Chef Noah is a genius . Amazing food amazing presentation. Very welcoming
A well rounded experience from the pre dining texts to excellent support staff and cuisine. The wine pairings were delightful. The 13 menu items were creative. We were preplay but everything was timed perfectly including the taxi and we made it there with no issues. Thank you to the entire team for making the evening a memorable experience.
It was an amazing foody moment !
Our best experience about food !
The waiters were so great !!
One word for Oriole: Amazing!
Great service food was awesome couldn’t find a bad thing to say if I tried
Spectacular service and food
Oriole is one of the best restaurants in Chicago with a stellar tasting menu, marvelous service and an elegant dining room that exudes ambience. Bring a high-dollar credit card to be able to depart with cash left in your pocket.
Our experience was superb. Every component of the 13-course tasting menu was both creative and delicious. The service was beyond outstanding. Each of the several servers was willing to take a moment for friendly conversation. Attention to detail was jaw-dropping. When the servers noted that my wife is left-handed, the, without comment, arranged the cutlery to reflect it. At the end of the meal we were presented with printed menus. On my wife's, one item differed from mine---she avoids oysters and the souvenir reflected the substitution. The price was steep, but absolutely worth it. I hope that we will visit many times in the future.
Food was amazing! Every course was better than the last. Additionally the service was top-notch as they were incredibly attentive without being overbearing. They really went above and beyond to make our night special.
We were very excited to try Oriole after a friend recommended it. It does not disappoint! Several days before the reservation they texted me asking for dietary restrictions. I can't eat gluten, dairy, or egg. I was prepared to "cheat" or give some of my courses to my husband. However, most of the dishes did not need adjustment and for some they created a new dish just for me that looked exactly like the "normal" one. And everything was delicious!! Great service, great attention to detail, and most importantly really really great food. I highly recommend this place.
The 2nd best meal I have had in my life. Deeply imaginative. Will go again and again.
A fantastic tasting menu that makes sure to place deliciousness above all. While there is certainly a lot of creativity, they don't over do it and wind up with dishes that are more "interesting" than delicious. The meal is well paced and the service is seamless.
Amazing. Absolutely outstanding - everything was perfect, well balanced. Can’t wait to go back!
Oriole was a revelation. Excellent service/ambiance/food. Definitely a place that impresses.
Food only rivaled by the service
Everything was perfect from walking through the old freight elevator to the bathrooms- we couldn’t have asked for a better experience. They have really thought of it all and you can tell the care and quality that goes into everything. The food and drinks were perfectly balanced- every bite was mesmerizing!
Wow effect when stepping into the restaurant. They do great. Warm greeting before starting dinner.
Excellent menu throughout with outstanding wine pairing.
Cleanliness. When you go to the restroom it seems that nobody has used if before.
To be observed:
One of the courses was little bit salty to our palate.
Some of the staff/team could care a little bit more about their suits.
Summarizing, we will certainly plan another dining experience at Oriole. We do recommend Oriole. Thank you all.
My boyfriend treated me to dinner here for our second anniversary. About halfway through this meal became the best meal of our lives - from the thoughtful and creative dishes - as well as a butter poached king crab bite that I would eat over and over if I could - to the beautifully attentive service, it’s easy to see why Oriole has two Michelin stars. The desserts are in a category of their own with a melt-in-your-mouth croissant and a delicate bite of creme brûlée in the form of a one-bite ice cream cone. Noah Sandoval certainly knows what he’s doing - no question about it. The added touches of a card signed by staff, personalized menu as a keepsake and dessert to go made our anniversary that much more special. This restaurant is definitely going to be a Chicago mainstay.
Sad to say this experience did not meet expectations for a highly praised restaurant. Staff was friendly and professional. One major issue was the seating. Tables are close together along banquette. The host seated another group immediately next to us when the remainder of restaurant was still wide open. Why not spread the seatings out better along the wall? The food was not consistently exceptional. Some dishes were excellent, but others were mediocre. The most disappointing aspects of the menus were the variety and portions. Personally, we didn't feel there were enough savory dishes and there were too many sweet dishes. Also, we were still hungry after the meal. Value was very poor. We didn't enjoy the wine pairings either. Too many 'non-wine' pairings and sweet wines. This was not a good experience at all relative to other Michelin Star restaurants.
