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About Nando Milano Trattoria

With decades in the family restaurant business, Dario Vullo has brought his family's legacy to the United States to share the great traditions of food in Italy to Chicago with the help of his fiancé and co-owner, Amy Yetasook. Amy is a newly proclaimed Chicagoan and med student studying to become a surgeon.

Executive Chef/brother Alessio Vullo and restaurant namesake Nando (a dignified Italian dachshund) complete the restaurant family. Chef Alessio holds the Vullo family secrets, instructing the team every morning in making fresh pasta, breads, and desserts to the highest Italian standards.

We hope you will stop in and experience our cozy Italian world.

Love, Dario and Amy (owners)

2114 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60642
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:

Monday : 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Tuesday : 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Wednesday : 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Thursday : 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday : 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday : 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Sunday : 4 pm. - 9 p.m.

Cross Street:
Hoyne

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(773) 486-2636

Website:
http://www.nandomilano.com/

Catering:
We offer full menu availability for catering!

Parking Details:
City street parking; pay per hour until 9:00 pm.

Public Transit:
One city block west of the Blue Line - Division stop, one city block south of the Blue Line - Damen stop

Executive Chef:
Alessio Vullo,

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Sun 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 5:30PM

Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 5:00PM

Nando Milano Trattoria Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.8

ambience

4.6

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (21)
Good for a Date (19)
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Romantic (16)
Great for Outdoor Dining (15)
Authentic (14)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Notable Wine List (12)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Cozy (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Casual (8)
Fun (8)
Worth the Drive (7)
Business Meals (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Local Ingredients (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
People Watching (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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Gluten Free Options (1)
Healthy (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined a day ago

Goumet North Italian cuisine served by a very attentive staff. Bravo!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

Absolutely amazing. Wonderful service, great recommendations, thoughtful, and a beautiful restaurant overall.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Fantastic meal and service in a casual and comfortable atmosphere. Not at all stuffy. Super delcious food included octopus starter and special starter featuring brussel sprouts and fresh mozzarella. Rigatoni and Lobster ravioli mains were also very delicious. Can't wait to go back for the weeknight special!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Amazing neighborhood place, the staff is so welcoming and are definetly ontop of their game! The homemade pastas are really lovely. We look forward to making Thisbe place a regular spot. Keep up the outstanding work.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Everything we ate was phenomenal. The pesto-filled arancini was to die for. My waygu beef was exceptional, as was my husband's gnocchi. Service was very, very attentive. Manager couldn't have been nicer and gave the two of us a nice window table. The place is cramped, so we were relieved not to sit at one of the tiny tables for two smashed in the center of the room. Cannot say enough great things about this place. (Only two knocks: $5 for a single Diet Coke? You gotta re-think that one. Also, wish there were more beer options than the Itailan-only offerings.) We will definitely be coming back and recommending this place.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

This is the second time I've dined at Nando's and on both occasions, the food, service and atmosphere were great.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Romantic, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Authentic Italian meal in downtown Chicago. Great atmospere, music, fine wine, attentive restaurant management and oh my goodness...the homemade pasta is delectable! We will drive to the city from the burbs for this unforgettable experience. Wow!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Nando never disappoints! Whether choosing from the regular menu or the daily specials, the food is delicious, homemade and flavorful. The staff are welcoming and friendly and will guide you to the perfect meal. I will always come back, and am sorry I didn’t have time for one of their wonderful desserts on my last visit. Next time!

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 22, 2017

What a great restaurant! I found this last year on Open Table when we visited our son in Chicago for parents weekend and we couldn’t wait to go again when we visited last weekend! Luca is amazing and so attentive, and our server was lovely (sorry forgot her name).

The rice ball volcano appetizer and the classic tomato and mozzarella with arugula (Nando Caprese) were delicious! My veal dinner, my son’s wild boar pasta bolognese and my husband’s saltimbocca maiale were outstanding!

Can’t wait to visit again when we’re back in Chicago! Great neighborhood restaurant - worth traveling to even though we stayed downtown.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Great little place. Good quality food.

Made a special vegan entree for my date.

Very watm and welcoming. Oir waitress was very attentive, engaging and funny

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 19, 2017

The food was excellent. Will definitely be back!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Went for a friend's birthday dinner on Sunday. The hostess and staff were very friendly and accommodating. My friend ordered the cod and polenta which was amazing. I had the linguine portofino which was exceptional. They had a great wine list. And we topped off the meal with a limoncello-yum! Hope to go back soon.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Bronzini excellent with an olive,tomato caper sauce delicious.All filet. Found parking right away but could be an issue.Noise level high.Service great.Owner/manager watched everything to get perfection.Look forward to try other dishes.Highly recommend.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Nando Milano is a great, affordable place for modern Italian cuisine. Their dishes are spot on. We will definitely go back soon.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I have been to Nando Milano six or seven times and enjoy it more every visit. Luca is a great host and the food is always outstanding.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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 (Memphis)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Outstanding! Our server, Umberto, was very attentive and extremely friendly. The food was delicious.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Fabulous birthday celebration. Amazing food and great service.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 30, 2017

This was our second visit to Nando Milano. Both times the service was outstanding: friendly, fun, attentive and well-informed. Great atmosphere sitting inside or outside. Great value for delicious food is a really fun neighborhood.

