5 Best Italian Restaurants in the Gold Coast

Shopping along Oak Street, enjoying the scenic view at a lakefront park, or anything in-between, a day spent in the Gold Coast in Chicago is a day well spent. However, no visit to this picturesque neighborhood would be complete without a little taste of Italy. There are plenty of restaurants in this area that will tantalize your tastebuds. But perhaps none as much as those that offer authentic Italian flavors through homemade pasta, artisan pizzas, fresh seafood, and irresistible desserts. Here are 5 Gold Coast Italian restaurants that you—and your tastebuds—don't want to pass up!