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Osteria Via Stato

#70 of 7,469 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Near North Side
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620 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3853 (Ontario)
312-642-8450
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tarrytown, New York
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88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I came in late. Was informed that they only serve until 11:30 pm in the bar. No problem. I was seated at a table and after 15 minutes had to find the hostess to find my waiter. He apologized and sorta rushed me through my order. The personal sized pizza was passable. I felt very unwelcome. Food not good enough... More 

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Thank travelbug6269
Fort Myers, Florida
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice ambiance, excellent service. The restaurant is quiet large with several sections that are sectioned off so it feels more intimate. The menu had a good offering of variety. Everyone enjoyed their dishes. Filet, salmon pasta. Personally, my linguine w lobster and shrimp was not good. it was not linguine but rather spaghetti which the server did not denote... More 

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Thank Peony68
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Granita's in the summer are simply amazing. Their strawberry Granita is the best anywhere. If Osteria's short rib Risotto is on the menu give it a try, and you will not be disappointed. Dining outdoors is nice, and their service indoors is excellent as well. One of my go-to places in Chicago for a nice dining experience.

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Thank missouriplowboy
SocialBD, Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We all take great pride in hearing these compliments. Have to agree the strawberry granita is amazing. More 

Detroit, Michigan, USA
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98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate hear for a wedding rehearsal dinner. The food and service were impeccable. Homemade veal meatballs, salmon and chicken were absolutely tasty. Food came out in courses so there was plenty of time to talk and move around a bit in between. Highly recommend and would definitely come back with friends and family to eat again.

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Thank limemeat
SocialBD, Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Great feedback! Thank you. Making those special events work seamless and also have the food perfect is our specialty. More 

Akron, Ohio
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our larger group ordered the Italian family dinner, which included numerous courses brought to the table family style. Everything was fantastic. I would go back again.

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Thank smudpu
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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251 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thin crust pepperoni and the thin crust sausage were great pizza's! Quesadilla was an excellent portion with great flavor. Eat in and take out service was excellent. Really like the food and the service

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Thank Kwajkid007
SocialBD, General Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you for the great food comments! We love our pizza as well. I will let our kitchen staff know that they were appreciated. Thank you. More 

Maple Plain, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time at Osteria Via Stato was an average experience in regard to selection, service and prices. I ordered the $43.00 Ribeye steak, Medium rare, and it came out medium well. The server quickly ordered another steak but when it finally arrived my wife and son had finished their meals. I was a bit surprised that no manager visited... More 

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Thank TommyBoy1378
SocialBD, Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

I am extremely sorry for your first time experience with us. There is no excuse at all. I deeply apologize. I would like to get some information from you to send you out gift certificates for a return visit. Please email SocialBD@leye.com with a mailing address and I will be happy to get them right out to you. Thank you... More 

Coral Springs, Florida
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Osteria is part of the Embassy Suites at downtown. We got there late, so they were closing but still serving pizza and salads, The pizza is the style I like the most, i.e. the super thin crust. It was very yummy. :-)

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Thank Fernando G
Helsinki, Finland
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a pizza place where they serve thin crust pizzas as we don't like the other variety. Luckily we found this place. The pizzas were excellent and the ambiance was nice. The waiters were very attentive. We sat outside where we enjoyed watching the locals and tourists passing by.

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Thank spaceteddy
SocialBD, Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback. We are all so happy we did our job and satisfied your pizza search. We look forward on having you back. More 

South Bend, IN
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in after a Cubs game. We did not have a reservation, but we were able to secure a table in the dining room. We ordered cocktails and choices from the family style menu. All came quickly and were excellent. The problem ensued that there were two private parties testing the kitchen and waitstaff, but our... More 

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SocialBD, Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great feedback. We love making people happy. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3853
    (Ontario)
  • Public Transportation: CTA bus stop at Ontario & State, Grand - Red Line, River North
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 312-642-8450
Description
(OH-STEH-REE-YAH) A casual Italian tavern where people gather to enjoy antipasti with wine, a plate of pasta or an Italian feast, all served with the warmth and hospitality of family. Osteria Via Stato, a Lettuce Entertain You restaurant follows this definition and the Italian tradition of seasonally prepared dishes featuring local ingredients and artisanal producers paired with an all Italian wine list. Osteria Via Stato opens daily at five.
Pizzeria Via Stato located adjacent to Osteria Via Stato is a cozy, Roman-style pizzeria that continues to highlight Executive Chef Digregorio’s passion for market-fresh ingredients. The tavern pizzas have crispy, thin crust with both artisanal and classic toppings. The tavern also features 300 Italian wines, local bottles and draft beers as well as an extensive selection of small plates. Pizzeria Via Stato offers both lunch and dinner

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