River North Chicago Restaurants

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Best American Restaurants in River North Chicago

Beatrix - River NorthBeatrix - River North
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HUB 51HUB 51
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Beacon TavernBeacon Tavern
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Bernie's Lunch & SupperBernie's Lunch & Supper
(440)
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
The Hampton Social - River NorthThe Hampton Social - River North
(835)
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Rebar - Trump International Hotel and TowerRebar - Trump International Hotel and Tower
(110)
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Asian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Untitled Supper ClubUntitled Supper Club
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Tortoise Supper ClubTortoise Supper Club
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
East Bank Club- Maxwell's at the ClubEast Bank Club- Maxwell's at the Club
(259)
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Best Italian Restaurants in River North Chicago

RPM ItalianRPM Italian
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Siena TavernSiena Tavern
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
NonninaNonnina
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Coco PazzoCoco Pazzo
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
QuartinoQuartino
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
il Porcellinoil Porcellino
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Mama's BoyMama's Boy
(506)
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
La Pizza & La Pasta - Eataly ChicagoLa Pizza & La Pasta - Eataly Chicago
(92)
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Enolo Wine CafeEnolo Wine Cafe
(125)
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Osteria Via StatoOsteria Via Stato
(2281)
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Club Lago RestaurantClub Lago Restaurant
(237)
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Maggiano's - ChicagoMaggiano's - Chicago
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

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River North Chicago Restaurants

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone CrabJoe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
11195 reviews
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago

wonderful experience - our server Jodette made excellent wine recommendations and was very helpful with other menu choices. Extremely happy with the entire dining experience. More

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Steak 48 - ChicagoSteak 48 - Chicago
1616 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Probably my favorite steak house in Chicago. The Mastro brothers know how to do it right. It is however expenseive. More

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RPM SteakRPM Steak
3666 reviews
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Steak | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great beer list and very knowledgeable wine / beer experience. Great food. Great ambiance. More

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Arbella ChicagoArbella Chicago
193 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great scene, ambiance, loved the atmosphere and DJ music (we were there just as it started at 9pm). The food menu was very small and limited, but the cocktail menu was large and we tried a few different ones and none disappointed. More

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Gibsons ItaliaGibsons Italia
398 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Very good food, best steak I’ve had in a long time. Definitely pricey but yummy, amazing views! Will go again for a special occasion! More

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RPM ItalianRPM Italian
9441 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The ambience is electric. The food is very good. The service is outstanding. I would highly recommend enjoying a meal here More

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Siena TavernSiena Tavern
2599 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Food was amazing! More

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Shaw's Crab House Oyster Bar - ChicagoShaw's Crab House Oyster Bar - Chicago
49 reviews
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Best Sunday brunch ever! Wonderful staff and fabulous food- it’s Monday evening and I’m still stuffed Thanks shaw’s More

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True Food Kitchen - ChicagoTrue Food Kitchen - Chicago
974 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

There are not many restaurants that understand "vegan" food for it's more than just salads. The Teriyaki Quinoa it is AWESOME! The service is good for they are nice and friendly. My new "go to" place and not far from work!! More

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Roka Akor - ChicagoRoka Akor - Chicago
2158 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Good food. Should have gotten the steak....that’s what I was told to get. We got the chefs selection...some parts good, some parts okay More

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Centennial Crafted Beer & EateryCentennial Crafted Beer & Eatery
82 reviews
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Gastro Pub | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Centennial offered a great menu with creative options. All of the dishes I tasted were excellently prepared. I also enjoyed the atmosphere and will definitely be back. More

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Gyu-Kaku - ChicagoGyu-Kaku - Chicago
1679 reviews
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Japanese | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Our waitress Monique went above and beyond to make our experience amazing! More

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EmaEma
1456 reviews
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Mediterranean | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The food and service was all excellent. We loved every single dish that we got! More

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Beatrix - River NorthBeatrix - River North
2780 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Our server, Brady, was so great and helped up navigate the menu. And they have oat milk! Perfect for an hour long business lunch. More

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Sushi SanSushi San
292 reviews
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Japanese | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Wonderful food, great service! More

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GT Fish and OysterGT Fish and Oyster
3230 reviews
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago

GT Fish and Oyster is one our favorite date night restaurants in Chicago. Recommend to anyone who likes good food, great service, and excellent ambiance. Will keep coming for years to come! More

