Kinzie Chophouse

4.3
2779 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Kinzie Chophouse is a River North favorite that will be celebrating 30 years in 2021. We specialize in steaks, seafood and pasta with a Greek Gastronomy influence.

As one of the only woman owned steakhouses, we continue the tradition of excellence in food and service in our restaurant. We welcome you to our newly renovated bar lounge which is reminiscent of old world Chicago, but with an elegant touch. Enjoy a delicious meal in an iconic location with charm and history. Kinzie Chophouse is located in the first building erected with steel beams in Chicago and we wanted to pay homage to that in our design. We have an extensive wine list and have won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2008. Our craft cocktails are sure to delight, with a variety to suit all tastes. If entertaining larger parties, we have three elegant, private rooms that will make any special occasion memorable.

We look forward to welcoming you and amazing you with our food and hospitality.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2779 people are saying
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vipSamy
Houston
86 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Steak was excellent , the sides were not great. Service was very sloppy. It took over an hour for the food to arrive and no explanation or apologies.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved this restaurant. Will definitely recommend.

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vipEdwardJ
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dinner was fantastic. A truly classic Chicago steakhouse.

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vipJudyY
Detroit
37 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Delmonico steak was excellent. Filet was perfect. We were disappointed they didn’t offer augratin potatoes.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience2

We arrived 30 min early for our reservation. The hostess was curt. She said they are extremely busy and wouldn’t be able to seat us until are reserved time. I was completely understanding and said I guess we will go next door and have a drink and come back. When we arrived back, there was an empty bar between the main dining room and the back dining room. Wish she would have told us. We would have stayed and had a drink there. We were seated in the back room. Definitely request the main room. The back room is small with no windows and not a great atmosphere . Our server was great, but the food was over cooked and bland. May have died in the window.

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on May 6, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We had lunch with some friends from Florida we had not seen for some time. We were able to enjoy a good meal, especially the onion soup, in very pleasant surroundings while overlooking the golf course. We never felt rushed to finish our meal by the staff so they could seat something else and while we had very good service it was never intrusive.

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BernardW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have to say that the food was excellent service was great and the music was low but good I would recommend Kinzie Chophouse all my friends

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and ambiance was amazing! The service was great and the experience was great.

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vipCandiceC
Phoenix
18 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

They were not busy and the server was good but didn't really have a good sense of humor. Just straight forward. I know you can't do anything about it, but the sewer smell coming in from the patio is awful. Food was good and she was absolutely right on the wine she chose for me.

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vipEricaP
Milwaukee
9 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch with clients. Seated promptly, attentive service, and everyone loved their food. Always a solid choice when at the Mart across the street.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent I wish I could’ve tried some of the seafood but my girlfriend is allergic

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food and ambiance, was fun for a night out.

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vipScottI
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place!

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Suzi
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great weather so we sat outside. The restaurant follows safety protocols. It was a bit noisy due to the L train. Overall an enjoyable dinner to celebrate a birthday

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I loved the baked potato with all the fixings! The y one was ok. Drinks were great and waiter was friendly. Definitely would go again!

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vipattorneyb
Milwaukee
13 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Not sure if the restaurant knows there is a pandemic. Service was good to start but trailed off and was difficult to get his attention at the end of dinner. Food was good not great. We have been here before and I think quality slipped a little. Will give them another chance but please get better.

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vipNilu
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was sooooo delicious!

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vipDoughboy715
Chicago
35 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great spot! Always enjoy Kinzie Chophouse! Food was amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Overpriced mediocre steak. Server seemed new. Runner kept dropping food rack.

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Bill
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Overall it was good. I think it a bit pricey for the quality of the steak cut.

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vipHannahM
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant for a steak!

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marcm
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice selection of steaks and wine. Calamari was a bit tough, but everything else was good and flavorful. Steak toppings were great.

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Kristin
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My absolute favorite steakhouse in the city! Delicious food, great wine selection, well made cocktails, and an ambiance for everyone whether you're in the dining room or bar area. Highly recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Only patrons that dinner in. Customer service was impeccable. Nice warm feeling. Paid attention to detail because it was the girlfriend’s birthday. I would come back again.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Raphael and Roberto were amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing. From the service to the staff to the experience, it was great! I highly recommend.

