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#200 of 431 Italian in Chicago
#1,150 of 5,598 Restaurants in Chicago


$30 - $55
French, Italian, European
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Sophisticated and delicious
1. Sophisticated and delicious
"This was such a wonderful first night dinner in Chicago for me"
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2. Lovely dining experience
2. Lovely dining experience
"Beautiful meal, stunning decor and freindly service."
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3. Fantastic new restaurant
3. Fantastic new restaurant
"Go there and enjoy the beautiful ambience, service, and fantastic art"
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Reviewed October 3, 2019

Dined here with friends. The premises are lovely and the food and service (Daniel) were very good. The menu is French, but not overly so. Cocktails here, unlike many new restaurants, do not stinge on alcohol. Wine by the glass offerings were good pours and...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019

Dined here this summer after reading glowing reviews on Open Table. We had a table for four of us, and were seated right away, noting a few empty tables around us. The restaurant is beautiful, the artwork and ambiance are lovely. We were excited about...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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KathrynS2126, Manager at Marchesa, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2019

Dear Laney713: First of all, please accept our sincere apologies for the evening you describe. When we opened Marchesa it was to showcase delicious food & wine in a beautiful setting with warm & welcoming service. To the extent we failed to convey these core...More

Reviewed June 15, 2019

The ambience and elegance in the decor makes one feel like a princess in a fairy tale. The food was delicious and the French chef introduced himself. The attention to fine detail from the staff and waiters is precise and on point. Our duck and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Had my nieces wedding reception here. The upstairs room is tasteful Victorian decor. The staff are extremely attentive and polite. The food was amazing. Will be back to try the restaurant very soon. Make sure you put this venue on your a list.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Paulguay
Reviewed March 26, 2019

First time here and had a wonderful experience. The place is beautiful Great date place. We sat at the bar and had several appetizers and drinks. The bartender David was wonderful and recommended several things we tried. Excargot, Beets, Cheese plate and Shrimp Javon. Could...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Downtown65
Reviewed November 22, 2018

The warm bread was served with compound butter made with rosemary, lemon, and (I think) tarragon. We started with the foie gras with apples, which melted in our mouths. Our server, Philippe, recommended a glass of Sauterne to pair with the foie gras, which was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

I met up with an old friend and having researched Marchesa, I was pretty excited. Not sure what to think afterwards. It was quite an odd night. When we arrived, we were 30 minutes early but they were wonderful about seating us-even giving us a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

This was such a wonderful first night dinner in Chicago for me, the room is elegant and comfortable, we were warmly greeted and seated away from a large table of business ppl. The service was attentive and helpful. The menu was comprehensive though not too...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank woopie111
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I went there twice in the past and I really liked it. The menu was sophisticated and quite unique. It was always pricey, but when you get outstanding food in return, it’s worth it. I went again a few days ago and the first thing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

We hadn't tried Marchesa until we heard that Jason Paskeweicz, former chef of Blanchard, one of our favorite restaurants, had started there. We weren't disappointed. The food was terrific, particularly the dover sole, the service was top notch and the dining room is beautiful. We'll...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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