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About Petterino's

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.

150 North Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60601
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Dark Theatre Hours though September 19:

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday: 4:00pm - 9:00 pm, Monday - Saturday: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 7:30 pm

Cross Street:
Randolph

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 422-0150

Website:
http://www.petterinos.com/

Entertainment:
MONDAY NIGHT LIVE. Every Monday night from 7:30pm - 10:00pm, enjoy live performances from Chicago's very own talented stars.

Catering:
Petterino's offers office catering, let us do all the work in making your next group lunch or dinner at work a hit! http://www.petterinos.com/store/catering.html

Parking Details:
Valet is complimentary for diners after 7:00 pm.

Private Party Facilities:
Plan your next event where Chicago's liveliest people--theatre-goers, business execs, politicians, and other tastemakers--love to go: Petterino's! Its handsome private rooms are the perfect place for hosting holiday parties, as well as pre-theatre, corporate, and social receptions for parties from 20 to 350.

Petterino's private vip entrance leads to exclusive, luxuriously decorated party rooms, where festivities include an unusually broad selection of cocktails and extensive wine list. Finish your event on a sweet note with a lavish, complimentary dessert table arrayed with colorful, scrumptious treats.

Then contact our special-events team and they'll see to it that your next big function truly memorable.

And remember! When you're looking for take-out foods for work or home, we can provide those, too!

Private Party Contact:
Pamela Wilson: (312) 422-0150

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Petterino’s Parties reflects a warm and sophisticated club-like atmosphere. We specialize in pre-theatre receptions, dinners, and more. Contact Pamela Wilson at pwilson@leye.com or fill out a party inquiry form here: http://www.petterinos.com/private-parties/

Petterino's Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

service

4.5

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4.5

value

4.2

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Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (231)
Special Occasion (144)
Good for a Date (115)
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Good for Birthdays (98)
Great for Lunch (95)
Good for Anniversaries (91)
Good for Groups (77)
Business Meals (72)
Casual (72)
Comfort Food (64)
Neighborhood Gem (58)
Bar Seating (56)
Cozy (55)
People Watching (53)
Authentic (53)
Fun (52)
Romantic (47)
Worth the Drive (45)
Sunday Lunch (39)
Fit for Foodies (38)
Hot Spot (34)
Quiet Conversation (33)
Happy Hour (29)
Seasonal (27)
Notable Wine List (26)
Vibrant Bar Scene (26)
Creative Cuisine (25)
Handcrafted Cocktails (23)
Kid-friendly (21)
Quick Bite (17)
Gluten Free Options (15)
Great for Brunch (13)
Late-night Find (12)
Great Beer (10)
Local Ingredients (9)
Afternoon Coffee (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Afternoon Tea (7)
Healthy (7)
Scenic View (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Disabled Access (4)
Vegan (2)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Service was excellent! Food was satisfying. Water glass was never empty. Just steps from our hotel Cambria in the theater district.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion
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·Dined 2 days ago

A very lively established CHICAGO restaurant that allows one to step back in time and enjoy the dining experience of yesteryear and the who's who of Chicago by admiring the caricatures on the walls. It offers some old favorites along with new and interesting plating. Ideal and most convenient spot for those who attend the theater. The waiters understand time constraints and are truly professional and well trained. Enjoy the pre-fixe menu and the large selection of beverage offerings.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Service was slow, which got frustrating as the evening went on. Food was good — just good. Desserts were very good. For the money, I’m not sure I’d return.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

We were attending the theater and had dinner before our show. It was very good, I had the Prix Fixe menu (which is a very good variety and large portions) and my boyfriend ordered steak from the regular menu. Everything was delicious, we love the ambience & will definitely return!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

The food and the service was excellent. I would recommend this restaurant to all my friends.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Afternoon Tea, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

This place was great as always - try the brussel sprouts they are amazing

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Seemed to be a popular place for pre-theater dinner. Asked for plates to be boxed up due to the large portions, but they accidentally threw them out. We had to wait for them to remake new half orders of our entrees again.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Prompt but not friendly service. Got the job done. Food was good. Great before the show.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Great for lunch, dinner and the food is always very good!!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Took my daughter for lunch and the theater. Our server was exceptional! Terrific at being there when needed and taking care of us but not interupting our conversation. Was a wonderful day downtown. Used their valet parking. A wonderful gentleman took care if parking our car and told me exactly where it was being parked, and actually brought the keys inside to our table. I highly recommend Petterino's for any occassion

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Pwttirinos is a good dining choice in general, but especially if you are going to one of the very nearby theaters, as I was. The white fish was excellent.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

Service was excellent, staff very attentive and professional. I chose the rainbow trout, which was very delicious. My friend and I visit Petterino’s often before our Goodman subscription evenings. We both highly recommend this unique, delightful dining spot located at the center of Chicago’s vibrant theatre district downtown.

Tags: Happy Hour, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Authentic, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Business Meals
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food. Extraordinary service. Hostess was incredible.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Petterino's is usually so-so, but next door to the Goodman Theatre. This time, however, the food was outstanding and we hope it signals a permanent improvement, because it's in the perfect location, and it has a very good menu.

