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A photo of The Gage restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(10089)
$$$$
• American • Downtown / Loop
Booked 110 times today
The Gage has become a perennial favorite of locals and visitors alike for over ten years by effortlessly blending European influence with American style. The restaurant serves refined, rustic cuisine, innovative libations and an award-winning wine list all in a lively, convivial setting. Known as a “must visit” among Chicago’s dining scene, The Gage continues to evolve by serving well-rounded food and beverage menus that feature classic dishes and drinks with contemporary twists rooted in tradition.
A photo of The Dearborn restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4575)
$$$$
• American • Downtown / Loop
We are where you want to be in the heart of Chicago’s Loop, a perfect break from the bustle of the theaters, museums and shops around us. Settle into a seat in our spacious dining room and enjoy Chef Aaron Cuschieri’s Midwest-focused cooking for lunch or dinner.Our team at The Dearborn is committed to your health and well-being. To ensure everyone’s safety as we welcome you back, we ask that you follow the social distancing and sanitary guidelines that have been put in place to protect you and our staff.
A photo of Acanto restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2826)
$$$$
• Italian • Downtown / Loop
Booked 4 times today
Across from Millennium park and along Chicago’s Cultural Mile, Acanto Restaurant + Wine Bar is a treasured destination for those who appreciate authentic and approachable Italian food in a conversation-friendly atmosphere. Acanto serves seasonally-driven Italian cuisine from both regions of Italy utilizing artisanal ingredients from Midwest farmers and producers. Acanto boasts one of the most lauded wine programs in the US, including a 3-star rating by World of Fine Wine and a two-glass “Best of Excellence” rating by Wine Spectator. The libations menu is rounded out by Italian classics including spritzes and negronis along with craft cocktails, beer, and spirits. The word Acanto is the Italian translation of Acanthus, the flowery leaf featured prominently in Roman architecture. Famed architect Louis Sullivan used Acanthus in his distinctive terra cotta ornamentation found on the facade of the historically-landmarked building that houses Acanto.
A photo of Ocean Prime - Chicago restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2077)
$$$$
• Seafood • Downtown / Loop
Booked 45 times today
Located on the second level of the LondonHouse building on the corner of Michigan & Wacker, Ocean Prime is a nationally acclaimed, modern American restaurant & lounge from the award-winning Cameron Mitchell Restaurants. Stunning settings, an impressive menu of seafood & steaks, and genuine hospitality make Ocean Prime the ideal place to socialize, talk business, celebrate & indulge. Reservations are recommended. Ocean Prime strives to provide an elegant, fine dining atmosphere. Our associates’ priority is to ensure your experience is memorable. We ask that our guests choose attire that is both polished and suited to our restaurant.THANK YOU FOR NOT WEARING: Clothing emitting excessive marijuana odor Excessively revealing clothing or exposed undergarments Clothing with offensive language or graphics Admittance to Ocean Prime is at the discretion of management who reserves the right to refuse service to patrons who are inappropriately dressed.
A photo of Sayat Nova restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(528)
$$$$
• Middle Eastern • Downtown / Loop
Located just steps from Michigan Avenue in the heart of Chicago's thriving Streeterville neighborhood, Sayat Nova is a cozy, romantic enclave tucked back from the city's urban sprawl. Since 1970, we have offered Armenian cuisine that presents a slightly earthier variation on typical Mediterranean fare.

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Chicago's downtown Loop district is a bustling center of commerce known for its historical scenery and unique urban culture. Located between Chicago Street and Harrison Street, the Loop is also home to numerous eateries that draw inspiration from across the world. Visitors to the Loop regularly enjoy Chicago-style deep-dish pizza and hot dogs. While these classic offerings have earned a reputation as Chicago's most popular foods, foodies and culinary experts are impressed by the Loop's hip restaurants that are revolutionizing the dining scene. Many small restaurants in the Loop offer upscale New American fare. New American dishes often consist of traditional American dishes that are fused with foreign flavors. People in search of romantic dining environments can enjoy upscale steakhouses. Small family-owned Southern and Eastern European restaurants are also popular in the Downtown/Loop area.

Chicago's downtown Loop district is a bustling center of commerce known for its historical scenery and unique urban culture. Located between Chicago Street and Harrison Street, the Loop is also home to numerous eateries that draw inspiration from across the world. Visitors to the Loop regularly enjoy Chicago-style deep-dish pizza and hot dogs. While these classic offerings have earned a reputation as Chicago's most popular foods, foodies and culinary experts are impressed by the Loop's hip restaurants that are revolutionizing the dining scene. Many small restaurants in the Loop offer upscale New American fare. New American dishes often consist of traditional American dishes that are fused with foreign flavors. People in search of romantic dining environments can enjoy upscale steakhouses. Small family-owned Southern and Eastern European restaurants are also popular in the Downtown/Loop area.

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