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Mid America Club

4.2
110 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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  • Special Occasion
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The private members only club is a favorite of Chicago's elite, and welcomes you to experience the highest dining experience in Chicago! The Mid-America Club is the only club in Chicago with a panoramic view of the city’s distinctive skyline, perched on the 80th Floor overlooking Buckingham Fountain, Millennium Park, The Bean, Lake Michigan, Navy Pier, the Chicago River and more. The Chef team features traditional America fine-dining cuisine, and the menu is a favorite for special occasions, entertaining clients, and an evening out. Allow our team to wow you with our hospitality, service, and "magic moments!"

Please note the Club does not accept cash payments. Additionally, guests are invited to observe the Club dress code; business professional, or cocktail attire.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Elegant Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, International, Continental
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Hours of operation
Dinner
Tues–Sat (no dinner service Sunday or Monday) 5:30 pm–8:00pm
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Phone number
(312) 861-1100
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Michael Pivoney
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Catering
Searching for a Chicago ballroom or event space to host your next private event? Whether you are planning a fundraising gala, an intimate luncheon for 10 or an extravagant event for hundreds, The Mid-America Club orchestrates an unforgettable event with an extraordinary attention to detail for which the Club has garnered international prestige.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Randolph and Stetson
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Parking details
The AON Center parking entrance is located on Lower Lake Street and is easily accessible from Columbus Drive.



From Columbus Drive, drive to Lake Street and turn at the stop light. Drive ½ block, entrance to the garage is located on the left side of Lake Street. The parking garage entrance sign will read Aon Parking Garage.
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Public transit
Please visit www.transitchicago.com for detailed maps and schedules of the "El" - Chicago"s elevated train system and CTA Buses.



All of Chicago's elevated train system lines have stations that are within walking distance of AON Center.
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Special events & promotions
Searching for a Chicago ballroom or banquet rooms to host your next private event? Whether you are planning a fundraising gala, an intimate luncheon for 10, or an extravagant event for hundreds, The Mid-America Club orchestrates an unforgettable event with an extraordinary attention to detail for which the Club has garnered international prestige.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether you are planning a social or business event, The Mid-America Club orchestrates an unforgettable event with an extraordinary attention to detail! Events are individually tailored to fulfill your individual needs and exceed your expectations.

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What 110 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on all time ratings
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4.4
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4.3
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3.1
value
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74% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipscottpfeiffer (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Thursday night they have a Vibe trio, which was a fantastic addition to the view and the otherwise occasion-ambiance. The staff was very pleasant, and the meal was paced as a good meal should be.
I’ll return here for business, or for special occasion, if ever I am in the neighborhood.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Great food! Great server (Jerry)! Views were awesome!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on November 8, 2017

I would not recommend this restaurant as there are so many better options in Chicago

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vipTomsRiver (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

Food was average to below average. Service was very informal. Not a good dinning experience

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere with breathtaking views! Our server was attentive and helpful. We had theater tickets and the restaurant was able to rush our order without sacrificing any quality. The pricing is on the high side, but not unreasonable for the quality. OpenTable users may experience a little trouble getting badges at the security desk in the lobby, but that too was quickly resolved.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

Opentable never explained that there were two types of restaurants at Mid America.
A pub and the other formal dining. It was not clear that I had an option.
Mid America sat us in the pub for our anniversary! They knew it as I specifically told them. It was not even busy.

The wait staff was adequate but not great by any stretch. The wine menu was taken from us without asking if we wanted any wine then we had to ask for it back to order.
I asked for an after dinner cocktail chilled and it was served warm. I then had to walk over to the bar and get it chilled. The place was almost empty.
Luckily we made the best of it.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
1.0  Dined on September 23, 2017

HORRIBLE HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE!

DIDN'T WANT TO SEAT US BECAUSE IT WAS THE LAST RESERVATION OF THE NIGHT (LEFT US IN THE LOBBY HOPPING WE'D LEAVE), FOOD WAS BURNT/EXTREMELY OVERCOOKED, AND SERVICE WAS HORRIBLE (BUT THE VIEW WAS NICE).

