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da Baffone Cucina Italiana

111 N Main St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4432
+1 815-893-6149
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“braciole” (5 reviews)
“house salad” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
111 N Main St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4432
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As I look through past reviews on other sites I see I’m not the only one that has been treated so poorly by the owner. If she doesn’t want customers why stay open? Truly not worth the aggravation. I eat out several times a week...More

Thank cynthgob
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This restaurant is family owned and run. Each time you walk through the doors you feel as if you are going to Aunt Dorothy's house for dinner. The food is spectacular, something for everyone on this menu and their dinner specials are created to pair...More

Thank Patty H
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The overall experience was very good. The food was fantastic and nicely prepared and presented. Ambiance was warm and invitng......but overcrowded, Too many tables smashed together. We wound up eating at a high top in the bar. This diminished the quality of the experience.I had...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 4 March 2018

So, let me start with "this is a wonderful restaurant". My wife and I have eaten here numerous times with consistently great food quality and service. Tonight however ended interestingly, with the only 3 tables remaining being next to each other. The staff, then (including...More

1  Thank Kenny C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The restaurant is across the street from Crystal Lake Metra station. It is small which is nice, but is also a bit tight. Actually you might feel like you're dining with the table next to you. That didn't bother us, but I can see some...More

1  Thank Traderjoey
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I have been to da Baffone many times.... enjoy the food and wait staff. (Side note - I have had better Italian cuisine including my own cooking.) It is unacceptable to go to any restaurant and have them tell you to vacate your table at...More

3  Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This place has the best food, awesome customer service and excellent specials. We had the Eggplant and Veal Parm and it was amazing. A Must try is the Italian Dipping Sauce for your bread. Yes you get the oil and cheese but pay the extra...More

Thank mark l
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Starting with the atmosphere-it is done to perfection-upscale with warmth. Staff is on point-they know the menu are friendly and helpful, yet leave you to dine-top notch staff-from the front desk all the way to the bus help! Food is fantastic-every time-It is done to...More

Thank kw7140
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Wonderful dinner with close friends on a Friday night. Service was excellent and food fantastic. It is an upscale restaurant that is crowded early. But if you can get there before 6pm you will enjoy the food and service.

Thank chrismG7346DR
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Sure there are only three spots up front but there's an entire lot behind the restaurant. You don't even have to walk around the block, there is a back door you can enter. Everyone was very happy to see us. The greeter was friendly, the...More

Thank SandCrawler
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Patricia M
5 November 2016|
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Hello Patricia Please call me at 815 893-6149 So we can discuss your dietary concerns Thank you Camille
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Main St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4432
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-893-6149
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