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Aria

200 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-7802
312-444-9494
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Ranked #1,034 of 8,266 restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $31 - $40
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
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Even though we just worked out, we were still welcome at the lounge to grab some delicious sushi! The service was great and we were very comfortable with the atmosphere. We can't wait to back and try more of the delicious food!

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Livingston, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

After a stressful day with the family, I decided to have a drink at the bar at Aria. 3 of the drinks I ordered they could not serve because they did not have the ingredients! I ordered an Apricot Pisco Sour and had to return it. Then I figured I would play it safe and order a Cosmo, that was... More

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Nova Scotia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We enjoyed our lunch here. Chicken tandoori salad and salmon nicoise. Our very nice waitress told us they had just introduced a new menu and it looked very good--lots of choices. Service was excellent-everyone was friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Never in my life I have ever had such an awful experience. We arrived for lunch at noon on Friday (May 2, 2014). We were told the restaurant was full but the same menu was available in the bar. The eight (8) of us were seated at a long table, two across, very narrow, a distance of approx 10 feet... More

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Terrible service, server was busy stocking and discussing wine with delivery person. Several menu items unavailable. Food average given the price.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I reluctantly made a reservation here for my family's Easter brunch. It was a few days before Easter when I called for reservation because the other places I preferred were fully booked. I asked for 11:30am but they were fully booked until afternoon. The lady in reservation was gracious enough to fit us in at 11:45am. The place was not... More

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oklahoma city
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280 reviews 280 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I had the seared Scallops. There were 4 large scallops, lightly seared. I expected them to be a bit more seasoned than they were. They sat on top of a medley of vegetables that were surprisingly spicy, and kind of overtook the flavor at times. Friend had duck, which was a bit too rare for my taste. But to be... More

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Bright's Grove
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great food selections with excellent service. Veronica was very pleasant & made our lunch memorable.

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Illinois City, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I'd recommend it, otherwise venture out for better cocktails/meal choices; pricey for the offerings, waitress not very knowledgeable about the drinks that are available.

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San Diego
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Food was cold and bread was hard as a rock. Service mediocre, cocktails average as best. Overall, weak scores on all counts.

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