Would we suggest that someone from Vancouver or Maine come here? Probably not. But if you’re near McCormick Place and need a dinner spot, consider Chicago Oyster House a valid option. They have a variety of decent oysters, along with things like crab legs, sushi, and steak in an upscale space. Get the fresh oysters, anything fried, and skip the sushi.
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Lobo Rey is a Mexican restaurant in the South Loop serving decent tacos, but not much else.
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Fish Bar is like the offspring of a New England fish shack that spent some time in New Orleans. Nothing wrong with that.
Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar
Heritage Restaurant and Caviar Bar is a casual restaurant in Humboldt Park, with an extensive selection of caviar and fantastic Eastern European food.
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Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, and Stone Crab
Joe’s is consistently one of the best steakhouses in town, and you shouldn’t even order steak. Stone crabs are where it’s at.
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.
Sushi-san is an upbeat restaurant in River North with high-quality sushi and tasty small plates.
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