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)
3,812 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
I wish I could give 6 stars. Above and beyond each time
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago
24 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gibsons Italia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
1,476 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
Excellent, will return back very soon!
93% recommended
Scenic View in Chicago / Illinois
5 people mentioned the Crab Bisque
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Maple & Ash

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
3,451 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Food and service was absolutely perfect
100% recommended
Best Overall 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 Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Authentic
Best restaurant in Chicago. Hands down.
48 people mentioned the Pita
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NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Oakbrook

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Oak Brook
270 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Quiet Conversation
The Cafe was the perfect place for a ladies luncheon. Very enjoyable and great service!
98% recommended
39 people mentioned the Popovers
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Somerset

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,558 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
The food was delicious. Wonderful experience with staff. Very nice setting. Will recommend to all my friends.
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

$$$$·Seafood·
River North (Chicago)
13,915 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Quality fantastic
96% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
1,250 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Duck Duck Goat

$$$$·Chinese·
West Loop
3,535 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Hot Spot
Amazing food and service. This is my favorite restaurant in Chicago!
93% recommended
154 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Bellemore

$$$$·American·
West Loop
1,222 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
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
92% recommended
31 people mentioned the Oyster Pie
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Osteria Langhe

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Square
1,131 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • 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.
100% recommended
21 people mentioned the Panna Cotta
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Maple Tree Inn

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Homewood
1,489 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Maple Tree was great, it was just too cold. Looking forward to eating indoors again!
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in South Suburbs
14 people mentioned the Jambalaya
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Beatrix - Fulton Market

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

Gyu-Kaku - Chicago, IL | West Loop

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Loop
643 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Great time & great food! Perfect date night!
90% recommended
Healthy in Chicago
8 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Eden

$$$$·American·
West Loop
842 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
It was magical 🤍
100% recommended
11 people mentioned the Tagliatelle
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Coda Di Volpe

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
1,203 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
A wonderful experience for the food, wine and fantastic service.
100% recommended
20 people mentioned the Arugula Salad
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Vie

$$$$·American·
Western Springs
2,047 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
96% recommended
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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The Capital Grille - Chicago - Lombard

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lombard
3,913 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Never a bad experience at Capital Grille. The food is BEYOND excellent. Krissy our server was attentive, funny, and knew how to sell us on everything. I NEVER get tired of my exRead more
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
48 people mentioned the Calamari

Frankie's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Tinley Park
2,184 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Everything was fabulous as usual. It’s hard to decide what to order because everything is so good. They offer a variety of options for those who observe Lent and for those with fooRead more
99% 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
828 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
Always great food and service!
27 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Eddie V's - Chicago

$$$$·Seafood·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
2,909 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Our waiter "stella" was great.. great personality and very knowledgeable on the drinks and food
89% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
85 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Beatrix - Streeterville

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,732 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
Our waitperson was very attentive. She kept my coffee cup full which made me very happy
83% recommended
28 people mentioned the Caramel Pie

1913 Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$$$·American·
Roselle
734 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
I love 1913. The food is consistently delicious, the service is excellent, and the staff is knowledgeable and kind. Always a great night out!
96% recommended
American in Chicago / Illinois
9 people mentioned the Short Rib

Zia's Lago Vista

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
456 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
Had an amazing time, service was good. Kevin took care of us. Will definitely be back.
93% recommended
12 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas

Bar Siena

$$$$·Italian·
West Loop
1,900 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
Lovey atmosphere for a dinner out for a mother daughter date!
91% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
38 people mentioned the Short Rib Lasagna
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RPM Italian

$$$$·Italian·
Chicago
11,497 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
For obvious reasons we could not make it to the reservation but we did order RPM thorugh Doordash and it was still very good.
100% recommended
296 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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Tanta

$$$$·Peruvian·
River North (Chicago)
3,216 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
10/10 experience. Loved the food, drinks and enthusiastic service. Happy to be dining out again and enjoying delicious fresh food and new cuisine. Support local and check out TantaRead more
97% recommended
139 people mentioned the Pisco Sour
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Capri Ristorante - Burr Ridge

