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For 2
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Time
7:00 PM
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Current

3.7
88 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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Current brings together two forward thinking and industry trend driving forces in Executive Chef Kyle Gieseke and General Manager and Sommelier Benjamin Meyer. With more than a dozen Michelin stars under their belt as operators they aim to execute exciting new American cuisine with global influences that surprise and delight at every opportunity. Current is hospitality focused, Chef driven, seasonal and delicious. We look forward to the opportunity to have you as our guests.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Farm-to-table
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Hours of operation
Mon - Thu: 6:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat: 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Sun: 6:00 am - 1:00 am
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Phone number
(312) 255-4460
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Kyle Gieseke
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Cross street
Ontario
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 88 People Are Saying
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3.7  based on all time ratings
3.7
food
3.8
service
3.8
ambience
3.3
value
Noise · Moderate
59% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Anonymus (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Food menu was horrible. Restaurant was right next to where you walk into hotel and check in, was cold and service was horrible.

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vipSheri (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 11, 2017

Was our pre-Hamilton dinner spot. Great food-esp loved the hanger steak-seasonal chestnut soup-tuna-Caesar salad. Always a fan of Chef Kyle Gieseke’s menu and delish food. Presentation always on point as well.

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chochweet (Kansas City)
5.0  Dined on December 9, 2017

The Pain Perdu I ordered was just mind blowing and is a must try for anyone who loves french toast.

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Cris (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on July 2, 2017

For some reason only bar food was available (7/3/17) because the chefs were at the "taste", which was still a few days away. We ordered calamari, cheese plate, bacon wrapped figs as well as two drinks. The food was mediocre at best and not worth the price by any means-

I won't be ever returning...

Note: I live in Chicago and had been wanting to stay at the W and eat here for years so huge disappointment. Later that night we had some more food at Timothy O'Tooles a few blocks away which is not my scene at all- but was SO DELCIOUS- should have gone there in the first place.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on June 26, 2017

Typical hotel restaurant

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ErinS (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on June 24, 2017

A nice hotel restaurant, but not an extraordinary restaurant overall.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on May 5, 2017

It was nice and cozy. The waiter was awesome and food was small in portion but it was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2016

Very small portions and noisy dining area which are practically in the lobby, but the food was tasty.

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JSSJ (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on December 28, 2016

Was on a date and loved the scenic views and ambiance.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on November 26, 2016

This restaurant looked like an after thought of a few tables thrown together to the side of the bar in the hotel lobby.....lighting was way too bright and food presentation looked awful. For the prices charged it was not worth it at all. very disappointing

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on October 26, 2016

Quiet enough to have a business discussion but the food took about 45 minutes.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on July 29, 2016

Waiter was rude service was lousy couple drunks cussing out loud .

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on April 16, 2016

This was out first time at Current and the food was just ok, the service was pretty poor, the lighting was blaring and so was the music. They now treat the restaurant as almost an extension of the bar, rather than intimate and distinct. First and last time.

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vipRosie (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on March 20, 2016

Current has a perfect location in the Streeterville neighborhood overlooking The Lake. The croissants were on the skimpy side for the price.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2016

Ate at Current on Valentines Day because we were staying at the W hotel for the night. The menu looked promising along with the pictures posted online.
When we got there, the staff seemed surprised that there were a lot of people in the hotel and restaurant and seemed overworked/understaffed. Aside from that, they were very polite even when we had to wait a while for drinks and food.
Food was unspectacular and surprising. A few of the additional ingredients to our dinner (Roasted Chicken and Prosciutto Pizza) were not on the menu.
A few people left before ordering anything and I think we should have followed them out

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