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Alex Dana | Rosebud Restaurants


Rosebud Restaurants has been setting the standard for Italian cuisine in Chicago for nearly 50 years. Founder Alex Dana started his career as a restaurateur with a small luncheonette on Washington and Wacker in the early 1970s, and has since built a nine-location group that has become synonymous with Italian food in the city.

The success of Rosebud can be attributed to Dana and his team's commitment to crafting authentic, Italian recipes and providing memorable dining experiences that continue to exceed guest expectations.

Rosebud Restaurants have been a part of so many memories and iconic moments in the history of Chicagoans, from wild parties and celebrity sightings to date nights and family celebrations. With plans for its first out-of-state expansion later this year, Rosebud is a true “family” of restaurants that has adapted to the ever-changing hospitality landscape.

Rosebud provides a unique offering within the restaurant community and upholds the highest standard for exceptional cuisine and superior wine selections. Whether you are looking for an intimate dinner for two or a large family celebration, Rosebud has a restaurant that fits your needs.

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