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La Buona Vita

15 W Calendar Ave, La Grange, IL 60525-2324
+1 708-352-1621
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“walleye” (5 reviews)
“lasagna” (5 reviews)
“prosciutto” (3 reviews)
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15 W Calendar Ave, La Grange, IL 60525-2324
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here with another couple on Saturday. Ordered a $40 wine from the menu by name . Waitress brought the wine and I could not see the name on the label, but the waitress pointed at some small print. Ordered a second bottle later....More

Thank Jonas B
Reviewed September 18, 2018

. Oak Lawn, IL 0 friends 6 reviews Share review Embed review Edit review 1.0 star rating 9/18/2018 Knowing the generous portions of MOST Italian restaurants, I placed a pretty large order expecting to have plenty of food to last a day or two. When...More

1  Thank Matthew K
Reviewed September 7, 2018

It started with a friendly host. We had an un-rushed several hours to enjoy the meal. From soup and salad to desserts, the menu was delicious. Special kudos for the rigatoni. Wednesday meant a really nice discount on a bottle wine. And no small thing...More

1  Thank Dave_PE54
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We have been in this restaurant for more than ten years. We usually have New York strip steak with vesuvio potatos and calamari salad or pasta with wine and beer. This has been a great dinner for us for many years. At one time for...More

Thank kdoi2017
Reviewed July 27, 2018

The wait staff is pushy and rushed us. THe restaurant was nearly empty.....so why? The worst part was the food. I have never eaten mushy linquini in my life....except here. To top it off, it was with clam sauce where the clams did not exist....More

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to eat in our home town for several reasons. Greta menus selection. Very good bread and crisp salads served with all entrees. The food is always served hot timed perfectly. You are not being rushed. Friday nights usually...More

Thank captainillinois
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Walked in the door--- Hostess? is doing something with a i pad thingy and never looks up but walks to the back of the restaurant .After about 5 minutes some guy walks up all bubbly and says "Ohh1 are you waiting on a table ?...More

Thank Wbgb
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

This is our Go-To for great home style Italian food! The food is always wonderful as well as the service! Tina, is the best, always with a smile and great food suggestions! My husband and I LOVE this restaurant!

Thank LisaSci13
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Based on recommendations from our foodie neighbor's we were excited to try this newcomer to the LG restaurant scene. Ate here on a Wed night, started out badly but the owner made it right. Problems included a 20 min wait for wine, corked glass of...More

1  Thank Nancy D
Reviewed October 2, 2017

My wife, son, and I dined at this restaurant tonight for the first time since we moved here in August. We will definitely come back. Everything about the experience was good-the salads for starters, the wine, the entrees-I had the walleye, which was excellent-and the...More

Thank Eric G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 W Calendar Ave, La Grange, IL 60525-2324
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  La Grange
  • Phone Number: +1 708-352-1621
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