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Sable Kitchen & Bar

505 N State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312-755-9704
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Ranked #29 of 8,292 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Illinois
Transit: Red Line to Grand Brown Line to Merchandise Mart Bus Routes: #29, #39 & #65
Description: Sable Kitchen & Bar: Classic Era Atmosphere in Chicago's River North Neighborhood Step into Sable Kitchen & Bar. Discover what you've been waiting for: A new American gastro-lounge that artfully reinstates the cocktail to its rightful throne, a place where you'll lose yourself in a menu of Chef Heather Terhune's soul-satisfying social plates of delectable hors d'oeuvres, fresh fish, meats, sustainable selections from the farm and garden, alongside a collection of hand-crafted brick-oven flatbreads. Adjacent to Kimpton's Hotel Palomar Chicago, Sable is a refreshing update for today, where the glamour of the 1940's mingles effortlessly with modern industrial touches. The effect is undeniably chic and immensely comfortable. Exceptional Food to Match Exquisite Drinks For some, Sable emerges as the spot of choice for dining any time of day. For others, it becomes a much-needed chance to revel in the purity of handcrafted cocktails and a chance to sample a diverse selection of wines. But for all, Sable surfaces as a dining destination in Chicago's River North neighborhood on par with the city's most acclaimed restaurants. Drop in for a very special drink. Share a plate or two. And enjoy Sable's special blend of contemporary class and soothing Chicago hospitality.
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Delmar, New York
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

I have dined at many restaurants co-located within a Kimpton Hotel. Sable was a disappointment. The wait person was very chatty and often disappeared for long stretches of time. When I ordered the cocktails, I also ordered the stuffed dates to accompany the drink. After a long wait for the drinks, we had an even longer wait for the dates.... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Just had brunch which consisted is a turkey one dish meal which was very good but the service was terrible! I ask for a wine list and she brought it to me and left and said that she would come back! Ten minutes later she came back and took my order and told me of the special - I said... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Had breakfast here on our last morning in Chicago. Very limited buffet, and even more limited service! $4 each extra for Cappuccino. Total check $58, without service. We could have got a cab to Elly's and back and had a much better breakfast experience, all for less than $58 (including great service!!!)

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Hong Kong, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

My partner took me there for my birthday when we were in Chicago. He told me it was highly rated. He had a reservation but most tables were available in the area we were seated. The waitress (didn't catch her name) wasn't very friendly for a place "so popular". The tables near the glass window were freezing cold. That was... More

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Charleston, SC
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78 reviews 78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

A modern, lively, bar with great cocktails and interesting "small plates". Maybe the best "deviled eggs" ever! Also, The flatbread is way better than you might think! Try it!

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Ripley, Mississippi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We arrived after dinner for a drink. There was a great selection, and all of the cocktails we tried were great!

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Brooklyn, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I was in Chicago with my mom for a girls weekend and came here based on the high reviews. Food wise this place was amazing. We got the asparagus/pea shoot salad, the roasted beet salad, 1/2 portion of risotto, and 1/2 portion of chicken and waffle. All of it was outstanding. Fresh, bright, clean flavors. You could taste each component... More

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Sable505, General Manager at Sable Kitchen & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Andrea, I wanted to reach out to you again after our email correspondence and tell you how disappointed we are in letting you and your mother down. It's not easy feedback to take but I can assure you that we are using this to avoid this in the future. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed most aspects... More

Traverse City, Michigan, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This was a specialty cocktail bar we went to at one point during the night. Atmosphere is pretty cool and the drinks are handcrafted and expensive, so you may only want one, or two. So many different options to choose from. I actually texted my friend and had her pick numbers on a whiff because I couldn’t decide. She randomly... More

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Philadelphia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had a great time at the beautiful cocktail bar. The drinks were amazing and we had a great conversation with Mixologist Mike Ryan who created many of them. The bartenders take pride in their work and it's a very nice atmosphere. We got there shortly after they opened but by the time we left it was really filling up.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My husband and I were in town for a getaway weekend. Was staying in the Palomar hotel and decided to try the restaurant within this hotel. It was highly rated here on Trip Advisor. .. so why not? The food was great, but or server had no personality at all. Plus we had to wait a long time before we... More

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Sable505, Executive Chef at Sable Kitchen & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us. We would love to hear more about your dining experience if you are so inclined. Please feel free to reach out to me personally. Heather Terhune More

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