We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 8,382 Chicago Restaurants

TABLE fifty-two

52 W Elm St, Chicago, IL 60610 (Near North Side)
(312) 573-4000
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Reserve with OpenTable
Ranked #250 of 8,382 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Near North Side
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between Clark & Dearborn Streets
Transit: CTA Red Line Trains to Clark/Division stop #22 Clark Street Bus #36 Broadway Bus
Write a Review

261 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    161
    52
    34
    10
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Markham
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Went for Sunday brunch and had awesome Eggs Benedict and bloody mary's. The menu had many interesting dishes and all looked great as they went by.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Louisville, Kentucky
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Small, classy and romantic. Not ridiculously priced. Beautiful setting near Gold Coast. Fried chicken rivals that of many places in the South.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A true gem and probably the best meal we had while visiting Chicago. Tourists generally gravitate towards the tourist and central parts of Chicago proper. They really need to branch out and try this wonderful resto snuggled in the midst of the Gold Coast. Fantastic ambiance, wonderful southern style cooking combined with great service. Staff were fantastic from those that... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bartlett, Illinois
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

me and friend ate there for the first time. wow what an experience. good southern cooking. i had the southern fried chicken life 4 pieces with fried green tomatoes to die for but the mac and cheese was awesome. my friend had the catfish with quail as appetizer. we ate like queens. the ambience is cozy. staff is on you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oakland, California
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I went alone and had a great time. The food is southern and smart and the atmosphere was warm and relaxed. My only criticism is that at one point I looked around the room and someone at every table was on the phone! Terrible manners!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had dinner at Table 52 on Thanksgiving eve, and we are so happy we got to dine here. The restaurant is smallish and cozy. Service was friendly, very helpful and impeccable. Each dish was a very creative and very tasty variation on its basic theme, and very eye-opening - comfort food taken to new and wonderful level. A true... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went with a couple close friends. Southern food was excellent. Great catfish dish and the Brussels sprout and collared greens sides were very tasty. Very nice ambience. Felt like we were in someone's home. Would definitely go back.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chicago, IL
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We went for a special birthday dinner and were overwhelmed by how noisy it was (we were upstairs which has nicer decor than the 1st floor). We were seated next to a large party of raucous guests -- got a bit better when they left. The service seemed a bit disjointed & we found the menu and the items we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Columbus, OH
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband and I traveled to Chicago for a week-long food celebration of our 20th anniversary. We dined at Table Fifty-Two our last night in town--Friday. This was the perfect ending to our week-long food binge! Much of our food through the week was over-the-top flavorful. Having Art Smith's warm, comforting elevated Southern food was exactly what we needed. It... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wheaton, Illinois
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We had an awesome dinner at Table 52 on a Sunday night. They have a limited menu, but are most noted for their fried chicken. The restaurant is small and cozy with upstairs seating available as well. Really friendly wait staff! The roasted brussel sprouts are some of the best I have ever had! But the mac and cheese, fried... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed TABLE fifty-two also viewed

 

Been to TABLE fifty-two? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about TABLE fifty-two

Address: 52 W Elm St, Chicago, IL 60610
Phone Number: (312) 573-4000
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 1:30 pm  4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: American

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from TABLE fifty-two staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?