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The Rosebud

1500 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4016
+1 312-942-1117
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (40 reviews)
“brick chicken” (8 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1500 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4016
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Solid Italian restaurant on Taylor Street! I had the chicken piccata and it was very good. The service also was solid. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank wpbkc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in town visiting a friend and had a craving for Italian food. My friend recommended The Rosebud and it was one of the best meals I've had in a LONG time. I had the lobster ravioli and my friend had the sea bass....More

Thank BFR1920
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sea Bass and Pasta dishes were excellent. We had a great dinner, good wine and our server was very friendly and engaging

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

The place is an original and we finally made it there for a meal. Really enjoyed everything we had including the Linguini and clams, plus short rib ravioli. Good stuff all the way around. I would love to see a little more creativity but maybe...More

Thank EIU1980
Reviewed 13 November 2017

HUGE portions, excellent quality and taste. I was here for a large late night party and it was beautifully handled. One person raved about their lasagne and my sea bass was perfect. Unfortunately, I ordered the panzanella salad to start and it was really an...More

Thank annpriv
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

If you've never dined at Rosebud in Chicago, you're missing a fantastic experience. Flat noodles are their own type of pasta and the sauce enhances the noodles. If you try their lemon chicken with peas, you will be wanting more the next day.

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Their pasta is special. Today I had the special. Ravilli stuffed with Lobster and shrimp in sause. Hard to type I am so full.

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We came here for a more upscale dinner when we were in Chicago for business (4 colleagues). I had the baked clams, which were fantastic; the Italian Wedding soup, which was good, but a little salty; and the Tortellini Carbonara, which was killer. We also...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Never a disapointment here....always the BEST service and QUALITY food! First class service the moment you walk through the door for a fine dining enjoyment. You can tell everything is made fresh to order with quality ingredents. Parking is street but worth the effort. I...More

Thank Rex M
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The service was entertaining and the Pasta super good. Great restaurant. I recommend the Lasagna, cooked just right. Big portions.

Thank Francisco B
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Questions & Answers
Colleen B
14 December 2016|
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Response from RQOwner | Property representative |
The valet service has a fee.
31 August 2015|
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Response from Patrick W | Reviewed this property |
The portions are large enough for sharing. I do not believe there is a charge for sharing. This is a very customer focused restaurant, so I don't believe it would impose a sharing charge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607-4016
    (Laflin Street)
  • Public Transportation: CTA Pink Line - Polk Stop / Ashland Bus #9 at Taylor
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > University Village / Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: University Village / Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 312-942-1117
Located in the heart of Little Italy, The Rosebud is where it all began. With its classic Italian-American dishes and charming atmosphere, this is the Rosebud location that started a legend and became one of Chicago's most exciting destinations. With every bite of its iconic dishes-from the Chicken Vesuvio and Square Noodles to the baked clams and our tiramisu-you'll know why The Rosebud has been a favorite spot for food lovers and world-famous celebrities for 40 years. "Keep it simple, keep it good, and keep it coming" has been Alex Dana's philosophy since he first opened The Rosebud, and that philosophy has not wavered. At The Rosebud, with its delicious cuisine, generous portions, and celebrated hospitality, you'll get a taste of Chicago's history. And you're welcome any time.
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