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Benny's Chop House
Benny's Chop House

Benny's Chop House Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.bennyschophouse.com
  • Phone: (312) 626-2444
  • Hours of Operation: 7 days a week: 11am-11pm or later
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Jonathan Lane
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Illinois
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Benny's Chop House
From a well-known, well -respected Chicago restaurateur Benny Siddu (Volare) comes Benny’s Chop House, a uniquely new, uniquely-Chicago modern day chophouse. Benny’s features the highest quality steaks, fish, seafood and chops.
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Diner Reviews
  • "We had a wonderful lunch at Benny's - it was really reasonably priced for a delicious burger in a location where food is very pricey. We will definitely return!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "The steak was exactly as I anticipated.....Fantastic!! I had the dry-aged Bone-In Ribeye and it was cooked perfectly. The flavor was outstanding and worth every penny. Our waiter, Nick, was hands-down one of the best servers we've ever had. Very energetic about the food, very helpful in suggesting apps. and dessert. He made the experience truly a memorable one."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Had the best time at Benny's. Went to a few other steak places in Chicago and Benny's was the best steak house as well as service! Will definitely come back due to the great experience!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food was great and offered whatever we wanted. This is no ordinary place. Food was customized to exactly what we wanted. Nick's service was like no other I've experienced. Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Server was very personal and helpful without being too intrusive. My steak (NY strip rare) steak was cooked perfectly. The server even offered an option between medium rare and rare - a "rare plus". The sides were delicious as well - mashed potatoes were fluffy without being overly buttery and the mushrooms were salted very well. Many steakhouses have sides that are quite rich (super creamy mashed potatoes, creamed spinach) and are very good by themselves, but are too heavy when served alongside steak. I will be coming back to this establishment."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Reserved a table for dinner after Motown matinee. Extremely knowledgeable waiter explained extensive wine list and unique menu options. He definitely contributed to our memorable dining experience at Benny's! Appetizers (crab cake, oysters) quite tasty and well-presented. Entrees (filet, lobster risotto, rib-eye, and red grouper) prepared exactly as we requested, and each salad was enough for two! The Texas-sized baked potatoes came with a lazy Susan of toppings, and the bobbly bread basket was as fun to use as it was delicious! The piece de resistance, the S'mores pie, drew us to this spot originally, and it did not disappoint. From its creative presentation to the multiple flavors developed, it was the star of the evening. Bravo!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Best steak (and meal) I've had in the city in a long time - better than Mastros, Gibsons, Chop House, etc. Really surprised at how good all of the food was. Desserts were out of this world. I assumed the steak all the top streakhouses were the same but have found the new winner. Great service and wines, too."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "We had great service, the food was prepared to everyone's satisfaction, good wine list."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "From the start we were greeted by Mitchell who shared with us the herb garden that flanked the front door. We were seated immediately and were greeted by our server Irwin. We were made to feel as if we were long time customers. Every person we met during the course of our meal excelled. Highly highly ( did I say highly ) recommended for any occasion. Just get there!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The best part of the meal was the steak itself. All six guests ordered a different cut and they were all absolutely delicious. I had the lip on ribeye and the lip really give a rich flavor to the beef. The lobster bisque was just ok and the server screwed up all our side dishes. She corrected her mistakes but we had to wait until we were halfway done with our food before getting side dishes. Also, they are trying to stuff way to many tables in that dining room and I could not hear what people were saying at my own table due to noise. And my cocktail (the cross town classic) was disappointing."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Great service, great food. We love Benny's. We enjoyed the heirloom salad, drinks, the bone-in filet, and two sides. Delicious as always."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Our previous experience with Benny's has been outstanding. This time was disappointing from the start. The wait staff assigned to us were busy and distracted. We were seated and given all the menus then waited 20 minutes before we could order drinks. The waitress struck a nerve with me when she called me "young lady." I'm 63, come on! After being served, we did not see our server for quite a while so we could not tell her my husband did not like his food. My husband ordered grouper which was a mistake because we all know not to order seafood in a steakhouse. To the server and restaurant's credit, they did try to make amends. Appreciated but we would have preferred good food and service."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "very satisfactory service, and great veal chop. porterhouse is good too."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Dan was a delight and very attentive. The food was fantastic and cooked right."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "We enjoyed Benny's with another couple as we celebrated our anniversary. Steaks were all great and cooked to order. Good wine but it took us a while to find a good one at a reasonable price. Service was excellent and well-timed. We did not feel rushed. Only negative was that it was very noisy."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Based on independent local food critics, Benny's rates about 3rd on the list of the great steakhouses in Chicago. A glass of club soda, a dry aged "16oz" ribeye, a side salad and a baked potato cost me over $100 with a moderate tip. For this rating and price, I expect exceptional. The dry aged ribeye was just OK. It was not thick cut and tended to be dry in the center. The pre-cooked weight was likely under 16oz. The baked potato was under-cooked and only warm when it arrived at my table. I have had much better at many other restaurants for far less money. Morton's and The Capital Grill come to mind and there are others that could meet the quality easily. Go here for a nice group experience if you can afford it, but not for the food."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "In a city with a number of fine restaurants and steak houses, Benny's gets high marks. The pate' starter was wonderful!. The seafood tower was what one would expect & it consisted of large (collosal?) shrimp, a full lobster, & Alaskan crab. However, it seemed over priced. The steaks were delicious. Sides were ala carte, and they too were very tasty & served family style. The rich wood atmosphere was enjoyable, but the noise level was on the high side until tables began to clear. All in all, the service was excellent, & it was an enjoyable experience, although the prices are expensive. However, on a Tuesday evening the restaurant was filled."