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Ballo - CLOSED

445 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654-4601
+1 312-832-7700
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible6%
6 May 2011
“Very good food”
15 Aug 2010
“Getting Worse”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
445 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654-4601
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 6 May 2011

Ate dinner here. Very prompt and friendly service. Large meals, very good. Well-priced.

1  Thank cvandenbraak
Reviewed 15 August 2010

This place used to be a great diner style place. Since being taken over by Rosebud it has gone steadily downhill. I travel to Chicago frequently and since this place is close to the hotel I stay in I have eaten here at least 10...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2009

3.5 stars. The service and food was very good, but did not like the atmosphere and the restaurant is small. The tables are too close together!

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Reviewed 11 January 2009

The waiter was defective...very odd little man. Made it a 1-star evening.

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Reviewed 19 August 2008

Kinda greasy - the food and the staff.

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Reviewed 4 August 2008

I recently ate at Ballo when on business in Chicago. I do not know why people have given the food a low rating. My experience at Ballo was quite positive! We had the stuffed mushrooms as an appetizer, the eggplant salad, and the sausage ravioli....More

Thank iskicolorado
Reviewed 15 April 2008

food was okay - a little greasy - just like the weird italian porn movie they were playing while we were there. Interesting.

Thank carolynrechel
Reviewed 12 April 2008

River North area just a few blocks west of MI ave & about 3 blocks north of the river. Large portions with great daily specials. Part of small chain of mostly Italian restaurants in Chicago area (Rosebud's & Carmines included). The 8 finger cavatelli is...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 16 February 2008

I ate here with a friend for dinner and the meal was great. I had some pasta carbonara that was to die for and there were about 3 servings of it. The desserts are also huge - awesome choc. fudge cake. This is a small...More

1  Thank chilady34
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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 5 December 2007

3 visits = 3 disappointments. It disguises itself as a chic Italian eatery however it is anything but. Among other things they play Italian stereo type films constantly uncut so taking the family there is out of the question. The cuisine is glorified chef boyarde...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654-4601
    (Illinois)
  • Public Transportation: The Grand stop on the Red Line is .1 mile to the North East, on the corner of Grand Avenue and State Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-832-7700
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