50 Chicago Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:Steak 48 - Chicago, Gibsons Italia, Maple & Ash
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:River North (Chicago), Gold Coast / Streeterville

Steak 48 - Chicago

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
3,606 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
We really enjoyed celebrating a birthday at Steak 48. Everything was superb and I'll definitely visit again
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
24 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gibsons Italia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
1,367 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Was very nice, staff was great and food was delicious
90% recommended
Good for Groups in Chicago / Illinois
5 people mentioned the Crab Bisque
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Maple & Ash

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
3,433 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Very nice dinner everyone enjoyed there steak but I ordered salmon and was not thrilled.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Split-Rail

$$$$·American·
West Town
22 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
Terrific and inventive food...hostess was bubbly...GM was attentive and thoughtful...service was spot on, plates came quickly and timing between courses was good...would most definRead more
91% recommended
2 people mentioned the Baked Potato
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Ema

$$$$·Mediterranean·
River North (Chicago)
2,575 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Best restaurant in Chicago. Hands down.
93% recommended
48 people mentioned the Pita
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NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Oakbrook

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Oak Brook
270 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
  • Quiet Conversation
The Cafe was the perfect place for a ladies luncheon. Very enjoyable and great service!
100% recommended
39 people mentioned the Popovers
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Somerset

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,489 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Lunch was amazing! I got the turkey sandwich and salad and it was so fresh and satisfying! We also got the crispy sandwich and it was very flavorful. Great ambiance - highly recommRead more
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

$$$$·Seafood·
River North (Chicago)
13,751 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
My server was AMAZING!!!
97% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
1,250 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Duck Duck Goat

$$$$·Chinese·
West Loop
3,450 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Chef Stephanie always hits it out the park!
92% recommended
154 people mentioned the Dumplings

Bellemore

$$$$·American·
West Loop
1,201 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
First time here and it was great. Nice food options and excellent service.
92% recommended
American in Chicago / Illinois
31 people mentioned the Oyster Pie

Osteria Langhe

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Square
1,131 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
The finest regional Italian experience this side of Alba. Be sure to look through the reserve wine list, but all are great and thoughtfully selected.
92% recommended
21 people mentioned the Panna Cotta
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Maple Tree Inn

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Homewood
1,388 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Our table was ready when we arrived. We were seated and greeted promptly. The food was excellent! I had the buttered shrimp and my wife had the trout. The pecan pie was a perfect fRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in South Suburbs
14 people mentioned the Jambalaya
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Beatrix - Fulton Market

$$$$·American·
West Loop
1,187 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
Great experience and solid service. Cocktails (while well crafted) were stingy pours which was a bit disappointing
94% recommended
17 people mentioned the Pot Roast
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Gyu-Kaku - Chicago, IL | West Loop

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Loop
621 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
Service and food was lovely! I have dined at other Gyu-Kaku locations but will say this is my favorite because they have outdoor grilling! on the quiet end of randolph street so a Read more
94% recommended
Japanese in Chicago / Illinois
8 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Eden

$$$$·American·
West Loop
842 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
It was magical 🤍
93% recommended
11 people mentioned the Tagliatelle
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Coda Di Volpe

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
1,203 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
A wonderful experience for the food, wine and fantastic service.
94% recommended
20 people mentioned the Arugula Salad
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Vie

$$$$·American·
Western Springs
2,047 reviews
The best meal I have ever had in the United States. Worth the drive, worth the price, and absolutely the most delicious food ever. Sublime! Chef Virant is a genius and I would dineRead more
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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The Capital Grille - Chicago - Lombard

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lombard
3,828 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Always a great experience at the Capital Grille. Great staff. Professional. Friendly. They take great care in providing a safe, clean environment. Adhering to social distancing proRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
48 people mentioned the Calamari

Frankie's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Tinley Park
2,022 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Always great!
98% recommended
Best Value in Chicago / Illinois
31 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Cherry Circle Room

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Loop
1,282 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Had a closing/celebration dinner w/ investment partners at Cherry Circle Room last week. We had an excellent meal from start to finish. Cocktails were great. The sommelier recommenRead more
93% recommended
33 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Mott Street

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Bucktown / Wicker Park
827 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Always great food and service!
90% recommended
27 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Eddie V's - Chicago

$$$$·Seafood·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
2,858 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Great ambiance would definitely come back again. Maybe a private party next time.
90% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
85 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Beatrix - Streeterville

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,732 reviews
  • Casual
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
Our waitperson was very attentive. She kept my coffee cup full which made me very happy
91% recommended
28 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
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1913 Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$$$·American·
Roselle
692 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Great food and wine as usual at one of our favorite restaurants!
93% recommended
American in Northwest Suburbs
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Zia's Lago Vista

