Kinzie Chophouse

4.6
2607 reviews
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Steakhouse
A one-of-a-kind, single-venue steakhouse serving up the best in quality cuts of steak, seafood and homemade pasta dishes. This woman owned and operated steakhouse is a gem in the Chicago restaurant scene!

An authentic Chicago neighborhood steakhouse, The Kinzie Chophouse is nestled in the River North neighborhood. Steps away from the Merchandise Mart and tucked under the el tracks, we are both a local favorite and a repeat destination for visitors to the Chicagoland area. We welcome guests to a warm and cozy dining room—complete with excellent service, impeccable food and jazzy background tunes to blend together for a true Chicago experience.

In our 27th year of business in 2018, Kinzie Chophouse brings you old favorites while mixing in new concepts and food trends! .

Private dining rooms are available - contact us for more information.

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Sun - Wed 4:00PM - 5:00PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM

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Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you for an amazing dinner. Max was awesome !!

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WG
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Kinzie Chophouse did not disappoint. Second time around was equal to the high quality the first time I ate there. Steak and scallop were prepared spot on and the spinach risotto was sublime as was the salad.

Good job

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New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food is still good and reasonably priced for Chicago. Service is starting to decline hope management pays attention

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c
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

First time visit with business team. Had a very nice time. Smoking Old Fashion drink was great! One of the better ones i've had. Great time!

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SJ
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic! Awesome all the way around! Best steaks in Chicago!

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s
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Salads and soups for lunch.

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D
Chicago
227 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Kinzie Chophouse is my "go-to" place for lunch. Always a great atmosphere, good food and good service.

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j
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My first to the restaurant and will not be my last. The food and service were amazing.

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DE
London
6 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

We always go to Kinzie's when we are in Chicago so we took our 15-year old grandson there last week. The staff was friendly, and the atmosphere was terrific. Unfortunately the food was not up to the usual standard. The beef was over cooked and not as flavorful as usual. We will give Kinzie's another try the next time we are in Chicago and hopefully things will be better.

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Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. The sides were amazing along with the steak. My mom had the halibut and she said it was one of the best fish dishes she’s ever had. It’s elegant and quiet, the perfect ambience for a lovely dinner.

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JW
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

They had to cook my steak twice and still did not get it right.

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S
Cleveland
5 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great location near merchandise mart for business dinner. Restaurant did get pretty full and noisy. But food and service were excellent as always.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food !!!

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OT
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service! Amazing food! Thanks

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New England
8 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Service was just a bit slow, but server was excellent. Steak was perfect and this place was great. Very axxomodating for my being late due to traffic too. All in all this just became my favorite steak restaurant in Chicago!

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QV
Chicago
190 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, great service, and nice ambience. Will be back time and again.

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TM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Family in town

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RG
Louisville
19 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place. Service is wonderful.

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LG
Denver
9 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service and food was incredible

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J
Atlantic City
21 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious and the service was excellent. Nice presentation. Dominique was a joy and genuinely cared about us.

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OT
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service served at one of Chicago’s oldest And most venerable steak houses. No doubt this place is old school but in this case it’s definitely best school. Skip the big places with all the buzz and all the commercial excitement and stick with a local family family owned place that will treat you right.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 1

Food was so so. Surprisingly oysters were very good, but the steak was flavorless. I ordered the platinum ribeye. Disappointing. Waiter was very nice and friendly but the servers that bring out food were terrible, constantly bumping into you and removing plates off table before we were finished eating, but then leaving plates that were obviously finished.

We had a 7:30 reservation and didn’t get seated until 8p. No apologies, no nothing. During the meal one of the servers dropped a cheesy spoon on the back of my sport coat and didn’t even say anything. I had to turn to my wife to know that there was cheese all over my back. The manager Colleen was nice enough to get some club soda to clean it for me and offered to pay for dry cleaning. The other male manager was smug and just looked at me like I was bothering them and my request for some thing to clean off my sport coat was an inconvenience.

The rest of the meal was mediocre. It was so noisy that you could not hear each other speak. We hoped the restaurant would redeem itself at desert but it was not good. Skip the chocolate chip cookie pie and ice cream. It’s a dry “slice of pie” shaped cookie dough served w vanilla ice cream.

Would not eat here again. There are so many better steakhouses in Chicago, don’t waste your money here for mediocre food and lousy service.

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MD
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Truly great. The steaks were awesome. The apps were insane. Best food and vain Chicago.

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b
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 5ambience 3

First time I ever received a confirmation call and was told that that we had table from 7-9 PM. That raises questions but thought this is Chicago and maybe diners linger here after a good meal. Dinner took that long because waiter was the worst ever. 20 mins before we could order appetizers. 20 mins after appitizers were finished before they took our dinner order. I had med rare prime that was like leather. Was told it would melt in my mouth...probably would have after a month or so. Worst experience ever in Chicago. Dinner for 4 bill with tip - $400. Stay away!

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

Steaks were not properly cooked and were tough. Not as tough the second time but still undercooked.

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New England
5 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was outstanding! I had lamb chops that were out of this world. The only downside to our evening was the very loud man at the table next to us, but that's not the restaurant's fault. Overall, the restaurant is very popular and deserves to be.

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VM
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful service. Our waiter was extremely attentive. Food was delicious!!!

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C
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a nice early dinner at Kinzie. My wife and I only had a short time to eat before catching a show, so we opted for some light fare at Kinzie. Had fresh oysters, meatballs, salads, and an entree along with wine. Atmosphere was quiet, service impeccable, and food delicious. Not to mention the awesome jazz playing softly (ambiance). I highly recommend!!!

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SJ
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Kinzie Chophouse is one of our favorite places to dine especially for the special events in our family. The food is consistently great and the wait staff are always professional. Sue Frasca, the owner, does a wonderful job of also providing fun special events throughout the year to keep us coming back time and time again. Two thumbs up and a 10 for Kinzie!!!

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OT
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mother’s Day! Greatly appreciate the free bottle of champagne. The appetizers were wonderful and delicious, so much.

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K
Detroit
6 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Business dinner for 12 - we had a large table in the back dining room. Felt special as it felt as if we were the only ones there as the wait staff was attentive and the food and wine was delish!!

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SP
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food and very friendly waiter.
The prices are fair.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a great Chicago spot! The service was excellent and the food was even better!

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GA
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We are always amazed how well Kinzie Chophouse covers all the bases. Keep it up.

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b
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Good spot for business lunch

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PM
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, service, and ambiance - great for business lunch or celebratory occassion!

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BC
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Troy was our server and very attentive without being cloying. This is a Chicago Steakhouse and fits the bill. Everything is ala carte and costs will tend to go UP as you do. Appetizers can be $8 to $15, salads about the same, steaks can be $35 to $90. Plan accordingly. This place has a great atmosphere, no music blasting the patrons, some soft surfaces for any noise absorption. Nice spot. Expect to pay for all that.

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Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

We enjoyed the food. We were in town from Florida visiting Chicago on vacation. We loved the atmosphere. Our waiter was not so great. He was more interested in setting up for a large table coming in rather than waiting on us. He did not seem like he liked his job very much either. That made the experience not so great.

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DD
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I am a returning customer because I have always had a great dinning experience - food, service, value - at the Kinzie Chophouse.

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CD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service, great food and made our anniversary night extra special! Will be going back soon!

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