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Cotto A Legna

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500 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2762
+1 331-248-0263
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my second trip here...love the menu. Love the wine choices...there is something about the table lay out that is kind of cafeteria style. Not sure what it is...but if the restaurant is full it is a little "too" cozy. For me the bruschetta with the pears and Gorgonzola..amazing and so perfect. I had the Italian beef pizza which... More 

Thank BearsCubsFan
Saint Charles
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selection and options to tailor to your own. great way for a restaurant that cooks to order. Great appetizers and pasta dishes.

Thank Jim P
Geneva, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

I had a meatball sandwich. It was not good, not a lot of flavor in the meat balls and the temp was medium, I had to ask them to reheat it. I did not try a pizza(which they are known for) maybe (big maybe) for next time. The potato soup was very very good! A little pricey for a lunch.... More 

Thank peatoes
Wayne, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had a big group of people and they were very accommodating. Our waitress was wonderful and very knowledgeable of the menu. My husband had the Chicken Marsala that was on butternut squash ravioli and he still talks about it. The food was very good.

Thank HeidiKarl
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

10 of us for a family dinner..everyone loved their choices and would highly recommend. Found on trip advisor..nailed it!

Thank Brad A
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is our family's favorite casual Italian restaurant in Geneva. We live their delicious pizza! Our son is allergic to some tree nuts (pine, cashew, macadamia) and we don't worry about cross-contamination because their pizzas are made in a different spot from their other foods (at bough we make it a point to ask every time we eat here in... More 

Thank Giveintowanderlust
Batavia, Illinois
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is a go-to for us in Geneva. It can be loud and crowded, but the food is always amazing. The appetizers are huge and great to share. Order the bruschetta; it's delicious. The pizza's are heaped with toppings, well-balanced and seasoned just right.

Thank Sherry K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Cotto A Legna has to be my favorite restaurant since moving to the US three years ago. The food is always amazing, no matter what you have off the menu. The seafood is always cooked to perfection and the pizzas are cooked French in the pizza oven in front of you. Ok, it gets busy, and sometimes the service is... More 

Thank KateS007
Saint Charles, Illinois
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A pleasant surprise. Expansive menu of unique offerings. The Carpaccio plate was a fantastic starter. There were so many interesting offerings on the menu my wife and I just couldn't decide. We ended up splitting one of their craft pizzas. Everything was fantastic. We will be back.

Thank Ken C
Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

As we entered the door, we were greeted by a harried waitstaff who told us to sit at any empty table. So we did. He soon hurried by and told us we picked a table that he was reserving for someone else, although there was no indication the table was reserved. At least he apologized. Service was very slow and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2762
  • Public Transportation: A half of block North of the Geneva Metra Train Station on the West side of Third Street. 500 S. Third Street
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 331-248-0263
Phone: 331.248.0263Closed on MondaysRecently opened near Metra Station in Geneva. The Caprese (Antipasto) was delicious and the presentation was unique. Margheria pizza did not disappoint and I will return to try additional 12" brick oven pizza selections. Modern decor, great service, and hope our community gets out and supports this new restaurant.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?