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Kinzie Chophouse

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Wed, 1/16
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Diced vine-ripened tomatoes, garlic, onion, and basil over fresh crostinis topped with asiago cheese and an aged balsamic vinaigrette
Crispy Fried Calamari
Served with spicy aioli & homemade marinara
Wild Mushroom & Gorgonzola Cheese Tart
Wrapped in a puff pastry, with a hint of sun-dried tomatoes and onions, over a lemon buerre blanc
Herb Crusted Goat Cheese
Two medallions served with fresh crostinis and homemade marinara sauce
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
Crab meat with red and green peppers, red onions and bread crumbs. Served over our spicy remoulade and cocktail sauce.
Blackened Scallops
With a whole grain mustard cream sauce over sautéed mixed greens, red onions, and vine-ripened tomatoes
Steamed Mussels
Simmered in shallots, white wine & garlic
Ahi Tuna Tartare
Raw Ahi tuna, mixed with capers, red onions, red and green peppers.  Served with wonton crisps, wasabi, and pickled ginger
Sesame Crusted Chicken Skewers
Over a bed of fried rice noodles, with julienned carrots, and a soy buerre blanc
Rock Shrimp Risotto Cake
Served‎ over lobster cream sauce
Grilled Calamari Salad
Grilled‎ calamari over mixed greens with roasted bell peppers, kalamata olives, pepperoncini, and cherry tomatoes in a rice vinegar and sesame oil vinaigrette
Spinach & Arugula Citrus-Berry Salad
Baby spinach and arugula tossed in a lemon vinaigrette with goat cheese, shaved fennel, strawberries, blueberries, oranges, and candied walnuts.
Southwestern Chicken Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce with blackened chicken, black beans, corn, jicama, pico de gallo, cilantro, green onions, and gouda cheese.  Tossed in chipotle ranch dressing and topped with fried onion rings
Chicken Salad Bowl
Field greens, chicken, green apples, candied walnuts and bleu cheese crumbles with an apple vinaigrette, over a flaky pastry square
Kinzie Cobb
Iceberg lettuce, smoked turkey, cucumbers, vine-ripened tomatoes, bacon, white mushrooms, red and green peppers. Tossed with creamy ranch dressing, and topped with crumbled bleu cheese.
Kinzie Cut Steak Salad
Flat-iron steak, broiled to order, over field greens, cucumbers, and julienned carrots in our house balsamic vinaigrette
Wedge Salad
Quarter head of iceberg lettuce with vine-ripened tomatoes, topped with ranch dressing, bacon, and blue cheese crumbles
Arugula & Pear Salad
Arugula, bosc pears, red onions, cucumbers and candied walnuts, with bleu cheese crumbles, and tossed in our house balsamic vinaigrette
Herbed Baked Goat Cheese Salad
Field greens, dried cherries, apples, walnuts, with a cherry vinaigrette.  Served with two goat cheese medallions
Nicoise Salad
Arugula and radicchio with haricot verts, endive, boiled egg, capers, kalamata olives and potatoes in a shallot vinaigrette
Smoked Salmon Rigatoni
House-smoked salmon with sautéed corn & green peas, with rigatoni pasta and ricotta salata in a tomato- vodka cream sauce
Braised Lamb Shank Pappardelle
Braised lamb shank mixed with red peppers, caramelized onions, and celery. Tossed in a rosemary mint demi-glace, and topped with sliced almonds.
