I ordered the Pollo Fiorentina - what a treat for the taste buds. Came with a generous salad and the dinner portion was more like 2 meals for me. Many Italian... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

In the former Old Church Inn, Nuova Italia is tucked into a pleasant neighborhood just off Main Street in St. Charles. Valet parking is offered though ample street parking is available. When we arrived on a Saturday evening there seemed to be some confusion regarding our reservation as we weren’t asked for our name or time. But, they soon figured... More 

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

My family of 7 went to Nuova Italia this past Monday to celebrate a birthday. Our experience was absolutely fantastic. Every person in our group loved their "hot" entrees, to the point we were all sharing dishes to see who's tasted better! We could not come up with a consensus - everything was that good! There is a very reasonably... More 

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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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?