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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%
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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1015 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1207
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank KrisK_8
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best Italian meals I have ever had. It was delicious. We wish we were in Chicago longer so we could go a second time.

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We mostly loved our meal at Nico. We started with a round of innovative cocktails. The crudo , snapper and tuna, were interesting as well as very fresh. the bruschetta with brussel sprouts was great. All four of our entrees were very good. i ordered...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dined solo here while in town for the weekend. Sat the the bar seats looking into the kitchen. Great way to dine alone. The food I ate was so unique and really delicious. Oysters followed by a clever play on vitello tonnato. It was tuna...More

Thank Owen W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nico Osteria was a recommendation from a friend... The area the restaurant is in is cool, makes you feel good just being there. The restaurant is known for seafood, although I had a wagu strip and it was magnificent. The raw tuna starter was also...More

Thank woopie111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time at Nico and the last. The service was no better than our first experience that was comped by management. Because the food and atmosphere is very good here, we tried again. Our waitress, Bridgette, did nothing out of the ordinary...More

Thank LinzerGirl
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We just had a very disappointing meal at Nico Osteria. Even though there were not a lot of customers, the service was slow. The entrees were not hot when we received them. The wine list is limited. For such an expensive restaurant, the service should...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant were we was staying. We had chairs overlooking the chefs in an open kitchen . Portions are both large but well presented. Prices are not over expensive but the quality is first class. Very nice staff. I really enjoyed my...More

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Great service. Great drinks. Reasonable prices. So good that we met a Chicago Billionaire there and had some conversation with him and his wife. Go. You never know what can happen, except for the good eats!

Thank Dentldoc
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The breakfast offerings are more gourmet than the usual eggs and meat. Large portions that could be shared.

Thank Kathi M
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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighbourhood: Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 312-994-7100
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