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Oct 1, 2009 08:10 AM

Looking for Italian joint for Biz dinner near the Loop

Looking for an Italian place for a biz dinner (6-8 people). Something close to the Loop, walking or short cab ride would be great. Trying to keep price somewhat reasonable, maybe like $50 or so per person.

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  1. My personal favorite place in the city is Ittalian Village. For that price point the best restaurant would be Vivere its most expensive meal is 39$ main course. Its a very upscale restaurant for a nice evening out its located on madison between clark and dearborn. I personally love the rib-eye it is melt in your mouth good.

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    1. re: jshaper

      Another option is the venerable Rosebud conveniently located just off Michigan Ave near Chicago Ave or in Little Italy, which might be kinda fun. There's also Tuscany in Little Italy - great food and ambience and for something a bit off the beaten path, RoSal's. RoSal's is a small ma and pa Italian joint with great food, 8 tables or so on the first floor, nice ambience - a real find. Check out their review on WTTW website on Check, Please. Little Italy is a 5' cab ride from the loop and it's easy to get a cab back.

    2. Trattoria 10 is my go-to place for midlevel Italian in the Loop:

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      1. re: jbw

        Another vote for Trattoria 10. This is off topic, but they also have a great bar buffet for pre-theater nosh.

        1. re: jbw

          Trattoria 10 is a very good option. I've done several business lunches there over the years, should be equally good for dinner.