Riganato Old World Grille

4.7
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321 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
A Mediterranean style restaurant focusing on Italian and Greek cuisine in a cozy, old world setting.
Our ingredients are all fresh, locally sourced, and organic when available. They are traditionally prepared, producing classic old world flavors. It's old country tradition with modern culinary twist!
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.7
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.6
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1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience3

We were sat in the back room with only one other couple. You kind of feel like the outcasts. There were open tables in the main dining room. Ordered the special sea bass. There was very little flavor to the fish. The roasted potatoes tasted like they had been sitting out for a while. My husband ordered the same dish and had the same response. The first time we came here the food was wonderful. Was disappointed in the quality and flavor for the price. Will probably be a while before we return to eat here.

MS
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Never disappoints.

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RS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Cute little restaurant with great food and service. My husband LOVES the pizza, he says it’s the best pizza he’s ever had!

JB
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience2

The food had no flavor and I had to put a ton of salt and pepper on it to season it. The food was a good quality but it was lost because it had no flavor. I am not sure if they get a lot of older people that are on a restricted diet, but I shouldn't have to season my food so it tastes good. Also, the used dished were not taken away from the table until I stacked them up in a pile.

OT
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Friendly local favorite for delicious food at reasonable prices Beet salad is great with lots of garlic and red onions Lasagna was just like my Italian grandmas pork chops and fish dishes were perfectly prepared Don’t miss the lemoncello cake or baklava for dessert Nicole and Joey were our outstanding servers

L
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Nice and home feeling surroundings. Only downside is that it was very loud and hard to hear.

SM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall3Food5Service5Ambience4

Love this place. Food is always outstanding. Service is good. I seem to always get a table in the back for some reason but other than that it’s highly recommended!

C
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We have met here many times with friends, always good food and great service. Location is easy to find and a parking lot helps. Thanks!

OT
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Highly recommend! Great food and great service!

B
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 28 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

There were 11 of us and many different dishes were ordered. All were found to be delicious! We love this spot for the friendly staff and always tasty fare.

M
Chicago
35 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food. fantastic prices. Jewel of the Fox Valley.

RB
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Visited Riganato Old World Grille this past weekend with my wife. It's an old house that has been modified for a restaurant, which made it really quaint. Started off with the warm bread brought to the table which was delicious. My wife had the lasagna which was thick, very cheesy and rich tasting. I had the chicken riganato based on the recommendation of the wait staff. She was not wrong, it was half a chicken baked in wonderful spices. We finished dinner with a couple of the small dessert tastings. The lemon cake was incredible. The cannoli was OK. Taste was great, but clearly they were sitting in a refrigerator for several hours before serving. I would recommend for sure.

RI
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We love this place. Great food, great service. Karen is wonderful! What else is there?!

MM
1 review
Dined on 22 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good food with personal service! Attention to our needs with drinks and explanation of items.

RP
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 22 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a wonderful lunch. I highly recommend this restaurant. The meatballs are a must try!

JR
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

-One of my local top favorites. Always great food and good value.
-Their pizzas are the best in town. We use them for carryout several times /mo.

EH
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience3

Service was outstanding. Meatballs are huge and delicious. Way too much sauce on the Spaghetti/Meatballs. The pizza was not good at all. We had the chicken/artichoke/pesto pizza and it had way too much cheese (yes, that is a thing - too much cheese can actually overpower a pizza), and the cheese did not have a good flavor. This type of pizza should have just a sprinkling of cheese so that the flavors of the pesto come through. We also had the jalepeno gnocchi and it was good, but no real point to the gnocchi. Their pesto sauce is delicious, so the spicy flavor took away from the fresh flavor of the pesto sauce. The value is there, but it's a very small dining room so the noise level was extremely loud. The owners were walking around and checking on each guest, inviting everyone to come back soon, which is so rare in restaurants these days, so that was nice to see. We may go back, but there's just so many great restaurants in this area that it would probably not be very soon.

MW
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience2

Great food and super service.

JP
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was very good and reasonable priced.
The service was outstanding.

S
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service was excellent as always! Fantastic gluten free menu

AM
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was our first time, we recently moved here. Staff was friendly, helpful and attentive. We all chose different entrees and sides so we could share. The food was well prepared and we enjoyed the meals. The desserts are perfectly sized. We will be back

RY
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thanks again for another wonderful dinner!!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Food, service, and staff!

m
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is one of those restaurants that must be experienced if you have the chance. Its is smaller and can be tough to get into on the weekends. The entire staff caters to your party like you are a guest in their home. The menu has all you would want. The food preparation is as good as I have had. I highly recommend the experience.

SS
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience2

I understand that sometimes people get sick while at work but when our waitress didn't return for almost 25+ minutes to finish taking our drink orders and entree orders we asked a busboy to find her. Finally someone informed us that she went home sick and another waitress came to take our order a few more minutes after that. The food was mediocre and our friend who ordered the "special" (Fish) said it was VERY over salted and was full of bones. They did take her entree off the check but the rest of the entrees were just ok. Don't think we'll be returning to this restaurant.

MJ
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Just happened to stumble on to Riganato’s. From appetizers to dessert, everything was spectacular. Wonderful service and a quaint setting. Highly recommend!

JG
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is my 4th or 5th time coming to Riganato's. This time I brought a girlfriend that had been at this location many years ago, but was a steak house or something. Anyway, she LOVED it and was so glad I suggested it.

BT
E. Tennessee
7 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Stopped for dinner on New Year's eve.....Terrific food! The chargrilled octopus appetizer on mixed greens was delicious as was the bronzino fish entree. Both were prepared simply yet perfectly. My wife had the pasta with mixed vegetables and that was very good also. Too full for dessert, although the choices seemed delicious. Server was very friendly and attentive, but not overly so.

KG
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service and delicious food!

CK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Our food was very good. My husband had the garlic mashed potatoes with pork chops. He said the pork chops were very good, the mashed potatoes were too garlicky for his taste. It was New Year's Eve, our waitress was good, but not very friendly and treated us very rushed, but overall the service was good and understandable for the night. They seemed to have regular customers that were more important to them at the time.... I would give them another try for a special evening out.

TW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food is fantastic and they have one of the most a robust gluten free menus around.

DS
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Always a great time! Food is the best. Will be back again soon.

T
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

The staff was great and wanted to please. The food was really tasty. My husband had the pasta special and the rest had the fresh fish which was sea bass. The only down side was the table next to us had a very noisy child and it was cold in our room. We will go back.

W
Chicago
42 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is the best Italian - Greek fusion restaurant in DuPage County...period!!! Their meat balls and lamb chops are unequaled in Chicagoland...maybe even in the Midwest.

EJ
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We have eaten there about 6 times and each time it was excellent. Best lasagna ever. Everyone is friendly.

LS
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Rignato is the best. A cozy neighborhood restaurant with truly outstanding food. Nick and Jimmy cook up great meals every time. Great value as well. I’ve had pretty much everything on the menu and have never been disappointed.

RJ
Chicago
65 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience4

This quaint restaurant is top notch. Everything is excellent! It’s about a 40 minute drive from where we live, but it’s well worth it!

c
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love this place! Food is always great and the service is outstanding.

R
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food was flavorful and abundant. Our server, Karen, was attentive and helpful. When it came time for dessert Karen told us the dessert portions were on the small side. This was good to know because a little tiramisu is a nice ending to an Italian meal. It was great.

D
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food, fantastic service. It was a warm and inviting atmosphere. They were able to accommodate for a severe allergy and all went well. Truly appreciate the great experience!