BLVD

4.5
1054 reviews
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American
BLVD is a modern American restaurant located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood that draws inspiration from Hollywood’s Sunset Blvd circa 1950: the golden era’s most iconic strip of dining and entertainment establishments. BLVD combines the glamour, sophistication, and decadence that defined Hollywood in the 1950s with contemporary cuisine, craft cocktails, and modern music, creating an exciting dichotomy between restaurants and personas of the past and present.
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Martini Monday ($5 Martinis - All. Night. Long.)

All martinis are only $5 all night long.

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: May 6, 2019

Ends: May 7, 2118

Availability: Mon 5:00PM-10:00PM

Live Music Vintage Thursdays (6-8PM)

Enjoy live music (from 6-8PM) and glass pours of high-end vintage wine sold at cost (meaning, you pay what we pay) every Thursday night!

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: February 8, 2019

Ends: February 9, 2118

Availability: Thu 6:00PM-8:00PM

Crab Feast Sundays

Enjoy Chef's selection of seasonal crab, elote style corn, potatoes au gratin, and cheddar bay biscuits every Sunday night! Bibs included.

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: December 14, 2018

Ends: December 15, 2117

Availability: Sun 5:00PM-10:00PM

$1 Oyster Tuesdays

Enjoy $1 oysters every Tuesday night!

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: December 14, 2018

Ends: December 15, 2117

Availability: Tue 5:00PM-10:00PM

$75 Seafood Tower Wednesdays

Enjoy BLVD's full seafood tower for just $75 (regularly priced at $145) every Wednesday night!

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: December 14, 2018

Ends: December 15, 2117

Availability: Wed 5:00PM-10:00PM

BLVD's Magnum Program

Enjoy glass pours from a magnum of wine selected by BLVD's Beverage Director, Kolin Juckins, every Friday and Saturday night!

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: December 14, 2018

Ends: December 15, 2117

Availability: Fri-Sat 5:00PM-11:00PM

Industry Night (8PM - Close)

Industry? Enjoy a 25% discount on food and beverage Sunday through Thursday for reservations made after 8PM! (Proof of business card or pay stub required.)

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: December 14, 2018

Ends: December 15, 2117

Availability: Sun-Thu 8:00PM-10:00PM

What 1054 People Are Saying
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Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The waitstaff and management were great. We enjoyed a cocktail at the bar and were impressed by their Martini Happy Hour list. Beautiful restaurant and the food was great. Small hiccup with an entree but the entree was quickly fixed and apologies were made. We appreciate the effort and will be back. Great restaurant in Chicago.

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Detroit
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 4

For the price point the food was just okay, not memorable. The ambience was okay but the staff was helpful and kind. Would come back for drinks but probably not food.

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1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

We will not be back. We arrived at 9:45 for our reservations, waited 15 min for the valet. We were told to have a seat at the bar and they would seat us in a minute...30 min later...we are still waiting at the bar. Finally, at 10:35pm, my husband walks to the hostess stand and finds out that she forgot about us.
Well, the kitchen closes in 25 min, so we had to rush through ordering.
Twice we had management come to our table to apologize and say they had special appetizers coming out to the table to make good on their gaffe.
We waited for the appetizers for over 15 minutes, and nothing came out, so we preceded with our order. (As the kitchen was closing in 10 min.)
We ordered a salad, a toast, and two entrees.
They did comp our salad and toast, but I would have rather paid for them and had a decent experience.
We won't be back.

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Toronto
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Bachelorette

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EH
Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 3

Our food was hit or miss (great oysters, bland pasta), our server did not have basic knowledge of the menu - food and drinks included, our food came out at a snail's pace, our sides came out after we finished our entrees, and our dessert was not the one we ordered but staff insisted it was despite there being no brownie to be found on the plate. The manager apologized for the sides snafu while wearing an earpiece and not really bothering to talk to us, just talking at us. So no, I won't be back.

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PP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were early but we almost immediately seated, the food was great our waiter was awesome i will be coming back the dim lit area which made everything more sensual. 10/10

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MH
Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My sister and I dined at BLVD on the evening of May 18th as a celebratory dinner for her collegiate graduation, and we had a wonderful experience. Torri was our lead server and I'd like to thank her for giving us such "grade A" service. She was very attentive, personable, and she was on top of everything while servicing 2-3 other tables. With her recommendations, our food came prepared very well and our drinks were great as well. Just for reference, I ordered the Herb Crusted Lamb Chops and my sister decided on the "Minute Steak" and Potatoes. All in all, I would rate our experience a 5 out of 5 and I will be returning and recommending this place to friends. Keep up the good work.

Also, might I add that my reservation was at 6PM. It wasn't crowded nor was it loud. As we finished our dessert and coffee, we did notice that the place had began to fill up but the noise level wasn't bad at all.

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

Love this restaurant! Our 3rd time here in a couple months. Love the vibe. Our server was exceptional.

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1 review
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I thoroughly enjoyed Blvd, the short ribs were delicious, my lemon drop martini was made to perfection and the ambiance was very nostalgic. I will most definitely be back soon.

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J
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

AMAZING experience! the ambience, the food, the presentation - everything was perfect. Highly recommend

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S
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was fantastic! Service, food, drinks. The Monday night specials are great, too. It is a very glamorous/beautiful space but very dark so be ready for that. It was a little tough to go in at 5 for happy hour while it was sunny out but everything we experienced inside made up for it. My whole group said we would return; maybe later at night, for a special occasion/date night or rainy evening.

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AJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was delicious, the staff were friendly and attentive, and the place is beautiful!

