Trattoria No. 10
Trattoria No. 10

Trattoria No. 10

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.trattoriaten.com/
  • Phone: 3129841718x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Joseph Hernandez
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Madison
  • Public Transit: El Stop: Blue Line - Washington stop Bus line: 22, 24, 36, 62
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available nightly starting at 5:00pm for $14 and they will keep your car until after the theater.
A word from Trattoria No. 10
Classic Italian dishes with a contemporary flair have made Trattoria No.10 a Chicago favorite since 1989. Specialties on the daily menu include unique, homemade ravioli, rustic pastas, freshly prepared risotto, fresh fish selections and grilled filet of beef. The subdued elegance of the interior, with arched walkways, murals and original art provides an intimate atmosphere that is perfect for business lunches, pre-theater dining, romantic dinners or private parties.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Trattoria No. 10 reviews from OpenTable diners
390 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (217)special occasion (190)romantic (167)great for lunch (108)neighborhood gem (106)notable wine list (102)good for groups (100)hot spot (17)late-night find (16)great for brunch (7)kid-friendly (5)vibrant bar scene (4)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Outstanding Italian Restaurant
    Emeril
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    A wonderful restaurant known for their in house pasta dishes. The entire experience was everything you would expect in a dining experience. We were not disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pre-theater, but with a twist...
    bobb
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    For a number of reasons, this is a favorite of ours. Over the years we met a couple from Bloomington, IL who shared many of our theater subscription dates and would say hello to each other and chat at intermission. Because this was my birthday, we had received a birthday note and a complimentary meal from the restaurant, but we were surprised to get a note from the couple that they were leaving Bloomington for Phoenix and would like to have dinner with us this final time at a place of our choice. We changed the reservation from two to four and met them for this special dinner. They had not been to Trattoria 10 and were charmed, as we expected. The food, wine and service was impeccable and everything was perfect. Thanks for a great evening.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food in Theatre district
    HootVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    A group of 4 had dinner at Trattoria on a Saturday night prior to seeing a concert nearby on State St. We were all pleasant surprised on the quality of food and overall knowledge of the staff on explaining the menu. They were very attentive and made sure we were able to move thru dinner quickly so we could make our 8:00 pm show. We all had different dishes, veal scallopini was excellent, very tender and tasty. The scallops were recommended by the server and were some of the best. The duck my friend had was excellent, he said (I'm not a fan of duck) and the shrimp and linguini were also excellent. Overall, you can't beat this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top Pick
    DabidB
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    A wonderful experience in all categories. Great service, very friendly!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Canuck
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Loved it!! Next time I'm in Chicago, I'll be there!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OUTSTANDING!
    Bladeco1
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    The decor was a nice recollection of Turin with a shade of Tuscany in the peripheral. The ravioli is to die for. The birra is most tenacious as well as delicious. The staff is awesome, it was our anniversary and they treated us to a piece of Tiramisu. We started dinner with salads and the baby spinach drizzled in strawberry something takes 1st place. The chocalate truffle accompanied the tiramisu and was exquisite as well. The atmosphere is extremely romantic for an evening encounter.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience!
    happy2eat
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Had a reservation for 10 people coming in from different directions after work on a Friday. We were allowed to be seated at our table before everyone arrived. It was so convenient to meet there but with traffic & lots of timing factors we could not have coordinated getting there all at the same time. I really appreciate that they worked with us & made it absolutely a stress free evening. The wine selection is quite fine and the food was absolutely delicious as well!! Staff was super!! The evening couldn't have gone smoother for our large group.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Wonderful Experience!
    JohnBaker
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    From the atmosphere, to the beauty of the restaurant, to the knowledge of the waitress, to the outstanding tasting food selections, our wonderful experience at Trattoria No 10 is something we will never forget!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An Italian gem in the Loop
    littletunaVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Always a favorite of mine for warm ambiance, fabulous food and efficient service. This is the perfect spot for lunch, pre-theater, dinner or special occasion. I have never had a bad meal -- in fact, I have always had superb dining experiences in this classy (not snooty) Trattoria in the city. Do not discount longevity for becoming stale. This restaurant is totally with-it and is operating on all cylinders.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Check, please!
