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The Best Chicago Valentines Restaurants


Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so why not make your reservations for a romantic restaurant in Chicago today? Here you'll find all of the best Chicago Valentines restaurants for the perfect date.

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Allium Contemporary
No Rating
Dining Room at Allium, Chicago, IL Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
120 E. Delaware Pl.
Chicago, IL 60611
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New American cuisine in the former Seasons space. More...

Bar Toma Italian
14/20
110 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Tony Mantuano's Italian wine and shareable plates bar offers pizzazz and pizzas off the Mag Mile. More...

BellyQ Asian
12/20
Dining Room at BellyQ, Chicago, IL 1400 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60607

Modern Asian barbecue, tabletop grilling and a karaoke room add up to good fun at this West Looper from Bill Kim. More...

Benny’s Chop House Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Benny’s Chop House, Chicago, IL 444 N. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

In a city known for steak, Benny Siddu’s modern-day chophouse stands out from the pack. More...

Big Jones Southern
14/20
Dining Room at Big Jones, Chicago, IL 5347 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Southern cuisine gets an update at this small, chef-driven gem. More...

Bistrot Margot French
12/20
1437-39 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60610
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Romance exudes from this Left Bank setting, which is quite the scene during prime time. More...

Boka Contemporary
No Rating
Dining Room at Boka, Chicago, IL 1729 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, IL 60614
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A chic, stylish place for theater diners and hardcore food lovers. More...

Cafe des Architectes French
14/20
Dining Room at Cafe des Architectes, Chicago, IL Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
20 E. Chestnut St.
Chicago, IL 60611

This near-Water Tower hideaway is an architecturally dramatic dining destination. More...

Cafe Spiaggia Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Cafe Spiaggia, Chicago, IL One Magnificent Mile Building
980 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Try the antipasti, gnocchi and classy desserts at this slightly less spendy sib to Tony Mantuano’s Spiaggia. More...

Cape Cod Room Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Cape Cod Room, Chicago, IL The Drake Hotel
140 E. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Longtime seafood joint in The Drake Hotel attracts well-heeled tourists and locals for fresh catches and star sightings. More...

Cite Contemporary
11/20
Dining Room at Cite, Chicago, IL Lake Point Tower
505 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611
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This elegant restaurant's 70th floor perch atop Lake Point Tower wins every time. More...

David Burke's Primehouse Steakhouse
No Rating
Dining Room at David Burke The JAMES
616 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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David Burke takes on steak --- and Chicagoans couldn’t be happier. More...

Embeya Asian
12/20
Dining Room at Embeya, Chicago, IL 564 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60661
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Thai Dang presents painstakingly prepared, modern Asian fusion in the West Loop. More...

Everest French
17/20
Dining Room at Everest, Chicago, IL Chicago Stock Exchange
440 S. La Salle St., 40th Fl.
Chicago, IL 60605
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French refinement, complete with an art-adorned space, profoundly endures 40 floors above Chicago's Loop. More...

The Florentine Italian
No Rating
Dining Room at The Florentine, Chicago, IL JW Marriott Chicago
151 W. Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60604

The JW Marriott-centered venture from BLT Restaurants emphasizes modern Italian wizardry. More...

Geja's Cafe American
12/20
Dining Room at Geja 340 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
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Decades-old fondue restaurant that has seen its share of marriage proposals and anniversary celebrations. More...

Girl & The Goat Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Girl & The Goat, Chicago, IL 809 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60607
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"Top Chef" Stephanie Izard dishes up oft-surprising, funky fare at her hopping West Loop haunt. More...

Green Zebra Vegetarian
15/20
Dining Room at Green Zebra, Chicago, IL 1460 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
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Carnivores won't miss the meat at this haute, mostly vegetarian restaurant. More...

Harry Caray's Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Harry Caray 33 W. Kinzie St.
Chicago, IL 60654
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Cubs fans (heck, carnivores in general) flock to this honorary Italian steakhouse. More...

Harry Caray's Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Harry Caray Holiday Inn & Suites
10233 W. Higgins Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018
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Cubs fans and suits of all stripes flock to this Italian steakhouse honoring a dearly departed broadcaster. More...

