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Il Culaccino, Chicago, IL

Il Culaccino

4.4
4.4
1026 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
  • Neighborhood gem
  • Great for outdoor dining
  • Good for business meals
If your preferred time is unavailable please call for possible openings.

Il Culaccino, the new fine Italian dining restaurant presented by the Franco’s Restaurant Group, comes to McCormick Square in Spring 2019. Anchored in the Arrive Lex Apartment Tower, 2134 South Indiana, Il Culaccino is just steps away from Wintrust Arena and a short walk from McCormick Place. At Il Culaccino, you’ll enjoy unique wines and delicious plates accompanied by the friendly and superior service that has become the hallmark of Franco’s Restaurant Group, family-owned since 1989.

Be prepared to have your senses thrilled at Il Culaccino, before or after exploring McCormick Square, Chicago’s most exciting and vibrant new entertainment district.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 26 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (312) 794-5300
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Neighborhood
    South Loop
  • Cross street
    Cermak And Indiana
  • Parking details
    Valet Friday-Sunday Evenings, Street Parking, Validated Parking in building garage
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,026 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

1,026 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was deplorable. We all barely touched our food. Save your money and go elsewhere.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It’s our favorite Italian spot for all the reasons. Today we brought our newborn, we had ample space to maneuver around and put us in a spot so we wouldn’t feel he was in the way.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The patio area is great and the food was delicious. We were served quickly and our waitress was knowledgeable.

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  4. Fantastic

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    My wife and I went here for our anniversary, we had a great time, the food was delicious! Our only complaint is the way the shared food portions were broken down, we got 2 cheese and bread based appetizers and the canoli dip for dessert, for the appetizers we got tons of cheese but only 5 small pieces of bread, it felt like it was a little lopsided in portioning which led to wasted burrata and whipped riccota because we didn't have any toast. the canoli dip was portioned better because the canoli chips were huge! love this place highly recommend.

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  5. BillyS

    Richmond

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server, Andrea, was WONDERFUL!! Great food…. great wine!! 5Stars!!

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  6. EileenM

    Chicago

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely space, creative and delicious cocktails. Excellent food and superb service. Whether stopping just for bar service or full experience highly recommend, and a fabulous and classy alternative to noisy club River North venues

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  7. AndreM

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great specials and everything was seasoned well. The risotto was very flavorful.

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  8. Ritz1885

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food and great service. The whipped ricotta with orange marmalade & honey is the best, compliments a glass of red wine while! Always enjoy dinner when dining.

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  9. KatF

    Chicago

    85 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    85 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice place to bring business clients. The food is always really delicious and the portions are large so you usually end up with leftovers.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    22 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    We had a nice meal with good service. Our server was really hustling, so some things were forgotten like water refills, etc. The food was good and everyone enjoyed their dishes: baked clams (always really good!) fried calamari, bucatini, meatball salad, all good. We were seated 'outside' but the doors and roof were closed so it was hot in there...like a greenhouse. It was a cooler day (65 degrees) but the sun shining in made it super hot inside the 'outdoor' patio.

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Il Culaccino using the Order Online button. Il Culaccino also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Il Culaccino also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 794-5300.

Il Culaccino is rated 4.4 stars by 1026 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 26 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Il Culaccino

2134 S Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-4930

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Cermak And Indiana
  • Neighborhood
    South Loop
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Daily 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Valet Friday-Sunday Evenings, Street Parking, Validated Parking in building garage
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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