Fine Wines

We feature Northern Italian cuisine made with care using the finest and freshest ingredients available.  Our from-scratch Italian kitchen creates mouth-watering dishes and homemade pasta that you and your family will enjoy.  Reserve your spot to dine with us today!

Welcome to La Buona Vita Italian Restaurant in La Grange

We’re proud of winning the OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award in 2015 and 2016.

The La Buona Vita Approach to Italian Food

Our owner, Chef Terry Rempert is introducing diners to the distinctive flavors and ingredients that characterize Northern Italian food.  Our Italian restaurant features a set menu with rotating weekly specials that showcase ingredients that are favored in Northern Italy - fresh meats cooked sous vide for maximum tenderness and flavor, seafood, and homemade pastas.  We value authenticity. That’s why we make our own pasta and sauces. Whether you order gnocchi, lasagne, penne, fettuccini, Rotolo, rigatoni or ravioli, all of our pastas are freshly made in our from-scratch kitchen.   

15 W. Calendar Ave La Grange, IL 60525 - 1 (708) 352 1621
Open Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday 4:00pm - 11:00pm

*Kitchen closes 45 minutes before closing

When you come to La Buona Vita, expect to be transported to Northern Italy, where you’ll enjoy delicious food that’s made from the freshest ingredients. We consider ourselves a flexible kitchen and can accommodate special dietary restrictions including gluten-free and vegetarian fare. We are also family-friendly and have kid-friendly options for your little ones to enjoy!

Our Craft Beer lineup will thrill area beer lovers.  We feature a variety of ales and stouts from some of the nation’s best craft breweries and some local brews as well. Our selection of tap, bottled and canned beer is equally diverse as we feature well-known and hard-to-find Italian Craft Beers.  Join us for one of our speciality craft beer nights and learn a thing or two about Italian Craft Beers.

Italian Kitchen

Craft Beer

Wine enthusiasts appreciate our list of about 75 bottles from around the globe, of which nearly half are offered by the glass as well. With descriptions on the menu, newbies and wine connoisseurs alike  can easily navigate and select a lovely glass to pair well with their meal.  Visit our events section to learn about upcoming Wine Dinners.

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