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La ZaZa Trattoria

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5 S 1st St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2801
+1 630-443-9304
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Falls Church, Virginia
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Large portion of well presented. Italian food. The. Appetizer calamari were not greasy and tender. The special with clams, shrimp and linquine weretasty but not al dente. It had a greens, slivered garlic and cherry tomatoes. An oil-kissed sauce. I was part of. A big party and everyone was happy with whitefish, chicken and pork chops.

Thank Harry508
Saint Charles, Illinois
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

ZaZas is one of our favorites. The white fish is excellent! Specials are always tasty. I love the original room with its recent improvements. Back in the day this building was a store where you purchased your kids Girl Scout/Boy Scout uniforms. I also love the hustle of 1st Street with all its choices!

Thank japeterson7569
Elmhurst, Illinois
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at this restaurant, loved the location and ambiance it offered. We had the veal medallions and the awesome lamb chops. The food was seasoned to perfection, excellent service as well. We will come again, thanks La Za Za!!

Thank Chooseynat
Saint Louis, Missouri
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384 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience with seven diners went from bad to worse. We arrived on time for our reservation but were told there would be a short wait. No problem. It happens.The short wait turned into almost an hour. And the last 15 minutes were punctuated with excuses -- the guests are just paying. You will be seated within five minutes. The... More 

Thank Arthur H
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So fortunate to have a wonderful restaurant in St. Charles. Very attentive service and food well prepared. Highly recommend for a great evening. We have been coming here for years and have never been disappointed. The food is consistently done superbly and even the specials so I can highly recommend Za Zas Restaurant. If you have a chance go have... More 

Thank MaryKelley
Naperville, Illinois
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102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we ordered was well-prepared, from the stuffed artichoke to the end of meal coffee. Our server watched the table and timed her visits well. We were neither rushed nor neglected. Go to Zaza's and enjoy.

Thank MD060703
Lincoln, NE
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273 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

On the recommendation of a client, I visited ZaZa’s on a Wednesday evening about 6:00pm. I could see a separate room that looked to be pretty full already, but I was seated in the “outer” dining room, with windows facing the Fox River across a parking lot. Some bread with marinara sauce and water was quickly brought to my table,... More 

Thank Paul K
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149 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Good tasty Italian food and good drinks menu. Portions of both starters and main meals were huge, could have fed 2 with my pasta for my main! Great friendly waitress and good atmosphere.

Thank mh2111
Saint Charles, Illinois
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We got the corner table and were treated to a wonderful view of the street life of St. Charles! Fantastic food. Our server was October, and she was so nice and helpful. Highly recommend. Make reservations, though...this place is small!

Thank Jennifer V
Springfield, Ohio
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I was invited to ZaZas for a business dinner. The goat cheese appetizer was delicious. The calamari appetizer came as whole pieces of calamari, not just friend rings and was also great. I ordered the filet, rare, and it came out properly done. My colleagues got the white fish, salmon, and pork chop entrees and were equally satisfied. A nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 50
Steakhouse, Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 S 1st St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2801
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 630-443-9304
For years, Zaza's has been dedicated to providing excellent food and service at our two locations: La Zaza's Trattoria in St. Charles and Zaza's Italian Steakhouse in Addison.
We want you to know there are restaurants in the area using names similar to our own, but they are not related to, or affiliated with us in any manner.

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