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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” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (13 reviews)
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686 Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4584
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charming restaurant has nice ambiance and wonderful Italian food. They have daily specials which are delicious. Nice service, little patio outside for the nice days. Very friendly service, can be quick if on a lunch hour, just let them know. No alcohol is served,...More

Thank Carrie K
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Searching for somewhere to eat as we do Park and Ride out of O'hare I came across Via Roma. No need to ever look again we will happily be back! It is a byob so we brought a nice bottle of red from home. There...More

Thank voyageurfoodie
Reviewed 4 March 2018

BYOB...great food...friendly staff. One of the best restaurants in Des Plaines. Check the website for time as they are not open every day.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 4 March 2018

You can bring your own wine to this wonderful restaurant. They are closed on Sunday all day and Monday and Tuesday evenings. It is a small restaurant and they don't take reservations so we try to get there before six. Everything we have had has...More

Thank 216Seniors
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Friends night out, a group of eight of us get together with good bottle of wine and delicious Italian food ! Starting out with the Burrata which is a must try Mozerella with a creamy center plated with prosciutto, olives, and artichoke just delicious !...More

Thank Mena L
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Chao Bella! I was in the area visiting freinds and they said come on lets grab lunch. We beat the rush and as I walked in from the back entrance I got the vibration Via Roma was of the charts. Charming, Quaint, Fresh are the...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Via Roma has to be my favorite restaurant in Des Plaines. The food is always fresh and specials are always changing. Love the BYOB with no cork fee. Located in a small store front in downtown Des Plaines, Via Roma is worth the wait for...More

Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 6 December 2017

A charming but busy place. It is very popular, so be prepared to wait at peek times, but it is well worth the wait.

Thank frauevi
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Very good every time we've been there. Friendly and professional staff. Small and intimate place. Park in back.

Thank 801robinb
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very cozy family run Italian restaurant. No reservations accepted. True BYOB meaning $0 corkage. They hand you an opener and you do the work. Four of us went, all had excellent meals. Your choice of pastas, fresh fish, meats all cooked Italian style.

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LIsa L, Owner at Via Roma, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for dining with us we are very pleased to hear you and your guests enjoyed your meals and our byob policy. look forward to serving you again soon Grazie!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Phone number is 847-768-7461, zip code 60016
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