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Thank you for choosing to dine with us. To help ensure the safety of our guests and employees during this time, we have set in place new dining standards. We sincerely appreciate your cooperation and loyalty.

  • Dine-in services will remain at 40% capacity indoors and 50% capacity on the patio.
  • We’re introducing disposable and digital menus and will maintain thorough sanitation procedures and continuous hand washing.
  • Guests are required to wear masks while in the restaurant, masks are required during all interactions with the service team and only to be removed when eating or drinking.
  • All guests will have their temperatures taken prior to entering the restaurant. Any guest with a temperature over 100.0 Degrees Fahrenheit will not be allowed to dine with us.
  • All guests must confirm they have not traveled to any area on the current travel restriction list within the last 14 days
  • To help offset restrictions on our business resulting from the COVID-19 crisis, a 4% surcharge has been added to all guest checks. If you would like this removed, please let us know.

Your continued support and patience during this time are truly appreciated. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns.

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Welcome to il Porcellino!

Il Porcellino, located in the heart of River North in downtown Chicago, is a neighborhood restaurant offering classic Italian-American comfort food in a casual setting. Our seasonal menu focuses on housemade pastas, vegetable antipasti and daily specials, all crafted with ingredients sourced from quality artisans, purveyors and local farmers. The fun and approachable wine program encourages sharing with selections from southern and central Italy.

Virtual Burrata Lasagna Cooking Class

Make lifelong memories in the kitchen with the il Porcellino famiglia during an interactive Virtual Burrata Lasagna Cooking Class on Wednesday, October 21 at 6:00 PM.

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aperol spritz

Happy Hour

Join us for Happy Hour every Monday – Friday from 4pm – 6pm. Featuring $6 Aperol Spritz, $4 Peroni and $6 Wines By the Glass. Available on the patio or in the dining room.

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rigatoni alla vodka

Weekday Pick-Me-Up Menu for Two

Tired of cooking? Let us help! Enjoy our new Weekday Pick-Me-Up Menu that that serves two and includes House-Baked Focaccia with Marinara, Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Prime Beef Meatballs, Rigatoni alla Vodka and Homemade Gelato for just $45.95, plus tax! Available every Monday – Wednesday from 12 PM – 6 PM for pick up.

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chicken parmesan

Sunday Supper for Two

Serves two for $49.95. Includes Our Italian Salad, Tuscan Cheese Bread, Rigatoni alla Vodka, Chicken Parmesan and Tiramisu. Available on Sunday.

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burrata lasagna on table with various ingredients

Burrata Lasagna Kit

Make lifelong memories in the kitchen with the all-new Il Porcellino Burrata Lasagna Kit, where we take the guesswork (and almost all of the prep) out of your next meal. Once your Family Meal arrives, uncork the bottle of Chianti and enjoy fresh-baked Focaccia and Prime Beef Meatballs while you assemble and bake a pan of our signature Burrata Lasagna. Finish the meal with our homemade Tiramisu for dessert. The Il Porcellino Burrata Lasagna Kit serves four for just $99.95 (plus tax). The first 30 orders will also receive an Il Porcellino apron.

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