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PR Italian Bistro

) #1,308 of 7,710 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ Wine Bar, Italian
3908 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613-2926
+1 773-404-8955
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“pizza rustica” (11 reviews)
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Wine Bar, Italian
$$ - $$$
3908 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613-2926
Neighbourhood: Wrigleyville
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to PR Italian Bistro (formerly Pizza Rustica) for years. They have always served more than pizza (they do have great pizza) but they have really stepped up the non-pizza menu and it is great. I had a pheasant pasta last night...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 24 February 2017

While I'm just down the road from this establishment, I have to limit my visits to PR Italian Bistro or else I'd be eating my weight in pizza every week. I have yet to have a bad meal here, although I will admit, I tend...More

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I surprisingly ended up here with a couple of friends for a casual dinner, great place with great ambiance and friendly servers. The pizzas were great and the Pasta Amatriciana was very good in flavor but the pasta a bit overcooked and not al dente....More

Thank Flavia L
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I was meeting a former colleague here who was delayed but enjoyed people watching and the great happy hour at the bar with $5 wine selections and some good value menu items. We enjoyed a nice meat and cheese plate and more good wine. You...More

Thank GK1959
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this Italian Bistro on Sheridan near Irving Park Road. Ambience is super. Will have to go back in the summer when they can open the front to the outside. Wait staff was very professional and friendly. Nice wine selection. We had the goat...More

Thank Teri K
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Had a great dinner last Sunday night. The restaurant was very busy because of an event nearby, but service was still very good. The food was excellent and tastes were outstanding. The staff from the wonderful host station to the bussers were extremely efficient. Our...More

Thank Walt3667
Reviewed 18 October 2016

When we visit our daughter in Chicago, Rustica's is always on our list to eat. Their pizza is absolutely the best! They have a very nice outside eating area, which is fun to sit at and watch people walk by. Waiters/Waitresses have always been very...More

Thank 968rkg
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Always great food and service, we often stop on our way to and or from the Cubs game, it has become a regular favorite spot for us to dine.

Thank JRD86
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Super friendly service, great beer selection and welcoming regulars. We feel at home here. Loved the pizza and the rotating chalkboard specials. Last night we enjoyed an interesting and delicious take on gumbo. It is not fine dining, just good creative food priced well.

Thank jim590
Reviewed 11 September 2016

There are a ton of Italian restaurants in the Lakeview area, but this one is hands down our favorite in the neighborhood. We only order off the blackboard menu - we learned this the first time we went there. This is where the chef is...More

Thank Lance E
This energetic sub-neighborhood, part of the larger
Lakeview neighborhood, has a split personality. In the
daytime you can stroll along its streets and enjoy a
quiet meal, shop for gifts, walk along the row homes
or sit peacefully in Graceland Cemetery. After dark,
the neighborhood springs to life. Go bar-hopping along
Addison and Sheffield Avenue or join the crowd at the
historic Wrigley Field for live music. If there’s a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Wine Bar, Italian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3908 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60613-2926
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wrigleyville
  • Neighbourhood: Wrigleyville
  • Phone Number: +1 773-404-8955
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Born and raised in Venice, Head Chef & Owner, Stefano Roman, arrived in Chicago at the age of 33. He began cooking professionally simply because his natural, incredible talent enabled him to do so. Brought up by the rich traditions of European home cooking, PR Italian Bistro specializes in rustic, 'bistro-style', Italian-inspired, global cuisine. His talents are further showcased in his daily blackboard menu, where his creativity shines and dishes are composed based on his imaginative cravings and local market availability. His goal is to bring unique, creative, exceptional meals to the plate in a way that will keep you coming back for more.

With Stefano's creations at the forefront, the Bar at PR offers a hand-picked selection of World-Class Brews, Global Wines, Top-Shelf Spirits, & Original Recipe, Hand-Crafted Cocktails.

Knowledgeable, courteous, attentive service. Seasonal outdoor cafe | Husband & wife owned & operated.