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Sabatino's

#301 of 7,464 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
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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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, United States
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190 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Timothy O
chicago
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Blufoxglove
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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Thank JoePoll
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank 773gordonf
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Adrianna L
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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Thank jim590
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Five Star Service awaits you at this classic Italian Steakhouse ! This is the place your parents took you after your graduation. We shared appetizers Oysters Rockefeller & Shrimp Dijon and they were outstanding. The house specialty Creamy Garlic made the house salad come to life. I split the Chateau Briand with my daughter and the beef was so tender... More 

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Thank Greg50
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We went to Sabatino's for a birthday dinner and everyone including the birthday girl really enjoyed their meal and their experience at Sabatino's. The service is great from the moment that you sit down, as you are brought bread, pizza bread and bruschetta. Everyone got something different, as the menu is pretty expansive, not including their daily specials. I had... More 

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Thank Allen21096
Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Every dish I ever had there (in 35 years) has been perfect. Old school interior, violinist and guitar playing at your table, Gnocchi and Chicken parmigiana are to die for.

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Thank Daryl N
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Sabatino's is not just a restaurant it's a trip back to Chicago of the fifties. I almost expected the Rat Pack to walk in at any moment and I'm sure some of the guys from the Sopranos were sitting on the next table ! One thing is certain - you won't go hungry. Whilst perusing the menu a large loaf... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
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
Description
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?