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Uptown Grille

Uptown Grille

141 S. Chestnut St. | Chebanse, IL 60922-2019 | 815-697-9710


Through authentic cuisine, world class wines and your dining experience, Executive Chef Farinati and his wife, General Manager Laura Emme, offer you a journey to Northern Italy right here in the heartland.  Uptown Grille is also focused on redefining fine dining favorite selections including Certified Angus steaks, highest quality seafood, handmade artisan pizzas, charcuterie and so much more!  Everything we do is done with special care, attention to detail and a balance of our heritage with what our guests desire most.  We take pride in offering you the origin of Italian cuisine by using fresh, premium and imported ingredients in combination with authentic recipes and cooking techniques that allow Executive Chef Farinati to communicate to you what it truly means to be Italian. 


We boast 65+ wines on our list, seasonal bottles, bottles of the month and custom crafted flights.  Our wine list is an international compilation of reds, whites and rose' selections with a primary focus on Italy. We select our bottles through a process of time, care and consideration for what is unique, what pairs well with our cuisine and what our guests appreciate most. You will find familiar selections as well as adventurous and incomparable options that will compliment and complete your experience. Additionally, we offer a full lounge with all of your favorites both standard and top shelf including a large variety of Italian spirits. Whether you are looking for casual elegance, a sophisticated and relaxing ambient, a family or friends night out, a date night or if you are celebrating a very special occasion we will offer you a memorable and enjoyable experience.  Reservations are always encouraged and may be essential for larger groups.  We also handle catering and private events as often as possible.  We take vegetarian and vegan requests very seriously as well as food allergies and dietary restrictions.  Guests with serious needs or dietary requests are invited to call in advance to discuss with Chef any selections on our regular menu as well as any that he may create especially for that meal.


Your tour of Italy awaits and you can leave your passport at home!  Uptown Grille is proof that you don't always have to go far to be taken on a journey.  

Additional Information
Price Range: $$-$$$
Specialties: Wine, Italian Cuisine, Steaks, Seafood
Attire: Casual
Services: Takes Reservations, Good For Kids, Take Out, Catering, Waiter Service

Hours: Open Daily at 2pm.  Closed Mondays and Tuesdays