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Caro Mio

1827 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5203
+1 773-275-5000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (5 reviews)
“arrabiatta” (2 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (2 reviews)
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1827 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5203
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Cozy little place on Wilson, with friendly hosts. Went with friends who were regulars...lots of vegetarian choices on the menu for them. We shared the zuppa di pesce, the veal arrabiatta, and the salmon portofino (balsamic, honey, pine nuts, green onions). All were large portions...More

Thank smdds
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Caro Mio is definitely off the beaten path in the Ravenswood neighborhood, but it is worth the journey. The restaurant that spans three converted storefronts is nicely decorated in a simple Italian motif. The wait staff was excellent and our orders came up with a...More

1  Thank DP49
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is an excellent neighborhood restaurant in the Ravenswood section of Chicago. The menu is extensive, and the food is excellent. It is near public transportation.

Thank Ronald T
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went here with my daughter and her husband. It's byob and had been recommended by a co-worker. My daughter had one of the specials, a pesto and asiago cheese stuffed gnocchi with a creamy tomato sauce. I had a taste and if I had tried...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We went to Cara Mia last night for dinner with another couple. I found it to neither be the horrible meal that some trip advisor reviews said or the great little Italian restaurant gem that others said. They were very busy but honored our reservation...More

Thank tennisdir
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you have never been to Italy maybe you could think this is italian food!!!! But it is not, at all!!! Terrible recipes, too many ingredients, too much salt. Local definitely unattractive. Never again!

Thank intdes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

On my last visit I think it really was my last visit. The food is very salty.... overly...the Appetizer.was.forgotten (again). It's not inexpensive. Over the years its gotten a little worse each year. The bread is.from a precut store loaf. The BYOB is the saving.grace...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Been here twice. Too bad the first time was for my birthday dinner. I think my meal had a months worth of salt content. BOTH of our dishes. We were going to send them back but the issue was the red sauce- which restaurants make...More

Thank Lindsay E
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

This place has very good food and lots of it. Don't get in a big hurry because made-from-scratch takes time. It's BYOB and quaint with tablecloths and flowers. This means your food will be around $20-22 per plate. My husband got the chicken picatta, I...More

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This is a BYOB As in booze OR butter! They refuse to serve you butter with their good bread? This is a return visit as my Chicago kids love this place. Probably because they deliver huge entrees that are boxed for lunch the next day....More

Thank phxaz54
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
15:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1827 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5203
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-275-5000
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