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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
16:00 - 21:00
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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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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

OK, I am in a real quandary. I think three and a half stars is more appropriate, only because I found the place and the food just so average. The staff was nice, though at times it seemed we were in a corner even though we were in the middle of the place. The food was good. We had a... More 

Thank baldmongoose
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant is laid back and food is great. The calamari was the best I've ever had. The service was outstanding. If yore dining in a private area for parties be forewarned there's no elevator and lots of stairs. We were there for a graduation party.

Thank ruthie123
Naperville, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't expect to carry on an intimate conversation especially if your partner is hard of hearing. But that is the only negative there is about this wonderful restaurant. The hospitality at the front desk, the service, and, most of all, the food combine perfectly for an outstanding dining experience. It's long been my first choice for special occasions.

Thank papaxton70
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for business and my local contact recommended La Sorella for dinner. They hit a home run with our group. Our dinner was served family style with a nice selection of several favorites and everything we had was outstanding. Some of the best Italian food I've ever had. Along with the delicious food, the service was fantastic. All the... More 

Thank biglbo
Galena, Illinois
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the 3-course lunch and everything was excellent. Started with the great bread and dipping oil, then the bruschetta and creamy chicken soup. My second course was the salad with scallops and grilled shrimp. Dessert was tiramisu that was fabulous. All of this was only $16 and I took home half of the salad it was so huge.

Thank boot1973
West Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch with a friend. We both had ciabatta sandwiches - me the Caprese and my friend, the salmon. HUGE sandwiches. With a large salad on the side. We both loved the sandwiches. Waiter was extremely attentive. Wonderful vibe to the place, easy to find. Parking is always a bit of challenge in downtown Naperville, so plan to... More 

Thank BookReader31
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Food was great...but service was so slow I thought it was coming from FRANCE. Asked for an Ice tea...at the beginning of my meal it came near the end. Everyone at our table who ordered alcohol got theirs...Hmmm...Chicken and salmon were both very good. If you go don't sit near or under the AC...

Thank Loiebell
Naperville, Illinois
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Always a great fall back place to get some great Food!! Or make it your go to when you really can't make up your mind on where to go for dinner! Salads and fresh fish are super! the pasta is always a winner. You can not make a mistake going here!!!

Thank Jim H
Oswego, Illinois
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166 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant and superb service. With constant influx of new dining spots in downtown, La Sorella has been an established hit for 25 years. Food was excellent, and many unique Italian offerings. Nice selection of daily specials. Perfect spot for a quiet dinner and relaxed dining experience.

Thank DisneyDad21
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105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We ate here because so many local people recommended the place. We were pleased and enjoyed the food. The restaurant is located in a beautiful building in their downtown district My friend ordered the ceaser salad and said it was just o.k.but we enjoyed our main course-a chicken alfredo dish. They also serve an oil with an italian bread before... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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?