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2413 S Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL 60608-4901
+1 773-254-6555
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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2413 S Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL 60608-4901
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Reviewed May 25, 2015

The restaurant was small but nicely decorated with Italian touches. The only downside is that it was a little dark in there. The dark breadsticks in the breadbasket were to die for!! We both had the minestrone soup and it had a really tasty broth...More

Thank Mark N Rebecca R
Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Take the time to stop on Oakley St. For some incredible Italian food, undeniably the best is cooked at Bacchanalia. Stopped by with a friend for lunch, the chicken scallopini was out of this world as was the steak sandwich, the only thing better than...More

Thank John M
Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Take the time to go here and experience a real neighborhood experience! The food is authentic hand made ravioli. You won't regret going the extra to eat here! Call and make sure they take credit. I always bring cash here because that's all they took...More

Thank Dellcomm3
Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Outstanding food, great prices. Love this place. Lasagna is excellent and the cannoli was outstanding. Try this place!

Thank Mike M
Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food in an amazing old school Italian restaurant. The Chicago accents of the staff are to die for!!! You must go!

Thank Jon B
Reviewed January 8, 2015

AMAZING. I am half Italian, and this brought me back to my grandmother's cooking. We have been to all the 'best places for Italian' but this is by far the only place I will be visiting from here on out! Robert, our server was very...More

Thank nomis03
Reviewed December 12, 2014

Bacchanalia is located in the "Heart of Italy" district along South Oakley Blvd.: roughly at 24th St. It is a family-owned store-front Tuscan-style place with just the right mix of old and new decor. The wait-staff is pleasant and the wine list is a bit...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed October 26, 2014

Restaurant row street of Italian restaurants in Pilsen. Our table had stuffed shells, ravioli, chicken parm and fettuccine alfredo. All were raved about & we of course had to top it off with dessert. Service was great and it had the "old school" atmosphere.

Thank Kreigh V
Reviewed October 5, 2014

Bacchanalia Italian Restaurant is in the little italy neighborhood, so a little off the beaten tourist path. however the "el" train pink line stop at "western", put's you just a little under 1/2 mile from there, and well worth the small walk. they opened the...More

Thank SurpriseGary
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Our table had spinach gnocchi, gorgonzola gnocchi, chicken parmesean, whitefish and something with eggplant...all delicous! A couple of bottles of decent wine and several desserts...everything was excellent! The vodka red sauce is very good, and I was told that the marinara meat sauce was very...More

Thank sjmagee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2413 S Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL 60608-4901
    (W 24th Street)
  • Public Transportation: CTA bus service has a Western Avenue stop at 24th Street is one block from restaurant. Also a CTA Blue Island Avenue bus at Oakley is one and a half blocks away. The CTA Pink Line El-Train exits on Western and 21st Street about 7 blocks from restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Pilsen
  • Neighborhood: Pilsen
  • Phone Number: +1 773-254-6555
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