Fodor's Expert Review Nico Osteria

$$$ Near North Italian

On a premier corner of the Gold Coast, in The Thompson Chicago, is this seafood-focused gem helmed by award-winning chef Jacob Verstegen. Go here for elevated seafood dishes, a well-stocked raw bar with oysters and crudos, house-made pastas like the lamb bolognese, an exceptional cocktail program and people-watching galore on the wraparound patio. And don't skimp on the pastries as pastry chef Samantha Santiago Torres is turning out some of the best in town.

Italian Sophisticated Breakfast Lunch Dinner Dessert $$$

Quick Facts

1015 N. Rush St.
Chicago, Illinois  60611, USA

312-994–7100

www.nicoosteria.com

Known For:
  • Creative cocktails
  • Fabulous pastries
  • Excellent breakfast

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