Featuring small Italian plates of house-made pastas, Neapolitan pizza, and cheese and salumi, Quartino is one of Chicago’s best stops for those who are in the mood for good Italian fare at an affordable price. Created by Hugo Ralli, Steve Lombardo, and Executive Chef John Coletta, Quartino aims to combine Italy’s best osteria and enoteca to come up with an authentic Italian wine and dine experience.

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Some of its widely recommended items include the rich duck prosciutto, mortadella, and the fried polenta sticks. All these and more are, of course, go perfectly well with their wide selection of fine wine and other beverages.

Restaurant Schedule

Quartino is open every day for lunch and dinner until late in the evening.

Mondays to Fridays: 11:30 AM to 2:00 AM

Saturdays: 11:30 AM to 3:00 AM

*Kitchen is open until 1:00 AM and Pizza orders are until 2:00 AM

Sundays: 11:30 AM to 1:00 AM

*Kitchen is open until 12:00 Midnight


? Neapolitan Pizze: Bianca (No Tomato Sauce), Marinara (No Cheese), Rucolina, Margherita, Sausage, Quattro Formaggi, Pepperoni, Funghi, Stefano (No Tomato Sauce) Vegetarian, Campania, Soprano, D’Anitra, Quattro Stagioni, San Daniele

? Salumeria Tasting: Select two from Salumi, Formaggi, Spuntini, Olives

? Cicchetti/Wine Bar Plates: Veal Meatball Slider, Bruschette, White Bean and Garlic Spread, House Made Goats Milk Ricotta, Dates Wrapped in Pancetta, Angus Beef Carpaccio, Veal Meatballs Napoli, Polpette al Sugo di Pomodoro, Polenta Fries

? Zuppe e Insalate/Soup and Salad: Sun-Dried Tomato Soup, Chicken Soup, Minestrone Soup, Romaine Hearts, Baby Spinach, Wild Arugula, Caprese, Salumi Salad, Burrata, Tuscan Kale

? Fondue: Italian Artisan Blend

? Pasta in Casa: Gnocchi, Ravioli, Cavatelli, Fettuccine Alfredo, Pappardelle al Sugo di Manzo, Tagliatelle alla Bolognese, Stracci di Grano Arso, Tortellini

? Pasta Secca/Imported Pasta: Orecchiette, Spaghetti Pomodoro, Linguine with Clams, Penne alla Vodka, Rigatoni

? Risi: Shrimp Risotto, Tuscan Sausage Risotto, Porcini and Truffle Risotto, Asparagus Risotto

? Verdure/Vegetables: Eggplant Parmigiana, Broccoli Rabe, Sauteed Spinach, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Scarola e Fagioli, Potato Puree

? Frutti de Mare/Seafood: Shrimp, Salmon, Roasted Baby Octopus, Crisp Calamari, Steamed Clams, Brodetto ai Frutti di Mare

? Specialita/Specialties: Knife Cut Artisan Sausage, Farmhouse Chicken, Beef Short Rib, Braised Pork Shank, Organic Veal Skirt Steak

? Olives: Sicilian Oil, Castelvetrano, Cerignola, Assortment

? Spuntini: Sicilian Caponata, Roasted Peppers, Giardiniera Romana, Roasyet Beet Salad, Artichokes Campobasso

? Salumi: Salmette, Soppressata, Truffle Salame, Duck Proscuitto,Carne Salada, Coppa, Fiocco di Proscuitto, Proscuitto San Daniele, Speck, Proscuitto Cotto, Mortadella, Salame Milanese

In addition to the items above, the menu also comes with a selection of wines. Items are subject to change.

Private Dining

Quartino’s interior is considered a perfect setting for celebrations and gatherings of all kinds and sizes. They can accommodate groups from 10 to 120 guests for lunches, dinners, cocktails, and antipasti parties. Whether it’s for a formal corporate dinner or an intimate family celebration, Quartino can be an ideal choice of venue. They also have special menus for these private events which can be adjusted to best suit the needs of the occasion.

For more information about reservations for private dining, call 312-698-5001. For other inquiries, call 312-698-5000 or visit Quartino’s official website.


Quartino, 626 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: 312-698-5000

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