Walton Street

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489 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American
The people that brought you neighborhood favorites Gemini in Lincoln Park & Coda di Volpe in Lakeview are thrilled to be in the Gold Coast with Walton Street Kitchen+ Bar. Walton Street wants to be your neighborhood spot. Whether looking for an excellent dinner or a delicious weekend brunch, there are familiar favorites ready for you to enjoy again and again. Chef Miguel Ortiz brings his beautiful and always delicious food to the table on his ever-changing menu. Join us for Neighborhood Nights Sunday - Thursday featuring dishes like fried chicken and burgers + burgundies or Happy Hour which is offered nightly from 4:30-6:30. We also have a wonderful brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm which hosts bottomless brunch beverages!
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All Night Happy Hour

$7 drinks and bites in our bar and lounge.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: December 10, 2019

Ends: December 11, 2118

Availability: Mon 4:30PM-9:00PM

Daily Happy Hour

$7 drinks and bites in our bar and lounge.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: December 16, 2019

Ends: December 17, 2118

Availability: Sun 4:30PM-6:30PM
Tue-Sat 4:30PM-6:30PM

Daily Happy Hour

Enjoy $7 wines, cocktails and bar bites 7 days a week in our bar and on our patio!

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: August 8, 2019

Ends: August 9, 2118

Availability: Mon-Thu 4:30PM-6:15PM

What 489 People Are Saying
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B
Chicago
191 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you Mike

S
Chicago
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Overall, it was a good experience. We made reservations for Sunday brunch, arrived early and were seated right away. It was quite busy and we sat at the table for 5-10 minutes before a manager approached asking if our server had come, which right away he knew he hadn't given the empty water glasses. He filled our waters and took our drink order (we went for the bottomless mimosas) and it was another 10 minutes before we received those and our waiter's attention. The service improved from there and the food was decent.

NE
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food3service5ambience5

This spot made my birthday amazing!
I didn’t expect a private room. They even printed my name on the menu!
The option for bottomless cocktails for $22 was a huge hit for my friends. I can’t wait to be a Sunday regular here!

p
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing: service, food, drinks!

p
Chicago
38 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The Room is beautiful. The food is good. The service was a bit slow but the staff was wonderfully responsive. Was very busy at the time that we were there. They gave us a 20% disco because of the long wait. We thought that was a real acknowledgments of a well run organization.

OT
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience3

We had the beet/orange salad and the chicken hash. Both were very good. Would have liked a bread basket or similar - also found it very noisy during the weekend brunch hour.

BK
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Very good! We did the bottomless deal with brunch and found it to be a great value. You could mix and match drinks. Our server, Yazmin, was super attentive and kept the drinks flowing. Food was great!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time the manager Chris was very attentive. We ordered the shrimp appetizer it was delicious as were the mussels. We will be back

B
Chicago
191 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you Kate and Mike
Always great to introduce friends and colleagues to Walton Street

TC
Indiana
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went there with a group before a show and it was great. Had never been and will go back. had the whole roasted chicken and it was tremendous. In a great neighborhood. Prices very fair, too!

JK
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stopped in for happy hour! Great little selection of $7 appetizers and drink options. Nice wait staff. Feels ritzy but it’s reasonable prices.

M
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a surprise. Very close to the Newberry Library. Came here on a chance after a lecture and was pleasantly surprised. Bar is very nice and the dining area was well decorated. My friends and I had several different things and declared to be very good. I had the hamburger because it is the test. My wife had scallops that were done perfectly. The risotto was not overcooked and mushy.

T
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love it. Great food drinks and atmosphere!
Much needed in the neighborhood! My new go to.

O
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were amazing

MW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Shannon, our server, was one of the best I have every had. He was amazing. I would come back to the restaurant just because of his perfect service.

S
Chicago
29 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A neighborhood gem for a drink, dinner or a date. Great menu, keto and vegan friendly and best wait staff and service staff around. Our go to place.

LL
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here. Happy hour was great. Will be back!!

