Filippo's Restaurant
Filippo's Restaurant

Filippo's Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.filippos-chicago.com/
  • Phone: (773) 528-2211
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 2:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Filippo Del Prete
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Takeout
  • Catering: We have a full catering menu! Call Sue for info about our Catering Services. Reserve a date today!
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer private dining for parties of 20 or more.
  • Private Party Contact: Annette Del Prete 7735282211

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Webster
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Filippo's Restaurant
Filippo's, located in Chicago's Lincoln Park / De Paul neighborhood, has been a favorite culinary destination since 1993, offering classic and nouvelle Italian cuisine. Filippo's has won many awards including Zagat's Best Neighborhood Restaurant Award and a four-star rating from Metromix diners.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Filippo's Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
37 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4.1
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelModerate
82% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (29)romantic (11)fit for foodies (11)special occasion (9)kid-friendly (9)good for groups (6)late-night find (2)notable wine list (2)great for brunch (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Miserable service, and worse
    AMGSVIP
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Very poor (and that is generous) service at 6pm on 11/22/14, and merely average food. During our time at Filippo's we observed other very unhappy diners, too; one family walked out in disappointment before their food arrived. We tipped 15% on top of the bill+tax, more than the server earned for her failing-grade performance. The young lady waiting on us was slow, made numerous errors which she acknowledged, and didn't seem to care. The delivery of our food was slow, and incomplete. Some dishes were less than hot. We booked through Open Table. At 10pm, 2 hours after we finished dining, we got an email from Open Table informing us that our 6pm reservation had been canceled. Odd. Upon investigation, it appears that Restaurants do this to reservations of unhappy diners, as it prevents feedback being left in Open Table. Shame on you, Filippo's. Fortunately, Open Table restored our reservation, so I can leave honest feedback.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • pizza very good lasagna great
    GoBears
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Loved everything about this dinner from service to the food. Everyone enjoyed themselves. Will definitely come back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • home-made pasta -- yum!
    honeybeeVIP
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Most of the pastas are home-made. We had the spinach ravioli -- very tasty! Service was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very good Italian - great pre-movie
    FoodventurousVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Filippo's was the perfect place to have a nice Italian dinner before our movie at Webster Place. Our waiter was very friendly and knowledgeable. The ingredients in the salad were so fresh - tomatoes and prosciutto with blue cheese - really fabulous. We had the pork tenderloin special on mashed potatoes. The mash were delicious and the pork so tender. Nice portions and the reserve wine by the glass was perfect with our meal.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We had my mom's 75th birthday celebration, and everything was perfect. The table was set up when we got there with the flowers I ordered. The atmosphere was very warm and inviting. The food was delicious and the service was exceptional. Thank you for making my mom's 75th perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very enjoyable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    We went for a special occasion as a party of 5. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the food was very good. Also found a nice wine for the table. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Consistent Italian food
    JLBcottageVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Always great food and service. A neighborhood gem.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • birthday at Filippo
    JoelfromToledo
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We were first at Filippo the night our granddaughter was born and returned with her, her parents, and other family for her 1st birthday Saturday night. The food and service were excellent, and everyone had a great time. I was pleased they would allow outside wine and had called in advance to make sure it was OK. Theyinformed me upfront that there was a $25 corkage fee. While I went in knowingly, in hindsight it does seem a bit excessive. It would not stop me from going back, but $50 for corkage of two bottles on top of a dinner tab for 8 is a bit extreme.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Where have I been?...
    Teresa
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I can't believe I never ate here!!! Food is ABSOLUTELY THE BEST ITALIAN EVER!!!!!!!! Maybe I shouldn't say too much because then it'll be too hard to get in the place! Victor, our GREAT server, said this restaurant has been here for 21+ years... Same owner. The BEST!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good
    Woody
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Everything about this place was good. The food, location and the ambience. It's close to the movies and parking is no problem.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesoeme Italian Restaurant
    TammyVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Filippos is a must go to place. The food is terrific. Serves is amazing. We go there all the time and every time, it is wonderful.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 26 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.9
    • Food4
    • Ambiance3.6
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 83 reviews are from the Filippo's Restaurant reviews archive.
  • Lovely dinner at Filippos
    Annlp1202
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Thoroughly enjoyed! Service was warm, appropriately attentive and helpful. Salad fresh and flavorable. We shared 2 pasta dishes---sauces were tomato based--very flavorable--fresh ingredients. Pork tenderloin special was best I have ever had. Gelato and creme brûlée were delightful finishes.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • algonquin
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food is absolutely outstanding as is the service. The ambience is charming.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I always leave happy
    MsprairieVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The food is always wonderful. I love the their pasta dishes. The sauces are superb. I especially love the tomato sauce with sausage and portabello mushrooms Great salads. Casual room
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Salty
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The main courses were extremely salty. The seafood appetizer was amazing.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Date Night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    We went to Filippos for our weekly date night! Our meal was delicious I had the Chicken Stuffed prosciutto with spinach & blue cheese with roasted potatoes in lemon sauce. My boyfriend had breaded breast of chicken sautéed in garlic white wine topped with prosciutto & mozzarella. I will be back great menu & wine.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely atmosphere good and food!
