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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$ 15 - US$ 30
Contemporary, American
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Warm Pretzel Twists
Sea salt, sweet onion bacon jam, chive butter
Aged cheddar and herb, dried apricot and cranberry mostarda
Fried Chicken
Chorizo gravy, roasted poblano - buttermilk biscuits, jicama relish, lime and fresh cilantro
The Wes Burger
Quarter pound, house made brioche, white cheddar, maple bacon, fried egg, sticky sauce and roasted garlic frittes
Roasted Bone Marrow
Crushed blueberries, pickled shallots, mushroom - veal demi and toasty beer bread
Seared Scallop
Crawfish coleslaw, tasso ham lardons, shaved scallion and spicy shrimp glace - GF
Squash Blossoms
Crisp tempura, whipped goat cheese, smoked tomato coulis and herbed honey
Steam Buns
House-made duck confit, tamarind bbq, sweet pea tendrils and hot and sour pickles
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All reviews halibut kale salad pork shank hanger steak bisque meatball appetizer fine dining special occasion quality of food our waiter soup of the day friday night food was amazing the wait staff entrees manhattans servers
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Niche and we will definitely be going back. We went there a on a Saturday night and started with drinks at the bar. There was an extensive selection of beer, whiskey and bourbon. I ordered a specialty mule and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ILKIcubswin
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Went here for couples drinks only. Good atmosphere, good drinks, a bit on the higher side of the pricing scale but not surprised. Friendly service

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Beverly A
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Niche has received rave reviews from Chicago media for years. Wonderful atmosphere, excellent cuisine, professional service. It's worth a trip!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cccampbell38
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

When you go into a place like Niche, you expect a capable team who knows their trade. After having mis-fired at another place on third street, we were hoping this would be a better experience. Everything started out well, but then after we placed our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank BelikinBeer
Reviewed 19 August 2018

food was very high quality; it is expensive; the house manhattans very good; we liked the halibut and the hanger steak; servers were great but they do need some extra help at times - a small thing but my water glass not refilled

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jerrytomsolo
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My husband and I tend to go a lot of nice resturants, and it is not uncommon for us to spend several hundred dollars on a meal out. From the reviews and price of this restaurant I assumed it would be one step below high...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cindy198064
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Niche has amazing food and excellent service. And the background music is perfect. One of my top 5 meals of all-time. Just go there!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We have been to Niche for every special occasion during our relationship. Birthdays, our engagement, the day we got married, any chance we get lol. The food is always amazing, the service is impeccable & the atmosphere is perfect. We get lost in food, drinks...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank MrsPeter1
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We wanted to give Niche a glowing review- were excited to try the place. But it is a bit pretentious, The food was decent but not mind blowing and the prices are of the mind blowing range. Service was very good though- just wished our...More

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank WinfieldRDH
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is by far my favorite breakfast place! Unusual dishes, reasonable prices, knowledgeable servers. The place does fill quickly on weekends so plan accordingly. I haven't been to the new location yet, but can't wait!

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank DPS99
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23 March 2017|
Response from frederick300 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It appears that you can purchase gift cards on the Niche website.
deborah w
16 June 2016|
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Response from Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
Actually the original restaurant, 302 West, closed when Joel, the chef , died, and his widow Katherine no longer wanted to keep it going. The staff tried to buy it, but that fell through and a few years later they opened... More
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