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Boka

4.8
3605 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Michelin starred Boka Restaurant has been a fixture in Chicago dining since 2003. In January 2014, Chef Lee Wolen joined as Executive Chef/Partner after the restaurant underwent a major renovation. Since his time at Boka, critics have taken notice. Phil Vettel of Chicago Tribune and Eater Chicago both named Lee as “2014 Chef of the Year.” Most recently, Lee was named 2015 “Chef of the Year” and Boka restaurant was awarded 2015 “Restaurant of the Year” at Chicago’s coveted Jean Banchet Awards. Boka’s food features contemporary, American cuisine, focusing on seasonality and sourcing as many local ingredients as possible. Pasty Chef Meg Galus joined Boka’s kitchen in 2015 and provides a seamless transition between savory and sweet, mirroring Wolen’s use of excellent, high quality ingredients that are prepared and plated beautifully.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Fish
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Hours of operation
Open daily at 5PM
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Phone number
(312) 337-6070
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Lee Wolen
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Catering
Boka Catering Company is available for holiday parties, private dinners at home, weddings of all sizes and corporate functions. Award winning Chef Giuseppe Tentori can design a custom menu to fit your needs. Please contact Abby at 312.238.9896.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Willow
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Parking details
Street parking also available.
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Public transit
Red Line "El" stop at Clyborn & North Ave
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Special events & promotions
To request more information, please visit http://www.bokagrp.com/eventsandcatering.php
or call 312.337.6070
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Executive Chef Lee Wolen serves seasonal American cuisine in a warm & elegant fine dining atmosphere. Whatever your next occasion is, whether it be large, small, formal, or informal, BOKA can cater to all of your needs.

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Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

For Valentine's Day at BOKA we will exclusively offer a 6 course tasting menu for $130/person, not including beverages, tax, and gratuity. There will be no a la carte menu offered. Optional wine pairings are available.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

What 3605 People Are Saying
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4.8
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4.7
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StephanieQ (Denver)
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

This place was absolutely amazing from the moment we walked in. Service was outstanding and the kitchen and staff really took care of our table for my best friends birthday. The seasonal special they had that was not on menu was a ribbon pasta with scallops and black truffle . Two words: RICH and PERFECT! Wish I had a bigger appetite because everything was made so well I could've stayed and ate all night. Will definitely be recommending this restaurant to every and anyone.

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vipKevin (Chicago)
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

I've been looking forward to trying this place out for sometime and and finally found a good excuse to splurge. I was not disappointed. We were seated a bit late for our reservation but that was not a big deal to us. Regardless, we were given an extra course and accompanying wine.
Food was amazing, everything! I cannot wait to go back again. I'll bring friends.

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Jet1 (Chicago)
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

We went to Boka for an anniversary dinner and they did not disappoint. The portions are small considering the price, but the guidance you receive from the wait staff is excellent and you will be able to navigate the menu easily. If you are thinking of going, check the reviews to understand the average cost per person - easily $100/person with drinks - so you will not be surprised. Enjoy!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined 4 days ago

Appreciated that they recognized our anniversary with some special touches.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined 5 days ago

I took my uncle here for his birthday who was visiting from California. He is used to fine dining and exquisite wine and Boka was a huge hit! From the beautiful decor, to the fabulous service, to the amazing cuisine. All of our food selections were filled with robust flavors you just didn’t want it to end. My scallops were to die for. Will definitely come back.

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RobertB (Milwaukee)
5.0
Dined 7 days ago

Our service from the hostess to the bartender to our server was amazing. We had a amazing food and everyone was attentive personable and made sure we had one of the best dinner experiences in Chicago. Our waiter made sure we understood our drinks and dinner options and added a special touch to our desert.

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Hazelbo (Denver)
4.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

The food is very very salty
Chicken was salty and not tasty
Fish was the same

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vipSueS (Chicago)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

We had the 8 course meal and not a single one disappointed. Excellent!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

This restaurant is my absolute favorite. The food is exquisite and the service is great. This restaurant is wonderful for every occasion.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Nashville)
5.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

Service was above and beyond anywhere I’ve been, even for a Michelin Star. Food was great with terrific wine pairings. Ask for wine pairings for each dish... the by the glass options are very good.

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