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Filini Restaurant and Bar-Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

449 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Authentic, exciting and innovative, Filini is a contemporary Italian restaurant and bar that focuses on the finest fresh ingredients and flavors. The cuisine is uncomplicated but exquisitely prepared and presented to enhance the excellence of the produce. Unpretentious and stylish, the mood of the restaurant is friendly and subtle with memorable Mediterranean overtones. An upscale, contemporary and culinary experience, Filini aims to be one of the hottest spots in Chicago.

Modern Tea is available Friday through Sunday from 2pm to 4pm. Guests can enjoy a selection of sweet and savory bites alongside a pot of tea from Rare Tea Cellars or Craft fully made Tea Cocktails . Reservations require 24-hour advance notice and are available by phone only. Please call 312-477-0234. A Modern Twist on an Afternoon Tradition.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Italian, Afternoon Tea, American
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Hours of operation
Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:30 am
Sat, Sun 6:30 am–11:00 am
Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Modern Tea
Fri–Sun 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(312) 477-0234
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Frank Mnuk
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Cross street
Upper Wacker/ Lake
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Parking details
$15 for 3 hours - must use valet and not the garage self parking
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No live entertainment
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate outing, Filini Restaurant and Bar located at Radisson Aqua Blu Chicago can accommodate your group.

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What 449 People Are Saying
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EunB (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018


vipbethu (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Great food!! Would be my east loop go to!!

vipfood4thought (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Overzealous bussers kept taking plates and silverware while people were still eating. If we were in a packed restaurant- I’d understand the need for turnover, but the place was pretty empty.
Great food!

Niclynn (Miami)
4.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

We were staying at the Radisson with out of town guests. We have two young children and our friends had a newborn baby. We dined early. 6 pm. The restaurant was fairly empty at this time. The restaurant was very nice, good ambiance, not what I would consider a family place, but it was in the hotel we were staying. All of the service was very good, attentive and patient with the young children. They had a childrens menu too. The cheese and meat plate was nice as were our other appetizers. I had the gnocchi for my main dish and my husband had the scallops. I would say the main dishes were good, but not the best part of the meal.

vipjmpm (Des Moines)
4.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

Our food was very good. Our server was great. A great restaurant to have available when staying at the hotel.

OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Our family of four went for Christmas dinner. The only option for ordering was the 4-course special menu, and not the regular a la carte menu, as touted would also be available online. Our college-aged kids thought the meal was good, but would have preferred regular options. At $65 per head, the portions were truly tiny - especially the entrees. While good quality, there was just so little. We didn’t expect a gluttonous portion, but 4 bites of duck was hardly enough to call a meal.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

The pancakes at the buffet station was hard as a rocket, apparently from being there too long.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 21, 2017

Great restaurant for relaxing, reasonably priced dinner downtown. Friendly service, relaxing atmosphere. Great cheese-salami platter, grilled octopus. Nice wine selection.

PITA (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

This is the 4th year my friends and I have gathered at this venue to exchange Christmas presents. We make a meal out of several appetizers and wine. The service is great and they tolerate our unwrapping gifts. We will be back.

Donna (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Pasta sauce was too salty. Pork chop not well seasoned, too fatty.

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 14, 2017

Food was excellent and the staff was very accommodating! My Team and I will definitely be coming back!

OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on December 7, 2017

We enjoyed the experience overall...the restaurant was lovely and the service was superb. The mussels app was okay but quite fishy tasting and smelling, and we love mussels normally. I had the Cornish game hem and the hen was delicious but the squash side was not very tasty and the broccolini was pretty good but overly oily. My husband had the halibut and thought it was way overcooked. The panna cotta dessert was nummy...tough call but probably won’t go back. Sorry.

vipCatt (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 7, 2017

We came here prior to a dance performance at the Harris. It was a beautiful dining room with great city street views. Vibrant bar on level one. Great food with just The right amount of spices. Would highly recommend the octopus appetizer. The menu could have used a few additional entrées and vegetable options. Service was friendly and efficient. Will come back.

vipJoey (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

The carbonara ($18) was so small that it could have been a stingy appetizer instead of the main course it was advertised to be.
Although the food had flavor, it was not worth the price that was charged.

vipDelightedDiner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on October 12, 2017

Excellent Italian wines available by the glass. An upscale dining venue located in attractive contemporary architectural landmark. Enjoyable!