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Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Chicago, Chicago, IL
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Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Chicago

4.6
4.6
7631 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
The ultimate steakhouse in the city that knows its steak.



Adjacent to the Loop on bustling State Street, our Chicago location offers an impressive view of the Chicago River and features a large outdoor patio open during pleasant weather, spring through fall. Enjoy turn-of-the-century décor, and ample space for private events.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 113 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Steak

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 2:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (312) 670-9900

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Victor Newgren

  • Catering

    We have 7 different private dining rooms that will accommodate parties of 7 to 300 guests.

  • Private party facilities

    Enjoy our dry aged USDA Prime Steaks that are hand cut on premises. We serve great seafood, an award winning wine selection. For meetings, holiday parties, wedding receptions and more, our luxurious rooms can accommodate events large and small and everything in between. Buyouts for up to 700.

  • Private party contact

    Denise Malloy, Michele Scheel: (888) 287-3141

  • Neighborhood

    River North (Chicago)

  • Cross street

    North Bank of Chicago River

  • Parking details

    Valet parking is offered directly in front of our entrance.

  • Public transit

    State/Lake, Grand

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Overall ratings and reviews

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.2Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Charged twice for a tip. Rude server
  2. EW

    EricW

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience3
    The food, service, and views were excellent. However, there was a party two tables from ours that was VERY loud and obnoxious, which made it hard to carry on a conversation and truly enjoy the experience.
  3. T

    Team0

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Excellent steaks! Friendly service. Will come back again.
  4. JF

    JoseF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Muy recomendable, el lugar espectacular, la comida de lo mejor y muy buena atención
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Berlin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food5service3ambience3
    Didnt get the table we asked for otherwise good
  6. JS

    JeffS

    Richmond

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place is great! Literally, it’s the best steak I’ve ever had! The wine list was exceptional, and the service was excellent!
  7. E

    Emmy

    Chicago

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Love this place! Will keep coming to make up for lost time!😆😁👍🏼
  8. KM

    KatMarie

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service. Food was phenomenal. Can’t recommend enough!
  9. JJ

    JexJ

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall2food1service4ambience1
    Such a bad decision to eat here. The place is like eating dinner at great grandpa’s house. Our $180 dollar steak came out unequivocally well done and the management just didn’t really seem to care. I think this is a place for only baby boomers. Go to Maple and Ash or Bavettes.
  10. WG

    WisconsinGal

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Was hoping for a beautiful river view. Lunchtime does not offer this, dinner only. Wish I had known this before. Waiter was wonderful.
  11. DH

    DominiqueH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The customer service was great I love the table we had it was by the window and we were able to see a beautiful few The host made sure we were comfortable and out drinks was filled we didn’t wait long for our food
  12. P

    Patti

    San Francisco

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had the most exquisitely enjoyable dining experience with a table by the window providing a view of the glittering river and city lights and welcoming friendly staff putting us at ease. They were delighted to have us as guests and offered to take our photo. How thoughtful they are. We raved about the Gorgonzola crusted Filet Mignon as it was perfect: tender and flavorful with just the right crust. We also enjoyed the Sea Bass with lobster bisque special, an excellent and remarkable entree. We agreed that S&W has one of the best caesar salads we've ever had, and large enough to split between the two of us. Our server, Michelle, was just a pleasure to have... as she was cheerfully engaging, knowledgeable and helpful to us in making our choices. We ended this amazing evening with their signature Coconut layer cake which is definitely out of this world yummy. We had such a wonderful experience!
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Lake of the Ozarks

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was great as always

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded 5 days agoWe are happy that you were happy. Thanks so much

  14. PA

    PatA

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our daughter and her family were visiting from Nashville, TN and we wanted them to have a memorable dining experience. Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse in Chicago met or exceeded all of our expectations. Mission accomplished!

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded 5 days agoThanks Pat, we are so happy that wer rose to the challenge. We look forward to your next visit.

  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were celebrating a recent wedding engagement and I had mentioned this in the comments section of my reservation. They sat our party of six next to the window with beautiful river views. They even brought out glasses of champagne to toast to our celebration, which surprised everyone! The food was amazing. Not a single complaint. I personally ordered the best Caesar salad I’ve ever had followed by an amazing sea bass entree and a side of Mac and cheese. All were perfectly cooked. I also had a couple bites of my husband’s 10oz filet which was delicious. Comparable to Gibson’s steakhouse. We had the skillet cookie for dessert. The server was knowledgeable and super helpful with the menu. Overall we loved our evening and it felt like an event not just a dinner.

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded 5 days agoTHank you for sharing your special celebration with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed everything and hope to see you back here soon.

  16. ML

    MichaelL

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    I loved this place - you get what you pay for so it’s expensive but food was great. Seating downstairs was Amazon and view was exceptional. Service on par. The ONLY complaint is about the scallop appetizer. Only two small scallops and a heap of sweet potatoes. Cmon now. If we had a party of four does each get a half a scallop? For $26 there should have been more than that. Would eat here again overall

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded 5 days agoThanks Michael, we are so pleased you enjoyed dining with us.

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Birmingham

    6 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience2
    Have eaten here often and historically great experience. Server we had this time was more suited for a lower end restaurant. In todays world dining is all about good service. That is not what you will get here anymore. Be prepared for longer waits and empty drinks but the food is still good. When we dined imit was not busy so presume busy time would be much worse

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded 5 days agoI am so sorry or the issues you encountered with your server. Can you provide me with the reservation name?

