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Via Roma

686 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4584
+1 847-768-7461
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“prosciutto” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
686 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4584
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've now dined at Via Roma twice. Both times I've had excellent food. I was there on a Friday night this time and it was very busy. As mentioned the food was great, but our service was a little spotty. It was very difficult to...More

Thank Awilda0216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food here, but small. Can BYOB and and has seating outside. Might have to wait for table at busy times.

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was born and raised in Italy and I do know about Italian food. This is why I highly recommend Via Roma as an authentic Italian food gem! Chef Alessandro not only knows how to cook but has a great fun personality and his wife...More

Thank frenchmarisa
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed Via Roma twice last week. I couldn't get enough. Fresh and authentic. My favorite continues to be their carbonara. I order off the daily specials board quite often and have only ever had one Miss step. Their chicken park is not the style I...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I love this restaurant. I eat here quite often. The owners are wonderful and the chef is a genuine transplant from Rome. I've eaten at a ton of Italian restaurants and so far this one reminds me the most of the food I had when...More

Thank chopsockey
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went there with two couples, who had been many times. We went on a weekend, and the place was jammed. They don't take reservations, so you might have a long wait, but we were lucky. The menu is extensive, and it includes many specials....More

Thank Ronald T
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I went there with a couple of friends before a show at the Prairie Lakes theater. BYOB is great so we spent more on food. We ordered the pumpkin ravioli an appetizer. It was delicious. I had a cod entree while one of my friends...More

Thank aliceo718
Reviewed 9 April 2017

small family restaurant bring you own bottle. love the staff and food many thanks happy to there again and again

Thank darren b
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My wife and I stopped in for dinner (without children) and brought a bottle of Vino. The service was great and the food was excellent. I had the home made meat lasagna and my wife ordered off the menu pasta with vodka sauce. The Lemoncello...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The appetizers are pretty good, the main courses are so-so. Pretty cool that it's BYOB. Nice family-owned atmosphere as well.

Thank Arthur B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
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16:00 - 22:00
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10:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 686 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4584
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-768-7461
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Phone number is 847-768-7461, zip code 60016
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