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5316 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2114
773-506-9990
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Ranked #1,375 of 8,411 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 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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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
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609 reviews 609 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
400 helpful votes 400 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I was hesitant about going to Anteprima after reading a review from a customer who described "a dreadful dinner, my worst dining experience in many years." But I read several other reviews from TripAdvisor contributors who detailed an "excellent dining experience" and "an evening to remember." You can't win 'em all, right? So we decided to make the long drive... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Worst dining experience in many years. We were a party of four and no one enjoyed their food. Sent back a squash appetizer to be replaced by an equally tasteless sweet potato appetizer. Two portions of polenta crusted white fish were sent back because they didn't smell fresh, we couldn't find the polenta and the small portions contained large fishbones.... More 

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Northbrook
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105 reviews 105 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were going to the Black Ensemble Theater and were looking for a restaurant near the theater. My daughter suggested this restaurant and am I glad she did. Our waiter was knowledgeable about both the food and liquor menu. My husband and I shared the orange salad with pomegranate seeds and my friend had the soup - the salad was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent dining experience at Anteprima! The atmosphere and cuisine was wonderful and the staff so eager and helpful to make our evening memorable. Particularly enjoyed the gnocchi and the bread basket is phenomenal! Thank you for a terrific dining experience and an evening to remember!

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Canberra, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Four of us enjoyed an early dinner in early September in thee al fresco courtyard of this very pleasant restaurant. We were served by a very knowledgeable and clever waiter who helped us choose wisely from the attractive menu and match with decent wines. The food was modern Italian and we found everything to be well cooked and simply presented.... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I have been here several times, most recently this past Friday evening. The menu is interesting and also intriguing. Innovative, even. Too bad the execution doesn't match the vision. As others have said, the food is ok. I expected more. On this evening, it seemed the kitchen was a bit overwhelmed. The wait for our food bordered on the egregious.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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108 reviews 108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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158 reviews 158 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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Additional Information about Anteprima

Address: 5316 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2114
Phone Number: 773-506-9990
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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