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Gianni's Cafe

18 W Station St, Palatine, IL 60067-5099
+1 847-991-1416
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (6 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
“house salad” (2 reviews)
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18 W Station St, Palatine, IL 60067-5099
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner at Gianni's this past Friday and we were pleasantly surprised! Ambiance: Cozy and old school. Surprisingly busy for a Friday night so be sure to make a reservation. Service: Our server was super friendly and helpful. She had the utmost patience with my...More

Thank ameenadin
Reviewed March 30, 2018

3 of us went out for dinner at Giann's Cafe. We made reservations and were taken promtly. Service was attentive and food was delivered at a even pace.

Thank Stan K
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food, service & ambience , Given a private room without asking for it. Everyone liked their meals. Would go back there in a heartbeat. Also complimentary valet parking.

Thank Bonzarelli50
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Many people do not they have happy hour 3-6 half priced apps We make it out dinner with a couple glasses of wine Chicken tenders plump juicy spicy meatballs rolled eggplant all excellent Add a half order of pasta viola dinner

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent. I had the veal marsalas and my wife had the linguini with white clam sauce. They were both very good. The bread was also very good. I thought the prices were very high for italian food.

Thank Robin K
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Was here for party , so we had set menu of house salad, chicken picatta, mosticiolli with supreme sauce. Supreme sauce is absolutely divine.all at table also commented on how fresh and tasty bread is.

Thank lesyukon
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Simply, everything went well on the several times I have been there for lunch or dinner. Service and food were exceptional, particularly on a busy night

Thank Lawlen
Reviewed December 12, 2017

I live in UK and come and stay w family in Palatine once a year. When I am here it's always multiple trips to gianni's. Large cocktails, prompt service and delicious food. Last time we had the short rib pasta-omg, and a breaded chicken cutlet...More

Thank karenk58
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

I had the chicken giardiniera with sausage. So amazing. They have a good wine selection as well. You won't be disappointed. Kid friendly too.

Thank johnmod
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Food is excellent and staff is great. Owners come around to say hello and make certain all is prepared and serve as expected!

Thank Moneysal
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Questions & Answers
June 28, 2016|
Response from MAry Z | Reviewed this property |
I haven't noticed a private room, however it wouldn't hurt to call both locations. The deer park location is very small. Maybe they can shut the restaurant down to accommodate the party.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Station St, Palatine, IL 60067-5099
    (Palatine & Plum Grove Rds.)
  • Public Transportation: 2 Blocks East of the Metra Station in Downtown Palatine.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palatine
  • Phone Number: +1 847-991-1416
  • E-mail
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