I live in Chicago so I know good Italian and this 70-yr-old, 3rd-generation family-run rest. is darn good. Huge portions, family friendly, wonderfull setting on Maple Lake... sit on lakeside patio if any tables are open. Great ribs too! Very busy on Summer weekends so make reservations.
Pros: Food, setting and prices.
Cons: Needs more parking, lot is always full.