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#141 of 7,536 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Near North Side
American, Contemporary
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401 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3583 (Kinzie)
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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106 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had dinner with a business colleague on a Wednesday. Our reservation was 8:00 PM, we arrived at 7:50. The hostess was very friendly, but said that she could not seat us, and we had to wait at the bar for 10 minutes. I figured ok, they are probably fully booked. She got us promptly at 8:00, and led us... More 

Thank BillGibson1
New York
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For a business luncheon with colleagues, we enjoyed the luxurious setting with a panoramic view of the water tower and surrounds. Following a creative amuse-bouche, I enjoyed the saffron risotto with an assortment of mussels and clams. For my main course I ordered cod to see if I they could rival the black cod with miso so incredible at Matsuhisa... More 

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boston, ma
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130 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Almost the most perfect leisurely lunch I've ever had. Each dish was wonderful, from the amuse bouche to the pre and post desserts, and all six courses in between! The choice of wines was too limited, though, and there should have been some glasses that cost less than $25 each! Maybe that's a way to force us to get the... More 

Thank TheTravelCutie
Potomac, Maryland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very upscale restaurant. I had a lunch on a Saturday afternoon there with a friend. The menu was not very extensive but had enough choices. The service was excellent. I can't say that I overate. The portions were failry small. I only wish I came for a Sunday brunch instead.

Thank LK2012777
Chicago, Illinois
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast thinking how bad could it be. The decor was run-down and cheesy, the service practically non-existent the the food was mediocre at best.. complete waste of time

Thank 773captain
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My schedule didn't allow me to try their dinner or brunch menu, I still stepped in for breakfast, just to check out it's view. The balcony was not open though. I ordered Asian Breakfast and it turned out to be simple pork congee. And I found myself still hungry afterwards and ordered a croissant.

Thank Joyce Z
Overland Park, Kansas
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207 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for ambience, exceptional service and a view, this is a great spot. Generally, everything here is expensive, including the extensive wine list. As for the food, if you have a food allergy, you may struggle here as the dishes are designed for specific combinations of flavors. The wait staff were attentive and accommodating, offering substitution dishes... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

The staff at Sixteen were the most attentive I have ever experienced, to the point where my date got annoyed and wanted to be left alone. If you want to be left alone, this isn't the restaurant for you. I enjoyed our dinner and could see myself coming back in the future.

Thank jaybay8888
Chattanooga, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Pricey, but OK. Sixteen restaurant was terrible. Chef's prix fixe had poor selections. Ask for the alternate menu if you have to eat there. Terrace had very slow service. Nastiest coffee you can find.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Sunday brunch. Great food with immaculate presentation. Service was great and a special request honored sealed it. Try to book reservation on a day with beautiful weather so that afterwards taking time out on the terrace is even more enjoyable. Wonderful lake views any time of year, Chicago river traffic in spring to fall.

Thank rtjatlas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$60 - $80
American, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-3583
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 3125888030

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