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“Best Italian family food!”
Review of Rex Italian

Rex Italian
Ranked #6 of 62 Restaurants in Norridge
Cuisines: Italian
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Council Bluffs, Iowa
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best Italian family food!”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

We stopped in Rex's after we saw it on DDD. Wow were we glad we stopped! They have a huge variety of food from salads to pastas to deserts and even fresh meats in the deli to take home! The food was authentic homemade and tasted fantastic! Even better was the atmosphere. We started talking to people and before we knew it it was like we were treated like family. They have tons of food to choose from, samples to tempt your taste buds and great people working there that made the entire visit awesome! We are planning to go back to Chicago and definately make a stop at Rex's!

  • Visited February 2013
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illinois
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Authentic fresh Italian food”
Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Brought the kids for Sunday lunch. Had the artichoke foccacia and polenta. Themarinara sauce on the polenta was delicious and the polenta was velvety smooth. Hubby had chicken prostada also delicious and huge. Kids had stracciata (sp?) Which is like a calzone but too delicate and delicious to describe. We took calzones and leftovers home for dinner. They also have frozen foods to take home. A must try for authentic Sicilian specialties. Was featured on triple D.

  • Visited July 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
136 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“One of the best Italian Delis around”
Reviewed April 6, 2013

Rex has a wide variety of prepared meals and deli meats. They have a sandwich type item which is unbelieveable...I think it was the panzerotti. I also took home a couple of calzones which are a great value at 3.99 each. There are always free samples and a ton of homemade pastas and sauces if you want to grab something for dinner at home. This is always a good stop if you're near o'hare and want some great Italian food.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank JimJ321
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Nauvoo
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“Really good Sausages”
Reviewed March 5, 2013

Glad the Guy from Diners Drive ins and Dives found this place. It is a little hidden but some fo the best places are. I had the sausage and pasta but if I had seen the sandwiches I may have ordered one of them also. Deli style with raw foods to take home and make great Italian or buy the prepared items from the lunch counter. Don't forget the desert. I was in Heaven.

  • Visited February 2013
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3 Thank olivegarden
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