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Best American Restaurants in Near North


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A photo of Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • River North (Chicago)
Booked 116 times today
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, nestled in the heart of Chicago, offers an authentic seafood experience that consistently leaves customers raving. The restaurant has won the hearts of many, who are quick to appreciate the expansive menu and beautifully presented dishes. As one reviewer says, "Joe’s Seafood restaurant is the real deal. Authentic seafood from the Halibut to the stone crab claws". The attentive wait staff and classy surroundings evidently contribute to an overall terrific dining experience. The restaurant's commitment to freshness and quality is evident in dishes like the perfectly cooked ribeye and delectable desserts. Customers refer to it as the best seafood restaurant in Chicago, and highly recommend it for a memorable dining experience.
A photo of Shaw's Crab House & Oyster Bar - Chicago restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • River North (Chicago)
Booked 119 times today
Shaw's Crab House & Oyster Bar in Chicago consistently delights its guests with an array of top-notch seafood dishes and impeccable service. Multiple reviews have hailed the seafood as "incredible," "fresh," and "fantastic," with a particular emphasis on its well-curated oyster selection. The restaurant is also noted for its proactive and careful handling of severe allergies, ensuring guests have a worry-free dining experience. Shaw's reputation as a long-standing pillar of seafood cuisine in Chicago is echoed widely, with one patron stating it's the "best seafood restaurant in Chicago." Serving fresh selections daily, Shaw's is highly regarded for its wide variety of excellent seafood options, from sushi to Seafood Fettuccini.
A photo of The Evie restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • River North (Chicago)
Booked 49 times today
The Evie, a gem in the heart of Chicago, is making its name for its quality American cuisine. The restaurant has consistently garnered high praises from customers, who have expressed their love for the authentic American dishes. The standout menu items include its delicious cornbread, Thai salad, hotdog, and sushi. The food review quoted as "the chef is absolutely superb" highlights the culinary expertise behind the mouthwatering dishes. The outstanding and knowledgeable service further elevates the whole dining experience, with customers giving positive reviews for particular servers. New addition to the Michigian Avenue, you'll find not just great food but also amazing cocktails and a nice ambiance. Guests have left eager to return, solidifying The Evie as an exceptional choice for American cuisine.
A photo of Beatrix - River North restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • River North (Chicago)
Booked 124 times today
Beatrix - River North radiates the essence of good American cuisine in the heart of Chicago, earning rave reviews for its unique twist on classic dishes, friendly and knowledgeable service, and cozy atmosphere. Known for its fresh, delicious food and wide menu options, Beatrix offers an array of inviting dishes like pork shank that falls off the bone, brioche crusted branzino, and a must-try caramel pie. Customers commend the eatery for its accommodating service, like providing a distanced table for medical reasons, and helping with dietary restrictions. As one customer notably recalls, "Love it here! Amazing food and service in the heart of the city!"
A photo of STK – Chicago restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • River North (Chicago)
Booked 88 times today
STK – Chicago provides an exceptional dining experience for all steak aficionados. With a specialized "World of Wagyu" menu featuring a variety of high-quality Wagyu cuts such as the "Japanese Kagoshima A5" and the "American Masami," diners are treated to the rich, signature taste of well-marbled, melt-in-your-mouth Wagyu. Reviewers rave about the "Japanese Joshu A5 Wagyu Tacos," describing them as a "harmonious opus of taste and texture," a "mosaic of flavors," and an "extraordinary journey into the zenith of culinary sophistication." The side dishes, from confit mushrooms to Parmesan crusted whipped potatoes, are acclaimed for their rich, satisfying flavors. The restaurant's well-rounded wine list offers excellent pairing options. This high praise confirms STK – Chicago as a stellar steakhouse in the city.
A photo of Kitchen + Kocktails by Kevin Kelley - Chicago restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • River North (Chicago)
Booked 165 times today
Kitchen + Kocktails by Kevin Kelley in Chicago garners rave reviews for its exceptional Southern cuisine. Patrons applaud the "outstanding" food, relishing the elevated flavors of home cooking and fresh combinations. The fare, reportedly "southern cuisine with class," ranges from tender braised short ribs to shrimp and grits, served with "delicious sauce." The atmosphere is described as "wonderful and classy," with top-notch reviews for the service. The restaurant manages to encapsulate the essence of Southern Soul Food but does so in an elegant setting. Despite a handful of critiques about noise levels and varying wait times, the majority of reviews are an overwhelming endorsement, terming the restaurant as one of the "BEST southern cuisine restaurants in the city." The food is "so good," they say, "it's worth the wait."
A photo of Yardbird Table & Bar - Chicago restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • River North (Chicago)
Booked 65 times today
With accolades from James Beard and Bon Appétit, Yardbird pays tribute to the Southern classics that bring people together. Guests can indulge in brunch, lunch, dinner, and a curated cocktail program highlighting a dynamic collection of bourbons. Yardbird takes guests on a culinary journey through a menu of unapologetically indulgent dishes and heady bourbon cocktails. Serving up nationally acclaimed fried chicken (and so much more!) for more than a decade, it’s no secret our restaurant has garnered global fanfare.Join us for Happy HourMonday - Friday | 3 PM - 6 PM
A photo of The Hampton Social - Streeterville restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Gold Coast / Streeterville
Booked 111 times today
The Hampton Social - Streeterville is highly regarded for its exquisite American cuisine. Patrons rave about the fresh oysters and cocktails, and the brunch menu receives great acclaim. The shrimp and crab bruschetta, calamari appetizers, chicken stack, and pancakes/hashbrowns and bacon have been positively reviewed by many visitors. The attentive staff, who maintain excellent service even during busy times, are another highlight. The live music contributes to the lively and inviting atmosphere, creating an ideal platform for special occasions. The superior food and service, coupled with the refreshing ambiance, make The Hampton Social - Streeterville a must-visit place for an authentic American dining experience.
A photo of Beatrix - Streeterville restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Gold Coast / Streeterville
Booked 77 times today
Beatrix - Streeterville is a renowned establishment in the heart of Chicago, celebrated for its excellent American cuisine. Patrons commend the versatility of the menu, from the delicious "miso glazed salmon" to breakfast favorites like "fluffy lemon pancakes" and "pecan French toast". The restaurant is also highlighted for its consistent quality, offering both traditional and modern dishes which are always "tasty, well-prepared”. Despite its size, Beatrix - Streeterville maintains a high standard of service, with staff praised for their responsiveness and understanding. The place also caters to a variety of dietary needs and preferences, ensuring an unforgettable dining experience for all.
A photo of Parlor Pizza Bar - River North restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • River North (Chicago)
Booked 50 times today
Parlor Pizza Bar - River North has established itself as a prime spot for American cuisine, specifically lauded for its pizza and appetizers in Chicago's River North neighborhood. Many reviewers rave about the "great food and service," and the "super prompt" staff. Several customers particularly highlight their "amazing" sauce as the "BEST" and the nachos as one of the "best appetizers on the menu." Despite being a little pricey, the consistent and delicious food, coupled with the excellent service, justifies the value. The remark "Our favorite pizza stop whenever we travel to Chicago," significantly attributes to its popularity among the locals and tourists. This place's offerings have caused it to be recommended highly for its excellent American cuisine.
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