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Carlucci Downers Grove - CLOSED

1801 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1371
+1 630-512-0990
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“linguine” (6 reviews)
“osso bucco” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
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1801 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1371
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My wife and I loved Carlucci in Downers Grove but the owner sold the property. We found out only two days before the last day and went for our final eggplant parmesan meal. It is very sad.

Thank Hortonwhoness
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I was here for a lunch on a weekday. The location is easy to get to/from. I had reservations although I don't think it was really needed as they weren't that busy. The service was very good. For lunch, they have daily specials. All of...More

Thank Morris N
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We happened onto Carlucci's on our way to the Danada House for family pictures in the snow. Stopped for lunch. It was perfect. The food was delicious - we love genuine Italian ! The servers were also kind and engaging to visit with. We will...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I dined in this restaurant while staying in a nearby hotel. I am a fan of Italian food generally but the quality was lacking. I had the spaghetti and meatballs. The sauce and pasta were ok but the meatballs were not good. They were mushy...More

Thank yddib
A TripAdvisor Member
Winchester, Virginia
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Picky coworkers were satisfied with good Italian food. Broad selection. Good service. Fair prices. Close to DG hotels.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Years ago I had a poor dining experience here with my husband & vowed to never return. Well, I met a friend for happy hour, thinking the location would allow me to exit & easily re-enter the highway to return home. First, it took probably...More

1  Thank WN3986
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Probably will not be returning due to the following: food was average, had to leave outdoor area, for which we actually came, bc the singer was so loud we could not talk to one another, inside was ridiculously hot and apparently the temp can not...More

Thank Taccc123
Reviewed 24 June 2017

"Male bartender had an attitude and made a cosmo incorrectly. Had female bartender make it and it was wonderful. Male bartender preceded to have an attitude when asked about the beer on tap. We let it go, went and ordered dinner in the dining room....More

Thank AnnLG
ChicagoGChicago, General Manager at Carlucci Downers Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

I'm sorry your last visit was not a typical memorable experience, but we have found too many inaccuracies in this review to respond.

Reviewed 21 June 2017

For my mother's birthday we decided to give Carlucci's a try. It seemed nicer, but not super fancy. I showed up with an ice cream cake to surprise her after dinner. I informed the very nice hostess upon arrival I would like this brought out...More

Thank Kelsey L
ChicagoGChicago, General Manager at Carlucci Downers Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

I'm sorry your last visit was not a typical memorable experience, but we have found too many inaccuracies in this review to respond.

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

So for a little back story my lady is a first generation American her people were from Sicily . She started crying because it reminded her of her grandfathers cooking. I had chicken parmigiana 20 She had Linguini 19 Cheese cake 7 For the area...More

Thank Adam S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1371
    (Butterfield and I355)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-512-0990
For nearly 25 years, Carlucci Restaurants have been known for great food, wine, and exceptional service. All served in a stylish, yet casual atmosphere.At Carlucci we are committed to giving our customers a truly unique Italian dining experience that is inspired from our many visits to Italy.Whether it's a business meeting, family dinner or any special occasion we have a variety of banquet menus and private party rooms that will meet all of your needs and expectations.
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