John Boudouvas
Chef / Owner

John started in the restaurant business at an early age working for his father at the family diner on the north side of Chicago. He received a formal education at the Culinary School of Kendall College. After graduating, he worked in kitchens in Melbourne, Boston and the British Virgin Islands. Through his experience amongst diverse cultures and countries, this allowed John to work with a variety of different chefs and cuisines. Upon arriving back to Chicago, John has had the pleasure of working for some of the finest Italian restaurants in the Chicago land area including Avanzare and with the Francesca group.

On July 2, 2010 John realized his lifelong dream, which was Mia Figlia. Mia Figlia means ‘my daughter’ in Italian and is an ode to his two daughters, Ellena and Angelina, where he has combined his love of cooking with the two loves of his life.

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About Mia Figlia


“Mia Figlia” means my daughter in Italian. This labor of love is dedicated to my two daughters Ellena and Angelina. This restaurant is the realization of my dream to create a simple, warm, and pleasurable dining experience.

Mia Figlia is committed to hospitality with our knowledgeable staff. We aim to create delicious Italian food to share with your family and friends, making diners feel right at home.

We offer traditional and contemporary classic dishes such as Lasagna Bolognese, Veal Osso Bucco and fresh hand made whole wheat pasta.

Our weekly specials are seasonally product driven based on the availability of the market.

We look forward to serving you soon.

Specials & Events

Catering to your needs
Let Mia Figlia cater your next party or event.
Call for catering menu.

Tuesdays: 1/2 price vino
Enjoy 1/2 price bottles of wine from our delicious collection of fine wines.

Wednesdays: Live music
Smooth live jazz accompanies your wonderful dinner

Online Reservations
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Sunday Brunch

Join us every Sunday for the most delicious brunch on the planet. Featuring exceptional brunch entrees like Eggs Florentine and our Mushroom and Sausage Frittata.

And don't forget our Sunday Libations with our famous Figlia Bloody Mary's and our Bottomless Mimosa's

Check out our Brunch Menu

Make your reservation today 773-792-8300

5304 W. Devon Ave. Chicago, IL 60646   |   mia figlia © 2016
Prices subject to change without notice.

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