S
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great happy hour specials

NT
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great and the atmosphere was really nice. Wait staff was on top of everything. Always have a nice time here.

D
Portland
12 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We really like this restaurant. I’d like to see more dessert options though.
The sesame tuna burger is awesome!

SM
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was terrific. Food very good. Atmosphere comfortable.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Except for the fact that the maitre d’ didn’t bother to tell my guests that I had checked in and was sitting at the bar with another of our guests so we spent 45 minutes not being seated together or knowing what had happened, it was a nice evening. Decent wines by the glass, attentive waitstaff.

DK
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The crab cakes are wonderful, not composed of filler with a minimum of crab like so many places Service was attentive, with a floor manager following up. Excellent place to eat before the theater at Ruth Page.

M
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our son has severe food allergies. The staff, the chef were so considerate and attentive ! Breath of fresh Air! Fabulous food!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our manager and server were amazing! The manager forgot my ketchup and because he did, he provided two dessert options to apologize. We appreciated the customer service. We will be back!

PK
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Terrific Trout entree. Comfortable atmosphere and very friendly and competent service.

S
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In the neighborhood a great place for a drink, dinner and special occasion. Excellent wait and service staff, attentive to needs, menu perfect for healthy (keto) dinning or any desire. From burger to top flight main course. A place we will come again and again.

GA
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food in a comfortable and attractive setting. The owners have got a winning formula.
Thanks to Darma for great service. We'll be back.

c
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated at our reserved time. Service was perfect. Even though it was a Saturday night and busy, we were never rushed. The food was perfectly seasoned and cooked.
Would recommend to everyone.

B
Chicago
191 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant week menu
Thank you, Kate, John and Mike

And also Jenny, always pleasant and welcoming at the door

JC
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience2

very, very slow service and overpriced - won't go back

j
Detroit
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Flexible and gracious when called about arrival delay of approximately 30 minutes after the scheduled time due to traffic detours and delays from nasty weather.

Entrance and first floor bar that looks like an old library/smoking lounge is a very best way to enter, although a bit confusing since I did not know I just needed to head upstairs for the restaurant hostess.

Seated right away. Table location ideal. Restaurant Week Prix Fixe menu offered good choices for a decent price (although not much different than just ordering a la carte).

Water was refilled frequently. Mushroom and leek risotto was excellent. Spare rib with polenta was cooked near perfectly. My cocktail was decent. Overall vibe was relaxing and not too stuffy.

CT
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service and food were outstanding! My husband spilled a glass of wine and the staff not only replaced the glass of wine, but also spent a good amount of time making sure our jackets and coats were wine free! Also, you can't beat happy hour until 6:30 with great tasting apps and drinks for $7. Definitely will be back!

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great brunch...good menu, cozy atmosphere, awesome bottomless brunch option!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is an amazing place. You should check out their brunch and unlimited drink special. They have the best staff and amazing food! Check it out!

OT
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time! It was our anniversary and they greeted us with a glass of champagne! Everything was amazing😊

LG
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great experience at Walton St this past Saturday for brunch. Food was excellent and noise level low enough for conversation. The lounge downstairs was a great cozy environment for drinks afterward on a blustery Chicago day. Our only concern was that staff seemed a bit confused and flustered that we wanted to have drinks in the lounge. At first I wondered if this was not allowed so I asked and let them know we were fine not doing so, but they assured me it was fine. Our server was great but again he seemed flustered and I kept feeling that I was putting him out, so we just had one drink each and left.

A
Washington DC
29 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kate and Marcus were as welcoming as always - and - after a long, long stressful work week that was a pleasure. I'll be back.

MJ
Chicago
45 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hosted a work event with colleagues from all over the world. I wanted a restaurant that represented a Chicago neighborhood restaurant but in a place that was easy to reach from the hotel district. The evening was lovely and our server made the evening - even topping off the night with a champagne toast. Thank you for the great evening.

s
Key West
5 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great space, wonderful food and easy for conversation.

The carrot cake muffin is delicious as are the blueberry pancakes. Wonderfully spicy bloody mary!