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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
11:30 - 21:30
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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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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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156 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank SaundraPlover
Hauppauge, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We weren't expecting to find such a great Italian meal in Naperville. The food was matched by the attentive and upbeat service given by the waiter and everyone we encountered. The food was excellent from the salad right on through to dessert. It was vey busy, but the staff squeezed us in which was fortunate. Highly recommend a visit when... More 

Thank steve g
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A regular Stop for me when visiting Naperville. I love chicken Piccata. It is not on their menu but they make it for me anyway. How awesome is that?! Delish!

Thank Beverly W
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

If you want to spend good money on Italian food then look elsewhere. The service was pushy and the food was mediocre and best.

Thank mjmamak72
Naperville, Illinois, United States
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We live near La Sorella in Naperville, and it really is our 'goto' when we want to go out but be close and comfortable. Pizzas as a shared appetizer or individual meal are can't miss. Minestrone soup is old world and great. And pastas and fish are always perfectly done and change frequently. This last time I had the lamb... More 

Thank John R
Naperville, Illinois
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

La Sorella is part of a Chicago area chain of Italian restaurants which grew out of a Taylor Street favorite, Francesca. They use mostly fresh ingredients and change their menu often. In addition to several pastas, they will have some lighter entrees and excellent salads. And you can count on fabulous dessert choices. The tables are very close together and... More 

Thank Linda B
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116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal at this restaurant. This time was no exception. We came at 1PM and not good weather. We were treated like royalty. They served from lunch and dinner menu and the service was personable and expertly done. Veal medallions were incredible.

Thank jjmg4423

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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?