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#305 of 7,531 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northwest Side
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4441 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-2808 (Kenneth Ave & Kostner Ave)
(773) 283-8331
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very large portions Every dish amazing First you get fresh hot bread and min pizza Then salad and soup (get the minsterone) Then main course If weather nice sit on patio Their spaghetti with meet which comes as a side wow!!! You have to expect to be there for 2-3 hrs Not a place if you are in a rush... More 

Thank pnaderi
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203 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This is an old school, throwback Italian restaurant. I may have been here back in the 1970's but I don't actually remember! I ordered the breaded veal cutlet. It was maybe a bit too thin and a bit tough.....and my angel hair pasta side was a bit too garlicky for me. I did enjoy the pizza bread free appetizer, soup... More 

near Milwaukee, WI
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

I really felt like we were family. Everyone treated us like they were happy we came. The dining area where we were seated was small and charming. The wait staff all wore white shirts and vests, and the tables had starched white cloths. We started with the complementary small pizza slices and a large loaf of bread. Both soup and... More 

Thank CityHiker73
Elmwood Park, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

This is the best Italian food on the north side of Chicago . Servers are friendly and attentive. Food is authentic Italian . Reasonable prices. Make reservations or you will have a wait.

Thank Mike M
Chicago, United States
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Come for the food, which is fantastic. Authentic recipes, expertly prepared. Then head to the bar for a drink. This place has a great atmosphere and fabulous service.

Thank Timothy O
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The Dover Sole at Sabatino's was the best I've ever eaten . Perfectly prepared and delicious! Melted in your mouth. Highly recommended.

Thank Blufoxglove
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Went here for the first time to celebrate my daughter's birthday. I liked it from the moment we walked in the door. It was a walk back into a 1960's or 70's Italian restaurant. Very welcoming and it made me feel like I was walking into a family restaurant. You can feel the history. The menu has more than enough... More 

Thank JoePoll
Chicago, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Old fashioned Italian restaurant great food great service going for years everyone is treated with the best of care lots of of food plenty to take home

Thank 773gordonf
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

They should warn you to please arrive hungry! You'll have plenty to eat and plenty to take home. Best. Italian. Food. In. Chicago.

Thank Adrianna L
Chicago, Illinois
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Old school Italian with lots of menu choices. Excellent service, great food, free valet parking. I have been coming here for many years but not recently. We started coming back on weekends to enjoy the music in the lounge. Friendly patrons enjoying fun music. Robert is talented and friendly. This is not your normal downtown spot. A neighborhood gem that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 am
4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4441 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641-2808
    (Kenneth Ave & Kostner Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: (773) 283-8331
Welcome to Sabatinos a beautiful old school Italian restaurant with delcious food and great ambieance. You get bread including focaccia - a kind of pizza bread, then a salad and soup, then an entree - try the veal Parmesan, and a side of pasta. Many recommend the baked Alaska dessert. Sabatino"s is dimly lit with flowers on every table, this Italian-American restaurant has been the perfect date restaurant for about 25 years. Diners might have their steak or seafood entrees complemented by the serenade of strolling musicians in the main room or piano music in the bar area. Angelo Pagni, who owns the restaurant with his brother, Enzo, said Sabatino's is popular in the neighborhood for a lot of reasons, food and atmosphere and chief among them. Stop in today!

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