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La Sorella di Francesca

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$$ - $$$
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18 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5309 (Washington)
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Naperville, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great Italian restaurant. I love their creamy sauces and perfect pasta! They also have fun cocktails and desserts.

Thank BadBethandBeyond
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently met three friends for a girls weekend in Naperville. We started things off with lunch at La Sorella. The martinis were delicious and the house specialty pizza was one of the best pizzas I've ever eaten. My friends enjoyed calamari and scallop and chicken salads, and all were raving about them. Very generous portions to boot! The European... More 

Thank Melissa H
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend Francesca's restaurant located in the heart of downtown Naperville. From beginning to end the chefs consistently create dishes that please the palette. The wait staff is attentive and friendly and the atmosphere quaint and cozy. You will leave satisfied wanting to come back for more!

Thank Marie M
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have amazing pasta and fish dishes and good service. The tables are a little close together...but it is always busy so who can blame them. They also have nice private rooms upstairs for parties.

Thank Tippy_Longstocking
Milan, Italy
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll find many Italian specialties here: appetizers, pasta, pizza and desserts. We tried different pastas and I personally found some of them a bit too much adapted to the american taste: very strong-tasting and intense sauces and creams. However, the ingredients were good and the recipes traditional and in some cases creative as well. I am willing to come back... More 

Thank JasFu
Naperville, Illinois
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been a patron of this place for over 10 years! Upscale Italian Cuisine with different menu daily with specials. Great for couples or families! The waitstaff knows their stuff, will describe what wines compliment your dinner choice. Consistently delicious pasta and seafood!

Thank Jennifer S
Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I love about ALL of the La Sorella restaurants. The food is always good, as is the service. I typically order a fish dish. When they have their Champagne salad dressing, be sure to order that -- it is outstanding!

Thank JanReviews
Naperville, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Was there on a Saturday night. As always the food is very good although I have had better. The service was very rushed. They obviously need to turn the tables. The noise prohibits any kind of conversation. If you're looking for a place to have a leisurely dinner with conversation not the place to go. Also forgot salads and coffee.

Thank sapphirewedding
North Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Food at any of the Francesa's restaurants are alway really good and consistent. Had the risotto app and green bean salad and they were both great, got the bolognese and the seafood pasta and again very good and plenty to take home!

Thank grimesmag
Naperville, Illinois
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Great place to catch a bite anytime but if you don't want the crowds and the noise try a 4pm late lunch. Fabulous service, food and easy to chat with my friend.

Thank 997sandray

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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
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5309
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: 630-961-2706

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