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1551 N Illinois Route 3, Waterloo, IL 62298-3363
+1 618-939-9909
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (6 reviews)
“spiedini” (4 reviews)
“lasagna” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
1551 N Illinois Route 3, Waterloo, IL 62298-3363
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Reviewed 5 days ago

About fell over. Order white sauce on pasta and they charged me $2.00 more. Said it takes longer to make and more ingredients. Bull. All white sauce is is heavy whipping cream, salt, pepper, and parm. cheese. Give me a break. Over priced. Lacks atmosphere...More

Thank bubbareview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for dinner on a weeknight while in the area for work. I was seated right away and the service was exceptional the whole visit. I had a bowl of navy bean soup and the chicken masala and both were delicious. I will definitely return!!

Thank David C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We've been 3 times since discovering it. Once alone, once in pair and once with group. Truly a small gem of a restaurant despite a capacity of about 50. The food is freshly prepared and it shows as does the caliber of ingredients. Might want...More

Thank Arianna N
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Good Italian in a strip mall. Dining room is cramped and service is only ok But the food is pretty good

Thank kiyaker
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We have enjoyed since opening Just returned from extend trip New cod scampi on lunch menu is deliouis One of best seafood meals Anywhere. We also really like Lasanga rich and a giant meal Chicken Spedini my everyday favorite great service and the owner knows...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Delicious Italian Food. Very good recipes. Always hot and fresh ingredients. Chef will come out to speak to you to be sure you are happy. Very reasonably priced. Do try the cajun pasta! OMG!!

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I had high expectations based on the reviews. Fish was overcooked and tasted "fishy" and old. Pasta was also overcooked. Carrot soup was bland. Spaghetti was ok, salad was good. Server was really good.

Thank NewWaterloo
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Think maybe we ordered the wrong thing. The lunch grilled cod serving was maybe 4 Oz at the most. The broccoli serving was nicely cooked but both of those were way too greasy. I might try it once more for pasta .. but I don't...More

Thank Dorothy J
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We like to stop in here for some excellent food, and we were not disappointed with the new menu -- Tried tilapia with pistacho crusted cover and crispy potatoes --- just over the Top. Many new selections we will be back. The owner, Fredie takes...More

Thank rollinsthomas
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I've had several dishes here - some were the evening specials, some from the menu...never had a bad meal here. Service has always been very good. The chef always comes out a greets the customers.

Thank bsavering
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1551 N Illinois Route 3, Waterloo, IL 62298-3363
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 618-939-9909
  • E-mail
(618) 939-9909
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