Authentic Taste of Italy

Bringing authentic Italian cuisine to the heart of West Lakeview, Sal’s Trattoria is a family-friendly neighborhood restaurant. It is the combined vision of Partner Joseph Arnold, Manager/Partner Preston Owen and Chef/Partner Allen Sternweiler, who also own and operate the acclaimed Butcher & the Burger in Chicago’s Lincoln Park.

Chef Sternweiler, among the city’s most respected culinary leaders, pays homage to classic Italian fare on Sal’s well-rounded menu, serving house made antipasti, salads, pastas, entrees and more. The restaurant is open for dinner six days a week (closed Mondays), providing a charming dining experience for both the surrounding neighborhood and all those who appreciate a finely prepared Italian meal.

Antipasti

  • MEATBALLS 8

    Marinara

  • *GRILLED CALAMARI 15

    Capers, Tomatoes, Lemon, Olive Oil

  • *Sautéed Shrimp 18

    Sweet Corn Polenta, Italian Sausage Rafu

  • *MUSSELS 15

    Italian Sausage, Tomato, Garlic, Chili Flake, White Wine, Cream

  • * Heirloom Tomatoes 18

    Grilled Eggplant, Fresh Mozzarella, Saba Basil

  • *OCTOPUS 20

    Red Wine Braised, Orange Yogurt, Quinoa, Cucumber Relish, Calabrian Honey

  • *BEEf CARPACCIO 16

    Marinated Mushrooms, Parmesan, Arugula, Lemon Zest, Truffle Oil

  • *BURRATA 14

    Tomato Jam, Arugula, Pesto

  • *Denotes a gluten-free menu item, or an item that may be modified to be gluten-free.

Zuppe + Insalate

  • *CAESAR SALAD 13

    Anchovy, Toast Points

  • *Crab + Avocado 32

    Bibb Lettuce, Cucumber, Tomato, Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

  • *Summer Salad 15

    Shaved Aparagus, Mixed Greens , Feta, Apple, Radish, Olives, Sunflower Seeds, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Pasta

  • *RIGATONI BOLOGNESE 23

  • *Fettuccine CARBONARA 23

    Pancetta, Egg Yolk

  • *Linguine FRA DIAVOLO 28

    Squid Ink Linguine, Shrimp, Calabrian Peppers, Tomatoes, Lemon Cream

  • *Cavatelli 22

    Artichokes, Broccolini, Olive, Sicilian Pesto

  • *Bucatini Amatriciana 26

    Pork Jowl, Spring Onion, Marinara, Basil, Chili Flakes

  • *Denotes a gluten-free menu item, or an item that may be modified to be gluten-free.

Piatti Principali

  • *Rainbow TROUT PICCATA 24

    Artichokes, Sundried Tomato

  • *Lake Superior Whitefish 28

    Wild Rice, Kale, Mushrooms, Tomato, Spring Onion Pesto

  • CHICKEN PARMESAN 24

    Spaghetti Marinara

  • *14oz PORK CHOP 29

    Confit Potatoes, Onions, Mustard Greens, Apple, Honey-Mustard Sauce

  • *Denotes a gluten-free menu item, or an item that may be modified to be gluten-free.

Contorni

  • *Sauteed Spinach 8

    Lemon, Garlic, Parmesan

  • *Baked Brussels Sprouts 8

    Pancetta, Parmesan, Balsamic Glaze

  • *Grilled Asparagus 8

    Shaved Parmesan, Lemon

  • *Sweet Corn Polenta 8

  • *Confit Potatoes 8

Dolci

  • GELATO 7

    Housemade, Daily Selection

  • Lemon PANNA COTTA 8

    Blueberry Compote

  • TIRAMISU 10

    Saffron- Vanilla Sauce

  • CHOCOLATE TERRINE 10

    Mixed Berry Sauce

  • OLIVE OIL CAKE 9

    Sweet Mascarpone

  • CHEESECAKE 9

    Nutella, Hazelnut

Kids

  • SPAGHETTI MARINARA 7

  • SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL 8

  • FETTUCINI ALFREDO 7

  • RIGATONI BOLOGNESE 8

  • GNOCCHI 7

    Butter, Parmesan

(All kid’s meals include a scoop of our housemade gelato for dessert!)

