Chicago’s passion for Italian food dates back to the early 20th-century, when immigrants from Italy settled in the city and shared their recipes. Flash forward to today, and Chicago has the third-largest Italian population in America, with hundreds of restaurants to prove it. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. You'll find everything from historic spots with treasured family recipes to new restaurants with creative takes on old favorites—all vetted by the types of tastemakers who know the best spots around the city. Book a table, and start eating!
|Restaurants:||Pelago, RPM Italian, Tarantino's…|
|Price Range:||$$ - $$$|
|Neighborhoods:||Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago, Lincoln Park…|