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Where to go for Italian on the Northside?

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Where to go for Italian on the Northside?

sobaguy | Jul 15, 2008 10:06 AM

I am going out with a group of 6 Japanese (4adults and 2 teenagers) out for dinner tomorrow night. They have all lived in the States and are comfortable with the restaurant scene in Chicago. I'd like to get them some good Italian food and would like the restaurant to be no further north then Wrigleyville(3600 north). One family will be sightseeing downtown and have a car for transport. The others will be coming in on the Kennedy for the burbs by car.

Looking for a mid-ranged Italian restaurant with good food. Right now thinking of going to Mia Francescas on Clark. I also thought of Rose Angelis on Wrightwood but heard from others that they were disappointed with the food on their last recent meal. Any ideas on where to go?

I'd like a place where I can make a reservation and 2 of our party may be a bit late. Therefore, want a restaurant that would seat the 5 of us so we can start with appetizers before the last 2 arrive. Last of all, valet is a plus. Any recommendations you have would be much appreciated.

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