1312 S Wabash, Chicago, IL
(312) 939-3870 serving: Central, Near South Side
open:Sat: 5pm-11pm, Sun: 5pm-9pm, Mon-Thu: 5pm-10pm, 11:30am-3pm, Fri: 5pm-11pm, 11:30am-3pm

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, $$$, Italian, Group Dining, Californian, People Watching, Mastercard Accepted, Special Occasion Dining, Private Rooms, Outdoor Dining, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Romantic Dining,

The Low Down


Save Money: Going to a play? Show the parking valet your ticket and get free parking, plus a free chef's choice appetizer. The offer is valid 5:30pm-7:30pm nightly; be sure to mention the offer when you make your reservation.

The Extras: Parties of 20 to 40 can hang in the intimate "Speakeasy," which features high ceilings, mahogany-accented walls, and exposed brick.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

This Italian restaurant pleases the culinary cognoscenti for the simple reason that the food is admirably imaginative, from the calamari and pickled red chile crostini to the salmon with fregola, soffritto, sweet peas and salsa verde.…
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Excellent Experience
By Vinc at Citysearch

2nd time here in two years. Both times were fantastic. Food, service and setting are outstanding. We have decided to make this a regular stop wh... Read More

By Dynamic Dish at Citysearch

I was here recently with family and the food was fine. I might be giving Gioco a better review if this post was prompted by food alone (see other ... Read More

I think we're done w/ Gioco
By charminc at Citysearch

We've been to Gioco numerous times, and last night was our last. I've had better pasta from Trader Joes. The chefs antipasto choice plate was a j... Read More

Nice Ambiance, great food
By DRomulous at Citysearch

Was visiting from out of town back in 2007 and was taken here by some good friends. The ambiance was nice, and the historic aspect of being a forme... Read More

By Nicole C at Insider Pages

I went here this past weekend and I was very impressed with the service. The food came extremely fast and the waiter was very friendly. The prices ... Read More