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Killingworth, Connecticut
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Amazing, inventive food and decor. Service with a soupçon of attitude. We had many great meals in Chicago, but this was the most exciting.

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Haute cuisine meets local neighborhood restaurant, that's the feeling at Ruxbin. Yes the space is small but it is visually interesting and somehow warm and welcoming. It is BYOB so if you have a great bottle of wine and want a kitchen that will do it justice, don't hesitate to bring it. If, like us, you arrive without wine don't... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I was visiting my son in Chicago and he suggested we try Ruxbin, which was in his new neighborhood. The menu looked intriguing and it was BYOB, which I liked. Loved the service, loved the atmosphere and the food was AMAZING! I'm a huge fan of small plates as it gives me a chance to try lots of different things.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We made reservations at Ruxbin a few weeks ahead of time - had to provide credit card info to hold the reservation) - the only time we could get was 6pm - got there right on time and the place was full to the gills (of course). The tables are pretty close together so you have a hard time not... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I made reservations about a month in advance for this place for 6:30pm on a Friday, which is a bit early but allowed us to explore the area after dinner. We were seated right at 6:30pm at our table in a full restaurant. It is a very cozy feel with dim lighting and a small dining area. We started out... More 

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Monterey CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Based on a review in the NY Times, 4 of us had dinner here. There is no liquor available, so it's BYOB for a $5 fee. We had two appetizers (especially loved the octopus) and 4 entrees. If you are a big eater, this is not the place for you, as the servings are comparatively small. Unique combinations of ingredients... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Four of us dined at Ruxbin on a Sunday evening and we absolutely loved everything about this place. We all agreed that this restaurant offered one of the best meals we had ever had. To start, the service is incredible. What the restaurant lacks in lavish decor is more than made up for in the 5 star quality dishes they... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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194 reviews 194 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Very different décor. Small, friendly and they do take reservations now. All upscale food, nicely presented and excellent taste. BYOB which we love. 4 because its a wonderful neighborhood place but a little on the pricy side. Like the fact that their were couples/ friends and different groups of people. Go, you will not be disappointed.

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Georgetown, Kentucky
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

My husband and I visited Ruxbin on an anniversary trip. We LOVED everything Ruxbin had to offer from the popcorn to the pork belly to the hangar steak. My husband has declared the hangar steak as the best meal he has ever eaten. Highly recommend!! We cannot wait to go back!

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We had a group of 5 with a gluten intolerant and a vegan... We all agreed that it had been our best meal out since Paris! The venison was like nothing I have tasted before, and the garlic fries are an addicting treat. Way to go!!!

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Additional Information about Ruxbin Kitchen

Address: 851 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-5148
Phone Number: 312-624-8509
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, French

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