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Atmosphere at Coco Pazzo Cafe? Or other suggestions for a cozy Italian place?

kferrero Jan 1, 2010 04:29 AM

How is the atmosphere at Coco Pazzo Cafe?
I'm looking for something cozy, rustic (but modern--just not too modern), fireplace would be great, with great food but not pretentious. Elegant casual would be good. Does Coco Pazzo Cafe fit the bill? Any other suggestions?



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    beanbreath Jan 1, 2010 05:11 AM

    I believe A Tavola might float your boat. There's no fireplace IIRC, but the space is small, intimate, rustic, romantic, etc. The food is world class good.


    1. nsxtasy Jan 1, 2010 08:41 AM

      Yes, Coco Pazzo Cafe fits your description. To tell the truth, so do most of our best mid-priced Italian places, including Coco Pazzo, Cafe Spiaggia, Vivere, Pane Caldo, etc.

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        solon Jan 1, 2010 12:39 PM

        If you are willing to go up to Lincoln Square, Pizza D.O.C. at 2251 W. Lawrence is also good, but naturally a bit more neighborhoody in character. They have more than just pizza.

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