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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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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 N Main St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-4432
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Best in the Fox Valley. Very friendly staff. Great Service and even better food and great wine......

Thank Howard O
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have had many tasty dinners and take out as well. Expensive but you get what you pay for. Best calmari around. Love this place. Right across the street from the brewery.

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely setting in an old building with exposed brick interior walls. Nice wine list. The goat cheese marinara appetizer was delicious! I love the fact that you can choose your pasta, your sauce and your ingredients and make your own pasta dish. My fav combo...More

Thank Patti S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited Da Baffone dozens of times over the last several years. It is consistently excellent food and outstanding service. It is definitely our go to place when we have out of towns guests visiting. It is delicious, authentic Italian cuisine and I have...More

Thank lynnreckamp
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you want a true Italian meal and dining experience this is the place. Authentic dishes with fresh ingredients. The atmosphere is classy and elegant yet not stuffy or over the top. It's good for couples or we have come with the whole family. It...More

Thank mbdennis
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant that you might drive by. Very nice people own the place, always get a warm welcome. Food is excellent, moderate prices, large portions. Staff is very friendly as well. I am lucky enough to live close by, so I take advantage of using...More

Thank MBabz10
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We have been going to da Baffone for years, and can never complain. This visit was no different. The attached picture is Chicken Marsala - one of the best Chicken Marsalas I've had.

Thank Shadow9999
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Went with a party of 3 on an early Saturday afternoon around 5pm. Did not have a reservation , but since it was early they squeezed us in . Cant complain about the service as it was very good and our waiter was knowledgeable and...More

Thank GValez
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Da Baffone is a favorite date spot for my wife and I. One of our first times there, the owner was helping serve at the bar and after chatting with him for bit, he paid for our drinks! We've been fans ever since. The space...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great authentic Italian food in the heart of Crystal Lake Illinois. The owners are from northern Italy. Authentic and reasonably priced food. I highly recommend the bracciolini (Cut a flank steak stuffed with herb). Would definitely visit again. Conveniently located by the train tracks across...More

Thank pfavia
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Patricia M
I am on a special diet. Doctor's orders. I would like to pre-order my meal so the chef has advanced notice. May I call in my order? Your menu allows me to have many wonderful foods and stay on my diet.
5 November 2016|
Response from CamiG63 |
Hello Patricia Please call me at 815 893-6149 So we can discuss your dietary concerns Thank you Camille
Patricia M
I am on a special diet. Doctor's orders. I would like to pre-order my meal so the chef has advanced notice. May I call in my order? Your menu allows me to have many wonderful foods and stay on my diet.
4 November 2016|
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Response from Ven1celf | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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