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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
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Steak 48 - Chicago

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
2,835 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Absolutely a wonderful experience.
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
24 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gibsons Italia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
1,088 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
This is one of our favorite places in Chicago. The food, ambiance, service and general feel are wonderful.
96% recommended
Scenic View in Chicago / Illinois
5 people mentioned the Crab Bisque
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Maple & Ash

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
3,157 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
I’ve lived in Chicago for over 3 years and been to Maple & Ash about 10 times. We are always seeking out great spots to dine and bring our many out of town visitors to and this is Read more
96% recommended
Best Ambiance 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)
2,249 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Incredible food, solid service, modern ambiance. Food is perfect balance of Mediterranean and California fusion.
92% recommended
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois
48 people mentioned the Pita
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NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Oakbrook

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Oak Brook
241 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Afternoon Coffee
  • Casual
Love the staff. Came for the popovers and strawberry butter but the whole experience was wonderful:-)
93% recommended
Great for Lunch in West Suburbs
39 people mentioned the Popovers
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Somerset

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,279 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Brunch
Great spot for breakfast with a friend. The oat milk latte was divine and service was top notch. My coffee cup and water glass were never empty long and all servers tending to us wRead more
94% recommended
18 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

$$$$·Seafood·
River North (Chicago)
12,859 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
It was a 50th birthday celebration and we had a wonderful time. Our server Mary was fantastic!
96% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
1,250 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Duck Duck Goat

$$$$·Chinese·
West Loop
2,985 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
DD goat is consistently exceptional! I have never been disappointed with dine in or Caviar delivery.
91% recommended
154 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Bellemore

$$$$·American·
West Loop
966 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Outstanding food and impeccable service in a lovely setting. Will return!
91% recommended
31 people mentioned the Oyster Pie

Osteria Langhe

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Square
1,020 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Osteria Langhe is terrific. The food is consistently excellent, and the staff is very helpful. I had a delicious Gavi di Gavi wine recommended and it was excellent.
96% recommended
Italian in Chicago
21 people mentioned the Panna Cotta

Maple Tree Inn

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Blue Island
901 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
Found out that Maple Tree Inn was leaving its temporary location as of 9/16/19. Had an out-of-town visitor and wanted her to experience the cuisine before they close and move. EaRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Southwest Suburbs
14 people mentioned the Jambalaya
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Beatrix - Fulton Market

$$$$·American·
West Loop
1,010 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
As always, the food and service was great. The only issue, which they addressed on the spot, was that the music was a little load, especially for 4:00 in the afternoon. I asked tRead more
93% recommended
17 people mentioned the Pot Roast

Gyu-Kaku - Chicago, IL | West Loop

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Loop
517 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
The food was outstanding. The service was extraordinary. My husband and su can’t wait to eat there again.
94% recommended
Japanese in Chicago / Illinois
8 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Eden

$$$$·American·
West Loop
700 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Other then the train passing on a regular basis it was a great meal..
95% recommended
American in Chicago / Illinois
11 people mentioned the Tagliatelle
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Coda Di Volpe

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
1,067 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great restaurant in the heart of Lakeview. The restaurant has fun outdoor sitting and great bar. Good Italian wine list. The pizzas are perfect size. I had the ink spicy pasta and Read more
95% recommended
Italian in Chicago
20 people mentioned the Arugula Salad

Vie

$$$$·American·
Western Springs
2,034 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Very good food but very small portions. Also very expensive. We go there for their Burbon Manhattans which are made from a rendered down bock beer base. Try one, you won't be sorrRead more
96% recommended
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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The Capital Grille - Chicago - Lombard

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lombard
3,429 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
The food was top notch as usual we always get their seafood tower and it is awesome. Crab, lobster, shrimp and oysters on the half shell. All incredibly fresh and delicious.Their fRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
48 people mentioned the Calamari

Frankie's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Tinley Park
1,663 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always a great time, great food and best staff anyone could ask for.
97% recommended
Italian 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
731 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Fun delicious food. Great vibe. Helpful wait staff
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Chicago
27 people mentioned the Dumplings

Eddie V's - Chicago

$$$$·Seafood·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
2,583 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Service was great - definitely recommend the Banana Foster. Calorie count is scary but well worth it!!!
91% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
85 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Beatrix - Streeterville

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,549 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
We went for lunch. Fabulous food, great service and reasonably priced!
92% recommended
28 people mentioned the Caramel Pie

1913 Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$$$·American·
Roselle
570 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
How have I not heard of this place before. Hidden gem.
91% recommended
Notable Wine List in Northwest Suburbs
9 people mentioned the Short Rib

