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Topo Gigio Ristorante

1516 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1308
+1 312-266-9355
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1516 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1308
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Sat at bar with all of their regular locals The whitefish was amazing as well as the the bartenders and customers.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Stopped by on a busy Friday eve for dinner without reservations. We were greeted warmly and told that we could not be seated until 9pm. While waiting only a few minutes, the young lady approached us and said she could fit us in . We...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Came for late weekday dinner. The grilled calamari was perfect and the portobello and polenta excellent. Pastas were great they really load those clams onto the dish. Dessert special that night was a pistachio ricotta cake which was heavenly. It wasn’t too crowded when we...More

Thank Wrx8
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Looked for a place to eat before Second City. So glad we found this place. Classic Italian food and a wonderful atmosphere. The waiters were attentive and helpful. I had halibut which was better than I have ever had. My friend said her pasta was...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

I almost abandoned the idea to encounter a real Italian restaurant in the US, but then I went here! We had excellent fish and linguini with shrimp coupled with a just right light hearted Sangiovese. Nice Ambiente , they are also very patient with little...More

Thank Stefan L
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We had to plan a rehearsal dinner party in Chicago but live in L.A., the staff at Topo Gigios were so pleasant and helpful every step of the way. We had the event at a different location and everything was absolutely perfect when it arrived....More

Thank andcut90265
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I really don’t know where to start. Go before your reservation and hang out in the bar. AMAZING FOOD. Take your time and enjoy- if u think service is fast ask them to slow it down. Everyone is so attentive. Really really really enjoyed Topo...More

Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We had a large group come here for a fun dinner. The restaurant was crowded but it didn’t feel that way. The staff does a great job of taking care of everyone and making you feel like you’re the only people there. We ordered practically...More

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Brought a cousin with a friend here for pre-Second City dinner. Greatly enjoyed the decor, music, our wait staff, and dinner. Burrata was wonderful and we enjoyed all the Conchiglie Alla Sarda and Spaghetti with Meatballs

Thank medmom2002
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My family was in town and we wanted a place to go before the show at Second City. The food was delicious, the menu had plenty of variety and the service was great. Our one small complaint was the old fashion really wasn't an old...More

Thank Phillip S
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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
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Average prices
US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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