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Reviewed 27 August 2022

Our party of four had a wonderful dinner. We started with salads and then each couple split an entree since the portions are so large. (There is a charge for this.) My husband and I had raviolis and my sister and brother-in-law had lasagna. Really...good. Nice wine list. The restaurant is housed in a former church. Warm and beautiful atmosphere. They only had one server working. He was busy but professional and calm.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 19 June 2022

Five of us had a delicious meal including Chilean Sea Bass accompanied by a delicious sauce. The crème brûlée provided a perfect finishing touch to the meal.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 12 April 2022 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and excellent authentic Italian food. I would recommend it to all of my friends and family!! We had bread, lasagna, chicken parm, and an asparagus appetizer. Large portions and friendly staff.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 19 January 2022 via mobile

Wonderful Ziti Quattro Formagia. The sauce was exquisite and the portion humongous. The rigatoni with sausage, mushrooms and onions was very flavorful and the portion was enough for 3 people! Definitely a restaurant I would highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 4 September 2021 via mobile

We arrived and the placed was packed. We had reserved to eat outside and were worried that it might not be well serviced. Totally wrong. Great service, excellent wine choices, very good Negroni, amazing and HUGE portions at reasonable prices. Definitely worth a visit with...an owner who personally sees you are well served. Bravo!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 7 August 2021 via mobile

The waiters and waitresses in the past have been wonderful. Tonight we apparently had the owner as our waiter. He was absolutely rude and obviously didn’t want to be there. The service was so bad I don’t want to even return and we visit there...at least once a month. Very disappointedMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 15 March 2021 via mobile

We made reservations two weeks before for 7 PM. My husband and I arrived at 10 till seven, and the girl grab menus and said I’m going to seat you upstairs. Our other couple wasn’t there but they were there within two minutes, still before...7 o’clock. all of a sudden it became another wait for 10 minutes then we were told that our waitress was busy and it was gonna be a while. Funny because they seated two other parties that had arrived after us. It was like they wanted us to leave. We asked how long it would going to be and she said could be about 20 minutes so we decided we’d wait. Finally after another 15 minutes we sat down at the bar, not that it was offered but there was no one at the bar manning the bar. We were basically ignored. After the fourth time my husband finally got up again and asked then all of a sudden they had a table for us. This was an hour and a half past our reservation time. The only saving grace was the waitress we ended up having was very attentive an excellent. Can’t say that for the rest of the staff or how it was being run. Not once did management come around or ask if there was anything wrong. Each staff had to fend for themselves. Each waitress had to make their own drinks. Very poorly runMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 24 January 2021 via mobile

Great for curbside pic up Fast with healthy portions. Love the food and nice atmosphere would recommend to all !!!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 13 August 2020

Fantastic food and great staff. Couldn't ask for a better evening. Made feel really welcome. Can't wait to go back again. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 8 August 2020 via mobile

Glad I did not look at reviews before I went. This place is a gem! In this Covid era I look for places with nice outdoor patios and this has it. A lovely place to enjoy dinner on a brick patio surrounded by flowers and...beautiful lights. My only request would be to have some nice Sinatra music in the background to complete the mood. The service we had was great and the food outstanding- I would recommend the gnocchi- some of the lightest I’ve ever had and the rigatoni was delicious ! A great place and we will be back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 18 July 2020

We have been in St. Charles for 2 weeks now at a horse show and this is the most enjoyable meal we have had by far! The burrata and Prosciutto was amazing. The fresh, wild caught Dover sole was perfect, and the home made lasagna...was outstanding. The wine list is extensive and competitively priced. The atmosphere is romantic and elegant. And the service was personal and attentive - thanks Jaime! Grazie!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 14 June 2020

We love Nuova and wanted to get carrot tonight. Called for 45 minutes no answer. We usually eat in but with corona haven’t been able to. Trying to help local stay in business but they don’t answer their phone. Guess we’ll call villa Verona.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 12 June 2020 via mobile

Party of four, in the outdoor dining area. We split an order of tortellini, ordered a Hawaiian pizza, rigatoni with sausage in a vodka sauce, and a “pollo rollini”. Complimentary bread was nice and warm, great with the olive oil. The salad with the dressing...was great. Tortellini was really good, the sauce was nice and creamy, a nice go-with the tortellini. The Hawaiian pizza was freshly baked and excellent. The rigatoni was great and the “pollo rollini” was also great for the people in our party. The atmosphere of the outdoor dining area itself was excellent, a nice day outside. Just an FYI, there is an $4 fee for splitting entrees. Would recommend and return.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 8 March 2020 via mobile

Everything about this place make the experience. Great cocktails, appetizers and the food is fresh. Old school Roman Italian

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 16 February 2020

We met old time friends here for dinner on a Saturday night. We had a reservation for 7 p.m. It took about 5 minutes to get our table ready, which was fine. The problem started after we were seated. No one came to get our...drink order for 20 minutes. Then it took another 15 minutes to bring our drinks. Our server was non-existent unless he was taking our order. He never came back to check on us or refill our water. While we were placing our order he seemed very annoyed and was very short in answering our questions. After we ordered it took over TWO HOURS to get our food. The food was good but this is unacceptable. We voiced our complaints to the manager and our waiter but there was not anything done. We were just told it was busy. The tables were not even all full! I would hate to see what would happen if they were. This is basic Italian food. Most of it can be prepared in advance. I cannot fathom the reason it took so long, but there was never an apology or anything to make us want to come back again. We will not return here again. Very disappointing!! ,More

Date of visit: February 2020
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