Kinzie Chophouse Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Kinzie Chophouse, Chicago, IL 400 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60610
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There’s a reason this longtime steakhouse has loyalists: the things it does, it does right. More...

Lawry's The Prime Rib American
12/20
Dining Room at Lawry 100 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Located in a grand mansion, this institution focuses squarely on prime rib. More...

Lockwood Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Lockwood, Chicago, IL Palmer House Hilton
17 E. Monroe St., Lobby level
Chicago, IL 60603
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Lockwood has seen some kitchen changes, but we’re wholly on board with Joe Rose. More...

Michael Jordan's Steak House Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Michael Jordan InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
505 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Dramatic lighting and leather evoke luxury at this contemporary Michael Jordan meatery. More...

North Pond French
15/20
Dining Room at North Pond, Chicago, IL 2610 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614
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Seasonal, contemporary cuisine in the heart of Lincoln Park. More...

Oceanique Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Oceanique, Evanston, IL 505 Main St.
Evanston, IL 60202

Seasonal, locally sourced produce and fresh catches from a decades-old North Shore fish house. More...

Perennial Virant American
15/20
Dining Room at Perennial Virant, Chicago, IL Hotel Lincoln
1800 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
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An approachable, modern American bistro with green market sensibility from Paul Virant and the Boka boys. More...

Rosebud Steakhouse Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Rosebud Steakhouse, Chicago, IL 192 E. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Wood-trimmed and manly, this Gold Coast steakhouse is a cut above. More...

Sable Kitchen & Bar American
14/20
Dining Room at Sable Kitchen & Bar, Chicago, IL Hotel Palomar Chicago
505 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60654
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Stylish bites and booze in a hip hotel add up to a scenester-populated experience. More...

Salpicon Mexican
14/20
Dining Room at Salpicon, Chicago, IL 1252 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60610

Dine on quality Mexican fare including one of the best flans around at this upscale spot. More...

Signature Room at the 95th American
13/20
Dining Room at Signature Room at the 95th, Chicago, IL John Hancock Center
875 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
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It’s mostly about the stellar city views, though this John Hancock Center American passes the culinary test, too. More...

Sixteen Modern American
No Rating
Dining Room at Sixteen, Chicago, IL Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
401 N. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

This Trump hotel-centered beauty delivers decadence within a sleek space with panoramic city views. More...

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse
12/20
Dining Room at Smith & Wollensky, Chicago, IL Marina City
318 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60654
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Suits snag steaks --- and primo river views --- at this prime meatery on the Chicago River. More...

Spiaggia Italian
16/20
Dining Room at Spiaggia, Chicago, IL One Magnificent Mile, 2nd Floor
980 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Expensive but special occasion-worthy, this restaurant attracts well-heeled sophisticates. More...

Sullivan's Steakhouse Steakhouse
12/20
Dining Room at Sullivan 415 N. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60654
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It’s masculine décor and plenty ‘o meat at this upscale steakhouse chain. More...

Terzo Piano Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Terzo Piano, Chicago, IL Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago
159 E. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60603
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Tony Mantuano’s artsy Italian cuisine pleases luxe lunch-breakers and Modern Wing patrons alike. More...

312 Chicago Italian
12/20
Dining Room at 312 Chicago, Chicago, IL Hotel Allegro Chicago
136 N. LaSalle St.
Chicago, IL 60602
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Contemporary Italian cuisine is the focus at this centrally located trattoria within the Hotel Allegro. More...

Trattoria No. 10 Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Trattoria No. 10, Chicago, IL 10 N. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60602
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The homemade ravioli served here will leave you on cloud nine, while the central location is straight-up convenient. More...

Vie Modern American
17/20
Dining Room at Vie, Western Springs, IL 4471 Lawn Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558
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Chef-owner Paul Virant's take on modern American cuisine is thoroughly enjoyed in austere environs. More...

Vivere Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Vivere, Chicago, IL The Italian Village, 1st Floor
71 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60603
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Complex Italian dishes shine at this fine dining establishment in the Italian Village restaurant threesome. More...

Wildfire Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Wildfire, Chicago, IL 159 W. Erie St.
Chicago, IL 60654
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This stalwart, Lettuce Entertain You steak joint draws a crowd, so come early to avoid the throngs. More...

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