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Wildfire

#47 of 7,468 Restaurants in Chicago
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159 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654-3700 (LaSalle and Wells)
312-787-9000
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Peterborough, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough how absolutely amazing Wildfire is. My partner and I both had the best steaks of our lives here, and I am not over exaggerating. I had the horseradish-crusted filet with applewood smoked bacon (try it!) and he had the NY strip. The steaks literally melted in our mouths, and while we were eating we both had... More 

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tennessee
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We made reservations at Wildfire upon the recommendation of a friend that travels often. For the first night of our Chicago weekend trip we had a late reservation for a Saturday night. We were seated right away and were in a small little room, probably one that is used for private parties and group reservations. The food was amazing(we both... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for dinner and sat at the bar. Had the bacon wrapped scallops as an app and the crusted halibut for dinner. Both were really good and the halibut was huge. I would give it a 4.5 if possible because the food was good but not perfect. The service was outstanding. I recommend this place for a good meal.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We decided to go to Wildfire last minute and I am so glad we chose to go here! The food was delicious and the service was great. Good cocktails too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After a not so great experience at an overpriced steak house we decided to give Wildfire a try. It was great! They have wine flights which I thought was neat and the food was reasonably priced. The steak I got was $10 cheaper than the previous steakhouse and was 10 times better! All of the food was great and the... More 

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milano
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a super ribey here, very tastefull well cooked and served with fresh vegetables. I really enjoyed the meal And the superstaff . Will be back this is a serious steakhouse.!

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For severe medical reasons, I cannot have gluten (not one of those trendy-GF-people). So, I have to be careful where I eat. This place not only catered to "regular" eaters, but also GF eaters, and it did so well (which is hard to do). They even brought me out GF bread that tasted good! My husband had chicken and ribs... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wildfire never disappoints, from the tuna tartar and jumbo shrimp cocktail, to the martini and sangria flights, to the delicious entrees. I had the macadamia crusted halibut with asparagus and roasted vegetables and my husband thoroughly enjoyed the seafood sampler platter. Wildfire is a great place to dine alone or with a group. The service was spot on and a... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a steak, meat place, but the Macadamia Encrusted Halibu is to die for. We go here as many times as possible in the summer while the fish is in season. The service here is outstanding, trust your server and their recommendations. It was my birthday and the server brought us berries and ice cream as he special treat.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a rotisserie chicken ($15.95), which was served in a pool of chicken jus. While that might not be everyone's cup of tea (or jus), I found it both delicious and the moistest chicken ever. It was REALLY good! Served with either butter (well with a few potatoes mashed in!) or really good fries. My wife's turkey sandwich (a... 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
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654-3700
    (LaSalle and Wells)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 312-787-9000
Description
Step back in time 60 years to when going out for dinner meant something really special. From the decor to the jazz music, Wildfire has the style and warmth that makes it perfect for celebrating with friends or a quiet evening for two. The extensive menu features broiled steaks and chops, wood-roasted seafood and roasted meats, all prepared in an open kitchen. Signature dishes include Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon, Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut, Wildfire Chopped Salad and Cedar Planked Salmon. So order a signature martini or one of our many wines by the glass, then sit back and enjoy the quintessential 1940s supper club experience of Wildfire.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?