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "I took my girlfriend to Benny's Chop for a surprise birthday dinner. They made her feel very special and the service was excellent, not pushy but attentive - which is a hard balance to get right. We will definitely be going again."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "My wife and I had a great experience as Benny's! We started off with the carb cake and bacon. DELICIOUS! Our main course was Benny's 7 oz. filet and 16 oz bone in ribeye. Cooked to perfection and melted in your mouth. Our sides were the lobster mac n cheese and mushrooms. Great compliments to our steaks. For dessert we ordered the banana creme pie and chocalte pudding with almond ice cream. We had a great experience. We are definitely going to make it back! Thanks Benny's!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I chose Benny's as my husband is doing the low-carb thing and we needed to try a different steakhouse than our usual haunts. Every course we had was excellent- highly recommend the grilled Caesar, Wagyu filet, and the blue cheese croquettes were amazing (too bad I had to eat them alone!) Looking forward to going back soon."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Service with Paul was great. Loved loved the lamb chops. And the s'mores cheese cake was to die for !!!!!!!!!! Have been there several times and never been disappointed ."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Took an important client from overseas here for lunch - he'd requested another steak place we couldn't get into. My assistant scrambled to book, and had found a Chicago mag ranking of steakhouses - Bennys was actually above Mortons. All I can say is that that writer must've padded their bank acct w/ a kickback from Benny's. Great staff, but there was no one (zero) people in there, a bit embarassing, and the menu was shockingly limited. The food was OK."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "We were staying at Embassy Suites, and I asked the concierge for recommendations for a great steak nearby. He recommended Benny's and after checking with Trip Advisor, who confirmed the selection, we made our reservations. The experience was everything we had hoped for. The food was excellent, the service was top notch and we had a wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Reading many reviews I opted to go to Benny's Chop House and it was worth every penny! The meat was fantastic (Surf and Turf and Strip 16 oz) and the condiments fab! The service was also friendly and knew when to approach the table or not. Well done! Overall, a great place to enjoy great steaksa and wine!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Ranks right up there with Chicago Cut and Mastros! I am a huge fan!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Had a great meal at Benny's. The dry-aged bone in ribeye was superb, as well as the sides. Service was attentive, and frequent - a little too "advisory" for me, but all advice taken turned out to be validated. Atmosphere is classic Chicago Steakhouse, really good place for a business dinner - active room, but not too loud."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Benny's is one of our favorite steakhouses in the country because of the wine, food and service. Thanks for making every visit worth repeating!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I took my girlfriend here for her birthday and we were looking forward to this meal. We were told when we got there that they were all about steaks and that's the go to item on the menu. We had been to a steakhouse a few days before so we decided to split a steak and the lamb chops. The lamb chops were decent but the dry aged ribeye (which I love from just about everywhere) was rubbery and didn't have much taste at all. I was very disappointed because our server was great and I really wanted to like this place. Maybe the seafood is better but I do not recommend this to anyone looking for a good piece of meat."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "My husband and I came to Benny's for our wedding anniversary dinner and it was top notch! We did a lot of research into different steak houses to attend and came across this one, we were not let down. The food was by far some of the best we've ever had and we were treated very well. The wine list was extensive and the sommelier was very knowledgeable and very helpful. Our waiter, Carl, was fantastic and the service was perfect. We couldn't say enough good things about this restaurant and look forward to going back someday soon!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Don't sit at a booth because they are uncomfortable. Food and wine are great. The atmosphere is well suited for older diners."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Amazing traditional steakhouse with a modern twist. Food was impeccable, exceeded only by the service. We were visiting, and are familiar with many NYC restaurants of a similar ilk, but I'd choose Benny's any day over those! Meat was silky good, sides were great ( don't miss the blue cheese croquettes) and that mountain of carrot cake a perfect ending. Bravo, Benny's!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "I never miss to visit you everytime when I come to Chicago"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Can't say enough about the service and food at Benny's. Constant attention was paid to our table by all levels of staff. Even better, each course was well prepared, flavorful and cooked to perfection. Oysters were fresh and properly shucked. Appetizers were tasty and ample in size. We had the dry aged steaks and seafood items and had no complaint on any front. And yeah, try the bacon, it really is worth the cholesterol."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "The food was good but once we had ordered the food was on the table within a very short period of time, with fine dining i prefer to have a relaxed experience, allow time between the courses to enjoy the wine and company as well as the food"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "I thought Benny's Chop House would be another expensive steakhouse but was pleased to learn that it has a very reasonable luncheon menu with attentive service and very good food. For the time being it is an unknown treat that deserves more luncheon business. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We were celebrating a special occasion and were served a complimentary glass of excellent bubbly. We thoroughly enjoyed the food (Benny's burger, sockeye salmon special, Faroe Island salmon, and scallops), cooked to perfection."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We'll be back- great filet and outstanding wine list. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We have gone to Bennie's on a number of occasions and always had a wonderful time, whether just the two of us or with company. The service is always excellent, and we are made to feel special. There is always something interesting, whether it was pork belly on one of our last visits or morrel mushrooms this time. This remains one of our favorites and "steadies" in Chicago. And, the wine list is exceptional. If you don't see what you want--or don't know what to order, or would like some suggestions--just ask. And don't let the prices scare you. There is something available you will like, no matter your price point."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This place is amazing, especially the blue cheese wedge salad, best ever! Staff is very attentive and helpful. Expensive."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "Thank you Deborah and Nicole for your prompt service. You made our anniversary very special!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014