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vipWorldcitizen
Dallas
127 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Excelente ubicación excelente servicio muy buena ambientación muy buen .Mac and chesse a los cuatro quesos buen filete mignon muy buena selección de vinos por copa!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It was good BUT..I made a reservation for 8pm and wasn’t seated until 9pm. Wasn’t happy!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall1food2service2ambience1

I reserved this place because I wanted a casual night, but of romance . This place is far from it now .. The food is over priced and over done. They say business casual dining, but 80 percent of the people looked like they either just was lounging around the house and decided to come eat, or they look like they just came out from the hood . There's no kinda dress code. Very few are dressed well most have their pants hanging on their butts, with tshirts. Didn't really matter if you have reservations because it's basically first come first serve I had a reservation at 7 but I got seated at 5 minutes to 8. Yes they are not abiding by the guidelines of covid you can't even side but everyone is packed together even though there's another room they have everyone in the lounge area with tables two to three feet apart from each other.

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EricaS
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Just went for wine and oysters, but the food was great! The bread (tiny rolls) and butter were amazing! Ambiance was very nice outside on a particularly warm Nov evening. The L is right above you as you dine, so just something to be aware of.

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vipChrissyB
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience2

Not enough social distancing going on here. We asked for the table next to us to be moved because it was only about 2 feet away. They moved it over 1 foot and continued to try to seat people next to us.

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vipBill
Chicago
26 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience3

With Covid restrictions being all over the board and no one really understanding what’s compliant and what isn’t, we were seated indoors next to a small open window as this restaurant does not have patio heaters for whatever reason. I was fine with it, my guest was a little apprehensive as there was one other table seated in room with us. We were only presented with one paper menu for both of us to peruse and I had to wait for our server to approach us and request a wine list, which I had to retrieve via querty code on my phone after he brought over a small laminated sign to scan. I appreciate touch less menu options like this, but if customers are expected to utilize their own cell phones, the proprietors should at least provide free Wi-fi! My fish was terribly over cooked and had to be remade. And we all know what happens next, my guest had already finished his entree by the time my second one got to the table as l picked at the rubbery first attempt while he ate. Then he had to sit and watch me eat, which I hastily did so that we could share a dessert. Restaurants that are struggling to survive should really be on the top of their game one would think. Lately it just seems like there is just no attention to detail everywhere we go. In these toughest of times, only the very best will survive. I won’t rush back to Kinzie Chop House any time soon. And a word of advice to management, invest in some propane heaters like your neighbors to the west. It at least gives your customers the impression that you’re thinking about their comfort and safety!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience, as always! We took advantage of their Sunday-Monday specials. T-bone was superb, lobster was succulent! Cocktails were a delight. Very happy to visit Kinzie to keep them part of the Chicago steak scene.

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OpenTable Diner
Memphis/West TN
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience4

It took them 20 min to have a waiter take our drink order, until we had to tell a manager that we needed a waiter. Service was poor, food didn’t come out right, and food was cold.

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vipMoJames
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Terrible restaurant! If I could rate them a zero I would! The waiter was extremely rude, our seafood was freezing cold, the steaks were burnt on the outside and red on the inside! We weren’t able to be seated until 30 minutes after our reservation! And when we were finally seated the table was extremely small and wobbled. I have never been to such a terrible restaurant in my life!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

It took 30mins just for me and my fiancé to get bread, after that we received our food an hour after being there. I ask for my steak well done because I don’t eat raw meat and my steak came out med rare. My fiancé asked for chicken and mash potatoes his chicken was good but after sitting there for an hour they Finally tell us they’re out of mash potatoes so he had to settle for something else. I will not be returning.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

It was gorribkr

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JannB
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Our waitress was extremely helpful. I enjoyed the food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Service was fantastic, recommend the scallops.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Bartender service was absolutely horrible

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You can order delivery directly from Kinzie Chophouse using the Order Online button. Kinzie Chophouse also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Kinzie Chophouse also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 822-0191.

Kinzie Chophouse is rated 4.3 stars by 2779 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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