New Italian restaurant coming to Crystal Lake promises ‘the real deal’

May 05, 2024 428

BY: Michelle Meyer

Lake in the Hills resident Dominic Florio is ready to step out of retirement and make his mark on the Crystal Lake restaurant scene at age 73. “I decided one more time. I can only play so much golf, and I love the business,” he said. He is opening a fine-dining Italian restaurant off Randall Road called Florio’s Italian.

The restaurant, at 1540 Carlemont Drive, will have dishes inspired by southern Italy including seafood, pasta, chicken and veal. Florio expects the restaurant to open June 1. “I’ve got stuff you see in everyday restaurants and stuff that you don’t, that’s my own,” he said.

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