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Nella Pizza e Pasta

  • 1125 E. 55th St., Chicago, 60615, United States
  • 25 - 45 USD • Italian, Pizza
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Pies available for takeout and delivery. Call for specials.

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MICHELIN Guide United States

Nella Pizza e Pasta

  • 1125 E. 55th St., Chicago, 60615, United States
  • 25 - 45 USD • Italian, Pizza
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

The name of this delicious Hyde Park offering belongs to chef and owner, Nella Grassano, a classically trained pizzaiola. Together with her restaurateur partner, Francesco, the couple’s warm hospitality is the icing on the cake to an experience built around solid cooking. Favorite items include house-made pasta, laced with pristine ingredients and cooked to al dente perfection; or blistered Neapolitan pies, so fresh and authentic they’ll transport you straight to the Italian countryside.Don’t sleep on the starters though, like calamari affogati braised to perfection in a spicy tomato sauce studded with salt-brined black olives. Sop up the incredible sauce with Grassano’s lip-smacking bread, baked in-house and served warm from the wood-burning oven.

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  • = Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking
  • ò Simple restaurant
Speciality
  • Calamari affogati
  • La Bomba ciotta ciotta stuffed with various fillings including sausage, cheese
  • Baba au rum

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • ˆ Brunch
  • Counter dining
  • Credit card / Debit card accepted
  • E Non-smoking restaurant
  • r Outside dining available
  • Take away
  • a Wheelchair access

Information

+1 773-643-0603

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