From the rsv check in and opening cocktail offered prior to entering the dining room, the experience started off well and simply became better, and better with each course. Well educated, extremely professional and welcoming staff , led by an extremely innovative chef. We shall definitely be back, and I hope sooner than later,...
One of the best meals I have ever had. Very special and comfortable. I highly recommend the splurge. I’m alredy hoping I cm go back some day.
My girlfriend and I were in town for the week and decided to stop by, nonetheless the restaurant exceeded any expectation we had. The food was a journey for the palette and the ambiance was lively and friendly with excellent service.
One of the most fabulous dinners we have had ever! Even made a reservation to return before we left the restaurant. Food was creative, outstanding flavors and beautifully presented. Service was impeccable. Thank you!
The best meal I've had in Chicago. Every course was delicious and the pairings were perfect. The service was thoughtful and relaxed. Even the bathrooms were refreshed after every use. The atmosphere is understated and beautiful. I hope to go again for the new Spring menu!
Unbelievable experience. Every dish was simply amazing. Its very expensive but definitely worth it!
Unbelievable, superb execution of eco ic ingredients,!flawless services perfect dining experience
One of the finest meals I have ever had. Everything was perfect. Stunning restaurant.
Our experience with the food pairing and wine was amazing and the service was exceptional
Among my favorite restaurants in Chicago. This is the benchmark for every Michelin star rated restaurant that I visit.
i went to celebrate my my sons birthday since he wanted to eat there .probably he heard a lot of hype about this place .When you spent close to 1400 dollars for 4 people in an old building with a dilapidated old elevator as an entrance , naturally i expected a birthday candle with a wish for my son with a small cake at least . I have tasted better food than this food before . some of the waiters were great I ate at EL ideas last month and their food was phenomenal and service was great . I would definitely think twice before booking places like this
Phenomenal experience! Every dish was awesome and desserts were amazing
Amazing attentive service. Staff extremely well trained and educated. Every detail was spot on! Even down to writing a happy Birthday salutation to me on our menu.
Best meal I’ve had in Chicago! ...probably best meal and dinning experience I’ve ever had, come to think of it. I will definitely be back. All staff was genuine, humble, and welcoming. The Chef presences was outstanding! Four of our courses were introduced by either Chef Noah, Genie and the Sous Chef - very nice touch!
Amazing food and service. Worth every penny. We had a lovely anniversary dinner and each person made us feel very special.
Food was excellent! However, since I am a food blogger, I love to take photos of food, but the light was very dim and when I decided to use flash to take photos I was told not to. But other than that, the service, food, and ambiance was great! By far, favorite meal in Chicago
Absolutely phenomenal experience. From the moment we entered, we were greeted with impeccable service coupled with an unmatched combination of culinary feats and well paired drinks. Oriole is a must for special occasions; we expected great food and service and not only were our expectations met and exceeded, but we were also blown away by the top notch attention to detail during each aspect of the evening. Bravo Oriole, bravo. Truly deserving of all accolades.
OMG phenomenal experience all around...food, beverage pairings, service, ambience. Absolutely loved our dinner and can’t wait to return!
Fabulous dining experience and excellent service.
Excellent service, great tasting food, can see the kitchen from every seat.
A wonderful 14 course tasting menu with perfectly paired wines and cocktails.
The ambience was ideal for the experience - quiet, warm and inviting.
The service was exceptional and kind.
Each course was unique with flavor and texture that made you savor each bite.
The wines and cocktails accentuated the taste of each course in a way that seemed amazing.
Very unique presentations for each course added to the visual appeal.
Highly recommended, but be prepared for the cost - $$
We will very much look forward to dining here again.