2019 Best Chef's Tables in Chicago Area

Chef's Table Restaurants in Chicago

If you're looking for the ultimate eating experience, booking the chef's table at a restaurant promises excitement and a multitude of surprise tastes.

Whether you're seated at a small table right in the heat of an open kitchen or nestled in a plush banquette watching all the action from a comfortable distance, a meal at one of GAYOT's Top Chef's Tables in Chicago, presented in alphabetical order, is sure to be a night you won't soon forget.
 

1/

Ada St.

American, Small Plates, Wine Bar
Ada St.
14/20
Michael Kornick and David Morton are behind this hidden haunt for small plates. See More
View Restaurant
Eden
16/20
Industrial chic restaurant is a greenhouse for organic fare in the West Loop. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
El Che Bar
No Rating
Grilled fare utilizing locally sourced products at this West Loop restaurant. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
EL Ideas
No Rating
Chef Phillip Foss wows with his experimental, ultra-intimate, set-price BYO micro-eatery. See More
View Restaurant
American, Contemporary, Small Plates
Frontier
14/20
Oysters and game --- not to mention whole, spit-roasted animals --- generate buzz at this lodge-like watering hole. See More
View Restaurant
Contemporary, American, Small Plates
Girl & The Goat
14/20
"Top Chef" Stephanie Izard dishes up oft-surprising, funky fare at her hopping West Loop haunt. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
NoMI Kitchen
No Rating
NoMI Kitchen has a pared down menu and prices to match, but the restaurant’s elegant food and ambience endure. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Cheese
The Purple Pig
14/20
Wine and eat swine on the Mag Mile. See More
View Restaurant
Travelle at The Langham
15/20
Locals and destination diners linger at this swanky hotel lounge and restaurant overlooking the Chicago River. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
12/20
Wacky sushi and skewers have crowd appeal at this graffiti-decked hot-spot. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
Discover new Chicago restaurants
New & Hip Restaurants in Chicago

Find all the new Chicago restaurants that have opened recently with GAYOT's round-up.