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Nia Restaurant

#414 of 7,469 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
West Loop
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803 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607 (Halsted St.)
13122263110
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place. We did the tasting menu with a nice bottle of Albariño. Food was excellent and service was pretty good. We sat at the high top near the window and that added some good people watching as well. We will definitely go back

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Thank wrigley16
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been going to Nia Restaurant for a couple years now. I've never had a bad experience with the food, staff or patrons. It's nice having a restaurant on Randolph that is independently owned and operated. The Chef/Owner, Nia, is always there and so knowledgeable about not only her cuisine, but a multitude of culinary disciplines. I've learned over the... More 

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Thank Jrusslaw
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Really terrific food, AMAZING SERVICE (ask for Marty), and those personal touches that takes things from good, to great. I'm visiting from out of town, and have been here twice this week. I've always been treated like a prince, and the food is always worth it. If you've never had pan-seared gnocchi, go. Now. Both of the brochettes are delicious,... More 

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Thank John I
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many trendy restaurants in this area you would be remiss to miss this one. We had the 8 course fixed menu. The portions were perfect for two. Great taste and service by "Lady Gaga" and her wonderful accent. Don't be afraid of the lack of crowds. Looking forward to going back.

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Thank Traderjoey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the bacon wrapped dates. Gnocchi was unique and tasty. The service was attentive. Overall a great place for a group of 12 to enjoy an 8 course family style meal. Finished with a Carmel bread pudding!

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Thank Bacho B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came with a large group. Great service. Generous family style portions. Bacon wrapped dates, gnocchi, salmon, and bread pudding were great!

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Thank Ben A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a small restaurant that doesn't seem too busy most days but if you are looking for a nice meal with friends in downtown/West Loop area, this is a great place! For an 8 course tapas style meal, it'll cost you about $35/person but it's a fun environment with good flavors. Loved the lamb meatball! Would highly recommend that. The... More 

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Thank Travis E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come with an appetite! Really awesome place to take a large group. The atmosphere is very low key and relaxing. Each plate was delicious and flavorful. I would definitely recommend the hummus and the bacon wrapped dates and the bread pudding. It's in a fun location nearby many other trendy restaurants and coffee shops. Would totally return!

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Thank Kristy E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I live across the street for 11 years and have watched tens of restaurants move in and out and the hood get trendier and trendier. This place is right next to Girl and the Goat and that is where most people head. I have eaten here about 5 times and have never had a bad anything. The food is really... More 

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Thank Jillian E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

That is a tiny restaurant that is made for Mediterranean food lovers. The menu is a tapas-style menu. You can choose small tasty dishes that evoke Southern Europe meals. Meals are genuine and always unexpected. The squids are just perfect. The service is very good and the music is not too loud. Ideal if you want to find a kids-friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $35
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Italian, Spanish, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 803 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607
    (Halsted St.)
  • Public Transportation: #8 Halsted bus, stop at Randolph. Grand / Blue Line or Clinton/Green & Pink Line.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighborhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: 13122263110
Description
Featuring contemporary elegant small plates in the heart of "The Randolph Market District" Nia's warm rich reds and soft yellows spill out of the drapes of her main room onto her garden patio (40+ seats)... alfresco that holds the true touch of the Mediterranean. The chef prepares simple luscious fare, including sauteed wild mushrooms,grilled baby octopus,sauteed mediterranean mussels, house cured salmon, diver scallops, lamb & feta meatballs, and bacon wrapped dates. Endless vegetarian options include portobello gnocchi, hummus, tortilla, baked goat cheese, eggplant involtini, saganaki and more. Try our homemade charcuterie, artisan cheeses & antipasti plus many daily specials that focus on local, seasonal & sustainable ingredients.

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

Staying in West Loop

Neighborhood Profile
West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of dining and nightlife options. If your timing is right, you can take part in neighborhood events like the West Loop Farmers Market, Craft Beer Fest, or the Randolph Street Market Festival.