Spiaggia Closes After 37 Years, Marking the Finish for Chicago’s Prime Italian Restaurant

In a shocking Friday morning announcement, Spiaggia — the usual for Italian eating in Chicago during the last 37 years — received’t reopen, a possession says they’re completely closed. Spiaggia, and its extra inexpensive sibling, Cafe Spiaggia, had been closed since final yr on the nook of Michigan Avenue and Oak Road. The restaurant is a Chicago icon overlooking the Magazine Mile with views from the second flooring overlooking Oak Road Seaside.

Spiaggia falls underneath the umbrella of Levy Eating places, the corporate that additionally owns River Roast alongside the Chicago River. Possession says that they had the intention of reopening, however blamed the choice to shut on the shortcoming to strike an settlement with their landlord to restructure their lease “which was essential to mirror the realities of working a restaurant in an workplace constructing post-pandemic.”

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