The Hampton Social - River North
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Great place for breakfast or brunch. Relaxed atmosphere conducive to a good start for the day.
we had heard great things about the restaurant and were really looking forward to brunch. however despite having booked a reservation, we were told that they didn't have it on file and the wait would be an hour. the hostess did not offer an apology or try to fix the situation. why enroll with opentable if you are not going to honor reservations made on the system?
Great place to get together with friends
The brunch was excellent! The Crab in a Jar is my favortie. Food is fantastic.
Love everything about this place, food was delicious(I got the lemon half roasted chicken and subbed the potato for asparagus) and cooked nicely, drinks were awesome especially the froze, but service was not great. The waiter was rushed when taking our orders and not attentive.
This is my new favorite place. The Brussels sprouts are the best around!
Quiet, romantic, good service and great food. Went for a last minute valentines dinner, the open availability was great. No complaints. Stayed a bit after close and felt we weren’t rushed out. Overall lovely atmosphere. Always love returning to the Hampton social.
Celebrated Valentine’s Day & everything was great! Our first time there & I would definitely go back. The food was amazing!
Great experience. Our server was great and we were pleasantly surprised by the Valentine’s Day special they offered!
Food was very good and so was the service. Costed way too much though
I wasn’t allowed inside. Despite I had made a reservation. Never again will I come here.
It's not only a 'nice looking' restaurant, food was delicious!
Definitely coming back :)
Went for a Saturday brunch with friends. Incredible unique food and atmosphere. Live music. Fun drinks.
Service was OK, food was not quite expected. Risoto crunched like uncooked rice and the scallops did not appear to be prepared well. Many of the dishes ordered contained things that were not in the menu - and coincidentally, my team didn't want to eat. We had a group of 8 and had asked for seating at a regular table (we asked in the OpenTable comments for regular seating, high top seating was only available for our group). The entire restaurant was near empty and we could have been accommodated. The high top chairs caused most in our group to continue to slip off the chairs throughout the dinner. I wound up having one foot on the ground the entire dinner to avoid slipping off the chair. I think this is a good concept, but there was just a lot of weird things that wound up not making for an appealing or appetizing experience.
Poor quality food.
Wow! Went for Restaurant Week and had a great time. All the starters, and all the portions overall, were HUGE! But unlike most places that pile it on, all the dishes here were also high quality and great tasting. Very, very good. We'll be back for sure.
Thanks so much for the awesome review! We appreciate you coming to check out our Restaurant Week menu and we're so happy to hear that not only did you enjoy it, we surprised you with the quality of our cuisine. We look forward to seeing you in the future.
The roasted Brussels sprouts were way better than I expected, and we only got them on an recommendation from our server Ana. The crab croquettes were also very tasty, as were the cocktails. There were 3 of us and we agreed that it would be nice to go back for brunch to see what that's like.
Great spot for Chicago Restaurant Week!
Food was amazing, loved the live music too. Unfortunately we had to ask for everything twice and the food came out really late and half the group got theirs even later.
Decided to try Hampton Social during Restaurant Week to see if it would become a more frequent stop - unfortunately not the case and didn’t live up to the hype.
Both the first course (crispy brussel sprouts and frites) as well as the dessert course (cheesecake and gelato) were the stand outs of the meal. The entree’s selected were not as expected as described on the menu. They lacked in flavor and execution. The beach bowl for example was mainly “filler” (rice and quinoa) with very little avocado. While the sag harbor hash was mush - no crunchy topping, or crispy potato layer, flavor was bland, and no excitement to bring you to take another bite. Which made me feel the Restaurant week “deal” wasn’t that great of a value.
The service provided was excellent.
Overall I would return if persuaded by a friend for appetizers and a drink but with the prices they charge I’d prefer to try a new restaurant all together.
The Brussel Sprouts were to die for!
Celebrated my daughter’s birthday very accommodating and very patient service was good could’ve been great but the service was overall good will definitely be back. I was able to add more people to my reservation without needing a credit card and I really truly appreciated that
Staff are great and beautiful restaurant I would definitely recommend this and will come back again
My and both my guests ordered the seafood salad, which is my "go-to," and usually a great lunch option. The salads came, and I immediately noticed a strong fishy smell, but thought it was just me. The vegetables and salad were fresh and good. But my crab tasted very fishy. My guests believed it was the shrimp. Unfortunately, we were all chatting so much, we didn't send the salads back or mention it to our server. I know we should have, but we didn't. I have consistently had good food at Hampton Social, and imagine this was an off day.
Food was slow to come out at lunch hour and maybe 30 people eating in restaurant did not seem busy
Great atmosphere! Friendly staff! Amazing food!
Went here for brunch on my birthday & had the time of my life. Really felt as if I was a part of a real breakfast club!
KareishaR, thanks so much for the great review! We appreciate you choosing our venue to celebrate your birthday and we're glad that we could make it all the more special. Thank you for the recommendation and we hope to see you again soon.
Sunday brunch ambiance with live music is very calming and creates a great atmosphere. Place looks great, food was very tasty and excellent service.
MarilynB, thanks so much for the awesome review! Sounds like you were able to have the full Hampton Social experience, guitarist included, and we're so happy that you enjoyed it. We hope you'll come to dine with us again.
We all over different dishes to compare and taste... nothing disappointed. Great ambiance and nothing better than to simply walk downstairs afterwards!
Thanks so much for the review! Glad to hear that you were adventurous with the items you selected and that they all hit the spot. We appreciate your patronage at both The Hampton Social and Bassment and we look forward to seeing you again.
This place is so cute, the guy with the guitar singing live just put the cherry on top! I wish the wait staff was a little more faster. The food was nothing spectacular but nonetheless still pretty good. I just loves the ambiance of the place.
great decor and environment. old chef used to make better salads. wish they had old menu.
Delightful brunch location beautifully decorated and delicious food.
LauraD, thanks so much for the nice review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit, we appreciate the recommendation and we hope to see you again in the future.
Beautiful interior, great service, small quantities of mediocre food, and overpriced food & drinks. If you’re ordering from the bar, go with a beer so you’re not disappointed.
Veronica, I'm sorry that your visit failed to impress. We are always striving to provide our guests with impeccable service and exceptional food at a price they feel is worth it and if we failed to accomplish all those objectives, I apologize. We will take your feedback into consideration and we hope you'll give us another opportunity in the future to make a better impression.
Maybe there is a new chef or new management? Seems have changed for the worse.
I had been to Hampton Social before and enjoyed the food, drinks, and atmosphere. I decided to take my boyfriend there for a birthday celebration. Just as before, the food, drinks, and service was excellent. We’ll be back again, either by ourselves but hopefully with additional friends to also enjoy the experience.
I usually LOVE Hampton social, like go on a weekly basis kind of love. But this time for the food was extremely burnt and had an off taste. Definitely could’ve just been a one time thing though so I highly recommend still!!
Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry to hear that your meal left something to be desired. We pride ourselves on providing our guests with an exceptional meal and if that failed to be the case during your most recent visit, I apologize. I hope you'll give us another opportunity in the future to make a better impression.
Great decor and atmosphere. Love the live music!
The clam chowder was delicious!!
Thanks for the awesome review! Glad you were able to get the full Hampton Social experience, music included. We'll keep the clam chowder piping hot for your next visit.
Food & service was great. The issue we had was that the tables were so close together we were frequently getting bumped by the patrons at the table behind us.
M2G2, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Happy to hear that food and service were on point. We appreciate the feedback on the proximity of the tables and will look into how we can improve that for the future. We hope you come back to dine with us again.