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Osteria Via Stato

#82 of 7,709 Restaurants in Chicago
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620 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3853 (Ontario)
+1 312-642-8450
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Wed 17:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been using Osteria for our corporate dinners for several years and it's been wonderful! Their event coordinators are on top of things and extremely professional. The menu is outstanding, the service excellent, and the ambiance of the restaurant is intimate and relaxing. When you have the best in Chicago, why go anywhere else!

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Vermillion, South Dakota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids and I wandered in from the hotel, hoping to enjoy some real food before a baseball game. My kids were celebrating their birthday, and Dario introduced us to the dinner menu...and we were immersed in the best service and food, ever. George and Dario kept bringing food, and we had a fabulous evening complete with a wonderful Tuscan... More 

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SocialBD, General Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a great review. Glad you had such a nice birthday with us. We are very lucky to have Jorge and Dario with us, hope you get to come back and see us again soon! More 

Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Embassy Suites Hotel where this restaurant/bar is located. The staff were so responsive and friendly. The food....delicious! Also a great spot to go for a drink.

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Thank Luisa H
SocialBD, General Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review Luisa, Hope to see you again soon! More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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578 reviews
431 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here while on business. Was seated right away. Ordered drinks and was served good bread. Interesting menu. Started with a ceaser salad and a capris salad. Ceaser was very good for $11 and the capris salad was also very good. Mario chicken with broccollini was very good and was all breast meat. The risotto was good and the seafood... More 

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SocialBD, General Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Hope to see you in again soon More 

Glen ellyn
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147 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the hotel lobby there appears to be a reception stand, but its really a server stand so of no one is there you may think it's seat yourself, which i did when i first walked in. Then a voice from mid restaurant waved sand asked if he could help. So, the first part ijs a pizzeria & bar sand... More 

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SocialBD, General Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, and I apologize for the confusion. We have addressed with our team and corrected. Hope you will try us again in the future. More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh my goodness! This place had been recommended to me by a few people. I understand why. I sat at the bar and was waited on by Earl. I had the lunch special which included a bowl of soup, an entree and a slice of chocolate torte. The entrees included in the special were sandwiches, but you could upgrade to... More 

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SocialBD, General Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Kris! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to my husband and I by our Lyft driver who has been living in Chicago for over 20 years. It certainly lived up to the hype! The food is absolutely phenomenal! The bread and olive oil served before the meal alone was incredible. For an appetizer we really enjoyed the grilled octopus. My husband loved his... More 

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SocialBD, General Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! Your Lyft driver sounds like a real stand up guy as well. Hope to see you soon! More 

Fairhope, Alabama
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to book Osteria Va Stato for our Easter Sunday dinner (not brunch) during out holiday stay in Chicago. It was within walking of out Warwick Allerton hotel and is worth the visit!! The venue is nice with great atmosphere, we sat in the back dining room and that was worth it given the occasion. The meal was divine!!... More 

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SocialBD, General Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your Easter with us Holly! So happy you had such a nice time. Hope to see you soon. More 

Sandy, Utah
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I was attending a professional conference at the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown. At lunch time, it was raining cats and dogs, so decided to get a quick lunch at Osteria Via Stato. I had the lunch special which included a cup of soup (which I didn't get), a sandwich, and a sliver of chocolate tart. Everything was delicious. Service could've... More 

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SocialBD, General Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We will do a better job keeping a look at conferences upstairs. Rainy days tend to keep people close. We will be ready next time. Thanks for the feedback. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Alexandria, Louisiana
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered a specialty pizza that came with an egg on top. It was really good! The crust is very thin. I was staying at the hotel so I ordered it to go. The service was fast and friendly.

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SocialBD, General Manager at Osteria Via Stato, responded to this review

Glad you could check us out while you were in town. Thanks for the great review. Hope to have you back More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3853
    (Ontario)
  • Public Transportation: CTA bus stop at Ontario & State, Grand - Red Line, River North
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-642-8450
Description
(OH-STEH-REE-YAH) A casual Italian tavern where people gather to enjoy antipasti with wine, a plate of pasta or an Italian feast, all served with the warmth and hospitality of family. Osteria Via Stato, a Lettuce Entertain You restaurant follows this definition and the Italian tradition of seasonally prepared dishes featuring local ingredients and artisanal producers paired with an all Italian wine list. Osteria Via Stato opens daily at five.
Pizzeria Via Stato located adjacent to Osteria Via Stato is a cozy, Roman-style pizzeria that continues to highlight Executive Chef Digregorio’s passion for market-fresh ingredients. The tavern pizzas have crispy, thin crust with both artisanal and classic toppings. The tavern also features 300 Italian wines, local bottles and draft beers as well as an extensive selection of small plates. Pizzeria Via Stato offers both lunch and dinner

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