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Osteria La Madia

#333 of 7,663 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Near North Side
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59 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654 (Clark)
+1 312-329-0400
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place, somewhat obscure from outside. The menu is unique and creative. The marinated grape pizza and the breads are simply outstanding.

Thank MAG_Chicago_312
Chicago, Illinois
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2,449 reviews
1,354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,562 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Owner/chef Jonathan Fox of Osteria La Madia built his restaurant around his own pizza recipe. It's different, not traditional. The dough and cheese and meat and other ingredients and toppings have a smoked or wood-fired taste. This isn't your traditional thin crust cheese and sausage. How about Triple Pepperoni, Fennel sausage, Moroccan spiced lamb sausage or roasted grape and Taleggio... More 

Thank Taylor B
Jericho, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I were both traveling on business and decided to eat at Osteria la Madia as it was near her hotel. We were seated right away but didn't see a waitress for a few minutes. When she finally showed up my friend asked if we could get some bread. Her response was "You want some bread?" along with... More 

Thank Mindy S
Charlottesville, Virginia
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I went here for restaurant week with my wife and another couple. We all got the restaurant week deal for $33 that included an appetizer, salad, entrée and dessert. The reason I say this whole meal is a good bang for the buck is the big portions that left us with a whole pizza to take home and delectable truffle... More 

Thank Michal F
San Diego, California
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154 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Amazing menu and wine selection. Pizza and deserts are just amazing. Not to mention design. Offers prix-fix menu for lunches..

Thank OLEG V
Columbia, Missouri
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817 reviews
506 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Chicago is known for their pizza but I don't really like their deep dish style. Decided to check this place out after reading great reviews online. I was not disappointed. We ordered 4 or 5 pizzas for our table so it was fun to eat family style and try different styles/flavors. Had a good pasta entree also. Service was quick... More 

Thank John S
Roskilde, Denmark
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208 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Went here with some colleagues for a quick dinner. We ended up with ordering as much as possible, and then shared. Everything is so tasty and fresh. The starter brushetta w. mushrooms is divine. A bit difficult to find this restaurent, but absolutely worth the effort.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is great for friends dinner, date night or other. Not to expensive and great sharing plates. The ambience is cozy and modern. Service was excellent, very friendly staff. I would highly recommend trying when visiting Chicago! Great salads, appetizers, pasta, and pizza. ;)

Thank jennyori1
Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The dinner I had here has mixed reviews. The appetizers were outstanding. There was a warm out of the over bread with a green truffle cream sauce to dip in. The mushroom bruschetta was out of this world and the salads were also excellent. Ironically the two choices of past that I tried were not good at all. I would... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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275 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had our son and daughter-in-law's baby shower there last week. We went for brunch with 22 people. They gave us the back half of the restaurant and it worked out perfect. A big thanks to Brooke Walton, General Manager, for making this special day really special. We had a Prix Fixe brunch which had a large assortment of dishes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654
  • Public Transportation: Red Line Train: Grand & State
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-329-0400
At La Madia, two pleasures - great food and distinctive, delicious wines - come together. La Madia is an urban restaurant that upholds Italian tradition. Every day, our chefs make our pizza dough and fresh pasta from scratch from little more than flour, water, and salt. The menu is designed for sharing, with flavor-packed, wood-fired pizzas that change seasonally, inventive salads, and savory pasta dishes. Desserts are all made on the premises, in keeping with what's available in the market.The wine list is a wine lover's dream, with more than 75 wines by the glass and hundreds of bottles. And every week, we feature two of our favorite wines for just $5 per glass. In addition to wine and more than 25 beers, La Madia offers innovative cocktails, many of which are made from spirits infused in-house.

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