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Kinzie Chop House
Kinzie Chop House

Kinzie Chop House Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.kinziechophouse.com
  • Phone: (312) 822-0191
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
    Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Alvaro Zamuido & Jose Ramierez
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Private Dining Rooms Available! Contact: 312-329-9826

  • Special Events & Promotions: Corporate 3 course lunch menu for $19.95 available Monday through Friday until 4:00pm

    Complimentary $5 appetizer with the purchase of a beverage and 40% off $7.95 appetizers Monday through Friday 4-6pm!!!!

    1/2 Priced Bottles of wine Sunday - Tuesday with every 2 entrees purchased. Does not include our special selections or reserve lists.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Kinzie Street
  • Public Transit: Brown line - Merchandise Mart
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Self Parking in garage at MartParc Wells on the corner of Wells & Kinzie Streets. Validated down to $9 per car after 3pm for up to 5 hours. Must ask for voucher from server/manager/hostess for validation.
A word from Kinzie Chop House
This River North restaurant is well known for outstanding steaks, seafood, pasta, an extensive wine list & an excellent lunch menu. Kinzie Chophouse is a very popular place for business lunches, pre-theater diners, conventioneers & neighborhood regulars.

Four spacious rooms, including a bar, are outfitted with attractive & comfortable banquettes. Susan Frasca of Frasca Hospitality Group who purchased the restaurant in late 1998 has made some exciting changes to the menu, & received the Wine Spectator "Award Of Excellence" 10+ years in a row.

