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Welcome to Dal Santos

Buon Natale
 
Our lives are all a little bit crazier and busier this time of year, if you would like to make it easier, call us with your catering needs.  We are currently taking orders for the weeks and days leading up to Christmas, so don't hesitate.  Please call and place your orders by Monday Dec. 17th as that will be the last day we will be accepting them.
  





If you look to the left you will see a link for our Catering Menu, there is also a link to our specialty trays on the same page. Starting Jan. 1st 2018 there was an additional $2 added to our specialty and lunchmeat trays.  It is in light gray towards the middle of the page. 



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976 E Steger Rd.  Crete, Illinois 60417
708 367-0070

Monday                      9:30-1:00
Tuesday - Friday         9:30-6:00                                                                     Saturday                     9:00-5:00

Sunday                      10:00-2:00 

                   

Our History:

Frank Dal Santo started this business in 1946 when he was discharged from the U.S. Army.  He opened the store on October 16th at 300 W. 115th St. in the Roseland neighborhood of Chicago. Moving from that location he opened a store in the "bum town" neighborhood across from St. Anthony Church on Kensington Ave., again in Chicago. 

When Frank left Chicago, he opened the store in Calumet City.  It was at that location where he passed the business onto his son Chuck, and semi-retired.  Chuck expanded the business by taking over the store next to him and started catering.  Chuck carries on the family tradition as the 3rd generation making sausage from a recipe that had been in the family for more than 60 years.  He also created some of his own recipes for Homemade Italian Beef, Spaghetti Sauce and other Italian specialties.  

In 2006, Dal Santo's was relocated to Crete, Illinois where the great family traditions carry on!