In the Press:


"..I'm telling you, there's some good stuff coming out of NEAR's kitchen, and those who live nearby are missing out by ignoring it."


- Phil Vettel, Chicago Tribune


"Chef/owner and Schwa veteran Gaetano Nardulli brings a personal take on modern Italian to his sleek and casual hidden gem. "




"Its clean and simple interior helps keep the focus on the restaurant's main attraction: Italian cuisine at its finest. "


- Mary Ann O'Rourke, Barrington Patch


Awards & Testimonials:

Check out what people are saying about us!

- Rated 4.5 stars or more on TripAdvisor, Facebook, and Google

Business Hours

Dining Room:
5:30-10pm, Mon-Sat

Tue-Thur: 5:30pm-1am
Fri-Sat: 5:30pm-2am


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NEAR Restaurant | 108 Barrington Commons Ct. Barrington, IL

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