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842 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1703
+1 847-295-8888
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Lake Forest, Illinois
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Love their thin crust pizza with sausage and mushrooms for about $20. This is the extra large too ! the salads are a little too much wild greens but you want to go for the pizza. Also their vegetarian sandwich is delish!

Thank Mary L
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016

i love the thin crust margherita pizza and always the classic style. wish they had a branch in vernon hills i have to get my son to pick it up as he lives in Lake Forest, I usually order from the Waukegan Rd. branch. Open one near me...

Thank victoriadel
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

The food quality is excellent, however, if what you received is different than what you ordered...there is a problem, Called a for a delivery with 4 items on it....one pizza had one t ingredient incorrect on it...plus one salad was not prepared properly....because of the long delivery time, it's useless to call back, as you will starve to death before... More 

Thank Dr T
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Most of the time we've had very good and timely delivery from Ferrentino's. There are off days however, where food arrives cold, or not totally cooked, which for the price is disappointing. If you spend almost $30 for a large cheese n sausage, you expect a good product all the time. The Chicken Caesar salad is consistently good.

Thank Susan2904
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

As always, the pizza is very good! We tried half pepperoni/pineapple and half Italian beef/giardiniera peppers and it was awesome! The service was good, and the employees were very nice!

Thank Mike F
Chicago, Illinois
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155 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Let me note the name is Ferentino's not Farentino's as listed by this site. I admit that having grown up on the southside of Chicago, I am spoiled. The large number of excellent choices for pizza simply create a high bar for others to meet. That being said, this is not bad. The thin and roma crusts are my favorites.... More 

Thank Anthony D
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This is a very nice local pizza shop with a lot of options. Sat outside on the walk which is nice on a summer day. Very friendly staff and accommodating,

Thank dersarjar
Waukegan, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Good atmosphere and plenty of food. Wait service was excellent. Courteous and attentive. Food was excellent. Steady flow of customers and several birthday occasions. Many families with young children.

Thank Sinkpack
Chicago, Illinois, Usa
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

The pizza is really good and there are a lot of options. I like that you can do pick-up or eat in. There are some really good choices for the favorite Italian food standbys, too. I recommend it!

Thank Karen P
Gurnee, Illinois
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I've had their delicious thin crust pizza. But I can't seem to order anything but the meatball sandwich - it is so good. Broiled cheese melted and slightly crisped over the fresh bread, generous meatballs, and I would lick the last drop of pomodoro sauce if it wasn't rude. I always think I'll just eat half and save the other... More 

Thank Julie T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 842 N Western Ave, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 847-295-8888

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