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was amazing. Great view, great service and food was delicious.

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded 5 days agoWe are so pleased that you enjoyed dining with us!

  19. BM

    BobMila

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding restaurant all the way around! Well done!

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 22, 2022Thanks so much Bob, we can't wait to see you again!

  20. JK

    JasonK

    Chicago

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome food and service

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 22, 2022Thank you Jason, we are so pleased you enjoyed dining with us.

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Although the food was amazing, I was most impressed by the service! Such effort and attention were offered during our entire visit in celebration of my best friend’s 40th birthday.

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 22, 2022Thank you for choosing S&W for the special celebration and we are so happy that you enjoyed the experience.

  22. KP

    KristinaP

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Service and food were fabulous. We can’t wait to go back!!

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 22, 2022We can't wait to see you again!! Thanks you so much

  23. JP

    JacobP

    Chicago

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Noelle was a great server. Just shocked that the cheapest steak is $55 and everything is al la carte

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 22, 2022Thank you for your review Jacob, I will share your kind words with Noelle

  24. RV

    RhondaV

    Cincinnati

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary. Had a table next to us with two rowdy toddlers. Ugh!

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 22, 2022Rhonda, thank you for the very kind review and so sorry about your seat mates.

  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Grand Rapids

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing experience…service was great…food was wonderful. Will be back again for sure!

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 22, 2022Thank you so much for the wonderful review and we look forward to your next visit.

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022Thank you for the AMAZING review

  27. k

    katiez

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always amazing food and service! Love the view of the river!

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 22, 2022Thank you so much Katie! It is always a pleasure to have you here.

  28. AK

    AlvaK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    great steak. loved being downstairs to view the river and boats on the river.

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022Thanks so much Alva, we are so pleased you enjoyed dining with us and the view

  29. SP

    SankyPanky

    Indiana

    21 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on November 17, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience5
    We have been coming to Smith & Wollensky for years and this is our first non 5 star review. 100% of our review is based on the server we had. Food and cocktails were outstanding. Server was standing over on the side by the kitchen drinking his drink and checking his phone. Again...food was GREAT!!!! Service was super sub-par. We will go again as we believe this was an isolated incident but nonetheless, it was our experience recently.

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022Thank you for alerting us to the issue. I will address this with your server.

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Daughters bday. Very expensive but delicious and in the heart of downtown chicago.

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022Thank you for choosing S&W for your special celebration

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 14, 2022

    overall4food4service2ambience3
    Service was not as good as you expect for this restaurant. I have been there before and it wasn’t the same this last time (Nov 2022). I hope they put more attention to the service. We had to ask for the server several times. It wasn’t good and the gratuity was INCLUDED!!! I know why the servers don’t care… The food was good but nothing out of this world… I hope this helps to improve.
  32. LJ

    LuisJ

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent place, full recommended!

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022Thank you Luis, we are so happy you enjoyed the dining experience.

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful food! Would definitely go back!

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022Thank you so much, we look forward to serving you again.

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Savannah

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great experience. Drinks were excellent. Ordered smoke and mirrors and a dirty martini. Scallops with oxtail and sweet potato hash was tasty. Dry aged steak cooked perfectly with side of mushrooms. They offered us free dessert and a card for our anniversary. Nice touch and appreciated.
  35. NS

    NicoletteS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband and I had the most perfect night celebrating our anniversary over the weekend. The view of the river and city were beautiful and the food and service were outstanding!

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022Thank you for celebrating your anniversary with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed everything.

  36. KD

    KellyD

    Tampa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent choice of food- we had Angry shrimp and table side tartar as an app. The Apps were Delicious! Dinner we had surf and turf for 2. Steak was cooked to perfection. The service was spot on! We will definitely be back.

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022Thank you Kelly we look forward to your next visit.

  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great ambient,great service also great meal!

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022Thanks so much hope to serve you again soon.

  38. LR

    LidiaR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service, food and drinks were outstanding. The view of the Chicago River is also amazing. The only con is the decor: it is a bit outdated.

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022Thanks so much Lidia, stay tuned for new things to come.

  39. MR

    MariaRod

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Kiddos to Michelle!! Great customer service all around. Definitely will be back.
  40. LJ

    LJ19

    New York Area

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My friends and I had a lovely lunch.

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - ChicagoResponded on November 19, 2022We are so pleased that you did!

FAQs

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Chicago offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 670-9900.

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Chicago is rated 4.6 stars by 7631 OpenTable diners.

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Chicago does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 113 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Chicago

318 North State St, Marina City, Chicago, IL 60654

Additional information

  • Cross street

    North Bank of Chicago River

  • Neighborhood

    River North (Chicago)

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sat 2:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Steak

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Valet parking is offered directly in front of our entrance.

  • Public transit

    State/Lake, Grand

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Victor Newgren

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (312) 670-9900

  • Catering

    We have 7 different private dining rooms that will accommodate parties of 7 to 300 guests.

  • Private party facilities

    Enjoy our dry aged USDA Prime Steaks that are hand cut on premises. We serve great seafood, an award winning wine selection. For meetings, holiday parties, wedding receptions and more, our luxurious rooms can accommodate events large and small and everything in between. Buyouts for up to 700.

  • Private party contact

    Denise Malloy, Michele Scheel: (888) 287-3141

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