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For 2
Date
Tue, 1/23
Time
8:30 PM
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Freds Chicago at Barneys New York

4.4
979 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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  • Great for Lunch (13)
  • Casual (8)
  • Good for a Date (8)
Freds Chicago at Barneys New York is a modern day bistro. The brainchild of Fred Pressman, son of Barneys New York founder Barney Pressman, Freds has something on the menu for everyone. We offer only the best ingredients and use local farm healthy foods. Whether it's our daily vegan soup, fresh pastas, Baltimore crab cakes or the nationally famous Mark's Madison Avenue salad, our guest’s appetite for taste and luxury are always satisfied. Located on the top floor of our Oak Street store boasting amazing views of Lake Michigan, Fred’s is open for lunch and dinner, and brunch on weekends.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, American, Contemporary Italian
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Hours of operation
MON - THUR: 11:30 AM - 9 PM
FRI: 11:30AM- 10:00PM
SAT: 11 AM - 10 PM
SUN: 11AM - 5 PM
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Phone number
(312) 596-1111
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Kevin Smith
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Catering
FREDS at Barneys New York offers catering with a minimum of 24 hours notice.
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Cross street
Rush Street
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Parking details
$10.00 with validation from STORE or FREDS
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Public transit
Buses #143 and #151 to Delaware & Michigan, #36 to State & Oak. The Red line train stops at Clark/Division & Chicago/State.
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Special events & promotions
Freds Chicago at Barneys New York, Chicago offers a semi private space with breathtaking views of Oak Street and Lake Michigan. With a capacity of 28 people, the space is perfect for birthdays, showers, anniversarys, company parties, business luncheons, and so much more! Please call for more information. Fred's is also available for full restaurant buy outs.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Freds Chicago at Barneys New York offers a semi-private space with our famous Italian menu offerings.

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What 979 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.0
food
4.3
service
4.4
ambience
3.8
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76% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipsibyl (Chicago)
3.0
Dined a day ago

The setting is lovely. I wish the food could match. My friend and I each had salads--one was a nicoise and one was topped with salmon. The amount of greens was overwhelming and the dressing was tasteless. The service was lackadaisical at best and we had to flag down the server for coffee. While the salads were a bit pricey, the coffee was $5.00 per cup and we found that to be totally overpriced compared to other lovely restaurants in the area. There are better choices all around.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
2.0
Dined 2 days ago

3 of us.
Service was fine but each meal was mediocre at best.

Unlikely to return

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0
Dined 4 days ago

Went with some girlfriends for my birthday and we were very underwhelmed with the food. The ambiance was nice, the wine delicious ... but the food was just ok.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0
Dined on January 12, 2018

Very quiet - empty actually when we walked in. Great service. My friend had the white fish and I had a vegan butternut squash soup and a crab cake - very good.

Hard to believe a cup of coffee was $5 but we are in the Gold Coast

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0
Dined on January 9, 2018

Great food and service. Quiet, and love the fireplace. Will be back!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0
Dined on December 30, 2017

This is Fred’s of Chicago fur sure...not NY. Upon arrival the hostess who was training someone was unwelcoming. Our server was very nice and accommodating. We ordered fries to start. I ordered the chicken. My husband ordered the burger. The waiter kindly returned to ask if he would like vegetables or something else since the burger comes with fries. He substituted broccoli. When the food came out the burger had fries not broccoli. We told him it was okay and not to bother. Halfway through the meal the broccoli arrived. Good attempt but too late. All in all the food was delicious. If your going for anything other than that it’s blah. I’ve eaten at the original Barney’s of NY. This was mediocre compared to that.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on December 29, 2017

Great food and great service. Loved the ambiance and the location. Can't wait to sit on their patio in the warmer months.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0
Dined on December 23, 2017

Overall great atmosphere and delicious food. The only negative is that we ordered the bottle of wine and it was out of stock and we were asked to choose something different, we ended up ordering by the glass.

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

Always excellent!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on December 19, 2017

Great food and fun scene. Best place in Chicago to stop at while shopping. Lot's of ladies having lunch but also some business people mixed in.

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