Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Chicago, according to Tripadvisor

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August 8, 2022
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Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Chicago, according to Tripadvisor

The development of Italian cuisine mirrors the country’s rich political and geographic diversity. Mediterranean influences bring fish and olives into culinary creations, carefully handcrafted ziti, cavatelli, and other types of pasta hail from southern Italy, and exquisite desserts such as tiramisu find origins in the north—combining for a tasty eating experience renowned for its ability to bring people together.

With more than 90,000 establishments offering Italian-style dishes here in America, there are endless options to consider when craving the flavorful, savory tastes of “The Boot.” Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Italian restaurants in Chicago on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Click through these slides to see if your favorite trattoria made the list.

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#30. riccardo trattoria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (282 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2119 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-6186
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#29. Giordano's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (9,536 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 730 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611
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#28. Coco Pazzo Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (384 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 212 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-3592
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#27. 312 Chicago

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (567 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 136 N LaSalle Dr, Chicago, IL 60602
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#26. Giordano's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (462 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1340 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2603
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#25. Giordano's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,295 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 223 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606
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#24. Mia Francesca

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (259 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3311 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657-1603
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#23. Nico Osteria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (806 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1015 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1207
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#22. Quartino Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,849 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 626 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3831
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#21. Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,340 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 805 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-2225
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#20. Coco Pazzo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (434 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 300 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654-4420
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#19. Rosebud on Rush

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,375 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 720 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-2504
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#18. Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,107 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1120 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610-2718
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#17. Picollo Sogno

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (581 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 464 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60642-7687
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#16. Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse River North

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,718 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 33 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4613
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#15. Eataly

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (5,024 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 43 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611-2701
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#14. Chicago Pizza & Oven Grinder

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (974 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2121 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-4613
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#13. Piece

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (478 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1927 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-1316
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#12. Il Porcellino

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (264 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 59 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654-4603
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#11. Siena Tavern

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (992 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 51 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4613
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#10. Pinstripes

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (341 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 435 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60611-4305
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#9. Bongiorno's Italian Deli and Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (338 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 405 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3591
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#8. Francesca's on Chestnut

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (485 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 200 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2356
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#7. RPM Italian

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,051 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 52 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-4805
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#6. Topo Gigio Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (491 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1516 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1308
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#5. Volare

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,319 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 201 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3311
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#4. Sapori Trattoria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (510 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2701 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-1413
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#3. La Scarola

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (613 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Romana
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 721 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-5507
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#2. Spacca Napoli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (302 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1769 W Sunnyside Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5312
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#1. Monteverde

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (358 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1020 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607-2008
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