2019 Best Italian Restaurants in Chicago Area

Authentic Italian Food in Chicago

Whether you're craving a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs, or an osso buco that melts in your mouth, here are GAYOT's choices for the Top Restaurants for Italian Cuisine in Chicago, presented in alphabetical order. Mangia!

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A Tavola
13/20
Classic Italian fare and affordable wines enjoyed on a pretty terrace epitomizes this Ukrainian Village trattoria. See More

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Acanto
13/20
The Gage’s sister restaurant serves contemporary Italian across from Millennium Park on Michigan Avenue. See More

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Anteprima
14/20
Regulars flock to this charming Italian trattoria in Andersonville for homemade pastas and rustic seasonal dishes. See More

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Bar Roma
13/20
Old-world Italian marries old-world Chicago in this rustic, industrial-inspired eatery in the heart of Andersonville. See More
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Coco Pazzo
15/20
Coco Pazzo remains a River North mainstay with a classic Italian menu. See More

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Davanti Enoteca
14/20
Scott Harris' Italian spot on Taylor Street focuses more on inventive small plates and wine. See More

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Italian, American, Contemporary
The Florentine
13/20
In the Financial District, this JW Marriott Chicago restaurant offers seasonally driven Italian cuisine. See More

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Formento's
14/20
House-made pasta and Italian-American comfort food with an elegant contemporary spin in the West Loop. See More

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Francesca's on Taylor
13/20
Boisterous Northern Italian trattoria in Chicago's Little Italy neighborhood. See More

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Frasca Pizzeria & Wine Bar
13/20
Contemporary Italian neighborhood spot for those who like to share plates. See More
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