Legno

4.5
270 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Legno offers a wide selection of regional Italian entrees from small plates & wood burning Neapolitan pizzas to homemade pastas & an extensive beer & wine list that features vino from across the World, expanding far & beyond their roots in Italy.

From steaks, chops and creative daily specials, Legno is sure to satisfy your senses.

Our interior design reflects the significance of the word, ‘legno’, pronounced (LEH-nyoh), which means ‘wood’ in the Italian language. A perfect mix of blended wood tones, exposed red brick & warm glow from the blaze of our wood fired oven creates a cozy & inviting ambiance. Staying true to our roots, we capture the traditionally inspired & impeccable fresh tastes of the Old World cuisine with a contemporary twist.
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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My go to for client meetings, family dinners, and just because. Great food and atmosphere. Enjoy!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent service at Legno!

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LolaC
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and Great Service. Will definitely return.

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Wendy
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Those morning potatoes.... Yummmm

LT
vipLuvsTapas1
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food was good but for the money it was nothing to write home about. Just averageish.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

We had a nice table outside. That was the best. Also the wine was a good pour.

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vipPatrickE
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

We love this neighborhood place but they have limited their menu and decreased portion sizes. Service was fair at best. I hope that they go back to pre-COVID menu and portion sizes.

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Wojtas
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Changed menu, less variety and quantity. Had more choices in the past

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Enjoyed a delicious Italian meal outside on the patio. Yummy burrata and salmon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic patio dining! Bottomless mimosas for brunch were fabulous!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Server took a long time to originally get to our table. My food was good. My company’s eggs were “just ok”.

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Debbie
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I had our server a previous time and again she was really great. Helpful with suggestions, attentive, professional. The food was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall5food3service3ambience3

Good foog all good a little slow but ok

AM
ArmandoM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My first outing post-COVID, we felt safe and comfortable with the service provided. We sat outside and waitstaff made proper use of their PPE. And, as always, food was amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Had a good time. The place wasn’t too busy so it made it for a quieter dining experience. They had a limited menu in comparison to their regular menu from before COVID. Overall the family had a good time and all of the servers were very friendly and patient.

KD
vipKDash
Chicago
34 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for such a great dining experience. The food so delicious and the service was equally terrific.

DG
DavidG
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was excellent

DF
vipDianeF
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Food was great but wish I knew they had a Valentine Day menu. Waitress needed help was not the greatest took forever to come back to us.

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vipPatrickE
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a fantastic experience! Consistently delicious food.

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vipMaryMG105
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was in the area & was suppose to meet a friend at Legno as it was the closest restaurant on OpenTable that I thought had a gastro pub menu that looked interesting. Well, my friend couldn’t make it, but it was not only a well-appointed restaurant but the service on a Thursday afternoon was great by the bartender, David Rich! He knew his drinks as I was around for happy hour—made me a cocktails & served me awesome foods that I love to sample a variety in a new restaurant, (bc I’m a former Restauranteur of a global restaurant in the burbs.) The beautiful restaurant/gastro pub vibe would fit right along downtown Chicago west loop with any hip restaurants. Thank you, David Rich, for my 1st experience...and the next time I’m in the Portage Pk area of Chicago, I will definitely stop in again!😊 Mary MG

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JaclynD
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

I have passed Legno on the way to work throughout the year and finally got to try it out. It turned out to be a great meal. I think it was called the Arancini appetizer, that was very tasty! The Tomato Bisque soup was very flavorful. We split the Lobster mac which was more like an alfredo sauce, it was very rich and big pieces of lobster. I must say the best part of all was the gelato we got for dessert, such a wonderful flavor and with cookie dough!

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vipPennyC
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Meh, start to finish. Food looked beautiful but salad wasn’t at all as described on menu - wilted and flavorless. Grilled octopus was lukewarm. Also - - the whole place needs a good scrubbing.

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viphappy2eat
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is such a nice neighborhood spot. It's casual with nice up to date decor, a friendly bar crowd, great seating for dining with family or friends. The food is quite good, the service very good, parking, and a menu to please all. From burgers, to pasta and Vesuvio brick chicken. Noise level lively, but not challenging for conversation.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Our food was amazing but our waitress, not so much. The rest is the staff was attentive in her absence.

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vczer
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We come here every year on Christmas Eve and Legno does not disappoint. The food was excellent and the service was outstanding!!

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M22Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Legno was pretty quiet when we went for brunch with friends on a Sunday during holiday season, although they were having a breakfast with Santa next door which reduced the turnout, we were told. The wait staff is very friendly and welcoming. The atmosphere is casual but classy. The food is decent but not great. I had the minestrone, which I don't recommend. Those in our party who had omelets enjoyed them. The arancini were very good. My husband's crab Benedict was only average. The fried potatoes that accompanied the egg dishes were only fair. I'd go back, but I'd try some different menu items next time.

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Tough1
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jeff and his crew are the BEST, I highly recommend Legno for Price, quality and quantity.
Excellent

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vipGiovinaR
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Had to wait 30 minutes for our table even though had reservation. Service was a little slow. Food was great and wine excellent

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MpRn
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very good neighborhood restaurant. Have gone many times and will go again. Excellent service.

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vipDianeF
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was pretty amazing from the brussel sprouts, califlower, octopus and the chicken :) yummy food definitely will go back.

MM
vipMeredithM
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was great, unlimited mimosas even better, but constantly having to look for and wait for our server...not so good!

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Howbecome
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great visit. Outstanding food and service. Very reasonably priced. Thanks.

LM
vipLindaM
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience3

It was a packed, busy place which was fun when we first arrived which makes it loud but still good ambiance. The problem was with the food. Apps were very good and it went straight downhill from there. Two of my guests ordered risotto (one mushroom and one lobster). They were inedible. Not only very watery but way way too salty. We were embarrassed to send them back - the waitress wasn't thrilled - but came back from the kitchen to say that yes, in fact there was something wrong with the stock. Ya think?????
We ordered one pizza (horrible) and one salmon (just ok).
We won't return.

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jdiii
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Over all the experience was good. I bit more casual than I expected. It was a special occasion and wanted something a bit more dressed up and adults only environment. Website showed it to be a bit more glitzy. Would go back for a date night but not special occasion

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

It was a birthday. We let them know. We ordered dessert. They had no idea and never acknowledged the occasion.
Otherwise, the service was slightly better then mediocre.

SM
ShannonM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2019
Overall4food5service1ambience5

We have been going to legno for several years. And this was the 1st time that we had terrible service. I brought 6 other women with me and it was kind of embarrassing. They all said that the food was great but the service was terrible.

JE
vipJoshuaE
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Food is good and price is great. The pizza taste fresh, and they got this amazing appetizer - their Legno Cauliflower & Brussels Sprouts. Great selection of beers also.

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barbaras
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience2

FISH WAS TOO WELL DONE---VERY DRY!
SPAGHETTI DID NOT HAVE ENOUGH SAUCE!
GREEK SALAD WAS SMALL FOR THE PRICE!
CARROT CAKE WAS GOOD......

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience5

I am sooooo tired of their menu. The waiters are nice and it’s family friendly but the food is so boring. My husband and I keep waiting for them to change it up a bit.

DQ
DavidQ
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall2food1service2ambience1

No return bad bad news bad news do not go there preppy not good Italian restaurant

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Legno is rated 4.5 stars by 270 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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