Private dining rooms are available - contact 312-329-9826 for more information.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "Our waiter, George, made the evening outstanding. Steaks were excellent, halibut delicious, altogether a wonderful family evening."
    Dined on 8/29/2014
  • "I brought my family to celebrate my son's 21st birthday. My son, who can be quite the restaurant critic, said he had nothing bad to say and everything was great...the only complaint he had later was that the chocolate cake (which was complimentary for his birthday thank you Kinzie) was too small. He ate the Tomahawk steak for his dinner, which he thoroughly enjoyed. Everything was great."
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "We had a terrific experience at Kinzie Chophouse. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but is tastefully decorated inside. Our server was fantastic, very knowledgeable about the menu and answered any questions we had, made us feel welcome. Food was fantastic, steaks were amazing."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "We had an awesome experience at Kinzie! We had cocktails at the bar before dinner. Once we were seated at our table our waiter provided excellent service explaining in detail their steak choices by bringing out samples of each steak. He provided his recommendations. I had the cowgirl steak and it was delicious. Others in our party had the filet which they said was delicious as well. We had the side of mac n cheese which was very good. I highly recommend this restaurant and would definitely go there again next time I am in Chicago."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "Service was great! I knew the server was training someone and did a great job balancing serving and training. The meat presentation was amazing. I would highly recommend for meat lovers"
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "We recently celebrated our anniversary in Chicago and were so lucky that the hotel recommended Kinzie Chop House as the restaurant for our fancy dinner. Food was spot on perfect. Wine list was extensive and the wines we had were very good. Wait staff was very knowledgabe and is a credit to the restaurant. Will definitely return on our next trip to Chicago."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "In a city like Chicago, Steakhouses all seem to blend together. This one will forever standout in my mind. The most flavorful steak I've had in a long time. Our waiter thoroughly explained the menu and what each steak entailed. My husband had the Kansas City Strip steak and I had the Ribeye Filet. Both steaks were perfectly cooked and beyond flavorful. I almost don't want to share this review because this restaurant is like our new secret in Chicago."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "This was one of the best meals my husband and I have ever had in Chicago. The food was unbelievably good. We highly recommend the blackened scallops appetizer....absolutely delicious! The service was exceptional. The servers where extremely knowledgable and attentive without being intrusive. We are looking forward to our next meal there!!"
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "Enjoyed all are steaks. Will return to try a few more varieties."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "This place is a must-visit for Chicago steakhouses. Love the setting, food , and service. Definitely a repeat customer."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Loved the service, food and ambience. Favorite restaurant during visit in Chicago. Service was attentive without being overbearing, dining room had an intimate and modern feel, and the food was outstanding."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "great food, great service. cost was a little on the expensive side. steaks were very, very good. desert was good as well."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Steaks were amazing and service was phenomenal. Attentive and helpful with the different steak options and sides."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "I used to frequent Kinzie Chop House on a fairly regular basis but relocation meant I didn't get there as often. It had been almost a year until this recent visit and I'm happy to say it was as wonderful as ever. The staff is accommodating and the food superb, just as I remembered. Thank you again!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "While visiting Chicago, my husband and I found Kinzie Chop House while exploring the city. We decided to enjoy a nice dinner our last night in town and booked a reservation on open table. When we arrived, we were greeted immediately and shown to our table. All staff we interacted with were very pleasent and attentive to our needs. Waiter was extremely knowledgable of steak selection and other menu items. The ambiance was great and meal/drinks were very much enjoyed! Perfect date night!!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Unlike the Bessemer Blast Furnace Steak places of recent times, this quiet gem is cozy, competent and compact. Service is well paced, steaks and all the food is perfect and the wine list is complete with out being over the top. A great find for couples up to may be 10 people. You can actually talk to each other without shouting. Love the place."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "From the amazing happy hours to the scrumptious dinner options as well as special occasion dining, you can't go wrong. In the hear of River North and accessible commute and parking options and parking validation! Eat your hearts out, the portion sizes equate what you are dishing from your wallet."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "I have been coming to Kinzie since 2000 off and on. It is one of my favorite restaurants. Everything from the services, food, and backdrop is ideal for a first date, meeting a client, or hanging out with your friends. Try the blackened sea scallops, or the chicken pot pie, or simply one of the steaks. LOVE THE STEAKS. Dry aged stakes cooked perfectly is the biggest difference between a restaurant with quality and one that sets the standards."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "We celebrated our 10 year anniversary at Kinzie Chophouse. The food was outstanding. What made the evening over the top amazing was our server Jerry! He was very knowledgeable about the menu bother food and drinks! I will go back when in Chicago and would highly recommend other check this place out, ask for Jerry to be your server :-)"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Kinzie's is one of my favorite restaurants in the world. As usual the entire ecperience was wonderful and the food was exceptional!"
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "The lunch was perfect. They altered the ordered items to our specifications"
