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Coarse Italian, Glenview, IL

Coarse Italian

4.5
4.5
314 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
The name “coarse” is used to represent rustic in nature.

Coarse Italian prides itself on its Italian-inspired dishes, and promises incredible cuisine.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 9 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, American, Comfort Food
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–8:30 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (847) 657-3200
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Catering
    Visit Coarse Italian's website to see our catering menu.
  • Private party facilities
    From birthdays, to baby showers, to anniversaries, and more - we've got you covered.Our banquet room features: - Wireless microphone - HDMI compatibility - Two flat screen TVs - WiFi - Built-in speakers with Bluetooth- Outdoor Patio (Summer)Please visit our website for more info!
  • Neighborhood
    Glenview
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 314 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

314 Reviews
  1. sdfdsfgasdg

    Chicago

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    very nice place with great service. Food is great too.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious, we had the Prosciutto wrapped dates, the chopped salad, the mushroom ravioli, the short rib gnocchi and the bread pudding.

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  3. Dons

    Chicago

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and service was very good! Great place to watch the sunset.

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  4. JRC1

    Chicago

    73 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    73 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Good was very good. Service was very attentive. Meal served very promptly. Drinks were a little high and have to pay for bread.

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  5. BATR

    Chicago

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It was our first time fining at Course. Great view and welcoming staff. We'll return.

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  6. PhillipB

    Chicago

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Manager waited on us. Server never came bye. Took a while to get bread and water and a charge for bread????

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  7. JeanneS

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our foursome shared the wings and ricotta bruschetta. Both were delicious. I had the chicken parm and it was a generous portion and very tasty. Others had salmon, the prosciutto and fig jam pizza and all were very flavorful. Service was great. The staff is always very friendly. We had a great night!

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  8. DinoM

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very cozy atmosphere. Service was exceptional! Definitely recommend.

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  9. StewartL

    Las Vegas

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent quality of food, great service and nice environment at reasonable price.

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  10. MarionH

    Chicago

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Decided to try here for dinner on a week night in winter. Only 2 tables were occupied, but the staff and kitchen could not have been more welcoming and professional. They did a fine job explaining dishes we had questions about and made delicious recommendations for all courses. The homemade pasta was incredible! Absolutely loved our meal and the excellent service we enjoyed. Look forward to trying this place during the busier summer months. What a treat!

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  11. RegNB

    Chicago

    61 reviews

    5.0

    61 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We came with friends to celebrate my wife’s birthday. The food was delicious. The service was outstanding. Looking forward to returning for another delicious meal.

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  12. BMKB

    Chicago

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was excellent, server was average, they charge 5.00 for a small bread basket with a mini oil and cheese...like 1"x1" square which is ridiculous! Wine glasses were small pours. Food shined though...grilled caesar, brociole and carbonara were excellent...Glenview priced....2-3 overpriced. Small menu Basic ambiance

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  13. Samson

    Chicago

    65 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    65 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved everything about our first time experience at Coarse! Don't know why it took us so long to discover it. Homemade pasta was the draw and they did not disappoint. Lovely atmosphere-small and intimate. Ready for next visit-soon!

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  14. larrys

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Waitress and service were very nice. Food was very good. There was &5 charge for bread.

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  15. Seafarer

    Milwaukee

    41 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a good time with good and friendly service.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food in a quiet environment. Our new favorite place!

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really great food and nice atmosphere. We will definitely be back!

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  18. JonathanD

    Chicago

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Great Italian food !! I totally recommend it … And great service too.

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  19. Gfreegirl9

    Chicago

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Perfect experience for a large group. The service and staff were great. The food was amazing too.

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  20. Moonlighter

    Chicago

    23 reviews

    4.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Always good. Easy parking and a pretty setting, even in the dark. Fresh food and hot. Happy and helpful staff.

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  21. Wings7

    Chicago

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was delicious. Service was prompt and attentive. Emma was a friendly server.

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Delicious hand made pasta and ragu. Would go again

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  23. Finkster

    San Francisco

    28 reviews

    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Coast is hands down the best restaurant I’ve been to in north shore. I had started to give up hope after moving here from NyC in 2021; coast has renewed my excitement!! Even my husband - who doesn’t really care about food - LOVED his short rib pasta dish! The kids menu is also extensive and very delicious. I got the nightly special - chicken calabrese. It lasted for two leftover meals and I’m depressed it’s gone. I plan to go back every time they have the chicken calabrese special - true authentic delicious Italian. Coast stay a hidden gem in glenview!!!!
    Coarse ItalianResponded on December 13, 2023
    Thank you for the kind words! Coarse Italian is proud to have added that to our new, winter menu.

