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Tuscany on Taylor

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Wed., 01-23

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Calamari Fritti
House cocktail sauce, lemon garlic aioli
Roma tomatoes, basil, evoo, crusty bread
Parma prosciutto, imported Bufala mozzarella, rocket salad *Gluten Free
Wild wonder tomatoes, Bufala mozzarella, pesto, balsamic reduction, basil chiffinade *Gluten Free
Mussels, tomato broth, pinot grigio, toasted garlic ciabatta
Spicy grilled octopus, tri-colored salad, balsamic vinaigrette *Gluten Free
Carpaccio Di Manzo
Arugula salad, shaved parmigiano, truffle oil *Gluten Free
Raviolini Fritti
Fried cheese‏ ravioli, marinara sauce
Fresh vegetable soup *Gluten Free
Pasta E Fagioli
Bean soup purée
Baby greens, provolone, hearts of palm, chick peas, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, blue cheese vinaigrette *Gluten Free
Insalata Di Pollo
Marinated grilled chicken breast, summer greens, marinated tomatoes, Swiss cheese, parmigiano vinaigrette *Gluten Free
Insalata Della Casa
House green salad
Chicken $+4.00
Romaine hearts, shaved parmigiano, house crouton
Calamari Alla Griglia
Wood grilled, mesclun salad, tomato filet, chili oil, palm hearts *Gluten Free
Insalatina Di Farro
Tuscan spelt, grilled vegetables, Mozzarella, arugula, sun-dried tomatoes, pesto *Gluten Free
Spinaci E Salmone
Baby spinach, chili dusted salmon, crisp apple, Belgium endive, honey mustard vinaigrette *Gluten Free
From our wood burning oven
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil chiffanade, evoo
Gorgonzola, smoked prosciutto, mozzarella
Smoked mozzarella, apple bacon, tomatoes, caramelized onion
Funghi E Taleggio
Caramelized mushrooms, taleggio cheese, arugula, truffle oil
Tuscan sausage, tomatoes, roasted pepper, mushroom
Panino Con Polptette
Meatball, provolone, parmigiano, tomato sauce
Panino Con Salsiccia
Italian sausage, peppers, onions
Garlic, evoo *Gluten Free
Patate Fritte Al Tartufo
Herb aioli, truffled pomme frites *Gluten Free
Parmigiano, brown butter *Gluten Free
Misto Griglia
Squash, eggplant, peppers, red onion
All pasta available with tomato sauce or bolognese sauce. Gluten-free pasta is available (add $2)
Ravioli Della Casa
Veal filled, four cheese sauce
Pappardelle E Funghi
Wild mushrooms, herbs, parmigiano, bolognese
Penne Al Brivido
Hot pepper, garlic, evoo, herbs light tomato sauce
Crespelle Al Forno
Crepes manicotti with ricotta, prosciutto ham, parmigiano, tomato sauce
Gnocchi E Salsiccia
Potato dumplings, sausage ragu, pecorino fondue
Linguine Con Scampi
Shrimp, garlic, evoo, crushed hot pepper, marinara, crema
Fettuccine Primavera
Fresh fettuccine, grilled vegetables, garlic, basil pesto, sun-dried tomatoes, evoo
Paglia E Speck
Thin fresh‏ egg noodle, speck, asparagus, egg yolk, parmigiano
Linguine Vongole
Fresh Manila clams, white sauce or red suace
Pollo Montecarlo
Pan seared chicken breast, prosciutto, fontinella, chardonnay reduction, parmigiano, spinach
Pollo Senz'osso
Crispy boneless half chicken, carpaccio of grilled zucchini, toasted garlic chips, herbs balsamic reduction *Gluten Free
Grigliata Mista Mare
Grilled shrimp, octopus, calamari, marinated borlotti beans *Gluten Free
Vitella Alla Pizzaiola
Veal scaloppine,‏ cherry tomatoes, capers, oregano, fresh mozzarella, herb fettuccine
Milanesina Di Maiale
Lightly breaded pounded pork chop, baby arugula, marinated tomatoes, shaved parmigiano, evoo
Melanzane Parmigiana
Tender eggplant, tomato sauce, parmigiano, mozzarella, herb fettuccine
Tuscan sausage, roasted sweet peppers or cannellini beans and herbs
US$20 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
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Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We were vacationing in Chicago and picked this place because it was in little Italy. Everything was good until one of the waiter brought our food and spilled part of a dish on our friends head and down his back. I know accidents happen but...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank 17shawj
Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite place to eat. The food is very good. The service is like being at home with family. This is our neighborhood jewel. The from the bread to dessert there is nothing you can not eat except if you do not eat...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank leonardgm
Reviewed February 1, 2016

I had the Linguine con Scampi and it was faultless, well seasoned, came hot and the shrimp were done to perfection. No overcooked rubber shrimp here. Breads were wonderful and service quick and curious.

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank LosAtraveler
Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Full disclosure I'm a very critical 'foodie'. Honestly the service was solid. Our waiter really tried considering one of our kids was being cranky. I was turned off by the canned olives on the salad. Also, I felt like my pasta had been pre-cooked and...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Capitaljim2005
Reviewed December 23, 2015

I used to love this place. The menu is limited and they use far too much garlic. What used to be a great, traditional Italian restaurant has lost its way in trying to become a nouveau, trendy joint. Big fail.

Date of visit: December 2015
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

First off the service was the best we've had in a long while. Everyone was to attentive and eager to help out. My husband had the spaghetti di mare and I the pollo montecarlo. The Pollo was fantastic! I'm not sure I've ever had anything...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank jstilts
Reviewed November 10, 2015

We have gone to this place for several years now, since sonny boy lived in the neighborhood attending UIC. The food is always excellent Italian, the house wines are very good and the place is vibrant.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank dickb403
Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Awesome linguini vongole and focaccia bread. Went in for lunch did not have to wait long. Will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank edithbunker1
Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Came back again and I still agree with my first rating. This restaurant is a nice Italian restaurant in the middle of Little Italy and definitely one of my favorites. It is a good place for a date night, as it is a quieter, more...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank AllisonJoe623
Reviewed October 26, 2015

My extended family went to dinner. There wasn't a bad meal for anyone. The margarita pizza was good. The pork chop Milanese was very good. The Lobster ravioli special was very good. The pastas are home made and very fresh. The porfiteros are excellent. The...More

Date of visit: October 2015
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Yes. Valet. Not too $$$.
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