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About Mity Nice Bar & Grill

Mity Nice Bar & Grill is modern comfort food; food you like to eat, familiar favorites with a twist.

Water Tower Place 835 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thurs 11:30am - 8:30pm
Friday 11:30am - 9:00pm
Saturday 11:30am - 9:00pm
Sun 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Cross Street:
Pearson

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 335-4745

Website:
http://www.mitynicechicago.com/

Catering:
Inquire with our Catering & Party Manager Adriana Gonzalez (312)335-3663 x. 354

Parking Details:
Water Tower Mall has underground parking lot. Reduced ($11) rate when validated & parked after 5:00pm.

Public Transit:
Red Line - Chicago Avenue Stop, CTA Bus

Executive Chef:
John Chiakulas

Private Party Facilities:
Semi-private seating for up to 60 people.

Private Party Contact:
Ana Gonzalez: (312) 335-3663 ext. 354

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Mity Nice Bar & Grill Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.0

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (38)
Comfort Food (35)
Great for Lunch (24)
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Pre/post Theatre (20)
Good for Groups (15)
Good for a Date (13)
Quick Bite (13)
Cozy (12)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Kid-friendly (11)
Business Meals (11)
Fun (10)
Bar Seating (8)
Seasonal (8)
Special Occasion (8)
Great for Brunch (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Healthy (6)
Authentic (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Disabled Access (5)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Notable Wine List (2)
People Watching (2)
Romantic (2)
Vegan (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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 (Louisville)·Dined 4 days ago

Very comfortable place, with quality food, and wonderful, friendly service. I am here 5-6 times per year from out of town, and will gladly return.

Tags: Business Meals, Cozy, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

In my boyfriend one for Valentine's Day we had a wonderful meal we had brie with apricot jam and almonds on a Berry toast and we had crab cakes with 3 different sauces as our appetizer for the main course we had a filet trio and they also how the h*** a bit everything was wonderful we had cremera lay and we also had a chocolate mousse for dessert it was 45A person and came with 2 glasses of Campaign

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Mity Nice has become our new neighborhood place after Frankie's closed. My friends and I love the Sunday rib special. Our server is also great.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

I really enjoyed the special brunch menu, and it was a bargain at $22 for drink, appetizer, entree, and dessert. Great food. Would definitely return.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Excellent dining experience! Will definitely be back

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Favorite neighborhood restaurant. Always treated well and food is always good, fresh, served quickly, efficiently, great staff.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 30, 2018

We ordered from the "restaurant week" menu and WOW! There was Plenty to choose from and the servings were large! I ate too much, but it was all very good! Great value!!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Great seafood salad

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 23, 2018

I eat here very regularly. Sometimes twice a day. I brought my mom for dinner and the whole thing was a cluster.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Good food and like the new brunch menu available on Saturday and Sunday. Get the chicken tenders and waffles

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Good food, great service. Would happily go back. It’s a nice (Mity) little place to have a sit-down lunch at Water Tower.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 12, 2018

My family frequently eats at Mity Nice, but it's been a while since we've written an Open Table review so here's a new one. Mity Nice is one of the best casual restaurants in Chicago: delicious comfort food, very reasonable prices, and an amazing set of managers and staff. I want to give a special shout out to the host, Antoine, who always makes us feel welcome, the managers Elise and Mike, and our most recent server Zach Z., each of whom performs at the highest levels. Mity Nice is exemplary in every category.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Fun, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Food is wonderful Biscuits are warm and delicious. Love the deserts.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Mity Nice is consistently a very good option for a weekend brunch or lunch. Food is good--menu has a range of choices that are accommodating of different tastes. Water Tower is not my favorite location, but being tucked in the back makes the experience much better.
Popovers are a treat! Service is always spot on. I'm a fan of the salads--which you can order without meat if you prefer.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

WOuld like regular comfort food lunch/dinner menu to begin at 1:00 on Saturday rather than at 3:00!

