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Coco Pazzo Cafe

#283 of 7,599 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Magnificent Mile
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636 N Saint Clair St, Chicago, IL 60611-3212 (Ontario)
+1 312-664-2777
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Springfield, Illinois
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813 reviews
522 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This very nice restaurant .has been at this location for many years and may be moving due to loosing their lease.. Great service and location. We love their Linguini Vongole (baby clams) on a wine wine sauce, the best one in the city. Will miss the Modigialis on the walls too.

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Thank Clevlander
st louis,mo
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167 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here over the years and have always had a great meal. The ambience with the Modigliani wall coverings are predictably a great experience. Reasonably priced Italian restaurant lost their lease and will be moving Great meal and service. My only complaint is a $30 corkage fee which is way high for Chicago

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Fargo, North Dakota
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had lunch with my colleague at the cozy and intimate Coco Pazzo Cafe. I liked the atmosphere, from one side is casual, from another side is charming. The tables are very close to each other, which is not good, but the overall environment is nice. The restaurant have murals around which give a better sense of a cozy atmosphere.... More 

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slc
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a late lunch and the food was absolutely delicious! The special for the day was pappardelle with a meat sauce that was rich and very flavorful. Panini sandwich was excellent and served with freshly made crispy chips. The only minor disappointment was the brushetta - bread was soggy and the tomato topping uninspiring.

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Thank fclg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took the advice of the desk clerk at my hotel and walked here for dinner. I'm so glad that I did! The menu looked good, but the specials were unique and tasty. I was too full to try a dessert, but the selections were tempting. Can't wait to come back sometime!

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Thank Richard M
stuart, fl
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We dined the other evening at the charming, cozy, intimate Coco Pazzo Cafe. The atmosphere, though casual, is quant and charming. Though table are relatively close, we felt we had an intimate dinner at a table along the back wall, - murals around the restaurant help to promote a cozy, atmosphere. We started with the Polpo, the most tender Grilled... More 

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Thank lionessStuart_Fl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with my wife. Started with the roasted beet salad. No roasted beets - just pickled beets at the bottom of the plate. Wife's Caesar salad was good. Had the pappardel pasta with wild boar ragu. Pasta was overcooked and mushy and the ragu was very thin and watery. Waiter never came by after taking order and servers... More 

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Thank Leonard H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

In town for conference and this was near by. Looked like a nice place and we were right! Great meal, attentive service.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Coco Pazzo Cafe was always one of my favorite neighborhood dining spots when I lived in Chicago. I was back in town this past week for a conference and it still lives up to the memory. Great food, charming atmosphere and efficient service.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Rarely miss visiting this wonderful small restaurant on trips to Chicago. Great vegetarian options and service. Just off Michigan avenue.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 636 N Saint Clair St, Chicago, IL 60611-3212
    (Ontario)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-664-2777

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.
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