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Phil Stefani's 437 Rush
Phil Stefani's 437 Rush

Phil Stefani's 437 Rush Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.PhilStefanis437Rush.com
  • Phone: (312) 222-0101
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch Monday-Friday: 11:00am-4:00pm Dinner Monday-Thursday: 5:00pm-10:00pm Dinner Friday-Saturday: 5:00pm-11:00
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Christian Fantoni
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: Our off-premise catering staff has a wealth of experience in customizing all types of events from black-tie galas to fun family picnics and everything in between.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hubbard
  • Public Transit: Grand Ave Bus, Red Line, Grand Avenue
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: $14.00 for 2 hours of parking.
A word from Phil Stefani's 437 Rush
Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush is the ultimate downtown contemporary Italian steakhouse. Located just steps off Michigan Avenue, at the corner of Rush and Hubbard, executive chef Christian Fantoni creates the most artistic and delicious dishes in the city; from mouth-watering seafood and steaks, to fabulous risottos and pastas. The lounge is the perfect place to unwind with a cool martini or one of the daily drink specials. Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush—where everyone feels like a regular!Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "I can't speak for the steaks since I've only tried the pasta and lambchops, but the pastas weren't very good. The lambchops were delicious, but the portion was small. The sides are very rich and heavy (we had mashed potatoes, mac & cheese, and asparagus). On a more positive note, service was EXCELLENT!"
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "This was our first time at this restaurant. We come to Chicago often to visit our daughter. We will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "Even though they tout themselves as more of a steakhouse / Italian restaurant, they have wonderful seafood. I had the Chilian Sea Bass. It was served with perfect lemon sauce and died of broccoli. My date had the salmon with a sauce on the side. Both dishes were fresh and outstanding. We did order a side of pasta to try the sauce and it was very tasty. Lobster bisque soup was one of best I have had in Chicago."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "Quiet restaurant with really colorful, personable servers. Food was excellent. On the expensive side, but overall a nice place."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "From the moment we walked in the staff treated us with welcoming arms. Everyone from the host(ess) to the bussers were extremly friendly. Fulvio our server was highly knowledgeable about every question we asked and the food was AMAZING! I had the Kansas cut and my pops had the Polletto(Cornish Hen). Wonderful wonderful wonderful, and I've already recommended the place to 4 of my closest friends. I'm definitely coming back."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "I have never had more comments on a great restaurant pick! This was the perfect place for our work dinner to entertain customers. All of the staff was so friendly and accommodating, and the food was absolutely amazing. Out of 11 people, not a single person had a complaint."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "I travel for a living and this is one of my favorite restaurants in the world...or was! I was in Chicago last week and had dinner and lunch here. Who had the bright idea to silence Alessandro the wonderful singing maître d'??? No more Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin? The food was AMAZING as usual but the ambiance is lacking without Alessandro's voice. No more white linen table cloths either? I have sent so many people to this restaurant because of the atmosphere of a bygone era. Without him, you are just another good restaurant in Chicago, but your magic is gone!!!"
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Well for one thing, even though we only eat there twice a year or so, the waiter not only recognized us, but rattled off the last three times he'd served us and whether we'd had other diners with us, what time of year it was, and where we'd been sitting ( also- these were not all the most recent dines there, as we'd been seated in other server's areas at least twice in the past couple years). The food is wonderful, and while I don't consider myself a "serious" wine aficionado, I've been able to do to quite well from their offerings."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "We arrived in Chicago very tired and hungry. The cabbie got lost on the way not more than 5 minutes from our hotel. We both had the Lake Superior whitefish that we had never had before. The fish was baked besutifully and was piping hot when served. The accompanying broccoli was also perfectly cooked. We ordered the creamed spinach side which was enough for at least 4 people and was served very hot with mushrooms. Overall an outstanding meal."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "Love this restaurant...the food and service are outstanding. However, they have redecorated since we were there last. I looks very nice...very cosmopolitan...but we felt it lost some of its "old Chicago" charm. We liked it more when it had that "old steakhouse" feel. But it's still a great place to go."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Went for my Birthday, and it was a greatest present to myself. I am a big fan of Steak-I have a reserved seat at famous steakhouses in NY-its great to know that I can add this steakhouse to my list of favorites. When craving a great steak, this is the place. In a heartbeat i will be going back to eat steak there again.Thank you for making my birthday really special."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "All the food was outstanding. I will be back to 437 soon. The service was as well outstanding.The sea salted caramel cake for dessert was decadent and very moist!!Thanks for a great experience!!!!!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I had eaten here before but my husband had not. Miguel our waiter was top notch all the way. The appetizer (pancetta) and meal (we each had steaks) were out of this world."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "We had received rave reviews about this restaurant. Our waiter was very attentive and overall, we enjoyed the evening. While my Chilean sea bass was delicious, my wife's filet mignon was overcooked and the quality of the meat fell well short of our expectations. It was tough. Frankly, I can go to our local grocery store and purchase a filet to grill at home which is ten times better than the filet my wife had. Overall, the menu looked outstanding, and while we may go back, we won't be ordering a steak!"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I still don't understand why this place isn't busier. The food is awesome (prime steaks!!), the service is great and the atmosphere is very comfortable. I guess that is good for us as we can get a reservation last minute."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The Fritto Misto was exceptional and we loved the homemade tartar sauce. Seeing the cuts of meat was also a great approach. My husband selected the Kansas City Strip after seeing it and not ever hearing of a cut like that before, tried it and ate like a king. The lobster was a perfect portion (8oz.) and cooked perfectly. The side dishes were ample and delicious, timing of food service was impeccable."