Exceptional and impressive. That's what comes to mind when describing the Korean-American food at Parachute.
It was really good. The off the cuff menu was a lot of fun, since they serve menu items somewhat randomly for four courses including dessert. Extremely friendly staff as well. Also was very casual, which I personally liked a lot. Prices were also extremely reasonable for the quality of cooking and ingredients
Very fresh dishes with fun spins on traditional meals. Decor and space was hip and minimalistic - great bar space. A little noisy.
Was surprised by the Michelin star and good reviews. It was OK, but not worth the price or the hype. Also, the noise level was extremely high making it challenging to converse.
Not good for an anniversary or romantic date. Food was meh, and pricey for average quality. Ordered off the cuff, everything was rushed at the beginning and then waited 20 min for the next course. Also found a weird hard wire thing in my onion :/
I made reservations here for Parachute exactly one month in advance. It’s a smaller size restaurant with some communal style seating. Luckily we were seated at the chef’s counter so we got a front seat view of the chefs preparing the dishes. I liked that you get two options, ordering a la carte, or the “off the cuff” tasting menu. It makes the place a bit more casual with the a la carte option, making it accessible for someone who just wants to grab dinner on the nicer side, but still getting that high quality food. The food was all wonderful and I enjoyed the levels of spicy, raw, and savory, however I don’t know if it was unique enough to really rate it at the top of my Michelin list. Most of our other Michelin experiences really introduced us to brand new flavors and interesting flavor combinations that we wouldn’t normally have at any other restaurant, but the dishes at Parachute were things we have already tried before. But that’s not to say it wasn’t executed well, because it definitely was. There aren’t many Korean Michelin restaurants so I would still say it’s a great option if you’re looking for an Asian flavor profile with quality ingredients.
Nourriture excellente dans une ambiance cependant trop bruyante.
Good food, great service, very attentive and helpful staff!!
Amazing. You must go here. I highly recommend the hwe dup bap.
My husband and I went to Parachute for our one year wedding anniversary and it truly was a special occasion from the moment we walked in the door. Every staff member that interacted with us began by wishing a happy anniversary. Service is on point. They were prepared for my shellfish allergy and proactively provided a special menu.
And then the food. It’s amazing, we got the bread- it’s a must. The steak tartare was phenomenal, the filet, Brussels sprouts salad, halibut in rice deliciousness.
Go here, for any occasion.
I came here on a Wednesday with my boyfriend to celebrate my birthday. We had a reservation and was seated at the "bar" where you can look into the kitchen while you dined. There was a large communal dining table and some individual tables but the table looking into the kitchen was my preferred spot. We ordered the tasting menu with beverage pairings. Every course was delicious and delicately spiced and plated attractively. Each server explained the course and we were checked in on a few times throughout the evening which was just right, and not overkill or annoying. Love this place and will definitely come back
Felt rushed. Didn’t think food lived up to what we had heard. Pancake was excellent, but had pockets of pure salt, which kind of killed it. Couple we sat next to didn’t finish their dessert. So we left after two courses/skipped ordering third course and dessert.
Everything was just absolutely delicious. Inventive with a unique spin on classic dishes but never felt contrived and every little detail added felt necessary in the end. The vibe was hip and cool, the wait staff attentive and friendly.
Must do for any visit to Chicago.
Excellent meal and dining experience for a reunion with friends from across the country! Met the chef, Beverly Kim, which made the whole night extra special.
This place was amazing! All the dishes and drinks we got were super tasty. We came here with our daughter. She loved her chicken katsu dish and banana ice cream. The dishes are the perfect portions, in my opinion. We were able to order several plates, including seconds, and dessert. The staff were really welcoming to us and our daughter. We will definitely be back here again when we come to visit Chicago!!
We chose chefs prefix and were very happy withh this. Good balance of veggies vs proteins vs grain. Most on the spicy side. Interesting ideas.
It was very unaccommodating when looking at the menu you would see how easy it would be.
Absolutely amazing. Great environment, delicious food, knowledgeable, excellent service. Would definitely recommend.
The food was the best I’ve ever had. The service was excellent. It was well worth the price but too noisy.
Had one issue but it was rectified immediately. Definitely plan on returning!
I took a friend for a congratulatory meal, and they thoroughly enjoyed it, but I wasn't all that impressed with the food. The tastes were fine, but nothing extraordinary. I left disappointed that I hadn't been blown away. I kept feeling like "oh if I had made this I would have done this differently" or "I would have substituted x ingredient for y." Again, it wasn't bad, but when you're paying for premium food, I don't like feeling that I would have rather just made something at home.
Bibimbap was awesome. So was the Fava Bean Pancakes with Octopuss. Very hip and fun vibe.
Food was inventive and delicious. Truly exceptional service with knowledgeable and attentive staff. Great cocktails. Loved it!
Parachute is well deesv8ng of their Michelin star. The Bibimbap was phenomenal.
Delicious, special meal. Service was amazing...treated us so kindly. Definitely not for a quiet night out...the noise level was pretty noticeable at times. But it's a beautiful place with beautiful food. Tasting menu is a great deal.
Great food. Excellent service. Beautiful restaurant. We had the hot rice plate and I would like to go and have it again. I always order cream bulle if it is in the menu. This is the best crean bulle I have ever had.
Fantastic meal and service, fun location, great drinks. Couldn’t have asked for more.
So delicious! The glass wine pours were stingy, but that’s the only negative!
Inventive food and great service, slightly overpriced for smaller plates
Have thought about going for quite some time and finally gave it a try. I am sorry we waited so long as it was truly a delicious meal. Very flavorful food and a variety of options for meat/fish/vegetarian. Service was great and our waitress suggested a wonderful wine that went perfectly with the meal. Will definitely be back.
This is literally around the corner from our house so we are extremely fortunate. It's great to have such a wonderful establishment in our neighborhood. The food is imaginative and delicious. The wine list consist of all Natural wines and is arguably one of the best in the country.
very good restaurant.
Dining at Parachute is like having dinner at your friend's house. Each dish was a flavorful delight and perfectly composed. The service was sincere and welcoming. I will definitely be back!
This was our first visit here - after much research we were excited to book a table and sample their delicious food. We had a late dinner and it was perfect. Great service, phenomenal food. Highly recommended!
I've wanted to try Parachute for a while now and finally made it in. The food was mulit-layered, beautifully presented and delicious. We had the bread (delicious), the broccoli salad (outstanding) the be bim bop (yummy) and the steak (really wonderful and flavorful). There is a fun vibe and people here are happy, which is nice. Staff were low key, friendly and attentive and they all float the room. It's a bit loud (but I'm older and prefer to be able to easily have a conversation). Glad I came and will come back.
Had an amazing night, the food was epic. Only thing i could suggest is that the sharing dishes should be slightly larger for price/amount of people eating off them.
Really solid restaurant. Had a later reservation on a weekday, but was able to secure seats immediately and were given the choice of table or communal table. We sat communal. It was a little loud, but not obnoxiously. The server, Ryan, showed up just when we needed him. Only pet peeve is that he had his busser drop off checks opposed to himself. Once we passed on dessert, we never saw him again. Food was outstanding. Enjoyed the escargot bi-bim-bop
My husband and I recently dined at Parachute to celebrate our anniversary. We had a wonderful dining experience. The food was creative and amazing. Our server was extremely friendly and attentive and the courses were served at a good pace. We really enjoyed sitting at the chef's table and watching the food preparation. We definitely look forward to coming back in the future.
Outstanding food and really great service. Bi bim bop is the must try!