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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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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (15 reviews)
“braciole” (5 reviews)
“broccoli rabe” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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111 N Main St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4432
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sure there are only three spots up front but there's an entire lot behind the restaurant. You don't even have to walk around the block, there is a back door you can enter. Everyone was very happy to see us. The greeter was friendly, the...More

Thank SandCrawler
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love eating at this Restaurant when I’m in town visiting my sister. We always get Awesome service. The food is so delicious and plentiful I take leftovers home for my husband. The staff have always been attentive and accommodating. The restaurant is always clean...More

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place! Great food and service! Had my husbands retiement party here and everything was perfect.

Thank slstich99
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

If you like a small place with great Italian food this place should be on your short list. Good food a nice wine list.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A storefront restaurant, small,cozy/close seating, can be noisy; nicely decorated. Both on/off street parking available. I would not go without a resv., or calling first. Had a great waitress; pasta's were outstanding, one of the best around. Check out their website for details. Go!

Thank WHR8
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I was enjoying a great time when 4 drunk people came in rearranging the tables by the bar the owner politely said that can't be done because it would block the door , then they wanted happy hour prices with out following the house rules...More

Thank clint b
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had dinner reservations at 5:30 so a few of us went early for happy hour. Immediately upon entry before we sat down, the owner came over and rudely said we could not move tables, only chairs. It was the " law" Next we ordered...More

Thank sued4312
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Small however very cozy and great food and wine. Staff is very pleasant and accommodating. Great variety. Outstanding wine choices.

Thank jrheger
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Your get excellent food in large portions, I always have enough for another meal. Good wine selections. Love the atmosphere.

Thank ReallyBoat
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We love this place! Excellent food, excellent service, and a nice, cozy atmosphere! It's important to note that reservations well in advance are a very good idea! Walk-ins are welcome, but a wait will usually be necessary...but well worth it!

Thank Lyn C
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Response from Lee W | 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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4 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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