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Anteprima

#709 of 7,598 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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5316 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2114 (Summerdale & Berwyn)
+1 773-506-9990
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Chicago
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great vibe from the moment you enter. Unpretentious, homey, welcoming atmosphere. Wonderful menu - so hard to choose! We had: Beets app Lamb meatball app Pumpkin ravioli course to share She - trout w/couscous Me - lamb shank w/roasted veggies We - fantastic bottle of wine from the varied wine list Very subtle but appreciable flavors. Neither slight nor overhanded... More 

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Oahu, Hawaii
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178 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Food - All dishes were very tasty. Grilled Octopus and the Zucchini Parmesan were really good starters. The bread basket was filled with assortment of choices. Main pasta dishes we had were the Shrimp Risotto, Fusili with Anchovies, and the pappardelle. Other entrees, included Salmon and the Veal. Of all dishes, the Veal was least favorite, very tough and chewy.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Let's start with the pluses: great cocktails and wine list; reasonable prices; warm greeting and friendly waiter; pleasant outdoor patio. The downside was really the food. The worst of the four main courses was the cod special. Tiny, thin pieces of fish were practically invisible under a cover of mushrooms. The entire concoction was drowning in a bath of oregano... More 

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Waterloo, Iowa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We visit Chicago several times a year and since first eating here we go back every time we're in Chicago. Most authentic Italian food, excellent service, great wine list. Very nice outside eating area. We will keep on going.

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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

The bread basket had 2 kinds of bread and some breadsticks. I usually hate breadsticks, but these were actually good (very thin, and a bit salty). We shared the green bean panzanella salad (a special), which was just okay (and a very small portion). I had the skate wing picatta (a large portion), which was very good. It was served... More 

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Chicago
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230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Lovely garden in back, if you can get it. Pastas were delicious - orechiette with lamb sausage, fusilli with eggplant, tomato, olives, ricotta. We got the assortment of appetizers, and it was definitely underwhelming. Wine list is extensive. Recommend it as a fun spot in the neighborhood.

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Eugene, Oregon
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

So you really want to see 16 Candles play on the Midsommarfest stage but their show doesn't start until 8, and you're going to need to keep up your strength. Solution: a simple Italian meal of small plates. Maybe you'll select the delectable octopus or maybe your tastes run toward the more traditional. You'll get a mix of breads and... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

We wanted a cozy family dinner and were not disappointed!! Reservations are suggested, although they will try and accommodate you. The service was friendly and efficient, the restaurant is welcoming and warmly decorated. The food was excellent! Standouts were the grilled octopus (the best I've ever had!!) and the rabbit. Would come back here in a heartbeat!!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

I had no plans to eat, I was not even hungry. However, it started raining heavily, just when I was in front of anteprima. All seats were taken, just the bar was available. I am glad I took that spot. Waiters were very helpful (I think they really helped me picking the best dishes). I went for the octopus starter... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

We went here for our annual year end dinner. My boss loves this restaurant, but I think it leaves a lot to be desired. The waiter was snobbish and the food was just ok. For being a pasta place, the portions are a little small (I don't think I have ever eaten a pasta dinner and left still feeling hungry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5316 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2114
    (Summerdale & Berwyn)
  • Public Transportation: 22 Clark bus at Berwyn Ave or Red line at Berwyn, a ten minute walk west.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-506-9990

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