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Gio's Cafe & Deli

Southwest Side
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2724 S Lowe Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2533
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Willowbrook, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Little neighborhood gem that is our comfortable go to place with friends, BYOB so we always bring our favorite beverage and wine which really makes this an even greater value. Friends always enjoy Gio's and end up coming back on their own.

Thank jedrht
Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I am a former Bridgeport resident. The owner, Ignazio is like my family. The food is out of this world. Most noteworthy is that when guests come in they are welcomed warmly by Ignazio in a home like café. Once guests sit down it is very difficult to leave.

Thank Faustina B
Chicago, Illinois
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207 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The food is outstanding - everything hot and cold is delicious. Real friendly place which is very welcoming. The bread is awesome !!

Thank AnAislingSkye
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Gio's is one of my favorite restaurants in Chicago. My favorite meals are the chicken Marsala, rigatoni vodka and sausage and peppers but you can't go wrong with anything that is served here.

Thank Rachel R
Orland Park, Illinois
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Sometimes it is nice to eat simple unpretentious food. When you want homestyle Italian dishes, drop into Gio's in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood. Ask for Joanne to be your server, then eat whatever she tells you to.

Thank OPDonnyG
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Great Food...Hidden neighborhood restuarant....Best kept secret in Bridgeport.. BYB.. Always fresh...Try the covetelli...

Thank roseb69
Champaign, Illinois
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Small restaurant dining in a corner grocery. The Antipasti and Pasta are Great! Bring your own bottle.

Thank MaryFHodson
Chicago, United States
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Gio's is located in the middle of a typical Chicago neighborhood. An old fashioned cafe, deli, grocery store with seating for about 30-40 people in the middle of the store. It's a BYOB which makes it affordable. They have a courteous staff and the owners are always on site to make sure your experience is delightful.

Thank Edwin S
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Outstanding food every time. The Arancini is a must for an appetizer. Reminded me that tourists miss this authentic Italian surprise.

Thank TravellingDad99
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

We know Italian food and this was DELICIOUS. Highly recommend for a great meal! We had chicken Parmesean and it was to die for as well as the cheese raviloi. Kiddo had spaghetti and meatballs and we all tried the meatballs and they were great! This seems like one of those places that no matter what you order it's gonna... More 

Thank CourtneyAnnefromOK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $17
Italian, Cafe, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2724 S Lowe Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-2533
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Southwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Southwest Side
  • Phone Number: 312-225-6368

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?