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Costa's Italian Ristorante

133 E Blackhawk Dr, Byron, IL 61010-8924
+1 815-234-4707
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible4%
1 week ago
“2nd visit but it has been a very long time.”
7 Apr 2017
“Expensive pizza but worth it”
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
133 E Blackhawk Dr, Byron, IL 61010-8924
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 14 had reservations, and we were given a limited menu with about 10-12 items. It had a large salad, fried cod, steak and the rest were pasta dishes. I very seldom order Italian food at restaurants coming from a Italian house hold....More

Thank kcomets
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We almost always order carry-out pizza or delivery and have only eaten inside once or twice. The pizza is very good, but is also pretty expensive for the area. Their beer nuggets are our favorite side order. Service is always quick at the drive-up window...More

Thank Popcorn84
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We went to the restaurant with a party of 8 on a Thursday evening. There was only one other table (of four people) at the restaurant when we arrived. We waited quite a while for our waitress to bring us our menus. In fact a...More

Thank meliDyr
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Guess tonight was a bad night- The place wasn't very busy but it took a long time to get our salads out to begin the meal. Then they were small and a little on the wilted/dry side. The waiter was extremely friendly, however the whole...More

Thank DrNana1
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Their alfredo sauce tastes like flour & pasty. Surprising for an Italian restaurant. I have eaten here on several occasions, each time trying something new because I was unhappy with what I had ordered previously. They do offer large portions, but the food quality is...More

Thank vacationer66
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Impulse stop while driving through town. Had not been for several years. They had made a few minor changes in decor and opened up the main dining room. Seated promptly and ordered drinks. Not very busy when we arrived. Ordered food and recieved house salad...More

Thank pote97
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Costas seems like the sort of place trying to find its true identify. Décor is your run of the mill Italian look, murals, pillars and ivy, could use some updating. Service is prompt and courteous and the entrees are more than enough to fill you...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I had the Egg plant Parmigiana nice thick slices and fixed just right firm not mushy, the sauce was delicious. My husband had Homemade cannelloni, with a slightly sweeter sauce, the house wine Cab was really nice. They have an extended menu, steaks, fish etc...Would...More

Thank twyleah
Reviewed 10 December 2014

We arrived Sunday night about 7pm. Greated quickly and seated. Dining room had only 2 other tables occupied and no one at the bar. We brought friends from Rockford for an evening out. This is a great place for very good food in a charming...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We visited this restaurant at 7 p.m. on a Saturday evening. We were surprised to find only 3 other tables occupied in such a large dining room. We stood at the hostess stand for a few minutes before being greeted by a cook who told...More

Thank michaelpT4325XN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 E Blackhawk Dr, Byron, IL 61010-8924
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Byron
  • Phone Number: +1 815-234-4707
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