A downtown Chicago restaurant that offers sumptuous American cuisine featuring small bites and large plate menus. Located near the Magnificent Mile, the bistro setting of the seating area belies the superb fare on offer, which incorporates a vast range of tastes to suit every palate. Elegant yet simple dishes are presented for breakfast and lunch, such as soups, salads, pastas and sandwiches. Seasonal menus are offered featuring fresh and local ingredients.
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International, Dining Bar, Tapas / Small Plates
Hours of operation
Nix Breakfast: Daily: 6:30am - 11:00am; Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:00pm Martini Bar Lunch And Dinner 11:00am -10:30pm
The waiter had very little knowledge of the menu and it was very challenging to get him to accommodate my child who was dining with us. Additionally, the duck dumplings were served very cold (almost frozen ) and were inedible. I do not recommend eating here.
There is little about this place worth talking about. If you stay at the Knickerbocker as we did and its raining out like it did for us then ok go for breakfast. If you can go out then do yourself a favor and do it.
Nix has outstanding service. Our group meets there once a month. The waiters are welcoming and efficient. They remember our favorites. The menu changes often so there frequently is something new to try. The plates are attractively arranged. The food is good. The price is moderate. The small room at the rear of the restaurant is excellent for a group. New décor makes the restaurant cheery and clean looking.
In the historic Knickerbocker hotel, Nix had excellent service, a nice menu with a good balance of new twists on satisfying classics. They serve a proper (gin) martini in a relaxing setting with great people watching. Would definitely go back.
My steak was too small and not that great for the price charged. My friends salmon wasn't even cooked. When it was cooked properly it was perfect, but I was done with my dinner. Wouldn't go back again. All employees were very courteous and friendly though.
This was our first trip to the Nix Restaurant, and the food was great. Perfect comfort food for a cold Chicago night. The service was very attentive as well. Very nice place, we will dine there in the future.
Jazz Pianist plays Friday through Saturday from 5:00pm- 8:00pm. Jazz Trio plays Friday Nights 9:00pm-12:00pm Flamenco Guitarist play Thursday from 6-9pm Please call ahead schedules vary based on seasons
Valet parking available
Busline 151, 147, 146. Walking distance to Chicago Red Line Stop.
Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine