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About Sapori Trattoria

Sapori is a popular neighborhood restaurant featuring an innovative presentation of Italian cuisine at a reasonable price. The restaurant has an intimate warm feel & a friendly helpful staff. The highly visible owner & Italian chef runs Sapori & focus on bringing customers uniquely satisfying dining experiences. Sapori offers an extensive, affordable wine list & a full selection of spirits. ***Reserve your birthday dinner with us & we will send you out a premium dessert for free - it's your birthday!***

2701 N Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday Dinner: 5:30pm-10:00pm; Friday Dinner: 5:30pm-11:00pm; Saturday Dinner: 4:00pm-11:00PM; Sunday Dinner: 3:00pm-10:00pm

Cross Street:
Diversey

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(773) 832-9999

Website:
http://www.saporitrattoria.net/

Entertainment:
Live conversation friendly accoustical jazz on Tuesdays

Catering:
Please call restaurant for details.

Parking Details:
Valet available Friday-Saturday. Complimentary parking Sunday-Thursday in their private lot (The covered Home depot parking lot) next door.

Public Transit:
Diversey Brown Line, Fullerton Train stop, Clark St. Bus, Halsted Bus, Diversey Bus. Abundant Cabs at all Hours

Executive Chef:
Anthony Barbanente

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Sapori often does Chef Hosted Wine Dinners...for additional details...see the manager on duty or email us.

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Mon - Fri 4:00PM - 4:30PM

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Private Dining

Here at Sapori Trattoria we specialize in small to medium gatherings such as rehearsal dinners, anniversaries, birthdays, baptisms, weddings, baby showers, company events, and more.

Sapori Trattoria Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

99% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (56)
Neighborhood Gem (53)
Special Occasion (40)
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Good for Anniversaries (40)
Good for Birthdays (34)
Romantic (33)
Cozy (30)
Authentic (28)
Comfort Food (23)
Good for Groups (22)
Casual (20)
Fit for Foodies (19)
Worth the Drive (17)
Notable Wine List (16)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Fun (12)
Business Meals (11)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Kid-friendly (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Local Ingredients (5)
Late-night Find (3)
Live Music (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
People Watching (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Seasonal (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Food and our server was great. Only issue it was so packed we were asked to stand on the staircase for 25 minutes waiting for our table reservation.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Cattle call on Valentine’s Day

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

It was Valentine's Day and the loud music upstairs was not romantic. It was inappropriate for the occasion.

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Peter our server was excellent. Very attentive and new the menu well. We will be back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Awesome place! Went for my daughters birthday and it was great.food was fabulous, waitress was friendly and helpful
Will definitely go back

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined 4 days ago

Everything is perfect

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

Great staff, service and food! Love this place.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

A true neighborhood gem, and our Chicago favorite!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Cozy, Good for a Date
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

Great service and everyone in my party of 7 loved their meal. Salads were great too.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We were seated promptly and even though it was a busy Friday night we felt like the service was outstanding- never were we waiting for the server to come back to our table. The food was delicious and our wine glasses were always full. Great value, service, and food!!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

This is one of our daughters favorite restaurants. It was our first time and everything was wonderful. They were incredibly busy but so well organized. The portions are very big (!) great for sharing. Everyone that works there smiles and is friendly, even as they run around. This staff works hard. The bread is warm and delicious. My husband said it was one of the best meat lasagnas he has ever had. Would definitely return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Great food! Came here for Restaurant Week and it was a great deal! They definitely did not skimp out on portions either, I had leftovers for 2 days! Highly recommend this place!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Fabulous food; exceptional service.

The most versatile Restaurant Week menu I’ve seen.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Romantic, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Love Chef Anthony! The food never disappoints and he is great with sending letters to you. He puts so much time and effort into everything he does and it definitely shows!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

This restaurant never disappoints. The meals are tasty, plentiful and cooked to perfection. I try to eat here at least quarterly, which is not hard as the Chef sends me generous coupons on a regular basis.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Wonderful!!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We had to wait for a table to open up even though we had reservations, however we fully understood because they were fully committed the whole evening. They definitely know what they’re doing and the lasagna portion was huge! They’re food and it’s quality is great! Would love to come back. Also our server (forgot his name) was very nice. It was a very busy night but he never forgot our table!

