For centuries, pizza and pasta battled for the title of Italy’s most beloved dish, an honor that was ultimately bestowed upon Sophia Loren. Enjoy Italian excellence with this Groupon.
$15 for $30 Worth of Italian Fare
The menu includes toasted ravioli appetizers with house-made marinara ($6.50), specialty pizzas from the wood-burning oven ($13.50–$19.50), chicken limone entrees with cream-lemon butter sauce ($15.95), and eggplant parmigiana paninis in house tomato sauce ($6.95).
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Owners Tony and Dan conjured Caponies Trattoria as teenagers, envisioning an authentic Italian eatery sustained by a menu of Tony’s time-tested Old World recipes. Now at a new location after 16 years in the same spot, Caponies Trattoria still boasts the same owners and culinary pedigree. The Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago magazine praise the restaurant’s wood-burning brick oven, where crackling infernos forge 10 specialty pizzas without employing the kitchen’s long-since-decommissioned staff dragon. Crack chefs challenge guests with devising their own pasta from any combination of 7 noodles, 10 toppings, and 8 robust sauces, such as a spice-laden meat sauce and the Suprema’s blissful union of alfredo and marinara. Neon signage accompanies aged family photographs atop a stone archway, ushering diners into a charming rustic interior buzzing with a convivial vibe fueled by the bar’s selection of domestic and imported beers.
7419 W Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, Illinois 60634