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
334 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Everything was great as usual!
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in Chicago / Illinois
12 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas
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Bar Siena

$$$$·Italian·
West Loop
1,710 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Overall great experience! I took my parents who were in visiting for the weekend and enjoy a lively scene but good food - sometimes hard to find! We had a phenomenal seat on the seRead more
89% recommended
38 people mentioned the Short Rib Lasagna
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RPM Italian

$$$$·Italian·
Chicago
11,495 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
For obvious reasons we could not make it to the reservation but we did order RPM thorugh Doordash and it was still very good.
94% recommended
296 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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Tanta

$$$$·Peruvian·
River North (Chicago)
3,097 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
We went to Tanta for my son’s birthday. The upstairs patio is a lovely and enjoyable place to dine. My son and husband had the Tanta experience and loved all of the dishes they recRead more
96% recommended
139 people mentioned the Pisco Sour

Capri Ristorante - Burr Ridge

$$$$·Italian·
Burr Ridge
1,729 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Everything we ate from beginning to end was amazing. My family has to have at least two appetizers, salad or soup, entree, sides, and dessert. So believe me when I tell you it was Read more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Chicago / Illinois
37 people mentioned the Calamari
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Little Goat

$$$$·American·
West Loop
4,712 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Lunch
What a great place! Menu is full of twists on great classics, like butter chicken pot pie. Music and decor was spot on for a diner feel.
92% recommended
108 people mentioned the French Toast
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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - South Barrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Barrington
4,991 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Girls night out. Shared app's and a bottle of wine. The Brussel Sprout appetizer is a MUST. It is simply amazing, the best brussels sprout dish I have ever had. Shared a Pinot NoirRead more
97% recommended
Notable Wine List in Chicago / Illinois
39 people mentioned the Calamari

Band of Bohemia

$$$$·Brewery·
Ravenswood
587 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Food is very good. Staff is great. Cool space. Wine menu very limited and eclectic. Portions were small for what they were charging. Wouldn’t run back there. But it’s worth tryRead more
93% recommended
9 people mentioned the Smoked Sturgeon
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Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago

$$$$·Steak·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
6,729 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We ate at the Chicago Gibson's the last night before all the restaurants were closing due to the virus. They had to close early. Even though they had to move things along more thanRead more
95% recommended
72 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Beatrix - River North

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
3,699 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Healthy
Delicious food and great service
95% recommended
107 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
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Cafe Touche

$$$$·Bistro·
Edison Park
415 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Amazing service, great food and wine selection!
96% recommended
9 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Atwater's in The Herrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
678 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
The wait staff were so incredible! Always there to take away dirty dishes, available if we needed anything, and were just overall pleasant people! I would highly recommend you giveRead more
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in West Suburbs
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gamba Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Merrillville, IN
612 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Food, service, setting were all fabulous. My favorite restaurant.
96% recommended
Best Overall in Northwest Indiana
10 people mentioned the Gambas

RL Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
6,146 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
I have the perch it was good and the apple pie topped it off if there isn't a drink you they will accommodate you I had Ketel one orange vodka with pineapple juice.
96% recommended
American in Chicago / Illinois
113 people mentioned the Dover Sole

Dos Urban Cantina

$$$$·Mexican·
Logan Square
559 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
Great happy hour...food is amazing..service was top notch...only downside was the air didn't seem to be working.
94% recommended
22 people mentioned the Tamal
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Prime & Provisions Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
2,705 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was a great experience for my girlfriends birthday.
89% recommended
64 people mentioned the Bacon Appetizer

Antico Posto

$$$$·Italian·
Oak Brook
2,806 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Im from out of town and on 3/13/20, was visiting family and we went there for the first time though my family visits the area it's in often. The food was excellent. 2 ordered the sRead more
98% recommended
111 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Emilio's Tapas - Hillside

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Hillside
1,595 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Authentic
  • Good for Birthdays
We love Emillios. Great food. We have been going there for thirty years plus!
96% recommended
138 people mentioned the Sangria
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Niche Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
1,451 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Jeffery was great!! We've eaten here a number of times and Niche never fails to impress! We even just stop by the bar and have the appetizers which are just as good as the entreesRead more
94% recommended
32 people mentioned the Cotton Candy
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Summer House Santa Monica

$$$$·American·
Lincoln Park
4,276 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
Great time!
90% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
93 people mentioned the Monica

Riccardo Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Lincoln Park
2,032 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
Everything was amazing as always!
94% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Chicago
39 people mentioned the Calamari

Passero

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Arlington Heights
983 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
The waiter was very informative on the Menu and helped us decide. All choices were excellent
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Northwest Suburbs
16 people mentioned the Chop Salad
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Montarra

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Algonquin
2,564 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Celebrating birthdays. Everything was good - service, ambiance, food, . . .
93% recommended
46 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Quality Crab & Oyster Bah

$$$$·Seafood·
Lincoln Park
1,347 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Casual Sunday Brunch with friends
93% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
40 people mentioned the Coconut Cake

Duck Inn

$$$$·American·
Bridgeport
1,170 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
One of the best spots on the south side! Great food, great service, and great patio area.
96% recommended
American in Chicago
77 people mentioned the Rotisserie Duck
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Fresco at the Gardens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rockford
273 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We enjoy Frescoat the gardens we make the trip just for lunch. Food is excellent, beautiful surroundings and extremely pleasant staff. Will be back often!
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Berry Salad
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