Maple & Ash

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2763 reviews
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Steakhouse
Maple & Ash is an innovative take on the traditional steakhouse – mixing a modern aesthetic with authentic service to deliver classic wood-fired dishes. With a sumptuous menu crafted by two-Michelin-star chef, Danny Grant and a wine program named one of "America's Best" by Wine Spectator, Maple & Ash finds a way to celebrate every moment. It’s more than a restaurant, it’s an experience.

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8.3

Maple & Ash sits in the middle of the Chicago steakhouse Venn diagram. It’s both new-school and old.

Ratings 8.0-8.5:The best way to think about restaurants in the low to mid 8′s is that these are the places you would absolutely go back to, anytime. These restaurants are ones that you want to bring a friend to, just so they can also experience the duck carnitas, or burger, or whatever dish the place is known for.
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Chicago
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for my husbands birthday and were thrilled with the service, food and atmosphere. It’s definitely pricey but you won’t be disappointed!

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JV
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best part of the dining experience beside the food was the server Jasper. A Chicago must!

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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was impeccable! Their servers are extremely attentive and knowledgeable. Their food was phenomenal. We loved everything we tried - from the meatballs to tuna tartare, dry aged steak and ricotta agnolotti !!! All amazing. Best dining experience we’ve had in a long time!

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Des Moines
14 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

There are steakhouses galore in Chicago, then there is Maple & Ash. This was our first visit and will not be our last. What to say? Service impeccable, food was beyond expectations. By far the best steaks my fiancé and I have ever had in Chicago, best steaks ever had. A wine list to impress with a staff to guide you along the way. While not a restaurant for a quiet dinner, we enjoyed ourselves immensely on all aspects of the dinner. This is now a must on our future visits to Chicago. Thank you for a memorable experience!!

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DJ
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding service, food and experience. Took my wife here while visiting Chicago for her birthday dinner and the staff didn't disappoint. Seated promptly with little to no wait. Steaks we're cooked to perfection, drinks were outstanding and the service was excellent.

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London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about my dining experience was amazing and I will defiantly be back again. The service was exceptional. The food was to die for and the restaurant had a wonderful vibe.

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Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite restaurant in the City if Chicago. Impeccable attention to service and food. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service and food.

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Cleveland
27 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service for our table, led by Norris, was outstanding.

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Orlando
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere/food was phenomenal

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Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the entire experience! Our servers name was Spencer and he definitely added to the evening. He was knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating.

Will definitely be coming back!

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Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance and service. The candelabras were a nice touch. My strip was fattier than expected for the price. The wine list is one of the better ones I’ve seen.

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LT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cannot say enough good things about Maple & Ash! If you're looking for a nice birthday or any celebratory dinner out, look no further. The second you sit down, your waiter will shake and serve their custom seasonal cocktail and provide a few small bites (for free). Everything on the menu is 10/10. As good as the food is, the service is up there too. Ambiance can't be beat. Trendy, dark, and delicious while remaining classic. Beats out almost any other steakhouse, period.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you for making mine and my boyfriends brunch amazing!! Great start to our day. The place is beautiful, modern. Food was delicious. Server was attentive!!

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Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was spectacular and service was spot on!

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JM
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant was impressive. Service, food, and drink was above standard. A bit pricey, but worth it. Just make sure you know the price of the special when they shave white truffle on it. Small bowl, large price.

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JL
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated my birthday with a delicious dinner at this swanky venue. I recommend the seafood tower- still dreaming of fire-roasted mussels, scallops and lobster! Felt taken care of by attentive yet chill waiter and welcomed with a personalized birthday message printed on menu.

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IL
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always an amazing time!!!! Alex was an amazing server!!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible experience!! Alex took amazing care of my mom and I. Would recommend to anyone!

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M
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We came for our one year wedding anniversary and did the I don’t give a F*@k menu and it was the best experience! This was such a perfect gift to give each other and we are still thinking about the meal! The service, food, ambiance was all 5 stars!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place! Definitely coming back for my birthday!

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ND
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was exceptional. The waiter(Russell) was very attentive and accommodating.

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Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic first time experience! Nick and the rest of the staff...fantastic!!!!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Devine food and excellent service

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ML
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Very noisy even in the dining room. Hard to hear each other. Great place for a quick drink. Coconut cream pie was a 5-star. Steaks were good but not fabulous. Skip the whipped mash...looked like pureed grits.

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed the entire experience

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Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We came here for my husbands birthday. Gave us a very nice welcome drink and a little raddish dish, which was also nice. Only thing I can complain about is that it was my husbands birthday, and most restaurants...bavettes, Chicago cut, etc will bring some sort of dessert out for the occasion, but they did not. The only other thing I can complain about is that once we paid our bill we never saw our server again. When you pay over $300 for a meal I guess you expect more....

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SB
Miami
120 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

first time there. We ordered wedge salad s and octopus for appetizers. They were all excellent.
Entrees included petite filet, fish, bone in sirloin and pork chops. All prepared perfectly. Had sides of Brussels sprouts and mushrooms)enough for whole table). Service was impeccable. Expensive but isn't good food and service everywhere?. Would definitely go back. Based on the crowd so will a lot of other people.

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GI
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was the first time we went to M&A. Our waiter Kevin and Sommelier Patrick were so attentive and made our evening VERY enjoyable! We will be back!

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LL
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my second time here and it did not disappoint. The food was as outstanding as ever. The ombiance, first rate.

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NH
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

The atmosphere was amazing however given the fact I switched my reservation time they forgot to note that it was my birthday.

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J
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

Pretty chaotic-maybe because it was Christmas Eve

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Christmas dinner.
We took the “I don’t give a f*@k” and enjoyed every bit of it!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 4

Really slow and poor service

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1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Christmas Eve brunch with the family

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JB
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Maple & Ash is a 5 star experience from the moment you sit down. The service is impeccable. They serve everyone a small welcome cocktail while you browse the menu. The food is outstanding! This is some of the best steak in the city. Granted - the prices do reflect that, so be prepared to open your wallet! Insider tip - If you order the seafood tower - make sure to get the "pasta dump".

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M
Chicago
44 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We look forward to our holiday meal every year. It really is our special occasion place. The food is fabulous!

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BD
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time here for brunch. Yum!! Excellent food and drinks. Plenty of choices at each of the stations to choose from. Highly recommend for brunch and dinner as well.

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Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing! was so good

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CF
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful first experience at Maple & Ash celebrating my fiancée’s birthday. Food, drinks, and service were truly one of a kind. It’s only been a few days and have recommended the restaurant to several people. We’ll certainly be back!

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