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Trattoria Gianni

££ - £££
Lincoln Park
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1711 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5501 (Willow)
+1 312-266-1976
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 13:30 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Trattoria Gianni never ceases to amaze. The service is amazing and the food is even better. You can tell they take pride in their homemade pastas. I've never had a bad meal. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Nick H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Excellent service. Wonderful patio. Not pretentious. Highly recommended. A local go to place when we want to relax and enjoy a casual night out.

Thank Richard I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Went before 8pm play at Steppenwolf. Above and beyond service. Waiter, named Mariano, I believe, aware of time so we wouldn't be late. Knew how to gage our needs, super nice. Delicious gnocchi and Ceaser salad. Highly recommend.

Thank Mary W
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect fresh made pasta... Delightful pizza choices... Service that was attentive, impeccable, but never rushed. Is there a better recipe for a family gathering? Don't let the understated exterior fool you. This is a great place!

Thank Charles M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Nice casual small spot great for dinner on a Tuesday before a play at the Steppenwolf Theater across the street. Dinner arrived promptly.Traditional Italian nicely handled. Pleasant waiters. Only downside: credit card machine was down. Fortunately prices are reasonable and I had cash.

Thank LadyTravellingLight
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Real Italian food cooked by Italians...quaint with fun outdoor seating. Good mix on the menu, with a lot of traditional dishes.

Thank SomePeopleCallMe
Atlanta, GA
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227 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Had a wonderful meal here with family sitting outside under the stars. Everything we had was wonderful. Our waiter was very entertaining and made great recommendations. The wine list is extensive and they have a full bar. On a summer night in Chicago it's hard to beat that outside seating.

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were a group of four on a lovely sunny, Sunday afternoon looking for a place to eat before a performance at Steppenwolf Theater - what a lovely experience! We choose this spot due to its proximity to the theatre, but we all agreed that we would come back again when in the area. We sat outside in a lovely... More 

Thank Purl2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were here on a Wednesday evening, and the restaurant was not crowded. The decor is really pleasant, and because it was not very full it was quiet enough to have conversation. There was a nice outdoor patio area, but it was a bit too cold that evening. Our waitress was attentive and professional, but not intrusive. But, the food... More 

Thank TravelinJabbo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We have lived in Chicago for 15 years and finally found a new favorite. It is old school service with lighter Italian dishes. We shared everything mostly because everything looked great. I would order the fresh pasta dishes - all traditional sized. The server helped with wine selections. It is also great to sit at the bar for pre dinner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
13:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1711 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5501
  • Public Transportation: Halsted bus #8 at Willow. Red Line at Clybourn and North Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 312-266-1976

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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