Dining - Italian

Bar Toma

An Italian neighborhood pizzeria and bar by Chef Tony Mantuano, Bar Toma features 20 varieties of pizza, a mozzarella bar, gelato, an espresso bar, Roman-style fritti, pizza salads with Italian beers, aperitivi and 60 wines.

110 E. Pearson Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 266-3110

110 E. Pearson Street, Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 266-3110

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Cafe Spiaggia

Cafe Spiaggia is an intimate neighborhood café, perfect for an elegant business lunch, casual dinner or break from shopping on The Magnificent Mile. James Beard award winner Tony Mantuano serves Italian classics, from luscious wood-roasted fresh figs to hand crafted potato gnocchi, rooted in the most traditional flavors of Italy.

980 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 280-2750

980 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 280-2750

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Carmine's

Since 1994, Rosebud's place for fun and spirited nightlife has delivered on the promise with live music, celebrity sightings and a lively canopied patio for the best people watching in the city. 

The restaurant's famous signature martinis, a rotating menu of seafood and chops and renowned signature pasta dishes, epitomize the Rosebud experience of stellar food and generous portions. 

 

1043 N. Rush Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 988-7676

1043 N. Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 988-7676

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Centro Ristorante

Led by Chef Michael Ponzio, Centro Ristorante provides an authentic atmosphere reminiscent of Italy’s enotecas (wine shops) featuring European family-style dining. Named after a character in Italian-American singer Jimmy Durante’s famous song, the new age Italian wine bar offers live entertainment, an affordable check average, and a large, reasonably-priced wine selection.

6 W. Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(312)988-7775

6 W. Hubbard Street, Chicago, IL 60654

(312)988-7775

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Cicchetti

Just one block off Michigan Ave, three nationally acclaimed chefs join forces at this intimate restaurant and outdoor patio to showcase the great wealth of sustainably produced Midwestern food and spirits in a “small plates” Italian/Mediterranean context.  From the focaccia bread made from a 150 year old starter, to the handmade pastas made with imported Italian flour, to the spectacular house made gelatos, chefs Michael Sheerin, Phil Rubino and Sarah Jordan provide a memorable dining experience in an elegantly casual setting. 

Open daily; valet parking available

 

671 N. St. Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 642-1800

671 N. St. Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 642-1800

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Eduardo's Enoteca

In a city of bigger and bigger, Eduardo's Enoteca, restaurant and wine bar, breaks the trend. A hidden gem in the Chicago Gold Coast featuring small production wines, craft spirits and light authentic Italian fare. Located in the old Sandburg Theatre space, antique reclaimed wood sets a romantic scene perfect for a date or just enjoying a glass of wine with the locals.

1212 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 337-4490

1212 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610

(312) 337-4490

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Filini Bar & Restaurant

Many people thought we were mad. To open another Italian restaurant in Chicago? You must be mad.

But we're not mad, just committed. Committed to a belief in what we do and how we do it. Committed to a belief in Italian food and wines and style and service. The best of produce, cooked and served in a way that's relevant to the way we want live our lives now. Authentic Italian food simply prepared to let the freshest of ingredients sing. Food to share. Menus that are flexible. A wine list that matches and challenges and is built to satisfy the full range of tastes while being neat in its numbers. With a killer cocktail list that understands the classics, knows how to push the new, and also knows that sometimes all you need is a great glass of wine or a great beer.

221 N. Colombus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 477-0234

221 N. Colombus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

(312) 477-0234

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Frankie's Scaloppine

In a stylish dining room away from the busy pace of the prestigious 900 North Michigan Shops, Frankie's 5th Floor Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria features one of Italy's most beloved and appealing dishes, scaloppine. Frankie's 5th Floor Italian Restaurant serves classic pastas, seasonal fish, fresh salads and Chicago's most extensive list of scaloppines. Choices include: chicken, veal, vegetable and seafood. The restaurant offers six different rooms for dining, a full bar, free wifi and discounted parking. Celebrity signed plates hang from the walls, while thick orange drapery and calm lighting set the mood for catching up with old friends or closing that career changing deal. Juddino's cookie cart finishes off every meal as it is rolled up tableside with it's offering of different cookies and aperitifs including Frankie's homemade Lemoncello. Frankie's Fifth Floor Pizzeria serves salads, antipasti and Neopolitan style pizzas. Individual ten inch pizzas can be made Sardinian style or traditionally. Sardinian style pizzas are made with grana padano cheese and no sauce and served with olive oil. Choose from Fennel and Rosemary or the Sardinian Red Onion. Traditional pizzas, made with Frankie's red sauce, include more than just the classics: Sausage, Pepperoni, Real Cheese or Margherita. The Rita D is made with ricotta, asparagus, egg and truffle oil, and the Alla Checca has fresh roma tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and garlic.

