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201 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3311
+1 312-410-9900
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (122 reviews)
“vitello” (19 reviews)
“seafood” (75 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
201 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3311
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice atmosphere. House Wine $14 (ouch). I had the Soup of the Day which was okay (Garbanzo Bisque). Didn't have much of a taste even with salt and pepper added. My main entree was the "Bavette allá Carbonara di Mare." ($26) It's suppose to have...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I had just arrived tired, jet lagged and hungry down on the Loop, clueless as to where we might grab dinner. Literally stumbling into Volare's, we were greeted like we were family! Whisked immediately to a cozy table, we enjoyed just sitting...More

Thank bobferguson54
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday at around 5:30 and were able to get seated right away-by the time we'd finished there was a long line of people waiting-and I can tell you why. If you are looking for really excellent Italian food-GO HERE. Not only is...More

Thank Ibegonenow
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent food. Big portions. Even though its near the traffic its still quiet. We are definitely visiting this place again.

Thank Grzegorz P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were looking for that perfect Chicago Italian Culinary experience and SUCCEEDED with dinner at Volare! Wow! We arrived 20 min early for our reservation and we're surprised to be seated to a quiet corner table! The Titos martini/wine came promptly and we started with...More

Thank Sharyn M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Solid italian mainstay food items, hearty (not heart healthy) portions, good butter, friendly staff. Tiramisu wasn't great

Thank springshusker
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very good for lunch . We both shared a beef carpaccio for starter then had different pastas for main. My fettuccini was really nice but my husbands rigatoni was a bit chewy and a really large portion. However the prices were reasonable especially the wine...More

Thank leonie32
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a good Italian restaurant in River North you can't go wrong with Volare. Caesar salad, ravioli, all very nice. Excellent service. Wine list was a bit pricey so that is my only negative.

Thank CtownRon
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed eating here very much. Nice atmosphere, busy but nice, and most important very good food! Next to that the portions are BIG or as one of the people serving us said: welcome to Volare! I also need to praise the sommelier. On the...More

Thank kleinrichard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us had the seafood pasta and it was very dry !!! Another had chicken parmesan, small and tough. Very sad day. Ask about the house wine prices before ordering. Their math is way off... Very very sad visit.

Thank WanetaLake
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Forrest W
1 September 2017|
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Response from Clevlander | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's available
Bob F
26 August 2017|
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Response from Megan W | Reviewed this property |
yes for sure we were in nice shorts and tops. have fun!
14 July 2017|
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Response from Slainte2010 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Armando, I don't believe Volare allows you to bring your own wine; however they have a selection of wines available by the glass or by the bottle and the prices are reasonable. Obviously, no corkage fee for wines... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighbourhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: +1 312-410-9900
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