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Ditka's Restaurant

#35 of 7,697 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Magnificent Mile
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100 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2014 (Between Michigan & Rush)
+1 312-587-8989
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Steaks were second to none, sides were a bit high priced, but also very flavorful. Waiter lacked knowledge and forgot our order details, but otherwise attentive.

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Thank Erin M
Statesville, NC
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135 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

I ate here with a friend on a recent business trip. The menu selections, service, and food were all excellent. We arrived early for our reservation and couldn't find a place to sit, so we started out at an uncrowded bar down the street then came back. Thoroughly enjoyed the steaks and the atmosphere (helped that the Cubs were on... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

had heard about how good the restaurant was so was happy to see it close to the hotel I was staying at in Chicago. Everything I had heard about it was right. BEST STEAK I have ever had

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Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Top-end choice of steaks, and cooked to perfection. Lived up to it's reputation. You pay for the quality, but then you get the best.

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Thank thecannyman
Long Beach, California
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

The food was delicious at Ditka's! The environment was very elegant, but not fussy. The menu offers a wide variety of selections to accommodate everyone's tastes. We were with a large group and the service was amazing! The server offered wonderful suggestions for appetizers and drinks. The meal was well priced, great value with great food! Great restaurant!

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Raymond
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stopped by for lunch...had the nachos (highly recommend) for an appetizer and I had the fish tacos (outstanding), my husband had the California burger (spicy but excellent). Food is always awesome along with the atmosphere and service! Will continue to return.

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Thank Aimee S
Madison, Wisconsin
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

The best part of this meal was when Mike Ditka walked in and spoke to us briefly. I had salmon which was very tasty. The steaks looked great. The service was excellent.

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Thank MarySt54
Maryville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

My husband and I were in town on vacation and had seen a lot of great reviews. We went in and did not have a reservation, but were able to be seating right away upstairs in the bar area. The area had some high tops and then lower tables other than the bar. It was packed and very loud, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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633 reviews
576 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Had the seafood pasta as one of the only things that doesn't seem to be on every American restaurant menu, it was nice but nothing special. Lots of cool memorabilia and supposedly a great wine list given all certificates on the wall

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Dodge City, Kansas
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337 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

For starters the Iron Mike's Ale was excellent, I usually am not into ales but this was an exception for me. I loved "Da Pork Chop" which was perfectly cooked and came with amazing mashed sweet potatoes. The service was outstanding, the waiter was very helpful and accommodating to our requests. The atmosphere while walking through the building and seeing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 80
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2014
    (Between Michigan & Rush)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line - Chicago Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-587-8989

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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.
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