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Bella Bacino's

#550 of 8,445 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta, Pasta
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75 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 263-2350
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4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Large groups
Doing business

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  • 117
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    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Uneven quality

We visited the restaurant several times during our visit to Chicago and the quality was uneven. One time I ate pasta with chicken that was dry and badly cooked. At a later time I ate a risotto which was really good. It all gives an little uneven impression. In the inner room the acoustics and noise... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Scandinavian01
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Stockholm
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Stockholm
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We visited the restaurant several times during our visit to Chicago and the quality was uneven. One time I ate pasta with chicken that was dry and badly cooked. At a later time I ate a risotto which was really good. It all gives an little uneven impression. In the inner room the acoustics and noise level is very poor... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We had a delicious meal at Bella Bacino's. The only complaint was they did not open the wine in front of us and when we complained to the server, he apologized but gave us no explanation. When we went back, the same thing happened again. The food was great, especially the create your own pasta bowl. Seafood was excellent too.... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Okay, no white table cloths or wait staff in tuxes. But in our view, this family owned restaurant knows how to prepare great food at a good price, and serve it with excellent staff. As a starter we had the Classic Bruschetta. Simply perfect and absolutely delicious. For dinner we both had the Fish in Crazy Water. It appeared on... More 

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Strasburg, PA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I loved the cozy atmosphere of this restaurant. It was a little busy the night we were in (a few large groups) and our server was a little scattered, but still really nice and our food was still delivered fairly quickly. The items on the menu all looked delicious, but both of us got a 'create your own' pasta bowl... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My daughter and I ate dinner here one evening while staying at the Wyndham. It was cold outside with freezing drizzle and we were too tired to go far. This place was just steps away from the hotel and the staff was very friendly. We ordered the deep dish pizza and it was delicious. I do still like Gino's East... More 

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Lincoln Park, New Jersey
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

This was our go to place during my last visit to Chicago and enjoyed it so much I dined solo on this visit. Nice wine selection and great menu. The soup was not as hot as I would have like but it was tasty. The Rigatoni Napoletana was delicious. Good service as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Great place to have dinner. Prices are moderate. I would recommend having the stuffed pizza, the pasta and the calamaris. Staff is very nice!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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83 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Located next to Wyndham Hotel off Wacker, this is an unassuming hotel that specializes in some amazing Chicago pizza. After already trying and loving that, wanted to further explore down the menu on some other choices. Started with Homemade tomato bread - was great when dipped in the fresh virgin olive-oil / balsamic vinegar mixture. Starter of mixed green salad... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Went there with another couple on a Tuesday Night. We ordered a stuffed pizza and and the other couple ordered pasta. There dishes showed up and were cold so they sent them back, then out pizza arrived and it was cold so we sent it back. They were finished by the time our warmed up pizza came back. Would not... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

On a wintry evening during the holidays, we visited Bella Bacino's, at the recommendation of our hotel's concierge. The restaurant is ideally located just West of Michigan Avenue on Wacker Drive. If you're staying in The 'Loop' or on North Michigan Avenue, you can reach the restaurant on foot or by taking a short cab ride along Michigan Avenue.We were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: (312) 263-2350

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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