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Petterino's

4.5
7536 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Seafood, Steak
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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
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Phone number
(312) 422-0150
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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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!
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Private party contact
Pamela Wilson: (312) 422-0150
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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
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Randolph
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Parking details
Valet is complimentary for diners after 7:00 pm.
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Entertainment
MONDAY NIGHT LIVE. Every Monday night from 7:30pm - 10:00pm, enjoy live performances from Chicago's very own talented stars.
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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/
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 7536 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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4.5
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ScotO 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

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

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BarbaraJB 
4.0  Dined 3 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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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
3.0  Dined 3 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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Birthdaygrrl (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 3 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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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

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

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RickP (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

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

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined 4 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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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Husband and I went with friends who had been there before. One friend recommended the Chicken Pot Pie, which she referred to as "semi-deconstructed with puff pastry", which was exactly what it was, and soooooo good!! Husband had a sausage and rigatoni dish that was also delicious. Great wine selection also. The Prix Fixe menu was very reasonably priced and the portions were regular to large (esp. peppermint ice cream for dessert!!) Service was great and friendly, she asked up front if we were going to the play next door (which we were) so it was nice to know she was on top of that. Overall, excellent experience!!

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SusanJ 
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

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

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Suee (Chicago)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

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

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WIDGET (Chicago)
5.0  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

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Teal (Chicago)
4.0  Dined 5 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.

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AvidDiner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 5 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.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Great food. Extraordinary service. Hostess was incredible.

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Bigbobcons (Chicago)
4.0  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.

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Robert (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

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

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HeyJude (Chicago)
4.0  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.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  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!

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vipDiner (Chicago)
2.0  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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vipMNwonder (Chicago)
5.0  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.

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