Tags: Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We had a delightfully delicious dinner. The staff was wonderfully attentive. And the food was exceptional. Looking forward to a return visit

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 22, 2017

The service was phenomenal and the food was excellent. Definitely will be back!

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Excellent, authentic Italian food, lovely sidewalk patio. Everything that we ordered was fantastic. The only thing I wished had been different/better was bread service, but I really love bread. Best part was our waitress (I regret I can't remember her name, but friendly blonde who I believe was Italian). From the second we sat down, I was impressed and wanted to come back. You could tell she actually enjoyed her job and loved the food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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vip
 (London)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Really enjoyed the food and the service here. I have recommended this restaurant to many people since my visit!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Always great food. Service a bit uneven (forgot to bring an appetizer).
Management always welcoming and friendly.
Nice wine list.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

It was as if we were eating at Toscana itself. If you want truly good food and a proper dining experience, NMT is the place to go.

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Service was wonderful and our meal was authentic Italian and excellent. Highly recommend!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Took my girlfriend here for her birthday. We are both vegetarian and previewed the menu beforehand to ensure we'd have a couple options. We were pleasantly surprised when a 'specials menu' was brought to us, which included more options than on the website. The food was absolutely fantastic. We enjoyed sharing an appetizer and were completely satisfied after the entrees. We also each had two cocktails, and of the four we sampled, all were well balanced and extremely tasty.

Also worth noting, our waiter took his time to answer all our questions and was extremely pleasant. From the moment we walked in to the moment we left, the staff enhanced the overall experience. Needless to say, we both had a great time and will be coming back. 10/10 would recommend.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Delicious, flavorful food. Excellent , friendly waitstaff. Reminded us of many restaurants we dined in , in Italy! Highly recommended.

Tags: Seasonal, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food
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 (Detroit)·Dined on August 27, 2017

We had a wonderful waitress named Sonya who helped with our wine selection. Nice array of cocktails. Great food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Always wonderful service and food. Staff is outstanding. They treat you like family.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 27, 2017

We took our guests to dinner here and had a wonderful time. The service is top notch and so welcoming. Our food was yummy (get special truffle gnocchi) and wine delicious! We'll be back!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Great evening out with friends. Recommendations from wine to "the best Dover Sole in Chicago" were well received and right on. Beet salad was lovely and buratta so creamy. Dover Sole was indeed superb, well seasoned, with a nice touch of capers, but a little pricey considering the smaller size of their portion. Spaghettini with little neck clams had the right touch of garlic, wine and lots of tender little clams. Perfectly cooked pasta! Homemade Ricotta cheesecake and tiramisu were both creamy and delicious. All left happy and ready to come back to try more excellent dishes that we watched pass by. Energetic spot, definitely had to raise our voices a bit to talk. Nice
Patio, but it was threatening rain, so all stayed inside. Great service from our attentive Belarus waitress.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 25, 2017

What a find! We thought we were back in Italy! We lop forward to returning often...

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Wonderful, loved it! Will definitely be back!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Lovely spot for a summer night. The food is amazing!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Nando Milano is one of our favorite Italian restaurants! The manager, Luca, is welcoming and makes you feel right at home the moment you step in. The wine is excellent and the food is delicious. They make their bread daily and even have homemade nutella donuts... a must have! Nando Milano is a fantastic, authentic Italian restaurant on Division. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on August 11, 2017

Terrific neighborhood restaurant on Division in Ukrainian Village. Loved the outdoor dining experience. Excellent food, attentive staff, superior evening all around. Loved it .

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 10, 2017

We live in North Suburbs and son lives in city. Met him for dinner, it was early on a Tuesday and we sat outside. Strangely Chicago weather was ideal. Had calamari for 1st time and I had to wonder why I waited so long to try it. I have been here at least 10 times over the last 10 years and never had tried them. Even hough I don't get here often enough the next time will include the calamari .

Insisted seating is cozy and can be a bit noisy.

If you haven't been to Italy, this is the next best place.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 3, 2017

We chose this restaurant because of the neighborhood. We were blown away by the food, very authentic, well priced and delicious. We would recommend highly.

Tags: Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on July 30, 2017

Food outstanding! We had 2 bottles of sparkling rose wine can you tell me where to get it?

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Casual
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Outstanding meal. Outstanding service.

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