Petterino's

4.5
8664 reviews
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Located in Chicago’s exciting theatre district, in the city’s “Loop” area, Petterino’s offers prime steaks, fresh seafood and classic specialties. Featuring a 1940’s style look, with original drawings of actors who have performed in Chicago, Petterino’s celebrates the Golden Age of Glamour and the Theatre while offering delicious cuisine with a full menu of favorites from tomato bisque soup to a shrimp de jonghe to fettuccine alberto.

Pre-theatre and after work specials are available daily. Petterino's location is ideal for business lunches as well as a break from shopping or touring in the nearby State Street and Millennium Park venues. Pre-theatre diners have the option of leaving their car with Petterino's while they attend the show and can then pick it up after the performance is completed.
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Columbus
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our 10 year wedding anniversary and they congratulated us at the door, offered complementary Prosecco and our dessert plate had Happy Anniversary and our waiter lit two candles and took our picture for us. We really enjoyed everything and can’t thank them enough

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k
Chicago
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It wasn't good, it was great. very enjoyable. outstanding menu and wonderful service. highly recommend for an evening at the theater.

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AT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great meal and the wait staff is excellent. They provided service to allow us to enjoy our meal and make it to the theater in ample time. I would highly recommend Petterino's.

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BI
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

For business lunches, they do a nice job in keeping the pace of service to allow for a reasonable period of time. The food is usually of good quality.

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LB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Made reservation for 2 for early lunch. Table waiting for us. Server came immediately. Brought our cocktails & after telling him we had plenty of time, allowed us time to enjoy our drinks before returning to take our orders. Food then came quickly and was delicious. Busy place but we did not feel rushed at all. Excellent service and food. We’ll be back!

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DA
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The attention from the waiter was the best aspect of the dinner. Waiter was always present but never intrusive. In spite of the room being full, we found it easy to talk without shouting. Very important.

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GG
Chicago
42 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always Petterino’s is a great place for dinner but especially for Monday Night Live we had a wonderful time the service & food was good and friendly

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M
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent brunch

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l
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch before Goodman performance. Manager was very helpful in getting our food delivered in a timely manner.

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CS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was very good and the cost was reasonable. Daniel, our server, was excellent.

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N
Chicago
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tonight was "dinner and a movie" night for my husband and I. Starting at Petterino's, Our reservation was for 7:30pm and we had been running a little late because of traffic. I had called around 7:15pm to let the host know and it was not a problem at all. We were seated immediately. I ordered my favorite, the blueberry lemontini it was delicious as always. My glass was COVERED rim to base in sugar so it was kind of messy to drink, but still delicious and my husband ordered an old fashion. For dinner i had your 6oz. Filet w/ homemade tots, it was cooked a perfect medium rare and my husband ordered the Chopped Salad which was equally as scrumptious. To end our dining experience we downed a couple extra more cocktails. LOL From the host to our waiter, to the cooks that prepared our entrees, to the bartender that poured our drinks. Everything was spectacular! We got married downstairs 5 years ago and every time come back, we get to relive that romantic night all over again. You guys make it so special for us. Thank you, to each and everyone of you. You guys are amazing

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J
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic food, diligent and friendly service. Tables felt a little close together at times, but it didn't lessen our experience.

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EM
Chicago
26 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Awesome food & Service

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LW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The food was very good and the service was great. Everything was organized to get people going to the theater there on time. Very pleasant way to start the theater going evening.

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s
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The location is great. the people who work there are exceptional. My son accidentally left a briefcase there, and they carefully hunted me down to ask whether anyone in our party had left something there. In other words, they were incredibly helpful and yet careful about security. On top of that our server had great advice when we ordered. Thank you Petterino's!

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t
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always busy always friendly always delicious always fun! Had the specials and peppermint ice cream sundae for dessert. Omg

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KG
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great wait staff!!! The manager was very attentive.

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CA
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I always enjoy Petterinos. Sometimes I wish it was open later.

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R
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

A decent place to go for a good meal.

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m
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Outstanding service. Seats are too close together. My husband's entrée came out cold.

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m
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Perfect spot for business lunch. Will go back

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BW
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Petterino's never disappoints. It's the perfect place to dine pre-theatre.

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RF
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to the restaurant before the Goodman. Service was timely and the food was great. Really enjoyed the house salad and the filet was just right for me. Definitely recommend.

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JK
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

When we go to the theater this is our place to dine.

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JW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love Petterinos and most of the Lettuce Entertain you restaurants. Food is always exceptional. Ambience and service unequaled. Have been to Petterino’s many times and took my niece there and she loved it also.

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JH
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Nice restaurant to go to for lunch before a play at the Goodman. The food is consistent and the service is always friendly and efficient.

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KH
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Came here for brunch before a show. We ended up sitting in bar area (we were early for our reservation) I was pleasantly surprised they had plenty of servers / bartenders. Food was outstanding as always!

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SM
Chicago
74 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Very good fish

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 1ambience 4

Our waiter was not accommodating at all. He needs to find a job he is happy in!

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SB
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The front desk personnel was training, but very conscientious and courteous in seating us in a timely
fashion. All personnel seemed very attentive about assuring we wouldn't be late if we were going to the theathre. Food and beverages were very good and refilled often. We would definitely do it again!

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CS
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

They accommodated us even though we were 30 minutes late due to traffic.

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F
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fancy place with really good food. Interesting charcatures of famous people, some autographed.

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EW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great service and good food and drinks!

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CC
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was fabulous. We waited only a few minutes once we arrived (we had made reservations). Service was fast but not rushed.

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IR
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 2

I have been to Petterino's before with a group of friends and other times with 4 of us. On this occasion there were only 2 of us and we were seated along a wall of tables for 2. One sitting in a chair, one on a bench seat. The table are very close together, so you are hearing the people on both sides of you. Coats,
purses, bags are in their space or their belongings are in your space, however you want to look at it.

The food was also disappointing. Asked for steak medium and it was well done. There was no pink at all,
almost to the point of being beyond well done! Very disappointed in the food. Not up to the usual standards.

Also the valet was late in arriving at 5:00. Time is of the essence when planning dinner and a show. After the show, we waited close to 45 minutes for the car to be brought to us and then the valet took the keys with him and had to wait for him to find them.

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G
Chicago
77 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We were brought to our table immediately upon arrival. Our server was Daniel who did a great job even though the dining room was very full. Our food was very good, and the portions were large enough to have leftovers to take home. I was especially please with the daily special salmon cakes which were moist and served with a fresh tasting cucumber slaw.

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MW
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

John was a fantastic waiter. We had a wonderful meal and many laughs with him.

Thank you,

Matt

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A
Chicago
27 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We enjoyed our pre-theater dinner at Petterino’s. I enjoyed the Alaskan Halibut while my friends tried the pasta and chicken Parmesan. The atmosphere is lively. The cream of Mushroom soup was delicious. Our sever was very attentive and knowledgeable. We had a nice meal.

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OT
Chicago
38 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good food, nice service and good value. Not gourmet, but all very tasty except the coffee. Coffee needs work!
I paid the waitress ‘s tip with gift cards. She came back and a &25 gift card was missing. I gave her another one. When I got home there was a phonecall from Petterino’s that the “missing” $25 card was found and it will be mailed to me. Pretty nice!

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K
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

the ambience was second to none, service was spectacular, drinks were out of this world, three Floyd's on tap, we sat @ the bar and ate calamari, and shrimp cocktail

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