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Trattoria DOC

$$ - $$$
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Wine Bar
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706 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1702
+1 847-475-1111
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 12:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Real good Italian wine selection. Great pastas and sauces. No frills but very clean and miderately elegant. Recommend.

Thank Timmullenmorse
Dane County, Wisconsin
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Deserves way more thumbs up and a higher ranking in Evanston overall in my opinion. Specialty pizza choices offer fresh, high quality produce and meat toppings plus with the wood-fired oven can bake quickly. Our table ordered two. Roasted and grilled peppers, thin slices of sausage scattered generously, or beef, as well as U.S. style ham and Italian prosciutto are... More 

Thank Midwestern_Woman
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This restaurant is a few blocks from my house. I think of it as my second kitchen. Their wood fired pizza is perfect, and I have it once a week. The service is very good. Their pasta and other Italian dishes are also very good. Friends of mine have described it as authentic Italian (I haven't been to Italy, so... More 

Thank Stan813
Highland Park, Illinois
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512 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Came here to celebrate a friends birthday, her choice. I called ahead and asked if it would be okay if I brought my own cake. They, very generously, told me it would be fine. I am very grateful that they did. They even put a few candles in it for me. Came out and sang Happy Birthday! For an appetizer... More 

Thank Hpmicks
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I love this place. It's right in my neighborhood and I take a lot of people visiting from out of town here. Cozy atmosphere along with some of the best Italian food in Evanston. Great bread to begin with and the Duck Pappardelle has never let me down! Good choice of wines.

Thank jeannem80
chicago, IL
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Delicious selection of Neapolitan style, wood fired pizzas. Pasta dishes are all hits. Knowledgeable waitstaff. Easy parking.

Thank michael-henry
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118 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Our friends took us to Trattoria DOC on a mid-afternoon weekend. The place was practically deserted -- perfect for quiet conversation. Almost everything we tried was great: sautéed whole artichokes with crabmeat (possibly a special) , pasta with salmon in vodka sauce; calamari all a griglia. Soups were filling. The carpaccio is also recommended. The bread and olive oil was... More 

Thank Kalindanya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a great neighborhood pizza, Italian food spot on the south side of Evanston. The pizzas are authentically Italian and some of the pasta dishes are unusual and delicious. It is a family owned restaurant with good service and a comprehensive wine list.

Thank Claudia M
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

My wife and I went here for an impromptu dinner. Did not have a reservation but had no problem being seated. It is a very family friendly restaurant. We were there early before a movie and there were a lot of families. We were placed at a table for two by the window. I would not recommend these tables because... More 

Thank Bill G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

We live in Evanston and this is one of our regular spots. It is south of downtown on Main Street - a little off the beaten track. The dining room is spacious and quiet with plenty of room between tables. We always start with a salad. My favorite is the Saporito. And then we usually split a wood-fired pizza; there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 706 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1702
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-475-1111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?