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Barolo Restaurant

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2765 Black Rd, Corner of Infantry and Black Road, Joliet, IL 60435-2926
+1 815-729-3606
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Freeport, Maine
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While the menu offers a variety of traditional Italian foods, the specials were even more interesting, putting interesting flavors together with the traditional. I had the noche with bacon, and it was very good. The restaurant also has a good selection of wines.

Thank HPK01Traveler
Shorewood, Illinois
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

/Users/tom/Desktop/Barolo's.pdf Poor food . Went with another couple . Two of the orders were not what we ordered. A third order did not have the kind of pasta ordered. Our guest had a red "hot" sauce" on her manicotti. Two of us sampled her dish and agreed it was like a "latin" hot sauce. A letter has been mailed to... More 

Thank maras603
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time here and I was very impressed with the food,service and atmosphere. I had the Rigatoni alla Sinatra and it was outstanding and will be returning here for Valentine's day with my wife. They will have some special items on their menu for that day. Kayla, our server did a great job attending to our every... More 

Thank firetmldr
Joliet, Illinois
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

As a local, I've visited here about 4 or 5 times since they opened. It is pretty inside and the service is always pretty good. They make it a point to explain every time that they have their own independent chef who kind of does things on a whim and the menu is different often. A few times they brought... More 

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Portland, Michigan, United States
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

We chose this restaurant because it was close to our evening program and we had a free dessert coupon from our hotel. What a surprise! Portions are generous so don't be surprised if you have no room for dessert. The risotto with chicken and portabella mushrooms was so good I couldn't keep my date off my plate. The service staff... More 

Thank Lee H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

This was my second time here, and it was just as good the second time! Both times I got one of the (fish) specials, and both times they were very good. They have nice portion sizes for the price. The bread was a little bland, but that was free, so I can't say much about that. Also, I had the... More 

Thank MJlovestoEat
Joliet, Illinois
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

First and foremost, if you are looking for a real sit-down restaurant, amazing and original food, excellent service and atmosphere...Barolo is the best restaurant in Joliet. I know. I have lived here for over 12 years. However, Joliet is full of burger joints, chicken shops, beef & sausage places, taco trucks, etc. In my opinion, when I look at Tripadvisor,... More 

Thank fleamarketfilms
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Was referred by a friend and was DELIGHTED with the entire experience! Went for our 31st Anniversary and thoroughly enjoyed the delicious food and excellent service! The atmosphere is peaceful and inviting, we will return often!

Thank Melissa D
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

At first look this is a little joint hidden away in a strip mall in a nondescript town. If you drive by, as I did for many years, you will be missing out. Once I found this place it is now my go-to joint for Italian. The menu, by itself, is very good, but, if you have a special request,... More 

Thank odysseus77
Joliet, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Awesome food, great staff. Love this place. My family goes her about 6 times a year. Would go more if time permitted.

Thank tinkbell

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2765 Black Rd, Corner of Infantry and Black Road, Joliet, IL 60435-2926
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-729-3606

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