Dining - Italian

Bar Toma

An Italian neighborhood pizzeria and bar by James Beard Award winning Chef Tony Mantuano just steps from The Magnificent Mile.  Bar Toma features 20 varieties of pizza all available in a traditional thin crust or Roman-style thicker crust perfectly crafted with award winning dough, and cooked to perfection in a traditional wood burning oven.   The ideal spot for a quick lunch after shopping or a dinner gathering of family and friends to enjoy classic Italian flavors.

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

110 E. Pearson Street, Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 266-3110

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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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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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Labriola Cafe & Ristorante

Labriola Ristorante & Cafe presents three experiences within one space: full service Italian restaurant helmed by Chef John Caputo, bar, and bakery cafe. The Ristorante offers an approachable, yet modern, Italian menu complete with handmade pastas, thin-crust pizzas, salads, and steaks, and the bar serves a wide selection of cocktails, craft beers, and wines. The Cafe features sandwiches, pastas, salads, pizzas, and Labriola baked goods; all made with quality ingredients and careful attention to detail. Private dining and catering also available.

535 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 955-3100

535 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

(312) 955-3100

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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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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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