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Bub CityBub City
1197 reviews
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Barbecue | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great BBQ, definitely get the brisket and the back porch iced tea! It was a warm fall night and we got one of the booths by the window which is perfect for getting outside air, a bit of inside AC and music, and great views. Had 2 kids (2 and under 2months) and the dinner was smooth with them in tow. Liked our server a lot, he knew to fill the toddler cup halfway! Best of all, lettuce entertain you points! More

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Mastro's Steakhouse - ChicagoMastro's Steakhouse - Chicago
3881 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Food was exceptional and our waiter the best! Very attentive. Kyle was our server and we couldn’t have enjoyed our meal any more. More

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SundaSunda
5316 reviews
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Asian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great and quality food. Servers are friendly and knowledgeable about gluten free. More

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La Pizza & La Pasta - Eataly ChicagoLa Pizza & La Pasta - Eataly Chicago
92 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

It’s in Eataly so the ambiance is fantastic and the food is delectable. More

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Shaw's Crab House - ChicagoShaw's Crab House - Chicago
9437 reviews
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great properly cooked food, not over seasoned or overcooked (tough request for some restaurants in the area) good selection and great tasting More

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Kiki's BistroKiki's Bistro
1981 reviews
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French | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Found Kiki’s through Open Table and loved it. Service was charming, food delicious. Don’t get pate very often and it was amazing, enjoyed the steak frites - many many frites. Steak was perfectly cooked. Thoroughly enjoyed it! More

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Three Dots and a DashThree Dots and a Dash
802 reviews
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Polynesian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Cool decor. Great drinks. We didn't try the food but the drinks were exactly what we were hoping for in a premier tiki bar, well balanced, well made, great presentation. More

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TantaTanta
2210 reviews
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Peruvian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Excellent food, great service, will definitely be back and recommend to friends More

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The Franklin RoomThe Franklin Room
577 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

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Super cute decor and great atmosphere. Food was delish. Had oysters, mussels (amazing), risotto and lobster roll. Was there for a bday and they were very friendly to the birthday guy. More

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Taco Joint - River NorthTaco Joint - River North
247 reviews
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Mexican | River North (Chicago), Chicago

We celebrated my birthday here with a large group and they were very accomdating! They also helped us celebrate by bringing out donuts and a candle and having the whole restaurant sing to me. We had a great time and the tacos/margs were tasty! More

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il Porcellinoil Porcellino
1173 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Our first time here and no less than the exceptional food, service, and ambiance I have come to expect from LEY these past 39 years. More

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Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen - River NorthDoc B’s Fresh Kitchen - River North
195 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

We had a great time. Our server Colleen was outstanding and we had a terrific experience with great food. More

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Victory ItalianVictory Italian
26 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Been 3 times already. Great mix of delicious food with a very helpful and super nice staff! More

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Prime & Provisions SteakhousePrime & Provisions Steakhouse
1559 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Amazing service and a Sunday brunch to remember!! We will definitely return. More

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GT Prime SteakhouseGT Prime Steakhouse
691 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

I absolutely love this restaurant in Chicago. It is the perfect pairing of sexy atmosphere and food. Everything on the menu is perfection. More

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Gene and GeorgettiGene and Georgetti
3447 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Best restaurant. Best service. Old fashioned elegance. More

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HUB 51HUB 51
4583 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great experience. The waiter helped me request a split salad order, and the food was excellent. Thanks for a great meal! More

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Farmhouse - ChicagoFarmhouse - Chicago
1402 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Farmhouse was a great place for going on a date. Really nice ambiance and not too loud. Good mix on menu as I prefer (require) a meal with meat, whereas my wife loves salads and soups. More

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Benny's Chop HouseBenny's Chop House
2715 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

We wanted a quintessential Chicago steakhouse experience, and Benny’s delivered. Our filets were wonderful, and other highlights included the crispy kale and the crème brûlée. More

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Marshall's LandingMarshall's Landing
14 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great view, comfortable seats, and a decent selection of sandwiches and salads make a good lunch spot. More

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Bar CargoBar Cargo
97 reviews
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Pizza Bar | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great pizza and ambiance the apps are great too. Pizza is very reasonably priced and delicious very large portions, cocktails and wine are pretty expensive. More

