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5316 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2114
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Price range: $31 - $40
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Summerdale & Berwyn
Transit: 22 Clark bus at Berwyn Ave or Red line at Berwyn, a ten minute walk west.
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38 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

food was just ok, the big portion size really isnt that big and the small plates are very small...food orders varied even on our own table. two couples order the eggplant pasta special and they both looked very different from each other. 38$ bottles of wine were really bad. might visit again, but not on my go to list

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Saint Louis, Missouri
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The fixed price menu is $29.00 for 3 courses -- and you have excellent choices offered here. I had stuffed squash blossoms -- very delicately flash fried and stuffed with cheese. The risotto with shrimp has been mentioned elsewhere, but it really was excellent. My entree was Scottish salmon, over vegetables. Also wonderful. The service was great -- just enough... More

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Glenwood, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very good food here. I had the risotto with shrimp and tomatoes. I loved it. The risotto was cooked perfectly. My friends had the skirt steak and the pork dishes and enjoyed them thoroughly. Our waiter was excellent and very patient when dealing with one of my needier friends. You won't be disappointed.

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Toronto, Canada
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149 reviews 149 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

If we lived anywhere near Anteprima, we would be regulars. We absolutely loved it. The restaurant is sized just right, with comfortable seating and not too loud. The menu impressed us even before eating anything, but when the food arrived, we were very happy. The local wild celery salad from the specials menu was brilliant - like eating the earth... More

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

As a gluten free diner, neighborhood Italian restaurants are not where I usually choose to eat. I'm glad I didn't pass over Anteprima. We were glad to have made reservations, the place was hopping by 6:30 pm. Our service did not suffer, the staff was attentive and knowledgeable, and our entire meal was well timed and professionally presented. My dining... More

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DC 'burbs
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We ate here Saturday night before the Chicago Marathon - carbs, you know. Their menu is different with unique fare not usually found in other Italian restaurants. The wine selection is good. The atmosphere is nice. And did I say that the food is great?!?

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This restaurant really impressed me. The food was superb -- among the best Italian food I've had in restaurants. The service was terrific, the atmosphere is pleasant though not exceptional. Everything we had for dinner was delectable: fresh, beautifully prepared, and intensely flavorful. I highly recommend this place. A bit expensive -- but you get what you pay for.

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Cincinnati, OH
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This has become a destination when we want a great meal close to home. Anteprima never disappoints with fresh ingredients prepared in classic Italian style. Their outdoor dining is well lit, service is always attentive and it is always a wonderful overall experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I have eaten here quite a few times and consistently found it to have unique, rustic, authentic Italian dishes. Make no mistake, this is not a "red sauce on pasta" restaurant. The menu varies significantly from day to day depending on what's available and there are dishes that I have never seen other places. The ingredients are combined creatively and... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Sign on the wall says occupancy level over 44 is dangerous and unlawful. Owner of this establishment had close to 65-70 people seated last Saturday night and the results were outrageous. Forget about whether or not the food is good; what is bad is noise levels that require one to scream to table mates and tables so close to each... More

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