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·Dined on February 3, 2018

My fiancé and I have been to Sappori many times and have always really loved it. It was a somewhat significant restaurant in our relationship; we went there on an early date, she met my parents there, etc. we’ve recommended it to a number of other people. So naturally we decided to go there the night we got engaged. They did nothing for us and we were so disappointed - no dessert or anything even after I put it on the reservation and told the waitress. The service was also so slow and terrible. It made the night feel less special and was a real bummer. We’d originally considered the restaurant as a location for our rehearsal dinner, but now it’s probably off the table. Every other time we’ve been in we’ve loved it, but they let us down when it really counted.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We went for Restaurant Week, and for the most part came away pretty happy with our choices. The gnocchi was a bit too heavy on the pesto and the bottle of wine was not what we requested, but it was decent enough nonetheless

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Went for restaurant week and was very impressed that they offered the entire menu! Great food, awesome service, my friend and I had a great time catching up. We were seated right away. Will return again for sure!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 28, 2018

One word....Amazing, Our evening started with The owner himself, allowing us to park in front of the restaurant instead of the arranged parking at Home Depot, we were seated at a table a table for two , and the owner had employees slide the table next to us over so we would not be crowed....Next came this absolutely attentive and knowledgeable waitress named Grace. Her service was impeccable and ALL of her food and drink choices were a hit. I ate the Seafood dish that had Mussels, clams, freshly made Pasta, scallops, shrimp , fish and calamari. My mouth exploded with pleasure. The sauce/broth was indescribably delicious Im not a fan of Italian restaurants, but this place has skyrocketed to the top 5 of my restaurant choices . Please go and experience this place. It had a 98% rating on Opentable.....They were cheated. How can this "not" have a 100% rating is beyond me. Reasonably priced as well.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Authentic, Romantic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 28, 2018

We went for an early Sunday evening dinner at Sapori Trattoria and were delighted! We were seated upstairs, our server Megan was knowledgeable and offered suggestions when we asked, but did not push. The grilled calamari was an excellent starter. My husband raved that the sea bass was the best he'd ever had. We will definitely be back to Sapori Trattoria!

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 28, 2018

We have been here 4 times. We like the food although would much prefer to have a normal size portion than to have two or three nights of leftovers. The last time we went we were seated upstairs and the noise was deafening, the room was probably over filled and too many people speaking loudly in an exposed brick room is really unpleasant.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was delicious. Went for special birthday which was completely overlooked. Manager was very apologetic.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great pasta and wine!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The food is amazing . Cozy atmosphere .

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 26, 2018

We had a great meal as always at Sapori. Introduced friends who had never been there before and who really liked it. Being Friday night, the noise level was really high upstairs. Food and service were fine. Always dependable--Sapori does not disappoint.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 26, 2018

This place is amazing! Date night, local regular dining, special occasion; food was incredibly fresh and delicious! Ted was such a fantastic server.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Great place, quiet in certain areas of the restaurant, there is also live music. Food is delicious with very generous portions, they are also willing to split for those who'd like to share.

Tags: Live Music, Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Risotto was chewy and tough. Spaghetti was OK. Food seems like it used to be better here a few years ago. Our server was nice.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Wonderful as always! Always enjoy it.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 18, 2018

A wonderful local restaurant. Staff is friendly and very attentive. Miguel the manager is always on top of things. 90% of our meals have been superlative.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 14, 2018

So nice that the restaurant printed my wife’s name on the menu for her birthday!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great customer service, decent food and overpriced

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Never Disappoints! We having been coming here for several years and when we had some friends visiting from Michigan we decided to bring them here. Everyone loved the food and the service by Ernesto was superb! The lasagna was perfect and great for sharing. One of our friends had the pumpkin ravioli and loved it. Everyone time we come here I must have the avocado crostini it is fabulous. We will be back soon!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The highest quality of traditional Italian fare. Every dish was excellent (5 entrees and grilled calamari to die for!!!). This was our second visit and we weren’t disappointed! Same waitress both visits -excellent service. Huge portions -take home for a second meal. Freshest pastas. This has become our neighborhood go-to for reliably good food. Lots more menu options to try! We can’t wait!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great neighborhood restaurant with 5 star Italian cuisine. Asked to be seated"upstairs"...which has a much better atmosphere and is away from the crowded entrance on first floor. Outstanding food..!!

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We eat there whenever we are in the neighborhood. Food, service, ambiance always outstanding. Always treated like family.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Comfort Food, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 12, 2018

THERE ARE FEW PLACES THAT RANK AS "LOCAL FAVORITE" AND THIS CERTAINLY IS ONE. THE STAFF ARE FRIENDLY AND ALWAYS HELPFUL, THE FOOD IS CONSISTENTLY GOOD, AND THE PRICES ARE REASONABLE. SIMPLY PUT, SAPORI TRATTORIA IS LOCAL SPOT YOU CAN ALWAYS COUNT ON,

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 12, 2018

We get our favorites every time we dine here: Insalata Stella, Cesare salad, Spaghetti Barese (love the veal meatballs and their sausage in this entre), meat lasagna, and a red wine. Their fresh bread with oil and powered cheese is something we look forward to. The portions are quite large so we have leftovers for another meal or two. Staff is attentive. We keep returning with our Groupon most visits. Highly recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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