50 Chicago Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

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.

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Restaurants:Steak 48 - Chicago, Gibsons Italia, Maple & Ash
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:River North (Chicago), Gold Coast / Streeterville
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Steak 48 - Chicago

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
4,553 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Love it! Omar Was awesoome!
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
24 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gibsons Italia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
1,636 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Food was amazing
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
5 people mentioned the Crab Bisque
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Maple & Ash

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
3,560 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Hot Spot
  • Romantic
A must experience spot in Chicago
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
2 people mentioned the Baked Potato
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Ema

$$$$·Mediterranean·
River North (Chicago)
2,881 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
The food was, as always, phenomenal. Looking forward to going again.
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois
48 people mentioned the Pita
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NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Oakbrook

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Oak Brook
278 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Scenic View
  • Afternoon Coffee
Perfect place to meet my girlfriends from college for lunch. We enjoyed the food, our waiter the atmosphere. we laughed we shopped we bought each other gifts.one bought lunch for aRead more
39 people mentioned the Popovers
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Somerset

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,817 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
It was my first time at Somerset, and I thought it was a wonderful meal, setting, and staff!
18 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

$$$$·Seafood·
River North (Chicago)
14,584 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Exceptionally fine food and service.
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
1,250 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Duck Duck Goat

$$$$·Chinese·
West Loop
3,843 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
Really great service and food
154 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Bellemore

$$$$·American·
West Loop
1,222 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
My husband said his chicken was really good--especially moist. The service was great. Tables were very separated and nice high ceilings. Hopefully, we can open the insides of resRead more
31 people mentioned the Oyster Pie
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Osteria Langhe

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Square
1,130 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • 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.
21 people mentioned the Panna Cotta
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Maple Tree Inn

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Homewood
2,035 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Me and my fiancée had a wonderful time and the food and service was excellent. I would suggest everyone at least go there once and I guarantee you will go back again . Very clean nRead more
Best Overall in South Suburbs
14 people mentioned the Jambalaya
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Beatrix - Fulton Market

$$$$·American·
West Loop
1,493 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
Always enjoy Beatrix. Friendly staff, great tasting food.
Great for Brunch in Chicago / Illinois
17 people mentioned the Pot Roast
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Gyu-Kaku - Chicago, IL | West Loop

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Loop
694 reviews
  • Paleo Friendly
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
We were seated too close to other diners a bit more space would have been appreciated
Japanese in Chicago
8 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Eden

$$$$·American·
West Loop
843 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Food was awesome. Chef Devon & Owner Jodi came to our table & spoke with us. I would recommend Eden in a heartbeat. The people we were with , it was their first time there & they RRead more
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
  • Fit for Foodies
A wonderful experience for the food, wine and fantastic service.
20 people mentioned the Arugula Salad
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Vie

$$$$·American·
Western Springs
2,025 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
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
4,223 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
Everything’s was wonderful- as always. Food was great, and plentiful, wine list was extensive, service was exceptional. This is my favorite place to celebrate special occasions -Read more
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
48 people mentioned the Calamari

Frankie's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Tinley Park
2,469 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
We’ve been to Frankies before and have enjoyed their food every time. Their entrees from scratch can’t be beat. We both had a special off the Tuesday menu and was great. Food was HRead more
Italian in Chicago / Illinois
31 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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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
33 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Mott Street

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Bucktown / Wicker Park
829 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Hot Spot
Always great food and service!
27 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Eddie V's - Chicago

$$$$·Seafood·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
3,103 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Nice accomodating in a great location. Kung Lao calamari best ever .
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
85 people mentioned the Banana Foster

Beatrix - Streeterville

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,942 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
Always a nice experience- I indulge after rough tests at the hospital and truly appreciate the service, food, and drinks.
28 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
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1913 Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$$$·American·
Roselle
852 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Always a great time at 1913. Food was amazing! Service A+!
Best Ambiance in Northwest Suburbs
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Zia's Lago Vista

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
628 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Groups
Our server, Brenden, was awesome! Sad they are closing!
12 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas

