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Gatto's Restaurant

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5123 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4602
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Orland Park, Illinois
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Gotto's in Downers with our family to celebrate a Birthday. There were 7 of us, and we went on a Saturday, late afternoon to avoid the dinner rush. While there seems to be a mix of reviews on Trip Advisor, I can say our experience was definitely a good one. GLUTEN FREE FRIENDLY. They were able to... More 

Thank John K
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212 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

We went there to celebrate with the family. We all ordered our dishes. I had linguine in a cream sauce with bacon, mushrooms and peas. As i was eating it i found pieces of aluminum foil in it how terrible. I told them about it and they ran to replaced it and they also took the evidence with them. The... More 

Thank IllinoisCookie
Naperville, Illinois
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

The food selection is very good and prepared well! Moderately priced around the area! The bar area seem very busy in the late afternoon early evening! I would definitely come back!

Thank Jeofrey B
Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Tried this place shortly after it opened a few years ago. Food was less than memorial. Thought we would give it one more try. Food was no better this time. Wife and I each ordered pasta of course. Wife's carbonara pasta was shells and undercooked. My pasta was linguini. Also undercooked and tasteless.

Thank Geo22222222
Lemont, Illinois
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225 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice stop for some Italian food. Menus are on the chalkboard and it always changes. The food is fair Lee priced and won't disappoint.

Thank Tom F
Phoenix, Arizona
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109 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Friends chose the location; this was a new spot for me. Great atmosphere with the windows open on a beautiful evening but really "bar" food more than good Italian. Large portions but mostly of just the pasta and too much garlic which I never thought was possible.

Thank Donna H
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2015

Whenever we go to Gatto's we know we are in for a treat. The atmosphere is casual and welcoming. The staff is very knowledgable and will answer any question. Our usual meal starts out with the "Garbage Salad", which is a bit of a misnomer. The Salad contains almost anything you could imagine and is huge. All of the entrees... More 

Thank 89ironman
Peoria Il
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164 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Wow was this good! Our party had a variety of sauces and pastas and everyone raved about their food. The portions are good sized for example One meatball is the equivalent of a full serving of meatloaf

Thank t1andjoyce
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015

Had a super evening here. Service was outstanding and food good. After playing tourist all day we came across Gatto's tired, thirsty and hungry. After a conversation and several laughs with the manager we decided to sit at the bar. We prefer to do this as we like to talk to the locals. Must have impressed the manager as she... More 

Thank usa2zblog
Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2015

Food is consistently good, service is good and the atmosphere is nice. Local, downtown and very convenient location make for a great dining experience

Thank Judygraf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5123 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4602
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: 630-515-6400

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