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La Cantina Italian Chophouse

) #925 of 7,908 Restaurants in Chicago ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Gluten Free Options
71 W Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603
+1 312-332-7005
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“lasagna” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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71 W Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on a weekend evening before Hamilton. It wasn't too busy when we arrived, except for the bar area, which was packed. It is fairly noisy, but we were able to carry a conversation without much trouble. Overall the service was great. Very...More

Thank jayceemi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at 5:30 for 7:30 PM show at the Private Bank Theatre (Hamilton). You can valet there for $12+tip and get the car after your show. Great deal IMO. This restaurant is in the basement of the the italian village. So cute and quaint. I...More

1  Thank Michele1922
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here before seeing Hamilton across the street and it was perfect. I had a delicious glass of sangria and my husband enjoyed his "Hamilton" sazerac. The burrata cheese appetizer is delicious - highly recommended. Between that and the green salad (with fantastic house...More

1  Thank Kelli A
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I almost gave 4 and not 5 stars because of the noise level. I could only speak to the people directly next to me or across from me. There are private side rooms that would be great for smaller groups (6-8 probably). However the food...More

1  Thank 150hotelnightsayear
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We went here before going to see Hamilton. They were very friendly and our server was just lovely. Our food was plentiful and delicious. I recommend it.

1  Thank Marnie J
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been in 10 years but it has only gotten better. Took 4 teens for my daughters -16th birthday, we had our own private booth back in a corner. Service was wonderful, food delicious. It's been redecorated since my last visit and love the feel...More

1  Thank DRL615
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Great food, atmosphere and location for seeing show. Entrees were yummy and large portions, housemade cheesecake was delicious too. Would recommend the lasagna and chicken Marsala too. Service was top notch as well.

1  Thank Missy L
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The food, the wine and the service were all wonderful! Met friends I hadn't seen in years and we had a great meal.

1  Thank rhopper276
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious. I had chicken Marsala and it was prepared perfectly. My husband also enjoyed the white fish. Great location for dinner before theater at Private Bank. Only a block away. The waitress even asked if we were going to the theatre so she...More

Thank D W
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We arrived at 5:30 in order to make our 7:30 Hamilton show. Our waiter inquired if we were going to see a show, so that was nice. I honestly thought the waitstaff forgot about us because it took them so incredibly long to take our...More

Thank RunningEsme
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 W Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603
    (Clark and Dearborn)
  • Public Transportation: Blue line and red line trains. Clark bus #22
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-332-7005
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