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Pelago

4.7
1267 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Mauro Mafrici is a Michelin starred Italian chef who has worked in some of the greatest international kitchens and luxury resort hotels of the world. His long resume of prestigious experiences in revered establishments culminated in the opening of his own critically acclaimed restaurant, Lo Scalco, in New York City which earned a coveted Michelin star in its first year open. Mauro has now brought his talents to Chicago with PELAGO.

The basis of Mauro’s cuisine is “sapori veri’: true, honest, genuine flavors used masterfully to create new sensations, forms and colors. Fresh seasonal ingredients from Italian and local sources will tantalize every taste bud as Mauro allows each bite to speak for itself in a clean, straightforward flavorful vocabulary. With each endeavor Mauro continues to look for new ways to incorporate regional Italian ingredients as he redefines Italian cooking.

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Seafood, Meat
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Hours of operation
Lunch Daily: Monday thru Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm.
Dinner Everyday: Monday thru Sunday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm.
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Phone number
(312) 280-0700
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Mauro Mafrici
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Catering
Please contact us at info@pelagorestaurant.com for detailed information on how we can assist with your semi-private or private dining needs.
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Cross street
Mies van der Rohe
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Parking details
Discounted valet price for 3 hours for guests dining at Pelago.
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Public transit
#151, #146, #148, #135,#3
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Special events & promotions
Please contact us at info@pelagorestaurant.com for detailed information on how we can assist with your semi-private or private dining needs.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1267 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.7
service
4.8
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4.1
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vipOpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

AMAZING SERVICE & food

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vipABdiningout (Chicago)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great Valentines Day dinner! Excellent food!!:)
Prices a bit high-$14 for soup...kinda high:(

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

This is without any doubt the best Italian restaurant in Chicago. A mix of authenticity, great ingredients and originality. I am an extremely critical Italian-born costumer and Pelago simply went over my expectations!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Another awesome experience. The chef made us branzino although it wasn’t on the menu. In my opinion it’s the 1st or second best upscale Italian restaurant in the city. Riccardo would be the only other restaurant in my opinion in the same league.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Every meal I’ve had at Pelago has been amazing! Their black truffle pasta is the best I’ve ever had and their fish is always superb. The ambiance is elegant but comfortable. It’s the perfect date spot!

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vipjerry (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

Elegant spot with great service.
Quite the place that celebrate a birthday

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Phxflo (Charlotte)
3.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

Business meal with a customer. Our party ended up going from a 4 top to a deuce due to the flu. Service started out great but staff directed their attention to larger parties that came in after us. Even though i opened with a very nice bottle of wine and would have spent more on a second bottle we had to wait over 30 minutes after asking for the wine list again before anyone came back to ask if we found anything. Food was good but not over the top but the service made us expendable. Tried it once but will not be back for a second visit.

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vipMarkF (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Wonderful food and outstanding service in a beautiful environment.

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OpenTable Diner (Toledo)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Amazing food and service! Would definitely go back!!

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DanielW (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

They were very attentive to our special requests for vegetarian options. Service was top notch. We ordered a truffle dish that was expensive, but it was amazing.

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