RESTAURANT DIDN'T HAVE US ON THE SECURITY'S LIST IN THE DOWNSTAIR'S LOBBY. LOBBY CALLED SEVERAL TIMES WITHOUT ANSWER. I CALLED AND THE RESTAURANT ANSWERED & CONFIRMED WITH SECURITY. ONCE WE GOT UP TO THE RESTAURANT, WE WERE TOLD TO WAIT WHILE THE HOST CALLED THE MANAGER AS THE KITCHEN HAD ALREADY CLOSED AND STARTED CLEANING. AFTER WAITING AGAIN, I WALKED INSIDE THE RESTAURANT TO SEE THE HOST SOCIALIZING WITH A GROUP. AFTER 45 MINUTES THEY FINALLY SAID THEY WERE READY TO SEAT US. OUR RESERVATION WAS AT 8:30, WE FINALLY OFFERED AT 9:35pm. THE SERVICE WAS POOR, THE APPETIZER WAS BURNT, MY "MEDIUM RARE" SALMON WAS OVERCOOKED AND BROWN ON THE BOTTOM. WHAT A WASTE OF $150!!!!! THE HOST (WHO ALSO SERVED US ALONG WITH ANOTHER WAITER) ACKNOWLEDGED THE OVERCOOKED/BURNT FOOD BUT OFFERED NO REMEDY OTHER THAN THROWING AWAY THE APPETIZER & THEN RELUCTANTLY OFFERED TO RECOOK THE SALMON "IF SHE COULD CONVINCE THE COOK"...

I WILL SAY THAT THE BARTENDER WAS VERY NICE, SHE DESERVES TO BE WORKING ELSEWHERE... I THINK SHE'S THE ONLY REASON WE WERE EVENTUALLY SEATED FOR "DINNER".

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on August 4, 2017

Memorable experience!

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CalebOinAustin (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on August 2, 2017

For my Chicago vacation the Mid America Club was a twice must do venue. Soaring high views. Greeted with exceptional courtesy right from stepping off the elevator. Experienced a generous portion of Windy City fine quality cuisine. A turkey burger loaded with avocado. A sinfully delightful chocolate cake slice a la mode for the exclamation mark!
This is one happy vacationer!

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CalebOinAustin (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on July 29, 2017

The Mid America Club is a phenomenal dining experience. The one spot that makes my Chicago trip extraordinary. Ultra high rise views atop Aon Center. Generous servings of fine American cuisine. I was greeted warmly by the hostess for a fabulous first impression. There's NOTHING in my home state of Texas that's literally th high up!

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Satndined (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on July 29, 2017

Perfect burger, cocktails, and cake!

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vipHubHubb (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 14, 2013

Though a Security check in and badge were required in the lobby and there's a dress code, the quick ride to the 80th floor took us to another world. Elegant, stunning view, attentive and friendly staff and great food. One feels special at the Mid-America Club. Everyone at our table was surprised at the quality of the experience and we can't wait to return. If you want fine dining in an intimate space where you can talk to you guests and feel "special", this is the place. Thank you for a great experience.

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PatMartin (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 13, 2013

Nicest dining spot in Chicago. Has to be experienced to be believed... Don't miss out on this!

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rarelyout (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on November 9, 2013

Everything was wonderful, from the initial greeting to the final farewell. Our table was lovely, fantastic views. The staff always addressed us by name, placecard set on the table, nice touches. Food was excellent, service superb. We regret not having more time to enjoy the experience and will definitely return when not on such a tight schedule.

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doc1 (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on November 2, 2013

Staff and quiet atmoshere made for a special occasion dinner before Wicked at Oriental theater.
Very quiet, staff were welcoming and encouraged us to walk around and see 80th floor views from all 4 directions.
Easy 3-4 block walk to theater afterwards.
Food was good, Flat bread and calamari appetizers were excellent!
Not rushed at all.
Great if you have guests and want to impress.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on October 26, 2013

80th floor of the Aon Building, should have unbelievable views of city, unfortunately windows are so small and tables are so poorly spaced it seems that there is no view.

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cityexplorer (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on October 26, 2013

Long having searched for an opportunity to see the view from the Aon Tower, pleased to have found that the public is welcome at the restaurant in the Mid America Club on the 80th floor. Reservations and photo ID required for access to the building, hampered by an apparent lack of communication which caused a slight delay in our being admitted. Once past security, a gracious atmosphere on the 80th floor, spectacular views, very good food reasonably priced. Not a lot of people there for 7:00 on a Saturday night, apparently because information about the restaurant's not easy to find. Look forward to sharing this experience with friends.

