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.

Blue 13 - CLOSED

416 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-5714
+1 312-787-1400
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 1, 2012
“Great dinner”
Mar 6, 2012
“Bang for the buck”
Restaurant Hours Closed
416 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-5714
All Details
Reviews (17)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed April 1, 2012

I chose this restaurant based upon reviews and I am glad I did. Excellent food and very good service. Ihad the beet salad and then the scallops for my entree. Scallops were done to perfection. Extensive drink menu too with some interesting twists on popular...More

Thank Mcolleen42
Reviewed March 6, 2012

Wonderful food; terrific wine from an interesting list that featured lots of smaller, artisinal wines; unobtrusive, professional service; good advice about what would go well with what; help in avoiding allergies; an atmosphere with a bit of a buzz - all in all, a lovely...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed February 16, 2012

You will have good time if you go here. Must make reservations well in advance.

Thank John G
Reviewed January 24, 2012

We had a reservation for two on a Sunday night, but when we arrived the place was a little empty but there were people at the bar. So we just ate and drank with Dan behind the bar. We ordered 6 small plates and 1...More

2  Thank Will H
Reviewed January 1, 2012

Our dinners were absolutely delicious. If you're looking for a steak or pasta dish you might want to check elsewhere. Their menu is on-line, so check it our first. While it's limited to 8-10 items (entrees) they offer unique combinations. Well worth finding this place.

Thank islandexplorer
Reviewed December 10, 2011

We planned a surprise dinner party here for my sister-in-laws 30th birthday, and it was fantastic! We ended up being rather late due to a delay with the limo that was taking us there; we called and the restaurant was very accommodating. They joked with...More

Thank mdresden
Reviewed December 3, 2011

I was with a group of 6 people in late November. We ordered and split most of the appetizers and desserts. My favorite appetizers were lobster pizza --it sounds weird and I'm not a huge pizza fan but this was fantastic--and the fruits de mer,...More

Thank nodedet
Reviewed November 15, 2011

A friend more or less talked me into going here and, although a bit hesitant, I went along. And, I am so very glad I did. We had a great, relaxing time. The food was excellent, the wine (Tikal Patriota) was fantastic, and their desserts...More

Thank mudspoke
Reviewed October 31, 2011

We just returned to Blue 13 for the third time, and still came away pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is small, and on the dark side, but a pleasant decor. The food is modern American, with interesting combinations of ingredients and flavors. This time we had...More

Thank Canute_the_Great
Reviewed August 3, 2011

Went with a group from work and we all has a great time. The appetizers, entree's and deserts were all high quality and perfectly prepared. The immense pork chop was a nice surprise and several of my group enjoyed the cod and the scallops dishes....More

Thank energydude
Nearby HotelsSee all 197 hotels in Chicago
Ohio House Motel
643 reviews
.32 miles away
Moxy Chicago Downtown
12 reviews
.34 miles away
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North
2,257 reviews
.37 miles away
FieldHouse Jones
219 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar
187 reviews
.20 miles away
Brunch Restaurant
180 reviews
.11 miles away
Erie Cafe
140 reviews
.18 miles away
Green Door Tavern
120 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The East Bank Club
11 reviews
.18 miles away
Tastebud Tours - Chicago Food Tours
1,092 reviews
.12 miles away
Binny's Beverage Depot
56 reviews
.24 miles away
Chicago Chocolate and Dessert Tour
26 reviews
.13 miles away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
$25 - $100
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-5714
  • Public Transportation: Near the Chicago and Merchandise Mart Brown Line Stations, or the Grand Blue Line Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-1400
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing