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Via Roma

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews prosciutto pasta pistachio gelato oxtail roast potatoes bread and olive oil salmon braciole fresh fish bottle of chianti italian place small italian restaurant the chef owner italian food cozy atmosphere bring your own wine no corkage fee
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Via Roma has some very different dishes but all four that were tried were bland and tasteless. Service was very good and the BYOB perk was nice. But the object is to eat good food and this restaurant fell short

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hal311
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Small place with a big favor. Parking is a little problem but, the large menu of great choices offsets the parking. Service is good and the prices are fair. This should be one of your picks for Italian food and you will be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dicksayad
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Our first time to Via Roma was to celebrate a special birthday. The space is small and cozy at about 1300 square feet. Reservations are not accepted so we got there early (5:00 on Saturday evening) and were glad we did. We were greeted warmly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bonnie107
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We have been coming here for years Alessandro and his wife Lisa are amazing hosts. Alessandro the expert chef and Lisa runs the front of the house. We don't even need a menu anymore, now we just look forward to whatever Alessandro choses to feature...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank familytrip004
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband is a wine collector, so we were delighted to find a good, reasonably priced Italian restaurant where we could BYO. Everything was fresh tasting and delicious. Food came quickly and service was great. Not very fancy and pretty noisy. Would be challenging if...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BethNBK
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Everyone had something different -- a pasta, a chicken dish and oxtail, and all were wonderful. Even the roasted potatoes were unusually good -- not something I'd look for in an Italian place. The chef/owner worked in high end Italian eateries in downtown Chicago, then...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carolyn80
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Excellent dining experience. Interesting menu items, great friendly service, and fun to eat outside!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank prpr17
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This place was recommended by a friend, who lives near Des Plaines. Since we were meeting that friend, it made sense to go somewhere they liked. Wow! This place hit it outta the park! So many interesting and unique dishes to chose from, each one...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank StinkieSteve
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We eat here frequently and love the small trattoria atmosphere. Great service, friendly wait staff and the food is so good. Prices are always nice too since you can bring your own wine. Risotto is a specialty, but the fish and meat dishes are wonderful...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank michaelpeters307
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Wow Just wow! Tons of options and tons! Of specials the sauces are so good! W had 5 different options all delicious. Didn’t care for bruschetta. BYOB works well! A bit loud inside there is outdoor seating! Reasonable price and great desserts

Date of visit: July 2018
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