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jela (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on June 27, 2013

We really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. The service was fantastic. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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vipdreinker (Toledo)
5.0  Dined on June 20, 2013

The personal service was attentive yet offered the privacy most people want. The food was excellent with some very tasty specials from the chef. The view was everything you would expect from the 80th floor and the restaurant has rooms that face all four points of the compass. The regular prices are at the upper end of the spectrum so some kind of deal is suggested for the average diner. I think we got our money's worth though...even have some nice leftovers. Bear in mind this is a private club but our deal included temporary membership for the restaurant.

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vipScooter (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on June 6, 2013

Food was very good and the view was spectacular. We appreciated being seated right at the window for a view of the city. Service was perfect. All in all a wonderful, if pricey, meal.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on March 22, 2013

This is a very elegant restaurant. I would have never known about it if it were not mentioned to me by someone I ride the train with. I will come back again. Everyone was very friendly. The food was great. I will recommend to friends and coworkers.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on March 20, 2013

We had such an amazing time at The Mid America Club! The service was exceptional and the view was breathtaking. We were treated like VIP guest the entire time we were there and never felt rushed or out of place. The staff was what made the experience the best. The gave 120% customer service with a smile! We will be going back more often!

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danquixote (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on March 2, 2013

Beautiful view, excellent service, good food and you can splurge with a full meal or get a couple of appetizers and enjoy the view. Nice stop after walking around Millennium Park.

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OpenTable Diner (Indiana)
5.0  Dined on February 23, 2013

My date and I celebrated Valentine's Day at the Mid-America Club this past weekend, we are both only 18 years old and had a wonderful and very memorable time. For past Valentine's Day celebrations we have dined out at the Eagle's Nest at the top of the Hyatt hotel in Indianapolis, IN and the Skyline Club at the top of the One America building also in Indianapolis, IN. Mid-America rivals the Eagle's Nest for the top spot, only because the Eagle's Nest ambiance was slightly better and the 355degree rotating glass-paneled room is hard to beat. The noise level, food, and service was all definitely better than either of the other two however and the view out of limited windows was jaw-dropping. I would definitely recommend this to anyone.

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vipLisaT (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 23, 2013

Everything about our visit was awesome - from the food, to how they made me feel extra special for my birthday! The view was great - we looked out over the lake and could see Navy Pier! Indoor parking for a reasonable price just added to a great experience! If you have a special occasion coming up - this place is a no brainer. Can't wait to go back.

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vipBrett (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 16, 2013

I was here before for a group event - they had a buffet and it was amazing. Decided to go to celebrate valentines day (the saturday after) because the views are spectacular and it seemed classy. I made a reservation and was asked between the dinning room (jacket required) and the grill room (no gym shoes) - we opted for the grill room, but it seemed everyone was being sat in the same area when we arrived. People near us brought their kids, and that made it a bit noisy, but it is what it is. We ordered drinks and an appetizer. Drinks were very good. The dinner menu is fairly small. We ordered the steak, which was just steak and fries. Great steak, but for a fancy place and the price, could have been something other than fries.

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Outoftowner (Indiana)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2013

Service was elegantly top notch and food was exquisite. Views are breath taking and ambiance was perfect for a romantic night on the town.

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ChristopherR (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2013

We opted for the "Formal Dining Room" and had the place (with it's great northern view) to ourselves. We got the prix fixe valentine's day menu and loved it. Got out for under a $150 for two. Any fears I had about being treated strange since we weren't members were baseless. We enjoyed great attentive service from all involved.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2013

Good food, amazing service, great view and a very romantic ambiance. We felt very comfortable and spent quite a bit of time enjoying the evening. It was memorable..

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 5, 2013

I read reviews of most restaurants on Open Table before I try them out.
I even use the negative reviews as a tool to address/ call the restaurant to not repeat
The same. My Wife and I enjoyed the attention, the ambiance, and the food. Just like movies reviews,
I learned to be my own judge. In this case, I'm glad I did.

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