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  24. Sandie

    Chicago

    17 reviews

    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on November 11, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The room was small but the food was very good server was attentive I’m sure this place is probably amazing in summer

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Our reservation was at 6:30 on Sunday evening. We had just finished dinner and were still talking with our friends, finishing drinks when staff began shutting off all the dining room lights at 8pm, except over our table. It was a not so subtle hint to leave!

    1 person found this helpful

  26. ABC123

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on October 21, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is delicious and the servers are great! A lot of choices for appetizers too, the arancini balls are very good and you get extra red sauce on the side, perfect!

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  27. bonx2

    Chicago

    105 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    105 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Expensive, small portions, no atmosphere, one and done

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    New York State

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 15, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely spot for dinner on the outside porch area.

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  29. MaryB

    Chicago

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Pasta and burger were good/chicken not so good. Drinks and wait staff were great.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our waiter Lorenzo was excellent, we loved the food! However just as an advice we would love the margaritas to be slightly served in a bigger glass and the Ribs should come with a baked potato instead of French fries ❤️; the mushroom risotto was super tasty! Overall we had a great time, beautiful place and perfect location for my birthday 🎉. Thank you Lorenzo for the great service!

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 13, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    On a golf “coarse”. Good Italian fare and ribs were good also! We sat outside overlooking the course. It was very casual and sitting outside was perfect for having 5 kids with us. We enjoyed the food. Kids Pizzas are huge for a kids meal!

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  32. JenniferR

    Chicago

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on August 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful atmosphere, table next to us was louder than normal. Waitstaff was very good but was slow bringing drinks and food. Enjoy t try he food and atmosphere very much

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  33. NeelaJ

    Chicago

    43 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on August 11, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Great location.. food can be hit or miss depending on what you order.

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  34. JPR1965

    Chicago

    20 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on August 5, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    The food is alway excellent and our server, Patrick was wonderful, so personable. We ate outside which was great. My one complaint and I have heard from others that the ambiance inside is not great. Looks very generic. The atmosphere should be to the level of the fabulous food.

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  35. PatsyE

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    It was a lovely setting on a nice summer night. the food was not spectacular - not bad just not great. the salad was mostly lettuce which was very disappointing. the service was perfect. the menu selection was limited.

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  36. LynneS

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 29, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Setting is beautiful. Appetizers were very good. Entrees were fair- not as good as the first time we were there. Cocktails were exceptional as they were the last time. When making the reservation we noted that this was a birthday celebration-they ask online if this was a special occasion. But no acknowledgment of the birthday in any way.

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  37. MargaretL

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 11, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love the beautiful golf course view. The food is delicious.

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  38. Cheryl

    Chicago

    29 reviews

    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    So fun with GBS moms and sons and a bonus that Paige was our server. She was terrific! Great service and delicious meals on the patio overlooking the golf course on a perfect summer evening.

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  39. bud304

    Chicago

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Coarse is a great restaurant. The service is excellent, the food delicious and the scenery perfect. One of our fellow diners left a sweater behind and they called to see if we had left it, too! Always a good experience there.

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  40. NeelaJ

    Chicago

    43 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on July 8, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sitting outside during sunset can’t be beat! Great wait staff service, just wish the food was up a notch. Still not bad..and would go back in a sec!

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Coarse Italian using the Order Online button. Coarse Italian also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (847) 657-3200.

Coarse Italian is rated 4.5 stars by 314 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 9 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Coarse Italian

800 Shermer Rd, Glenview, IL 60025-4170

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Glenview
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–8:30 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–8:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, American, Comfort Food
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (847) 657-3200
  • Catering
    Visit Coarse Italian's website to see our catering menu.
  • Private party facilities
    From birthdays, to baby showers, to anniversaries, and more - we've got you covered.Our banquet room features: - Wireless microphone - HDMI compatibility - Two flat screen TVs - WiFi - Built-in speakers with Bluetooth- Outdoor Patio (Summer)Please visit our website for more info!
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