Located on the main floor of the Goodman Theatre, Petterino’s is an obvious go-to for the theater crowd, and offers a three-course pre-theater menu. With its dark woods, leather booths, and dim lighting, it’s a throwback to the days of old Chicago, and the walls are covered in the caricatures of celebs to prove it. The menu is traditional Italian, with classic pastas, such as potato gnocchi, baked ravioli, and spaghetti and meatballs, along with a number of steak and seafood options and more casual burgers and sandwiches. Overall, the food is reliably good but uninspired. Pre-theater convenience and its Loop location are key here.