Vino Bianchi

  • CORA ``Colline Pescaresi`` Pinot Grigio 2020 11/ 42

    Abruzzo IGP, Italy

  • Bortoluzzi Sauvignon Blanc 2020 13 / 49

    Fruili- Venezia Giulia, IGT, Italy

  • La Scolca ``White Label`` Gavi 2020 13 / 49

    Gavi DOCG, Italy

  • Antinori Bramito Della Sala Chardonnay 14 / 52

    2020 Umbria IGT, Italy

  • KLOSTER NEUSTIFT PINOT GRIGIO 2020 49

    Alto Adige DOC, Italy

  • FEUDI FALANGHINA DI SAN GREGORIO 2019 50

    CAMPANIA DOC, ITALY

  • FOUCHER LEBRUN ``Le Mont`` SANCERRE 2020 62

    Loire Valley, France

  • TENUTA TASCANTE ``BUONORA`` 2019 59

    Etna Bianco DOC, Italy

  • SUAVIA ``Monte Carbonare`` Garganega 2018 65

    Veneto DOC, Italy

Vino Rosato

  • ELENA WALCH ``2026`` 2020 12/46

    Trentino-Alto Adige IGT, ITALY

  • DOMAINES OTT ``BY.OTT`` 2019 56

    Provence, France

Vino Bolle

  • Lamberti Prosecco NV 12 / 46

    Veneto DOC, Italy

  • Cesarini Sforsa Brut Rose NV 15 / 55

    Trentino DOC, Italy

  • POL ROGER BRUT RESERVE NV 100

    Champagne, France

Vino Rossi

  • Marabino Nero d' Avalo 2018 14/ 53

    Sicily ITG, Italy

  • CASTELLO DI FARNETELLA Chianti 2019 13 / 48

    Tuscany DOCG, Italy

  • Borgogno Barbera d' Alba 2019 15/55

    Piedmont DOC, Italy

  • CASADEI ``Super Tuscan`` 2018 15 / 54

    Tuscany IGT, Italy

  • VALRAVN PINOT NOIR 2018 15 / 55

    Sonoma County, California

  • DONATI Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 14 / 54

    Paso Robles, California

Digestivo

  • Limoncello (Housemade) 9

  • Quinta Infantado Tawny Port 10yr 14

  • Donna Antonia Tawny Port 20yr 17

  • Pierre Ferrand Ambré Cognac 15

  • il Merlot di Nonino Grappa 17

  • Antica Red Vermouth 12

  • Amaro Nonino 14

  • Bráulio Amaro Alpino 13

  • Zucca Rabarbaro Amaro 11

  • Meletti Amaro 10

  • Fernet Branca 11

  • Chartreuse (Green) 13

  • Sambuca 12

  • Amaretto 11

  • Frangelico 11

  • Kahlua 11

  • Bailey’s 11

  • Cointreau 12

  • Antica Torino Vino Chinato 16

Vino RISERVA

  • MASERIA LI VELI Susamaniello 2020 59

    Puglia IGT, Italy

  • PELISSERO PIANI Barbera d'Alba 2018 65

    Piedmont DOC, Italy

  • Montesecondo CHIANTI CLASSICO 2019 67

    Tuscany DOCG, Italy

  • GRATTAMACCO Bolgheri ``Super Tuscan`` 2019 69

    Tuscany DOC, Italy

  • VAL DELLE ROSE Aurelio ``Super Tuscan`` 2016 83

    Tuscany DOC, Italy

  • PRUNOTTO ``Occhetti`` Langhe 2017 62

    Piedmont DOC, Italy

  • Cascina delle Rose Nebbiolo Langhe 2020 67

    Piedmont DOC, Italy

  • Borgogno ``No Name`` Langhe 2017 98

    Piedmont DOCG, Italy

  • Silvo Giamello Barbaresco 2017 89

    Piedmont DOCG, Italy

  • BRAVIUM Pinot Noir 2019 66

    Anderson Valley, California

  • Sandhi Pinot Noir 2019 76

    Santa Rita Hills, California

  • SILVER GHOST CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2019 72

    Napa Valley, California

  • OVIS Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 92

    High Valley, California

COCKTAILS

  • Sofia 14

    Mell Vodka, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, Cucumber, Basil

  • Negroni 15

    Stray Dog Wild Gin, Campari, Antica Red Vermouth

  • Old Fashioned 15

    Rittenhouse Rye, Demerara Syrup, Triple Bitters

  • Boulevardier 15

    Bulleit Bourbon, Campari, Antica Red Vermouth

  • Sal's Spritz 13

    Prosecco, Aperol, Soda, Orange

  • Decline and Fall 14

    Beefeater Gin, Campari, St. Germain

  • ALITALIA 14

    Elijah Craig Bourbon, Ramazotti Amaro, Aperol, Lemon Juice

  • TUSCAN SUNRISE 14

    Gran Dovejo Blanca Tequila, St. Germain, Grapefruit Juice

  • TREVI FOUNTAIN 15

    Malfy Gin con Limon, Galliano, Chartreuse, Peychaud's, Lemon Juice

  • SOUTHPORT MULE 13

    Tito's Vodka, Ginger Beer, Lime

WHISKEYS

  • Bowman Bros. 15

  • Buffalo Trace 14

  • Woodford Reserve Bourbon 20

  • Elijah Craig Bourbon 14

  • Bulleit Bourbon 13

  • Heaven's Door Double Barrel Bourbon 14

  • Michter’s Single Barrel Rye 14

  • Union Horse ``Reunion`` Rye 14

  • Sazerac Rye 14

  • Heaven's Door Straight Rye 17

  • Templeton Rye 4yr 15

  • Whistle Pig Rye 10yr 22

  • Sneaky Pete Single Malt Blend 15

  • Balvenie Doublewood 12yr 20

  • Laphroaig 10yr 16

  • Glunz “Macduff” 11yr 16

  • MacCallan 12yr 18

BEER

  • Miller Lite 5

  • Peroni 6

  • Allagash White 8

  • Lagunitas IPA 7

  • Menabrea Amber 8

Reservations

To Make A Dinner Reservation please call us @ 773-857-1401

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