Welcome to Il Culaccino

Italian restaurant in Chicago with great ambiance


Join Us For Delicious Plates & Unique Wines


Franco’s Restaurant Group is excited to introduce Il Culaccino, open for your enjoyment seven days a week in the South Loop’s McCormick Square community. Sample unique wines and delicious plates accompanied by the friendly and superior service that has become the hallmark of Franco’s Restaurant Group, family-owned since 1989.

A Thrilling, New McCormick Square Restaurant


Anchored in the Arrive Lex Apartment Tower, 2134 South Indiana, Il Culaccino is just steps away from Wintrust Arena and a short walk from McCormick Place.

Be prepared to have your senses thrilled, before or after exploring McCormick Square, Chicago’s most exciting and vibrant new entertainment district.

We look forward to enhancing your visit to the neighborhood, whether you’re here for a convention, concert, or a casual stroll through the South Loop. Il Culaccino will provide you with a warm and comfortable gathering place to enjoy intimate dinners, family celebrations, business meetings, pre- and post-game retreats and private events.

Il Culaccino restaurant exterior