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About Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Michigan Avenue

Take lunching to the next level at Mariposa, our elegant restaurant at Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue. Retreat to a fine-dining atmosphere with an innovative menu selection. Taste one of our exquisite seasonal entrée selections or experience the famous Mandarin Orange Soufflé. Or, simply sip a cocktail while checking out the latest fashions, sporting events, or up-to-the minute news on the flat-screen TVs at our full-service bar. It's the perfect choice for any special occasion or for turning an ordinary day into something wonderful.

737 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:


Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Cross Street:
Superior

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 694-4050

Website:
http://www.neimanmarcus.com/restaurants/chicago/il/mariposa/chicago - michigan avenue?geoLocation=&prev=restDir

Public Transit:
Chicago and State on the Red Line. The 148, 151, 146 buses

Executive Chef:
Michael McDonald

Private Party Facilities:
Need the perfect spot for a Bridal Luncheon, Baby Shower or Rehearsal Dinner? Looking to celebrate and reward your team for a job well done? Dine with exclusivity in the Michigan Avenue Neiman Marcus Mariposa. Located on the 4th Floor, we are ready to treat you and your guests to a spectacular event

Private Party Contact:
John Arents: (312) 694-4050

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Michigan Avenue Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Lunch (18)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
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Good for Birthdays (13)
Special Occasion (10)
Afternoon Coffee (7)
Business Meals (7)
Cozy (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Great for Brunch (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Afternoon Tea (6)
Healthy (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Authentic (4)
Casual (4)
Fun (4)
Scenic View (4)
Seasonal (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Good for a Date (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
People Watching (3)
Romantic (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

love this place. It's awesome. Feel so special when there. they have great cocktails!!

Tags: Happy Hour, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Cozy, Scenic View, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Tea
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Wonderful lunch. It was a special occasion & this restaurant made it extra special!

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Casual, Afternoon Tea, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Business Meals
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The popovers !Got to experience this restaurant beautiful dinnerware with incredibly beautiful expensive water glasses ! Was able to share a soup and sandwich with the friend no problem . All our sandwiches were wonderful, service was wonderful ,the room was wonderful ! For our group it was more of a special occasion and a wonderful dining experience that we don’t do every day . Looking forward to reach a return

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Tea, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Great service, good variety of food, great popovers, good value all add up to a terrific lunch option

Tags: Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Mariposa never fails. It has a lovely variety of salads and entrees. The dining Room is very comfortable, tables are nicely spaced, conversations are at a reasonable level, and the service is attentive. The popovers are perfect and a nice little indulgence.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Convenient, good value, great pop-overs FREE! Excellent server. Very pleasant experience.

Tags: Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent lunch. Servings were generous.
Happy to see that we still had the popovers and strawberry butter as well as the little cup of broth on a cold day. Wish I could have taken half of my salad home but was boarding a plane in a couple of hours.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 7, 2017

This is a very nice restaurant for lunch located on the 4th floor of the Neiman Marcus department store. Service was very good and food was also good. My only minor complaint was the turkey in the Roast Turkey Sandwich was cold. I was expecting it to be warm based on the description. The bread and sweet potato fries were delicious and made up for the cold turkey.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We have a soft spot for Neiman Marcus restaurants, as long-time fans of their popovers with strawberry butter. Years ago, the food at some of their restaurant locations was excellent, such as at the Dallas location under former Chef Sharon Hage. But these days, from New Jersey to Chicago and beyond, the food is typically mediocre at best -- perhaps a reflection of the challenging retail environment...or perhaps even a cause of it? If NM shows it cares so little about the cuisine at its restaurants, how much can it really care that its retail chain thrives? The once-classic popover is now a shapeless blob, though the flavor and texture are still pretty good....Our soft spot is so soft that we may keep returning on occasion to see if the food's any better, but these days we eat our memories here more so than what's on the plate, so we wouldn't dream of recommending it to a serious food lover.

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·Dined on October 19, 2017

Lovely restaurant in a wonderful city on a special day. Excellent service and was treated to a #yummy pumpkin creme brulee celebrating a birthday. Nice to have the "Benefit" options...cuisine for a healthier lifestyle. I've had before and they're excellent choices!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 19, 2017

I have never been disappointed. From the serving of their delicious chicken broth to the melt-in-your-mouth popover served with strawberry butter, the menu is both flavorful and eclectic... I always love to be seated by the window, for various reasons, and look forward to viewing the latest fashions, informally...
Don't miss a relaxing time ...

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Casual, Afternoon Coffee, Spicy, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Lunch was delicious as always

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 6, 2017

The food & service were wonderful! The staff members were very friendly! Overall, we had a great dining experience and really enjoyed ourselves!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 22, 2017

There are a great choice of salads at Mariposa. My favorite is the crab salad, but I love a number of the other lunch dishes, too. They are flexible with removing some ingredients and doubling others when requested. A lovely oasis from the bustle of Michigan Avenue!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Elegant dining in Neiman Marcus. Quiet and conversation friendly with attractive decor of modern art on the walls and tables nicely spaced. Good menu and complimentary hot popovers and bouillon in small cups accompany every meal. Service however is erratic and lags - servers do not seem well trained, and long periods can go by without seeing your server, and then the server will stop by every 2-3 minutes! Suggest being clear if you are on a schedule.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Had a wonderful lunch celebrating a friends birthday. Wonderful service and food and we could carry on a conversation and hear each other. A nice change from some other restaurants. My friend received a complimentary dessert with a candle. What a nice touch!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Lovely elegant restaurant. Love the broth and the popovers they give you. My reuben sandwich was wonderful and my friends grilled brick chicken was delicious too. Great place out of the rush of Michigan Avenue.

