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Caro Mio

1827 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5203
+1 773-275-5000
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (5 reviews)
“arrabiatta” (2 reviews)
“linguine” (2 reviews)
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1827 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5203
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Several store fronts on Wilson Ave with parking in the evening just a block or two walk away... And you'll find a menu with fine 'home' made pastas and other treats. Calamari frittii is always a good starter and it was here too. large portion...More

Thank jackwidely
Reviewed January 17, 2018

The table we had was tucked away in the back corner of the room. The service was good considering how crowded they were. I used the bathroom and there was no water in the sink. After going back, our food was served, and it was...More

Thank ajansenscr
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

With the family in tow we headed to north Chicago to Caro Mio, a small Italian restaurant we had heard about through word of mouth. It did not disappoint. Calamari was crisp and fresh, marinated green beans were outstanding...a must have. Dinners were large and...More

Thank robert g
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Cozy little place on Wilson, with friendly hosts. Went with friends who were regulars...lots of vegetarian choices on the menu for them. We shared the zuppa di pesce, the veal arrabiatta, and the salmon portofino (balsamic, honey, pine nuts, green onions). All were large portions...More

Thank smdds
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Caro Mio is definitely off the beaten path in the Ravenswood neighborhood, but it is worth the journey. The restaurant that spans three converted storefronts is nicely decorated in a simple Italian motif. The wait staff was excellent and our orders came up with a...More

1  Thank DP49
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is an excellent neighborhood restaurant in the Ravenswood section of Chicago. The menu is extensive, and the food is excellent. It is near public transportation.

Thank Ronald T
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Went here with my daughter and her husband. It's byob and had been recommended by a co-worker. My daughter had one of the specials, a pesto and asiago cheese stuffed gnocchi with a creamy tomato sauce. I had a taste and if I had tried...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed October 2, 2016

We went to Cara Mia last night for dinner with another couple. I found it to neither be the horrible meal that some trip advisor reviews said or the great little Italian restaurant gem that others said. They were very busy but honored our reservation...More

Thank tennisdir
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

If you have never been to Italy maybe you could think this is italian food!!!! But it is not, at all!!! Terrible recipes, too many ingredients, too much salt. Local definitely unattractive. Never again!

Thank intdes
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

On my last visit I think it really was my last visit. The food is very salty.... overly...the Appetizer.was.forgotten (again). It's not inexpensive. Over the years its gotten a little worse each year. The bread is.from a precut store loaf. The BYOB is the saving.grace...More

Thank Ed B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
3:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1827 W Wilson Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-5203
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-275-5000
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