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Gianni's Cafe

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18 W Station St, Palatine, IL 60067-5099 (Palatine & Plum Grove Rds.)
+1 847-991-1416
Today
16:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went last week and ate dinner there. Salad was OK,bread was OK. I had the Chicken Parmesan which was OK. Not too big a cutlet and sauce was EH.My girlfriend had the shrimp fettuccine dish and it was OK.Prices were EH.,not really impressed.

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Chicago
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went on a Sunday night without knowing anything about Gianni's other than it's close to the train station and looks welcoming. The decor is Italian bistro with murals and stencils and stucco-looking walls made to look like an old Roman street scene. For dinner, this is not an everyday sort of place. Pasta dishes start at $14.95 and go up... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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249 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Had to get a super large salad and antipasto plate to take to a gathering of friends. Though they usually don't make up large antipasto plates (ordered 4 individual appetizer plates), they found a large tray and put it all together in a delicious display. Everyone loved it and were amazed at what we brought to the party (especially since... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I was on business in Rolling Meadows and heard there were some good restaurants in restored downtown of Palatine, IL I was not disappointed. Many Microbrews but I was in the mood for Italian. What a great decisions. We went on Tuesday and they had $25 bottle wine special. Food was delicious. I won't single out any of our meals... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Always a joy to bring family & friends to either location! Main entrees are super & the dessert is always a must (to share).

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Palatine, Illinois
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This was our third trip here and as always great service great food...every time we went with no reservations and still were seated immediately...the chicken Parmesan is my favorite meal so fat !!! You won't be disappointed

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Palatine, Illinois, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a great bday lunch, quiet atmosphere, delicious meal, great service and fine wine. Nice experience. I've been here for dinner and it was loud and crowded. Lunch was perfect.

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

A fabulous meal! I've been there with a group and as a couple, and enjoyed the food. It's a little noisy, however

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Palatine, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Can't believe it BUT I feel their Deer Park location serves better food. Not impressed with Palatine location.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Our party of 12 went for a holiday dinner and were mostly disappointed especially after I had told everyone what great reviews this restaurant had. Here are the reasons: 1) food was just ok, mostly salty. The Zupa di Pesce was big enough to split for 2 people and had lot of seafood but the sauce was too salty and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
16:00 - 22:30
Saturday
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Station St, Palatine, IL 60067-5099
    (Palatine & Plum Grove Rds.)
  • Public Transportation: 2 Blocks East of the Metra Station in Downtown Palatine.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palatine
  • Phone Number: +1 847-991-1416

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