Mastro's Steakhouse - Chicago
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The ambiance is that old style steak house. Dark and expensive feel. The service is excellent maybe tad on the verge of hovering. The minute I put down a glass, gets re-filled, the minute the fork is down they come and ask if I’m done. I like being left alone a bit to enjoy.
The rack of lamb was bit of a disappointment for $53. Plenty of meat but asked for it to be medium and was more on the raw side. Not much flavor to it without asking for some steak sauce. But everything else was excellent so maybe just a bad day for the lamb?
Food was great, service was excellent, all of the recommendations were great. $15 butter topper on the steak was a little pricy (all 4 steaks got the butter topper= $60 upcharge)- not sure how I felt about that. We went here knowing we were going to spend some $$, but that was a bit excessive in my opinion.
We had an amazing dinner! The only drawback for us was it was a little too loud. We would have liked it a little bit quieter. But overall it was a great night!
Amazing experience celebrating my husbands birthday with our family.
Great date night while in Chicago for my wife’s birthday.
1st time here & loved it! Food was great, there was live entertainment throughout the evening & a great ambience overall. Kinda hard to have a conversation unless you sit closely or talk loudly over the combination of music of mucin playing and other conversations. Beyond that, great place.
Never celebrated the special occasion. They forgot the candle and everything.
They also tried to seat me in the bar rather than the main room..
We love Mastro’s!! We’ve been dining here for last 7 years and will continue to do so!
Everything about this place was amazing today. The food, service, atmosphere, and the menu is super easy to read and understand. Amazing selection of so many different types of foods. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a great fine dining experience!
Prestigious restaurant in the heart of Chicago, but I would only rate our experience as OK. They were very busy and service a bit slow. Took 15 minutes to come back and tell us they were out of calamari. Busboy filled my sparking water with tap water and then they tried to charge me for an extra bottle of sparkling. Mentioned it was a birthday celebration, but no cake with a candle to help us celebrate (even though we ordered deserts). They fell short on service that their competition deliver far more effectively. I would not rush back.
My husband love the food and service at Mastro’s. We brought our two young children, and they loved the experience as well. Our server was great! Food delicious as always
It was a wonderful dining experience. Everything was perfect! Thank you so much for ensuring this was a special night.
It was absolutely fantastic
Parker our server was amazing! Also Chris who stopped by to check on us. Amazing food and dining experience. We love Mastros!!
I ordered porterhouse medium plus but it was a little burned . I wish it was not burnt still ate some and had the rest backed . I would like to go back for steak everything else was perfect.
Wonderful experience and stellar service! Highly recommended for a special anniversary dinner.
Kim was an incredible server and helped us ensure we had the best celebration possible. The food was delicious as always! Thank you for making it a great night and one to remember.
Good to perfection. Exceptional service. Excellent beef and world class dessert.
Steaks continue to be great. Our server Kelly was outstanding in all areas. Will be going back again!
Excellent steak and service. A little pricey but overall a great experience.
Deliciosa comida, desde las patas de King Crab, el NY y Rib eye con hueso, mc&cheese hasta el pastel de la casa que está espectacular. Nos tocó música en vivo muy agradable. Sin duda volveremos.
Pretty good experience, food was excellent.
Kimberly was our waitress and she did an outstanding job. We were all very impressed with her style of service!
While Mastro's is obviously a good steakhouse, better steaks and ambiance can be had for the price. We were a party of six with 7:30 reservations for the main dining room. When we arrived the hostess asked us if we would prefer to be seated in their bar with music. We indicated no thank you as we were wanting to be able to catch up and talk without a strain - several of us had been travelling and had just returned.
Shortly after being seated in the dining room the music was turned up very loud, and it was almost impossible to talk across the table. We asked the waiter if they could lower the volume, and they did for a few minutes and then it was turned back up even louder than before. This went on through the evening.
The french onion soup was excellent, as was the lobster bisque (very large chunks of lobster.) One couple split a salad and it was more than ample for two.
When it was time to order the main meal the waitress kept suggesting the tomahawk ribeye, which I'm sure is excellent but not what we wanted for the evening. It was then that she informed us that they were out of boneless and bone-in ribeyes. This was surprising and disappointing for a steakhouse of theis caliber and size - and again, this was 7:30 reservation, as opposed to later int he evening. So if we we wanted ribeye, which is of course what we planned on, then we would have to get the tomahawk ribeye (at double the price) or choose an alternate cut. Again, none of this is the worst thing in the world, but I typically expect, and get better at a top-flight steakhouse.
I think Mastro's needs to figure wout what they want to be; an upscale steakhouse suitable for conversation, business meals, and relaxation, or a newer motif, party-vibe restaurant with good steak. Sometimes by trying to be both you are neither.
Our server was incredible. Great time.
Amazing food and wine
My first visit and I was beyond impressed. The ambiance almost instantly brings you to a place of relaxation. The wine list is quite expressive but those mixers looked tempting. Live music in the bar keeps you intertwined while you unwind and await your table. Our waiter Tim was attentive and even loaned us his penlight to look at the menu. Food portions were large enough to give us lunch portions for the next day, and put simply the taste was a circus in my mouth. Beautiful experience
Much Love and Thanks
Kelly was our server. She was excellent. She was very personable, and made great suggestions. Our other table servers were very nice as well. Our food choices were outstanding. The Seafood Tower was the best. We will definitely be back!
Calamari were totally not eatable...hard breading and gummy calamari... everything used to be perfect at Mastro’s. Used to be!
Incredible food and dining experience!
Always a great experience at Mastro's. They never disappoint. Great food, exceptional service, and a first class experience.
My experience at Mastro’s was great! Of course this is not my first visit, but I love the atmosphere of the restaurant that brings me back. The guest that accompanied us that evening came back the very next evening on his own.
The food is outstanding!
The bad thing, we really needed a reservation at the bar i asked many times at my RSVP
When we arrived the front desk lady said " sorry we are full if you want you can wait 40 - to 1 hour" - even that i had my RSVP indicaded i need a table at the bar ...
Outstanding service, amazing food, couldn’t of gone anywhere better.
This was our first time to Mastro's Chicago. Very Good! Excellent Service!
Had an absolutely fabulous time there and our waitress was superb. It was our 20yr anniversary and she asked if we were celebrating anything and we said yes and she brought us a cake for our anniversary. We never had to flag down our waitress to bring anything. The service was excellent. We will definitely be back!
Wonderful Anniversary evening! Omar was an amazing server, who accommodated our special requests.
This is a fantastic restaurant. Everything was excellent from the time we arrived until we left. Highly recommend it. Definitely going back.