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Tesori

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65 E Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603-6102 (Wabash Ave)
+1 312-786-9911
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Good service and good food...... Really good and tasty pizza, home brewed beer, good selections. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Chuzzz Q
tesori65, Guest Relations Manager at Tesori, responded to this review

thanks for the great review. we are glad you had a wonderful time. tesori doesn't brew its own beer, however, we do offer a great selection of craft beers from local and national breweries that go perfect with any of our dishes. More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

We took our chances with bar seating since we did not have a reservation. Got a table really fast, but had the manager (or some guy in a tie) come over to stand and glance several times towards the end of the meal. Food was good, but we felt hurried. Husband ordered a second beer that never arrived, finally flagged... More 

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Thank Teachur
Aurora, Illinois
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2016

The evening started out very well with attentive staff, but that subsided as the dinner progressed & we had to wait almost 20 minutes to get the check. Not due to the server being busy with other diners, but hanging out behind the bar & looking out the glass door into the mall. We dined on Charred Octopus (great taste,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 7, 2016

Had a wonderful experience...friendly staff, efficient service, very good food, diverse wine selection and warm environment.

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Thank larkin2016
Evanston, IL
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2016

TripAdvisor reviews for Tesori span a wide range from ecstatically positive to meh, so we didn't know what to expect on our first visit. Overall we were quite pleased and will return again. We went for dinner before attending a symphony performance, and the location couldn't be better. It is in the Symphony Center building, just steps away from the... More 

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Thank Steve D
Illinois
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212 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

For Chicago dining, this place isn't stellar, but given the convenient location for seeing a show, I might try it again. I'd say the dishes we tried were really hit or miss. For appetizers, we tried the arancini balls (kids liked them), prosciutto (that was a hit), and the cauliflower. The pickled (?) cauliflower was a huge miss. Very, very... More 

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Chicago, IL
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2016

When Tesori first opened a few years ago, we had some amazing dishes. I don't know if ownership, or the chef has changed since then, but our most recent visit was a disappointment. I believe the influx of CSO diners during the pre-concert hours affects the service and also how the dishes come out of the kitchen. We were left... More 

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1 Thank TheWindyCity
tesori65, Public Relations Manager at Tesori, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your valuable feedback. At tesori, we continue to work to develop our team around delivering the highest level guest experience possible; we hope you consider joining us again. If we can be of any further assistance, please feel free to call the restaurant at 312-786-9911 and ask for our general manager. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2016

Located in the Symphony Center complex, just off Michigan Avenue and within easy walking distance of the Art Institute, this unassuming restaurant is a real find. The cuisine is basically unpretentious Italian; there are several vegetarian options in addition to a wide variety of meat and seafood choices, pasta, pizza and excellent, inventive salads and side dishes. Special touches, like... More 

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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Good spot in this area of Michigan Ave. very friendly staff. Good draft beer selection. Pretty tasty food - had burrata and soup.

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Thank stepanek3872
Carmel, California
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393 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2016

We had a large group dinner, and everyone enjoyed the excellent food and service... wide wine list available, but we enjoyed the super tuscan at a very reasonable price. Varied menu, with good selection of sides/salads/etc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Television, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 E Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603-6102
    (Wabash Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Located directly below the Adams and Wabash el stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-786-9911
Description
rustic, Italian-inspired fare set in Chicago's Cultural Mile steps away from the Art Institute of Chicago in the Symphony Center.

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