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200 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-7802
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Ranked #883 of 8,381 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $31 - $40
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: between Wacker Drive and Randolph on Upper Columbus
Transit: CTA Bus & Train, Randolph / Michigan, Wacker / Columbus.
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English first
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Very good service. Moe was super nice. We came in from out of town so he spent his time telling us all the local hot spots. Great food as well! I'd definitely go back.

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Palos Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Atmosphere and food quality. Top tier. More of a lounge for the sushi area and Aria is upper level food and great comfortable atmosphere.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

If you are traveling for business, and have an expense account, then you will likely enjoy Aria at the Fairmont Chicago. It has a good selection for breakfast, though due to the high prices I went the route of ordering only sides (bacon and toast) and a cup of coffee. My part of the bill was still close to $20.... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Did not eat a full meal, but the snack list was very cool. The drinks were good, and the whole place was perfect to stop by for a few drinks, before or after a meal.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The chefs at The Aria are top notch. The food was always perfectly done. Beautifully prepared and presented in delightful array. The flavors would meld and you could taste all the love they put into their dishes. The Sunday morning buffet was so overwhelming it had everything you could want for breakfast. Vast array of fruits, breads, you name it... More 

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Chicago, IL
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112 reviews 112 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

They had a very good buffet with fresh fruits, salmon, eggs, chicken sausage (terrific) and all the other amenities the a good buffet has. Service was good. Coffee was refilled quickly. We enjoyed our breakfast here as it was a better buffet than the average - breakfast buffet at many other hotels.

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Evanston, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Just moved to Chicago and with no family here we wanted a traditional Thanksgiving dinner and Aria definitely provided us with that. The meal was wonderful and our server, Moe was the best! It was a very good experience!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Warm and welcoming, great service and fabulous food. Great experiences at the bar and in the restaurant.

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San Francisco, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I went to a business dinner at Aria with 5 colleagues. At 8 PM on a Saturday evening, the restaurant was 90% empty. The menu was a curious amalgam of several cuisines, starting with naan bread with dipping sauces, a sushi section, with the rest of the menu being mostly conventional American food. We had 2 plates of sushi for... More 

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Los Angeles
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I arrived late and had the restaurant send up halibut in an asian broth with bok choy among other vegetables. It was sent quickly and was one of the best things that I ate in Chicago.

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Additional Information about Aria

Address: 200 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-7802
Phone Number: 312-444-9494
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American

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