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Review of Caffe Baci

Caffe Baci
Ranked #3,421 of 9,520 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Cafe, Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout
Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
Roselle, Illinois
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Perfect location as it was right down the street from our hotel, the congress. They had a great variety of subs all made fresh as well as other Italian sandwiches. The pizza by the slice was amazing too! Big and yummy! Free refills on pop and nice atmosphere. Only con was that the lemon Italian ice was not the best, could have had a lot more flavor. Overall very good place to eat

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Rachael A
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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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84 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2013

A must try spot for breakfast and lunch in the heart of the loop and financial district. Fresh cooked everything! Mostly Italian fare, everything from paninis to pasta is delicious. The way it made is very homely and fresh, I doubt anything sees the fridge at the end of the day. I have eaten here during my time in Chicago. It is closed to my hotel. Excellent coffee and breakfast.

You can expect to pay slightly more than fast food, and the tables get crowded, you might even sit with strangers at their big table, but something about that style of dining in the loop has some appeal. For the after work study spot, they have these couches, and big chairs to kick back in with your laptop if you like. Stop by Baci, you will thank me later.

Visited June 2013
Thank soche
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London, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
“Good quick lunch spot”
Reviewed May 29, 2013

An easy to find place on Michigan Avenue, just north (right, as you come out of the door) of the Chicago Art Institute. Paninis, soup and pizza abounds. All good Italian fare. Nothing meteoric, but a nice place for a quick lunch before hitting the rest of the town.

Visited May 2013
Thank LSO1973
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Stephens City, Virginia
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great breakfast, cooked to order!”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Visiting Chicago for only the weekend, my husand and I wanted to try something different. All we saw were Starbucks and Panera Breads (which is fine but we can get that in Virginia) and then we found Caffe Baci and decided to give it a try! My husband got the cheese omelet, loved it, and I got the Baci Bowl, which was awesome as well!
All of the food is cooked in front of you and instead of feeling like we were in a diner, we felt that it was more of a unique experience. We did not try any meal other than breakfast but we will definitely try Caffe Baci for lunch or dinner the next time we are in Chicago!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank foobear4
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Buffalo, New York
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great breakfast!”
Reviewed February 19, 2012

This is a no nonsense, cafeteria style, made to order establishment. We ate breakfast there twice while in Chicago for the weekend. A wide variety of typical breakfast fare. The staff is very friendly and preparation is quick! I highly recommend stopping in to charge up before a long day of shopping .

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Thank kjcavalieri
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