Born and raised in Venice, Chef & Owner, Stefano Roman, arrived in Chicago at the age of 33. Brought up by the rich traditions of European home cooking, PR Italian Bistro specializes in rustic, bistro-style, award-winning global cuisine.
Stefano's talents are further showcased in his nightly blackboard menu where his creativity shines and dishes are composed based on his imaginative cravings and local market availability. His goal is to bring unique, creative, exceptional meals to the plate in a way that will keep you coming back for more.
With Stefano's creations at the forefront, the Bar at PR, headed up by partner & wife, Juliana Montebello-Roman, offers a curated international wine list and award-winning original cocktails.
Knowledgeable, courteous, attentive service. Warm, inviting atmosphere, beautiful dog-friendly outdoor café.
What's the PR referencing? It's our way of paying homage to our roots, Pizza Rustica, a small trattoria opened in 2005 that is now the internationally recognized bistro we are today.