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La Sorella di Francesca

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18 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5309 (Washington)
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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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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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Chicago, United States
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133 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place isn't cheap, but the food is top notch, and the servers make you feel like it's a special occasion. Be aware if they give you a reservation upstairs, the room is not anywhere near as elegant as downstairs. (It's still nice, but if you are looking for the Sorella glam, it's not that.) The rigatoni with sausage and... More 

Thank Lou L
Medina, Ohio
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60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dined here as I was looking for something special in Italian food and based on the reviews chose this place. The entire experience was very good. Service was top notch and I will definitely go back. Even as a single diner I was seated quickly and the servers were all very attentive. The pasta I had was great. It... More 

Thank rickgreenberg100
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a typical pick for me if I'm not looking for something specific ; like a good steak, or fresh fish. You always get a good meal. Menu is solid and changes frequently.

Thank Joseph B
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I absolutely love this restaurant! Been going for over 9 years Together! We bring relatives and friends with us sometimes, but we eat here at least once a week! Best Italian around, menu always new and exciting! Our favorite server is Liz..she's just phenomenal❤️ We even bring our pup to eat outside with us sometimes as well;)... More 

Thank Karen M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet dining in the window table reminded me of a Table in Little Italy New York. Excellent professional service. Enjoyed the Calamari Salad with Roasted Peppers. The meatballs with their bread. The most enjoyable Carpacchio. Beautiful presentation. Topped with Shaved Parm, capers ...yes! Loved this place.

Thank Onthegrill
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Good food with original specials and menu changing regularly! The restaurant gets loud and noisy at peak hour, but still nice to eat there.

Thank Christophe G
Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

The pasta choices are plentiful. I'm nit a fish lover, but Francesca has the best Talapia and I love it. Francesca's salad is great. Its cold, crisp and tasty. The bread is crusty - just the way I like it. Oil for dipping is fresh. Parking in downtown Naperville is not easy, but if you can walk (I can't) garages... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
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?