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Davanti Enoteca

#237 of 7,617 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1359 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607 (Loomis St. and Taylor St.)
+1 312-226-5550
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Detroit, Michigan
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a whim, and we had a nice meal. The quality of ingredients are amazing. Decor is nice rustic, good location. I enjoyed the ricotta and bread appetizer. Thin crust pizza ok. My favorite was the Farro salad, to die for if you like roasted nuts and butternut squash! I could eat that for days. Pastas did... More 

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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We have been to this spot twice and both times have endured the same result. I always like the look of the place which has a rustic vibe, but that is my only major compliment. The restaurant doesn't seem to accommodate a large group so the quality of service suffers. The food was sub-par and one member of our group... More 

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Thank Steven S
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Went here recently with 18 people at pretty late notice, just a few hours. Could not have been happier with the food and the service provided by Ron. Rom made the food selections for us and got it just right between appetizers and mains and meat and vegetarian choices. Amazing flavors and experiences. Great value also as it was a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

We dined here with friends and shared a number of plates and cocktails. Everything was just excellent from the pear/blue cheese salad to grilled octopus to a Farro dish with butternut squash and goat cheese to the meatballs, pizza and one dessert to share...it was all just wonderful. The waitress knew her menu and made great recommendations on apps or... More 

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Spring Grove, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

It's hard to please an Italian with food that we make all the time. This place was amazing, the sample sizes are just perfect when you're not really sure what you have a taste for. I love-love-love their polenta with meat sauce, it's my favorite dish. There isn't anything that I have tried that I wouldn't try again. I have... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

If you are in Chicago then this is an absolute must. 5 minutes walk from Trump Tower (Magnificent Mile). Great ambience and very good service. The Margherita Pizza and the pasta is simply fantastic.

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Dallas, Texas
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Was really looking forward to trying particularly the pastas here after looking at the menu and finding 6 of 7 were very interesting. Tried 3 and we found only 1 to be outstanding and the other 2 just average. Deserts were also variable. Wine list was decent. Hoping that it was just poor selection on our part and that the... More 

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Kearney, Nebraska
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509 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast three mornings and enjoyed everyone. Their bacon is 3/8 in thick. Friendly, efficient staff. Enough variety for everyone

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Buffalo, New York
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We went there for Sunday brunch and we loved everything about the restaurant. The is quaint and is fashioned to look like an Italian winery. The service is amazing. The entrees seem to be comprised of strange combinations but they are delicious together. They have a make your own Bloody Mary bar which has an unbelievable array of ingredients! I... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We had sampled the pizza at the Festa Italiana, and since we enjoyed it, we decided to go for dinner. Our server, Christine. explained that it was a shared plate menu, and that the items would arrive at the table as they were ready. The wine list is extensive, and offers 5 oz and 8 oz glasses in addition to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1359 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607
    (Loomis St. and Taylor St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-226-5550

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?