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Il Vicinato

View Map2435 S. Western Ave., Chicago
Tel: (773) 927-5444
Fax: (773) 927-5406
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Editorial Review of Il Vicinato

This lovely eatery features two dining areas, one in the front by the bar section, and a second larger room in the back. The bar area isn't huge, but with 12 seats or so, there's plenty of room to chat while you wait for a table. Both rooms are decorated nicely and always filled with lively patron conversation.

Make certain you order the Il Vicinato salad for starters; this salad features your standard array of greens, but comes with assorted meats, blue cheese and a fantastic house dressing. Possibly the finest salad in the city, it's brought to you in a big bowl so everyone at your table can enjoy it. After that, dive right in to any of the pasta dishes you find, many of which come with a Bolognese sauce. The meat-filled ravioli is fantastic, as are the whitefish dishes. Try the filling roast sirloin of beef should you be in a meat mood. This always-tender special is a crowd pleaser.

Average cost: $10-$20

Centerstage Reviewer: Dennis Foley

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Hours

10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-12:30 a.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

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