New Hours!

WInter Hours (Under Illinois Restrictions)

Mon – wed: closed

Thurs: 11 am – 7 pm

Fri – Sat: 11 am – 6 pM

Sun: 1 pm – 6 pm

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Our Story

IL Vicinato is immersed in the Heart of Chicago’s Little Italy Neighborhood. This authentic piece of Italy is a hidden gem that has passionately created dishes from old world recipes for 40 years. Appetizers are a great start with such favorites as twice Baked Clams, Red Roasted Peppers, and Grilled Octopus. Our signature dishes include Homemade Veal Ravioli’s, Chicken Vesuvio, and Steak Rinaldo that will make your dining experience an event to remember. If you save room, choose from one of our delectable desserts! We have daily specials; some created and named after customers.

Our welcoming atmosphere and our great homemade recipes will make you a “regular.” Customers come from city and suburbs alike to dine with us. Corporate events welcomed. Dishes are plentiful and accompanied by an extensive wine list and full bar. Great stop before United Center, U.S. Cell and Soldier Field. See us at Check Please, and a recent review by CLTV Chicago’s Best.

A Crazy, Scary, Beautiful Year.

Thank you to everyone who has continued to support our little restaurant during a time no one anticipated. Through it all, we remain grateful to the continued customers who keep us going.

What people

SAY ABOUT US

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The word from

OUR OWNER

When I purchased this business, I didn’t get a business… I inherited a family. Our regulars and this community are the fabric of our success. Thank you to everyone who has continued to support our restaurant!

Leo Rios

Owner