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I Monelli

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5019 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2619
+1 773-561-8499
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good50%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“BYOB Italian Heaven!”
Mar 11, 2018
“Want real Italian? ”
Pizza, Italian, European
$$ - $$$
5019 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2619
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little corner spot was introduced to us by a friend who lives not far from there. If you like cheese and pesto on superb pasta, try their lasagna Casale. It was delicious! The Suppli appetizer was also quite tasty. I wanted to try the...More

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

In a diverse,quiet neighborhood ? This small but adequate diner has pasta, pizza, friendly people and good fish.. 2 blocks from my home.. it's a nice stop off for people returning from work or just out for a friendly and reasonable sit down place

Thank Nolivap
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We chose Italian for dinner and came across I Monelli. It is located on the southeast corner of Winnemac Ave. & Western Ave. There is street parking available, though you are close enough to Lincoln Square that you might want to obey the parking signs...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed February 24, 2017

This is a small cosy neighborhood restaurant. The antipasto tray was excellent and enjoyed by all from age 4 to 71. We also shared a family size salad with delicious Italian dressing. The meat sauce on their pasta is very tasty. I enjoyed a sausage...More

Thank matmul45
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Delicious homemade pizza! It was the same fresh tastse and magical feeling as when I was actually in Italy. TY!

Thank NicholeHart
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Good restaurant, very family friendly. My husband had the gnocchi and really liked it, a friend had the lasagna and said it was good, other friend had the tagliatelle bolognese, which he really liked. I had the Mediterranean Tilapia, which was good - capers, tomatoes,...More

Thank kzogger
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Charming and cozy restaurant in Lincoln Square. We started with the pizza, which is rectangular and you can order a whole, half or quarter. It was very light and crispy for a pan pizza and could have easily eaten more. The lasagna had home made...More

Thank RealtOr30
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

My favorite is the I Monelli pizza-a rectangular pizza with little piquant bits of sausage, pepperoni, onion, & green pepper. We always start with one of the special of the day appetizers or salads. We have many favorites-most recently we had fagioli and pancetta-delicious!

Thank Martha60659
Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Ever since moving to Chicago, this has been an easy place to go to and consistent on the great food. I don't have any complaints whether I order online, call in or dine in. It's always been a wonderful experience!

Thank Jonathan V
Reviewed February 8, 2016

We have been going to I Monelli for years, probably once a month, and we have never had a bad experience. It is truly a hidden gem and a neighborhood treasure. We like it because it's easy to get to from the north suburbs and...More

Thank Charles P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$10 - $15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5019 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2619
    (Winnemac St)
  • Public Transportation: 49 bus, 49B bus, stop in front of restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-561-8499
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