42 "Birthdays" restaurants in Chicago.
Schwa, the restaurant equivalent of the most interesting man in the world. Better start working on the reservation now.
Monteverde is an Italian restaurant in the West Loop. It sounds boring on paper, but there’s so much more to it than that. Excellent food all around.
Bavette’s is an intimate steakhouse that’s great for date night or dinner with a few friends.
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.
The Publican is a Medieval styled mecca of all things beer, pork, and oysters. If that's not appealing, you can't sit with us.
Chicago Cut is a great steakhouse right on the river ideal for special occasions and power business meals.
Does eating at Sunda feel like eating in the club? Yes, but you don't have to love the ChampagnePapi lifestyle to love this restaurant.
Swift & Sons might have a separate seafood restaurant inside of it, but this steakhouse is the star of the show.
Maple & Ash sits in the middle of the Chicago steakhouse Venn diagram. It’s both new-school and old.
Shaw's is like the seafood version of a steakhouse. Come for a nicer dinner and order all the oyster, crab, and lobster.
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.
Wyler Road is a great sandwich spot that you want to sit and hang it. It feels like a cafe during the day and a fancy local dive bar at night.
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.
Hugo's is a classic and fancy seafood spot, and the fish counterpart to Gibsons' steaks.