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Leona's Restaurant

1236 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4008
+1 773-363-2600
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good21%
  • Average41%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible7%
1 week ago
“Good pasta”
3 weeks ago
“Food ok”
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American, Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1236 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and friendly place with good pasta dishes. Our waiter a young girl was really nice. In good walking distance from La Quinta Inn Lake Shore drive.

Thank Helga Ú
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a business meeting here and just ordered a salad it was ok, nothing to great, the service was good. I might go back if I did have a meeting in that area.

1  Thank hart277
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch after a visit to the Museum of Science & Industry. We had a salad and pizza. The Caesar Salad as more then big enough to split. The dressing was very good, and the hot roll was good. We...More

Thank CubFan1948
Reviewed 14 February 2017

At one point I really enjoyed this place. I don't know what happened the quality and portions has went down tremendously. I ordered the ribs and fish huge mistake, the fish was terrible and the ribs were something I could have did without. Overall I...More

Thank Raquel M
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Ordered food through Grubhub for delivery during one of the coldest nights of the year (so far), and the experience could've been a million times better. Granted, I had no problem with the placing of the order, it was the delivery and the presentation that...More

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stayed three nights in Chicago in an awesome apartment. There were several flyers in the apartment from nearby restaurants that delivered and we decided to give Leona´s a try. We ordered food for five people. The delivery time took what they told us, so...More

Thank NLM72
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went for lunch at Leona's Restaurant in Hyde Park today after visiting the Museum of Science & Industry. We often have lunch there when we go to the museum, and have had very good food. That's why we kept going back. Today, however, I...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were a large group, around 30 or so spread over several tables. I felt that the service should have been better. Once we got our food, the waiter never came back to check if everything was OK. In fact, we didn't get asked about...More

Thank Gregory W
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The food was good. I ordered the catfish and fettuccine Alfredo past that was tasty. Our waitress was not attentive at all. She forgot to give us the bread and we had to look for her when we needed things.

Thank whitetn
Reviewed 13 January 2016

As a kid, my mom brought us here all the time and I remember combing through the menu, laughing at the pictures, reading the descriptions, and having to spend a good amount of time picking what I wanted to eat. Now, there's only a handful...More

Thank Marshall A
Hyde Park
If you want to get a feel for quintessential South
Side Chicago, you have to make a stop in Hyde Park,
one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. This
historic area is home to two of the city’s most
prominent cultural institutions, the Museum of Science
and Industry and the University of Chicago. A stroll
here will bring you past vintage and grand hotels
converted into luxury apartment buildings; peaceful
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery
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Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1236 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615-4008
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Hyde Park
  • Neighbourhood: Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-363-2600
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