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Sebastian's Hideout

4.1
49 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Fusion / Eclectic
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

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About

Sebastian�s Hideout is a classy restaurant that offers traditional American fare. The main area for eating is downstairs with intimate lighting. Enjoy a meal with a significant other by starting off with crab cakes made with Maryland blue crab or stuffed shrimp using Gulf shrimp. Move onto an entr�e of pan-seared miso glazed salmon, breast of chicken or a pork chop stuffed with bacon and smoked gouda cheese. At Sebastian's Hideout, the whole family can enjoy vegetarian dishes such as the Greek pasta or the mushroom pasta made with angel hair and exotic mushrooms topped with a cinnamon brown butter sauce.

Move upstairs to the bar area after dinner for a drink at Sebastian's Hideout. Enjoy a glass of wine from the international wine list featuring west coast options as well as Argentina, France, New Zealand or Italy. Cocktails and other liqueurs are readily available from the full bar.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Fusion / Eclectic, Organic, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation


Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(217) 789-8988
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
John Oliver
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Catering
Sebastian's is equipped to cater your event no matter what the size. From a business lunch for 10 or a 300 person reception.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Monroe Street
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.1  based on all time ratings
4.1
food
4.1
service
4.0
ambience
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Diningdivas (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on September 6, 2014

The steak my boyfriend had was tough and had a lot of fat in it. It was the steak special for the day. I would recommend sticking with the filet on the menu. The dessert was great and the service was ok. Like I said nothing special.

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Pacer (St. Louis)
2.0  Dined on September 6, 2014

Not a regular, since an out of towner. But that said, frequent trips to Springfield have included visits to Sebastian's over the years. Think it's time to try new places. Old atmosphere, too loud music, inconsistent service (although our server tried her best), and just ok food make it time to rethink. Several years ago it was a "can't wait to go" place but now it's just a yawner.

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vip4goodfood (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on August 16, 2014

Sebastian's never disappoints! The lobster bisque soup was great and our entrees were very tasty. Good value for the quality and quantity.

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Thag (New England)
4.0  Dined on June 27, 2014

I made online reservations 6:40 for a 7:00 seating. In my online reservation I requested two glasses of champagne be waiting on our table. The staff did not disappoint. The champagne was waiting and I had a wonderful dinner with my wife. The food was fantastic and the service attentive.

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Constantreader (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on June 24, 2014

We choose Sebastian's to celebrate our 26th wedding anniversary. We would not have gone there had we not had a gift card. The service was very good and so was the food, but we felt that the meal was over priced. Probably won't be going back, which is a shame because the place is very romantic.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on June 24, 2014

Excellent food and service with a little classic rock playing nice

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vipGayle (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on May 2, 2014

We sat in a back booth… enjoyed the privacy and romance. Great martini menu- loved the Bellini martini. I had a beet salad that was delicious, my partner had the caprese which was artfully layered with asparagus. We shared the sesame tuna dinner. Also delicious. I would recommend, and I would go again!

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vipfrankieb (Las Vegas)
1.0  Dined on April 18, 2014

Can't explain in 27 characters or less how horrible this restaurant experience was. Given more space I could explain.

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Randy (Des Moines)
3.0  Dined on March 29, 2014

It was nice, but for a nearly $200 meal for 2 I just expected more. I'll go back but it will be awhile.

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sxfood (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on March 17, 2014

As always the food and the service were exceptional.

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vipOpenTable Diner (St. Louis)
5.0  Dined on March 12, 2014

The experience overall was outstanding. Thank you for a great experience! I will be back....

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beelady (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on March 7, 2014

Quiet and relaxed, this venue was a special treat. The presentation of the items served was lovely. A particular hit was the sesame crusted Ahi tuna. In the future, I will avoid the fried foods (appetizer sampler), but the rest for our party of five was creative and delicious! We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on February 15, 2014

I had reserved a table for 2 from the online reservation option. I do not recall having an option when making the reservation to request a booth or table. Upon arriving with my date for my reservation (and I was early) I observed the restaurant was not at all busy and in fact there were at least 3 or 4 booths available. I requested a booth looking for a more romantic setting withh my date, and and was told the restaurant was "very busy" and the booths were reserved. Really? Anyway, I was seated at a nice table and throughout dinner I observed the same booths were never occupied. In fact, the restaurant did not seem busy at all.  I felt as if perhaps I didn't know the "right person" to get a booth.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2014

Not sure about the food here. Reserved a table for valentines day. Arrived to find the restaurant extremely cramped due to the placement of extra tables to accommodate valentine diners. We were placed at the rear of the restaurant and had to squeeze past other couples already dinning to reach our table. When seated, we were so close to the table next to ours that it practically became one big picnic table experience. This may be fine for a work lunch but not for a romantic dinner date. There prices were high but that may be relative to the quality of the meal which we did not stick around to try. So maybe try this place on a normal night but avoid if a special holiday and you would like a quiet romantic dinner option.

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liketoeat (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 13, 2014

To use the restroom guest were required to walk through a meeting with a projection screen in the direct path of the restrooms. There was no way to avoid this. Also water stain on ceiling, ripped and stained seat cushions. This does not say - fine dining. Also a hand written note on the door asked deliveries to be sent to another door.

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