Due Lire

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648 Bewertungen
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30 USD und darunter
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4.7Basierend auf kürzlich erfolgten Ratings
4.7
Essen
4.7
Service
4.5
Ambiente
4.4
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vipMarty32
Chicago
24 Bewertungen
Besucht am 8. März 2020
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

We had a great dinner at Due Lire. The food was fabulous, the service was excellent, and the evening was lovely. All the suggestions our server gave us were spot on. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

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OpenTable-Gast
Chicago
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 6. März 2020
Gesamt4Essen4Service4Ambiente3

Good overall experience. Somewhat close quarters, and loud talkers at nearby tables.

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vipNorthcenterdiner
Chicago
32 Bewertungen
Besucht am 5. März 2020
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Neighborhood gem!!!! Great fresh food and service!

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vipOpenTable-Gast
Chicago
12 Bewertungen
Besucht am 28. Februar 2020
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Easily one of our favorite Lincoln Square restaurants. The food is amazing, as are the service and the cocktails.

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vipDaveinChicago
Chicago
45 Bewertungen
Besucht am 27. Februar 2020
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente4

I recently traveled in Italy for two weeks. The food at Due Lire rivals anything I ate in Italy. We had a quiet evening on Thursday night had great service. We opted to have our wine selected for us by Massimo, the owner. We also ordered an arugula salad, which is not on the menu but which was delicious). I had a white fish special which was so flavorful and perfectly cooked! My husband and our friend had a tagliatelle pasta special with an amazing duck ragout.
Highly recommend! It is one of the treasures of Lincoln Square.

We were too full for dessert, which is always a shame!

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SaraP
Neuengland
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 15. Februar 2020
Gesamt4Essen4Service5Ambiente5

Great local Italian restaurant with portions on the smaller side (enough to fill you but not leave you immobile!).

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vipShebe103
Chicago
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 14. Februar 2020
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Delicious appetizers and entrees and an attentive server that did not make us feel rushed. We will be back!

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vipAndreaV
Chicago
15 Bewertungen
Besucht am 7. Februar 2020
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

This is one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants. Not only is the food incredibly delicious, but the service is unbeatable. Massimo, the owner, is always there to greet his guests and walks around and makes sure all are happy. I keep coming back for more - either a date night with my husband, or a girls' night dinner out.

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OpenTable-Gast
Chicago
7 Bewertungen
Besucht am 25. Januar 2020
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Excellent service! Food was outstanding, very authentic and a good place for a date

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OpenTable-Gast
Cleveland
4 Bewertungen
Besucht am 25. Januar 2020
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

First time here and regretting we didn’t try it sooner. The veal meatballs and caprese were great appetizers. Loved the cavatelli and the pork chop was also quite good. Definitely a place to go to regularly.

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vipOpenTable-Gast
Chicago
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 18. Januar 2020
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

A terrific neighborhood place what food.

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JenniferA
Chicago
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 18. Januar 2020
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

We ordered the meatball appetizer, cavatelli pasta, short rib ravioli, gnocchi, and a pasta special with a spicy Italian sausage sauce. All of the food was amazing and our server, Katia, was the best.

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MaryAnn
Chicago
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 18. Dezember 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

As usual, the menu was fresh and seasonal, the wine list was diverse and affordable, and the service was friendly and perfect. Massimo has created a little slice of Italy on Lincoln Avenue. When you're there, for just a little while, it's like being back in Italy. Don't skip dessert - it's worth the calories!

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vipMike
Chicago
25 Bewertungen
Besucht am 15. Dezember 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Even though the restaurant was really busy after a holiday show at the old town school of folk music, service and food remained excellent. Servers were very patient and attentive.

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vipBarb
Chicago
8 Bewertungen
Besucht am 13. Dezember 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

The staff was wonderful. We had an emergency situation and they couldn’t have been more helpful. Great staff.

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vipOpenTable-Gast
Chicago
12 Bewertungen
Besucht am 6. Dezember 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Due Lira NEVER fails. We love this place and can’t wait to go back. The menu is clean, direct and magnificent.

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Erik
Chicago
5 Bewertungen
Besucht am 29. November 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Due Lire is one of our “go to” spots in Lincoln Square. The intimacy of the dining room, the thoughtful menu, the consistently excellent service, all work together to make it not only a safe bet, but a memorable meal and the perfect setting for special occasions or important conversations.