    BriggieJ
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Loved the food and ambience, but disappointed in only one aspect of the otherwise good service. The waiter specifically asked at the beginning of the meal if we had tickets to the theater, but then we were left searching for him to bring the check and ended up having to run to get to the theater on time. That being said, I'd give it another try...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous pre theater
    Phyllisita55
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Food service all was excellent. Unique pairings and great farm fresh combinations and yes the ravioli is fabulous! Our server was great with suggestions and wine!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    Chowdah
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Really great dining experience. Our server was fantastic. Highly recommend this spot for a business dinner.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good dinner
    wedineout
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    We have eaten here several times before. Experience was good but tonight was exceptional. Great food and Great service.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic Birthday Lunch
    Omarie
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Had a wonderful lunch that included the delicious crab salad and pepper crusted New York strip steak with crispy onions and blue cheese risotto which was very flavorful. The meal ended with a surprise birthday dessert that added a special celebratory touch. Although the service was a bit slow, overall it was an enjoyable dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My favoite place
    CuckVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    excellent food and outstanding service. The ravioli is the best in the city. The atmosphere is great for a serious business lunch or dinner and restaurant has even more private areas for a large group. It is also a perfect setting for a special occasion, anniversary or the theater. Cuck.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding food & service
    BlondieVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    This restaurant never fails to wow; they are consistently outstanding. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Great food and service. Excellent dining experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Poorly handled homeless situation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    A homeless man appeared in front of our table for an uncomfortably long time and he and and the manager disputed his place there. The manager did not offer him help, only threatened to call Police repeatedly in front of us. It wasnt until we helped this poor soul w a little cash that he left. Not your best foot forward , Trattoria #10.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Shri420
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    If convenient, a 5:00 dinner timing will give you an hour or so of relatively quiet dining. Once the room fills up the noise level can be instrusive. The menu offers good options. For variety, opt for the smaller pasta portions and try more than one.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Jkp14
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Our waiter was outstanding. The experience was perfect for my first time to Chicago and my birthday.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Marleen
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Great service on a busy night. We were welcomed by a friendly waiter who explained the menu and advised on accompanying wines. We had great antipasti and superb pasta dishes. We would definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Unique menu-Excellent service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    David was great , attentive, and even charming. Menu-everything in each category you wanted to order from . Pumpkin was hilariously great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time
    Alibear
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I picked this from reviews I read on line and was not disappointed. Our server was friendly and efficient. Our food was excellent. The squash ravioli were incredible.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great location before the theatre
    RDandMA
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The wait staff was very considerate asking right when we sat down if we were attending the theatre. The waiter kept everything on time! The recommendations were excellent and each dish we ordered was really good. I had been to this restaurant years ago and am glad I came back! I would love to go back on my next trip to Chicago.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great choice
    NewYorkerOnrBusiness
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    We selected this from the Zagat's listing and the rating was accurate. Very high quality food, excellent range of menu items for a group, excellent wines, great service and unbeatable location if you are in a Central Loop hotel.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Escape to Italy
    FIneDinah
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    If you delight in cozy hideaways right in the city, enjoy an outstanding dining experience at Tratorria #10. Elegant but warm and friendly atmosphere and exceptional food. Service is impeccable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch before theatre!
    gr8tfood
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Had fabulous lunch before theatre! Beet salad and squash ravioli were better than expected! Would order the same thing tomorrow! Only complaint would be the Aperol Spritz. Glass was only filled half way, with little ice and not a lot of bubbles. Don't know what was missing, possibly Prosecco had been open for awhile? Just returned from Italy where the Spritz was bolder in it's presence!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great pasta
    lunchwithcustomers
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    This is the second time that I have eaten @ Trattoria No. 10. I had the spicy sausage ravioli and was very pleased. I asked for more sauce to put on the pasta, and was very pleased that I did.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • as always they impress
    Razzledazzle60302VIP
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    This time a choose a vegitarian option. Artichoke and Couscus Wonderful taste and texture Even a meat guy could enjoy and appreciate. They are always totally accomidating. I had a party of 5 rather than four No problem. When you invite people to a business lunch meeting Schedule it at Tratatoria 10 and they will always come It is that good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Most enjoyable!
    jaygee
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    We dined early on a Monday evening. The dining room, though quite large, has a warm and intimate feeling. Service level was very high--we were well taken care of but not hovered over, and our personable server was knowledgeable about the menu and wines. Scallops were tender and succulent, and the roasted corn ravioli also exceptional. The menu is not extensive but offers a good variety of starters, salads, pastas (available in appetizer and entree portions), and main courses. The dessert menu was equally appealing, but we requested single scoops of of caramel gelati, one of four flavors available that day. Rich and delicious. Our only complaint is that Trattoria is closed Sundays when we are usually in Chicago!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • dignified and reliable
    donjoVIP
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    This restaurant has found a winning formula and sticks with it. It is one of the few places in the Loop for a quiet and enjoyable lunch, delivering both very good food and excellent service. Put it on your short list.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • share54
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    We first went to Trattoria No. 10 back in 1996 and had a memorable dining experience. In 2014 we had a major birthday to celebrate and thought back on all the great restaurants we'd visited in Chicago throughout the years, and Trattoria No. 10 came up immediately. It was everything we remembered it to be and more. Fantastic food, service, and ambiance. Another great memory and dining experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Solid performer and good ambiance
    JKBChi
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    We came here on a Saturday night, and while it was crowded with the pre-theater crowd, you could still have conversations without yelling. I had the osso bucco, which was fantastic, and the warm chocolate cake. Yum! Good service, everyone enjoyed their meal.
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  • A home run!
    Bland
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Second visit in a week! Even better than the first, superb in every way. Wish we lived in Chicago just to come here!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining!
    Peabody
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Great meal, excellent service and attentive server.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible Food and Service
    herb
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    As a long-time favorite, Trattoria 10 never ceases to amaze. Food was fresh-a must try is the baked pumpkin with cipollini onions, mushrooms and cream thyme sauce. Service was impeccable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic and delicious!
    Bland
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Our first visit to Trattoria No. 10 was terrific! From the moment we arrived we loved it. Romantic setting in basement. Food was superb - homemade soups and pastas to die for, and a wonderful 1/2 portion option enabling us to try more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a Winner
    FIneDinah
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    This is my favorite downtown restaurant. Outstanding across the board.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lived up to my expectations....
    CapeBeachVIP
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    I had read many positive reviews on this restaurant and it turned out that the excellent reviews were accurate. The below street location has a wonderful ambiance - low lighting, very romantic. Most importantly the food was outstanding! I loved the baby kale salad and also the house made raviolis. Our server was very pleasant and helpful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    A friend who had been visiting Chicago recommended Trattoria 10 to my sister and I planning our weekend visit from Vancouver, BC so we made a reservation for the Saturday night at 8:30pm. We were surprised that the restaurant wasn't really that busy at all, so the reservation was not necessary and it felt a little quiet. However, the service was gracious and the food delicious and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the experience and I would also recommend it to friends who might be visiting, and will return again upon the next visit to Chicago!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.