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Spiaggia

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980 N Michigan Ave, Level 2, Chicago, IL 60611-4501 (Oak)
+1 312-280-2750
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spaiggia offers elegant decor and a beautiful view of Michigan Ave., but that's where the accolades stop. The portions were tiny and mediocre in taste. The appetizer both my husband and I chose was nothing more than a handful of greens over some sort of squash and was ridiculously priced at $18.00. My bass entree (shoved into the corner of... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On 06/25/2016 my family and I went to Spiaggia restaurant at 980 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, to celebrate my birthday! I picked this restaurants because in 2009 my party and I had a wonderful New Years dinner and we had a wonderful experience. On this occasion, we traveled all the way from Nebraska to spend a few days... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I weren't feeling that hungry when we visited so decided to opt for a few dishes from the bar menu. We ordered a glass of rosé each and vongole to start followed by a panna cotta with crispy parsnips for dessert - all were lovely. The barman - who also acted as our waiter - was very... More 

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends and I took my daughter here for her birthday. She loves food and wine, and when we travel we like to try Michelin restaurants as well as well-reviewed local restaurants in an attempt to get a "feel" for the dining options in the city. Several reasons why we felt this restaurant fell short of it's reputation, and not all... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fine dining Italian place with a beautiful view of the Lake and Michigan avenue. The gnocchi are excellent and the best I have had anywhere. The service is absolutely great. Very luxurious surroundings and great location.

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Dallas, Texas
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We planned dinner here for view of lake and reputation but forgot it would be dark due to seating clock back for daylight savings. Nevertheless the wait service was exceptional including sommelier. They guided us through the menu and wine list for a perfect dinner and an introduction to white truffles. Definitely worth a visit if in Chicago but is... More 

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Belle Mare
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant full of light during a day. The staff very professional, great bar to sit when waiting for a dinner table. Food was great and there is nothing negative to mention!

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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing food, amazing service and a buzzing atmosphere. I was here a few days after Michelin awarded 2016 stars...this place is superior to other 1 Star restaurants I have been in. I asked for a special table to celebrate with my other half, they gave us thebest table in the house despite us never having dined there before.

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The overall experience at Spiaggia was a disaster. It truly was horrible. I wouldn't be saying it was horrible if the food they served was served at a diner, but this michelin star restaurant was well below expectations. In fact, it kind of made us lose faith in the Michelin Star guide system. For the first course, I ordered their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A truly wonderful experience from the moment you are greeted by the hostess. We dined on a Friday evening and while it was quite busy, the restaurant still allowed for discussion. First we we seated at a table overlooking Lake Shore drive. Our waiter then allowed us time to look at the drink menu and take in the atmosphere. Dinner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $80
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 980 N Michigan Ave, Level 2, Chicago, IL 60611-4501
    (Oak)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighborhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-280-2750
Description
Spiaggia sets the standard for creative Italian cuisine, earning four-star reviews, international praise and numerous awards, including a 2014 nomination for Outstanding Restaurant from the James Beard Foundation. A favorite among critics and patrons alike, the timeless Michelin-star Spiaggia features panoramic views of Lake Michigan and Chicago's iconic Michigan Avenue. Helmed by James Beard Award winner Chef/Partner Tony Mantuano, the restaurant offers guests an unrivaled experience with seven and fourteen course tasting menus that honor the heritage of Italian cuisine. An a la carte menu is also available. Spiaggia's award-winning wine list led by Sommelier and Beverage Director Rachael Lowe, impeccable service, spectacular view, and sophisticated, contemporary setting contribute to Spiaggia's universal regard as a premier, authentic Italian dining destination. Each visit to Spiaggia is an occasion, marking a milestone or simply celebrating the everyday. We invite guests to enjoy cocktails and stuzzi before or after dinner in the Spiaggia lounge.

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Magnificent Mile
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