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Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse - ChicagoHarry Caray's Italian Steakhouse - Chicago
3707 reviews
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Steak | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Calamari appetizer was great. Steak and sides were amazing. Service was excellent. More

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Tao ChicagoTao Chicago
82 reviews
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Asian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The staff kept clearing things before we were done. It was annoying. More

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Union Sushi + Barbeque BarUnion Sushi + Barbeque Bar
1447 reviews
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Sushi | River North (Chicago), Chicago

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The sushi is great and it is nicely complemented with BBQ. I had the lamb chops. Cocktails are unique. More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - ChicagoFleming's Steakhouse - Chicago
1020 reviews
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Steak | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Food was great and service (Brook) was wonderful. Great experience. More

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Erie CafeErie Cafe
766 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

It is my favorite. We try to eat there every two weeks. Lamb chops, cottage fries, peas/onions. We also entertain there very often. More

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Mama's BoyMama's Boy
506 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Cordial efficient staff. Great food. Pleasant ambience. More

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Chicago Cut SteakhouseChicago Cut Steakhouse
5991 reviews
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Steak | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The owner greeted us and treated us as royalty! Loved the food, drinks and dessert. Waiters were exceptional!!! More

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Beacon TavernBeacon Tavern
791 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Girlfriend and I ended up having an argument. Not at all the restaurant's fault and service was very accommodating. I don't believe other guests were disturbed. If so, I apologize. Thanks, Beacon Tavern, we will be back soon hopefully sans arguing. More

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Untitled Supper ClubUntitled Supper Club
1303 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

So much fun! Overall great experience! Awesome atmosphere and live band was great! More

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Pavilion - The Langham, ChicagoPavilion - The Langham, Chicago
236 reviews
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Afternoon Tea | River North (Chicago), Chicago

We have attended many afternoon teas in our travels and the one at Langham was by far the best food and service of all. In fact, our biggest complaint might be that they fed us too much for a tea, but everything tasted so good it was hard to resist. More

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Travelle - The Langham, ChicagoTravelle - The Langham, Chicago
733 reviews
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Contemporary American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Beautiful restaurant in a great location. Wonderful meal with extra wonderful service. The restaurant has a great kids menu and makes kids feel very welcome. Alex took excellent care of us and was so great with my children! More

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Kinzie ChophouseKinzie Chophouse
2443 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

I love this place. The food is good, and the service is attentive. It’s good for groups and everyday dining but it’s also a great venue for special occasions. More

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The KerrymanThe Kerryman
57 reviews
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Irish | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Very good food, great atmosphere, very good service. My wife and I went for dinner and the staff was extremely helpful. More

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NonninaNonnina
1062 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Quaint Italian restaurant with creative dishes and craft cocktails enjoyed a leisurely lunch with excellent and attentive service. More

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Mercadito - River NorthMercadito - River North
4294 reviews
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Mexican | River North (Chicago), Chicago

One of my Chicago favorites. The appetizer choices are varied and innovative. The tacos are really delicious and the fish tacos are excellent. Service is above average on less busy nights. Average on busy ones. Drinks are delicious. Not cheap but not bad. $60-75 a person with drinks. More

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Tortoise Supper ClubTortoise Supper Club
1884 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Amazing! The food was impeccable with service equally as impressive. More

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QuartinoQuartino
7795 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Sausage and peppers, oh my goodness. Great tapas style Italian food. More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - ChicagoRuth's Chris Steak House - Chicago
2569 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Very enjoyable. Thanks for the birthday touch of sprinkles on the table and birthday message on dessert plate. My husband really enjoyed the two different lemon type martinis. I love petite filets and it was superbly cooked. More

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BarrioBarrio
482 reviews
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Mexican | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Our server Olivia was awesome! I’m a restaurant manager in Chicago and dine out frequently; I haven’t had such great service in awhile. She was very knowledgeable, took her time to talk to us about her favorite items and was always present if we needed her. More

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Coco PazzoCoco Pazzo
2583 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Shared a few appetizers, loved the lemon oil vinaigrette salad! Entrees were reasonably sized and filled you up. Great service and ambience! More

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Osteria di Eataly - Eataly ChicagoOsteria di Eataly - Eataly Chicago
57 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Noisy but fun restaurant with legitimate excellent Italian food More

