The great City of Chicago has many fine dining restaurants. For a romantic dinner choose form some of the best that Chicago has to offer. From the elegant, sky high Signature Room in the John Hancock Center to a more intimate French style restaurant, following are some of Chicago’s most romantic restaurants.
John Hancock Center
The famous Signature Room is the place to go when the sky is the limit. The John Hancock Center is a famous Chicago landmark on the Magnificent Mile. The 95th floor has a sweeping view of Lake Michigan and the City of Chicago. Dinner is especially romantic, as diners can feast their eyes on the lights of the city while while dining on fine food. The Signature Room has top flight food an exceptional service. One the weekend live jazz is played. There is a huge selection of wine from their internationally acclaimed cellar which features 250 wines.
The regular dinner menu includes entrees such as Crispy Fillet of Wild King Salmon, Seared Northern Pike, Pekin Duck Breast, Springer Mountain Organic Chicken, Pan Seared Day Boat Scallops, Rigatoni and Sauteed Shrimp, Grilled Filet of Beef, Hickory Smoked New York Strip Steak, double Cut Pork Chop and Slow roasted Rack of Lamb. There are delicious appetizers, vegetables, and wonderful desserts. Entrees range from $27 to $44.
Desserts are $8.50. Appetizers and starters $8 to $14. The Signature Room plans a memorable Valentine’s Day on February 14. On Valentine’s Day The Signature Room will offer a four course menu with choice of gourmet appetizer, soup or salad, entrees like grilled filet of beef and wild mushroom risotto and a chocolate flight for dessert. Price is $95 per person. Make reservations by calling 1-888-2Dine-95.
The Pump Room
1302 North State Parkway
The Pump room has a grand history of fine dining in Chicago. The restaurant has been one of Chicago’s top fine dining destinations since 1938. The elegant Pump Room is located in Chicago’s Gold Coast. A gallery of celebrity photographs show that many of Hollywood’s greatest stars have flocked to the Pump Room over the years. The Pump Room has served glamorous and romantic Hollywood Starts such as Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood, Liza Minelli and Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra and many others dazzling stars.
The delicious dinner entrees include dishes such as: Herb Roasted Chicken, Braised Pork Shank, Grilled Salmon, Grilled Skirt Steak, Braised Bison Short Ribs, Pan Roasted Halibut, Seared Grouper, Double Cut Pork Chop, Filet Mignon, New York Strip Steak and Veal Porterhouse. Entrees are priced at $18 to $49. The Pump Room has been awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award, The wine list has won a Wine Spectator Award. Relax with the Signature Champagne menu, the Wine List or premium liquor mixed by creative bartenders. Enjoy live entertainment Fridays and Saturdays.
2300 North Lincoln Park West
Chicago, Illinois 60614
Located in Lincoln Park, this French Restaurant has a sophisticated, romantic atmosphere. The award winning 119 seat restaurant is known for it’s ambiance and style. Ambria has received a Four Star Rating from Chicago Magazine, The Chicago Tribune and Mobile Travel Guide.Ambria has also received the prestigious Five Diamond Award from AAA. The wine cellar has also been recognized by Wine Spectator, Gault Millau, and The Best of Chicago in Zagat’s.
Ambria’s dinner menu features entrees such as Big eye Ahi Tuna with Cashew Crust, Wild Black Bass, Maine Lobster Roasted in the Shell, Wild Chinook Salmon from the Columbia river, Oven Roasted Poussin, Loin of Lamb with Almond Crust, Roasted Center Cut Mild Fed Veal Chop. There are dinners for two to share, which are carved at the table, Bone-In 30 oz. Prime Beef Rib eye, and 24 Hour Braised Milk Fed Veal Shank.There is a Chef’s Selection of Tapas, as a Tribute to Spain. There is a delicious selection of Souffles and other exquisite desserts.The scrumptious food and elegant atmosphere and terrific service at Ambria combine for a very romantic dinner.
1954 West North Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60622
Cafe Absinthe offers contemporary French food in a romantic atmosphere. Main courses include entrees such as Alaskan Halibut, Scallion Crested Hamachi, Herb Marinated Lamb Rack, Grilled Beef Tenderloin, Bacon Crusted Salmon, Crispy Mouilard Duck Breast and Seared goat Cheese Gnocchi.
Crofton on Wells
535 North Wells Street
Crofton on Wells features the cuisine of Chef Suzy Crofton, one of Chicago’s culinary stars. Main entrees include dishes such as: monk fish, diver scallops, wild striped bass, pork, Amish chicken, new Zealand venison loin and black Angus beef tenderloin. On Monday through Saturday, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm a prix fixe options of four courses for $55 (tax inclusive) and four courses with wine for $75 inclusive are offers.Crofton on Wells has received many prestigious awards including being rated in the Top 40 Food in Chicago Restaurants by Zagat Survey and Mobil Travel Guide’s Four Stars for the past four years.
Whether you are celebrating Valentine’s Day, an engagement, anniversary or a romantic date. Chicago has a romantic restaurant for you.