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1723 North Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5501
+1 312-867-0110
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  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1723 North Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5501
Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I always wondered what kind of food experience could legitimately justify this kind of price tag. Well, now I know. This was AMAZING and was actually worth what I paid for it. The food was beautiful, the experience sublime, and I am so glad I...More

Thank Gloria W
Reviewed 3 days ago

The focus at Alinea is on the experience. When we visited, the food was never presented on a regular plate, and aroma and presentation were highlighted in every course. At the same time, the food was wonderful. There was no dish that was "typical'; everything...More

Thank Plano_Phil
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After having to purchase non-refundable tickets for a specific dinner date --as if it were a rock concert--I told my husband "it better be good". Well...it was fabulous! I was preparing for it to be a little pretentious, but it wasn't. The wait staff was...More

Thank SeasonedFoodie
Reviewed 5 days ago

Alina offers unique dining. Each course is an experience that stimulates multiple senses. While it is not a restaurant that you would go to frequently, it is a restaurant and peak dining experience that you will never forget.

Thank uliggam
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are looking for a meal that you will remember the rest of your life, this is it. I ate here soon after it first opened and I still remember nearly every course.

Thank katrina_van
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm not a foodie so I seriously questioned how a place could justify such a high price tag and all the hype. Alinea made me a believer by course three. I'm thankful there were still plenty of courses to follow. The service is exquisite. Every...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to dozens of top level restaurants around the world. This was the most amazing performance we have ever seen!

1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoy the experience, mi kids love the food. Excellent paring with every single plate food worth the price.

1  Thank gamuz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After looking forward to visit Chicago and Alinea for 5 months, and due to the big amount of money the restaurant wanted for our visit, we were two couples that sure had high expectations for this evening. It was going to be a celebration of...More

6  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This meal was a once in a lifetime experience! The staff was cheerful and welcoming and made us feel comfortable immediately. Everything that was served was unique, exciting, and delicious! The creativity of the chef and staff shines through every plate. You can tell every...More

Thank detroitlions1980
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park
boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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Kathy D
When is the first date I can make a reservation for July 6, 2017?
28 March 2017|
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Response from MAG_Chicago_312 | Reviewed this property |
You can call them as well. Usually they don't go beyond 90 days
Ali P
Is creekstone meat served at Alinea by any chance? What about "Halal" meat? Thank you!
9 March 2017|
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Response from bkp21 | Reviewed this property |
No idea, just email them they are extremely helpful.
How easy is it to get a reservation for 2 people? We don't want to book flights for September then find that we can't get a table
6 March 2017|
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Response from senchicago | Reviewed this property |
They open up the calendar approximately 60 - 90 days in advance. If you are looking for September, call them and ask for the date they open the books for your desired day/time. Then be sure to go online (tocktix) to buy your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 150 - US$ 1,000
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1723 North Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5501
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 312-867-0110
  • E-mail