Some areas of room t very loud!

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Had a pleasant experience due to the friendly and courteous waiter. The service was excellent.

Tags: Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Excellent as always!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!! "............

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Located in Water Tower Place on Michigan Av in downtown Chicago, Mity Nice is convenient. Menu is varied. We've been here several times, and each menu item we've tried has been prepared well. Server was attentive and friendly. The evening noise level was quiet enough that we could enjoy a comfortable conversation.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 2, 2018

We dined at Mity Nice since Frankie's closed in the fall. The food was very good. They bring out these yummy popovers as a starter which are little bits of heavenly delight. Our meal consisted of tomato basil soup followed by the roast beef, mashed potatoes and brussel sprouts. The meat was very tender, the mashed potatoes were creamy and the soup was delicious. I normally love brussel sprouts but these were very salty. We definitely will be back to Mity Nice for its comfort food and cozy atmosphere.

Tags: Cozy, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Cozy and kid friendly spot inside foodlife. It can get busy during lunch/dinner hours so always get a reservation. Lots of gluten free options for kids and they accommodate allergy substitution. We felt very welcome and our server was very accommodating.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Cozy, Gluten Free Options
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Ate at Mity Nice Cafe before outing to see "Potted Potter." Would have like a bigger selection of lunch items. At 2 p.m. it was still a brunch menu. Food and service were good and cheese popovers was awesome.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Perfect choice! Stopped for dinner after show at Broadway Playhouse. Excellent food, great prices and very comfortable ambiance. Highly recommend it!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Disappointed after years of loving this place.
Server was weak. She hovered so much it was uncomfortable.
Hit with an extra food charge for lame (not homemade) chips when they didn't give enough for guacamole appetizer.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Ordinary dining and nothing notable. In Chicago there are 100 better restaurants.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Comfort food at it's finest, but don't go if you're in a hurry or want to speak to the person across the table. Way too loud, but great food.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great food and service.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Mity Nice Bar and Grille rates at the top of Chicago dining for fresh, healthy high quality food, service , ambiance and price.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Vegan, Paleo Friendly, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 21, 2017

I used to take my children years ago. It was truly special then. Top of the line burger and great fries, salads and bread. Now after 10 or 15 years SAME quality. I love the service and drinks are great also. Sweets are very tasty.

Tags: Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Business Meals
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 20, 2017

We always love Mity Nice. We have since it opened. We took our boys there all the time when they were in high school and on. Love that chicken pot pie !!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Casual, Fun
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Had a $25 coupon. It’s not a bad place just not interesting. Miss frankies which had better ambience.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Great! Always a staple in our holiday tradition.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 15, 2017

This restaurant needs a management overhaul. We waited 15 minutes (with a reservation) to be seated because the lovely young man who was hosting (Josh, who should get a raise) was seating, answering phones, clearing tables, resetting tables etc. There wasn’t a manager in sight and the whole place was predictably busy on a Friday before Christmas. I can’t imagine why anyone would choose to eat in this atmosphere, however our food and waiter were both good.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Fastau is the best!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Now that Frankie's is no longer open Mity Nice is our best neighborhood choice.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Warm and Welcoming - Antoine and his team are always spot on. Food is dependable and consistent. Waitstaff are all professionals and do a great job. Great neighborhood place in Watertower on No Michigan Ave. Love this place.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Excellent place to dine especially in Water Tower—away from the hustle and bustle of Xmas Shopping.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Always great to eat here. Excellent food and service.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 6, 2017

The waiter took an order for a second glass of wine for one of the guests and brought it after we were finished with the dinner. We refused it.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 5, 2017

When I read comfort food in the description of the restaurant, I didn't expect much. But the food was very nicely prepared, tasty and the restaurant was relaxing. Would recommend for a dinner before the theatre.

Tags: Disabled Access, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Best veggie burger in Chicago.

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