Tufano's Vernon Park Tap

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1073 W Vernon Park Pl (at Racine)
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 733-3393
$ $
Tue–Thu: 11:00 AM–10:00 PM Fri: 11:00 AM–11:00 PM Sat: 4:00 PM–11:00 PM Sun: 3:00 PM–9:00 PM

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  • Cash only - no credit cards!
  • When pressed, the owners will admit that Tufanos founder served as Capones personal chef. Is the eggplant parmigiana still made the way Capone liked it? Who knows? But its dangerously good.
  • Lemon chicken, tufano's special salad and eggplant parm.
  • Tufano's special salad is delicious!
  • Amazing veal parmesan! cash only.
  • if you haven't tried the chicken picante, you're missing out. It's amazing!
  • shells and broccoli
  • The lobster ravioli was excellent.
  • A Chicago institution. Old school Italian in unpretentious settings. Cash only!
  • Great daily specials. Check the chalkboard!
  • Food was decent. Staff was friendly. Cash only. It kinda just tasted like homemade food though, so it didn't really feel worth going out to eat for me.
  • Great service. Delicious food. Waiters very nice !! Loved the place
  • Eggplant Parm is pretty amazing. Lemon Chicken is famous.
  • The food was great!
  • Arguably the best Italian spot in the city, never a bad meal here
  • Calamari was decent with the sauce. Chicken parm was very good. Staff is very nice except for the man in the front 6.5/10
  • Supposedly started because Al Capone attended Vernon's Tap and asked for food. The food was so good, he suggested they make a restaurant.
  • The eggplant parm will serve all your vegetarian hunger needs...
  • In 2008 Tufano's Vernon Park Tap was named one of "America's Classic Restaurants" by the James Beard Foundation, but nobody's putting on airs here.
  • I love this place great food but you can only pay by cash or check