Find the best of Traditional and Modern Italian cuisine at our McCormick Square location, 2134 S. Indiana Avenue, near Soldier Field, Wintrust Arena, and McCormick Place. We have a full-service restaurant, bar, outdoor patio, and offer carryout, private events, and catering.

Monday–Thursday 11am – 9pm
Friday–Saturday 11am – 10pm
Sunday 11am – 9pm

Italian menu including baked clams!


A part of Franco’s Restaurant Group, IL Culaccino’s concept includes an upscale casual dining restaurant, full-service bar, outdoor patio, and a vast list of fine and award-winning wines.

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Italian Restaurant with great wine list in Chicago


Private Events Venue and Catering in Chicago

Events & Catering

Il Culaccino offers catering and private events. Perfect for corporate events, conferences, meetings, rehearsal dinners, anniversary parties, and holiday parties. Click the links below to learn more.

Private Events


Table filled with the best Italian food in Chicago
Fork with pasta marinara
Table filled with the best Italian food in Chicago


Delicious Plates & Award-winning Wines


Some of Il Culaccino’s house favorite dishes include Whipped Ricotta Tuffo, Linguini with Clam Sauce, Bone-In Berkshire Pork Chop, a variety of homemade pasta, Chicken Giardiniera and much more. Enjoy your dinner with one of our award-winning wines.

We’re Big on Loyalty

Start Earning Rewards by Joining Our Loyalty Program

Every 100 points you earn is redeemable for $5. Get 25 bonus points after completing your enrollment. To begin, fill out the form below to sign up for our mailing list.​ Then, the next time you dine with us,​ let your server know that you’d like to complete your enrollment in the loyalty program. Your purchase that day will complete your enrollment and you’ll receive your bonus points.


Gift Cards

Looking for the perfect gift for your Italian food lover? Give the gift of Il Culaccino! Available for purchase at the restaurant.

Get in Touch


Please feel free to contact us by whichever means is most convenient for you.

2134 S Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

(312) 794-5300

Italian food classics