Tufano's Vernon Park Tap

1073 W Vernon Park Chicago, IL 60607
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  • Posted by mlsweeneyMarch 26, 2022

    I had the Veal Picante w/ Pine Nuts and my fiancee had the Chicken Parmigiana w/ Pasta (both from the show). I thought my dish was very tasty and is the best Veal I've ever had. I also had a bite of the Chicken Parmigiana and thought it was fantastic (my fiancee loved it as well). The atmosphere was also very cool and felt family-friendly (everyone was so nice and treated you like you've always gone there). 9.2/10

  • Posted by Midka89March 18, 2013

    They seem to have lost a lot of their flair recently, but the food is still good. Slow service and attitudes will turn you off though.

  • Posted by Guy B.December 22, 2011

    My son and I were in Chicago in November and stopped by this restaurant for dinner. He had the lemon chicken, and I had the veal parmigiana. We were both pleased with our entree's. Good home style Italian cooking. You can tell that it has a neighborhood following and that many of the folks who come there to eat are family, friends, neighbors and fans of the establishment. It was a great eating experience, and I can wholeheartedly recommend it.

  • Posted by WigJuly 28, 2011

    AWESOME! Worth the cab ride from the city! Cannot wait to fly back to Chicago just so I can dine at this place!

  • Posted by Bianca SovichDecember 15, 2010

    I wish I had the receipe for the Shells, broccoli, shrimp.  Really, really.

  • Posted by Bianca SovichDecember 15, 2010

    I wish I had the receipe for the Shells, broccoli, shrimp.  Really, really.

  • Posted by DonnyJune 13, 2010

    Great food!!! The stuffed shells are to die for. I have traveled there twice from Indiana after seeing it on tv and I will go back again sometime soon.

  • Posted by ElisaSeptember 19, 2009

    I am a born and raised Chicago girl and University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) alum.  I walked past this restaurant on a regular basis for years when I was working on my undergrad (Tufano's is hidden away on a side street directly across from UIC's campus.)  I finally decided to stop in one day and after that I was hooked!  Tufano's is the place to go for a simple, yet delicious Italian dinner.  It's great to see one of my favorite restaurants in the city get the recognition it deserves.  Check it out!

  • Posted by PeterSeptember 14, 2009

    The lemon chicken and the grilled pork chops are killer. Their pasta is fresh and the crispy potatos? Yum!

  • Posted by GuestAugust 12, 2009

    This is my favorite italian spot.  Not too classy, but definately not a dive (or diner or drive-in).  Great during the summer when you can sit outside.  Highly recomended!

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