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Atwood

4.4
4198 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Pre/post Theatre
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  • Great for Lunch
Atwood is a must dine classic restaurant in the The Alise Chicago Hotel in the heart of the Loop. Executive Chef David Fingerman and the attentive staff offer contemporary cuisine and excellent service in a lovely and memorable setting. Atwood is located in the Reliance Building, one of Chicago's most historic buildings. Its ideal location in the center of the Theater District, directly along the State Street retail shopping circuit, just blocks away from the Chicago Architecture Foundation make it a perfect place to stop by for a classic cocktail, a delicious meal and great people watching.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Breakfast
Monday – Friday: 7:00am -10:30am

Brunch
Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am - 2:30pm

Lunch
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

Dinner
Sunday thru Thursday 4:45pm to 9:00pm
Friday and Saturday 4:45 to 10:00pm

Bar
Sunday and Monday 11:30am to 10:00pm
Tuesday thru Saturday 11:30am to 11:00pm (late night food till 10:00pm)
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Phone number
(312) 368-1900
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
David Fingerman
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Catering
We have a lovely, intimate private dining room which overlooks Washington and our Atwood dining room. It's perfect for a sit down dinner for 10 to 30 people or a cocktail reception for 50. Please contact Michelle Smith at Michelles@staypineapple.com for information. Thank you.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
State and Washington Streets
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Parking details
Valet is available to guests dining with us. It is located at the front entrance of The Alise Chicago on Washington Street. Three hours or less with restaurant validation is $16. Seeing a performance as well? Show your theater ticket stub and parking is $25.00 for 5 hours or less if you also dine in the restaurant.
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Red Line - Lake
Blue line - Washington
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Special events & promotions
Host your own special event with us. For personalized reservations please call 312 368 1900.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Amid Chicago's hustle & bustle lies a delightful retreat inside the historic Reliance Building. At 450 sq ft, the Reliance Room is a comfortably elegant space for groups of up to 32 seated or 50 people reception style. A buyout of Atwood can accommodate up to 60 guests seated or 120 reception style.

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What 4198 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

We made a reservation for an early time and told our waiter we were off to an 8:00 o’clock show. He told us to enjoy our drinks and when we were ready to order to turn our menus over as a sign. All went like clock work and we enjoy a fabulous meal with no delays.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great dinner before theatre. Excellent service! She reviewed each entree item on the menu for us. Many servers took care of various things. Excellent tasting food and drinks too. Placement of our table of 6 was noisy. Have room for good deserts. All staff worked as a team - nice.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Great brunch location.

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Pleasant, bright ambiance in lobby of Atwood Hotel. Great pre theater dinner choice. Small menu but well prepared food. You can also have two appetizers...good crab cakes, delicious smoked trout pate with Lavash flat bread.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

This was my first business meal in Atwood and i absolutely loved it. It's very nice and elegant, the service is outstanding, recommendations were great, quality of the food (as well as portion) was amazing. I would absolutely recommend this to a friend and I would love to take my boyfriend to Atwood for a romantic dinner sometime soon. I'm super happy with the experience, the food, service, and prices.

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4.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Great Bartender Drew! Made some nice cocktails

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Overall, a wonderful early supper after a show downtown. Within walking distance. Food was excellent, enjoyed the monkfish and shortrib. Service was outstanding; kudos to our server, Taylor!

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

We had a very enjoyable Sunday Brunch. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and fun. The menu is interesting and the food was very good. I highly recommend the Atwood Cafe.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The food was good. A couple of items were under-flavored, but others were fantastic. Be judicious in ordering or discuss it with the staff.

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Good ambiance and service. All appetizers and side dishes are for two or more people. That doesn't make sense to me. More food is wasted.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

My wife and I were being local tourists for a long weekend, celebrating our first child. We stayed downtown and needed a nice, non-chain/touristy restaurant, so we found Atwood. I told them in our reservation that we were celebrating and they made my wife feel very special. Service, food, ambiance was all exactly right.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Very good service provided by Heath. Food was interesting and well prepared. The smoked salmon, avocado, eggs benedict was very tasty. Enjoyed the shrimp and grits. Enjoyed our cocktails with lunch. Very good coffee.

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Friendly staff, delicious food and good wine choices. Perfect location for pre-theatre.

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Favorite business lunch place. Just a great overall restaurant to take friends or business associates.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Great food and service!

