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La Sorella di Francesca

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18 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5309 (Washington)
+1 630-961-2706
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Hauppauge, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We weren't expecting to find such a great Italian meal in Naperville. The food was matched by the attentive and upbeat service given by the waiter and everyone we encountered. The food was excellent from the salad right on through to dessert. It was vey busy, but the staff squeezed us in which was fortunate. Highly recommend a visit when... More 

Thank steve g
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A regular Stop for me when visiting Naperville. I love chicken Piccata. It is not on their menu but they make it for me anyway. How awesome is that?! Delish!

Thank Beverly W
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

If you want to spend good money on Italian food then look elsewhere. The service was pushy and the food was mediocre and best.

Thank mjmamak72
Naperville, Illinois, United States
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We live near La Sorella in Naperville, and it really is our 'goto' when we want to go out but be close and comfortable. Pizzas as a shared appetizer or individual meal are can't miss. Minestrone soup is old world and great. And pastas and fish are always perfectly done and change frequently. This last time I had the lamb... More 

Thank John R
Naperville, Illinois
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

La Sorella is part of a Chicago area chain of Italian restaurants which grew out of a Taylor Street favorite, Francesca. They use mostly fresh ingredients and change their menu often. In addition to several pastas, they will have some lighter entrees and excellent salads. And you can count on fabulous dessert choices. The tables are very close together and... More 

Thank Linda B
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116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal at this restaurant. This time was no exception. We came at 1PM and not good weather. We were treated like royalty. They served from lunch and dinner menu and the service was personable and expertly done. Veal medallions were incredible.

Thank jjmg4423
Montgomery, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Came to celebrate my daughters 30th birthday...was a lovely setting, the food was delicious, and the staff very attentive and kind! Prices were very reasonable, and daily specials are a great bonus! Highly recommend!!

Thank SugarMac22
Naperville, Illinois
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I like the atmosphere here. It's very cozy, staff very friendly, high quality food served. I would recommend it to others.

Thank Woodward63
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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192 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We came here to celebrate my birthday and it was amazing! The ambiance is beautiful and the staff is very attentive. My husband was super pleased they carried bourban county stout beer! The pasta was super fresh and tasty as was the soups. Would definately recommend.

Thank Megan D
Naperville, Illinois
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious and reasonable lunch. Perfect for business while enjoying the meal and great service. Cut through the sandwich place if you park in the lot. This would be my top pick fir price and quality for any type of lunch visit in downtown Naperville.

Thank Paulette P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540-5309
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: +1 630-961-2706

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