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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%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (52 reviews)
“garganelli” (4 reviews)
“tiramisu” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1516 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1308
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Topo Gigio was recommended by the Hotel Lincoln staff. Since it is within walking distance we decided to give it a try and it was a great choice! The seasonal butternut squash ravioli was amazing and my my daughter's pasra was delicious as well. Recommend...More

Thank K9247LPjenniferf
Reviewed 4 days ago

The six people of our party had a great post marathon celebration dinner here. The restaurant was packed to capacity with an exuberant enthusiastic crowd appreciative of fine dining in a casual traditional atmosphere. Our waiter was prompt, attentive and had a phenomenal memory taking...More

Thank Carole O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here expecting good things; clams, chill on the patio and have some wine and Good Friday afternoon. Took our 10 pound pup because EVERY OTHER place around here allows dogs. Got there aaaaand No clams, no dogs allowed and hardly any service. Never again!...More

Thank buyjohn1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were out for the recent Chicago 40th Marathon to watch our daughter run and they took us to Topo Gigio. We are so glad they did. The food and service was amazing as was the ambiance. We all had something different and had a...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was finishing my Italian beef sandwich after ordering takeout from the new Pop's Italian Beef & Sausage restaurant on West North Avenue when I received via IPhone a photograph of my wife and two friends sharing a delicious looking spumoni ice cream dessert at...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful outdoor seating area. Amazing starters as options. Salads were overdressed to the point they should be soups. Service staff is overwhelmed. Others in the restaurant were actually hollering for service.

Thank Anventure
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great atmosphere and service was spot on. Bus boys need to relax a little, always trying to grab your plate before finishing but I guess it’s better then them not clearing. We ordered the baked clams as appetizer, they were good...More

Thank Bren291357
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After having been invited and attending a high end cocktail party nearby, we decided to fall in. Obviously from the pictures attached, you too can see that the food was both delectable and enjoyable. The whitefish with capers is to die for just as an...More

Thank Raphael L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is in the North side of town which I have never visited. It was a pleasant surprise to find Topo Gigio in such a cute neighborhood. The food was very good. I ordered the chicken parm, my husband got a grilled fish w/...More

Thank AnnaLisa N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding service, fabulous cuisine, mid-range wine list, and still cannot say enough about the Outstanding, Old School Service...... A place of style and elegance that one just does not find that often anymore.... Nice to see the staff and clientele in jackets and ties.... We...More

Thank MDFS333
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12 July 2016|
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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
7 December 2015|
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Response from Jack F | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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