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Nico Osteria

1015 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1207
+1 312-994-7100
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (40 reviews)
“bruschetta” (58 reviews)
“branzino” (33 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1015 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1207
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were going to a 7:30 show at The Steppenwolf and needed a place for dinner, and after peering in a couple of places that were packed to the rafters even though it was only 5:15 P.M., we spotted the classy and calm interior of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PawPawSlim
Reviewed 5 days ago

For years my wife and I have been going here because we were able to get an entire bowl of mussels with their great dipping sauce. We were there last night and were told that it is no longer offered. Of course our meals were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brukar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lamb and polenta dish is amazing. The pastas are made in house. And the atmosphere is romantic and upscale, yet inviting.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Flyer272776
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken there by friends. The seating and overall ambience was crowded but this seems to be the case in all of the restaurants I have visited, in this city. The service is efficient and prompt. Judging by the footfall this is a very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank smzjersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the restaurant in the hotel we stayed and we had to try it since we love Italian fare. It wasn't a mistake at all! Service, the food, the interior were all very good. Hotel restaurants have improved a great deal in past years....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travelpr0123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weekend brunch with an Italian flavor. Unique brunch menu and a great wine selection and very attentive service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HarryEP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have had lunch here twice. This time we had Brussels sprout bruschetta that was fabulous. We also shared a delicious burger. Prices are a little high but mid range for the neighborhood. I love the floor to ceiling windows. All around...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DivineDiner77
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Love the food at this Gold Coast spot. They have a lovely whole branzino for two that is wonderful. The pasta also shines.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The breakfast was good, but nothing special. I had the vegetarian hash. It was a great idea, but did not taste as good as it looked. The coffee was a little weak.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank guybeau2016
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We had a nice time here. Service was great. Atmosphere was fun. Food I thought was only so-so. We tried several of the starters, a pasta and a dessert. Best starter, I thought, was th meatball. We also had the Octopus which I didn't care...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KrisK_8
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1015 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1207
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-994-7100
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