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Carnivale’s unparalleled festive atmosphere is perfect for hosting corporate events, social events, and weddings. Our event specialists will customize and create a memorable experience for you and your guests from start to finish in one of our seven unique event spaces.
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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Sun 5:00PM - 6:15PM 8:30PM - 10:00PM
Wed - Sat 5:00PM - 6:15PM 8:30PM - 10:00PM
The mac and cheese was Amazing! Great social distancing.
I wanted to like this so much but I really didn’t.
Phenomenal experience. My whole party raved and we are all seasoned diners who try every new restaurant. We all will return. Exceptional.
The food is amazing but definitely think the vibe is better in the upstairs patio. Other than that great service!
Service and food is wonderful as always. It was a wonderful evening.
Super amazing atmosphere and decor! Loved the cotton candy with caramel popcorn! The art was spectacular!
Food was amazing
The closing of indoor eating made it cold but everything else was great...
We decided to take advantage of the warm-ish weather this weekend and enjoy a night out for dinner. Carnivale had many outdoor heaters and did a great job providing a safe dining environment (hand sanitizer, staff wearing masks properly, QR code menus). The full menu was not available but the options offered were still perfect! Everything was delicious. They sent us home with the take out menu which I know we will be using this winter!
This was my first time going to Carnivale. I hope to return again. Due to the rise of COVID19 Chicago was shutting down Dine-in for all restaurants that Friday. So we went on the last Thursday. With this situation, I believe the restaurant was not ready for the amount of people would be in there. So service level was not up to par or at its best. Slow long waits for service, ordering drinks and food. However, the food was excellent, the drink were as also and the decor, plus music was great! The manager was very apologetic of the slow service and tried his best to accommodate.
Our server was amazing we were greetes well and felt valued. Definitely going back.
I love that a great COVID protection plan is in place and inforced. Made us feel safe.
Service was outstanding. We were running a bit late for our reservation, 10 minutes. We are not from IL and under estimated our arrival time. We called and they were more than happy to accommodate us. Food was delicious. We ended up ordering several appetizers and sides to eat family style rather than individual meals. It was so yummy we didn’t leave any behind or have left overs!! Drinks were good as well, so many choices! Unique setting. My daughters and I really enjoyed the ambiance!!
We had a fantastic time!
Everything was perfect! The service is so quick and the food is delicious. Definitely worth the money. Thank you Ramon for making my husbands birthday an unforgettable one, you’re the best!
Overall really good experience. Service was great & food was tasty! Will be back.
Wonderful wait staff, delicious food, and unique atmosphere. A great place to celebrate.
Jerry Cline always has great restaurants and great service. I miss many of his past restaurants. Carnivale is still a top spot to eat and relax. Great Service.
The valet was rude but our server was outstanding and went above and beyond for us! Super personable and made up for the experience with the valet.
Delicious food, service was just a bit slow. Had to wait 20 min after dinner to get checked up on
We went for my sons birthday. Did not disappoint. The drinks, appetizers, main course and desserts were amazing. You have to get the cotton candy!
Awesome food, festive ambience, chic dining room decor, and excellent table service. Group of 6 celebrating Sweetest Day. Awesome experience!
13 year anniversary dinner!. Drinks were my favorite! The food was full of flavor! We had an amazing time
Everything was great! I went with a few of my friends to celebrate my birthday. We missed our original reservation time and the staff was so nice and accommodating about it. Our server was nice and the food was delicious. It was my first time going, but I will definitely be back.
Everything was amazing!! Will go back again! Food was great and server was attentive!
Great place, food is delicious we had Brazilian churasco. Coming back soon.
My daughter enjoy her birthday celebration there,,, great evening
Had a great time! Our waiter was very nice. The food and drinks were great. Social distancing and safety measures were apparent. Loved the ambiance and would go again.
It’s always a great experience at Carnivale. The ambiance is very welcoming and unique. Amazing food and service. Staff are extremely knowledgeable and make great recommendations!
Great restaurant for a hang out with friends. It has a lively atmosphere, and the food is great as well.
We enjoyed a wonderful dinner and evening on the patio.
My husband and I really enjoyed our visit. Everyone was polite, the food tasted great, and the setting was beautiful.
Decided to have a drink with a friend and was glad to score a reservation on a Saturday night. Then I remembered it was Covid-19. We arrived 20 min. before opening and manager was gracious and allowed us to sit and chat. Carnivale never disappoints.
Carnivale offers a unique atmosphere and menu. It's not the finest of fine dining, but the food is still very good, fully justifying four of five starts. The prices are well matched to what you get. You could easily spend much more for worse food in Chicago. We eat here several times per year and keep coming back for those reasons. There is a nice bar/lounge in front of the restaurant proper that often has live music, which is a nice place to go for an after dinner drink. The Fulton Market area has grown so much in the last several years. It's a short walk to a lot of other destinations, and a great way to start the night.
Excelente servicio. Mi esposo comió cordero y yo paella, sencillamente exquisito. Sin olvidar el postre que estuvo fenomenal.
Excellent service and the food was amazing. Started out a bit slow with the service but the outdoor dining turned out perfect. The manager understands hospitality and fixed the service by simply doing the right thing. Talking to us and making us feel comfortable and welcome. Some unusual menu items but they were all very good. Cuban and Jamaican influences for sure. We’ll be back.
Carnivale offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 850-5005.
Carnivale is rated 4.6 stars by 7500 OpenTable diners.
Carnivale does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://carnivalechicago.cardfoundry.com/giftcards.php.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.