Service was fair, which matches the staff having to deal with the crazy rush of pre-Goodman eaters, followed by a super slowdown.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Friendly staff, very clean and comfortable. food was excellent!!

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Tea, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Good for a Date, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Petterino's is our go-to place for dinner and discussion after a Goodman matinee. Convenient to the theater, you don't even have to go outside. The super club decor and menu are very nice. You can always find something you like on the menu. Cocktail and wine list are good too.

Tags: Authentic, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 2018

SUPER SERVICE...made to feel welcome as soon as we walked in the door. Fun to sit at bar while waiting for table. Great wine options...dinner was YUMMY! Every dish was fresh, tasty, perfectly seasoned. Plenty of veggie options, chef is very accommodating.

Relaxing evening...even though they were crowded, we never felt rushed. Plenty of time to linger over dessert and coffee!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 2018

we were there for a pre-show brunch. We were told the kitchen is slow on the brunch menu. We had soup and salad instead, which was very mediocre.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Have never been disappointed at Petterino's. This was our 1st brunch experience. Their rendition of crab cakes benedict was outstanding. The choose your own ingredient omelette was also quite good. They didn't forget that it was the birthday of one of our small group and presented her with birthday dessert options. Appreciated the never ending cups of hot chocolate.

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We had a delicious meal and our service was great! I highly recommend Petterino’s and our server, Jose. Loved the ambiance as well.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Just wish it was easier to get in for pre-play meals!! Great food and service!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 10, 2018

I've dined at Peterino's a handful of times and have always enjoyed the experience. It's so wonderfully located in the theatre district -- it's perfect for a pre-theatre meal. This time, though, the vote was split on the food. My companion loved the crusted tilapia and it looked wonderful. I ordered the country pasta dish and it was horribly salty. The waiter took it back without hesitation and told me that the chef agreed with me. I then ordered the second pasta dish on the menu and, although it wasn't heavily over-salted, I didn't care much for this dish either. It was supposed to contain Italian sausage, and it did, in granular amounts -- a pretty pedestrian dish. But I ate if dutifully. Lesson for me: Order something other than pasta next time. There are many very good dishes on the menu. Plus the atmosphere and service are terrific. See how many caricatures on the walls you can identify.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Not very welcoming, mediocre food and service...
definitely not the usual LUEY standard! It is a shame...
Arrival and hostess most amateurish ..no real management

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Delicious salmon. Thought the scallop special awfully pricey for three scallops on the plate.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Love the food and service. We always get the homemade pasta with bolognese sauce. It is the best sauce in the city! We also really enjoy the chocolate mouse cake for dessert! Very decadent! We make it a point to get a reservation every other week.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Petterino's was so accommodating. We were stuck in traffic and had to push back our reservation by a half hour. Not only did they do that for us, but still got us out on time for the play we were going to see in a little over an hour. Our server made the experience so pleasant. The food was fantastic and every table was taken by 6 pm and you could still hear your party. This was important as some of our diners were older and can't hear so much in restaurants that are busy and active!

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Love the pre fix menu. Perfect for before or after the theater.

Tags: Happy Hour, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Fun, Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Just a great spot to eat at before or after going to the theatre in Chicago. Love it

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 7, 2018

The service is amazing. The food is delicious. I had the Tomato Bisque Soup. It was superior. The Filet Mignon Sliders are a cut above. Tender and delicious. Will go back very soon!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Great food and service . Chocolate cake outstanding.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Always an easy and convenient pick for Goodman pre theater
I had made the reservation far in advance knowing how those or show seats fill up early
When we arrived w were told we had to wait 15 minutes for our table In the main dining room
The hostess staff was annoyed and not attentive.
The service was below par and our drinks orders and simple extra requests were not promptly acknowledged.
Our dinner was average.
It was super bowl Sunday, the staff seemed like they would rather have been at a party with friends and that the diners were an I convenience.
Oh well....it’s still the easiest Goodman option , but Sunday night was not Petterino’s best performance.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Our usual meeting place before the play. Waiters are friendly and quick. Food is good, just a little overpriced for the quality.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Always a good time and meal is delicious.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great place, excelent food! I recommend it, for sure!!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 3, 2018

This restaurant did exactly what we wanted it to do. Good food, good Steakhouse atmosphere and an overall good experience.

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Even though we allowed 2 hrs for a pre dinner before theater, service was SO rushed that we weren’t able to enjoy. I felt like I was at a fast food restaurant

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent food and meal. Nice service. Posters on wall and people watching possibilities.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Fun, Casual, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We usually eat here before going to the theater. Great valet service and live their food.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Waiter staff was very accommodating. They moved us to a new table due to my friend’s problem with hearing.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

I really enjoy going to Petterino’s. I fol is always great. Th service is fantastic the make a super cosmopolitan. Love their homemade crackers. Their stuffed mushrooms are to die for

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Great Beer, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion
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