Welcome to Via Veneto! We are a family owned, authentic Italian restaurant in Chicago. Come taste the amazing flavors we bring to the North Park neighborhood at Via Veneto. Via Veneto is touted as one of the best Italian restaurants in Chicago. Chef Tony Barbanente has been serving authentic Italian cuisine on the Northwest side of Chicago for more than 20 years. Chef Barbanente hails from Mola di Bari located on Italy’s southeast coast, but his authentic Italian dishes range from Sicily, the southern most tip of Italy up through the Piedmont region.