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“For years wonderful place to dine.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Francesco's Hole In The Wall

Francesco's Hole In The Wall
Ranked #2 of 7 Dessert in Northbrook
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
Level Contributor
44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“For years wonderful place to dine.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The veal chop in lemon sauce was OUTSTANDING! The ambiance is quaint European. The service is excellent. Fun dining.

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1 Thank Francesca Jo C
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“This is the place to eat!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I'm from Brooklyn living in Chicago. I am very homesick and was looking for a place that would be like back home. This is it! From the personal greeting at the door to the amazing homemade food served at your table as fresh as can be! I make it here every month once a month because I live 1 hour and a half away from here! This is it I found the best place be t to home in Illinois!

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Thank adimitrakis
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Lake Forest, IL
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206 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
“The best !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Great food on the cheap! Limited space parking lot! Get there early and bring cash! No credit cards. Worth the hassle. A local dining institution!

Visited December 2012
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Thank Robert T
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Same old”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Just the same old heavy american italian food that's done all over chicago. Big portions of mediocre food that had the table next to us "wowed". If you like that sort of thing this is the place for you.

Visited October 2012
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Thank bob b
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Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“cozy atmosphere - americanized food and sizes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

The atmosphere was really cozy and we really enjoyed the entire ambience. Don't mind sitting a small squeezed in tables for good food and atmosphere. However, the food was a little disappointing. We really thought we would have a true italian eatery (due to word of mouth) but to us it was more like any americanized over cheesey wanna be italian. Guess we are just too spoiled having spent some years in Italy.

Visited June 2012
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