Viaggio Ristorante and Lounge

4.8
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1804 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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An authentic Italian dining experience in the heart of Chicago's lively West Loop neighborhood

We offer an elegant and charming dining experience that keeps guests coming back again and again. Our large menu of regional Italian pastas, meats and fishes is rounded out by a selection of salads, soups, and decadent desserts. Popular staples like Rigatoni with Braised Pork Gravy and Eggplant Parmesan are served alongside Executive Chef Nicolas Biscaglio’s signature interpretations of classic Italian dishes. We use only the highest quality ingredients to ensure a deliciously memorable experience!

As a hospitality-driven establishment, it’s our goal to make every guest that walks through the door feel like family. At Viaggio, we invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy!
What 1804 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.8
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.5
Value
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CG
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food at Viaggio is always amazing! It is my go-to place whenever I want an excellent Italian meal.

BR
Milwaukee
3 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

If you love Authentic Italian...this is the place to go

OT
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had such a great experience! Food and drinks were delicious and Nenad took such great care of us. We will definitely be back!

r
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This is our 2and time visit and we brought friends with us. Had a great time. A little disappointed made reservations indicating celebrating a 2 birthdays. It was overlooked. Our waiter was great Nanino aka Joe was awesome. Only feedback is seating is extremely tight. I could hear conversations next to me and noise level is pretty high. Overall enjoyed the food and service will be back.

CC
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We absolutely love viaggio! Best Italian American restaurant in the city!

E
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Perfect before Hawks but loud, still going back.

JF
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Always a great meal. They have classic Italian dishes, and ones that are creative interpretations. For example, they have a burrata with pesto bruschetta. Just a bit different than regular mozzarella bruschetta. Their vodka sauce and sun dried tomato sauce also have just the right blend of sweetness.

OT
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My new favorite Italian restaurant!

OT
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always excellent!

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service.

r
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A true Chicago Italian restaurant experience. It’s not just about the food, but also the people here. I feel like I’m visiting family every time I step in. I wish I lived closer because I’d be here at least once a week..

PK
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everyone was perfect. I can’t wait to go back. Loved it

B
Chicago
52 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Nice family place.
My only complaint was we felt a little rushed. I think they have a iPad ordering system and the kitchen knocked out the salads before we even got our wine.
My advice is to slow down the orders.
Otherwise everything was great

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We ended up sitting at the bar. Bartender was super nice and gave great suggestions! Food was amazing! Can’t wait to go back!

J
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food in one word: Excellent. I recommend the veal Parmesan, Brussels sprouts, and pasta fagioli soup. Also, excellent service.

R
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great Service. Food was delicious. Server was very attentive. Didn’t catch his name. He’s usually there when I visit. Took some rather picky eaters with and they loved it.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Six friends and I went to Viaggio to celebrate my birthday. Julie was our waitress and she was amazing, friendly and responsive. The food was excellent as well. I’d definitely return!

ER
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was amazing from our drink before dinner to getting the bill. Everyone was extremely FRIENDLY, service was OUTSTANDING , and the food was AMAZING!!

BI
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Ambience was great. Food was fantastic. Coffee was very bad, almost ruined the experience.

T
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Great atmosphere, waitress was friendly and really felt welcomed there by entire staff. Food was excellent.

OT
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Enjoyed the food and company.

ST
Chicago
35 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Same great, accommodating service as the now sadly closed Viaggio on the Park. Glad to see it's a company-wide ethic.

WT
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience1

It was just ok. I felt pretty cramped in there. Food was just ok. Not bad. Doubt if i go back.

l
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was great

MS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and drinks! 10/10 would go back!

c
Chicago
58 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

I love this place for all the wrong reasons. It is *the* place to go for all United Center events, especially Bulls or Hawks games. I don't exactly know why since it is a good half hour walk which on a beautiful summer day is not a big problem but the Hawks and Bulls play in the winter and this walk is less than ideal. But maybe it is all the jerseys on the walls and definitely it is all the jerseys on the patrons. Honestly, if you go there in street clothes you may get confused with the wait staff (who come to think of it were in jerseys as well). The place is crazy loud and the food is very good if not great (though the brick chicken is outstanding, my friend said the pasta was ok) but by game time -- 7:00 or so most nights -- the place empties out. As the owner told me one time, his is the only restaurant in Chicago where you can't get a seat before 7:00 but can walk in without a reservation after. And speaking of which, after 7:00 it is a pleasure.

DK
Chicago
44 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was great. Just before the Blackhawk game!

OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Such a wonderful neighborhood restaurant with great food, people and energy. New favorite spot!

d
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My favorite place in the city. Never let's me down. Took a friend here for a "just because" dinner. Had an awesome time and a great meal.

DM
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Viaggio has been a long time favorite of our family. Any chance we get when we are in the city we go! Excellent food. We have never had a bad meal and they always have great specials. They treat you like family. The portions are large so unfortunately when heading out for the night after dinner, you don't get take the leftovers. (which we always have!)

MR
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Best food and service! On the weekends it can get pretty noisy and crowded in there but that’s part of it’s charm. We held our wedding rehearsal dinner there and go at least once a month for dinner (coming from the burbs). Definitely ask for Joe when you go, he’s the best! Some of our favorite dishes are the meatball salad, vodka sauce and the cavatelli! The specials never disappoint either!

M
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Viaggio is a favorite -- always reliably wonderful, service terrific and always conscious of getting patrons out in time for the hockey game!

s
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best Italian in the city!

JB
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

All good. Perfect meal before Bulls Game. Convenient. Good Food.

N
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

The food and service was phenomenal. Speedy service, nice server. I went on a date and it was perfect.

OT
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall2Food5Service1Ambience5

The food was great. The service could have been better

PD
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service and food. Very accommodating to all of us that were there.

c
Chicago
24 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

A great place to eat before a Blackhawks or Bulls game, Viaggio provides a lively bar and dining scene. Friendly service and good food make for a great combination.

CS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Blackhawks game

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Consistently a great lunch or dinner spot. Old school Italian!