Merlo on Maple 16 W. Maple Street, Chicago | Phone: (312) 335-8200

Category: Testimonials


Merlo on Maple Featured on Steve Harvey Show

Posted on October 31st, by nikki in About Merlo, Photo & Video, Testimonials, Written Articles. No Comments

Merlo has always been known as one of the most romantic restaurants in Chicago. So you can imagine how excited we were when we were contacted by the Steve Harvey Show and asked to be featured in one of the … Read More »

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Palate Pleasing Places: A Collection of Historic and Unique Eateries and Distinguished Foods

Posted on October 11th, by nikki in About Merlo, Staff, Testimonials, Written Articles. No Comments

“Palate Pleasing Places” A Collection of Historic and Unique Eateries and Distinguished Foods. By Nancy Slade

Check out Merlo on Maple’s article in the book, ¬†Palate Pleasing Places

Click here to read the full article



“Coming Home to Merlo on Maple” Dining Out Fall/Winter 2013 Featured Article

Posted on October 8th, by nikki in Inside the Kitchen, Staff, Testimonials, Written Articles. No Comments

“COMING HOME TO MERLO ON MAPLE” Visionary Chef Silvia Marani shares a passion for her native Bolonga

We are excited to announce Chef Silvia’s featured article in the Fall/Winter 2013 edition of Chicago Dining Out Magazine!

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Customer praise for Jesse, Merlo on Maple Server

Posted on May 23rd, by Merlo in Staff, Testimonials, Written Articles. No Comments

We’re constantly reminded how lucky we are to have the staff we have, and the latest praise to reach us comes from Karen, a recent Merlo on Maple diner. Here’s the letter she left for Jesse:

Jesse,

Thank you for excellent service … Read More »


Great handwritten letter from Cincinnati, Ohio

Posted on April 22nd, by Merlo in Testimonials, Written Articles. No Comments

Greg and Pam, residents of Cincinnati, Ohio, recently dined at Merlo on Maple and came away thrilled that they visited us. And we have to say, now matter how much new technology we fall in love with, we’ll always appreciate … Read More »



Our Italian Restaurant: Chicago 2013 Michelin Guide Recommended!

Posted on January 11th, by Merlo in About Merlo, Testimonials, Written Articles. No Comments

We are extremely proud to announce that our quaint Italian restaurant located in the Gold Coast of Chicago has recently been recommended in the 2013 Chicago Michelin Guide. This honor is reserved for an elite group of restaurants and hotels … Read More »


Melissa, Merlo Regular, Writes a Review

Posted on December 18th, by Merlo in Testimonials, Written Articles. No Comments

Whether you’re a Merlo on Maple first-timer or a regular patron, we love hearing about your experience! We recently heard from Melissa, one of our most loyal customers. She’s pictured (2nd from left) with her girlfriends and Chef Silvia.

“Merlo on … Read More »



Jeffery from Boston pens a letter to Merlo

Posted on November 27th, by Merlo in Testimonials, Written Articles. No Comments

Despite his successful career in Boston, Jeffery Deane Williams (pictured above chatting with Chef Silvia) makes it a priority to dine at Merlo on Maple a few times each year. He stopped in recently for some authentic Italian tastes and … Read More »



Merlo Testimonial: “Thank you for the wonderful food and conversation”

Posted on September 10th, by Merlo in Testimonials, Written Articles. No Comments

We recently received a wonderful email from a customer of ours. On top of that, he was also kind enough to share his experience on Yelp.

“Giampaolo and Silvia,

I have written a review that currently is on Yelp.

I want to thank … Read More »