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661 W. Walnut St., Chicago, IL 60661
+1 312-877-5339
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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661 W. Walnut St., Chicago, IL 60661
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted more from Oriole. One of my pet peeves when paying an extraordinary amount of money is leaving hungry. I've been to a handful of similar class restaurants with prix fixe tasting menus and it's always a risk. I felt the serving sizes were...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the reviews, I was expecting more of this 2* restaurant. I struggled to follow the theme of the menu, there was a lack of connection between one dish to the next. I also found the timing of a few dishes odd —...More

Thank Keyanna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Living in Chicago there are thousands of restaurants to choose from and something new always popping up! When I made reservations at Oriole, I honestly had no clue what I was getting into. I figured it was a happening place as I got one of...More

Thank Kara S
Reviewed 15 September 2018

From the moment you walk in, Oriole is an experience. 5 star everything. Sat right by the kitchen and it was such a treat to see all the preparation and take in the different aromas, hear the chefs chatting. Awesome birthday dinner. The only negative...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Oriole is definitely a gem. A must for anyone who is a foodie or looking for an evening of a great dining experience. The Chef / Owner Noah Sandoval deserves the highest accolades for his creation and passion in delivering such an exquisite cuisine. A...More

Thank kht8
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

All the attention to detail! As soon as you step foot inside (after you find the restaurant) you are greeted with a welcome cocktail in a welcome area. You're then presented to the dining room and shown to your table. I don't want to ruin...More

Thank Celeste B
Reviewed 23 August 2018

first the atmosphera and ambiance is amazing, the tasting menu is very tasty and have very good value for money, the industrial local es very especial. Thanks

Thank carroce90
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I can’t say enough great things about this restaurant....but I’ll try... First, the atmosphere and ambiance is beautiful. It is crisp, clean, minimal...yet super warm, comfy, and inviting. The entrance to the restaurant is through an old service elevator which is just unique and interesting...More

1  Thank John J
Reviewed 13 August 2018

My wife and I recently visited Oriole on our recent trip to Chicago. We had had the good fortune of attending an event in Richmond, VA, where Chef Sandoval and some local chefs had created an outstanding tasting menu. It made us excited to come...More

Thank MidloTravelers
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Ever seen one of those movies that was critically acclaimed and hailed by critics, but you and your friends walk out saying “Ya, I don’t get it”? Well that’s Oriole, except imagine paying $200 a person for the movie. The analogy continues because Oriole is...More

2  Thank afleischer2018
West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and
Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is
best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo
Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an
up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique
neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and
warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of
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28 July 2018|
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Response from calwinemd | Reviewed this property |
They have wine by the glass as well as an excellentent list for bottles
22 July 2017|
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Response from goodgenes5 | Reviewed this property |
No. The restaurant is like a speakeasy in a small street. You can walk by and not know it's there.
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4 October 2016|
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Response from Dave D | Reviewed this property |
Whatever you are comfortable wearing to a fine restaurant. There is no dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 175 - US$ 176
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 661 W. Walnut St., Chicago, IL 60661
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-877-5339
  • E-mail
Oriole is a restaurant in a quiet stretch of Chicago's West Loop neighborhood, offering an extended tasting menu presented by Executive Chef & Owner Noah Sandoval and Pastry Chef & Partner Genie Kwon. Never bending to industry trends, the dishes and service at Oriole will give guests a thought-provoking and interactive experience, where the diner is the true focus of the meal.
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