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Nuova Italia

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18 N. 4th St., Saint Charles, IL 60174
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

The pasta was very tasty. Good service and very reasonably priced. I would recommend if you are in the area. Nice atmosphere and good service.

Thank Tiffanynwilliams
Saint Charles, Illinois
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128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Great Italian restaurant. We heave dinner here often. Always sit at bar. Good friendly service Extensive menu and they can customize dishes too A place you can bring families Located in old church. Worth a visit just to see that Highly recommend this place

Thank lope1430
Elgin, Illinois
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We had a group of 40 ladies dine at Nuova Italia on a Wednesday evening. I cannot tell you how fantastic this place is! Two waiters served us with exceptional poise and professionalism. Soups and Salads were served quickly, followed by our main meals (all ordered off the menu) and checks arrived in a very timely manner. I am simply... More 

Thank SwissMiss50
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

I was a little nervous to try this place due to the mixed reviews on trip advisor. I had a sausage wood fired pizza and my husband had the pizza with tomato and ham. What is cool is you can watch them cook your pizza in a brick oven. (The oven is in the dining room). I liked my husband's... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try this restaurant out tonigh. The good was excellent. We had the fried calamari appetizer and it was the best we have ever had. We then each tried one of thei pizzas that are made in their wood oven and they were exceptional. It was alot of food though so plan on taking some... More 

Thank Paul W
Appleton, WI
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277 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Setting is beautiful - an old church. Large wine selection. I had cheese ravioli and the sauce was very salty. They do give you bread and salad (should've asked for dressing on side. It was too much). The person I was with loves this place. My experience - average food. Wait staff was hard to understand - I didn't have... More 

Thank Wiscmom2
Saint Charles, Illinois
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128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant. Located in old church. Holiday decorations were beautiful. Ate at bar. Service was very good. Staff knew menus and could answer questions We all had pasta. Portions were large. Good value for money Flavors were good. We shared and we all had out favorite Nice place for couples and business dinners Not so much a place for children... More 

Thank lope1430
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

We love Italian food and were excited to try this restaurant, but were disappointed by the poor service and below average food. The baked clams were cold and chewy, the bruschetta soggy, and the lettuce wilted.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chicago, Illinois
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435 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Interesting location - inside an old church. We've dined here about a dozen times over the past few years. Have found the service to be inconsistently good. The pizza is delicious - the arugula pizza is our favorite. They have a small outdoor seating area, weather permitting.

Thank Love2Travel26x2
Saint Charles, Illinois
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

We just moved to town and wanted to have an amazing Italian dinner on a Friday night. The setting of the restaurant is very interesting in a good way and it has a great location. The place is missing something though with its atmosphere. Bread was warm and good. But the meal came and three of us were disappointed. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 N. 4th St., Saint Charles, IL 60174
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 630.584.4040

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