29 "See And Be Seen" restaurants in Chicago.
Chicago Cut is a great steakhouse right on the river ideal for special occasions and power business meals.
Hogsalt Hospitality does French food. Patrick Kane once went on a date here and you should too.
We wanted to hate it, but we can’t. RPM Steak can hang with the Chicago steakhouse classics any day.
Maple & Ash sits in the middle of the Chicago steakhouse Venn diagram. It’s both new-school and old.
Duck Duck Goat is a high-end Chinese restaurants that’s always fun with excellent and interesting food.
Roka Akor is a trendy Japanese restaurant in River North that has great food but is also expensive.
Prime & Provisions is the kind of steakhouse that fits a few different needs. Steaks are good, plus a few wildcard dishes elevate things to the next step.
Momotaro is like a Japanese Discovery Zone. You may need to sample the menu a bit, but hit your stride and it’s a great meal.
Nico Osteria is a seafood-focused Italian restaurant in the Gold Coast’s Thompson Hotel.
Bill and Giuliana Rancic force us to like them with excellent Italian food in a trendy setting.
Aba is a sceney restaurant in the West Loop serving tasty Mediterranean small plates.
Cindy’s has the best rooftop and views in Chicago that overlook Grant Park and Lake Michigan.
Bar Siena is great for a fun gathering in the West Loop. Go heavy on the pizza and pastas. And drinks. You’re going to want those too.
There’s no denying Big Star is an anchor tenant of the Wicker Park dining scene, but that doesn’t mean everyone feels the same way about it.