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AS
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Overall, I and the rest of my party were pretty disappointed in our Mother’s Day brunch experience. First, the restaurant was far too dark for brunch. Second, the service was very slow and it was rare that we were checked on throughout our meal. The prix fix menu sounded promising but the portions were far too small considering the price. Beautiful bathrooms though.

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AS
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Very nice restaurant. A little dark but it definitely helped set the mood. Service was amazing. Our server was a huge help in recommending food and drinks. She nailed it. The food was to die for I literally thought every meal was the best thing I had tasted. The dumplings and the chicken were the greatest thing I've ever tasted. It was my girlfriends birthday and they treated us like royalty. Highly recommend this place.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Order anything on the menu. Seafood tower is a nice variety.

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RM
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

An interesting and diverse menu with well prepared food. Go for the really chic ambiance and outstanding service. The oysters should not be missed.

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C
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 5

Food and cocktails were unremarkable. Restaurant smelled fishy.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 5

Our server only came to our table if we flagged her down. The escargot and hamachi starters did not taste fresh. I ordered the bone in lamb chop medium and it was served well done with several parts of the chop to dry to eat from being over cooked. On the positive, it was nice ambiance and good drinks. Overall, poor value for spending over $200

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Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Our server was very nice and attentive, however the food was just average. Wine sommelier was very knowledgeable and friendly. Food: Scallops were good, lamb chops good Caesar salad good. But just good...not $300 good. Blueberry cheesecake was a mess, JFK to LAX cocktail was more like dessert than a drink.

Was really hoping to be wowed.

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CD
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent!
Note: The lightening is low and it’s difficult to read the menus.

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Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice look and feel. Good food. Took long on drink and food service (bar and kitchen issues) and ran out of one of the standard menu items. But they comped us on the late stuff, so all good.

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

It was our second time dining here. We were seated in the champagne room. The ambiance doesn’t compare to the main dining room but food and service were great.

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k
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

BLVD was amazing! The staff took unbelievable care of us. We were seated at the best table in the house (in my opinion). The service was amazing. Might have been the best service I’ve ever had at a restaurant thus far. And the food was outstanding. Well done BLVD! Looking forward to coming back soon.

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k
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing! Beautiful space, extraordinary service and interesting menu. Loved the family style service, the pace and the care that went into the experience. Loved, loved, loved it. We couldn’t have been happier.

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Naples
10 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was wonderful and the service top notch! I would highly recommend going if you want a fun and glitzy night out! Great for special occasions!

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PG
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A lovely presentation for my husband’s birthday. Excellence!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

Great food, but the service was a bit slow.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We really enjoyed our dinner here. Everything from the service to food and cocktails was exceptional! We will come back

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1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Celebrating friends birthday

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NC
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance and main dining area at BLVD. My wife and I went on a Thursday night which was a bit slower so it felt very intimate and we had fantastic service. We sat and had a drink at the bar before dinner and the bartender/hostess were not pushing us to our table. It was very relaxing and unique experience. Can't wait to come back!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

Horrible service

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PM
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 4

Worst experience I’ve ever had in a very expensive restaurant .. Easter brunch was awful.. waited and hour for a COLD WAFFLE .. sent it back , they must have put it in the microwave, it came back dried out .. the service was also horrible waited and hr for a 40.00 glass of champagne ... had to leave my table several times to find someone to serve the table .. and the restaurant was not busy at all... I would recommend you go to Maple & Ash

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JH
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 3

I went with two friends for Easter brunch. I had the chicken and waffles. I make waffles at home and the one served to me was a little tough. The chicken was ok but not outstanding. I have not been there for dinner. Otherwise my experience was good.

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e
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A gorgeous space, with friendly and attentive staff. The food was delicious. We started with oysters, crispy bacon and beignets. I had the steak and eggs and the steak was cooked to perfection. It was a beautiful Easter brunch. I can't wait to go back and try the dinner menu.

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BO
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for Easter Brunch and it was excellent. Service and ambience were top notch. Wish they had brunch every weekend!

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O
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

The place looks great! Very classy and appealing. The service was great as well! We had to wait a while for a table (even though we had reservations), and the staff offered us an appetizer in appreciation for our inconvenience.

We were not at all impressed with the food selection and quite disappointed with the price points. We ordered the oyster appetizer, and for $18 we got these 6 oysters the size of a quarter?! I mean really?! For $3 apiece BLVD could have done MUCH better... $21 for two little octopus legs?! C’mon! $32 for a piece of salmon with a handful of dumplings?

Don’t get me wrong, I realize there is a premium to downtown dining, and I am willing to pay but please at least make it worth it for me... or at least pretend to? I am tired of many of these newer restaurants charging ‘ripoff’ prices just because they can... and based on novelty the sheeple go and pay stupid prices... ok rant over.

Overall very classy and tasteful decor. Great service and staff professionalism. Dining selections were lacking more variety, and with the price points on this menu - it is just NOT WORTH IT...

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H
Chicago
41 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our second time there! Again, we totally enjoyed our meal and time there. Go!

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Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my first time at BLVD and I definitely want to go back. The place itself is so pretty and luxurious, the bathroom was super cute haha, and the food was excellent. I got the lamb chops (ordered them medium) and they were divine. I recommend 10/10

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J
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my first time dining at BLVD and i was thoroughly please. My waitress was amazing and very attentive without being overbearing. Food was amazing as well!

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JM
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a very chic restaurant with great food and ambiance. My girlfriend and I had a great time here and will return very soon. I had the mussels, she had the scallops, we shared some cauliflower and escargot. I don't have any complaints really, my only critique is that our cocktails tasted a bit watered down for the price. Will will be back very soon.

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