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Rosebud on Rush

720 N. Rush St. (W. Superior St.) Send to Phone
It's hard not to like an Italian restaurant that lists meatballs and Italian sausage as a side dish.


Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Fri.-Sat.

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Rosebud on Rush, Chicago, IL

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Rosebud on Rush Restaurant Review

About the restaurant & décor: Rosebud is still one of the most consistent Italian restaurants around, and this outpost is located in a renovated brownstone that was formerly a music institute. It’s an upstairs-downstairs arrangement, one with tablecloths and candles that add a pleasantly upscale vibe.

Likes: Sizeable, shareable entrées and potential celebrity spotting.
Dislikes: The patio is a little cramped but similar in size to other Gold Coast restaurants.

Food & Drinks: The menu sparkles with favored Italian dishes, but it offers a good burger, too. Just as important, however, is the feeling that your patronage is very much appreciated. Tasty plates include mascarpone-laced rigatoni alla vodka, fettuccine Alfredo and veal Parmesan, all presented by a veteran waitstaff. Keep in mind that portions are large, so plan to share, especially when it comes to appetizers, salads and pasta dishes. The wine list is fine, though not extensive.

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