    Jtag
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Charming and romantic with an interesting and tantalizing menu! Nicely executed .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • solid choice post movie
    ssbhd50VIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    went to fillippos for a post movie dinner. very convenient to the Webster movie complex. Great service and good food. Limited but good selection of wines BTG. Our only complaint was a $9 charge for a thimble of lemoncello at the end of the meal. we would definitely return minus the aperitif!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • solid and steady
    donjoVIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Always a pleasant meal at Filipo's but never anything special. Good food, very good service even with the room at full capacity and people standing around waiting for a table. You will go away filled and pleased, no more no less.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply amazing
    Ecsqrd
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    I don't review restaurants unless the food is exceptional, this place is beyond that. Everyone, from a family if picky eaters was more than pleased. Italian, amazing. Seafood amazing. I'm from NY and believe this place is better than many 1 Michelin starreds and as good as many 2 and even 3 starreds. Amazing all around.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mother's Day Dinner
    dkgrad
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We enjoyed the Ravioli Annarella and Lasagna Sandro. Food was excellent for an early Mother's Day dinner.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Local find
    foodieVIP
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Everyone loved their meal. Would definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • elegant food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    I really enjoyed the artichoke and greens salad. Looking forward to trying some of the pasta dishes. My dad loved his breaded veal chop.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great italian restaurant
    TammyVIP
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    This is a must. The food is always good and the staff is really good and friiendly. We have been going here for years and it is wonderful ever time.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    fOOD IS EXCELLENT. However, the lights are so dim that I haD TO USE MY FLASHLIGHT ON PHONE TO READ THE MENU. iT IS SO DARK THERE THAT YOU CANNOT SEE YOUR FOOD.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love Filipo's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Filipo's is just fabulous food in a great Chicago neighborhood. The recipes are straight from Italy and you can tell in the taste of the food. Filipo himself is a great host and may even share some limoncello with his guests. Just love the restaurant and will be back....several times
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food to dream about...
    Shrimpy
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    It is rare that a meal is so good I close my eyes to focus and savor the delicious flavors. The bread, grilled seafood appetizer and asparagus rolled in eggplant and wrapped in proscuitto were devine. My friends ordered the Ravioli Annarella and declared it wonderful. The Fettuccine Sozze was so full of flavor that it truly is one of the best pasta dishes I have ever tasted. The service was perfectly timed and I can't wait to return. This is a new family favorite for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place
    TammyVIP
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    We have been going to Filippos for a long time and it is always great. The wait staff and food are wonderful every time we go. You won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, kid-friendly
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasantly surprised
    TPMcGoey
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    I live in the neighborhood and am a little ashamed this was my first visit to Filippo's. The room has a positive vibe, unpretentious and with a "we are what we are and we like it" aura. The menu has plenty of options and everything we had was good to great. Our server was terrific and very helpful. He was able to get a few things tweaked for my wife to get exactly what she wanted and she raved about it. He picked out a nice wine for me to pair with the special I got. All good. We had a great time and look forward to returning.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious and lovely
    Jtag
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Menu was so good it was hard to choose ! My friend Had the lobster ravioli with yummy sauce And I had the black fettuccini with mussels And squid with great sauce ! Beet salad was Terrific and the tiramisu and lava cake memorable - lovely atmosphere and cheerful and helpful service- Will be back
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food and Sevice !
    opentablereviwer
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    The waiter was very attentive and explained the specials of the day in detail. The food was delish and the service was excellent. Will definitely be returning in the near future.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Italian Heaven
    YCPittsVIP
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    The food was extraordinary at Filippo's. After the first bite, I felt as if I died and went to Italian heaven. The service was great and we were greeted warmly as we entered. I will definitely make a return trip.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My group of 5 arrived on time
    DisappointedVIP
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    My group of 5 arrived on time and were greeted with confusion it was as if the restaurant did not have our reservation. We were not seated for 30 minutes and instead of apologizing to us the staff apologized to the people who had to vacate the table in order for us to be able to sit down. The whole meal we felt rushed as if they wanted us to eat and leave.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was very good and our
    Chicago84
    Dined on 2/18/2014
    Food was very good and our service was also good. Gluten free pasta was cooked very well. Ambience was a bit lacking and decor needs modernization.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    excellent food, perfect lighting/noise level, good location, great service. A+!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Nice, fairly-priced, Italian place. Great food and nice wine list. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Roast chicken not cooked enough
    GGRM
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Roast chicken not cooked enough and tasteless, wing overlooked under broiler. Salad drowned in dressing. Roast potatoes soggy
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • IknowgreatfoodVIP
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    The food was really good. Our waiter seemed annoyed that we had a Groupon. Oh well. Probably will not return because of his attitude.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 1/23/2014
    Filippo's has some of the best Italian food in town at a very modest price. The service is fantastic in a quaint, relaxed setting. The wine list is a bit short, but they make up for it with everything else.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Filippo's
    TeddyVIP
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    My wife had the special stuffed pork and I had the rigatoni with Italian sausage and red sauce. She loved her dish, but I thought mine was better. Great martini's from the bar. The waiter was knowledgeable and nice. We told him we had an hour so we could go to a movie. He had us out the door right on schedule. The movie, Wolf of Wall Street, was great, too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.