900 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 266-2500

900 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 266-2500

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Maggiano's Little Italy

Chef-prepared Italian-American dishes served in Little Italy style dining room. Chicago location also has nine private dining rooms able to accommodate parties from 10 to 400. Carryout and delivery are available to the downtown area. Dining room and banquet space have outdoor patios, as well. The original Maggiano's, a Chicago tradition, celebrating 20 years of making guests feel special.

516 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 644-7700

516 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654

(312) 644-7700

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Nico Osteria

From the team behind One Off Hospitality Group, Executive Chef Paul Kahan and restaurateurs Donnie Madia, Terry Alexander and Kimberly Galban present Nico Osteria. An authentically Italian seafood restaurant, Nico Osteria at Thompson Chicago hotel brings rustic simplicity to the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast.

Chef Erling Wu-Bower’s house-made pastas and fresh seafood, alongside Pastry Chef Amanda Rockman's unconventionally creative and approachable style are perfectly suited for the setting’s rustic elegance.

 

1015 N. Rush Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 994-7100

1015 N. Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 994-7100

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Osteria Via Stato

Executive Chef David DiGregorio and LEYE founder Rich Melman traveled through every region of Italy sampling Italy's best. It was through these travels that they ate at the greatest rustic Italian restaurants that ultimately provided the inspiration for today's Osteria Via Stato menu. Osteria Via Stato captures the best of Italy with seasonal dishes, an all-Italian wine list and a la dolce vita spirit of hospitality. With new specialties to mark each season, Osteria's extensive alla carte menu and its guest-favored, three-course 'Italian Dinner Party' menu suit every occasion from family celebrations to an intimate evening for two. Like family-owned osterias in Italy, Osteria Via Stato celebrates quality, simplicity and authenticity. We welcome you to be part of that celebration.

620 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 624-8450

620 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60654

(312) 624-8450

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Petterino's

A classically glamorous glimpse into the 1940s, Petterino's offers lively libations, prime steaks, fresh seafood and favorite specialties such as Shrimp de Jonghe and Fettuccine Alberto. Centered in the heart of the theatre district, Chef Francis Brennan's menu is perfect before a performance, ideal for business lunches, private events or even a break during a tour of the city. Exciting pre-theatre and after work specials are available daily.

150 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 422-0150

150 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60601

(312) 422-0150

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Quartino

Quartino Pizzeria Ristorante and Italian Wine Bar opens daily at 11:30am and serves food until 1:00am. Chef/Partner John Coletta has developed a menu representing the best of Italy's culinary regions, including house recipe salumi, Neopolitan thin crust stone oven pizza, housemade fresh pasta and seasonally prepared specialties. The Quartino menu, served in reasonable portions and designed for sharing, is perfect for large groups and adventurous diners ready for a unique experience.

626 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 698-5000

626 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60654

(312) 698-5000

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Rosebud on Rush

Music to the mouth in a former music institute.

A renovated brownstone is the perfect setting for the harmonious Rosebud dishes served here, such as handmade pappardelle, cavatelli, as well as the renowned Rosebud standards. Their famous signature martinis will round out your meal in perfect style.

720 N. Rush Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 266-6444

720 N. Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 266-6444

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Rosebud Theatre District

Located in the Three First National Plaza building, Rosebud Theater District has been continuously selected as the ultimate lunch spot and pre-theatre dining destination. There's no better place in all of Chicago to grab a drink after work. Just steps away from the office, meet colleagues after hours Monday through Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm to indulge in our appetizer buffet. Come with friends, come alone, it doesn't matter—by the time you leave, you'll feel like you know everyone in the place or take advantage of the pre-theater menu, guaranteed to satisfy your hearty appetite and leave you plenty of time before the curtain rises.

70 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 332-9500

70 W. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602

(312) 332-9500

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RPM Italian

Not only are RPM Italian's dinner, drink, wine, dessert, gluten-free and special events menus all unique to fit the Italian cuisine, but there is something to fit your specific taste. Located in the heart of Chicago, you will never have to worry about finding something to do.

52 W. Illinois Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 222-1888

52 W. Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60654

(312) 222-1888

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Spiaggia

The private dining rooms of Spiaggia is considered one of Chicago's premier event spaces. Our exclusive dining rooms extend the exquisite offerings of Spiaggia. The authentic Italian cuisine of James Beard and award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano makes Spiaggia the finest luxury dining experience in the country.

980 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 280-2756

980 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 280-2756

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