Bar Siena

$$$$·Italian·
West Loop
2,326 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great food! Server was very attentive. Great location.
38 people mentioned the Short Rib Lasagna
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RPM Italian

$$$$·Italian·
Chicago
11,386 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
  • Fit for Foodies
For obvious reasons we could not make it to the reservation but we did order RPM thorugh Doordash and it was still very good.
296 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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Tanta

$$$$·Peruvian·
River North (Chicago)
3,662 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Great atmosphere and staff! Our server was very attentive as were the bussers and runners! Great ambiance and experience overall. Definitely coming back to explore more of the menuRead more
139 people mentioned the Pisco Sour
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Capri Ristorante - Burr Ridge

$$$$·Italian·
Burr Ridge
2,104 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Friendly environment, great food.
Best Food in West Suburbs
37 people mentioned the Calamari
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Little Goat

$$$$·American·
West Loop
5,003 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
Very creative yet approachable menu. Loved the club sandwich and smoked fries. Husband love the Indian inspired burrito.
Great for Brunch in Chicago / Illinois
108 people mentioned the French Toast
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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - South Barrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Barrington
5,827 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Great for Lunch
Great lunch, fast service. Could have a business lunch in an hour if you want to.
Contemporary American in Chicago / Illinois
39 people mentioned the Calamari
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Band of Bohemia

$$$$·Brewery·
Lincoln Square
588 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
9 people mentioned the Smoked Sturgeon
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Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago

$$$$·Steak·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
6,801 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Always great!
Special Occasion in Chicago
72 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Beatrix - River North

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
3,976 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Beatrix is my go to,meet up place.The cocktails selection and food are delicious as well as creative.We sat at our table and were never rushed as my friend and I visited.
107 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
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Cafe Touche

$$$$·Bistro·
Edison Park
670 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Had a Delicious meal and cocktails for good valve Valet parking was great
9 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Atwater's in The Herrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
835 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
Great experience and excellent food.
Best Ambiance in Chicago / Illinois
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gamba Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Merrillville, IN
728 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fantastic!!! Food outstanding and the ambiance was perfect.
Best Ambiance in Chicago / Illinois
10 people mentioned the Gambas

RL Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
6,255 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Great for Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
Always a perfect lunch spot!
Great for Brunch in Chicago / Illinois
113 people mentioned the Dover Sole
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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.
22 people mentioned the Tamal
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Prime & Provisions Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
3,425 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Excellent food, service is friendly and fabulous. Perfect ambiance for a nice meal and conversation with that special someone in your life.
64 people mentioned the Bacon Appetizer
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Antico Posto

$$$$·Italian·
Oak Brook
3,236 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Outstanding eggplant parmigiana, red blend wine, service
Best Overall in West Suburbs
111 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Emilio's Tapas - Hillside

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Hillside
1,593 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
We love Emillios. Great food. We have been going there for thirty years plus!
138 people mentioned the Sangria
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Niche Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
1,441 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
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
32 people mentioned the Cotton Candy
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Summer House Santa Monica

$$$$·American·
Lincoln Park
5,102 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Phenomenal place to eat!
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
93 people mentioned the Monica
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Riccardo Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Lincoln Park
2,168 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
I had an amazing experience, excellent food, authentic quality, great wine selection. To check out my meal head to @foodiecaitlineats on Instagram.
Italian in Chicago / Illinois
39 people mentioned the Calamari
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Passero

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Arlington Heights
985 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
The waiter was very informative on the Menu and helped us decide. All choices were excellent
16 people mentioned the Chop Salad
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Montarra

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Algonquin
2,524 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Celebrating birthdays. Everything was good - service, ambiance, food, . . .
46 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Quality Crab & Oyster Bah

$$$$·Seafood·
Lincoln Park
1,574 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
The service is always outstanding at this restaurant. As usual, the food was delicious.
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
40 people mentioned the Coconut Cake

Duck Inn

$$$$·American·
Bridgeport
1,397 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Duck INN is one of the few good restaurants in the Bridgeport area. Not the biggest menu but what they have is always good. Plus the duck is always a good choice. Drinks a bit eRead more
American in Chicago / Illinois
77 people mentioned the Rotisserie Duck
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Fresco at the Gardens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rockford
364 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
a wonderful respite from walking the beautiful Anderson garden's...great food!
Great for Brunch in Chicago / Illinois
1 people mentioned the Berry Salad
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