Tags: Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Cozy, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 23, 2017

This was our spot before the remodeling of
Zodiac.
With a new name came a new menu .
The food was good before and they have move up with the quaility, the selections on the menu been increased, and the service is good.
The popover and the chicken consommé made the menu again. The Zodiac is now gone and the new place is now staring .

The view to the north showing the Water Tower and the part view of Michigan Avenue was ok. The natural sun light beamed in the room with warm.... there is nothing like natural light...

We had a double Birthday celebration and business lunch.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Seasonal, Fun, People Watching, Business Meals, Afternoon Tea, Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Authentic
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·Dined on August 17, 2017

I love mariposa.
I'd prefer when they use table clothes though.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 17, 2017

As always, a perfect restaurant with impeccable service, great food and a nice environment.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Mariposa never fails! When you start with the delightful, genteel touch of fresh popovers and warm chicken soup, it's hard to get better. Yet the menu manages to be pleasantly varied, unpretentious, and uniformly delicious, and the service is impeccable. It's a perfect place to meet for lunch with a special friend and know that you will be given both privacy and quietly unimposing attention to every request. Great staff, particularly Karen, who will be in the Hospitality Hall of Fame, as soon as she chooses to retire, which I hope is not before we get to have lunch with her many more times.

Tags: Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 13, 2017

The popovers make the meal worth the trip. Very lovely staff; nice food ;very comfortable place to spend time and visit with friends

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Neimans for lunch is for ladies who lunch - great spot. Food consistently good. Love it.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Organic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 3, 2017

I had the lentil soup and it was SO delicious. That, a popover (or two) and glass of wine made a very good lunch! I'll go again :-)

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 1, 2017

The waitress was very much rough and not kind--never saw a smile on her face.
The popovers were never hot, just being greasy, with the starwberry butter already being melted.
The waiters were also rough and dropped food pieces into pur shopping bag while clearing off the table, and when I tried to pick it up from the shopping bag, he says how nothing fell into the bag--that it only fell onto the ground. OMG!!

I have high expectations for all Mariposas but the Chicago location is the worst. Yes, I've been there before and last time thr Popovers were served towards the end of the meal due to problems wih the oven. Still, the waitress was rather kind--BUT NOT THIS TIME!!
The food was tasty but mostly very salty (all dishes).

Overall, I would not wish to visit this location ever again.

Tags: Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 29, 2017

We just moved back to Chicago and it was one of our first tops. Although they have changed the decor the food is still fabulous. I recommend it for casual date, getting together with girlfriends or almost any occasion

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Tasting Menu, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Why do I tend to forget about this restaurant? It is positively charming and a relaxed place to dine and have meaningful conversations without the need to shout at each other. The food is excellent and the starter of broth and popovers is their trademark. If you plan to shop "on the avenue" be sure and stop in to this lovely dining establishment on the top floor of Neiman's. Pricey - but you won't regret it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 26, 2017

A favorite destination for lunch in Chicago, Neiman Marcus' 4th floor Mariposa (Spanish for butterfly) adds a fine-dining elegance to lunch, including the complementary classic demitasse of Chicken Consommé, followed by delightful turnovers served with strawberry butter.
The menu features contemporary American fare with upscale main-course salads, sandwiches and entrees. On top of everything else, the service is impeccable.
The seating is smartly arranged so every conversation is private and if your timing is perfect, you may just enjoy a designer's fashion show...

Bon appétit!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Great food, great service. Tacos are fab. You will never be disappointed!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on May 18, 2017

Wonderful food! Nice waitress/knowledgeable abt menu!
Great atmosphere for a lunch in daytime! Fresh, local, cooked just right! Always enjoy coming here:) Delicious food!!:)

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Perfect venue for Mother's Day brunch. Food was delicious and service was wonderful. Just surprised it wasn't busier!

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 10, 2017

We celebrated nurses week with a great lunch. Food was great as always. Will keep going back for more celebrations!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Quick Bite
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 2, 2017

Eat here for everyday and for special get together a perfect gem

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Tea, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 26, 2017

Delicious food complete with calorie counts on the menu to inform you. The popovers w strawberry butter and small shot of bouillon are must haves tho that will add to your total calories at lunch. Love to see the new merchandise too as there are few models sharing the latest during your lunch. It is a great place for quiet conversation too.

Tags: Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 18, 2017

The popovers and strawberry butter are always a nice treat. This time ours were not warm Like they usually are. There was only one waitress at lunch so she was a little busy and we waited a good amount of time without getting greeted by her and drink orders. It also took a while to get our bill. I love the Mariposa though always very nostalgic, the signature chicken salad and orange soufflé were delicious.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on March 30, 2017

There is a lot to choose from on the menu so everyone is likely to be happy. The restaurant is comfortable and very conversation friendly in part because the tables are far apart. The service was good. The delicious popovers are not to be missed.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 27, 2017

Mariposa is wonderful, my favorite spot for lunch. The space is lovely, the food is exquisite, and the service is warm and attentive but not too attentive. It's just excellent.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Healthy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 24, 2017

Mariposa is great. I sink into the warm popovers with strawberry butter and savory chicken broth and after that enjoy limitless iced tea, delicious and healthful entrees and a lovely, bright room with, if I'm lucky, a view of the historic Water Tower. I always look forward to going there.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Healthy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 9, 2017

The food is decent in taste yet overpriced, so the value is low. The location and service are great.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Never knew this place was here!. Beautiful place, topnotch service. The selections of delicious salads and sandwiches were impressive. My grilled salmon salad was divine.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre
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