Mastro's Steakhouse - Chicago
Mastro's Steakhouse - Chicago

Mastro's Steakhouse - Chicago

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://mastrosrestaurants.com/
  • Phone: 3125215100x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner only, 5:00pm - Midnight, Daily.
    M Bar Piano Lounge - 4:00pm - 2:00am, Daily.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Justin Floerchinger
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live entertainment & dancing nightly at the piano bar.
  • Special Events: Please contact Kelly McGrath for your next event.
    kmcgrath@ldry.com
    312.521.5100

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North Dearborn and Grand
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Mastro's Steakhouse - Chicago
Mastro's collection of sophisticated, classic Steakhouses and Ocean Club seafood locations are recognized for their combination of world-class service, highly acclaimed cuisine, and live entertainment in an elegant yet energetic atmosphere. A truly unparalleled dining experience.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Mastro's Steakhouse - Chicago reviews from OpenTable diners
360 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelEnergetic
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (266)romantic (178)notable wine list (157)vibrant bar scene (145)fit for foodies (125)good for groups (119)hot spot (117)neighborhood gem (46)late-night find (44)scenic view (11)kid-friendly (10)great for lunch (8)great for brunch (4)great for outdoor dining (4)Show More
  • Scrumptious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Being a vegetarian with family and friends who are mostly carnivores can be a problem when choosing a restaurant. Although Mastro's does not offer one vegetarian entree on the menu, it is one of my favorite restaurants and definitely a favorite of my steak and seafood lover friends. I am obsessed with the salads and vegetable sides. Adding a vegetarian entree would be a nice addition, it could possibly lower my caloric when dining there. Their wine list and knowledge is fabulous and very much appreciated. Speaking of Calories - Do not think about them!! Their Butter Cake is truly something that needs to be on everyone's "bucket list" words can not do it justice! If you are a key lime pie lover, I am told theirs is the best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The food was great, we had a reservation so we got seated right away! It was loud worth he band, it was hard to hear my boyfriend from across the table! It was way too dark for my liking! I could see my food and I didn't like that!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing anniversary dinner!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Where to even begin! From the moment we walked in we were greeted warmly, and sat within 5 minutes. We were at upstairs, first ones! We had the upstairs to ourselves for about 10 minutes, which was really nice. Our server was extremely knowledgeable, and took away any anxiety I had about ordering wine from their large wine menu, and impressive dinner menu. We both ordered a bone in filet, mine md.rare,and his med. The steak was juicy, tender, and BURSTING with flavor. Best. Steak. EVER. they even brought an anniversary cake at the end, which was also amazing. Generous portions, and delicious dishes. Service was incredible, and everyone seemed to have a passion for the restaurant, it was refreshing and impressive. Will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sklemke
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    One of my favorite steakhouses in Chicago! Awesome cocktail menu and they now serve some amazing sushi too! Can't beat the piano bar scene, best in town!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steak and Glam
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    It's about the Bone-in Filet and flourless chocolate pudding cake...the high top tables in the bar area provide the perfect balance of intimacy and connection with the scene if you like partake in the energy of the place. The dining room is mandatory for more privacy and quiet conversation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't waste your time!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Mastros in Scottsdale is our favorite resturant, that we visit weekly. We figured we would try in Chicago- wasted night, food was terrible for mastros! Fatty steak, cold warm spinch salad & soggy fries! Huge disappointment!! Service was excellent-- typical mastros style!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Stellar As Usual
    NickAdams
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Mastro's brought its A-game during a memorable birthday celebration dinner on Friday (10/17). From A to Z, the steaks, the seafood tower, the sides, the wine list, the service, the vibe, the entertainment at the bar, and, of course, the famous butter cake were impeccable. I have had the privilege of dining at Mastro's for business and pleasure many times, and I have yet to encounter anything other than an outstanding dining experience there. And as a life-long Chicagoan, I know how competitive and difficult it is to sustain a winning, high-end steak house here. Mastro's deserves not only to be in the conversation when it comes to the best steak house in town, it is at the top of the list. For stellar dining, you can count on Masto's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service, but Over priced
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Just not sure why the steak is 46$? We were over charged, figured it was probably for a glass of over priced wine at $18 a glass....but I should have checked the bill. I think I was in a daze from my shock at the $217 bill for two people and one glass of wine. With all of the great steak houses in Chicago.... We won't go back
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Late Night Reservation
    RCRegularVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    I had a 10pm reservation and had great service. I had a group of 10 and the staff was very accommodating to our needs.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for a special occasion!
