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Topo Gigio Ristorante

1516 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1308
+1 312-266-9355
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“garganelli” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1516 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A most satisfying experience. Delicious food, great atmosphere, good service... the total package. Started with grilled Calamari for an appetizer. This had a very nice sauce and you drizzle some Lemon on top and it was exquisite! The bread they brought out even before the...More

Thank kumarcheryl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family went to see Second City's Holidazed and Confused Revue at the Up Comedy Club and we ate at this restaurant after the show. The food was good and everyone enjoyed their meal.

Thank cwillini
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Went here on the recommendation of Drew and Michael at the Hotel Lincoln. Lovely restaurant, who managed to fit us in even though on our first time it was quite late, and the place was very busy. The food did not dissapoint and we enjoyed...More

Thank flattopsteve
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were out celebrating our son's birthday. He picked the place. I was wondering if it was named after the mouse on Ed Sullivan's and it was. My wife said that was the best Calamari she has ever had. I liked it a lot as...More

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I've been to this restaurant at least 100 times. The food is excellent. Some of my favorites are the linguini and clam sauce, the pasta made with arugula,the veal Milanese (which they will make specially for you) and I contend that their whitefish plate is...More

Thank garyhow60614
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Don't try and buy a gift certificate from here, the person who deals with that is both inefficient and unpleasant. I think I will just spend my money elsewhere from now on. There are a lot of choices in the city of Chicago, this is...More

Thank Charene L
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We never miss an opportunity to visit this traditional Italian restaurant. Everything is fresh, made to order and very nice sized portions. Love the atmosphere so much and they do a wonderful bit of holiday decorating so everyone feels festive. The bars (indoor and outdoor-yes...More

Thank CiteeGirl
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Happened on Topo Gigio after a show and looking for a late dinner. We arrived just before the kitchen was about to close. The staff was very inviting and accommodating to us. I had the white fish which was Superb my wife chose the eggplant...More

Thank clucco
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We took our family here for a fantastic meal. Everything is good, start with the garlic bread and it gets better with every order. We wrapped up a lot of food for the next day. It was just as delicious.

1  Thank William C
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We had a group of seven before going to Second City on a Saturday night. The restaurant was packed with an energetic and friendly atmosphere. All of the pasta dishes were delicious, fresh and huge portions. Very old style homemade Italian food. The fusilli alla...More

Thank Denise T
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Response from Jane T | Reviewed this property |
I'd say smart casual but, it's so friendly and relaxed, you could wear anything. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1516 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1308
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-266-9355
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