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Porter Kitchen and Deck

4.8
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48 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Located in the new 54-story skyscraper on the edge of the Chicago River, PORTER Kitchen & Deck features classic American cuisine in an elegant and relaxed setting. The expansive lunch, dinner and bar selections include entrees, fresh seafood, salads and sandwiches - including some of Four Corners signature favorites. Additionally, the bar serves craft beers, wines and classic cocktails that pair perfectly with the cuisine.

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Special menus

  • Ultimate Birthday Cake Sundae

    Starting Sep 24, 2020
    Have a Birthday, Anniversary, Job Promotion? Order the Ultimate Birthday Cake Sundae for any special occasion! Giant Sundae with Vanilla & Chocolate gelato, caramel & chocolate sauce, funfetti cake, rainbow sprinkles, whipped cream and a luxardo cherry. Served with a festive sparkler! - $12

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 48 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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vipJulia
Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food is delicious - healthy and fresh! Recommend getting salmon on the grain bowl or any salad. Great service, beautiful views!

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PorscherE
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect and the food is delicious!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The host who greeted us at our table was the worst I’ve ever encountered!! Her attitude was appalling. She argued with me on two mute points. I told her that the table we were given was “awful” (no river views for the duo facing the bar) and she had the attitude and actual stupidity to disagree with me. Saying in a hostile tone that “it’s not awful”. The Customer is always right so you need to lose her or retrain her on your policies and procedures. I won’t be back because of her. She was dancing around like a Vegas club dancer as we left. Not a good luck. I have a picture of her if anyone actually reads this feedback and uses it to make meaningful changes to create a better customer experience.

Porter Kitchen and Deck
Responded on October 9, 2020

Thank you so much for your feedback. We sincerely apologize that you had a less than favorable interaction while dining with us. I will be reaching out to you privately to gather more information.

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MaryP
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Loved the location and ambience at Porter Kitchen and Deck! The menu is fairly limited, but we very much enjoyed the burrata, scallops and brick chicken, with a delicious Old Fashioned to start. Recommend this for a lovely evening watching boats and feeling the energy of the city!

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KS88
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a cute hidden gem! Yummy food and great views

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vipHappy
Chicago
39 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love sitting over looking the River watching the world go by. The food was great and the service was wonderful.

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Theresidentbaker
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

More quiet than you'd think but food was astounding and well worth the pricing.

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CB312
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The happy hour specials are where it’s at. Such great deals. We had a great time dinning in.

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OpenTable Diner
Toronto
3 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service2ambience3

The outside patio was wonderful only thing was the train every 2-3 minutes kinda of loud the food and dessert was great.

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Barbie
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing with scenic views from the river. Staff very welcoming and tentative! Will go back again!

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vipKayleyB
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time here during a Friday happy hour. Great views on the river and wonderful service which is especially important with COVID. Also, food was top notch. The truffle fries and filet sliders were our favorites. Highly recommend Porter Kitchen and Deck!

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travist
New England
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to the upstairs spot called punch stand and it was awesome. Filet sliders were really good. Good view of the river and other buildings.

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vipmauhong
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Great service and Covid precautions; AMAZING peanut butter Old Fashioneds. GREAT views.

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RayTo
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the ambiance right on the river. Our server was great and the food was wonderful. Had the burrata app, Parmesan truffle fries and scallops. Loved all of it! Would definitely go back for dinner or drinks.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food!! Everything was cooked perfectly

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

We put a note that it was a birthday and told the hostess. We were hoping they would do something special for our friend but there wasn’t even a mention of it by the staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great outdoor experience on the lake with a cute aesthetic

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fast and friendly

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WaltC
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was impeccable. We dined on the outdoor deck for lunch and enjoyed watching the boats go by. I had the steak frites and my wife had the chicken Cobb sale and both were excellent.

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brilaw
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall2food4service3ambience3

I was disappointed with this reservation because I had made it with the intention of eating at the Porter restaurant, next to the river in the dining area. However, the restaurant placed us upstairs, in the bar area in the restaurant "Punch Stand" where the atmosphere was much more of a loud bar scene rather than a formal dinner on the river.

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JayLorenzo
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Such a nice place to eat at. Food was great!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very nice outdoor seating area along the river. The servers were nice and always on top of drinks and foods. The food was outstanding and fairly priced! Definitely will go back.

The only thing to note is that the L tracks are located very near by so there are trains constantly passing, which can be pretty noisy. I

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vipCatherineC
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went to Porter two nights in a row for dinner. It has become my go-to! Excellent drinks, appetizers and meals as well as outstanding service. The music and vibe is top notch! Can't wait until it's warm outside and seating is available on the river!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

It was great, turn out many events so quite busy

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OpenTable Diner
Memphis/West TN
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food. Everything from the location to the recommendations were excellent. Not from Chicago but I’ll definitely be back just to come here.

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vipWindycitygal
Chicago
43 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Love Salads & truffle fries. Great view of river. One downside was our server told us next party was waiting for table after 45mins into our lunch. We were having business lunch so it was a bit awkward.

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JulieR
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Due to traffic we were late but they had no problem getting us to the theatre on time. Food was delicious and great view.

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ThoughtsfromaFoodie
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely Pre-Christmas get together with my coworkers at Porters. Conveniently located in the Loop with a beautiful river front view. Server was incredibly friendly and welcoming, drinks were on point and the Humus Dip was AMAZING! Definitely recommend.

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vipNice
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Perfect for a holiday lunch.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience3

Had a burger that was “award winning” yet I’m not aware which award it revived. Burger was not well cooked, bun was extra soggy and the fries tasted old.

My co-worker has a César salad that was pure lettuce with no other ingredients.

Nice place but terrible food.

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vipSouthernFoodie
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our server, Cole, was amazing!

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vipLombard
Chicago
39 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service
Excellent good

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StephenJ
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Porter Kitchen and Deck was a very good place for our family lunch. The only real problem we encountered was the "roll call" for plates as they were delivered to the table. I was in the biz for many years, there are multiple ways of communicating which entrée goes to which guest, but somehow they didn't get that right. Otherwise, everything was top notch!

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AnaF
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Friendly staff with a great atmosphere. Nice location : )

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MeganM
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yes, I would recommend Porter Kitchen to a friend. Staff was friendly, food tasted great and the location is convenient for anyone working in the loop.

Porter Kitchen and Deck
Responded on August 27, 2019

Megan, thank you for your feedback. We appreciate you spreading the word about us. Looking forward to having you back in soon!

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LindaH
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Sitting along the river was peaceful and liked the inside decor of the restaurant.

Had the tomato soup and half of egg salad sandwich - not very exciting but was okay.

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vipliv2eat
Chicago
114 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great location, with alfresco dining (just loud when El went by) and food (apps, entrees and desserts) was delicious.

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JohnW
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Food, Great Drinks (Kentucky Mules & Local Beers) and great ambience on the riverside patio!

Porter Kitchen and Deck
Responded on August 26, 2019

John, thank you so much for your feedback! We hope to see you back soon.

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powellcastle
Austin
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service!

FAQs

Porter Kitchen and Deck offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 781-7580.

Porter Kitchen and Deck is rated 4.8 stars by 48 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.