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Bruna's Ristorante

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2424 S Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL 60608-4902
+1 773-254-5550
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (15 reviews)
“baked clams” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (5 reviews)
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2424 S Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL 60608-4902
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Reviewed February 15, 2016

Recently returned to Bruna's after attending the Auto Show. I called early on the Saturday of Valentine's weekend and was able to get a table. If you're looking for upscale fine dining in a nicely appointed dining room - this is not the place to...More

Thank IllinoisFamilydude
Reviewed February 15, 2016

For me, Bruna's is the anchor of the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, and I make a point to visit at least once a year. Service is attentive but unpretentious, kind of like the overall atmosphere at Bruna's. The real star is the food that comes...More

Thank BadAngus
Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

We were guests celebrating a birthday at this restaurant during the Halloween. holiday. What s treat. Excellent Italian food accorded to us for differing palates by Hermel and Rafael. The chef Marcos gets great applause for his delivery of fine Italian cuisine. We cannot wait...More

Thank Raphael L
Reviewed July 30, 2015

2nd to Il Vicianato half a block away. When you walk in the door, it is like you step into a time warp to 1955. Owners are super nice and friendly. Food is out of this world. Very simple old school Italian. If you are...More

Thank James H
Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

We are staying nearby and wanted an old fashioned Italian restaurant. This is the place. Excellent Italian food. Very nice Italian wine and of course fantastic service. We were made very welcome. We spoke to the owner and locals from the neighborhood. Forget the fancy...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2015

Having grown up in a Chicago suburb, when I was asked to speak in Chicago and then asked to pick a restaurant, I wanted Italian. There are a couple over the top Italian Restaurants in Chicago that are incredibly expensive. I wanted my friends from...More

Thank cordpar
Reviewed April 23, 2015

I now live in Phoenix with every trip to Chicago including dining at Bruna's. This place is the real deal. My mouth is watering thinking about its great food! Gordon

Thank GordonPhoenixChicago
Reviewed March 20, 2015

With an old friend of ours in town last weekend, we ate at Bruna's for probably the first time in 20 years. It used to be a regular spot for us, but we have moved further afield and there are lots of other Italian places...More

Thank KingofThreePutts
Reviewed September 4, 2014

My husband and I visited Bruna's many years ago before we were married and it was one of the best Italian restaurants I have ever been to. Guess what? It still is. Nothing has changed in the 30 years since our last visit. Same decor,...More

Thank Michele S
Reviewed August 30, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant since 1988, my first year in Chicago, it only gets better. The food is fabulous, the service is excellent, and the owner, is almost always there to check on how things are going. I took clients there once,...More

Thank moranmi
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2424 S Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL 60608-4902
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Pilsen
  • Neighborhood: Pilsen
  • Phone Number: +1 773-254-5550
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