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To help ensure the safety of our guests and team during this time, we have developed some new dining standards:
• Table reservations are limited to 1 hour and 45 minutes in order to allow for proper sanitization of the table for the next guests.
• Everyone is asked to please wear masks when entering and leaving the building. Our team will be in masks at all times. All guests and staff are to practice safe social distancing.
We sincerely appreciate your cooperation, and loyalty, and look forward to having you
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
prime beef, rosemary, black pepper
Baked Shrimp Benetti
garlic breadcrumbs, spinach, lemon
All the staff was fantastic and they are adhering to social distancing and mask wearing in an hospitable why
This was the best italian food I have had in a while. The service was beyond great, and the atmosphere was good as well. Very clean and social distancing in full effect!
First thing I have to say is this place is excellent all around from the food, to the service, and the environment. My mask had ripped upon getting there and the manager had courtesy masks for people that didn’t have one. He kept everyone safe and was real comforting upon checking in. Our waiter was excellent explaining the specials and always checking in on us. The food was on another level, everything tasted fresh. My girl don’t and I were celebrating our anniversary and she loved the environment and decorations inside. Would definitely come back again.
Enjoyed everything. The staff was wonderful. Great service Excellent food
Always one of our favorite places in the city. Great food and great atmosphere.
Food was delish
The service was not great. We had to ask a few times for certain things, and our waiter was not terribly attentive. The food tasted good, but my girlfriend got pretty sick that evening, and we think it might have been from her meal.
Fantastic food, vibe, ambiance and music. This is my new favorite spot.
Busy night- could tell service was a bit off because of being possibly over sat. Wanted a birthday dessert sent out which was mentioned in notes with reservation but failed to receive one. Overall wasn’t too bad.
Hostess asked that I wait to be seated until my other guest was there. However, after that she proceeded to seat other people without their party being there.
loved everything - a teeny bit annoyed someone (not our server) dropped off our check before asking if we wanted anything else. overall, we had a wonderful meal with delicious salad and pasta, and the most delicious espresso martini for dessert. we will be back :)
Out standing food and service. Will go back next time in town.
Birthday celebration for our daughter. Cheerful, personable staff and an upbeat atmosphere! Complimentary dessert.
Great food, atmosphere, and service.
Absolutely love this place
It was very good. Even had several meatless entrees for the Lenten season. Tables might be a bit too close but otherwise a very comfy atmosphere. Loved the older music that they played. Our waiter was very helpful in selecting the perfect meal for us. Would love to come back!
great. il porcelino is always enjoyable.
Service was great,
Food was disappointing
Great place to eat and will always make a visit here when Im in Chicago.
Lovely service but food was nothing special. Truffle bread was ok, Brussels sprouts very good but served cold. Calamari sub par. Pasta dishes were tasty but, again, served barely warm.
I wouldn’t return.
The service was wonderful and most the food was great! My friends had the fettuccine alfredo and they said it was just okay. I had the cacio e pepe and it tasted great but the butter/oil started to seperate.
We went for our anniversary and our server was excellent. They surprised us with a glass of Prosecco & lemon cookies.
30th birthday dinner date
My husband and I went for dinner and it was great! Authentic Italian food, and a friendly and informed staff. Would definitely recommend!
Old-Italian vibes, great food, great service. Would recommend and go back. Happy hour deals were outstanding!
Excellent Italian food. Excellent service. Owner makes you feel like your family.
First hostess was going to seat us at a table we didn’t want, right at the entrance, we asked for a different table and she seemed perturbed, and wasn’t very friendly. Everyone else was great!!!
Delicious food with very friendly staff and a cute environment
I have been to il Porcellino a few times and the food never disappoints. The Tuscan cheese bread and crispy burrata are a must. Pasta is fresh and with all highest quality ingredients. The Italian donuts and pistachio gelato are also highly recommended. Cocktails are great, especially the negroni. My only criticism is the service is hit or miss. This visit our wait person was nice enough but talked so fast that we had no idea what she was saying. It was a busy night but it would have been nice to be able to ask a question and understand the answer.
Great, solid Italian family style restaurant. Nice ambiance for dinner but good for all occasions. Roasted pork shank special was outstanding.
Great service and the food was really good.
Nice ambience. I would absolutely come back.
Food was great and so was atmosphere!
Vacation in Chicago
We came to il Porcellino for my husband’s birthday, and what a great experience! Our server greeted us in a timely manner and extended a nice welcome treat to us. Our food was all excellent, and the portions were definitely quite hearty, so great bang per buck. Our server also brought an ice cream dish to celebrate my husband’s birthday, which he greatly appreciated.
We would definitely come back here. The service was exceptional and the food was delicious (especially the truffle garlic bread!!)
That’s was my first time in Il Porcellino!
Great place! Food was phenomenal- the Best Italian place in dieting Chicago! Highly recommended
The dinner was awesome! Our server Peter was incredible! Definitely going back, this place has become our favorite in Chicago.
I will go back....from the atmosphere to the food to Peter, our waiter...all great!!
A little cramped, but good!
The service was extremely slow but the food was worth it.
il Porcellino does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar, Postmates and Uber Eats. il Porcellino also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 595-0800.
il Porcellino is rated 4.7 stars by 2218 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.