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RoSal's Italian Kitchen

1154 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4213
+1 312-243-2357
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Steakhouse, Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1154 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4213
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here. We went to RoSal's based on a recommendation to celebrate our 30th anniversary. It is a small family owned Italian restaurant. There are very few tables; servers were taking food upstairs but it was unclear if the upstairs was a part of...More

Thank Becky K
RoSalsTaylor, Owner at RoSal's Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy Anniversary!! Thank you for sharing your very special day with us; we are so glad that you enjoyed your experience. We hope you have a fabulous year!! Cyndi

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Tiny restaurant and unless you are a party of 2 dining on a slow day you might not get a table. They were able to accommodate a gluten free diner in our group (much to her delight!). We ordered toasted ravioli and sausage and pepper...More

Thank Likestogoaway
Reviewed 31 December 2017

RoSal's is a terrific good value Italian restaurant. The food is marvelous and very large portions. The location is the famous Taylor Street Italian neighborhood of Chicago. The décor is pleasant and it is popular. I highly recommend RoSal's.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is a family fun business where the local's have gone for years. The service was ok, nothing to write home about as the waiter wasn't very friendly. Food came relatively quickly which was great. the gluten free pasta was not very flavorful in the...More

Thank GarryZ
RoSalsTaylor, Owner at RoSal's Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

GaryZ, We are sorry to hear that your service was not up to RoSal's standards. We pride ourselves on making our guests feel like family an, unfortunately, we missed the mark. If you choose to dine with us again, we hope that you have a...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation from local acquaintances. It is a very small establishment. Once you step in, you immediately feel the warmth of a very personal and informal welcome. This is the sort of restaurant where families come for their regular night out and...More

Thank salman_zaman
RoSalsTaylor, Owner at RoSal's Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

So loved your review, it makes us love what we do so much more when someone gets' what we do! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We hope to see you soon; Happy Holidays!

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Chose this place due to TripAdvisor reviews and weren't disappointed. All food is homemade and scrumptious. Waitress/hostess said portions weren't huge but don't believe her. She also said they'd be glad to modify any dish however we'd like. Starting with the bread, almost everything was...More

Thank frequentdiner27
RoSalsTaylor, Owner at RoSal's Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

We wish you lived in Chicago too!! Thank you for visiting us when you were in town, we are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience with us and hope to see you soon. Joe

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Was in Chicago for the weekend (we're from Toronto) and tried RoSal's for the first time. From the moment we walked in the door and were greeted and seated the service was outstanding. The food was spectacular (the portions are very ample, come hungry!). Looking...More

Thank Doug S
CyndiJoe, Owner at RoSal's Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thanks so much Doug! It is so important to us to make sure you leave hungry and leave feeling like family! We look forward to seeing you again when you visit Chicago! Joe

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We hoped for a great meal in a special little part of Chicago, and we got it. Great atmosphere, great service, and a fine balance of taste and value. Yes, the food takes awhile, but it's truly made just for you; and they tell you...More

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CyndiJoe, Owner at RoSal's Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

We wished you lived closer too so that you could come more often! Thank you for taking the time to let others know about RoSal's! We appreciate it very much. Joe

Reviewed 1 June 2017

Never have I been greeted so warmly. Linda & Joe make you feel like one of the family. Terrific family food made with love and care in Chicago's Little Italy neighborhood near UIC. A wonderful treasure--I will remember the experience, the food and the people....More

Thank DebDKC2
RoSalsTaylor, Owner at RoSal's Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thank you!! Warms our heart to hear you enjoyed your experience! Joe

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful small restaurant that makes dining a pleasure. This isn't fast food. In fact, it's kind of slow. This is a restaurant for times when you have time to enjoy your dining partners and great food. Four of us had four different items and we...More

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RoSalsTaylor, Owner at RoSal's Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you for the great review!! For the past 27 years we have worked hard to make sure guests like you have a wonderful dining experience at RoSal's so we are glad you enjoyed!! Hope to see you again soon, Joe

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19 April 2016|
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Response from RoSalsTaylor | Property representative |
Yes we can accommodate your dietary needs. Please let your server know and we will work with the chef to make sure you enjoy your meal. We also offer gluten free pasta. Our menu can be found on our website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1154 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4213
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > University Village / Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: University Village / Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 312-243-2357
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Celebrating 27 years in the neighborhood! RoSal's is about wonderful Sicilian food served in abundant portions. About remembering the sounds, aroma & flavors of the "old neighborhood". About a way of life for people who really appreciate their food & have come to expect great varieties of pasta, fish, cheese, meat and breads. The same variety and quality that make a journey through Italy & through RoSal's Italian Kitchen so rewarding. Please join our family for dinner or book a private party. We look forward to meeting you!
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