Mirabella Italian Cuisine

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$30 and under
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Though the dining room is lit low and shows the simple elegance of white tablecloths, there’s a certain home-style vibe to Mirabella Italian Cuisine & Bar that you’d have a hard time finding at other Chicago temples to red meat. The prices are somewhat more modest, too, and at Mirabella Italian Cuisine & Bar, you can enjoy some classic apps, a very good bowl of pasta, and a well-prepared steak, with wine, for less price and just as much enjoyment as you could expect at many downtown steak joints.
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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S
Chicago
97 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

We love this place to meet suburban friends
Large menu yummy food excellent service but this time
We had to sit outside after we ate it was just too noisy to talk

LD
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

You certainly will get an excellent meal but won't have to empty your pockets! The service and ambiance were wonderful as well.

B
Chicago
50 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Experienced great hospitality and service. The food choices were extensive and outstanding in quality. We felt welcomed and certainly will come back again.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Impeccable service as usual!

E
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

First the positive: the food and service are quite good, no complaints there. The noise level, however, is so high that conversation requires shouting. Also, since there is no sign in front it is easy to miss the first time you come. One more thing - Addison is a busy street and there is no place to stop in front if someone needs to be dropped off. Parking is a problem too. You can use the Home Depot lot across the street but not sure it’s legal.

SF
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We ate outside so ambiance was not a factor. Food was excellent and the services was also. The price is very reasonable for the quality.

OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

We like mirabella as a meeting place for our city friends. I had a dining reward , which I forgot to mention to the server, so didn’t receive it. Is there any way i can get those points back?

JR
Chicago
86 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great steaks and minestrone soup.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always the best!!!! Our favorite place to go always 😊

BG
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Went for dinner with my parents while they were in town. Great service and food was tasty and filling. This place is pretty quiet with great service, so a perfect option for a family dinner. Bananas foster dessert was fun (made table-side with lots of flaming booze) and delicious!

RS
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is an excellent restaurant with absolutely delicious steak and seafood. I have been here a number of times and have never been disappointed. Casual, friendly, atmosphere. Set with white clothed tables and low lighting. You can have a conversation without raising your voice. Superb waitstaff. Off street parking directly across the street. Be sure to try the grilled calamari and shrimp appetizer. Then follow it up with grilled salmon, or the steak topped with crab meat.

JB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

It was my birthday and after dinner they presented me with a piece of cake and sang to me.

OT
Chicago
53 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

3 of us enjoyed a very hearty Italian meal in a lovely old world setting. White table clothes and napkins and a tuxedo wearing host added to the ambiance. Two of us had different chicken dishes and one had a pasta with shrimp dish. All dishes were plentiful and delicious . We had minestrone soup that was like homemade and enjoyed leftovers the next day. A lot of value for yummy food.

B
Chicago
46 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

Food and service were terrific. The place could use a little updating

A
Chicago
138 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Good dinner. Nothing special. Can’t come in bad weather due to the parking

R
Chicago
38 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

An old time neighbor favorite We had a great meal and service. We sat outside on the patio for a lovely evening. The menu is very traditional and tasty.

CE
Chicago
41 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Need to alert past customers about new parking situation.

S
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great, friendly staff from maitre’d to waitress. Food was very good.

VT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Good portions. Friendly service. We will come back soon.

OT
Chicago
37 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Overall great. Ed always welcoming. Service excellent.

OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great Food and great service

PZ
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful food! Wonderful service! A hidden gem we will come back to again and again!

RA
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Outstanding food, truly pleasant staff, but the service was extremely slow. We've dine there two other times and never experienced this. The wait staff was friendly and hospitable; perhaps the kitchen was just overwhelmed. We'll certainly go back!

GS
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

Waiter Manual never got the orders correct. My steak was just OK with what tasted like a bottle brown gravy

S
Chicago
97 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great to meet friends
Yummy food nice sized portions
Large menu
Excellent service and value
Happy repeat diner

B
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was are first time here . We certainly will return. Everything was very good. Service was excellent. Highly recommended.

JR
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

What a shame! I had hoped this would be a great neighbourhood gem with great food and service, and was so sad when it didn't deliver.

My filet was ordered medium rare and came out close to blue rare. The waiter wanted to argue before taking it back, and five minutes later produced a medium well briquette. The steamed vegetables were so undercooked, I had to spit out a bark-textured carrot without embarrassing myself. My girlfriend's lasagna was rubbery and not appealing. The waiter was in a hurry with us in spite of multiple empty tables.

On the positive side, the decor was charming, and the maître d was polite. I might hope that on a slow weeknight, they could provide an experience with a little more care.

C
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a delicious dinner. We were table of 4 and everyone enjoyed their meal. Prices reasonable. Look forward to returning.

EJ
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food!
Chef from Gene and Georgette’s and Eddie from Sabatino’s!
Hidden gem

CK
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Exceptional food and service. Authentic Italian.A lot of food for your buck. Our new go to in the neighborhood.

SK
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Food is high quality, attentive service
Large Portions

F
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

I guess I would have to say that I was underwhelmed by this restaurant after having heard some good recommendations from others., in particular because Chicago has so many wonderful Italian restaurants to choose from.
It’s a large restaurant with no atmosphere. My husband had a pasta dish with seafood which was good. I had the whitefish which was served on a mound of mashed potatoes that was unappealing to look at and of poor quality. All entrees come with choice of soup or salad. We both had the salads which were certainly nothing special. As this is a very moderately priced restaurant, perhaps others like it because you get a lot for your money. Personally I prefer quality over quantity.

G
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful meal. Delicious and generous. Meals include soup or salad. Amazing service. Warm atmosphere. We will be back. Loved it.

KM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Great service. Great Chianti. Wonderful old school ambience. :D

CR
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was delicious, very authentic and the service was great - such nice staff

CW
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Everything was great!

S
Chicago
53 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Both of us had veal- one piccata ,one lemon. The portions were big and the veal was tender. Both sauces were very tasty.
My only negative comment is the salad that comes with the meal. It is very boring. There are 2 olives & I wedge of tomato. The lettuce isn't very good either.

c
Chicago
176 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent choice. Very comfy environment, great staff and wonderful; food. MOre than a neighborhood, It’s a Chicago Gem. HInt, free parking across the street in the old KMart parking lot, there is a light to cross street and parking is designated to Mirabella. PS: love the white linen tablecloths and outdoor seating.

ED
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food! Prepared exactly like I requested!

F
Indiana
31 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everyone in our party of 7 was very pleased with their dinner, appetizers, drinks and service. Several ordered the Veal Piccata (excellent), the Filet Florentine and White Fish were also very well received. The service is top notch.

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