The results are in for this week’s Chowdown Showdown Champion for which restaurant has the best Italian food in northern Lake County, as voted on by Patch readers in Grayslake, Lake Forest-Lake Bluff and Libertyville.
And the winner is — drumroll please — Ristorante Bottaio in Libertyville.
Congratulations to Ristorante Bottaio!
The voting between the top contestants was very close, with the top two separated by only eight votes. Ristorante Bottaio had 30 votes, followed by Trattoria Pomigliano in Libertyville with 22 votes. Mambo Italiano Ristorante in Mundelein rounded out the top three with 12 votes.
So stop by Ristorante Bottaio tonight and enjoy some of the their Italian food!