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Bimbo's Italian Restaurant

1318 N Riverside Dr, McHenry, IL 60050-4510
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (11 reviews)
“braised beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1318 N Riverside Dr, McHenry, IL 60050-4510
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything that I have tried at Bimbo’s has been excellent! The service is very attentive and the dirty martinis are yummy. It is not necessarily a cheap place to eat, but well worth the cost in terms of quality and freshness. It is my go...More

Thank mkatzenmayer
Reviewed 5 February 2018

WE went on a Wednesday night and it was full. They do have some tables in the gaming area so we were able to be seated right away. I had the lasagna and my friend had the braised beef crepes. Both were excellent. We shared...More

Thank spunky617
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is the best restaurant in town for a special dinner. The Berkshire pork chop and country rigatoni are favorites. It can be loud for older people who do not hear well. The owners are always eager to please patrons and to make whatever people...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We never have had a bad meal here. I especially like the Vestuvio either steak or chicken. They also have a nice selection of wine to go with. Friendly and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank nanfodor
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Recently brought out some potential new clients in for a dinner. The server was great, very patient and not pushy as we unfortunately occupied the table longer than we should have. Food was on point, especially the braised beef crepes, and the homemade carrot cake...More

Thank lucasdB458NX
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

So service was fonomonal. The server went out of her way to help and accommodate us. We had arancine, a garlic and cheese plate , salad , soup , steak dish and shrimp pasta dish. Food was great cooked perfectly. My only beef was I...More

Thank bamandag
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Food is always good, service is very friendly. Great place for dinner and meeting with friends. The weekend special are something you will want to experience.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We've go several times a year and have never had reason to complain, or feel that the food was less than excellent. The steaks are high quality beef and the pasta dishes taste like your Gramma is in the kitchen cooking. Very good wine selections...More

Thank MaryAnn H
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We picked this restaurant for it’s location and good reputation. We weren’t disappointed by the atmosphere or the delicious food. There was a variety of Italian dishes, and other choices on the main menu as well as specials of the day. The wine list was...More

Thank Valedia
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I attended a rehearsal dinner here for a friend's wedding. The service and attention to all dinner guests was impeccable and the wine and desserts were delicious!!!

Thank Becky M
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Michelle P
16 September 2017|
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Response from roberthO6992BG | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Robert. Usually, we go dressy casual. I have not noticed anyone there in shorts and a t-shirt but we usually go for dinner. I would feel free to go in nice jeans and a dress top and my husband wears Dockers slacks and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1318 N Riverside Dr, McHenry, IL 60050-4510
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  McHenry
  • Phone Number: 815-385-1444
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