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Best Dining Bars in River West


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A photo of Kumiko restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Dining bar • West Loop
Booked 25 times today
Kumiko is a Japanese Dining Bar (ダイニングバー)* where food and drink are treated with equal reverence. Located in Chicago’s West Loop, Kumiko boasts incredible cocktails and spirits with exquisite food to pair.Owner and bartender Julia Momosé blends Japanese ingredients and techniques to create an elevated menu of beverages and bites. Whether you come to savor some of Japan’s finest saké or walk in for a lovely dinner with friends, Kumiko welcomes you with warmth and gratitude.Kumiko is currently 18+ and does not offer a BYOB option. Sign up for our mailing list to receive occasional updates and news.
A photo of Terrace 16 restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Dining bar • Near North
Booked 88 times today
Terrace 16, located in the heart of Chicago, offers an exemplary Contemporary American cuisine dining experience. The restaurant consistently earns rave review for its delectable dishes such as the perfectly cooked filet and the succulent beef cheek. Many customers have praised the delicious Americana breakfast and French toast on their brunch menu. Terrace 16 is also commended for its excellent service, pleasant music, and a well-balanced menu. The stunning rooftop views of the city add to the unique dining experience. With food, ambiance, and service that regularly keeps customers coming back, Terrace 16 is a standout choice for those seeking an authentic taste of Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Fish Bar restaurant
Very Good(23)
Price: Moderate
• Dining bar • Lakeview / East Lakeview
Booked 4 times today
Fish Bar has managed to establish itself as an exceptional destination for fish cuisine. The restaurant stands out for its delicious dishes, as indicated by their patrons. The exquisite taste of their offerings is complemented by the highly knowledgeable and attentive staff, enhancing the overall dining experience. Patrons noted, "The food was delicious! And the staff attentive and knowledgeable!" which is a testament to the superior quality of their fish cuisine. Unfortunately, no specific details about their menu or their location are provided, but it's undeniably a notable place for succulent fish dishes.
A photo of The Violet Hour restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Dining bar • Bucktown / Wicker Park
Booked 15 times today
This James Beard award winning bar program, serves seasonally-driven libations amongst candlelit tables and a sprawling marble bar. Centrally located in the heart of the vibrant Wicker Park neighborhood, surrounded by delicious restaurants and boutique shopping. Cocktails are inspired by trailblazing head mixologist Toby Maloney.
A photo of the Albert restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Dining bar • Gold Coast / Streeterville
Booked 15 times today
The Albert, situated in Chicago, is highly regarded for its contemporary American cuisine. Reviews from patrons applaud its "terrific" and "great food," highlighting, in particular, the rabbit sausage agnolotti, cassoulet, octopus, and pasta dishes. The restaurant's menu also displays a French influence, further enriching its culinary offerings. Patrons expressed their positive experiences in these terms, "Chef Chiappetti has created a top-level Italian contemporary cuisine" and "some of the best meals of my life! Chef Steve Chiappetti has done it again." The reviews also underline the knowledgeable and friendly service, unique ambience, and the variety in the menu. The Albert is known for its "upscale panoramic" decor that adds to the overall dining experience.
A photo of The Metropolitan restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Dining bar • Downtown / Loop
The Metropolitan, situated high in Willis Tower in Chicago, offers a dining experience defined by contemporary American cuisine, attentive service, and breathtaking panoramic views, thus affirming its position as a premier restaurant in the city. Repeatedly lauded in reviews, The Metropolitan impresses patrons with its modern atmosphere, excellent food, and superb service. As one reviewer noted, even amidst construction, the restaurant remains "one of the best, and most romantic restaurants in the city." Praised for its "happy hour for drinks," "professional" staff, and outstanding cuisine, The Metropolitan provides unforgettable dining experiences for both special occasions and casual visits.
A photo of DMK Burger Bar - Lakeview restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Dining bar • Lakeview / East Lakeview
Booked 3 times today
Located in Chicago, DMK Burger Bar - Lakeview consistently impresses its patrons with its exquisite Burger cuisine. Reviewers passionately acclaim the fantastic quality of the burgers, with some even stating they are "one of the best" they have ever had. The Rambler, in particular, receives high praise, despite the burgers being considered pricey, customers affirm they are worth it. The restaurant has also garnered positive feedback for its excellent service, great atmosphere, and tasty, specially made drinks. Its suitability for kids and the inclusion of kids meals on the menu make it an ideal choice for families as well.
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