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Quartino

#50 of 7,664 Restaurants in Chicago
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626 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3831
+1 312-698-5000
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Today
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
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Sun 17:00 - 00:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Troy, Michigan
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8 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food and service were great, but we had no idea everything is small plates when looking at the online menu We thought this would be more affordable, but it ended up being pretty pricey.

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Thank Peggy C
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited at 9:30pm on a Saturday night. Wait was about 20 minutes. No big deal. Atmosphere was very large-group oriented. Obnoxiously loud. Not great for a date or conversation. Service was friendly, but very slow. Polenta fries were severely bland, but the house made ricotta and toast was unbelievably delicious. We each had pastas and they were honestly just... More 

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Thank sophiamkat
Chicago, Illinois
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164 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've heard the food here was good for a long time. I finally went last night and the reviews were right. We arrived without a reservation and were informed they were booked solid until 9.30pm. We were offered the bar area. We crammed into a small high top table. Sadly, there were several empty tables in the dining area that... More 

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Thank flyairdave
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Quartino serves small plates that are meant to be shared. Everything is delicious. I have entertained here for business and personal. Prices are pretty reasonable for downtown. Service is spot on (particularly Aldo!). Noise level is good for conversation -- but this is not a quiet stuffy restaurant, This is casual and friendly.

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Thank dixiexpat
Rochester, Michigan
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108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with a group of 27 colleagues. The sample plate was great and so were the small shareable plates of pasta. The only problem I had with this place is I ordered a bottle of Cabernet and when they asked me to taste it and let them know if it was ok, I told them there was something wrong... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I asked Trip Advisor to tell me about restaurants near our hotel in the Up River area of Chicago. Quartino popped up, and we were convinced to give it a try. I made reservations and recommend that you do the same. We enjoyed the atmosphere and energy that Quarino had. Though it was very busy, the service was excellent. Our... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was good. We made a reservation a couple hours in advance and they had very few openings. I would highly recommend making a reservation farther in advance. Luckily we wanted to eat earlier, so we got in at 5:30 and there was already a line. This place is crowded and a bit difficult to maneuver around all of... More 

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Thank Janice D
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food- not great, the eggplant parmigiana was tasty and flavorful, the Margarita pizza was not made very well. The interior was fine, it was very noisy though(we couldn't hear each other talk) and one of the host ladies was not very pleasant, our server and manager that stopped by were very nice.

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Thank dancerID
Detroit, Michigan
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love when a restaurant is consistently outstanding. Quartinos is a small plate( IE shared portion) Italian place. Our table of 4 really enjoyed the fondue appetizer. We always get the braised pork shank-so tasty and fall off the bone tender. We were also happy with the orrichetti, ravioli and eggplant parmigiana.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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54 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have to or choose to eat GF this is a wonderful place with many options- more than you can order! Food & service is always great, and there's options for everyone in your party.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, 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, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3831
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-698-5000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?