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Carlucci Downers Grove

1801 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1371
+1 630-512-0990
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1801 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1371
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Reviewed 3 days ago

"Male bartender had an attitude and made a cosmo incorrectly. Had female bartender make it and it was wonderful. Male bartender preceded to have an attitude when asked about the beer on tap. We let it go, went and ordered dinner in the dining room....More

Thank AnnLG
Reviewed 6 days ago

For my mother's birthday we decided to give Carlucci's a try. It seemed nicer, but not super fancy. I showed up with an ice cream cake to surprise her after dinner. I informed the very nice hostess upon arrival I would like this brought out...More

Thank Kelsey L
ChicagoGChicago, General Manager at Carlucci Downers Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I'm sorry your last visit was not a typical memorable experience, but we have found too many inaccuracies in this review to respond.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So for a little back story my lady is a first generation American her people were from Sicily . She started crying because it reminded her of her grandfathers cooking. I had chicken parmigiana 20 She had Linguini 19 Cheese cake 7 For the area...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Food was delicious. Bruschetta took a bit long however and came in an unorthodox manner (Large amounts of Cheese, Tomatoes and Olives on Side with few pieces of bread). Tasted delicious just needed more bread at least.

Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Love this place, have never had a miss here. Solid Italian fare with excellent service and food. Good place to take the whole family.

1  Thank 30,043
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We went for Easter brunch. Had a 1 PM seating and did not get seated until 1:55 PM. Dozens and dozens of people were packed into the lobby area waiting to be seated for almost an hour. The food was average, The buffet line was...More

Thank Allison H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The best way to spend a penny, for all day on Friday, with an entree, you can have 2 glasses of wine, each a penny. Viola!

1  Thank Dawn K
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to give Carlucci's a try got a new place. We made a reservation. I noticed the parking lot was almost empty for lunch when we arrived. We were greeted and seated. Juan was our server. We ordered calamari and Bruschetta appetizers. Entrees were...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 March 2017

34 reviews 2.0 star rating 3/2/2017 I absolutely love Carlucci's in Rosemont and thought this would be the same and it was close to our hotel. BIG MISTAKE! My favorite at Rosemont Carlucci's is Ossobuco D'Agnello Braised Lamb Shank with Creamy Mascarpone Polenta and Chianti...More

Thank Judi B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were a large party for my Granddaughter's birthday. We received excellent service and were never rushed even though we stayed significantly longer than the normal restaurant visit. I highly recommend it for a very Italian experience.

Thank frankbettym
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1371
    (Butterfield and I355)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-512-0990
  • E-mail
For nearly 25 years, Carlucci Restaurants have been known for great food, wine, and exceptional service. All served in a stylish, yet casual atmosphere.At Carlucci we are committed to giving our customers a truly unique Italian dining experience that is inspired from our many visits to Italy.Whether it's a business meeting, family dinner or any special occasion we have a variety of banquet menus and private party rooms that will meet all of your needs and expectations.
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