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Best Italian Restaurants in China Town

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A photo of Il Culaccino restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1001)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • South Loop
Booked 26 times today
Il Culaccino, located conveniently close to Chicago's downtown and McCormick Center, has garnered rave reviews for its excellent and authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons have praised the restaurant's food as "the best Italian food" they've had, going as far as comparing the culinary creations favourably to those available in Italy. The service is also lauded as exceptional, with servers like Bobby and Marissa receiving special mentions for their professionalism. The ambience is described as a mix of retro and Italian, apt for business, casual dining, or dates. The daily specials, excellent presentation, and sizable portions extend the variety of the Italian fare, making Il Culaccino a recommended destination for both personal and business dining.
A photo of Pizzeria Portofino restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(998)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • River North (Chicago)
Booked 233 times today
Pizzeria Portofino has been revered as an Italian haven in Chicago, bringing a burst of Mediterranean flavor to the Windy City. Patrons have likened the experience to having a piece of Italy in the heart of Chicago, attesting to its authentic and delectable Italian cuisine. Celebrated for its ambient charm, Pizzeria Portofino offers an irresistible combination of mouthwatering food, excellent service, and stunning Riverwalk views. Words like "amazing", "fantastic" and "exquisite" frequently occur in praise of the food, service, and atmosphere. The restaurant particularly shines in the summer with its picturesque views, making it a must-visit spot for an Italian culinary experience.
A photo of Tre Dita restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(277)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • River North (Chicago)
Booked 135 times today
Led by Chef Evan Funke, Tre Dita, Italian for "three fingers", pays homage to the precise measurement of bistecca Fiorentina. If booking in the dining room at Tre Dita, you will enjoy a menu of antipasti, handmade pastas, signature entrees and steaks. If booking in the Bar Tre Dita, you will enjoy a smaller menu of stuzzi, antipasti, handmade pastas and entrees. The full cocktail, wine list and dessert menu is available in both locations.
A photo of Alla Vita restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2003)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • West Loop
Booked 233 times today
Alla Vita is an acclaimed Italian restaurant recognized for its innovative blend of classic Italian and modern cuisine. The warm, welcoming ambiance adds to its appeal, a detail notably appreciated by reviewers. The restaurant is celebrated for its homemade pasta dishes like the Rigatoni and Ricotta Dumplings, as well as its expertly curated drink menu featuring an array of Italian and international wines. From the delectable lunch set menus to the house-made gelato, every dish is thoughtfully crafted. Customers highlight the attentive service, praising the staff for their hospitality. Reviewers also particularly recommend the Kale Caesar Salad, touting it as "the best Caesar ever." The top-notch food and service, combined with the unique and vibrant decor, have earned Alla Vita accolades on the Michelin guide, making it highly recommended for a memorable dining experience in the heart of Chicago.
A photo of Gibsons Italia restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(3356)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • River North (Chicago)
Booked 193 times today
Gibsons Italia, located a block away from the OTC Metra station, is a renowned restaurant offering exquisite Italian cuisine in Chicago. The restaurant is highly-rated for its excellent meals, attentive service, and splendid city views, highlighted by patrons' reviews. Diners offer rave reviews for the delicious Grilled Octopus, Italian Grain Bowl, Branzino, Caccio de Pepe, and the house Manhattan. Crowning their meals with the banana Gelato has proved to be a delightful experience for most guests. The restaurant has also garnered recognition for its Cacio e Pepe with black truffles and its prime steak cuts. Its location overlooking the Riverwalk also adds to the unique dining experience, making it worth every trip.
A photo of Rose Mary restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2926)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • West Loop
Booked 158 times today
Located in the historic Fulton Market district of Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, Rose Mary is Chef/Owner Joe Flamm’s debut restaurant inspired by his Italian heritage and the bold, bright flavors of Croatian cuisine. The boisterous space—named for Flamm’s grandmothers, Mary and Mary Rose, and the herb rosemary, which grows natively along the Italian and Croatian coastlines—offers a seasonal menu of rustic yet refined dishes that encapsulate what Flamm has coined “Adriatic drinking food”.
A photo of Siena Tavern restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5798)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • River North (Chicago)
Booked 130 times today
Entirely Rooted In A "From Scratch" Approach, We Present Upscale, Classic Italian Fares, Straight From Top Chef Alum, Fabio Viviani. Siena Tavern'S Extensive Wine List And Our Highly Contemporary Design, Interspersed With Rustic Details, Elevates The Genuine Italian Dining Experience While Simultaneously Maintaining Authenticity. Farm To Fork, Refined And Redefined.
A photo of Ummo restaurant
4.5
Awesome(379)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • River North (Chicago)
Booked 38 times today
Ummo is hailed as the "best new restaurant in Chicago," renowned for its excellent Italian cuisine. Diners rave about the unique and sublime flavor combinations, attesting to the creativity and authenticity of the dishes. The arancini, branzino, and pesto tortellini, are just a few examples of the delicious meals that stand out on the menu. Numerous reviews highlight the outstanding service, led by the exceptional staff who are always eager to help. Despite being a new comer, Ummo has successfully established itself as a top culinary destination in the city, with many guests already promising a return visit.
A photo of RPM Italian - Chicago restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(11888)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • River North (Chicago)
Booked 116 times today
RPM Italian - Chicago is praised for its remarkable fusion of traditional and contemporary Italian dishes. Reviews effusively attest to the restaurant's remarkable offerings, with notable commendation given to their succulent house-made pasta dishes, exquisite Caesar salad, and tantalizing desserts like tiramisu and a diverse array of gelatos. The restaurant also stands out due to its expansive wine list and exceptional service, described as being attentive and knowledgeable, particularly in the realm of wine pairings. Patrons also share the memorable experiences they had while celebrating special occasions. However, a reservation is recommended due to its popularity. The proof of RPM Italian - Chicago’s dedication to elevating Italian cuisine is in its consistently excellent reviews.
A photo of Adalina restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2082)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Gold Coast / Streeterville
Booked 73 times today
Adalina, located in Chicago, has a reputation for serving the finest Italian cuisine. It stands out amongst numerous other Italian restaurants for its unique dishes like the widely praised duck bolognese. The restaurant's sophisticated ambience blends traditional Italian elegance with modern innovation, offering a dining experience that is both upscale and warm. Customers laud the impeccable service and the knowledgeable staff including chef-duo Soo and Nicole, who manage to put a modern twist to authentic Italian classics. The carefully curated wine list and food and wine pairings suggested by the restaurant's in-house sommelier have been appreciated by many. Whether it is for a special celebration or an everyday meal, Adalina remains a top recommendation.
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