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#112 of 8,179 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Near North Side
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401 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 (Kinzie)
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Worth it for a special memory

We spent the afternoon waiting for our event to begin, and had a wonderful time. Service was excellent, the room elegant, and the food exceptional.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent the afternoon waiting for our event to begin, and had a wonderful time. Service was excellent, the room elegant, and the food exceptional.

Thank ButchChicago
Northbrook, Illinois
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel the world and eat in top restaurants, but we short the Chicago area in part because I do so much cooking. We decided to try 16 (in the Trump Tower) with its two Michelin stars. Even at $160 per person for a five-course menu (with two choices for each course), it was a delight (and unlike our travels,... More 

Thank Michael L
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service and excellent food that was very nicely presented. The ambience is also very good. You don't feel crowded.

Thank ZES52
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have enjoyed Sunday Brunch at Christmas and Easter at Sixteen. I even enjoyed my 50th Birthday dinner here. The array at holiday brunches is heavenly. Opulent, fun, and very delicious! It doesn't matter what you're having, it's just better at Sixteen. These were special meals with special Guests that were memorable for all the right reasons. And yet, with... More 

Thank Jennifer Gale J
Terre Haute, Indiana
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376 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service might have been a little slow. The late lunch menu might have been a little limited. WHO CARES! The view is magnificent. Looking out over the skyline of Chicago while waiting for your food is a pleasant experience. And the food is very good. No complaints here.

Thank jwjwjwjw1
Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The ambience is very elegant and the restaurant was quiet, not very crowded. It was too rainy to see anything outside and we were not allowed to walk on the slippery terrace. Our young and earnest server was attentive and discreet, and was more of a curator of a culinary experience than a waiter. He explained the history of the... More 

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TrumpHotel, Manager at Sixteen, responded to this review

Hello Vlad and Val, Thank you very much for your positive feedback. I'm glad that you enjoyed your meal back in April and that it lasted in your memory. The weather may not have been that great back then but we can assure you that the sun will shine upon your next visit to Sixteen! Best regards, Your Sixteen Restaurant... More 

Davenport, Iowa
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We had a daily breakfast credit as a package to our room. The food was really good, we enjoyed three mornings eating there. Also the windows and views are amazing, I enjoyed that when it was snowing!! The only negative is the price....if I didn't have my food credit we would not have eaten there as a bowl of cereal... More 

Thank Amos6022
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130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Well...you know the reputation, you know about the 2 M stars, so it should be great, right? Uh huh, well yeah, it is...awfully, awfully good. Not the first great restaurant we've been to, but it's really difficult to picture something that would be much better than 16. Okay, awesome decor, marvelous view, fabulous timing of multiple servers, world class cuisine.... More 

Thank Mike16Chicago
East Wenatchee, Washington
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by and went to the 16th floor bar named the 16th. Very nice and beautiful views. We also had the opportunity to use the Christmas elevator and all we could say is wow!!! The pictures are from inside the elevator. The people are also very nice.

Thank givemeacorona
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Tasting menu only, they do not offer ala carte, AND, at least for lunch, everyone had to order the same number of courses. This does not work well. Would probably not go again for that reason.

Thank jmamac

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 3125888030

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 60 - 80
  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?