Gioco is a nice, though not especially fancy Italian restaurant. Prices are reasonable, the food is very good, and service was very good too.
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We stopped for dinner with some friends on a Friday night. Service was friendly and helpful, after the standard “everything is good” our server recommended a couple of great dishes. The scaloppini, the tortellini and the veal chop were excellent! The risotto was also good,...More
This restaurant was a recommendation of a friend and it was such a find. The place itself is lovely and inviting, warm and cozy with exposed brick, wood, soft lighting, crisp white linen tablecloths, split levels, open kitchen and a wood-burning oven ... a charming...More
Gioco was recommended to us and were not disappointed at this Italian restaurant. The building is a delightfully rustic with exposed brick juxtaposed with crisp white linens. Jose served us with utmost finesse. The pasta was fresh, light and tastefully sauced. Wish we were able...More
The food was very good here. Warm, inviting atmosphere with attentive service. Small but pleasing wine list. Dessert was absolutely delicious. It's the kind of place, that, if I lived in the South Loop, I could see as becoming a regular spot for me.
We were a harried party of three looking for respite from a long day at conference and found it in Gioco. An inviting atmosphere of brick and dark wood with an open kitchen. We started by sharing a Burrata. The preparation was very simple, oil...More
Gioco offers a variety of Italian specialties, in an inviting atmosphere of dark woods and drape curtains. Too many great dishes to list, but I am partial to the way they prepare beets.
last minute needed a table at 7 on Christmas Eve, not an easy find, and wanted it to be dining, not just eating a quick meal. Had always noticed this spot in the south loop and they were not busy, so made a reservation and...More