A favorite among both Chicagoans and tourists, Carmine's remains the place to see and be seen year after year. People-watch on our acclaimed patio, or choose a cozy, intimate booth inside. Our passion for traditional Italian dishes has created our fine menu of tried and true classics sure to impress your pallet. Our signature sausage and peppers, jumbo stuffed mushrooms, famous fish salad, and tender chicken vesuvio will please even the most vivacious appetite. Carmine's authentic pastas, savory lamb chops, veal saltimbocca, and mouthwatering New York Strip Steak prepared either vesuvio or Italiano style are guaranteed favorites. On the weekends, brunch offers the perfect mix of sweet and savory from Banana's Foster French Toast to Crab Cake Benedict, perfectly paired with one of our signature morning cocktails.