Forno Rosso Pizzeria - West Loop

4.8
392 Reviews
$30 and under
Pizzeria
Bringing traditional Vera Pizza Napoletana to the modern West Loop.

Please note we do not take reservations for our entire restaurant leaving room for walk-ins.

For Our Gluten Free Diners we highly recommend reserving gluten free dough. In our effort to serve the best and safest quality product our gluten free is available in limited supply, we strive to always have it available sometimes demand is greater and we do run out.

Vera Pizza Napoletana is made with a soft dough and takes about one minute to cook in a Wood-Burning oven. Because of this Pizza Napoletana has several distinctive characteristics. Pizza in Napoli is soft and foldable and can be considered “wet” by American standards. For this reason, people in Napoli generally eat their pizza with a knife and fork. Blackened char spots on the pizza crust is a tell–tale sign of Pizza Napoletana that has been cooked in a blistering hot, wood-burning oven. Each Pizza is an individual work of art.
What 392 people are saying
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vipChris
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

I've been several times, and this was the most recent. There was some kind of miscommunication about our order that led to us not being served any appetizers until nearly an hour after we ordered. I was disappointed by that experience, but my previous experiences were all fantastic. The food was great and I would still recommend Forno Rosso.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Server was really busy but was very nice and checked on the table many times. Drinks were refreshing and strong. If you like Italian style pizza, I would highly suggest trying this place!

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MarcoP
Chicago
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The pizza is absolutely fantastic especially if you like Neapolitan.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Service & food always good

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vipRestaurantfans2
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Giorgio and his team do an amazing job of making you feel welcome and the authentic Neapolitan pizzas are fantastic. Nice selection of salads and antipasti make for a enjoyable experience!

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vipDeniseeats
Chicago
38 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous pizza. Best in city. Just like Italy. Great sides too

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SteveK
Kansas City
7 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

My wife met another couple and ate here for the first time. Food was outstanding. The four of us shared a beet salad and Spiedini appetizer and I split the Prosciutto E Arugula with my wife. We truly enjoyed the entire meal.

I also had an Italian Baladin-Isaac (White Ale) beer that was interesting. We did not order wine. The only disappointment was that no one checked back with us after we had paid our tab. My wife remarked later she would have liked another glass of water and I would have ordered another beer or glass of wine. I don't know if the other couple felt the same way, but it is always interesting to sit in a restaurant for so long with an empty glass. Regardless, we will definitely go back and I would highly recommend the restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Great good and great service.

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AlexO
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic place with great food and drinks! Our server was very attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Best food and service but the music has a lot of room for improvement.

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vipSilviaD
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall1food2service2ambience1

This place is waist of time, money and energy! Nothing was professionally done even though we had a reservation and were there on time. The hostess gave our table to some random people without even check if we are ready to be seated. We were forced to wait 20 more minutes and if we didn't have hungry kids with us we would off look for another place. The manager tried to mild the problem with no success whatsoever. Mediocre service and food and overly crowded disgusting place! Never again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Italian pizza in Chicago.

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KatherineM
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best thin crust pizza in town!!

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vipElizabethR
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Everything’s great other than the music. The music doesn’t fit the restaurant.

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KHurts
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beat Neapolitan style pizza in Chicago! The service is always fantastic and they take covid precautions very seriously which is always comforting as a guest that’s barely beginning to venture out into the real world again.

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vipdand
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, pizza and forno is amazing. we ordered the bufalina and tres carnes. nothing was left on the plates. Nutela and strawberry desert to top it off!

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vipGazi
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service and atmosphere was absolutely amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We go here a lot, so we may be biased, but their pizza is just excellent. If you like wood-oven pizza with creative toppings, this is the place to go.

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vipHolder
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing! The staff was outstanding! We will go to his other restaurant Thursday!

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JohnnyL
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place food was delicious and staff was professional

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vipST0521
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience1

No tent, heating lamps were not enough and the pizza made me sick.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Without a doubt the best pizza in Chicago. Burrata is incredible, staff are awesome, wine list is primo.

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John
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Excellent food. Service was rushed but it could be Covid, although they can manage against it. Otherwise, excellent pizza.

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vipadriann
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

There is tension due this covid period and this is reflected on the staff, mainly in the tables coordinator. Hopefully gets better when the situation is solved

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karolinaL
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best thin crust Italian style pizza! You can’t go wrong with any one of them. Their octopus is always amazing as well. Desert wise the tiramisu with an espresso is to die for.

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vipCoriB
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience3

Don’t go out of your way for this place. The hostesses were not particularly nice. Didn’t seemed to be trained on the appropriate way to present the COVID time restrictions to a table (the restaurant never had all seats full) and we were told we only had 60 minutes to stay. The hostesses didn’t acknowledge us at all when we left even though one held the door. No “thanks for your business” or “have a good evening.” The beet salad and focaccia were very good. The main even (pizza) wasn’t anything to be desired. Crust was good but pizza toppings were mediocre at best. The Margarita pizza tasted like tomato soup with no seasoning. Service was OK. Just not worth another stop..

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Eliza671
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Everything was great except you are forced to wait outside if you are waiting for your table. Wouldn’t have been a big deal but we did have a reservation and still had to wait 20 min. Someone from our group pointed this out and the hostess responded “well your party was late” (by 8 minutes). Just didn’t needed the attitude we were nothing but nice when asking about the wait.

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KellyB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great pizza and great cocktails to make the whole family happy.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place so much and always take my friends here. The service and food never disappoints!

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KimF
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience3

The food was fantastic, but the service and first impression was not great. When I walked up to check in, the hostess was very frazzled. I understand they were busy, but getting told to stand along the side of the building and not being able to check-in for 15+ minutes was not a great first impression. Once seated, our waitress was fine, nothing spectacular. The food was great and came out quickly.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant! Amazing service and the food is delicious.

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JA111
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is the best-please support them so we don't lose another great Chicago restaurant. Very safe- following protocol to a tee.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall1food5service1ambience3

The hostess was very rude and they took forever to not only take our order but get our food. It was pretty busy so I’ll give them that but overall not a good experience. The pizza was amazing but the service was very poor.

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KyleeO
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food is fantastic! We ordered a few different pizzas and a salad. The dessert was great too. Our waitress was very knowledgeable but we got the sense that they were trying to rush us up as we finished our meal. Will be back!

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GinaP
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely the best pizza! Drinks are amazing, salads, desserts, staff, everything is delicious. It's a must.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing! Best pizza ever.

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col5
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious pizza! My friend who dined with me said it was the closest thing he has tasted to the pizza he had in Italy. Will be going back again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Nice restaurant. Service was sub par compared to the other location. Slightly disappointing. However the food was delicious as usual.

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vipAvi8trix
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great cocktails and wine list. My friend has the lemon cello martini and loved it! Pizza is superb Neopolitan style

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Forno Rosso Pizzeria - West Loop is rated 4.8 stars by 392 OpenTable diners.

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