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Volare

#55 of 8,445 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Near North Side
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201 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3311
312-410-9900
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 529
    Excellent
  • 249
    Very good
  • 67
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Italian Fish

As always my meal at Volare was great as was the service from Javier. Had the Roasted Sea Bass done to perfection, started with a great salad featuring my favorite, Brussel Sprouts and Buttenut Squash. The Arabiatta Pasta was great too. Any Italian Foodie will love this place, great selection of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Bruce S
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Foothill Ranch, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Foothill Ranch, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

As always my meal at Volare was great as was the service from Javier. Had the Roasted Sea Bass done to perfection, started with a great salad featuring my favorite, Brussel Sprouts and Buttenut Squash. The Arabiatta Pasta was great too. Any Italian Foodie will love this place, great selection of all your favorites.

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Paris, France
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90 reviews 90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very nice, yet very affordable Italian food. Located near the Magnificent Mile area in the heart of Chicago shopping paradise, the restaurant offers a nice selection of must try Italian dishes. Pizzas and pastas were perfect, wine selection is great. A perfect place for lunch or relaxing diner.

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denver
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95 reviews 95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Open room for great viewing. So warm comfortable. The managers stopped by more than once to check on us and the server could not have been more accommodating. They are always on every request and attentive. Great meals all around. Thank you Volare.

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Chicago
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We loved this place. The food was great, the service was great and the wine was great! We had such a good time. We look forward to going back again sometime soon!

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Excellent Italian food, great ambiance and well priced. Cant wait to return. The food was fresh and the service was excellent! Family friendly, single friendly!

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Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Recently dined with a group of 15 business associates. The staff seated us quickly and paid close attention to us all night. I was particularly pleased with the friendly and informative manner of our head waiter. We started with appetizers of both fried and grilled calamari, which were excellent in both preparations. I had a tomato and mozzarella salad followed... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have dine here many times and never had a bad meal or experience. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Chicago, Illinois
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68 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I went last night with my partner and 2 friends for dinner. I had been here before and enjoyed and was looking forward to another great meal here. I was very happy. With MOST of the meal. Firstly, the service is impeccable. They are very service oriented here and it shows. Some people might be put off by the fact... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

It was a pleasant place to eat dinner. I asked for gnocchi with a vodka sauce on the side. The reason is that usually the sauce is overloaded. I got a great a great big bowl of sauce the size of a bowl of soup. Thank goodness I asked for it in the side. It was tasty and light just... More 

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Hamburg, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

After several "okay" restaurant experiences this Valentines Day weekend, it was refreshing to finally find a place that gave us more than we expected. The food was exceptional and we finally found a restaurant where the staff actually knows what service is! We hit it out of the park with Volare. We will make this a regular stop when we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 312-410-9900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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San Antonio, Texas

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