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Phil Stefani's is my favorite restaurant in Chicago. We've been there several times and have never been disappointed. I always order the $57 bone-in prime rib steak and it's lovely. Wife eats lighter and had a very nice piece of broiled fish. They accommodate both tastes, heavy eater and lighter. This trip was especially lovely because of Marina, a really competent and observant server who made sure everything was perfect. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We were very well fed and treated for my friend's birthday dinner. The waitstaff was friendly, prompt and attentive; the host, Alessandro, went the extra mile, as well."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Alessandro and his staff are simply the best. The new antipasto bar is really cool. This place is a must for me everytime I am in Chicago!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This is our favorite restaurant in Chicago and it has never disappointed us. Our recent visit was perhaps our best. All four diners had an outstanding experience. It's great to see that 437 Rush is still going strong!"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "I've eaten at Phil Stefani's three times now. It's so good that I try to make sure there is time on the schedule to eat here when I'm vacationing in Chicago. The lobster bisque may be the best thing I've ever tasted."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We've been to this restaurant before on previous trips to Chicago and this time was a good as we remembered. Additionally, the friendly service was so good that the manager helped us decide on what we wanted to do next while in town with our friends recommending a neighborhood music entertainment spot after dinner. Much appreciated food, atmosphere and service."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "One of my Chicago favorites. Always a great dining experience and wonderful, old school service."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "In searchign for a location for a business dinner I came across this. I am bit hesitant on new locations if not a direct referral, especially for a client dinner. This was a fabulous find - amazing food, great service and my clients have already asked if we can go back when in town for our convetion again next year!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "I've had tastier steak at Red Lobster. Bean soup was average. Was convinced to eat here by an out-of-town friend who'd eaten here before (and then HE ordered veal, not steak). This is Chicago! You can do much better elsewhere for a steak dinner."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "My reservation was in the bar. This was a dinner with clients and I was expecting a table in the dining room. The service was horrible and our food sat on a tray getting cold. It was an embarrassment to myself and my boss."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We have been here many times for special occasions and EVERY time the food and the service is outstanding. Somewhat different from your typical Italian steak restaurant in terms of menu and portion sizes (smaller) so does not feel like the other chain offerings nearby. Absolutly the BEST risotto I've ever had and each time it changes with the season. Amazing place and great staff. Very loud later in the evening."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "The food at this restaurant is magnificent. I had the Ahi Tuna, which was perfect. Also started with some Oysters......also great. The service is top notch and it is nice but not stuffy. Very comfortable place to eat, with top notch food."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "A great place to celebrate a special occasion and Chicago icon!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The food here is great. The service was top notch. We had the octopus, beet salad and for entrees the ahi tuna and braised beef. All outstanding. The place is off the beaten path just a bit which makes it extra nice because it seems more intimate. The chef does a great job. A must if you are in Chicago."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "I've been going hear for a while now, and just had the opportunity to visit after the remodeling. Looks great and always enjoy coming back! "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "437 Rush was the perfect venue to enjoy a delicious meal with work colleagues after a long day of work. Our waitress was amazing (can't remember her name, but she was from Serbia.) The collaboration and smooth intertwining service we received from our waitress, staff and even the gentleman who displayed your beautiful cuts of meat was fantastic. We even experienced the wonderful singing from another gentleman. Great night all around. Thank you for your wonderful restaurant."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "We entertained clients and it was the perfect spot. The oysters, our entrees, the dessert, and service were above & beyond. I would definitely go back when in town. We ran into other people with Hilton and they were equally impressed. Our clients enjoyed it - thank you!"
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "My wife and I have been to Chicago many times.Therefore, we wanted to try a restaurant we have never been to. At the same time something within walking distance to the Hyatt. It was cold and windy that. So we searched Open Table and found Phil Stefani's 437 Rush. It was perfect for us. The ambiance, service and quality of food were very good."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We celebrated my husband's birthday and were well taken care of by the staff. Highlights of the evening were a serenade by the manager and the wedge of chocolate cake."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "I've made reservations here twice and both times that we came in, the bar area was so energetic (with conversations, not loud music) we opted to eat there instead of the dining room, which is separated very nicely for those looking for quite dining. We always enjoy the food as well and it stands out is a nice place to spend with friends for a couple of hours."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "it always seemed to me that many restaurants have lost sight of how to purvey and prepare a steak properly, let alone perfect. 437 rush reliably does both. My favorite is that they can cook a steak properly without burning the outside."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Ended up here last minute, and so glad we did - we wouldn't have had a more fun dinner anywhere else in the city. The staff is very upbeat and friendly - but the best part is the "singing" manager. Ask him to sing your Italian favorite song or any Frank Sinatra lyrics ... you will be impressed - Great Saturday night"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We had a great waiter named Miguel. He was very attentive and made great recommendations!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We have been to 437 Rush many times, and it never ceases to be a great experience. Food is fantastic, always good specials. Service is great and has great attention to detail."
    Dined on 3/29/2014