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "Food was delicious. The restaurant had a nice ambience. You could actually carry on a conversation without shouting! Had a wonderful, friendly waiter! Enjoyed our experience. Would go back again."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "I had a great experience at the Kinzie Chop House. This was the perfect place to take my out of town family for a nice meal. We had a wonderful server. He was very informative, attentive to our needs, had a great sense of humor and was able to carry a conversation with my very talkative family. Our steaks were cooked to our specifications and were very good. We had a table near a window, but my one issue with the experience was that the seating was a bit cramped and the table was a little small."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Thsi is one of our favorite places to dine in the city. Very nice surroundings. Very broad menu and wine list for a steak house. So many great options beyond their wonderful steaks. Easy to accomodate a broad range of palates."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "This was our first time here and we loved it. We definitely wanna come back. The food was PERFECT! And they gave me an amazing birthday treat unexpected! My only complaint is how small the space is. We kept running into people. And the bathroom was even smaller."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Very good restaurant. We are going back soon. Excellent steaks."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "There are too many great restaurants in Chicago to recommend this one. Two of the four of us had to send our steaks back. The service was in a word POOR."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "It was very crowded, and took us a while to even get a drink at the bar. Our table was delayed about 30 minutes...........and it was still fantastic. The bartenders and servers knew they were running behind and did everything they could to make sure we still enjoyed ourselves. Food was great, and priced fairly enough for a quality Steakhouse in a great location. Will absolutely go back."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Second time dining at Kinzie, and it was once again nothing short of fabulous. Server seemed busy at first and we didn't see him much, but he more than made up for it once he was able to! We always recommend this restaurant to peoe and will certainly be returning. ALWAYS ask about the evening specials; they are always phenomenal"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "With so many chop houses in Chicago, a visitor must choose wisely. We've been to a lot of them over the years, but this was our first visit to Kinzie's. It was very good. Nice, well-stocked bar with nice ambiance, although prices for some of the whiskeys are way too high (experienced drinker). The main dining area was hopping with lots of energetic groups. Our server gave us a nice "visual rundown" of the various steaks Kinzie is known for, and they all looked great. We were coming off the weekend, so went in a different direction. We shared the tuna tartare appetizer, which was very good. My wife had the halibut dinner, and loved it. I had the calamari chop salad, and that was good too. Overall, a nice experience at Kinzie."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Kinizie Chop house is a great restaurant. Service is always outstanding and very nice atmosphere. Great selection of steaks and prepared just as requested. We enjoyed the 14 oz Cow Girl and the Rib-Eye Fillet. We also enjoy their pastas- smoke salmon rigatoni and duck breast pasta. Has a quiet and romantic atmosphere."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Our family of 4 dined there for my son's birthday. We normally wouldn't choose a chop house when dining downtown-but the birthday boy is a steak-lover. However we all had great meals- fish special and scallop appetizer were perfect for my daughter. Bone in filet and filet were tender and tasty love that you can get a variety of toppings and sauces,like the whiskey peppercorn. As for my son- the ironic thing was he could NOT chew a steak- or pretty much anything- because he was "jumped" 2 blocks from his apt. Luckily no broken jaw- just a broken nose. So he asked for a "rain check" when he can chew and swallow-and not be in agony as he salivated watching us eat filets! Since it was so good we are happy to oblige, and will be back soon."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I chose this restaurant to celebrate my husband's 40th birthday. We were hosting out of town guests. The staff accommodated our larger group warmly. The food was outstanding as was the ambience."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Great food and service! They made us feel very special since we were celebrating our 15 year wedding anniversary."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I don't think I've ever asked as many questions and took as Lon to order as I have at Kinzie. All the questions were encouraged and answered thoughtfully and thoroughly. The options for steak cuts were presented and described before we ordered allowing the choice of exactly what would make an excellent dinner. The bread, salad (wedge) and sides (creamed corn and creamed spinach) were as excellent as the steak. The wait staff was attentive and friendly eager to please and ensure the dining experience was perfect."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Very good steaks and fish. The chicken pot pie is tasty but the fact that the crust isn't baked on to the pie but, rather, just sits there on top indicates that it's not made to order. Good wines and drinks. A very good Chicago-style steak house to have in the neighborhood."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We went to Kinzie Chop House for our rehearsal dinner. The staff couldn't have been nicer. They made sure that we had everything that we needed, ensured that everyone's food was satisfactory, and overall, made the night spectacular. I'd recommend this restaurant to EVERYONE!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "My husband and I loved Kinzie Chop House! I am a sucker for prime rib and it was wonderful! It was a larger cut than I am used to, but I made up for it by not getting a salad. My husband's filet was cooked perfectly too. We sampled a few of the complimentary sauces they provide and enjoyed the different tastes. The service was wonderful and our waiter was very knowledgeable and knew when to check on us and when to leave us alone. We would definitely go back next time we are in Chicago and have told friends to check it out!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Kinsey Chophouse was recommended to us by one of our favorite waitors in Chicago as being a lovely, romantic restaurant for our first dinner together after our marriage. We were definitely not disappointed! Our meal was spectacular! Every dish was carefully prepared and tasted even better than our expectations. Our service was exceptional, and our waitor not only took care of our every need, but he even brought out a special congratulations desert for us and secured us a taxi after dinner. We will definitely return the next time we visit Chicago!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Service and food exceed many local restaurants. Waiters attentive and knowledgeable Never felt any pressure to eat and run"
    Dined on 6/30/2014