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La Rosa Restaurant & Pizzeria

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1356 S Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, Lincolnshire, IL 60061-4000
+1 847-634-2230
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Used to frequent this place before change of ownership. Stopped in to get some lunch and I've never in my life seen such a dirty restaurant. The sit down area had dirty tables and a carpeted floor that looks like it hasn't been cleaned or vacuumed in years. I will never go back again. The counter that you see when... More 

1 Thank Gilda B
Lombard, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I stopped here for lunch with a couple people. And honestly the food was great. Both the pizza and the pasta. The one issue is the place isn't very clean. If you can get past that it's great food.

Thank LostALot22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Now under the ownership of one of the original owners, the flavorful, topping-rich pizza is back, after an abysmal run by the previous owners. So delighted to have a great pizza back in town! Not exactly a great eat-in place, but for carry-out pizza this was our favorite for decades, and we're so pleased to see the return of the... More 

Thank biztravelerChicago
North Barrington, Illinois, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Ordered 2 pizzas for delivery. Came very hot! Very tasty pizza. Green peppers were excellent, made Italian way! Restaurant could use major facelift but we ate at home. Will order again

Thank Robiebot
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We love to get pizza from here. It never disappoints. We usually get a thin crust with cheese. It satisfies every time. Price comparable to other local pizzerias.

Thank Pezzler
Chicago, IL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

It's not the first time I've been to La Rosa, and it likely will not be the last. But I needed a quick dinner, which I called in about 7 minutes prior to arriving - an eggplant sandwich "deluxe", which includes fries. The great part was that the sandwich didn't take long (it was done shortly after I arrived) and... More 

Thank mswtravels71
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

The pizza is very good but we always get take out here because the water is well water an has an unpleasant taste. (You could probably order bottled water.) Another minus for eating there is that the bathroom is located right off the dining room, not down a hallway and I don't enjoy seeing the bathroom when I am eating.... More 

1 Thank Mhkmhr
Beeton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014

Nov 7th we were still here for our Grandson's hockey tournament and looking for a home style pizza place. Driving down Milwaukee ave after his hockey game, we spotted La Rosa's. Grandson wanted pizza for dinner and we went in. The restaurant is small, and cozy seating about 40 plus people. Seating is mostly chairs and a couple of benches... More 

Thank Paka101
Lake Zurich, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

We ordered a Margherita pizza and deemed the cheese and ingredients quite delicious. Service was prompt and friendly. The place itself need some updating, however, including a new carpet.

1 Thank Klaus_IL
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

This used to be a hidden gem for a great pizza. Alas, no more. Awful crust, sauce thinly painted on with a paintbrush with about an inch and a half of the edge with no topping whatsoever. A few small pieces of sausage, barely discernable cheese. Inexcusably bad. Thought it was maybe an off day, and made the mistake of... More 

2 Thank biztravelerChicago

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1356 S Milwaukee Ave, Vernon Hills, Lincolnshire, IL 60061-4000
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lincolnshire
  • Phone Number: +1 847-634-2230

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?