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Za Za's

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441 Ogden Ave, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514-2814
+1 630-920-0500
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Today
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I love baked clams and I'm not sure why they put a "gravy" on theirs. Everything seems to be flavored with Balsamic glaze which gets a little overwhelming. The fried sea bass was inedible and should rethink that dish. My seafood linguine was a pound of pasta with minimal seafood and sauce. It was busy, but I'm not sure what... More 

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Thank Doreen K
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I love this place. We always seem to forget about it but when we go we never regret it. Great specials and a nice bar area if you have to wait for a table.

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Thank BillBobb
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Our 3rd time here but I can never seem to get it right! It's just me! I simply never order the right thing!! I had the Bricole with Linguini which was one of today's special and for me it was too beefy and saucy. I could not find the egg or provolone. My husband on the other hand ordered and... More 

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Thank Jodi G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Food is exceptional! We ordered for 3 Zaza's salad. I could just eaten that salad and I would have been content. Waiter was very attentive. Would go back just for the salad alone!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Westchester, NY
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Za Za's has amazing food, and great service. I have been there several times, and have never been disappointed. I moved to Chicago from New York City, and this reminds me of a restaurant on Arthur Ave. in the Bronx. Really good, straight forward Italian fare. The salad is amazing, and if you go for lunch, the lunch chicken salad... More 

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Thank Elizabeth R
WESTMONT
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you like fine dining this is it at an affordable price. The service and food are exquisite. Great selection of wines also.

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Thank ROBERT B
Oak Lawn, Illinois
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Hot, Fresh Food, but that's the only good things I can say about this place. Service was poor; Server was very inattentive, I got better service from the bus boy. My glass & the bread basket were constantly empty, and I had to continuously ask to have them refilled. Our server did not know the prices of the menu specials.... More 

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Thank 2010Andy703
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

They do not make all of the pasta that is offered on the menu in the restaurant. Store bought crap...

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Thank Joseph B
chicago
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

My favorite entree? The whitefish with sauteed spinach and capers...the best I've ever had. This is not the typical pasta intensive Italian restaurant...great seafood and a fun ambience.

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Thank tttjej
DeKalb, Illinois
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I bought a groupon and made a reservation for lunch. When my husband and I arrived, we were told that groupon can only be used for dinner. I told the waitress that when I called to make a reservation, i asked if I can use groupon for lunch and was told ok. Then I asked,if we can order fom the... More 

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Thank chihchen69

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Ogden Ave, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514-2814
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Clarendon Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 630-920-0500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?