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Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - ChicagoDel Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - Chicago
1733 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Service and food was excellent. Superb wine list, highly recommend!! More

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HavanaHavana
1225 reviews
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Cuban | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Food was great along with the vibe and ambiance. The cocktails were fabulous. More

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Club Lago RestaurantClub Lago Restaurant
237 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great pasta place. Food came out super fast and was delicious. Small place which is okay. Enjoyed it over all. Reasonably priced More

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Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoSmith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Chicago
4594 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Always great food, service and ambiance! I highly recommend it! More

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Chicago Chop HouseChicago Chop House
1077 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The service was exceptional! The food was fine. They need to rethink their French fry option. Overall, I would not visit this restaurant again when there are so many other options in the vicinity. More

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The Hampton Social - River NorthThe Hampton Social - River North
835 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Loved it... Will definitely suggest this restaurant. Food and atmosphere was warm and inviting. I will be back!! 😍 More

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Public HousePublic House
335 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

BBQ sandwich, chicken burger and poutine were excellent. Fish and chips were overcooked. Fries were also a bit over done. Service was friendly and attentive. We would definitely return. More

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The Kitchen | ChicagoThe Kitchen | Chicago
1083 reviews
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Contemporary American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great lunch with a river view. Beautiful. Service was fantastic. The salads are always a good choice. More

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Big Bowl - ChicagoBig Bowl - Chicago
720 reviews
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Chinese | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great sweet and sour soup. More

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MarchesaMarchesa
152 reviews
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French | River North (Chicago), Chicago

This elegant restaurant has never failed us. We actually prefer eating at the bar where David provides superb service & commentary. Don't miss the awfully cool lounge downstairs. More

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Andy's Jazz ClubAndy's Jazz Club
1347 reviews
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Contemporary American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Andy’s Jazz is a great place for fabulous live entertainment, wonderful, diverse menu, tasty food and super bar scene afterwards! More

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Wildfire - ChicagoWildfire - Chicago
6974 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

I always enjoy my dining here. The food is delicious and the service is always tops. More

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Wollensky's GrillWollensky's Grill
368 reviews
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Gastro Pub | River North (Chicago), Chicago

College friends get together on football weekend. More

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Osteria Via StatoOsteria Via Stato
2281 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Neighborhood gem, this restaurant is one of my go-to spots. The food is consistently good and the atmosphere is romantic and relaxed. The restaurant is always packed, so your only issue may be with finding an ideally situated table. More

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BrindilleBrindille
502 reviews
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French | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Splurged and got the 8 course tasting. Didn’t know that would be the 8 cheapest things on the menu. Tacky. More

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MasonMason
11 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The Ribeye was amazing! Cooked perfectly and paired with a side of delicious mashed potatoes. My wife had the Lamb Chops and loved it. The service was second to none. Kat aka “Belle” is what Chicago service is all about, and Andrew picked the perfect wine for us! After giving us a quick story about the vineyard, my wife said: “you had me at hello”. Without skipping a beat, they both kept up with the busy atmosphere while maintaining an entertaining and casual conversation with me and my wife. We will definitely be back. New top 5 restaurant on our list. More

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India House, ChicagoIndia House, Chicago
573 reviews
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Indian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

There was no spinach dish , Which was the main reason I went. More

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Rebar - Trump International Hotel and TowerRebar - Trump International Hotel and Tower
110 reviews
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Asian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

My wife and I spent 2 hours there eating and drinking, and everything was fabulous. Top notch service. More

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Upstairs at The GwenUpstairs at The Gwen
104 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Our server “Diamond” provides us with 5 star service!! Burger was Great.. Gwen salad was “okay”... A little heavy on the dressing. I would go back! More

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Maggiano's - ChicagoMaggiano's - Chicago
4337 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Dined two nights in a row because it was such a great place!!! Had chicken parmigiana first night, filet mignon second night. Both were fabulous!!! Salads and tiramisu excellent! Service and ambiance great! More

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PortsmithPortsmith
195 reviews
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Seafood dishes were very good. Side dish which we ordered was very good too. Fish was fresh and prepared with light flavoring which I liked. Highly recommended. More

