Check out some of our favorite restaurants in the city below.
Ronero"Ronero" or a "Maestro Ronero" by definition, is someone who has mastered the art of distilling rum. The menu is meant to take guests on a journey through South America - highlighting flavors from Colombia, Brazil, Peru and Argentina. The space pulls inspiration from the Art Deco era mixed with rustic Colonial to emulate the perfect Latin American backdrop. Refined yet casual, we encourage patrons to stay late as an evening at Ronero never ends right after dinner..."
Le ColonialIn the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast, Le Colonial boasts a colorful menu of French, Vietnamese fusion cuisine. Each dish is filled with flavor so you really can't go wrong with whatever you get. The cozy, exotic interior captures the beauty, romance and spirit of 1920's French-Colonial Southeast Asia. Its beautiful interior combined with its elevated menu makes this is a great spot for a classy dinner or a cool date. We definitely would recommend a visit to this hot spot.
Hubbard Inn"European-inspired small plates, quintessential mid-century cocktails, and old world décor, make this eccentric River North establishment one of Chicago’s preferred dining and nightlife destinations."
Copper Fox Gastropub"Copper Fox Gastropub is a modern American pub focused on a “craveable” menu with curious twists on American cuisine and cocktails. Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it had no ill effects on the fox. That’s the because the fox has a more tasteful form of curiosity, one that is smart and selective. Located just steps from the Magnificent Mile in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood, Copper Fox is top-rated on Yelp offering a fun and exciting dining experience for breakfast, lunch, or dinner in a relaxed, downtown setting. So come on in, and feed your curiosity."
Tuscany on Taylor"Tuscany offers an extensive selection of unique Italian entrees, sure to tantalize anyone’s taste buds. One-of-a-kind pasta dishes, with the finest steaks and freshest seafood, as well as daily specials prepared to perfection by our executive chef."
The Hampton Social"The Hampton Social, found in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, IL, first opened its doors in August 2015. The lifestyle concept - owned, operated and designed by restaurateur Brad Parker - is a restaurant hotspot that evokes East Coast living in every aspect. "
Enolo Wine Cafe"Enolo Wine Café is a wine-focused escape from the ordinary located in the heart of River North. Our wine list offers familiar choices and unexpected surprises, with both Old World and New World varietals, all curated to complement the simple and delicious fare."
Portsmith"Portsmith. Named for the notion that seafood is a staple of most port towns and our chefs are the food “smiths” and craftsmen elevating one of nature’s greatest gifts to man.
When working with truly great seafood, we believe in the “less is more” approach. Sometimes the best ingredient is the one left off the plate.
Portsmith sources the best quality and freshest seafood. We honor the seafood and fisherman with bold flavors yet simple plating. Precision yet restraint showcase the natural flavors of our pristine catch. Among the most celebrated restaurant openings of 2017, Portsmith has earned 3 stars from local dining critic, Phil Vettel, among numerous other accolades from critics and local diners."
*Can not be combined with Happy Hour Items.
Concrete Cowboy"Western-themed partying hits River North at this sprawling, industrial-chic warehouse, an offshoot of a national mini-chain combining sports bar and nightclub with late-late hours (till 5 AM on Saturdays) along with multiple TVs, dancing to DJs, bar fare and brunch."
Steadfast"Steadfast brings innovative, chef-driven dining from The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group to the Chicago Loop at The Kimpton Gray Hotel. Located in the heart of Chicago's Financial District and steps away from Chicago's Theater District, critics rave that Steadfast is elevating the Loop's dining scene - the most ambitious restaurant to open in the area in years. Clients or Coworkers enjoy our comfortable yet bustling lunches or happy hour while appreciating the quality and attention to detail. Dinner is a showcase of true Chicago culinary talent.
Steadfast offers contemporary-American cuisine with beautifully composed dishes to food savvy hotel guests, pre-theater diners, business diners & power-lunchers, along with Chicago’s passionate dining community. Steadfast has been described as an instant classic in one of Chicago's celebrated historical buildings.
Steadfast’s focal point - the exhibition kitchen, invites guests from every seat in the house to personally connect with the culinary team. The exhibition kitchen houses a wood-fired oven, cast-iron plancha, and overlooks the charcuterie room. "
Parlay at Joy"Parlay at Joy District is a lively, ultramodern sports parlor that has taken over the first floor of the multi-level drinking and dining establishment. A high-energy atmosphere with elevated bar fare from Executive Chef Jason Hedin, Parlay at Joy District aims to be River North's quintessential gathering spot for sports lovers alike. With a design inspiration flowing from the growing shoe culture fascinated by millennials, guests will enjoy ample booth seating, multiple 100-inch LED TV's and a 200-inch projection screen, so there's never a bad seat in the house. Guests will nosh on dishes like piri-piri chicken wings, avocado crab toast, pork belly sliders, and chickpea fries as well as Neapolitan style speciality and classic pizzas. Parlay at Joy District will cater to craft beer and cider lovers with a nod to local brewers, and offer bottled craft cocktail punches."
The Royal Grocer & Co."A farm to table vegetarian friendly restaurant in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood featuring locally sourced french inspired plates. Proudly serving local breweries alongside a rotating beer and wine list with seasonal crafted cocktails and boozy slushies.
Eat. Drink. Enjoy! "
The Scout Waterhouse + Kitchen"Rustic watering hole with a long beer list, souped-up pub grub, lots of TVs & patio seating."
Slurping Turtle"This casual Japanese comfort-food spot serves noodles, sashimi & grilled dishes plus beer, wine & sake. If you are looking for a fun night out in River North or a casual date spot Slurping Turtle has you covered."