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Mama Luigi's Restaurant

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7500 S Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, IL 60455
17084960900
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Our first time here but we'll go back when traveling out of Midway again. Yes, it has old decor, I consider it charming. Many of the customers were known by name, obvious regulars. Food is old style Italian, very tasty. Service was prompt. I don't think this place deserves the bad reviews, if you are expecting Olive Garden type food... More 

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Thank nursenjm
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Had dinner with friends at Mama Luigi's, the service was wonderful, bread with oil, pesto and cheese was delicious and warm. We all ordered the special "Mixed Grill", it was very tasty and delicious. This was chicken, sausage, filets and potatoes, such good flavors! We had a choice of soup or salad. My salad was very fresh, with olives, and... More 

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Thank Mary Lynn S
Minnesota
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Seriously, YUM! The whole meal was wonderful! We were celebrating a family birthday and visited this restaurant with a group. Everything was perfect. The menu had everything, great appetizer, entrée and beverage selections. The portions were huge and everyone left full. We passed each plate around so everyone could try a bite of each dish and there wasn't a dud... More 

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Midwest, USA
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

The thing that sets this restuarant apart from others is the way they do the excellent food and settings. From the moment you sit down, it is all about making sure you have plenty of great food to satisify your hunger. It starts with the incredible homemade bruschetta and oven fresh warm bread, lots of it. Whether it's soup or... More 

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Thank geoandsusan
Chicago, Illinois
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

We have been coming here for years (since my high school dances). Same family has owned it for 40+ years - and it is FANTASTIC. We came for an early dinner on NYE and we were very pleased! The dining room was full w/reservations, walk-ins were seated in the bar area and they were setting up for a NYE banquet... More 

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Thank annie b
Bridgeview, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

No matter what you have a taste for you'll find it at Mama's. This place has been there for as long as I can remember and getting better. The prime rib is excellent as well as any Italian dish you can think of. Antoinette the owner is friendly and will customize your food if you have special request. There is... More 

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Thank bluemoonde
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

We have been eating here for years. Actually, the food seems to be better every year, with novel,interesting presentations. The complete makeover of the interior has been completed, and It looks awesome, especially with new murals on the wall. My favorite entrees are the veal parm and the rigatoni with italian sausage. The service is good, and my favorite servers... More 

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Thank coolbreeze2
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Mama Luigis had been a part of our community ever since my kids were small. Vey family oriented, reasonably priced and food never changed it's quality. Place is clean and friendly staff. My kids are grown up and they suggesting the place every time we look for a place to go eat. Big factor that we love Mama Luigis is... More 

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Thank soccyn
Palos Hills, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Nice neighborhood restaurant and bar. Good food and the free bruschetta is excellent. They have recently renovated the place, which was much needed.

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Thank BancyN
Chicago, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

The food is good, the atmosphere not so much. Needs a makeover. The drinks are ok at best, but you will like the Italian food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7500 S Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, IL 60455
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bridgeview
  • Phone Number: 17084960900
Description
Mama luigi's restaurant. Family owned and operated since the 1940's, we are known as one of the south side's finest italian restaurants. Mama luigi's restaurant offers authentic italian cuisine for lunch and dinner. Mama luigi's restaurant is conveniently located in chicago's southwest suburbs (bridgeview) at 7500 south harlem avenue, just 2 miles south of i-55, 2 miles north of i-294 only minutes away from midway airport. We are easily accessible from the entire chicago land area. Our traditional italian menu features old-world favorites and family recipes, like our incredibly delicious chicken breast vesuvio, baked lasagna, veal marsala, and stuffed eggplant parmigiana. All of our sauces are made fresh daily and you can taste the difference. Since mama luigi's restaurant opened it's doors in 1948, it has become known as the south side's premier italian restaurant. In addition to our traditional italian cuisine, mama luigi's offers juicy, tender flame-grilled steaks such as our new york strip or our mouth-watering filet mignon medallions. Seafood lovers are sure to appreciate our calamari served grilled or fried, baked clams oreganoto, and fresh salmon or walleye along with daily seafood specials. We invite you to finish off your meal with an espresso or cappuccino and a piece of our award-winning tiramisu! Can't get enough of our exceptional broschetta, homemade italian sausage or sauce? Take some home in pint or quart portions. Looking for the perfect place to hold your next event? Mama luigi's offers elegant banquet facilities for all your celebration needs. With accommodations for parties up to 300 people, we can help you craft a once in a lifetime event! Holding a celebration at home? Allow us to cater your event. Our excellent menu items come in full tray and half tray sizes to suit your individual catering needs. Your guests are sure to be impressed with our sumptuous fare. Mama luigi's makes shopping easy. Give the taste of italy with a mama luigi's gift card for birthdays, anniversaries, or any special occasion. Mama luigi's gift cards make a great gift and are always available.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?