    Burnski
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Although Mastro's is a bit pricey, it is worth it for a special occasion. The food is excellent and our service good not have been better. Jamie, our server, may be the best server we have had anywhere and we have been t many four star restaurants
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine dining at its best!
    MercaditoFirst
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Great food, including desert, as well as awsome service.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely as usual
    kenrit
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    My husband and I have dined here on many special occasions with friends and just the two of us and each time everthing was wonderful. Thank you for a great experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food
    abraham
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    very very very expensive and too dark for me, but food and service where great. There was a live pianoman who made the night great.
    Special Features:
    romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dissapointing
    IrishDinerPLACTVIP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    When celebrating at a nice place such as Mastro's we would have expected top notch service. Not the case. We were extremely disappointed with the service, took a long time to get waited on, the waiter continued to be EXTREMELY SLOW and had to ask for simple items such as water and bread. I DO NOT RECOMMEND it as Chicago has plenty of other great steakhouses where you can celebrate. Food was good, but not great.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dean
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Mastros is one of my favorite steak joints. I thought the lighting was too low in the Chicago restaurant. Our brussel sprouts were a little tough. Steak and wine was awesome!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Superfly place we love mastro
    Lowinn
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We and always enjoy the service food and vibe with a great setting for a dinner date #A1 and my wife loves the butter cake
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice dining experience
    jdpt1984
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I have eaten at many Chicago steakhouses and this ranks close to the top. The filet I had was very tender and cooked to order. It was seasoned only lightly. My husband's Kansas City cut was delicious and more flavorful/seasoned than my filet. The very cool thing is that your meat is delivered to your table on a plate which is heated to 450 degrees which keeps it nice and hot when you eat it although it cooks it slightly more so you may want to order your meat slightly rarer. My friend ordered the chilean sea bass and was not impressed saying it was prepared way too buttery. The sides and salads we ordered were perfect and I highly recommend saving room for dessert-the butter cake (shared 4 ways in perfect). Our waiter was superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Phenomenal Steak
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I have had steaks from all the usually suspects such as Ruth's, Capital Grill, and Gibson's. The bone in filet at Mastro's dwarfed all the competitors. I highly recommend it. My only criticism of the place would be the lighting. It was too dark.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always outstanding service!!!
    Msgu121
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Made a single request and they always follow thru. No need to remind them, they are on it! Butter cake is out of this world
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • just ok
    CanastaLady
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    The food was good, but not great, especially for the price. The wine was very good and the glass was quite large. Hot ice under the shrimp cocktail made a very nice presentation. The best part was the unending martini. It seemed like the waiter kept pouring from the shaker into a large martini glass. Loud downstairs, not as bad up. Live music was nice in the bar area. Seems like a young scene kind of place. They called the next day to thank us for coming. Nice touch.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    ftmyersVIP
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    the food was excellent as always. Definitely suggest coming here
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tops in a competitive field
    rickeater
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Expensive steak houses are a dime a dozen in the big cities. For the first time in a long time, I will actually remember the great cut of ny strip I was served. Theirs place executed beautifully.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing as always
    foodie312
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    We had a great meal! Service was rocky at first, but picked up quickly!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Outstanding steakhouse, great food, great service, wonderfull place for any occasion
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Foo & Drinks
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    This is a great place...love the food and drinks!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed beyond belief
    PursuingPerfection
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Most over-priced food I have ever eaten. Chilean Sea Bass was blandly grilled and served on an over-sized plate, nothing more... Tuna on the other hand was drenched in an Asian sauce that destroyed the flavor of the fish. $250 dollars later, my dinner for 2 would have been better spent at McDonalds!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great night at Mastro's
    Jenners
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Could not ask for more, great service, great food, nice ambiane, great live entertainment, great drinks, probably the best restaurant experience I have had in over 5 years!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointed
    chicagodiner
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    I ususally LOVE LOVE LOVE Mastros, it's one of my favorite steakhouses in Chicago. However, during our recent visit, one of my friends steaks was cooked well-done when she asked for medium and my other friends steak had fat all over it. The way in which it was handled was also awkward as the server and manager came over to inspect the steaks with a flashlight (almost as if my friends were lying). As one of my favorite spots, I was very disappointed with our dining experience.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kevin B
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Celebrating our anniversary with Mastro's was a excellent choice. Food and drinks were well above average. Service was very helpful also.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best service and food imaginable!