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jackson0511
Chicago
28 Bewertungen
Besucht am 24. November 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service4Ambiente4

It was our first time to the restaurant, and we were very pleased with our experience. They are a very friendly staff and the food was very enjoyable and delicious.

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vipJCC2
Milwaukee
15 Bewertungen
Besucht am 22. November 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Very good good , very nice staff

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EmilyB
Chicago
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 22. November 2019
Gesamt3Essen3Service4Ambiente5

Food was not anything that I will remember. We needed salt and pepper on everything we ordered. The pear dessert was delicious, however! Great ambiance and service, however the food was just ok. Maybe just an off night.

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vipBobN
Chicago
25 Bewertungen
Besucht am 13. November 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Always a treat to go to this neighbor gem. Massimo, the owner, and the staff are a delight and the food and wine selection are incredible.

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vipIh2kpm
Chicago
33 Bewertungen
Besucht am 9. November 2019
Gesamt4Essen5Service5Ambiente4

Noisy! Too many people in a small room.

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vipFrankS
Chicago
2 Bewertungen
Besucht am 6. November 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Good food up and down the menu. Great ambiance. Kind and passionate owner.

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LisaK
Chicago
7 Bewertungen
Besucht am 27. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service4Ambiente5

I like this restaurant. I like it so much I've gone twice in two weeks, three times total. Don't miss the fried artichoke side dish (we always have it as an appetizer for the table) and enjoyed the polenta fries and arancini. I highly recommend the arctic char if they are offering it. The steak with polenta and spinach is also delicious. Third time I had the ravioli with short rib which was good, but I didn't immediately want to order it again like the other two mains I've tried. This is a great place for friends or a date, not too loud like so many places these days.

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vipJudyP
Chicago
23 Bewertungen
Besucht am 26. Oktober 2019
Gesamt3Essen4Service4Ambiente3

this was on the list for one of the 20 best Italian restaurants in Chicago. we thought we'd try it and had no trouble getting the reservation. menu was good, some interesting specials. Partner ordered the gnocchi lamb ragu. small portion for a big eater. he end up sharing my beef short rib ravioli. that was very good and the portion seemed to match other Italian restaurants. we also ordered a salad to share (very fresh and plenty) and an appetizer which was fried cheese balls with tomato sauce. Also good. All in all, not a spectacular place. Probably will continue on the list of best 20 rather than return.

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OpenTable-Gast
St. Louis
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 26. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente4

Very good food and service. Will come back

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Chicago
Chicago
8 Bewertungen
Besucht am 20. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

Pleasant. We went because we’ve enjoyed the food in the past, and they honor the neighborhood restaurant week menu a few days longer than the chamber mentions. (We were also going to commence the end to our life as just a couple as we are having our first child in 3 days.)
I do like that there is a limited menu because there shouldn’t be so much to choose from anyways, and within the limitations allows them to focus on preparing the few dishes they do serve well! There’s no salt or pepper on the table in this restaurant and there isn’t a need for it either, because everything is seasoned appropriately, even the simple arugula salad. While the portion sizes are perfect for someone like me that still takes home a doggy bag, my husband would prefer a double entree size, he is satisfied for the most part but wouldn’t mind the option of continuing to spoon this deliciousness into his mouth. Tonight we had the fried cheese fritters which were dainty, tangy pillows of cheese! The tomato jam, was indeed ‘the jam!’ The arugula salad, it was dressed perfectly with salt, olive oil and lemon, fresh crushed pepper made it spot on. My beef tenderloin with polenta, spinach and port reduction was perfectly cooked and if I had room to finish I would’ve also licked my plate! My husbands option of seafood stew over risotto was delicious also, the muscles, clams and calamari were fresh tasting and risotto perfectly cooked. For dessert we had the gelato and it was a yummy way to end the relaxing quaint evening.

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viprhondac
Chicago
13 Bewertungen
Besucht am 18. Oktober 2019
Gesamt4Essen5Service5Ambiente4

Extraordinary food and service! Just way too loud to have a conversation.