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2.0Dined on March 26, 2018

I ordered the kale and salmon salad. The sweet potatoes were undercooked and had no flavor. The salmon was cold and bland. Not very good.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Food was great, as was service. Great views onto the street.

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3.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Atwood host couldn’t locate my open table reservation even when I showed her the confirmation on my phone. Nevertheless we were seated quickly. The service was very good. Our waiter was friendly, made helpful recommendations and was very attentive. The price for food and drink is a bit ridiculous but we chose it for its proximity to another destination. Can’t afford too come here that often so will look for alternative lunch choices.

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4.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Our server -- "Latrice" was excellent. I had the crispy salmon which was very good.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

It was my sister’s birthday, and Sophie as well as the rest of the staff were so friendly and inviting. The mussels appetizer we ordered was scrumptious and the entrees were delicious. We ordered the pork chop which was wonderfully seasoned and the grits were so sumptuous, and the braised short ribs had been even more delectable and tender. The only thing we found comical was how the maitre d’ built up the dessert to be this elaborate concoction, and we got vanilla bean ice cream with blueberries. He oversold that part, though the vanilla bean was tasty. Overall, it was a delightful birthday dinner which thankfully my sister thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you for a great experience!

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

The service was fantastic and food well prepared. It was not for us though, no fault of the restaurant. At least we can say we had a new experience. Definitely try it, it might not be your cup of tea. Judging by our meal and experience though, it won’t be a regret.

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3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

The pumpkin soup was good, but the crispy salmon was overpriced for the small serving, and nothing exceptional taste wise. You can get better food at lower prices elsewhere in this neighborhood. The server did not introduce herself. Again. This seems to be a Chicago thing.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Haven't been here in a long time. Nice face lift--much brighter and chic.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Great service! Our waitress was outstanding. Crab cake and grilled cheese sandwiches were excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Service was lacking attention to table, it took 15 minutes to receive water for one of our guests and server seemed bothered that we asked for one more minute to look over the menu. God was perfectly cooked and seasoned.

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

We were staying at the Alise and were very pleasantly surprised by the food at the Atwood. I had the Crispy Salmon, which was cooked perfectly and delicious. My husband enjoyed the Amish chicken.

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Great lunch spot. Love meeting friends here. Recommend it!

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

The staff was great. They greeted us pleasantly, and made me feel like they were happy that we arrived when I gave our name for the reservation. They offered recommendations and were attentive enough, without being overbearing.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

My niece and I were out for a special treat day. Atwood was fabulous! The wait staff was polite and funny; even our neighboring patrons got in on some of the fun. That only happens when everyone is having a good time. The food was wonderfully memorable - that slice of cake could have served 3! We had a very good day, and it started at Atwood.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Somewhat limited menu with outstanding quality and service!

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3.0Dined on March 2, 2018

The food was quite good. The service was extremely slow. Our waitress explained that a private party was causing a problem with getting the food out on time. When our meal finally arrived, my vegetable was missing and showed up when we were almost finished. There was absolutely no apology or even a visit from the manager. I have dined here before, but not experienced such poor customer service.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Lovely location and very friendly and professional staff. Food was fine, yet not excellent. The steak, in particular, was tough and nothing was truly outstanding.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Best salmon I’ve ever had... Better than the Signature Room by far

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Atwood ... always perfect!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Beautiful meal in historic and beautiful Chicago landmark. Met out of town family for dinner after the theater and enjoyed it very much. I was thankful for the delicious vegan option.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

I love this beautiful space and the food is very good. Lots of light makes it a great spot for lunch. During the summer you can sit outside. The waitstaff is nice, though our waiter seemed a bit patronizing. Also, he messed up one order (asked for salad, but got fries). Not a big deal and not something that would deter me from recommending this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Great restaurant. Perfect if you are headed to the theater.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

The food is really pedestrian. Please do better. It doesn't make sense to make mac n cheese and tater tots as 2 main courses offered.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Atwood is a great location for business lunches. The only issue that we had was that there was someone with a gluten intolerance in our group and her options were extremely limited.

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3.0Dined on February 11, 2018

While the food was excellent and a real value with their restaurant week special in effect, the service was not very good. We were served the wrong dessert (an apple dish instead of pumpkin) and we were not offered a chance to order coffee. We were there on a Sunday night after a snowy weekend and the restaurant was not very busy. Therefore, I did not appreciate that most diners were herded into a cluster of tables that were quite close together, leaving most of the restaurant deserted.

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