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Mama Luigi's Restaurant

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7500 S Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, IL 60455
+1 708-496-0900
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, super service. From the host that seats you to the wait staff, very attentive to your needs. Food is excellent.

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Bridgeview, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I always look forward to a date here with my wife of over 40 years. I could make a meal on their brochetta and crusty bread. I always manage to order a Serloin "Cowboy Steak" over half of which I bring home for Steak and Eggs for breakfast on another day. Table service is good and I think the bar... More 

Thank Timothy R
Burbank, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Large selection on menu. Italian food at it's best. Reasonably priced, lunch and dinner menu. Has many of the standard items that most Italian restaurants. The food is always good and the service is friendly and quick.

Thank R2009AWnickl
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We went here for post funeral meal. There weren't enough tables set up, the bathroom was small, dated and dirty. The salad looked like it was bagged ice burg lettuce and had 1 cherry tomato and 1 cucumber. We had a family style meal. The pasta, sausage, green beans, and roast beef were decent. Bread was served warm. The staff... More 

Thank Kcm1996
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Nice neighborhood restaurant. Been here many times before. Food quality is consistent, always very good. Service though could be much better. The last 2 times I was there, it took the servers quite a while to come to the table. When they do come, they come with a jar of bruschetta along with parmesan cheese. No bread. Both times I... More 

Thank Skopek82
Burbank, Illinois
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Excellent fresh pasta dishes with friendly service. Good parking and room for group dining or intimate tables. Friendly atmosphere and traditional menu for lunch or dinner.

Thank larryoldenl
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Our first time here but we'll go back when traveling out of Midway again. Yes, it has old decor, I consider it charming. Many of the customers were known by name, obvious regulars. Food is old style Italian, very tasty. Service was prompt. I don't think this place deserves the bad reviews, if you are expecting Olive Garden type food... More 

Thank nursenjm
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Had dinner with friends at Mama Luigi's, the service was wonderful, bread with oil, pesto and cheese was delicious and warm. We all ordered the special "Mixed Grill", it was very tasty and delicious. This was chicken, sausage, filets and potatoes, such good flavors! We had a choice of soup or salad. My salad was very fresh, with olives, and... More 

Thank Mary Lynn S
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Seriously, YUM! The whole meal was wonderful! We were celebrating a family birthday and visited this restaurant with a group. Everything was perfect. The menu had everything, great appetizer, entrée and beverage selections. The portions were huge and everyone left full. We passed each plate around so everyone could try a bite of each dish and there wasn't a dud... More 

Thank babymama
Midwest, USA
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

The thing that sets this restuarant apart from others is the way they do the excellent food and settings. From the moment you sit down, it is all about making sure you have plenty of great food to satisify your hunger. It starts with the incredible homemade bruschetta and oven fresh warm bread, lots of it. Whether it's soup or... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7500 S Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, IL 60455
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bridgeview
  • Phone Number: +1 708-496-0900
Mama luigi's restaurant. Family owned and operated since the 1940's, we are known as one of the south side's finest italian restaurants. Mama luigi's restaurant offers authentic italian cuisine for lunch and dinner. Mama luigi's restaurant is conveniently located in chicago's southwest suburbs (bridgeview) at 7500 south harlem avenue, just 2 miles south of i-55, 2 miles north of i-294 only minutes away from midway airport. We are easily accessible from the entire chicago land area. Our traditional italian menu features old-world favorites and family recipes, like our incredibly delicious chicken breast vesuvio, baked lasagna, veal marsala, and stuffed eggplant parmigiana. All of our sauces are made fresh daily and you can taste the difference. Since mama luigi's restaurant opened it's doors in 1948, it has become known as the south side's premier italian restaurant. In addition to our traditional italian cuisine, mama luigi's offers juicy, tender flame-grilled steaks such as our new york strip or our mouth-watering filet mignon medallions. Seafood lovers are sure to appreciate our calamari served grilled or fried, baked clams oreganoto, and fresh salmon or walleye along with daily seafood specials. We invite you to finish off your meal with an espresso or cappuccino and a piece of our award-winning tiramisu! Can't get enough of our exceptional broschetta, homemade italian sausage or sauce? Take some home in pint or quart portions. Looking for the perfect place to hold your next event? Mama luigi's offers elegant banquet facilities for all your celebration needs. With accommodations for parties up to 300 people, we can help you craft a once in a lifetime event! Holding a celebration at home? Allow us to cater your event. Our excellent menu items come in full tray and half tray sizes to suit your individual catering needs. Your guests are sure to be impressed with our sumptuous fare. Mama luigi's makes shopping easy. Give the taste of italy with a mama luigi's gift card for birthdays, anniversaries, or any special occasion. Mama luigi's gift cards make a great gift and are always available.

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