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#12 of 1,541 American in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
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Near North Side
0.4 miles from 360 Chicago Observation Deck
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APPETIZERS
Prime Steakhouse Meatballs
prime beef - white marble farms pork
USD 10
USD 14
Chef's "PB&J"
paté - fig jam - woodford reserve bourbon
USD 15
Crispy Shrimp
sweet thai chili - garlic aioli
USD 16
USD 22
Fresh Burrata
tomato jam - smoked sea salt - pickled onion
USD 21
Sautéed Shrimp
chardonnay - garlic - butter - paprika
USD 22
Braised Pork Belly**
local honey - sweet thai chili - sautéed spinach
USD 13
Fried Deviled Eggs
panko - farm fresh egg - sriracha aioli
USD 9
USD 13
Wagyu Beef Tartare*
deviled egg mousse - grilled soft bread
USD 29
Shishito Peppers**
smoked sea salt - olive oil - shaved parmesan
USD 9
King Crab & Avocado Stack
alaskan king crab - avocado - crispy wonton
USD 19
SALADS
Roasted Beet**
ruby + golden beets - goat cheese - pistachios
USD 10
Chopped**
artichoke - roasted red peppers - red onion - locally grown iceberg + romaine - parmesan
USD 12
Steak Knife BLT Wedge**
baby iceberg head - monforte blue cheese (WI) - crispy bacon - grape tomato
USD 14
48 Caesar with Warm Poached Egg*
romaine - poached farm fresh egg - warm croutons
USD 14
Superfood**
baby arugula + kale - sriracha sunflower seeds - seasonal berries - goat cheese - champagne fig dressing
USD 14
Heirloom Tomato**
champagne vinaigrette - feta crumbles - micro arugula - sea salt
USD 15
RAW BAR
Fresh seafood tower. Your choice of our chef's selection of fresh shellfish items from our raw bar including:
Iced Alaskan King Crab Legs**
house-made cocktail sauce - drawn butter - atomic horseradish - creamy mustard
MP
Maine Lobster Cocktail**
house-made cocktail sauce - drawn butter - atomic horseradish
MP
Colossal Shrimp Cocktail**
house-made cocktail sauce - atomic horseradish
each USD 9
Chef's Daily Selection of Fresh Oysters* **
east coast & west coast - champagne mignonette
MP
Dungeness Crab Cocktail**
whole leg - de-shelled - house-made cocktail sauce - atomic horseradish - creamy mustard
USD 34
Hawaiian Poke*
ahi or salmon - cucumber - thai chili - togarashi sauce
USD 29
FEATURING PRIME STEAKS & CHOPS
responsibly farmed and wet aged 28 days - hand cut in house by our master butcher
NY Strip* **
Small (12oz) USD 43
Regular (16oz) USD 54
Petite Filet Mignon* **
Small (8oz) USD 49
Bone-In Filet Mignon* **
Small (12oz) USD 59
Regular (18oz) USD 72
Steak Farina*
our bone-in filet with an egg
Small (12oz) USD 60
Domestic Wagyu Filet* **
Available in Small (8oz), Regular (12oz); limited availability
MP
Filet Mignon* **
Regular (12oz) USD 55
Bone-In Ribeye* **
Regular (22oz) USD 59
Bone-In KC Strip* **
Regular (18oz) USD 61
ON TOP
Sautéed Blue Cheese**
USD 6
Black Truffle Green Peppercorn
USD 4
Truffle Butter**
USD 8
Crab Cake "Oscar"
USD 18
Chef Style Burrata**
USD 8
Crispy Shrimp
USD 10
Foie Gras* **
USD 19
Black Truffle Sautéed Maine Lobster**
USD 44
OCEAN 48
Fresh seafood. Our fresh fish is responsibly sourced from sustainable fisheries when available
Shetland Island Salmon*
braised** or spiedini - scottish coast
USD 39
New Bedford Sea Scallops* **
lemon butter - sea salt - chardonnay
USD 45
Maryland Style Lump Crab Cakes*
jumbo lump crab - old bay seasoning - buttered bread crumbs
USD 43
Ahi Fillet*
sashimi grade - seared - pepper rub - soy - wasabi
USD 48
Chilean Sea Bass*
braised** or spiedini - chardonnay - sea salt - cracked pepper
USD 49
Whole King Crab Cluster**
drawn butter - shell split
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Twin Lobster Tails**
broiled - drawn butter - paprika
MP
MORE THAN STEAK
Prime Steakhouse Meatloaf
rib eye - filet mignon - pork - black truffle green peppercorn
USD 34
Bone-In Short Rib
braised - black truffle green peppercorn
USD 39
Tomahawk Pork Chop* **
rosemary maple brine - all natural - red top farms
USD 45
Whole Colorado Rack of Lamb* **
authentic colorado heritage lamb - mountain prairie raised
MP
Bone-In Veal Chop* **
broiled - markham farms
USD 59
SIDES MATTER
Whipped Potatoes**
yukon gold potatoes - sweet cream - butter - sea salt
USD 9
Loaded Baked Potato**
wisconsin cheddar - bacon - chives - sour cream
USD 13
Chef Brian's au Gratin Potatoes**
caramelized onion - gouda - mozzarella
USD 16
Double Baked Truffle Potato**
shaved black truffle - fontina + gouda cheeses - awesome!
USD 19
Kennebec Fries**
celtic sea salt - truffle oil - shaved parmesan
USD 8
Alaskan King Crab & Rock Shrimp Mac & Cheese
lemon butter - romano - tillamook cheddar
USD 32
Creamy Mac & Cheese
provel - romano - tillamook cheddar
USD 11
Broccoli, Spinach or Asparagus**
sautéed - olive oil - sea salt - shaved parmesan
USD 12
Sautéed Sweet Corn**
cilantro - chopped parsley
USD 9
Corn Créme Brûlée
sweet corn - cream - turbinado sugar
USD 13
About
Not just another steakhouse, Steak 48 - Chicago is a warm contemporary steakhouse featuring prime steaks, a raw bar and extensive fresh seafood selection, unique appetizers including ahi poke and deviled eggs with crisps shrimp and side dishes including a double baked truffle potato, asparagus fries and corn crème brûlée, classic cocktails and an extensive award winning wine list.
PRICE RANGE
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service
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Reviewed April 26, 2020

