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riccardo trattoria

2119 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-4611 (Lincoln Park)
+1 773-549-0038
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Ranked #103 of 8,411 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Thanks to the many enthusiastic reviews on TripAdvisor, we reserved a Friday night dinner at Riccardos well in advance. We were in town for only one night and wanted a local Italian dinner, if at all possible! What a wonderful experience! -- great food plus professional yet friendly service by people who obviously care about their customers! The waiter's recommendations... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Good carbonara, good bread. I also ordered the veal which was over $40. It was way too salty. That kinda destroyed the meal.

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This was our 10th anniversary dinner. I wanted to have a nice romantic dinner for my wife and I. This place did not disappoint. The service was good, the food was excellent, and ambiance was really nice. They started us with complimentary bruschetta and a bread basket. Both were delicious. I ordered a lobster risotto and my wife ordered lobster... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

From our waiter Giuseppe to the grand finale dessert, we had the most amazing Italian experience. I loved everything on the menu so I asked Giuseppe to pick my meal. He did so and I ate the entire dish (the portion sizes are just right). I had the langostino pasta with the cavatelli bolognese and after just spending 2 weeks... More 

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Columbus, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This was a wonderful dining experience! Food was great - very authentic Italian food served by authentic Italians. Our waiter has worked at Riccardo Trattoria since the restaurant opened 9 years ago. Excellent recommendations for dinner- cannot spell or name the entrées- but anything they recommend will be fabulous. We had the poppelino for an appetizer - mini meatballs- they... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Cozy ambiance. Wait staff real pros, and charming. Food very special. Squash blossoms filled with smoked proscuitto and mozzarella simply devine. Shaved white truffles over house-made pasta, well we could smell the dish from 10 feet away and it delivered on its promise. Yummy holiday cake with house-made brandy marscapone with fruits. Well priced sections and some very nice Italian... More 

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New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A special, small, restaurant with an interesting and varied menu. Every dish was delicious, the waitstaff were friendly and helpful, and the setting was warm and inviting.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We lived down the street from Riccardo Trattoria in Lincoln Park and would treat ourselves to dinner there as often as possible. It is, in my opinion, the best Italian food in Chicago (in addition to their normal menu,they have nightly specials, so there are new options to chose from every night). The atmosphere is cozy and romantic, and the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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343 reviews 343 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The only downside with this place is its extreme popularity. Riccardo does not advertise, but heaven help us if he ever did. We went on a Thursday night, were promptly seated at 6, and promptly served. By the time we left there were folks jammed into the small waiting area. Their servers know there stuff, and helped us pick a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We ate at Riccardo Trattoria for the first time Saturday night with friends who have been many times. This is a small place with about 12 tables that is booked solidly weeks ahead of time. Our reservations were honored within 5 minutes and the waiter was spectacular. Fun, casual atmosphere which can get a bit noisy! Very interesting menu and... More 

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Additional Information about riccardo trattoria

Address: 2119 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-4611
Phone Number: +1 773-549-0038
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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