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Lao Sze Chuan - DowntownLao Sze Chuan - Downtown
394 reviews
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Chinese | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Lao Sze Chuan - Downtown has a huge menu and you can find just about anything authentic Lao Sze Chuan you might want. Our waiter was very professional and helped when we had a decision narrowed to two choices He also do a good job of pacing the meal so we could finish appetizers before the entree came.. We had the hot and sour soup, onion cake, pork pot stickers and garlic shrimp. Everything was tasty. Food that should have been spicy hot was. We had a small amount of leftovers. We usually go off hours. This time we were there on a Friday night at the height of the rush hour. If you weren't there for a leisurely meal you'd have been frustrated with the pace. It s great people watching, so not a problem. There were several larger groups, couples, and families. A couple near us had a toddler that was learning to use chopsticks with the kiddie ones and was very into her food. She was a delight to watch. More

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Baptiste & BottleBaptiste & Bottle
385 reviews
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Contemporary American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Our server Tom was great, food was excellent, bourbon selection was broad, ask for bourbon not on the menu and they have it. Good place More

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Katana - ChicagoKatana - Chicago
318 reviews
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Japanese | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Lovely, lively and very good sushi. Beautiful ambiance and people. The music is perfect We are very very good More

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Fadó Irish Pub - ChicagoFadó Irish Pub - Chicago
100 reviews
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Comfort Food | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The service was excellent and the food was great. Best burger I've had in forever. Being very sensitive to gluten the lack of options were quite noticeable but the server was knowledgable and quite helpful in finding me options. We came for my husband to have the fish and chips and he absolutely loved it. We will be back. We just wish their gluten free options were slightly more extensive. More

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STK – ChicagoSTK – Chicago
1149 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Patricia was an excellent server! More

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Point and FeatherPoint and Feather
28 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Beautiful venue. Had so much fun. great service. Will dine here again! More

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ZED451 - ChicagoZED451 - Chicago
2832 reviews
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Brazilian Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The staff was incredible and made the dining experience so fun! More

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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - ChicagoHouse of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Chicago
1168 reviews
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Contemporary American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great food and great music, although the blues performance did feel a bit staged. However the atmosphere was vibrant and it was a good night out. More

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Bernie's Lunch & SupperBernie's Lunch & Supper
440 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Really enjoyed the food. The rooftop bar with the nice weather was definitely worth it. Got some extra points from my girlfriend for finding this spot. Our server was helpful and friendly. Definitely plan on coming back. More

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TallBoy TacoTallBoy Taco
47 reviews
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Mexican | River North (Chicago), Chicago

A couple of friends and I went here before heading over to a show and we had a great time. We had there agua frescas and they were delicious. Watermelon was my favorite. For dinner we had a variety of tacos and my favorite was the fish taco. Great place to hang and catch up. More

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Rockit Bar & GrillRockit Bar & Grill
1010 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Rockit was a fantastic experience. I was recommended it from a co-worker and it was my first time there. They have excellent happy hour specials, excellent music, a number of tvs to watch games, and fantastic service. Our waitress took care to explain things to us as well as listen/ask questions for a member of our party who had some things she couldn’t have with things we were ordering. Would definitely pass along the reco to others and will be going back! More

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Municipal Bar + Dining Co.Municipal Bar + Dining Co.
92 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

I came here with a bunch of friends and we really enjoyed the food and ambiance of the restaurant. For some reason there wasn't a lot of people when we went on Saturday night at 7pm. The service was good and there were lots of TVs playing sports. The only thing I didn't like is that the music was too loud. It was almost as loud as a club in there, although they played some really good beats! Overall really enjoyed taking my group here and would love to come back! More

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Sapori Antichi Bar ItalianoSapori Antichi Bar Italiano
61 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Delicious salad excellent service always wonderful great value. Excellent entrées very accommodating relaxing. Gelato are incredible. Highly recommend it great little find. More

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Hutch American Cafe - River NorthHutch American Cafe - River North
168 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Wonderful food in a welcoming setting. Super friendly staff. More

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Pizzeria Via StatoPizzeria Via Stato
116 reviews
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Pizzeria | River North (Chicago), Chicago

A very enjoyable meal in nice surroundings More

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Cityscape Bar - Holiday Inn Chicago Mart PlazaCityscape Bar - Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza
3 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Come for the view, stay for the food! It’s a comfortable atmosphere and a great view of the city. More

