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.View Private Dining Details
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Atwood ... always perfect!
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.
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.
Great restaurant. Perfect if you are headed to the theater.
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.
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.
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.
We went to Atwood for a date night and were not disappointed. The food was very good. We attended while Restaurant Week was still in swing so we got a fixed price menu and was not disappointed. The accommodations are cozy but quiet enough to be able to have a normal conversation.
While the service and atmosphere were quite good, the food was not. Sauce on lamb shank was cold, no pumpkin in the pumpkin tart, bagged (or so it seemed) potato chips with the tartar (really? come on now!) Pot de creme was very good. Will ot be back for just that though.
My friends and I ordered from the Restaurant Week Menu, the salmon and the mushroom risotto. The portions were nice but unfortunately, both dishes were bland. And we couldn't understand the apple pancake dessert with the lump a butter, too much butter. The pumpkin soup was interesting, to our surprise it wasn't sweet.
I would not recommend Atwood. It was restaurant week and the offerings were few and not appealing. We ordered off the regular menu and the food came lukewarm..not acceptable. The food is overpriced.
The restaurant week menu was somewhat limited. We were told that the lamb in mole was quite spicy, so we had the risotto and the salmon. The waitress told us we could not have the lamb without the spicy sauce, as everything was prepared earlier. The food was well prepared and tasty. However we got our entrees while we were still eating the appetizers. The restaurant had several empty tables, yet we could not get an earlier reservation. The desserts were good, but not extraordinary. The cocktails were a little pricey, and not very strong.
The service and ambiance are stellar but the food is overpriced for the quality. The Ribeye was a really poor, thin, fatty cut of meat that reminded me of something uncle Rico would eat from Napoleon Dynamite. It was served lukewarm at best. The crispy salmon was a little better but nothing to write home about.
I highly recommend for a intimate date night for drinks but there’s a lot better food nearby at The Dearborn or a couple blocks north at Prime and Provisions for similar prices.
Stopped in for Restaurant Week menu and had a great experience. Service was very good (greatly appreciate when a server actually provide recommendations - and good ones!) and very good meal. The pumpkin soup was creamy with just the right amount of spice and steak tartar was one of the best ever had. Lamb shank was tender (fell off the bone) and the portion was so big we both enjoyed it. Salmon was good but nothing like the lamb. Will definitely come back.
We hadn't been to Atwood in quite some time. The food on the Restaurant Week menu was really outstanding—salmon and lamb shank, in particular. The service was also fine, though they need another bartender to get drinks to the table more rapidly. I did miss the old, curved booths that they once had. Now, neighbouring tables are a bit too much on top of one another, which, along with the louder-than-necessary music, makes it hard to hear at times.
Terrific food and the service was impeccable! Went for Chicago Restaurant Week, and will be back for more.
food was very good- the lamb shank was memorable. I'm usually a tough critic so the food would have been about a 3.75 however the service? That made up for the 1.25 and another 50. My waitress was so sweet and fun, helpful, cheerful. The hostess chatted for a bit as it was an off-time of day. The gorgeous bartender made some killer cocktails. Even the bus staff were overly helpful and kind. Can't wait to eat and DRINK there again!
The interior is beautiful but the quality of the food here has really declined. Business meal - 3 colleagues, 3 different dishes - all very mediocre. Meh. Pretty interior, but not enough when the food doesn't taste good.
Quaint bistro style hotel restaurant on the ground floor. The food was subtle with classic choice of sauces and well done meat. The service is great and seating is limited which makes it a great date night spot.
Service was good, attentive and polite. However, dining there was a disappointing experience. The food was bland, presentation was lacking, and the desserts were terrible. The crostata dessert was soggy and there was no color on the shell, it looked as if it was warmed up on the microwave. Tried one bite, and ended up leaving both desserts there.