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2139 City Gate Ln, Naperville, IL 60563 (Rt 59 and I-88 @ Ferry)
630-778-8623
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Treat yourself. Experience a fresh taste with a modern culinary spin. At...
Treat yourself. Experience a fresh taste with a modern culinary spin. At SugarToad each bite unfolds a flavor astonishment. It’s a different way to taste and an intensely satisfying way to eat. SugarToad offers breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The chef changes the menu throughout the seasons to use only fresh, organic ingredients, as well as to create new and inventive dishes. SugarToad's mission: to inspire guests through constant creativity. SugarToad’s philosophy is to explore both modern and traditional methods and techniques and to fuse both through new explorations and experiences. Inspired by the regional uniqueness of a blowfish found only in the Chesapeake Bay that bears the same name, SugarToad offers the comforts of a fine dining restaurant but in a relaxed and friendly setting.
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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice and Quiet

Stopped for a late lunch between lunch and dinner. The all day dining menu didn't appeal to us so we had a drink and went to the CityGate Grille instead. The restaurant is gorgeous, clean, and quiet. We stayed at Hotel Arista for four nights and SugarToad always appeared to be providing relaxed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The meal was excellent, menu was limited but our food was beautifully presented and tasted fantastic.

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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

While on business in Naperville, we decided to have dinner in the hotel restaurant. The menu looked interesting, and we really didn't want to get back in our rental cars and explore the area. Unfortunately, they were short-handed that evening. The bartender was having to act as the waiter/server, and also as the food runner. So the delays in getting... More 

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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I do not like the Sugar Toad for dinner. The food is weird and not normal for a business hotel. Too expensive. And the service in that I mean the time it takes to get your food is just out of bounds. I would not recommend this place for dinner. Which is bad because I love the hotel. Need a... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Stopped for a late lunch between lunch and dinner. The all day dining menu didn't appeal to us so we had a drink and went to the CityGate Grille instead. The restaurant is gorgeous, clean, and quiet. We stayed at Hotel Arista for four nights and SugarToad always appeared to be providing relaxed meal service along with chic contemporary ambiance.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

slower then we would have liked since we had to get ready for the wedding and only 4 tables were occupie.s

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Naperville, Illinois
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192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Thankfully a restaurant that doesn't force you to wade through an unwanted buffet gluttony on Mother's Day! Excellent breakfast selection with some unexpected surprises... eggs benedict with crab, duck confit, etc. All of our meals were cooked to order and served very quickly. The blood orange mimosa to begin was excellent. Lots of special attention to organic, local sourcing, and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My husband and I had brunch here while staying at the hotel. Breakfast for the 2 of us was $42...before the tip. The food was good and the service was fine. There were only 3 other tables occupied when we were there so the server was attentive and friendly. Not really worth the money though.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I have eaten here on many occasions. In my experience it has always been very quiet. The food is good and service attentive. It's a bit pricy but probably worth it.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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129 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Very well prepared and presented food. I tried an hour excellent consommé with mussels and shrimp, followed by fried smelt that were just okay and a polenta with Parmesan that was exquisite. Very impressed and plan to return.

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Naperville, Illinois
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Located adjacent to the Hotel Arista lobby, the restaurant has a large bar TV viewing area. Since we had a gift certificate, we decided to have a complete dinner including wine and dessert. There is a nice wine selection. We enjoyed the pinot noir and syrah. The octopus was tasty and the brussel sprout salad was very good. The red... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2139 City Gate Ln, Naperville, IL 60563
    (Rt 59 and I-88 @ Ferry)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Naperville
  • Phone Number: 630-778-8623

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Treat yourself. Experience a fresh taste with a modern culinary spin. At SugarToad each bite unfolds a flavor astonishment. It’s a different way to taste and an intensely satisfying way to eat. SugarToad offers breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The chef changes the menu throughout the seasons to use only fresh, organic ingredients, as well as to create new and inventive dishes. SugarToad's mission: to inspire guests through constant creativity. SugarToad’s philosophy is to explore both modern and traditional methods and techniques and to fuse both through new explorations and experiences. Inspired by the regional uniqueness of a blowfish found only in the Chesapeake Bay that bears the same name, SugarToad offers the comforts of a fine dining restaurant but in a relaxed and friendly setting.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?