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Diners' Choice: Most Booked restaurants in Chicago / Illinois

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Updated June 05, 2024

Looking for the most booked restaurants in Chicago / Illinois? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 500,000 new global diner reviews from the past month. We sort the results by location to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

A photo of Summer House - Chicago restaurant
4.6
4.6 (7548)
$30 and under
American
Lincoln Park
About the restaurant
Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, Summer House is the place for sunshine all year round. Warm, laid-back West Coast vibes fill the restaurant making it a top Instagrammable destination, complete with beach house décor, a beautiful retractable glass ceiling, and an all-seasons courtyard patio.

The California-inspired menu from Chef Ben Goodnick highlights seasonal specialties made from scratch with locally sourced produce and fresh ingredients, along with market-driven pasta, artisan pizzas, and antipasti.

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Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 2 days ago
Had some friends visiting from California so I wanted to take them somewhere fun with that beachy vibe and was recommended Summer House. It absolutely fit the vibe I was looking for. Very country club-esque. Had a lot of fun and look forward to trying their pizza next time
A photo of Pizzeria Portofino restaurant
4.8
4.8 (1032)
$31 to $50
Italian
River North (Chicago)
About the restaurant
Pizzeria Portofino is a sun-drenched casual restaurant located directly on the Chicago riverfront offering hand-stretched pizzas, coastal wines, an expansive patio and breezy decor that will instantly transport you to the Italian Riviera.
Top review
TaylorRvip
Dined 6 days ago
Amazing food, atmosphere, service and vibe always! It’s right on the river. Perfect for a date, friends, coworkers… really anyone!
A photo of Aba - Chicago restaurant
4.8
4.8 (2304)
$50 and over
Mediterranean
West Loop
About the restaurant
Aba is a Mediterranean restaurant with locations in Chicago, IL, Austin, TX, and Bal
Harbour, FL. Aba, meaning father in Hebrew, incorporates Chef CJ Jacobson’s lighter style
of cooking with influences from the Mediterranean, including Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, and
Greece. The bar program showcases rare Mediterranean-inspired wines and spirits.
Signature dishes include Smoky Garlic Hummus, Muhammara, Heirloom Crispy Chicken
Thigh, Shawarma-Spiced Skirt Steak, Grilled Salmon Kebab and more. The bar program
showcases rare Mediterranean-inspired wines and spirits.
Top review
BarbaraRvip
Dined 3 days ago
The food was amazing!! We will definitely plan on returning on our next trip to Chicago. Yum!!
A photo of Gibsons Italia restaurant
4.8
4.8 (3417)
$31 to $50
Italian
River North (Chicago)
About the restaurant
Gibsons Italia is built on a tradition & elegance that is relentless in the pursuit of the very best. Chef-driven tastes of Italy are paired with the superiority of Gibsons Steakhouse, creating a restaurant that makes the familiar, exceptional.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
My parents were visiting the city and we decided to dine here due to the view and their reputation as a staple Chicago steakhouse. The appetizers and the steak were great, the pasta was really good and the service was fantastic. We were able to bring our own wine bottle to celebrate as it wasn’t on the menu and it is a favorite of my dad’s from back home, highly recommend
A photo of Café Ba-Ba-Reeba restaurant
4.8
4.8 (9021)
$30 and under
Tapas / Small Plates
Lincoln Park
About the restaurant
Cancellation policy:
For parties of 5+ you need to cancel by 9am on the day of your reservation, otherwise it is a $25 fee. For smaller parties, please give us one hour in advance, in the event of a last minute cancellation or no show it is a $25 fee.

Located in Lincoln Park, the All-Season Courtyard and Dining Rooms at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! are open with our new AIRPHX Air Filtration System. Your health is our top priority in all that we do. Steps we are taking: disposable and digital menus, continuous sanitation procedures & hand washing.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Excellent as always! Gazpacho is delicious, the olive with anchovies is divine!
A photo of Quartino - Chicago restaurant
4.5
4.5 (10580)
$30 and under
Italian
River North (Chicago)
About the restaurant
Quartino Ristorante is a lively, authentic Italian restaurant and wine bar in Chicago's River North neighborhood. Our menu features Italy's regional specialties including artisanal salumi, Neapolitan thin-crust pizza, house-made pasta, and seasonal dishes. Menu items, served in moderate portions and meant to be shared, are perfect for adventurous diners ready for a unique experience.
Top review
AlliRvip
Dined 5 days ago
Everything was great! Server was attentive and friendly. Burrata app, tagliatelle, banana dessert all amazing!
A photo of Girl & the Goat restaurant
4.8
4.8 (14328)
$30 and under
Contemporary American
West Loop
About the restaurant
Girl & the Goat opened in 2010 with the goal of serving a family style menu of tasty, bold flavored foods in a fun and lively setting. To enhance the experience we offer a selection of wines from around the world with a focus on small producers, a rotating list of craft beers, and a list of fun cocktails created by our bartenders. Reservations are encouraged for our dining room, our bar is always available for walk-ins, nomads, adventurers, and those of you who don’t like to plan. Please note: as a way to offset rising costs associated with the restaurant (food, beverage, labor, benefits, supplies), we have added a 3% surcharge to all checks. We do this in lieu of increased menu prices. You may request to have this taken off your check, should you choose.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 6 days ago
Everything was great. We liked the shrimp salad and the face.
A photo of 3 Arts Club Cafe at RH Chicago restaurant
4.8
4.8 (3311)
$31 to $50
American
Gold Coast / Streeterville
About the restaurant
The 3 Arts Club Café resides in the grand central garden courtyard of RH Chicago, the Gallery at the Historic Three Arts Club, a 70,000-square-foot design gallery in Chicago's famed Gold Coast neighborhood. We invite you to enjoy our menu of timeless classics for brunch and dinner, and a selection of wines from esteemed vintners in the United States and Europe. RH Chicago also features the 3 Arts Club Wine Vault.

For group dining inquiries, please email: chicagohospitality@rh.com
Top review
PaigeAvip
Dined 6 days ago
First time here for father's day and birthday celebrations. We were very impressed with the decor, food, and service. It's a beautiful setting to capture your memories. A shout out and thank you to Jose Macias for making our dinner experience even more special! We walked around RH after dinner and really enjoyed our time here. I highly recommend it for any occasion.
A photo of Robert's Pizza and Dough Company restaurant
4.8
4.8 (1712)
$31 to $50
Pizzeria
Gold Coast / Streeterville
About the restaurant
Robert's Pizza and Dough Company serves it's award winning thin-crust artisanal pizzas with fresh and unique ingredients.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 2 days ago
Really good GF pizza. ambiance was nice, food came fast as well. Waiter was friendly.
A photo of RPM Seafood restaurant
4.7
4.7 (1134)
$50 and over
Seafood
River North (Chicago)
About the restaurant
Introducing RPM Seafood, a dramatic multi-level restaurant overlooking the iconic Chicago River featuring the truest expression of the world’s best fish and seafood.
The sister restaurant to RPM Steak and RPM Italian, it marks the third collaboration between partners RJ, Jerrod and Molly Melman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises and celebrity couple Giuliana & Bill Rancic.
Top review
ansientwun
Dined 6 days ago
We totally enjoyed our evening. A beautiful view of the river, fantastic service from Sarah, and truly great food. It was a perfect celebration for our anniversary.
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