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“White Tablecloths and More”
Review of Praga Restaurant

Praga Restaurant
Ranked #21 of 200 Restaurants in Lombard
Cuisines: European, Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Four of our party of six arrived early; they graciously seated us and brought water and bread (white and whole wheat/crusty and delicious, olive oil and Parmesan). While we were waiting we enjoyed the mussels with marinara and the baked brie with lingonberries. The wine selection is quite extensive and there was also $5 wine choices by the glass. All six of us enjoyed our entrees: veal praga, filet medallions of beef, scallops, shrimp and flounder. The beef was in a delicate mushroom sauce, served with shoestring fries and asparagus. The praga salad of diced vegetables in vinaigrette, topped with cheese was served in martini glasses. Tres elegant. Desserts we sampled: pumpkin cheese cake, bread pudding, chocolate mousse torte. Parking lot next door.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

My 3rd visit to Praga with friends and still impressing me! Had the duck breast (sooo tender) with butternut squash and Brussel sprouts. The mushroom soup is a must too--would also be excellent as a sauce. The final touch was the black cherries w/amaretto and ice cream for dessert. Highly recommend! If I had to find one opportunity for a change it would be to add a rose wine to the wine list, but that is just a preference. Service excellent every time! Would like to time my visits better so we can make use of the cute sidewalk cafe. Lovely evening out--stop reading this and just go see for yourself!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We had a reservation and tried to find a hostess. Walked around for 10 minutes to find someone, no luck....... Finally seated ourselves.... Server brought water to us that had some white gunk floating in it, disgusting. She said it was from the ice machine.... Ugh.... Anyhoo, we were going to stay but we smelled a strong fishy smell from several tables over, it was a crab cake. That was it, we left. Could not get past the fishy smell and gunky water.....

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1  Thank julieannmarie
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We took my sister and her husband to Praga for his birthday. I had the scallops and they were delicious. The service was good and everyone enjoyed their meal. Great fun restaurant

Thank JennyM2041
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were excited to try this place as a fun little restaurant downtown Lombard. Upon arrival three different staff members walked past us telling us to wait for someone to seat us. Not sure why none of them were capable of seating us on the little patio or why we couldn't just seat ourselves. Once seated we were brought water with some white residue or food scraps floating in it so we asked for some new water. We were then brought cold bread that looked like they had just picked up some loaves from walmart to use for service or something. A food runner came to our table with two dishes and goes "not sure what these meals are but.." and we mentioned we just sat down. One of the plates was a crab cake dish and we noticed the crab cakes were burnt on the top/bottom and unfinished in the middle. About a minute later, the lady behind us says "This tastes fishier than I expected." At that point we got up and left. This entire time, our server hadn't come by yet to greet us.

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Thank kjm445
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