• Buona Terra Ristorante photo of exterior

    Welcome to Buona Terra Ristorante in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood.

  • Buona Terra photo of main interior

    Sophisticated yet friendly, perfect for couples, families, and everyone in between.

  • Buona Terra buffet photo

    Need a venue for your party or event? We'd love to have you.

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    Not only do we have delicious food, we offer phenomenal wines and cocktails.

    • Daily Specials

    • Zuppa Del Giorno

      Cauliflower, gorgonzola and roasted walnut soup

    • Polpi alla Griglia


      Grilled baby octopus with spicy herbs served with tri-color salad and balsamic dressing


    • Insalata alla Greca


      Beef steak tomatoes, red onions, olives, feta cheese and olive oil

    • Salmone alla Griglia


      Grilled fillet of salmon serve with pancetta relish, vegetables and roasted potatoes


    • Pesce Bianco alla Livornese


      Sautéed fillet of whitefish with calamari in a spicy tomato sauce serve with roasted potatoes and broccoli


    • Linguine alla Capesanti


      Linguine pasta with seared sea scallops, rapini, cherry tomatoes, roasted peppers,olive oil and garlic                                

    • Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

      with Moscato fresh berry compote

Daily Specials


A neighborhood Italian ristorante just steps from Chicago's historic Logan Boulevard, Buona Terra strives to serve the freshest dishes in a relaxed setting. Opened in 2002, Buona Terra has become “the Neighborhood place”. You may see a family with children early on and later a party having drinks and fun at the bar.

A true family-owned and operated restaurant, you might call Buona Terra's goal "simple excellence" – a fundamental commitment to consistency, quality and value...


Our Wines

We are very proud of our wine list. We offer many different styles of wine and a substantial by the glass list. As we select our wines to be added to the list we look for flavor and how well they pair with our food. We also look for wines that may not be large production wineries but offer incredible wines that we know you will enjoy. Over the years we have made lifelong connections with family growers and winemakers. Our wine list reads like a list of our friends. We hope that you will come by and have a glass of your favorite wine from the list or try something new.

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