Rosebud on Rush
Unfortunately, reservation requests for the outdoor patio cannot be taken online.
Inside the restaurant there's a distinct and intense moldy smell, and the food was so salty that I'm still parched after 48 hours. We really only still go to Rosebud because of the nostalgia and the eggplant stack but after this last experience with this specific location, I'm super unlikely to revisit until they've at least dealt with that overwhelming damp smell inside.
Food and service was excellent. I have already recommended it to friends. Try the calamari!
Great service, amazing food, humongous portions.
We had a big crowd with some special needs and they were extremely accomodating!
Excellent in every respect!!
Excellent service and food. Servings are large, so sharing a salad or an entree makes sense. Pricing is on higher side.
Long story short, it is a tourist trap.
Great atmosphere and great service. Waiter advised us about larger portion sizes so we wouldn’t over order. Terrific experience and we can’t wait to go back!
I had the fish special, which was sea bass in lemon caper sauce on wilted spinach. My husband had the pasta special, seafood linguine. Both were excellent.
Spicy bloody Mary was great. We had an omelet and eggs benedict with potatoes both delicious.
Would be great if they offered Gluten free bread for breakfast. Just buy a loaf of GF bread and stick in freezer so people can enjoy GF eggs benedict, etc.
As always fantastic food, service and atmosphere. Such an amazing experience.
The food and service were fantastic. One of my favorite places to take my family!
It was very good & accommodating for a range of ages from 4-60 years old. We had a good time sitting outside & would recommend for food & ambiance. The service was a little slow, but, it was a lazy day, so we were ok.
Absolutely delicious! Every dish was fresh and wonderful.
Awesome experience! We were treated like royalty!
Wonderful place to dine at! We were surprised on on big the portions were also. You won’t leave hungry from here. Such a cute place. Would visit here again.
Would have given 5stars....but, when you ask a simple substitution and it becomes a big deal.My wife asked for a side of pasta instead of potato and it was treated a little too much like a big deal.(after all Italian restaurant).Food is great.
I'm not a connoisseur of Italian food, but I really enjoyed my meal at Rosebud. And the staff is wonderful, too.
The food was very good but the portions were enormous. I’d rather have 1/2 the amount for less and be able to finish ( and possibly have a side). The waiter was wonderful and suggested a reasonably priced wine that was delicious!
Unfortunate there was an incredibly loud, obnoxious young woman there who was oblivious to her rudeness and the wait staff was not in a position to tell her to tone it down.
The food was great and our server did excellent. My only complaint was the manager. My wife and I who are in our early 30s were ignored most of the night by the manager. The same manager came to several tables (some multiple times to the same table) around us asking how their food was and if there was anything he could do. It felt like we didn’t matter.
We love dining at this neighborhood gem. It’s a treat to have a delicious dinner on the patio on a summer night. All of the food is outstanding & our server, Zorana, took great care of us !!!
VERY loud upstairs, obviously the place for large groups to go. Recommend the patio or maybe downstairs is better for the noise. Service was good, portions large, food is what you expect.
We were seated promptly and greeted by our waiters moments afterwards. Service was excellent and the food was even better!
Dinner at the Roseburg on Rush was wonderful. The wait staff was very accommodating when we wanted to share some of the dishes and split them for us. We choose to sit upstairs and the area was most inviting. The food was so good and we will definitely go back. My one objection was the fact that the rest rooms were in the the lowest level of the restaurant.
At first the service was very slow. Then the bartender realized what was going on, and he took over as our server because the woman who initially was to be our server also had tables outside. Once he took over, things were much better. The food was delicious--worth the wait. However, when I wanted to purchase a gift certificate as we were leaving, the hostess said that that was not possible because only managers can handle gift card sales, and the managers were in a meeting. When I asked her to interrupt their meeting, she said that that was not possible, so I went elsewhere for a gift card.
I have eaten here a few times and it’s consistently very tasty and service is very good. Great wine selections and their sauces are very very good. Personally I tried the tortellini, calamari, and veal chop. The food came quickly- perfect temperature! I’ll be back when I want great food and wine - they have never disappointed me!!! I just need to leave room for dessert sometime!!! Lol
Great food, great wine, great service. I would definitely go back in the future.
We were in Chicago to celebrate our anniversary and went to Rosebud on Rush because it was close to our hotel and the menu looked good. I noted on the reservation that we were celebrating our anniversary and would like a quiet table; unfortunately that is not possible at this restaurant. We were originally seated next to a large table of very large, loud men. Their table was so close to ours that my husband could not get into his seat. I asked for another table near the wall and we were promptly reseated. Our waiter was great and took our order quickly, but the noise level was so loud that I had to yell for my husband to hear anything I was saying- definitely not the place for a romantic anniversary celebration. We asked the waiter to have our meal bagged up and we took it back to our hotel and ate it in our room. I cannot complain about the food or the service, but this was a very stressful dining experience. When I go out and pay top dollar for a meal it's as much for the ambience and total dining experience as for the food. Wish I had known more about the restaurant before booking and spending the money, but I guess you live and learn...
Lord, that was good, although portions are ridiculously large. Chianti, veal cutlets parm, Caesar salad, tiramisu, decaf, and port.
rosebud on rush seems to be their best restaurant. the patio was delightful. the best dressed mgr.
in the business...nice fella as well. my wife and daughter and i sat and had a bottle of wine and ordered the cauliflower spicy
excellent! antipasto plate was delicious. meatballs really good as well. our service was not rushed and very well done.
would go back and highly recommend.
Great tourist and local spot. Patio seating and people watching is great. We go there every time we go to Chicago.
Fun restaurant for very good Italian food on Rush Street. Staff is very accommodating and friendly. Do not expect a small bill, food and drink prices add up to a considerable hunk of change. Portions vary from large to enormous (chicken Parmesan, for example).
This is a very nice place and delicious food. Only disappointment was they only had a brunch menu for Saturday lunch. I usually think of that only on Sundays.
Very quaint. Sat in the cellar dining area. Was a bit Tight fit, but service and food quality were outstanding. Had the sea bass. Incredible texture. Perfectly cooked.
What a wonderful dinner !
Started off with drinks downstairs with Kevin and asked for a few recommendations . ( so glad we did )
He truly made the best dirty martini !
We were seated promptly, ( I suggest you make reservations).
Service was amazing (Juan), management stopped by to check on dinner a couple times .
Food was incredible !
The Eggplant stack is a Must to start off with !
I ordered Bolognese ( made with both ground beef & veal) omg one of the Best !
And my date had the Veal special !
Bravo on my first ( not last ) meal at Rosebud on Rush !
We loved our waiter. The food was fantastic and they took care of us in a timely manner. Not to mention they were so incredibly friendly would go back in a heartbeat.
Excellent meal and service! Thank you! 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍
Portion size is too large, causing a lot of wasted food. Consider sharing salads and entrees. Price, when so much can go to waste depleted the value proposition ... at least for us. Food was very delicious though!