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“Late bite- terrible ”
Review of Petterino's

Petterino's
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Ranked #120 of 9,903 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$40
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
Cross street: Randolph
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We deciding to leave Evanston and head back to the city for a bite after a football game. I went online and found this "Italian" restaurant with great reviews here on TA- I couldn't have been more disappointed.
We arrived & ordered @9:06pm- our meals were eventually served at 9:56, yup that's right and the place was dead. The meal was less than satisfactory, so no not worth the wait at all.
I ordered a tagliatelle pasta that was so thick it was flavorless, and impossible to eat! They had a few Italian entrees but a very limited menu and it just felt like a tourist trap, it was our last meal in the city so we were so bummed to have wasted it here.

Thank S H
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We visited after a theatre show for a late dinner and ordered some basic fare, a cheeseburger and a pot pie. The pot pie looked great and tasted OK but the burger was a dry, pathetic looking specimen at about three inches across and shrunk to an almost inedible puck that was dwarfed by the huge bun. Whatever cheese might have started on top had long ago dripped off during it's long and tortuous cooking. On the other hand the service was nice with real, career type wait staff.

Thank Doug48864
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Great choice for before the theater. We were seated immediately, and the waiter was very conscious of our show time. Professional service! Our waiter was attentive but not intrusive. We each ordered off the extensive choices for the prix fixe menu and really enjoyed the trout and almond crusted whitefish. The lobster bisque was WONDERFUL, as were the desserts. We were seated in a booth which allowed us to converse. I have eaten here once before (seated at the bar) and was very happy that time, too. I'm sure we'll return.

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Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The food and the service were awesome. The manager, Justin was very friendly and takes an active role interacting with all of the diners.Best Martini's we have ever had! We went before the theater and we look forward to going back.

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Thank Andrea S
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great drinks, food and service. If you are heading for a show this is a great place to park and dine. You can leave your car there and pick it up after the show for a 15.00 fee. Make sure to make reservations. it is a VERY busy place when shows are running.

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Thank Carl M
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