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Carnivale

4.4
5852 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Latin / Spanish
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Since opening in 2005, Carnivale has established itself as one of the premier dining experiences in Chicago’s West Loop. Exotic, energetic, and global, the festive atmosphere of Carnivale is a singular experience. We invite you to dine on unique Latin-inspired dishes created by Chef Rodolfo Cuadros while sipping drinks that run the gamut from muddled cocktails to aged tequila to complex wine — and a variety of other libations!

In addition to delicious food and unique drinks, Carnivale also features seven private party rooms to accommodate wedding receptions, business meetings, and a variety of other occasions. Each room offers a unique environment, but they all reflect the energy and passion of Carnivale.

Serving lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch, Carnivale is the destination for Chicagoans who wish to enjoy global cuisine with Latin-American flair in an environment that reflects the passion of the chef!

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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Latin / Spanish
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Hours of operation
Dinner:
Sunday 5pm– 9 pm
Monday - Tuesday 11:30am – 11pm
Wednesday - Thursday 11:30am – 11pm
Friday 11:30am – 1am
Saturday 5pm – 1am

Lunch:
Monday-Friday 11:30am- 2:30PM
$5 valet service

Brunch:
Sunday - 10:30am - 3:00pm
*Complimentary Valet Parking
*Live Latin Music starting at 11am

Bar:
Monday-Tuesday - 11:30am-11pm
Wednesday-Thursday 11:30am-12am
Friday 11:30am-1am
Saturday 5pm-1am
Sunday 10:30am-10pm

*$9 Valet Parking for Dinner
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Phone number
(312) 850-5005
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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
Rodolfo Cuadros
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Halsted
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Parking details
$5 Valet Parking for Lunch, Mon-Fri 11:30am-4:00pm

$9 Valet Parking for Dinner
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Public transit
Bus:
The # 8 Halsted at Fulton Market/Lake: 2 minute walk
The # 65 Grand Avenue at Desplaines: 10 minute walk
The # 56 Milwaukee stops at Fulton/Desplaines: 2 minute walk

Train:
The Blue Line at Milwaukee/Grand: 10 minute walk
The Pink Line at Clinton: 5 min walk
The Green Line at Clinton: 5 min walk
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Entertainment
Sunday Brunch: Live Latin music 11a-2p
Fridays: Pop-up Entertainment every Friday

For upcoming events and features, visit www.carnivalechicago.com/features
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Special events & promotions
For corporate parties, weddings, rehearsal dinners, baby showers, wedding showers and any other celebration of 20-1000, please contact our sales department at sales@carnivalechicago.com
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Carnivale is the perfect setting for your next party or event! Whether you're planning a birthday, wedding, rehearsal dinner, mitzvah, business meeting, family gathering or any kind of special event, our seven unique party rooms are designed to create a lasting impression.

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Sun 8:30PM - 9:30PM
Mon - Thu 11:30AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Fri 11:30AM - 11:45AM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:45PM - 10:30PM
Sat 5:00PM - 5:00PM

What 5852 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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4.3
service
4.6
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4.1
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 6 hours ago

Excellent menu, tough to choose. Everything we had was fresh and delicious.

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vipjmsh (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 13 hours ago

Great food, great service beginning when you are seated by superb hostess, Jackie.

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MiriamGL (New England)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Fun party atmosphere with fab high ceilings and colorful decor. Highly recommended for a dinner or celebration, especially with a group. Food was creative and well prepared from the memorable Black Cod to the Lamb. We ordered one dessert to share, which turned out to be a disappointment in flavor (nothing distinctive in any of the multiple components) but A+ fantastic in presentation (hint: Cigar). But I look forward to an evening there again and another try at their Latin-inspired menu.

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vipMarkB (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Very limited lunch menu and service is only in the bar area. that being said the food available was interesting and tasty. Will definitely go back to try dinner. The dinning room looks fantastic, colorful and we understand the weekends party out.

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OlegP 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

This is one of the best restaurants in Chicago. The food here is absolutely delicious; I have yet to find something on the menu I do not like. If you have not been here yet, this is really one of the hidden gems of Chicago.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great food and atmosphere! We had the seafood tackle box, guacamole, ropa vieja, cotton candy and chocolate dome. It was all delicious and the service was fantastic.

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HectorV 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great service. Great food. When I got to the restaurant everyone or the staff welcomed me. Liked the atmosphere that the restaurant had. Made a reservation and was quickly seated.the food was good and also service waitress was really attending all the needs and request. Would definitely go back.

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JACQUELINES 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Unfortunetly i dont remember our qaitress name but she was amazing. She tended to our needs with out hesitation. The food was amazing. Their octopus was so good!!!! I will definitely go again

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ClaudiaL 
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

The decor was amazing and our server was great. I was a bit disappointed with my food. I asked to well done skirt stake and my meat was not well done, not very tasty. Overall I had a great time. Loved the cotton candy!!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

It was a last minute reservation but the service was great it was a very pleasent evening overall.

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