I have lived in Chicago, and I enjoy a good steak which is easy to find here, but this place blew me away when I first went last year. The staff is incredibly attentive, from the time you check in, at the bar, and the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

All of the food was delicious. The wagyu butcher cut was pricey (12 oz for $125), but it was delicious!!! The scalloped potatoes were yummy, and the portion was huge! The fried deviled eggs were so good!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Love the food and the atmosphere. Quite pricy, but well worth it. My daughter and I enjoyed our meals and our server was very pleasant.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

We were fortunate to get our waiter from the past visit Doug who made the evening outstanding. We choose several great wines from their extensive list. Many of us had the bone in filet and the bone in strip. They were cooked to perfection. I...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

I went on a Monday night while in town on business. I will qualify that I ate at the bar not the dining room and bar definitely felt like a more casual option. I was greeted quickly and politely and took a look at the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020

We came to Steak 48 for my birthday on a recommendation. We had made reservations, so when we arrived at our time, we were seated almost immediately. The interior decor and ambiance is very nice, and contemporary. We started with the fried deviled egg appetizer...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 27, 2020 via mobile

Excellent food. Sara, our server, was terrific and very knowledgeable. The bread is some of the best I’ve ever had. Crispy shrimp deviled eggs and crab/avocado tower were delicious. The wagyu filet and the scallops were prepared to perfection. The corn creme brûlée was FANTASTIC....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 27, 2020

I was traveling alone, so sat at the bar. Had a delicious bone-in steak cooked perfectly. You can fit it on your expense account if you have the sides and beverages on a separate tab. haha.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

We loved our dinner at Steak 48 last night. Our waiter was very knowledgeable about food preparation and choices not to be missed. He was so right. Our bone in rib eye was cooked perfectly and the seasoning was what a steak should be. The...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 19, 2020

We decided to randomly grab steaks on a Thursday night - this place came highly recommended so I was extremely excited to give this place a taste. To start off our meal, we went with oysters and the shishito peppers. Although I thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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michaelrD4190WC
September 6, 2018|
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Response from thedonald7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes this restaurant is appropriate for a business dinner . I would suggest the upper level facing west dining room. Noise will not be an issue and u will be able to have a nice conversation .
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Scott T
May 18, 2018|
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Response from yvonneb391 | Reviewed this property |
We were in smart casual on a Saturday night, and we were fine.
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I quit drinking years ago
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