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Anteprima

5316 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2114
773-506-9990
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Ranked #1,245 of 8,264 restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $31 - $40
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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English first
Toronto, Canada
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113 reviews 113 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
25 helpful votes 25 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
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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
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Amsterdam
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165 reviews 165 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Food quality is top notch, and prices are reasonable too. We went with the 3 course menu and were very satisfied! The service is quite good and waitstaff are very knowledgeable. I'd highly recommend. Definitely make a reservation in advance as the restaurant is small and cozy and tables really fill up (even on weekdays). The terrace out back is... More

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Wilton Manors, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

A friend and I went here. My first visit, he has been many times. Its not a large place, but we didn't need the reservation we had. I had the grilled polenta appetizer and it was good, not amazing. Friend raved about the octopus appetizer. Not a fan of octopus here though. I had one of the pastas (pappardelle) for... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

We had gone here a couple of years ago and decided to try it again. We live in the Andersonville neighborhood and we like to support our local businesses. We were seated immediately and the first sign of trouble was that it took 20 minutes before someone other than our waiter asked for a drink order. Should have bolted before... More

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