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Via Roma

686 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4584
+1 847-768-7461
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
686 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4584
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank StinkieSteve
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank michaelpeters307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank lorri p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food and huge portions, friendly staff and very accommodating but be aware you have a large menu to look through buy everything I've tried so far was delicious.

Thank avaneumann0656
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I absolutely love this little spot just south of the Des Plaines train station. There is a constantly rotating menu and and some consistent favorites. All of Italy is covered on the menu - from creamy northern Italian deliciousness to the more acidic tomato based...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed June 19, 2018

My husband had mushroom risotto with a cream sauce and I had risotto with shrimp and a red sauce. I tasted both and they were great. We split a caprisse salad which was also delicious. Our friends ordered the asparagus salad which was a large...More

Thank 216Seniors
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We have been going to Via Roma for years and must say, it never disappoints. Great food, friendly staff and a vibrant atmosphere. Nice to sit outdoors when the weather permits!

Thank Olivia F
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Small Italian restaurant in downton. Can bring your own wine for a cork fee. Intimate atmosphere. Full bar and a good menu variety.

Thank JakesMom2016
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a small store front in downtown Des Plaines. The food and service is phenomenal. It is BYOB and attracts a loyal clientele. I’d give it five stars but it’s tight quarters and hard to hear, but surely worth it.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

There has been so many good reviews written about this restaurant being authentic Italian, thought I went to check it out today. The place was pleasant and calm and was simply furnished with wooden tables and chairs. There was also a little outdoor section in...More

Thank mptraveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 686 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4584
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-768-7461
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Phone number is 847-768-7461, zip code 60016
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