$$$$·Italian·
Burr Ridge
1,859 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Amazing/authentic food. Gorgeous ambience. Exceptional service from start to finish. By far the best 5 star in all SW suburbs of Chicago.
99% recommended
Best Value in West Suburbs
37 people mentioned the Calamari
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Little Goat

$$$$·American·
West Loop
4,745 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
Friendly and clean. Helpful service and the food had exceeded our expectations for a mid morning meal. Our food came hot and prompt. Driving in from the stateline area I thought iRead more
97% recommended
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
5,176 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Our birthday lunch for my friend was wonderful. Jordan was our server and he was amazing. His personality is great. His service was top notch. Years ago when I was in the restauranRead more
98% recommended
Contemporary American in Chicago / Illinois
39 people mentioned the Calamari
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Band of Bohemia

$$$$·Brewery·
Ravenswood
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
93% recommended
9 people mentioned the Smoked Sturgeon
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Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago

$$$$·Steak·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
6,755 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
My fiancé and I went to Gibson’s for his birthday. The food was delicious, the staff was courteous and knowledgable, and our table was far enough away from others that we felt comRead more
100% recommended
72 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Beatrix - River North

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
3,706 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
The coffee was amazing, the service was top notch and was very attentive! I will definitely be back for more coffee because it was so good! The omelette was really good and didn’t Read more
92% recommended
107 people mentioned the Caramel Pie

Cafe Touche

$$$$·Bistro·
Edison Park
498 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
We had an excellent dinner the other night. Friendly and prompt service. Great cocktails and wine selection. Escargot was amazing. Super bread with salted butter. Food outstanRead more
95% recommended
9 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Atwater's in The Herrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
723 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
We have eaten at Atwater's a few times and the food continues to improve. We highly recommend it.
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Chicago / Illinois
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gamba Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Merrillville, IN
659 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful dinner, wonderful service from the lovely Maria. It was our first time but it won't be our last! Had the duck breast, chicken scallopini, and chocolate hazelnut cheesecakRead more
92% recommended
Best Overall in Northwest Indiana
10 people mentioned the Gambas

RL Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
6,276 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great! Food was 100% as well as the service. The burger was AMAZING
99% recommended
American 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.
94% recommended
22 people mentioned the Tamal
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Prime & Provisions Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
2,919 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Excellent service! Loved our server. The steaks and sides were amazing. I tried the non-alcoholic spirits and was kind of disappointed. Overall, very good experience.
88% recommended
64 people mentioned the Bacon Appetizer
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Antico Posto

$$$$·Italian·
Oak Brook
2,807 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Good for Anniversaries
Loved the opportunity to try different wines with the 3oz option at half the 6oz price
100% recommended
111 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Emilio's Tapas - Hillside

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Hillside
1,597 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
We love Emillios. Great food. We have been going there for thirty years plus!
100% recommended
138 people mentioned the Sangria
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Niche Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
1,454 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
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
100% recommended
32 people mentioned the Cotton Candy
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Summer House Santa Monica

$$$$·American·
Lincoln Park
4,498 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Jaqueline did a great job taking care of us.
91% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
93 people mentioned the Monica
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Riccardo Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Lincoln Park
2,055 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Food was excellent. Service was great and food arrived very quickly. Everything also felt very clean and tables were seated distantly from one another. Will definitely be back!
94% recommended
Italian in Chicago
39 people mentioned the Calamari
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Passero

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Arlington Heights
984 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
The waiter was very informative on the Menu and helped us decide. All choices were excellent
97% recommended
16 people mentioned the Chop Salad
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Montarra

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Algonquin
2,564 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
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
1,400 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great oysters. Very comparable to east coast as far as quality. Service was good as well!
92% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
40 people mentioned the Coconut Cake

Duck Inn

$$$$·American·
Bridgeport
1,234 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Wonderful date spot! On the pricier side but the cocktails are awesome and the food is delicious.
96% recommended
77 people mentioned the Rotisserie Duck
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Fresco at the Gardens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rockford
307 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
This is a must stop if you are in Rockford. We pass through every year on the way to Galena and always stop here to eat. We would not eat anywhere else. Everyone is friendly andRead more
96% recommended
1 people mentioned the Berry Salad
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