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GT Fish & Oyster

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Tue, 2/19
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Chocolate Cake
Chocolate mousse, cremeux, marshmallow, coffee caramel ice cream. Try with Dow's 20 Year Tawny - $14
Flan Tart
Goat cheese mousse, thyme caramel, blood orange-passionfruit sorbet, citrus gelee. Try with Kurosawa Nigori - $9
Strawberry Key Lime Pie
Strawberry sorbet, almond crunch, oat crust. Try with Chateau La Rame '11 - $10
Buckwheat Honey Mousse
Cinnamon, pear, cider vinegar, crème fraîche, pear sorbet. Try with Domaine Barmes-buecher Gewurztraminer '07 - $15
Selection of Ice Creams & Sorbets
$5 (ea)
Emperor's Mint Meritage
Emperor's Dragonwell
Jasmine Blossom
Lemon Meritage
Earl Grey
As yet another fantastic Boka Restaurant Group endeavor, GT Fish & Oyster opened in March of 2011, and has helped redefine the American seafood restaurant. Michelin starred, and Food and Wines Best New Chef 2008, Giuseppe Tentori, has developed a menu that's half-traditional, half modern, in an everchanging small plates format. The restaurant received three stars from the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times, and 4 stars from Time Out Chicago.
$12 - $30
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Seafood, International
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Established in 2011, GT Fish & Oyster has risen fast to become one of the top 20 seafood restaurants in the United States, according to one critical survey. Located at 531 North Wells Street, it is described as a "hot spot" in a town that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They do have fantastic oysters from the north west. Really great, not inexpensive. The wine list is just ok even though they have a mention from wine spectator. Markup on wine is 3x, not a big surprise for the city There ceviche is with avocado-...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank paulsF3707JY
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

It’s difficult to get seafood right and to do it consistently with varying dishes but they manage here. The octopus was superb so tender, shrimp avocado bruschetta delightful, the frideo which is a pasta based paella essentially you really must try. Leave room for their...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Wrx8
Reviewed January 1, 2019

My husband and I had a lovely meal here while visiting Chicago. The ambiance is modern but comfortable, and it's the kind of place where you will fit in whether you want to dress up or go casual. We ordered the oysters, the lobster (warm),...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sr29184
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite Chicago restaurants!!!! Can always count on good service, good cocktails, and marvelous food. Order anything, you can’t go wrong!!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 888dougf
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Plus an avocado snapper ceviche, jumbo prawns, and an excellent bar. I didn't have a chance to try a full meal as I was eating super early, and only the bar menu was available. Lots of yummy choices, though.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kelly B
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went here as part of their ticketed progressive dinner. For $100 including tax and gratuity you get 5 courses here and another 5 at GT Prime. There is also an optional wine pairing for $25 at both restaurants. It was a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank MinnGirl2010
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a great group dinner at a private room on the basement, going in looks like you are getting into a freezer, once you are in is a great room table that sits about 20. The food selection was great and their cocktails where...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Damian R
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We went for drinks and then dinner for a large family gathering. Great space and atmosphere. Apps and drinks were very good, though the crab cakes were not my favorite. The oysters were fresh and sweet. Our dinners were excellent. Fish was fresh and expertly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Joetzz191
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Presentation is professional, taste is gourmet, and service is phenomenal. Prices to match. An elite restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Nice/dressy casual. Great place.
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