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  • First Review
    November 14, 2014
  • Last Review
    March 23, 2015
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  • Average Rating
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The couple behind Follia built this chic, modern Italian spot in Wicker Park. Two wood-burning ovens churn out pizzas like the classic margherita plus there's a wine friendly menu of appetizers, homemade pasta and more. Expect selections such as tortelli in a truffle cream sauce, risotto of the day, fresh fish and steak.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/21/2015
 2006
Dined on 3/21/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 3/21/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Few regions of the world offer a culinary anthology like the Mediterranean. And there's no better place to celebrate culture and food than here, Chicago. Chef Tim Graham abides.<br /><br />Contemporary preparations guide a tour down the fertile slopes of Northern Italy to the sea, and from the shores of Southern France to the exotic spice markets of Turkey. And you can witness every creation through the glass-encased show kitchen, in the dining room. Or reserve a front row seat with good friends, at the chef's table.<br /><br />For a different kind of view, look south. You have a box seat just above the intersection of State Street and Wacker Drive and below, the Chicago River—a passage as vital to the city's soul today as to Fort Dearborn more than 200 years ago.<br /><br />Welcome. You've arrived at Travelle. Indulge yourself with the food and drinks, and the views. Enjoy your stay.<br />
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/20/2015
 2006
Dined on 3/20/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 3/20/2015
 2006
Special Features: romantic, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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We here at Glenview House take pride in providing you with the tastiest of beer, homiest of foods and most genuine of service.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/14/2015
 2006
Dined on 3/14/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 3/14/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot
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Boltwood is a farm-driven, seasonal restaurant with a menu that is as diverse as the community around us.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Good Unique Restaurant
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/04/2015
 2006
Dined on 3/04/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"If you are really hungry be prepared to order a lot of items. The food here is beautifully prepared. Portions however are small. The menu is designed so that the portions get larger as you move down the list. All of the flavor pairings are interesting and work for the most part. Was I blown away? Not really. The Grilled Bur-uusto was very good, 3 scallops for $17 Ok, Grilled Octopus very good, Hanger Steak prepared medium rare was perfectly cooked. Marinated Carrots + cardamom yogurt, dukkah was odd, very strong on the cardamom. The wine list is unremarkable tasted a couple and decided not to go there. If you want a quiet comfortable evening this might not be the place to go. It is quite loud and you will be sitting on either a wooded bench seat or wooden chair with no padding. Staying for a while is not an option unless you don't mind that. The Chocolate mousse was not a mousse. Mousse is defined as( a prepared food that incorporates air bubbles to give it a light and airy texture. It can range from light and fluffy to creamy and thick, depending on preparation techniques.) this is more of a light flour-less chocolate pie. Very hard and almost flaky. It was garnished with a dark chocolate mint sauce which was excellent without that it would have been unremarkable. The date Banana Tea Cake was very good. One other note. Bread was not served unless asked for. They no longer provide that for free. It's $4. We did not indulge."
Dined on 3/04/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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The perfect juxtaposition of lighthearted attitude and intense flavor in an atmosphere that proves fine dining doesn’t have to be uptight.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/10/2015
 2006
Dined on 1/10/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 1/10/2015
 2006
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Big Jones invites you to enjoy gracious Southern Hospitality for brunch, lunch, and dinner, seven days a week. Named a "Best New Restaurant" by Chicago Magazine, and rated 3 stars by Phil Vettel at the Chicago Tribune. We offer freshly home-made dishes featuring locally grown, organic, and pastured farm produce, and sustainable seafood.<br /><br><br />Parties of six or more, please call us directly at (773) 275-5725.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/08/2015
 2006
Dined on 1/08/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 1/08/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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We here at Glenview House take pride in providing you with the tastiest of beer, homiest of foods and most genuine of service.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/28/2014
 2006
Dined on 11/28/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 11/28/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly
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From the heart of Milano to the center of Miami, twin brother Chefs Roberto and Emanuele Bearzi, bring their unique talents and passion for authentic Cucina Italiana to Fratelli Milano, a restaurant that offers a genuine taste of home. With over 34 years combined experience in some of the top kitchens in town, Roberto works his magic as Chef de Cuisine, while pastry chef Emanuele fills the air with the scents of homemade pasta, freshly baked bread and confections to delight the most discerning diners. Joined by Roberto’s wife Fiorella, who runs the dining room, this family owned and operated restaurant is located in the historic Ingraham Building at 213 SE 1st Street in Downtown Miami. Serving lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday, the Bearzi family is also available to cater private parties and help you plan your next corporate gathering.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/10/2014
 2006
Dined on 11/10/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 11/10/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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