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Monastero's Ristorante

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3935 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60659-1093 (Pulaski/Crawford)
+1 773-588-2515
10:30 - 14:00
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great Italian food. Minestrone is excellent. Great for corporate events. Staff is warm and professional.

Thank Ann H
Des Plaines, Illinois
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I came here for a party and Maria the owner was the best. It was so nice tp talk to her. Very generous lay. Awesome food. Great place for dinner and lunch. Family friendly.

Thank annaf1879
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Let me preface this by saying up until this weekend, I had been a customer of Monastero's for more than 30 years, but the way Monastero's treated me this weekend, I will never return nor will I ever recommend this place to anyone. I was there with my family for dinner this past weekend. We ordered a bottle of wine... More 

Thank SBakall
Glenview, Illinois
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141 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

We had never dined at Monastero's, but ate there last evening because the restaurant was supporting a special cause with a generous donation of 20% of each diner's total bill. Wow! In addition, this is a great place to eat! Everyone at our table selected something different from the menu: Chicken Parmigiana, Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken, Stuffed Peppers, Spinach &... More 

Thank pvrlover
Chicago, Illinois
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212 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

A new spot for me, but they were supporting a charity with a % of the bill on a given night recently and I wanted to support the cause, and needed to eat anyway. It's old world decor set me in the right mood immediately, pleasant bar surroundings (since I was alone, I sat and the bar tender was efficient... More 

Thank dixonconsultinginc
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218 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Went with my husband, first impression it was the decor was dated and very quiet, which is what I want when we have just two of us dinning, then we check the wine list, not large but with good choices, we ordered the mini arroncinnis (not so mini) it was DELICIOUS, just perfect amount of rice and fillings, not grease,... More 

Thank Ciganinha
Evanston, Illinois
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Is there another big city restaurant still selling a big glass of wine for $7.50 and veal for $23.50, and providing live entertainment, as well? Since we are routinely ripped-off by restaurants charging $10 or $12 for a glass of inexpensive wine, this restaurant is a true stand-out.

1 Thank Ronald T
Glenview, Illinois
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125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

We always seem to have birthday or anniversary dinners here. Very good Italian food with a nice selection of wines. They have a nice variety of desserts. Service is very attentive. Always seem to have piano music when we are there on Sundays.

1 Thank Dennis S
Skokie, Illinois
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160 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

It had been a long time since we had been to Monastero's. Luckily our friends wanted to go there so we were reintroduced to this wonderful restaurant. We were there for lunch. The menu had been reduced but the selections were still varied and plentiful. Our table had two different fish selections, one pizza, and the lentil soup. It was... More 

Thank Steve K
Niles, Illinois, USA
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

For very good Italian food in a comfortable setting , come here to Monastero's on the far N. side of Chicago. Nothing fancy in a homey atmospehere waith an attentive wait staff - Walter and Martin - witht great tasty foods and reasonable pricing ! Just a word of warning ; don't fill up the warm sweet homemade bread unless... More 

Thank kwanfco55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
10:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3935 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL 60659-1093
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-588-2515

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