Grilled baby octopus with spicy herbs served with tri-color salad and balsamic dressing
Creamy mozzarella with vine ripe tomatoes, prosciutto and basil
Salmone al Oreganato
Sautéed fillet of salmon with fresh oregano, pepperoncini, roasted garlic and white wine served with roasted potatoes and broccoli
Linguine alla Putanesca
Linguine pasta with spicy sea scallops, capers, olives, tomatoes, fresh herbs and garlic
Oven roasted fillet of halibut topped with fresh herbs, cashews nuts and gorgonzola cheese served with green beans and mashed potatoes
Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta
with Moscato fresh berry compote
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...
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.