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Enolo Wine CafeEnolo Wine Cafe
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The entrance way into the wine bar was full of chairs and umbrellas from the outdoor patio area and gave the impression of the wine bar being closed. I would like to suggest putting it elsewhere as it was difficult to get past it. Otherwise, loved it and will be back next time I am in town. More

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Bill's Bar & Burger - ChicagoBill's Bar & Burger - Chicago
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Burgers | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Quick service when you let them know up front that you have a tight schedule. Definitely not waiting long to receive your meal. Burgers are very tasty and filling and the price is reasonable. I get excited when I'm in a group that wants to come here to dine! Also love that fact that you can order TO GO! My new favorite place!!! 🤗👍🏽 More

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El Hefe - ChicagoEl Hefe - Chicago
161 reviews
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Mexican | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Stopped by while in Chicago for a conference. I am and MSU alumni and came for a Saturday MSU game. Couldn't have been happier. Great table, great service, amazing food, great environment and lots of Green and White! We had a blast. Also - loved the live DJ during commercial breaks. What a cool idea! More

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Weber Grill - ChicagoWeber Grill - Chicago
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The free range chicken was outstanding with a great smoky taste. My wife also enjoyed the pork chops she ordered. Overall, excellent food and service with a respectable price. More

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Blue Agave - Kinzie StreetBlue Agave - Kinzie Street
83 reviews
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Mexican | River North (Chicago), Chicago

We keep coming back for special occasions and for the fantastic food. Also, the house margarita is one if the best in the city! More

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River North Chicago Diners' Choice Winners

River North Chicago's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
MasonMason
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The Ribeye was amazing! Cooked perfectly and paired with a side of delicious mashed potatoes. My wife had the Lamb Chops and loved it. The service was second to none. Kat aka “Belle” is what Chicago service is all about, and Andrew picked the perfect wine for us! After giving us a quick story about the vineyard, my wife said: “you had me at hello”. Without skipping a beat, they both kept up with the busy atmosphere while maintaining an entertaining and casual conversation with me and my wife. We will definitely be back. New top 5 restaurant on our list. More

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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone CrabJoe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
11195 reviews
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago

wonderful experience - our server Jodette made excellent wine recommendations and was very helpful with other menu choices. Extremely happy with the entire dining experience. More

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Marshall's LandingMarshall's Landing
14 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great view, comfortable seats, and a decent selection of sandwiches and salads make a good lunch spot. More

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Steak 48 - ChicagoSteak 48 - Chicago
1616 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Probably my favorite steak house in Chicago. The Mastro brothers know how to do it right. It is however expenseive. More

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RPM SteakRPM Steak
3666 reviews
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Steak | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great beer list and very knowledgeable wine / beer experience. Great food. Great ambiance. More

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Gibsons ItaliaGibsons Italia
398 reviews
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Very good food, best steak I’ve had in a long time. Definitely pricey but yummy, amazing views! Will go again for a special occasion! More

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Rebar - Trump International Hotel and TowerRebar - Trump International Hotel and Tower
110 reviews
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Asian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

My wife and I spent 2 hours there eating and drinking, and everything was fabulous. Top notch service. More

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RPM ItalianRPM Italian
9441 reviews
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The ambience is electric. The food is very good. The service is outstanding. I would highly recommend enjoying a meal here More

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Arbella ChicagoArbella Chicago
193 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Great scene, ambiance, loved the atmosphere and DJ music (we were there just as it started at 9pm). The food menu was very small and limited, but the cocktail menu was large and we tried a few different ones and none disappointed. More

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Kiki's BistroKiki's Bistro
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French | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Found Kiki’s through Open Table and loved it. Service was charming, food delicious. Don’t get pate very often and it was amazing, enjoyed the steak frites - many many frites. Steak was perfectly cooked. Thoroughly enjoyed it! More

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Discover River North

River North is located on the Near North Side of Chicago. It is famous for its beautiful architecture and attractions such as the House of Blues. The nearby Magnificent Mile attracts shoppers from all over the world. Steakhouses are among the most popular restaurants in River North. When you prefer something other than steak, you can choose from a variety of dining options for a fun night out. River North is home to some eclectic restaurants, and you'll discover chefs specializing in Mexican, Czech, and American food. From upscale French food to Mediterranean-inspired dishes, from seafood to some of the best beef you'll ever eat, River North has got them all.