Il Sogno

4.6
657 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Il Sogno Ristorante in Wheaton is known for our authentic Southern Italian cuisine along with fresh seafood and farm raised meats. Family owned for over 5 years with Mama Nancy as executive Chef bringing you homemade recipes with her special dishes from Naples. A true Italian restaurant with a true Italian chef.

"ROOF TOP IS FIRST COME FIRST SERVED! NO RESERVATIONS WILL BE HONORED! CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION"

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Tue - Fri 12:00PM - 1:00PM

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1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had baked clams, misto griglia appetizers, risotto special with white fish, veal marsala main courses & agnolotti funghi pasta. All were outstanding. Three of the four in our party are Italian so we know a bit about good Italian food. We have dined here several times and have never been disappointed.

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P
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was amazing, the staff were top notch and extremely attentive. I will be going back for sure. OUTSTANDING!

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JM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Servers are always pleasant. Food is always outstanding. Rose is wonderful greeting guests back while she continues to serve her own tables.

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TK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

We felt it was a little pricey. I loved the lobster and shrimp risotto which was the risotto of the day for $33. My husband had a pasta special with boar meat for $19 and it was ok but kind of bland and not very filling. They provide bread olive oil and parmesan cheese with your meal.

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MG
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always an enjoyable time

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DP
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Server Tiffany knew everything about the menu from food to wine. The food was exceptional. We made so many substitutions and they followed through with all of them without a blink of an eye. I will definitely be a regular!!!

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FC
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I never have felt so welcome into a professional establishment as I have been coming to you guys in years!
Thank you
Love yas
Frankie

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S
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always wonderfully prepared food with a nice bottle of wine & very attentive wait staff

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OT
Chicago
118 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

So disappointing this time. The wine glasses were very crude and more like water tumblers. Need to get better serving dishes and glasses.

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m
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Second time here! It was as good as first time! Outstanding service and food was very good! Nice to see a good Italian restaurant in downtown Wheaton doing so well! Highly recommend it. Family owned and the Italian Mother is the Chief! They make you feel at "home"!

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Jackson Hole
74 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

So good! Best gnocchi! Great vodka sauce. Great service. One of our favorite places!

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1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 3Ambience 2

I wish I could recommend this restaurant, as I was looking forward to going, driven by the glowing reviews. To start with the positive, we did have very good service here.The waitress we had was very attentive and caring. We got there, seated on the rooftop. It probably looks better in the summer, but even then, the setup was...ok. If it didn't look nice, I was really excited for the food. There are so many glowing reviews about their food. We got the mixto appetizer. It was overly sweet, but the seafood was nicely grilled. The main entrees of cavatelli and veal saltimboca left so much more on the table. They were not good. The veal dish was overly salty, and the cavatelli was bland, few cherry tomatoes in sight. We left very underwhelmed. I'm not sure what food all the glowing reviews were referring to, but I'd rather drive another 2 hours to find a place than spend the money here again. There are plenty of other wonderfully delicious Italian restaurants in the Chicago area. You might do your party a favor to avoid this one.

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B
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We love Il Sogno. Been there many times. We had our family dinner there 2 Christmases ago and were treated by staff with efficiency and style. There were 10-of us. Had a baby shower there too. Can't praise you guys enough

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Richmond
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a lovely evening for Valentine’s Day dinner. We were grateful and fortunate to get the iconic window table! Our hostess for the evening was Rose, the daughter of the owner. The food was amazing and the combination of flavors were very delicious! My date and I happened to be going vegetarian at the time and even our meals were decadent and flavorful. The dessert we fancied this evening were the “timeless” Tiramisu and the Nutella gelato flute. We loved our experience and would definitely recommend this hidden gem to everyone!

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TH
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Food was very good and service was exceptional. We go here fairly often but tried it for Valentine's Day this year. The food is Authentic Italian and did not disappoint.

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LH
Memphis
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous all the way around! The romantic atmosphere incredible authentic food. Amazing staff. Loved it!

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GB
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best Italian restaurant in Western suburbs!

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LD
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, great servers. Consistently good every time we dine at Il Sogno!

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L
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a wonderful evening, great food and service. The sauces in each entree we ordered were out of this world, the true measure of excellence in food preparation.

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k
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food service and atmosphere!

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CP
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, service and priced correctly. Was really loud at 7 PM but dropped off by 7:30.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very good. Good service and food. Perfect for a dinner for two b

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OT
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great job as usual!

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PY
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Authentic Italian food. Friendly attentive staff. Rustic ambience. My family’s favorite spot for Italian food.

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s
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was great and our server Jess was outstanding.

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TP
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As always, Rose and her crew were great in every way, attentive, warm, excellent food and top notch service. Have dinned here numerous times and will be here again. Keep up the good work and thank you.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great meal for family and friends

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c
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Overall a solid dining experience. We were welcomed by the hostess staff upon our arrival and our reserved table was ready as scheduled. Bartender was attentive and welcoming as we waited for our other party to arrive. Table service was on the spot and adjusted their pace to the pace we wished. Wine list has a nice variety of low to higher priced wines. Meal prices were a good value for the quality and quantity of food. Our table was away from the main dining area which was perfect for the conversation with long lost friends we dined with. While there are so many choices of restaurants in this category in the area and we prefer to try new places regularly, this is one we would go back to.

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Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Once again this restaurant did not disappoint. We love to go here. After just one visit, we felt part of the family. Tiffany is still the best. She knows all of her customers by name and makes them feel special. Also Tiffany and the rest of the staff are always on top of their game...great food, great ambiance and great service!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Rosie is amazing!!!! My husband has celiac disease and she was so accommodating to him and made sure everything he had was safe. We will 100% be back again! Thanks for making our New Year’s Eve so special!

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Des Moines
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

The food and service was very good. But it was very expensive maybe because we went on New Year's eve.

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AV
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Last minute to go out to dinner on New Year’s Eve as a family of 4 with 2 young and curious little boys. We were fortunate enough to be able to make a reservation. Upon arrival we were seated by a window so the boys could look outside at the passing trains. Rose, our served was fantastic and recommended a wine 🍷 was delicious. Wonderful food and service as always.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

New Years Eve. Set menu was outstanding, staff is excellent and atmosphere is always fun.

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1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Soooo Overpriced for NYE - food was just ok.

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S
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

New Years Eve Dinner. The menu was pre-set for the evening. Wish we had known that before making the reservation. The food was good, servers were very friendly, but total price was higher than expected.

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TO
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always a great experience with delicious food and friendly staff

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c
Charleston
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

very enjoyable evening. Food very good. We seemed to have 3 different servers. Not sure if that is by design. Overall very nice evening. Thank you.

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EW
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Christmas Eve dinner with our family was delicious. Nice enough for a special occasion, but still casual enough not to give dress much of a thought. Family owned and friendly. Cocktails and beer were great.

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OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

We love coming here. It just happened to be crazy busy, so the service was mediocre. Not bad, just not as great as usual. The food is outstanding.

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Jackson Hole
74 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our fav place! Awesome food and staff!

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