Zia's Lago Vista

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
187 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Great for Brunch
A beautiful evening to sit outside and celebrate a birthday. Half price bottles of wine (Tuesday) and delicious food. Even a candle on the dessert.
89% recommended
12 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas
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Bar Siena

$$$$·Italian·
West Loop
1,428 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Fun
My husband and I love Bar Siena and have come here many times. Sometimes it’s just for drinks (they have great cocktails!), sometimes it’s for the ambience, and sometimes it’s for Read more
87% recommended
38 people mentioned the Short Rib Lasagna

RPM Italian

$$$$·Italian·
River North (Chicago)
10,890 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Outstanding! Everything...service, cocktails, artichokes, beet salad, pasta, egg plant.
92% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
296 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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Tanta

$$$$·Peruvian·
River North (Chicago)
2,743 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
It was Bayle’s birthday
93% recommended
139 people mentioned the Pisco Sour

Capri Ristorante - Burr Ridge

$$$$·Italian·
Burr Ridge
1,499 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Great experience overall! Will be back and recommend to friends and family!
95% recommended
Best Food in West Suburbs
37 people mentioned the Calamari

Little Goat

$$$$·American·
West Loop
4,299 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
Fun, not fancy, with creative, yummy, and fresh dishes. Excellent dessert too!
92% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
108 people mentioned the French Toast

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - South Barrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Barrington
4,090 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
Shannon was fantastic! Food incredible and wine put of this world!!
95% recommended
Great for Lunch in Northwest Suburbs
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
6,186 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great place! Delicious food and great ambiance. Very big portions, so Value for what you pay is great!
90% recommended
Steak in Chicago
72 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Beatrix - River North

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
3,436 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
We had a fabulous meal made even better by having Jackie as our waitress.
92% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
107 people mentioned the Caramel Pie

Cafe Touche

$$$$·Bistro·
Edison Park
240 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
My daughter’s high school graduation. Family celebration dinner. We love Cafe Touche! Always.
100% recommended
9 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Atwater's in The Herrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
536 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great Food and service. The lamb was delicious as well as the desert.
96% recommended
Best Overall in West Suburbs
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gamba Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Merrillville, IN
512 reviews
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
I could have just copied my previous comments about Gamba to this review. Everything about Gamba is excellent. The food, service, ambiance, and a feeling of being treated wonderfRead more
91% recommended
Best Overall in Northwest Indiana
10 people mentioned the Gambas

RL Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
5,600 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Anniversaries
Quite a find...did not expect to be owned by Ralph Lauren, very good choice for a tourist
92% 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)
2,170 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Finally got out for brunch and it was absolutely delicious! I really loved it because we our pescatarian and they had a very good seafood spread. Smoked salmon... hot salmon... colRead more
86% recommended
64 people mentioned the Bacon Appetizer

Antico Posto

$$$$·Italian·
Oak Brook
2,409 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food was good , a little hard to find, but well worth it.
93% recommended
Most Booked in West Suburbs
111 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Emilio's Tapas - Hillside

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Hillside
1,469 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
Always a great meal at Emilios. Be sure to have the garlic potato salad and curry chicken!
98% recommended
Tapas / Small Plates in Chicago / Illinois
138 people mentioned the Sangria

Niche Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
1,355 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Fantastic menu as always and changing which is great. Service is awesome! Ask for Jeffrey. Overall, a phenomenal restaurant. And ask for Brant for drinks.
90% recommended
Best Service in West Suburbs
32 people mentioned the Cotton Candy

Summer House Santa Monica

$$$$·American·
Lincoln Park
3,677 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
Great experience out on the patio. Amazing drinks in a great atmosphere. Servers are friendly and helpful. 100% recommend.
90% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
93 people mentioned the Monica

Riccardo Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Lincoln Park
1,912 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
Excellent as always
93% recommended
Italian in Chicago / Illinois
39 people mentioned the Calamari

Passero

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Arlington Heights
671 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Both food and drink were excellent, thought some dishes a little pricey
91% recommended
16 people mentioned the Chop Salad

Montarra

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Algonquin
2,477 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always great food!
100% recommended
Contemporary American in Chicago / Illinois
46 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Quality Crab & Oyster Bah

$$$$·Seafood·
Lincoln Park
1,148 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
Service and food were outstanding! Loved the oysters!
84% recommended
Seafood in Chicago
40 people mentioned the Coconut Cake

Duck Inn

$$$$·American·
Bridgeport
982 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Made a reservation and called ahead to order the rotisserie duck; we had the truffle gnocchi, the duck, and cheesecake for dessert as well as 2 cocktails each. Everything we ordereRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Chicago / Illinois
77 people mentioned the Rotisserie Duck

Fresco at the Gardens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rockford
124 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
Beautiful view of the gardens, excellent food locally sourced when possible, attentive staff...
100% recommended
Most Booked in Rockford
1 people mentioned the Berry Salad
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