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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 #107 of 8,381 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

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
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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251 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Celebrating our anniversary, my husband made reservations and the evening couldn't have been more delightful! We arrived an hour early thinking we'd have a drink at the bar. The restaurant is so small, reminiscent of a NYC trattoria we love, the bar is across the street. Enjoyed drinks and an excellent appetizer there and soon the hostess called us. Riccardo's... More 

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Very good food with a lot of choices and lots of flavor in each dish. They were easily able to accommodate my companion who is gluten free. I would go again. Prices are good as well.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Riccardo is a bit pricy but worth it. Their emphasis is seafood, but with an ample selection of other dishes. We had great salads and appetizer - the arugula salad was excellent. The main courses were cooked to perfection. My daughter said her pork tenderloin was the best she's ever had. My wife had a whole fish (Branzino) which she... 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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