With so many great Italian restaurants in Chicago, you might think it’s tough to pinpoint which ones are the best. Guess again. Because we just did it. We aren’t saying your favorite old school Italian joint around the corner isn’t worth eating at. We’re just saying these spots should be at the top of your list.

In no particular order, here are the best Italian restaurants in Chicago.

THE SPOTS

RPM Italian

River North
52 W Illinois St

8.0
MAP

Love ’em or hate ’em, there’s no denying delicious Italian food is the end result of the Lettuce Entertain You and Giuliana Rancic love affair. Prices are steep and you’ll be deep in the scene, but the food really is that good.