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Anna Maria Pasteria

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4400 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613-3039 (W. Montrose Ave)
(773) 506-2662
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: A mix of modern and traditional Italian cuisine, our cozy ristorante has...
A mix of modern and traditional Italian cuisine, our cozy ristorante has long been a local favorite. Sisters Anna and Maria, originally from the Basilicata region of southern Italy, first opened the doors of Anna Maria Pasteria in 1989. Beginning at age seven, Anna fell in love with cooking, creating her first plate of Pasta e Fagioli, a simple peasant dish which is now an Italian specialty. Enamored with cuisine and hospitality, Maria followed the family tradition and put her heart into making the best and most heavenly Tiramisu. After nearly two decades, Anna and Maria continue to dedicate themselves to the finest home-made Italian cuisine and service. Each entree is prepared to order with only the finest and freshest ingredients.
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  • 13
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place- would go back!

Horrible snowy Sunday in Chicago. It was nice and warm inside Anna Maria's. Waiter was nice, friendly . Very attentive. Food was excellent. Price is very reasonable and big servings. We even tried the dessert. Try the cream puff filled with ice cream and covered in chocolate. Awesome... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2014
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Glenview, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great food in this neighborhood eatery. Very accommodating if going to Black Ensemble Theater. have eaten there many times

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Excellent pasta meal, variety of dishes including pasta, meat and seafood available. I would absolutely recommend it as a Northside stop. On-street parking along cemetery wall.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I love this place! been going here for over 10 years! Whenever I am craving and old fashioned Italian dish and AMAZING Tiramisu - this is where we go. Two sisters, Anna and Maria dedicate themselves to great home-made Italian cuisine and service. Each entree is prepared to order with only the finest and freshest ingredients.

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Chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

The food is tasty. That said, it is very pricey for the amount of food you get. My wife and I ate every bit of our pasta dinners, something we usually do not do. And the house salad, at $5.75, is a ripoff, containing maybe 50 cents worth of lettuce. The final complaint: even though we got there early in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I have to admit I've only eaten at the restaurant once and wouldn't go out of my way to again. It's very good but average ambiance. Plus I don't go out much for dinner in the neighborhood. But they have potentially the best Italian delivery. Always piping hot and fresh!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I am truly shocked at the number of positive reviews for this restaurant. The food lacks in flavor and the portions are ridiculously small. The ravioli was mostly pasta (very little filling), pizza was doughy and our caesar salad was swimming in water… the croutons were soaked! Extremely overpriced… will not return!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I dine here twice to four times a year and have since 1990. Celebrating their 25th anniversary, the owner during last week's visit commented that I was one of her first customers 25 years ago. I was delighted she remembered and I even ended up with the same waiter I had so many years ago. I think this speaks volumes... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Horrible snowy Sunday in Chicago. It was nice and warm inside Anna Maria's. Waiter was nice, friendly . Very attentive. Food was excellent. Price is very reasonable and big servings. We even tried the dessert. Try the cream puff filled with ice cream and covered in chocolate. Awesome! Really nice thing was we could hear across the table. Good conversation.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Great food and service, loved the atmosphere. A cute neighborhood find with a relaxed vibe . We would definitely go again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I've only been there once, but I've had fettucine al funghi in a lot of places, including Italy, and this was the best I remember, ever. Very pleasant place, with a spacious dining room, not crowded with tables. Simple decor, but friendly and attentive service. Just had a glass of wine, didn't really look at the wine list, but the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4400 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60613-3039
    (W. Montrose Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: (773) 506-2662

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

A mix of modern and traditional Italian cuisine, our cozy ristorante has long been a local favorite. Sisters Anna and Maria, originally from the Basilicata region of southern Italy, first opened the doors of Anna Maria Pasteria in 1989. Beginning at age seven, Anna fell in love with cooking, creating her first plate of Pasta e Fagioli, a simple peasant dish which is now an Italian specialty. Enamored with cuisine and hospitality, Maria followed the family tradition and put her heart into making the best and most heavenly Tiramisu. After nearly two decades, Anna and Maria continue to dedicate themselves to the finest home-made Italian cuisine and service. Each entree is prepared to order with only the finest and freshest ingredients.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?