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Blackbird

) #211 of 7,846 Restaurants in Chicago ₹₹₹₹ American, , Gluten Free Options
619 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661-2203
+1 312-715-0708
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“endive salad” (32 reviews)
“tasting menu” (43 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (21 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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619 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661-2203
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11 - 20 of 526 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanting to treat myself on my solo vacation, I made a lunch reservation here. As others have noted, the seating was very tight, but it wasn't terribly busy when I was there, so the noise and proximity weren't horrible. The hostess and bartender were friendly,...More

Thank dramady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked in an were pleasantly surprised to be seated right away at noon. We ordered quickly because we needed to catch a train and both got prix fixe choices - all very good. Not huge portions but nice sized for lunch, beautifully presented, and...More

Thank Annette Y
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We couldn't get into Au Cheval - the wait was an hour and they don't take reservations. So we walked three blocks east and into Blackbird. We sat at the bar to enjoy lunch. We had previously been to sister restaurant Avec (next door) and...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I was turned onto Blackbird by a friend who is a foodie and who had seen a lot of press on it. Although it was a very decent meal, and the conditions were perfect for a romantic outdoor dinner, it may take itself a little...More

1  Thank Dr_Tom82
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Having booked this restaurant 2 months in advance and traveled from the UK to meet up with friends for dinner, our expectations were high. We had eaten here 10 years previous and loved it. Sadly we had to wait just inside the door for 25...More

Thank jennifer h
Reviewed 23 May 2017

fine dining ,priced accordingly, not recommended for family or kids, interesting menu, modest portions

Thank nebojsa33
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This restaurant had such potential, and we were drawn to it by good reviews. Upon arrival, we were struck by the sheer volume of noise, not at all what we would expect for a quality dining experience. Whilst waiting to be seated, doubts about enjoyment...More

Thank Cwyfan
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We took our son to this restaurant for his birthday and we all agreed that it lived up to it's Michelin stars. Everything we had was delicious starting with the complimentary amuse-bouche to the cheese platter we ordered. We each had a different appetizer so...More

Thank Lady T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

There is no question as to why this restaurant has won a James Beard award - my only question is to why this hasn't been a year over year thing! This restaurant is absolutely tremendous. The service is fantastic, the atmosphere is cozy while still...More

Thank CarrieRose84
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a recommendation and it was great. The service was unbelievable. Had the lamb saddle....it was wonderful! Great wine list! Ambiance was a little stark for my taste but good music. We also had the artichoke appetizer, inspired!

Thank DuneDivaDB
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661-2203
    (Jefferson)
  • Public Transportation: Clinton Green Line; 56 Milwaukee Bus; 8 Halsted Bus; 20 Madison
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-715-0708
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