Riccardo Enoteca

4.8
440 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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Casual Dining
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Italian
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Hours of operation
4pm to 9pm Sunday
5pm to 10pm Monday through Thursday
5pm to 11pm Friday and Saturday
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(773) 549-5010
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Business Casual
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What 440 People Are Saying
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OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and service great neighborhood spot.

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k
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Terrific food. Less extensive menu than Ricardo’s but interesting wood oven dishes

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OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect date night kind of spot. Great food and service.

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PV
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We are so lucky to have this gem of a restaurant in our neighborhood. The pizzas are great, as are the pastas. You can't go wrong, but make a reservation!

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OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and service!

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OS
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enoteca Riccardo takes you into a real Italian experience. Atmosphere, food, service - everything is excellent!

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KW
St. Louis
5 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I'm typically a snob when it comes to Italian food, so know that this place is good. Prices are fair and portions are generous (though not over-the-top). I got the gnocchi with shrimp and creamy pesto and they did not skimp on the shrimp - also the sauce was nice and light, gnocchi cooked perfectly.

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OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful experience!

Very cozy Italian restaurant great food and service. Best lasagna in Chicago very nice wine list.

Make sure to make a reservation very small place fills up pretty fast.

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MP
Memphis
2 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We found the locsl ambiance well worth the drive as we celebrated our wedding anniversary. The menu was broad. Wine list extensive. Price was modest for a restaurant of such reputation. The wait staff wss freindly and helpful. The atmosphere of a local venue was inviting and enjoyable. Service was excellent as there was no wait time. Preparation, presentation and taste of menu items selected wsd excellent by the Chef and staff. The entire experience was excellent and highly recommended for out of towners seeking an alternative to the cookie cutter approach to fine dining and locals are fortunate to have such a fine venue readily available to enjoy.

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m
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is only matched by the service, excellent!

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t
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was great, good was outstanding. Small neighborhood gem! Sat inside but they do offer a nice patio however it is in front along the public sidewalk. Would definitely return!

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JH
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favorite place in the neighborhood! We love every little piece of Riccardo Enoteca.

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K
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a pleasure to dine at Riccardo Enoteca. Never disappoints.

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OT
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place never disappoints me it’s one of my favorite places in the city. Great food and friendly service.

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P
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently great food and service
Love sitting outside in the summer too!
Ambience and staff is always on task
Pasta and pizza excellent. Lasagna a favorite as well and chicken Milanese.
Actually never had a bad meal there. Good wine list as well. Perfect for dates and family dinners as well.
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LT
New Orleans
11 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The food was average. It was neither great nor poor.

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OT
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just had the best fettuccine bolognese in the city!!!

Great food and service cozy place in the heart of Lincoln Park.

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PV
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual, the food and service was great. My only issue is the wine I ordered was slightly "corked" and should have been sent back. Not wanting to be difficult, we just drank it. Next time though, I'd send back a "corked" wine. After many meals there, this was the only bad experience I've ever had there.

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OT
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding food and service very reasonable wine prices. Definitely going back soon!

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j
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite spots in Chicago a real gem. Great food even better service in a nice atmosphere.

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QV
Chicago
173 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you for always being so supportive of The Lynn Sage Foundation.

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BT
Phoenix
23 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was excellent and so was the service. Highly recommend. We will be back.

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S
Chicago
80 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

For years one our favorite restaurants and it just fell short this evening. Very depressing since we have had wonderful meals there many times. Will give it another try- maybe just an off night. Salad overdressed, pizza thick, pasta congealed. Just disappointing!!!

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OT
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional food, great service and wine
My secret spot!

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DH
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Third time there. We chose it for our 10th anniversary. Food and wine were excellent along with the service. Highly recommended.

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HM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My new favorite restaurant! Loved the food and the ambiance!

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OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent Italian fare. Yellowfin Tuna was done to perfection, and Veal had great flavor and taste. Need to return to try the Lasagna.

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SL
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and wine as always.

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d
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Juan was awesome we ate outside last nite

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f
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Always great quality! Wonderful wine list! Fine but not stuffy service

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BM
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A consistently authentic and delightful Italian meal. Impeccable attention to both food and guests.

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S
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A little too dark but still a neighborhood gem.

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OT
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Italian restaurant in the city of Chicago from food to service.

Can’t wait to go back!

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OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this restaurant it remains one of our favorites in the city. Highly recommend it - the food, service and ambiance are perfect.

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P
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The heirloom salad was exceptional as well as all our food! The service is outstanding and personal!

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I have been coming here since they opened and have always had a great experience. We were just there over the weekend and brought our 2 year old and 6 month old... this is not a place for children but they were overly accommodating and so kind. They always go above and beyond to make you feel welcome. And not to mention the food! The lasagna is to die for. They Are always consistent with their food- always on point. I just can’t say enough about this wonderful small restaurant.

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MR
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Wonderful service!
Lovely outdoor area on sidewalk ( but note that it's on a Main Street- Clark st- so cars and buses will go by.

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MC
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

Won't be back, the waiter was hating life, food was dry, wine was corked and nothing authentic about it. Fail

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JR
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, quiet and friendly. Would recommend for dinner with friends.

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T
Chicago
28 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Probably our favorite casual restaurants in Chicago: consistent in every way, great food, well-priced, good drinks, pleasant atmosphere, outstanding service...keep it yup Riccardo! You are a 'gem' to our city's dining scene!
Grazie Mille!

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