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Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Michigan Avenue

193 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Great for Lunch
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Neighborhood Gem
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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary American
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
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Phone number
(312) 694-4050
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Michael McDonald
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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
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Private party contact
John Arents: (312) 694-4050
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Cross street
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Parking details
The Olympia Center garage offers a validated rate of $22 for up to four hours. The entrance is located next to the entrance to 161 East Chicago Avenue, in the red speckled building.
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Public transit
Chicago and State on the Red Line. The 148, 151, 146 buses
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 193 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.6  based on recent ratings
Noise · Quiet
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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viplam1 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Wonderful special of delicious sirloin!

vipmariano (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Mariposa is a nice quiet place to lunch. You can have an actual conversation. The service is excellent. Staff was friendly and accommodating. They sometimes have models wanting through wearing the new season's fashion. Nice!

viplam1 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Would recommend the salmon salad. Delicious!
Nice atmosphere, great service.

Niki (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Lovely place to enjoy a quiet meal, service is excellent, and menu superb!

viplam1 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Had the best burger! A well kept secret.

Catala (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

Excellent location next to Water Tower. Very good quality and care in meal preparation to client's specs. Quiet for private conversation. Attentive and fast service makes it ideal for an efficient and good business lunch. No frills and unpretentious contemporary decor might make it too" functional" for some guests. Overall a very nice, solid and reliable dining experience.

vipJass (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

I ordered steak tacos and there was almost no steak included. Shame on them.

vipKrystie (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

I LOVE this restaurant -- I come here quite a bit and always enjoy the meal.

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Casual elegant environment, highly attentive staff, very good food and drinks

vipLemlemco (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Family is very important doing the holiday season. Time to reflect on those that went home.

We went out for a little lunch and shopping.

The Popover have not changed. This is come good eating.

The chicken soup consommé starting as a pallet cleanser before lunch.

Chicken and rice soup with carrots, celery and just great flavor for winter afternoon. You can see the chicken and broth was great.

Salmon was on the plate. The dish was load with flavor. The salmon is just below the salad green. The lintels surrounding the salmon were tender loving goodness-good.

The shrimp salad that you can find the shrimp without straining. The combination of favor were very expressive to the palette.

Proverbs 10:22

22 The blessing of the Lord, it maketh rich,
and he addeth no sorrow with it.


vipKatt (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

Good food. Decent service. Not inexpensive but nice, quiet oasis in city.

vipSusanBK (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

We always love Mariposa, but a few things were off this time. The plates had gray smudges that didn’t wipe off and my cup of consommé had a crumb or something encrusted on the inside of the cup. The waiter wasn’t familiar with the kids’ menu, which said the meals come with fruit and a dessert. My kids didn’t get fruit, and the waiter couldn’t tell us what ingredients were in the desserts, so suggested my kids just try one to see if they like it. They did, but it was kind of a strange thing to suggest, especially for those with a dietary restriction. Other than that, it was very pleasant and we were left alone to enjoy a nice lunch.

vipSuzanne (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

The popovers are great and so is the clear soup before the meal begins. The food is fine but they were short staffed over the holiday and it did affect the service. Like being near the windows. Good option for the area

vipOpenTable Diner (London)
4.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

Very poor service because the woman server never came during the meal, and did not ask if we wanted more hot water once. Said it was a birthday and slaps menu on table. Doesn’t even say happy birthday. She was extremely a poor server, not like the other older woman server waiting on tables. This server was disinterested, is not the quality of Neiman Marcus, never asked us if we enjoyed our meal and made no attempt to be attentive. How can you leave a good tip with someone like this. Maybe she belongs in a cafeteria style setting. Would definitely NOT recommend for special occasions.

viplam1 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

The pot roast special was delicious!
Excellent service too.

vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 14, 2017

May they never stop serving the pop overs and chicken broth. Oh, and the strawberry butter.

OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 11, 2017

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

vipFrenchlove (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

I brought my mom here for her birthday and thought they might do something special and was disappointed when the waitress did not. Although she did for another table. This is the 2nd time I had this waitress and she is less than standard.

viplam1 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

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

vipyummm (Milwaukee)
5.0  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