Great food and service!
Great food and ambiance!
everything was Amazing
Food was great and flavorful. The waitress was kind and thoughtful and didn't rush us and always had a smile on her face whenever she came by.
Incredible ambience -- outdoor space overlooking Fulton Street neighborhood. Drinks / wines / small plates Mediterranean food -- all excellent. Perfect spot for a summer evening with friends, old or new. We'll be back.
Atmosphere and outdoor patio are lovely! The food was delicious, highlight for us was the whipped feta and lamb/beef kabobs, though everything we tried was good. Ventured away from a traditional wine and let Alex, their sommelier, recommend a lovely red wine from Greece. It was a great choice, wish I could remember the name.
great service ,beautiful restaurant, good location, different but outstanding food, Come early gets crowded and very loud
The staff was super friendly, but got my drink order wrong five times. Food was just ok. Won’t come back to dine.
Second visit. The service was great in the first time. Definitely not this time.
Our server, Megan, was excellent.
Also, we had a nice conversation with the new manager (slight beard) , whose name I don't remember, but was also very nice.
Great Food, Excellent Service and great atmosphere.
Food is amazing!
Beautiful setting, very well decorated. Food delicious and good service in general.
Food is delicious as always, and waiter was lovely however, the food was definitely not coursed out properly.
My best friend and I had a fabulous lunch at Aba! Everyone who came by our table was kind and helpful. Every dish was unique and delicious! The ambiance was peaceful and serene. I could go on and on, but I'll end with this -- highly recommend!
It was a bit cold out to hang out on the rooftop, but Aba gave us some blankets and we were fine. Since it was colder, it was not crowded at all, which was great
Very nice ambience. Service was also very good. The Classic and Muhammara hummus were excellent. Really liked the Grilled Cauliflower. The Short Rib Shakshuka was good, but not good enough that I would order it again. I was disappointed in the Brussels Sprouts. I ordered these at Ēma and they were outstanding - best I have ever had! I thought they would be the same since the same chef runs both restaurants. Ēma's sprouts are much better. Maybe they are supposed to be seasoned differently, but they need to use the same recipe that Ēma uses. They have a fantastic rooftop patio. The weather was too bad to sit outside. I would go back just to use the patio when the weather is nice.
Great ambiance, great food, and great service
Great food. There was not one item we ordered that was not absolutely delicious! They have a great selection of craft cocktails also. We had a great experience!
Amazing ambiance! Food will have you talking for days! Second time I've been here and each time it had exceeded my expectations. The menu is so different yet the way it all comes together is just perfect. Waitstaff on top of it. Absolutely have to try!
Wonderful food and atmosphere.
ABA is a lively venue and "bar scene." My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary and arrived early for an 8PM reservation. We said we would go to the bar for a cocktail until our table was ready. We were told it would be at or around our reservation time, but that time came and went. We spoke with the manager who assured us it would be a few more minutes. We were finally seated at 8:35, almost an hour after we arrived. Needless to say it put a damper on what would have been a very pleasant evening. The concept is imaginative and the variety of small plates make for a meal that is out of the ordinary. We felt the vegetarian options were more flavorful than the two meat dishes we ordered.
Great atmosphere. Beautiful outdoor patio. Short rib hummas chewy and stringy. Lamb Kefta, whipped feta spread, octopus great. Deserts need to be adjusted. Yogurt and olive oil wasn't good. Creme brûlée pie wasn't special.
Whipped feta is a must get
Fantastic experience. Can’t wait to go back.
Wonderful experience- great service and food!
We ate here for our final dinner during our family vacation to Chicago and couldn't have asked for a better way to finish off our trip. Food and service were fantastic and we loved being able to taste so many different dishes with the small plates menu. My mother-in-law grew up in a Jewish home and the halva dessert took her right back to her childhood, leading her to share some special family memories with us. Thank you Aba staff for an unforgettable evening.
We had late reservations but came early hoping to be seated early. Fortunately we sat at the bar and met Andy our bartender who led us to having Muhammara and Straccialtella for appetizers. Absolutely wonderful. For 2nd course, we left the bar area to meet Lisa and we had leg of lamb wrapped in eggplant and chicken kefta. Both definitely keepers. Desert was kulfi. Again outstanding. Aba has been rated highly and deserves it. Much thanks to Andy and Lisa for there great service and suggestions. Great restaurant and dining experience.
Had been there once before in a Sat night. Loved it but noisy.
This time Sunday night and are outside.
Everything was spectacular but 2 of us irdrrrd the lamb Chops. They were not hot & I sent back. One was under done and one well done. They came back better but we both agreed that for the money each of us got one larger chip and the second one was 1/2 the nice. Will not order that again. Not great. Everything was delicious. Ordered cappuccinos and they were like warm. Waitress said she just made them but we like hot coffee. Remade and a drop warmer but still not hot. So disappointed. Order them all the time other places and obviously the machine needs to be recalibrated.
Whipped feta, falafel and lamb kefte were standouts. Restaurant is beautifully decorated an ambiance is perfect.
One of my favorite restaurants in the Fulton market area - our server was amazing, the space was upscale and vibrant and the food was fantastic. Win...win...win
Just an excellent experience all around at Aba. This is a beautiful space on the 3rd floor in the heart of the Fulton Market district (west loop). They have a large patio with many tables and couches. Although we didn't sit out there, it seems a great place for drinking and eating in the summer, especially since it's away from the noise and exhaust of the street below. The bar and dining space is airy and modern, with a lot of greenery and high ceilings that give it an indoor/outdoor feel. The food is great. It's mainly intended as small plates/sharing, but there are entrees as well. The food is interesting and flavorful. Great modern take on Mediterranean fare. Similarly, the drinks are interesting, tasty, and infuse Mediterranean themes as well. I went with two friends, and the three of us ate and had a bottle of wine for $50/person (before tip). We've been to many places downtown and in the West Loop, and thought this was an excellent value for the great food and space. Strong recommendation for Aba and definitely going to return.
SOOO GOOD. Must go. Not a single dish was disappointing. And great drinks.
Service staff were amazing; food good..ambience ok. We would have preferred outdoor seating, but it was full. Though the patio looked phenomenal! We'll definitely be back. High five to the chef!
Hostesses pretty stuck up, but it is what it is. Hope they don’t see that and perform even more disappointingly. All I want is a seat and there are several available. Try a smile.
Had a reservation but hostess didn’t seat us until 45 minutes later.
Poor scheduling and service on Their part.
Got no apologies, accommodations or anything for the poor service.
Unacceptable service when we had a reservation.
Family in town. Great as always
Every minute of our night was perfect. The atmosphere was lively, the service could not have been better. Mary Katherine was delightful! The menu is easy to navigate and perfect for sharing. We will be back!
Ana is absolutely worth the wait for the reservation to become available. They have thought of everything to make this an extraordinary experience. Looking forward to going back and trying additional items on the menu!
Nina our server was absolutely wonderful.