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Zaza Italian Eatery

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69 Washington St, Fox Lake, IL 60020
+1 847-973-8000
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 15:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 15:00 - 23:00
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Deerfield, Illinois
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119 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We've been going here since it first opened. It was one of our favorite especially for special events with family and friends. Last year (2015 ) with all the new restaurants that have opened in Northern Lake County we only went once. This year we haven't gone at all. Here's what we thought about: food has always been good but... More 

Thank jps819
Ingleside, Illinois
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A nice Italian place with a varied menu. The food is usually consistent but prices have risen and portions have fallen. I usually have the Veal Chop with the Wine infused gravy. It is a nice place and close to home so we enjoy the fact we do not have to travel.

1 Thank maryjeanne1942
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Been told expensive but wanted to give it a try. Ordered alfredo w shrimp. But had to pay$2.50 per shrimp. Then they were tiny. Never going back or suggesting to friends. Poor service. Not worth then money we spent. No wonder it was empty.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Was one of the worse dinners ever had. We spent 85 bucks and shared a meal. Lots of people working but still terrible service only 6 people in place. Very small wine pours. Seafood no flavor. Can tell was frozen and just cooked and put butter on it. We went here years ago and gave new chance . Place had... More 

Thank John L
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89 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

From the prices I expected chef quality food but came out like prepared by a line chef. For an Italian restaurant the bread was not fresh and the baked potato seemed to have been made yesterday and reheated. The pasta was not fresh. Overall the food did not live up to the price

Thank Sharon C
Ingleside, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 22 November 2015

I have been going to zaza’s for many years and this time I was disappointed in the service. The food was just as great as always. I hope our server was new! She barley spoke up and had a hard time taking the order . After she took the orders then she asked about the sides and salad dressing. I... More 

Thank Judy K
Lake County, Illinois
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This place is great! I had the Scallop DeJonge it was out of this world. The atmosphere is very relaxing and the staff is friendly. People dress from fancy to casual. Will def be back again and again

Thank starpatchsam
Chicago, Illinois
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114 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Was looking for a place to take my husband for his birthday after a day of boating. I Googled around and looked on Trip Advisor to find a new place to try. We decided on this place after looking at some reviews. The reviews were hot and cold on this place but went with the good ones. We followed GPS... More 

1 Thank Monarch132
Lake County, Illinois
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

The moment we walked in I knew I would like this place. We were referred from a friend and it was just as good as they said. The atmosphere was relaxing and the menu has so much to choose from (the martini list went on and on ). I had Scallop Dejohnge and my husband had prime rib. I cant... More 

Thank starpatchsam
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

My wife and I were looking for a nice date night, getting dressed up...good food, and at a reasonable price. We found it! This is really a neat place...well worth it, and don't be scared off by the location, it is safe, just not in a typical downtown area...we will go back and highly recommend you going.

2 Thank Randy F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Washington St, Fox Lake, IL 60020
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Fox Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 847-973-8000

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