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da Baffone Cucina Italiana

111 N Main St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4432
+1 815-893-6149
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (6 reviews)
“braciole” (5 reviews)
“meat sauce” (2 reviews)
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16:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
111 N Main St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4432
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me & my wife had a taste for Italian and this is the place to go! GREAT food, wonderful service - a great,filling time was had by both of us

Thank Explore116357
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Italicization Restaurant, I like it very much, good food, tasty sweets... friendly staff. Recommend to visit.

Thank NII1976
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This was our first time at the restaurant. We were seated right away because we had a reservation. We ordered a anti pasti for a starter and it was good, better than the main meal. After the starter, the waiter came back and asked me...More

Thank 569nedp
dabaffone, Owner at da Baffone Cucina Italiana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ned, Thanks for dining with us. At da Baffone all our dishes are made to order thus making the wait time a little longer. We were slightly behind because it was a very busy night and I did come to your table to tell...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

First time there. What delicious food and delightful atmosphere. To avoid any delays in getting seated, be sure to make reservations. TERRIFIC place for someone celebrating a special event.

Thank Lon D
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

My sister, Theresa made reservations for my birthday dinner here for 4 of us girls. We got seated right away and got menus. The waitress was quick and efficient, the Food and drinks were delicious as usual. All of us had fresh bread with our...More

Thank romansgramma05
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Highest quality of ingredients Great service very attentive So tasty Authentic Large portions Have a nice kids menu

Thank Trip782151
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I always stop by Da Baffone to grab an order of meatballs for dinner. They are AWESOME !!! Everyone is there is so nice

Thank 16deemc
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We finally made it over to Da Baffone to celebrate my birthday and we were not disappointed! Not only was our service amazing, the past and wine were just as good! Can’t wait to go back and try another menu item and delicious bottle of...More

Thank Mackadoodle20
Reviewed 14 July 2018

My husband and I went to da Baffone Cucina Italiana to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The service was great and the delicious. I had Gnocchi with their meat sauce and the serving could have easily fed two hungry people. The Gnocchi were melt-in-your-mouth good and...More

Thank STBCary
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

da Baffone is our favorite restaurant!!! We look so forward to going. It’s our first choice for every birthday, family celebration, and just a night out. The food is always amazing, the service is outstanding and the family atmosphere can not be surpassed!

Thank stillfrantic4
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Response from LeeW3551 | Reviewed this property |
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Patricia M
4 November 2016|
Response from CamiG63 |
Hello Patricia Please call me at 815 893-6149 So we can discuss your dietary concerns Thank you Camille
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Main St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4432
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-893-6149
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