Viaggio Ristorante and Lounge

4.9
1986 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
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An authentic Italian dining experience in the heart of Chicago's lively West Loop neighborhood

We offer an elegant and charming dining experience that keeps guests coming back again and again. Our large menu of regional Italian pastas, meats and fishes is rounded out by a selection of salads, soups, and decadent desserts. Popular staples like Rigatoni with Braised Pork Gravy and Eggplant Parmesan are served alongside Executive Chef Nicolas Biscaglio’s signature interpretations of classic Italian dishes. We use only the highest quality ingredients to ensure a deliciously memorable experience!

As a hospitality-driven establishment, it’s our goal to make every guest that walks through the door feel like family. At Viaggio, we invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy!
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vipbobk
Detroit
81 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience. Great food. Outstanding service. We had a great time.

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vipEbgl90
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration. Martinis were tasty. Food was delicious. Service attentive. Great night!

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Catty
Indiana
15 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The short rib ravioli special was excellent. The four in our party each praised their food choices--filet, chicken limone, and skirt steak special. Wait staff was attentive even though restaurant was fairly busy. Staff helped us celebrate a special birthday. Will definitely return.

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vipElaineH
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Italian food in the West loop and best service hands down.

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MarkD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We were celebrating the holidays and an engagement. The appetizers and entrees were great. They were able to accommodate two vegan diners in our group with a wonderfully tasting pasta dish. We were served our drinks quickly, right after being seated, and the overall service was very good. We loved the vibrant atmosphere.

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vipBrianK
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An awesome place with delicious food and service. Highly recommend.

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vipLaraineS
Chicago
38 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious, the portions generous, and the service excellent. My husband and I shared an eggplant stack as our appetizer and shared the veal Marsala with pasta as our main course. A wonderful bottle of Montepulciano accompanied our dinner, which was topped off by a delicious dessert of Italian cheesecake. It was an excellent meal and we will definitely return soon.

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vipStillAFan
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2022
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Great dinner however would have been nice to know that there was no chicken dish of any kind available to order from the waiter when we were sat down and given the menus. Waiter did not mention anything until we were ordering... then said no chicken on the menu. Something that important in a restaurant this nice should have been said up front so that we would not have to again review the menu options to see what we could order. overall still a great place to eat.

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Barbara
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Italian gem in the West Loop. The food is amazing and the staff are friendly and attentive.

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vipAtldiner2
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner and service
Authentic italian food
Great location to downtown and united center
Valet parking available

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great experience dining. The service was exceptional.

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Julie
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You're at home when dining at Viaggio. From start to finish the experience is always outstanding.

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chicagomike
Chicago
24 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very few restaurants hit home runs on appetizers and entrees. It’s one or the other. Viaggio knocks Both out of the park. Their eggplant parmigiana is unrivaled in chicago!!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service was greeted by owner Dave outside and sat quickly and very cozy table also our waiter “Joe” was awesome and very well customer service and extremely friendly and very knowledgeable of menu and drinks and desert menu

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vipdjh85
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite neighbor restaurant! Great food, exceptional staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Viaggio and can’t wait to come back!!

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Lynn
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience3

The food was delicious, but the COVID safety protocols seemed to be non-existent. It was absolutely packed. Social distancing was not possible and inconsistent masking for staff and those up from their tables. Did not make me feel very comfortable.

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RandyO
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Efficient and pleasant service. Perfect before the Hawks game!

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Jjwiedem1
Chicago
24 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is my go to when headed to UC for game or concert. Dave is always welcoming and makes every effort to make room for you. On nights when Bulls of Blackhawks are in town the place is electric. Nick is the best waiter anywhere. Passionate about the food and the drink! Meatball salad is a must. All entrees are good.

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vipdlamary
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always. Great time with my brothers.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My friends had not been to Viaggio.
They’re kind of restaurant snobs, but I was comfortable recommending Viaggio.
Staff was welcoming and friendly.
Appetizers were great. Food was outstanding.
Wine was excellent.
A great night with rave reviews from the “snobs”.
(Hope they don’t read this or I won’t be invited next time).

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LisaF
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughters and I had a wonderful time. The staff and the food were wonderful. Making it our regular Sunday dinner destination.

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JackiT
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I don't write reviews but I had to for this place! The food was absolutely wonderful and the service was top-notch! I was so surprised at the number of the waitstaff that stopped at the table frequently and said hello or asked how our meal was (and it wasn't too much)...and the waiters themselves were so passionate and had the best personalities. I will be going back and I hope soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I went for my birthday because I love Italian food and it was amazing! Our waiter was very knowledgeable about all of the menu items and drinks. I will be going again.

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vipMark
Chicago
26 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I’ve been to Viaggios several times and it’s always the same, consistent deliciousness! Calamari is always fresh and tender and the meatball salad should be illegal it’s so good! Great drinks, superb staff and Dave is always welcoming.

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DavidJ
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Shrimp Sampi and Ceaser Salad were both outstanding.

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MeganC
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quaint little Italian restaurant with authentic and delicious food. Delicious dessert to finish the night. 10/10 recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Probably one of the best meals I have ever had! The service was amazing, so friendly and helpful. Overall, excellent experience. Can’t wait to go back!!

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MariaS
1 review
Dined on December 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had reservations at 545p Sat night. Sat down right away. Baked clams VERY good. The vodka sauce was OMG, Delicious! Topped of with the coconut cake, AMAZING! Parking is an issue so vallet is a must. The dress code is casual but the place was nice enough to dress up, and next time I will.

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vipJermaineR
Chicago
39 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nicholas always goes advice and beyond. Service and food are always incredible!

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GeoffreyW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this restaurant. We've been coming here for years, namely before Bulls games since it's right down the street. That said, we have been treated like family since our first visit. Dave the FOH manager is a real professional and you feel like you're being greeted by a friend you haven't seen in years. All of the waiters are professionals as well, super friendly, very attentive and on point! They do a great job with the food and the portions are typically huge but can be shared (plated) for a three dollar charge. This restaurant runs smoothly and is a great option even if you aren't going to the U.C. after dinner.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an amazing time and food! A Chicago staple!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome dinner - had a party of 6 and we all had a great time!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is always a wonderful meal and experience at Viaggio's

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Sully
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Viaggio never disappoints. The food is outstanding. Niko is such a fantastic waiter - he explains everything so well, and is such a welcoming person.

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EricaL
Miami
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! The best vodka sauce and alfredo sauce I've tasted!

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sbw123
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Very good service. Not a super big menu but simply great Italian food - better than anything on Taylor St.

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vipJohnnaG
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and great service. Will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had great food and drinks. Casual atmosphere. Definitely would go back. Looking forward to leftovers today.

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vipFisherGirl
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service staff. Food was delicious. Ample pour of wines. Never felt rushed. Have already made plans there for a holiday dinner with a group of 10 friends.

FAQs

Viaggio Ristorante and Lounge does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Viaggio Ristorante and Lounge also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 829-3333.

Viaggio Ristorante and Lounge is rated 4.9 stars by 1986 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.