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1619 N. Damen Ave. (North Ave.) Send to Phone
Theo Gilbert turns out pastas, risotto and more at a modern and intimate Italian eatery.
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Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Ripasso Restaurant Review

: Former Terragusto chef/owner Theo Gilbert makes a strong comeback with this Italian eatery located where Bucktown meets Wicker Park. Ripasso’s dining space includes a few cozy booths, bar seats at the back, and communal butcher-block tables up front. A seasonally-changing menu of appetizers and entrées showcases Gilbert’s signature pastas plus house-cured salumi and slow-cooked meatballs in a rich tomato sauce. Gilbert brings back a spin on Terragusto’s famous roasted Gunthorp Farms half-chicken. Wash it all down with a wine selection from the carefully chosen list or creative cocktails. Chef’s tasting menus with or without wine pairings are also available and a nice date-night option.

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