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LisaK
Chicago
7 Bewertungen
Besucht am 15. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service4Ambiente5

I was a guest at Due Lire before an Old Town School show, and really enjoyed my meal then (Arctic Char, a special, was delicious.) I liked it so much I hosted a recent birthday celebration there, and people really enjoyed it. Two people present usually don't finish their meals, but every dinner plate was completely eaten. One person, who normally doesn't finish their meal, said, after the meal was over, something to the effect that they hadn't said how good their ravioli was for fear of having to give up a morsel to another person. Vegetarians have more than a token option to choose from, especially if they're willing to make a meal of assorted sides - but there are mains that fit the bill too. I strongly suggest the artichoke dish, but have also enjoyed the polenta and cheese dumpling/fritter dishes as sides. At one point it got loud, but only for a short bit. I have never gone when the weather suited the patio, but look forward to trying it next year. Service was attentive but not intrusive.

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Chicagovisitor
Chicago
25 Bewertungen
Besucht am 13. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service4Ambiente4

We had an excellent meal and service was great as usual.

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megv
San Francisco
9 Bewertungen
Besucht am 12. Oktober 2019
Gesamt4Essen5Service4Ambiente4

Very cute place in downtown Lincoln Square. It was pretty noisy for such a small place, however the food/drinks were amazing and the service was great!

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Bill
Chicago
21 Bewertungen
Besucht am 6. Oktober 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente4

Food and service were superb. Not our first experience there. We have tired different items on the menu and found them all to be excellent, so we will be back again.

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OpenTable-Gast
Chicago
5 Bewertungen
Besucht am 28. September 2019
Gesamt3Essen3Service4Ambiente3

The tables were very close together and it was hard to engage in conversation. The food was fine but nothing to write home about.

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sethf
Chicago
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 28. September 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service4Ambiente2

We walked in and the noise level was loud. We were on a date so difficult to hear each other. The food was good and our wait staff was good. The Cod special was very good and the Gnocchi was 1st rate.

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dubbayew
Chicago
49 Bewertungen
Besucht am 27. September 2019
Gesamt4Essen4Service5Ambiente4

Our server Andre was very attentive and provided a wonderful suggestion for a substitute bottle of Sangiovese wine when the Chianti we ordered was 'out'. Fried calamari appetizer was tasty and ample for two and the artichoke leaves and olives(!?!) added were deep fried as well. Ruth really like her shrimp with twisted pasta dish. I like my braised rib and beef risotto, but thought it blandly seasoned. Her desert was pistachio ice cream with chocolate and expresso on top was a fabulous addition.

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vipMomnt4
Chicago
23 Bewertungen
Besucht am 21. September 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

This was our first time here and what a neighborhood gem! We were lucky enough to sit in the outside patio and it was fabulous. Adrian was our server and he made wonderful recommendations. Our wine and our food were fabulous and we certainly will be going back again. Perfect for before concerts at old town school of music. We had a beef and goat cheese salad, a risotto that had corn and shrimp which was outstanding, and a red trout special along with a tagielle pasta with seafood. Perfect!

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MaryR
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 21. September 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente4

Delicious food and excellent service. The server was knowledgeable and efficient. My pork chop was cooked perfectly—moist and tender with complex flavors from the stuffing and sauce. The short rib ravioli were rich and beefy flavor.

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Jimmy
Chicago
1 Bewertung
Besucht am 14. September 2019
Gesamt1Essen1Service3Ambiente3

It all seems a bit pricey for what you get. Case in point was the Calamari; it was mostly grilled 'something else' but not the squid. Also, while I'm not a large portion, the main course was sort of tiny. They don't bring bread to the table as a rule, so they charge you for it.

I don't need to go back. Sorry, but you asked.

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MarkR
Chicago
24 Bewertungen
Besucht am 14. September 2019
Gesamt4Essen3Service5Ambiente5

Maybe for City of Chgo was customary but thought the value for the food was below average. $19 for short rib ravioli was poor. They were tiny & almost looked sunken. The taste was ok. Also had saffron shrimp risotto special for $20 & that was a better value. Glasses of red wine were average in price. However no bread offered, had to pay for that. Service was excellent & sitting in the patio in back excellent.

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MitziP
Chicago
10 Bewertungen
Besucht am 14. September 2019
Gesamt5Essen5Service5Ambiente5

The food was excellent!! Our friends had been their before, this was our first time. We loved it! Small, quaint, great service, great wine. Truly one of the best meals out we have had in awhile!! We will return!

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