2019 Best Wine Lists in Chicago Area

Best Restaurant Wine Lists
in Chicago

People love freedom of choice, and that's exactly what a top wine list provides for oenophiles. Some restaurants offer weighty tomes of their offerings which span the globe, include verticals, as well as an educated sommelier to make recommendations of the proper selections from the long list to wine lovers in search of the perfect pairing. Others focus specifically on one country or region.

Enjoy the excellent wine lists at these fine Chicago restaurants, presented in alphabetical order.

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Acadia

Contemporary, American, Seafood
Acadia
15/20
Ryan McCaskey delivers fine, seafood-driven plates at this Maine-inspired American in the South Loop. See More

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Alinea

Modern American, Progressive, Molecular
Alinea
18/20
Chef Grant Achatz presents culinary wizardry with a playfulness that belies the exceptional quality and presentation of the dishes. See More
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Brindille
14/20
Elegant French entrant from Carrie Nahabedian (Naha). See More

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Chicago Cut Steakhouse
13/20
Business suits, sweeping views and sizzling filets set the scene at this boisterous River North steakhouse. See More

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Everest
17/20
French refinement, complete with an art-adorned space, profoundly endures 40 floors above Chicago's Loop. See More

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George Trois
17/20
Creative French cuisine from chef Michael Lachowicz presented in an intimate 18-seat restaurant. See More

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Prime & Provisions
14/20
Loop steakhouse brightens the all-business Financial District. See More

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Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Cheese
The Purple Pig
14/20
Wine and eat swine on the Mag Mile. See More
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Spiaggia
16/20
Expensive but special-occasion worthy, this restaurant remains an Italian fine dining staple after 30-plus years. See More
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Vivere
14/20
Complex Italian dishes shine at this fine dining establishment in the Italian Village restaurant threesome. See More

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