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Breakfast Lunch Craft Cocktails Tasty Value Coffee Brunch New Menu Instagrammable Now Open Comfort Food Italian River North

Osteria La Madia, the ever-evolving Italian eatery in River North, has launched brunch service. Every Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., chefs Jonathan Fox and Anderson Hardy feature antipasti (brioche cinnamon roll; salmon belly crostini; pickled peaches), breakfast entrees (fried egg bruschetta; crispy porchetta; house-cured brisket sandwich), breakfast pizzas (shaved fingerling potato and egg yolk; egg and proscuitto di parma; carbonara), signature pizzas (triple pepperoni; pork belly; 3 hour roasted grape), as well as sides and smaller plates (Nueskies applewood smoked bacon; crispy potatoes and aioli; peaches and greens). The complete menu is outlined below.

Brunch cocktails are plentiful, from negronis and Italian pisco sours to large format, mix-your-own mimosas and bellinis. The cocktail menu is also listed below. As a welcoming treat, all guests receive a complimentary basket of mini-donuts from sister restaurant, Firecakes (one basket per table).

Osteria La Madia is open for lunch Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; dinner Sunday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5 p.m.-midnight; and brunch is now served on Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Happy Hour (half-off all wines by the glass; $2 bruschetta) is offered at the bar Sunday-Thursday, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Osteria La Madia
59 W. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654

Brunch Menu


Brioche Cinnamon Roll – red wine currents, toasted walnut, bourbon icing $7

Potato Fritters – mortadella, scallions, housemade yogurt, thyme and dried fruit $8

Prosciutto and Melon – avocado, cucumber, herbs and cream fraiche $11

Seasonal Fruit and House-Made Yogurt – pistachio granola $7

Salmon Belly Crostini – rye toast, goat cheese, caper berry gremolata and micro celery $16

Roasted Cauliflower Ragout – ciabatta crostini, pickled corn, roasted mushrooms and thyme $8

Pickled Peaches – shaved almonds, shaved radish, kale, currents and house-made farm cheese $9

Brunch Entrees

Creamy Polenta – laughing bird shrimp, Jonah crab, Fresno chili, and arrabiata sauce $15

Crispy Porchetta – Roasted tomatoes, melted mozzarella, scrambled eggs, and crispy potatoes $13

Smoked Salmon – Arugula, caperberries, gremolata, soft boiled egg, ciabatta $17

Fried Egg Bruschetta – grilled ciabatta, garlic spinach, aioli, bacon, sausage and fontina $12

House-made Lombrichelli Carbonara – Brussels sprouts and bacon, poached egg $14

House-Cured Brisket Sandwich – Italian roll, Italian beef, aioli, sauerkraut and giardiniera $13

Breakfast Pizzas

Shaved Fingerling Potato and Egg Yolk - caramelized onions, Italian parsley, parmesan and garlic $13

Egg and Proscuitto Di Parma – white sauce, chopped parsley, cacio cavola, cracked black pepper $18

Tarte Flambe with Eggs – Bacon Onions and fontina $16

Carbonara – white sauce, guanciale, chopped parsley, cacio cavallo, cracked black pepper $18

Signature Pizzas

Triple Pepperoni– Mozzarella, basil and white truffle oil $17

Pork Belly– Slagel Farms smoked pork belly, braised kale, caramelized onions and smoked mozzarella $16

Margarita – San Marzano tomatoes, bufala mozzarella, and basil $14

Parma Classico – shaved prosciutto di parma, arugula and grana padano $16

3 Hour Roasted Grape – Taleggio $13

Sides and Smaller Plates

Bacon (all three, $15)
Nueskies Applewood Smoked $6
Volpi Panchetta, Dry Cured $6
D’Artagnan, Smoked Bacon $7

Peaches and greens $8
Poached eggs and prosciutto $11
Crispy Potatoes and aioli $6
Fried egg and gremolata $7
Toast and olive oil $4
Sardinian Bread $8

Brunch Beverages


Espresso, Cappuccino, Latte, Macchiato, Americano, Brewed, House Made Iced Cold Brew

House Pressed Orange Juice

Bellini e Mimose $12
Luna Nuda Prosecco, choose from: white peach puree, apricot puree, fresh squeezed orange juice, pineapple juice, pomegranite juice, grapefruit juice

Bevande con Liquore $12

Negroni Bianco
Contratto Bianco, Plymouth gin, Luxardo Maraschino Liquere, Bitterman's Hopped Grapefruit Bitters

Italian Pisco Sour
Mistral Pisco Anejado, Galliano, Ginger Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Egg White

Limone Amaro
Limoncello, Campari, Lemon Juice, Tonic Water, Crushed Ice

Bottle Service
choose your bubbles and three accompaniments

Ca Frulan Prosecco Cuvee Beatrice, Italy $20
Castellar Cava Brut, Spain $42
Luna Nuda Prosecco, Italy $44
Taitarni Tache Brut Rose, Australia $54
Ferrari Brut, Italy $68

accompaniments: peach puree, apricot puree, house squeezed orange juice, pomegranite juice, pineapple juice, grapefruit juice


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