Spiaggia Restaurant
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Spiaggia Restaurant

"The setting is more casual, but the upscale Italian food is just as fabulous at Spiaggia's little sibling."

980 N Michigan Ave 200, Chicago, IL
(312) 280-2750 serving: Central, Near North Side
open:Sun 5pm-10pm, Mon-Thu 5:30pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-11pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:

Categories:

Restaurants, $$$$, Brunch, Business Dining, Date Spot, Fine Dining, Hidden Find, Italian, Local Favorite, Notable Wine List, Online Reservations, Private Rooms, Prix Fixe Menu, Quiet, Romantic Dining, Special Occasion Dining, View Dining, Waterfront Dining, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Discover Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Open 7 Days, Visa Accepted,

The Low Down

EDITORS TIPS

Know Before You Go: Most entrees hover around $40 a pop, and the tasting menu is $165 per person, plus an additional $90 with wine pairings.

Where to Sit: For the best view, request a table on the lower level by the windows.

Fun Fact: "Spiaggia" means "beach" in Italian. It kind of makes sense when you realize the restaurant overlooks Oak Street beach.

Parking: Spiaggia will validate parking for the adjacent garage at 100 East Walton St. ($24 for up to five hours).

The Extras: Impress friends at your next dinner party by picking up, and preparing dishes from, Mantuano's "The Spiaggia Cookbook: Eleganza Italiana in Cucina."

Know Before You Go: Tasting menus are available, including an eight course "classical" menu of signature dishes ($165). For eight wines to go with each course, add an extra $90.

Rants, Raves & Reviews


by at Gayot

Chef Tony Mantuano is the architect of this super-luxe Italian restaurant that opened in 1984 and lives on as one of the city's top tables---Italian or otherwise. The food, which has a contemporary spin, is splendid; it's also expensive.…
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Absolutely brilliant !
By tims1785354950 at Citysearch

Absolutely brilliant ! Read More



By at Gayot

A respite amid Mag Mile madness, this sedate, frescoed dining room is perfect for a tryst---especially when you sit at a table for two in a window ... Read More


Spiaggia's more affordable little sister
By Amber Gibson at Citysearch

If Spiaggia is a little too stiff or costly for your taste, step into Cafe Spiaggia - they share the same kitchen and you are getting the same qual... Read More


Exquisite
By Kiki P at Insider Pages

The room is gorgeous, the servers are attentive and the food is exquisite. Excellent Mag Mile location and definitely a memorable dining experienc... Read More


Upscale Italian worth every penny
By Alison M at Insider Pages

I love italian and this is my favorite in the city. Make sure you get reservations and leave room for dessert. Read More