    Briogirl16VIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I had the most romantic dinner this past weekend. The server was incredibly attentive and considerate and truly made me and my boyfriend's dinner very special. The food was amazing- the creamed corn is an absolute must. The sides are big so order small. Absolute 5 star restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistency Wins
    mlrh100
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Once again our meal was delicious. Though the steaks/chops are always the main event, the sides are a close runner up for awards. We enjoyed the Lobster Mac - cheese and the Gnochi with crab and truffle oil and the brussel sprouts. All terrific! On this dining event I tried the Veal chop and was very pleased with the char and deep rich flavors. Deserts were excellent as always with the butter cake and my fav the profiterols. The live music is always a plus even though some reviewes complain that it's too noisy..... "then stay home"
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • anniversary dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    My husband and I made reservations here from a friend's recommendation. We called for reservations 1 week before and our only option was 5:45pm. It was still light outside and when we walked into the restaurant it was so dark I almost wanted to hold the hostess's hand as she led us to our table. Eventually our eyes accustomed to the darkness and we found it romantic. Our waitress, Kelly, was amazing. She helped us with the menu and was very friendly. We were brought a complimentary chocolate cake (huge and very tasty) to celebrate our anniversary. We had a wonderful time and will highly recommend to our friends.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Celebration
    mbaker
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    My husband and I are huge fans of Mastros. It only made sense to take our closest friends here for dinner to celebrate his birthday last week because we knew we would have an incredible dinner. We've eaten at many different steak places in town and Mastros seems to always be at the top of our list. Whether you like seafood or steak this is a great place to eat. Service is always excellent and they have a great wine list! And don't forget to order the butter cake for desert!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My Favorite Restaurant!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The steaks are the best no matter how you well or rare you order them. The side items are great too and I love the seafood (shrimp cocktail). The butter cake is the best and the martinis are great. But what pulls everything together and why I keep going back, is the excellent A+ service. I have never had a bad meal here and service is always the best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a good night was had by all
    blownaway
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    the restaurant was a referral from a friend over the one we had originally chosen. Glad we switched. The food was great - we shared a filet and a rack of lamb. the wine selection was very well representative for all tastes. the only real complaint was the dim lighting. food is also meant to be seen as is the menu!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday dinner
    Klady
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    I took my boyfriend to this restaurant for his birthday and I thought this place was not what I expected. The noise was VERY loud, including the t.v's that were playing the game and especially the band. They were singing songs that were nice but too loud!!! I did think the food was outstanding and the waiter was very nice. I order the Chilean Sea Bass and my boyfriend ordered the Chef's steak. I also thought the place was very dark. I'm not sure if we will come back again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious food!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Our dining experience at Mastro's was fabulous. Our waitress was very personable, professional and extremely knowledgeable! The food never disappoints, everything was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food. FANTASTIC Butter Cake
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The entrees and side dishes were delicious. The Lobster Mashed Potatoes were decadent. The Warm Butter Cake was to die for! Our server - Brittani - was a joy and very accommodating.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Steak in Chicago
    MKWatersVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Wow, truly the best bone-in-filet I've ever had and I can't wait to get back for more. Nothing compares. Excellent service. Besides the filet, I highly recommend having the lobster mashed potatoes and butter cake or you haven't experienced the best of Mastro's!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, some disappointments
    Tina
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I was disappointed that when we arrived for our for reservation, we still has to wait but there was nowhere for us to wait out-of-the-way. We did try to wait in the bar, but there was not any room. It would've been nice to have a server take a drink order for us upon arrival so that we could get a drink while we were waiting for a table. The bar was way too crowded for us to go to get anything to drink. Instead we stood up against a wall. A guest waiting area would be nice. Was also disappointed that I needed to wait 25 minutes to get my car from the valet. These complaints aside, the restaurant was excellent. Very good food. Very generous portion sizes and excellent quality. I will certainly come here again for special occasion. Good band
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.