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Best Italian Restaurants in Old Town

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4.5
Awesome(45)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Lincoln Park
Booked 23 times today
Professor Pizza is now located at 1610 N Wells St, and is open for service in Old Town! Check out our menu and order today.Professor Pizza, located in the heart of Old Town Chicago, will be serving an array of pastas, sandwiches, appetizers, and pizzas. We look forward to serving you Chef Tony Scardino's unique expression of pizza and Italian-American cuisine table side. Book your table now to reserve your new weekly dinner must-have!
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4.4
Awesome(429)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Old Town
Booked 12 times today
Gallucci, located in Chicago, is renowned for its authentic Neapolitan pizza cuisine. Customers consistently applaud not only the restaurant's outstanding service but also its distinctive food. According to multiple reviews, Gallucci's pizzas are reminiscent of the traditional pizzas found in Italy. It's clear that the restaurant prides itself on using fresh ingredients, with one customer stating the toppings are so fresh they tend to "slip off". The owner's passion for pizza is also frequently mentioned, suggesting a genuine commitment to delivering an authentic Italian dining experience. From its award-winning pizza to the highly recommended Focaccia and Bolognese, Gallucci truly appears to have mastered the art of Pizzeria cuisine.
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4.8
Exceptional(944)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • River North (Chicago)
Booked 287 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.
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4.8
Exceptional(2883)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • West Loop
Booked 150 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”.
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4.8
Exceptional(3287)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • River North (Chicago)
Booked 229 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 Siena Tavern restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5784)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • River North (Chicago)
Booked 126 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.
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4.6
Exceptional(2045)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Gold Coast / Streeterville
Booked 70 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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4.8
Exceptional(1969)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • West Loop
Booked 198 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.
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4.8
Exceptional(213)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • River North (Chicago)
Booked 115 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.
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4.8
Exceptional(72)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Gold Coast / Streeterville
Booked 82 times today
Welcome to wine inspired cuisine, where every dish is meticulously crafted to harmonize with the discerning palate of a Master Sommelier. Led by Alpana Singh, the youngest woman and first South Asian to conquer the Master Sommelier exam, our menu blurs the lines between food and wine, ensuring each recipe is a symphony of balance, texture, and flavor. Enjoy our global inspired menu featuring an array of dishes including small plates, pastas, vegetarian dishes, meat, seafood and steak. Wine lovers are sure to enjoy our expertly curated list featuring over 200 selections from across the world while cocktail enthusiasts can indulge in our craft cocktail menu. Regarded as neighborhood wine bistro by the locals, Alpana is located at the corner of State and Pearson in Chicago's historic and trendy Gold Coast district. We invite you to enjoy dinner in our well-appointed dining room or take in the scenery from our cozy patio.
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