Bucatini and Meatballs
Beef & pork meatballs in a spicy roasted red pepper sauce, topped with fresh mozzarella and basil
Duck Breast Pasta
Sliced‎ duck breast over penne pasta, sautéed portobello mushrooms, asparagus and porcini cream sauce
Bowtie Pasta
Grilled chicken, prosciutto ham, vine-ripened tomatoes, white mushrooms, red peppers and fresh basil cream sauce
Arugula Pesto Penne
Zucchini, yellow squash, cherry tomatoes, and shaved fennel, tossed with an arugula & almond pesto
4oz Steak $8.00
Rock Shrimp $5.00
Salmon $4.00
Wild‎ mushroom & asparagus risotto, topped with your choice of:
Hash Brown Potatoes
With‎ jalapeño & red peppers
Jumbo Baked Potato
Served with butter and sour cream
Crispy Fried Onion Rings
Bacon & Leek Smashed Potatoes
Stuffed Jumbo Baked Potato
Stuffed with smashed potatoes, cheddar cheese, sour cream, bacon, & pico de gallo
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Four Cheese Mac & Cheese
Topped with bacon and bread crumbs
Bleu Cheese Potato Gratin
Made with spanish onions
Creamed Corn & Sausage
Topped with fried corn tortilla strips and scallions
Broccoli Fondue
Served with a smoked gouda cream sauce
Let us customize your perfect steak. Select your cut and temperature, your preparation, your sauce accompaniment and leave the rest to us
16 oz. Flat Iron Steak
12 oz. New York Strip
14 oz. Delmonico
14 oz. Cowgirl
Bone-In Ribeye Cut - Exclusive for Kinzie Chophouse
16 oz. Dry-Aged Delmonico
18 oz. Bone-in Delmonico
18 oz. Kansas City
18 oz. Dry-Aged Kansas City
12 oz. Veal Chop
Grilled Meatloaf
Our specialty homemade meatloaf served over our bacon and leek smashed potatoes, all topped with rich gravy
Chicken Pot Pie
Chicken, peas, corn, zucchini, yellow squash, broccoli, red and green peppers, carrots and onions in cream sauce, topped with a flaky puffed pastry
Herb Chicken Breast
Boneless chicken breast with a lemon & white wine butter sauce, served with a green bell pepper risotto
Kinzie's Roasted Chicken Breast
Bone-in‎ chicken breast, marinated in honey mustard sauce, with a mushroom medley and natural pan jus over our bacon and leek smashed potatoes
Jalapeño Barbecued Pork Tenderloin
Served with our homemade jalapeño barbecue sauce, over a spicy vegetable slaw of carrots and cabbage
16 oz Apple Wood Smoked Pork Chop (Prepared Medium Well)
Double thick cut bone-in pork chop smoked slowly, served with an apple relish and wild mushroom risotto
12 oz Berkshire- 100% All Natural Pork Chop
Locally raised in the Midwest, this chop is broiled and served with our homemade creamed corn & sausage
Dijon & Herb Crusted New Zealand Lamb Chops
Over a bed of chipotle mashed potatoes and topped with a cabernet demi-glace
Surf & Turf
An 8 oz. Filet and a 12 oz. Lobster tail, served with lemon and drawn butter
Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna
Served medium rare with soba noodles and soy buerre blanc, with wasabi and pickled ginger
Herb Crusted Salmon
Fresh salmon seared with fresh oregano, thyme, rosemary and basil, served with steamed broccoli and a whole grain mustard cream sauce
Peppercorn Halibut
Peppercorn‎ crusted fresh halibut served over wild mushrooms and asparagus, in a ginger lime sauce
Australian Lobster Tail
12 oz. Tail served with drawn butter and fresh lemon
All of our sandwiches are served with steak fries and a kosher pickle spear
Kinzie Burger
Half pound sirloin burger with your choice of cheddar, swiss, mozzarella or monterey jack cheese, topped with lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes, and red onions
Meatloaf Sandwich
Our famous homemade grilled meatloaf, topped with beef gravy and served with lettuce, vine-ripened tomatoes, and red onions on ciabatta bread
Pastrami Reuben
Our‎ twist on a classic!  Hot pastrami and swiss cheese on marbled rye with sauerkraut and our own Russian dressing
Turkey Club
Smoked turkey, crisp bacon, avocado, vine-ripened tomatoes, red onions, and lettuce with horseradish cream on three slices of marbled rye
Crab Cake Sandwich
Our popular jumbo lump crab cake served on a pretzel bun with roasted red pepper aioli
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
Homemade jalapeño barbecued pulled pork topped with cheddar cheese, and fried onion rings on a pretzel bun
Veggie Wrap
Mix of marinated, roasted and grilled portobello mushrooms, zucchini, red onions,and red and yellow peppers, with arugula and herbed goat cheese in a spinach & herb tortilla. Served with a side of balsamic vinaigrette
Shaved Prime Rib Sandwich
Topped with monterey jack, sautéed red peppers and spanish onions, with a side of horseradish cream
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Rock shrimp $+5.00
Grilled Quesadilla
Served with homemade guacamole, fresh pico de gallo, and sour cream.  Not served with steak fries.
L. Mawby Blanc De Noir - Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan
Elegant bubbles, with a hint of plum and apple $36/375ML
Trocadero Brut Blanc De Blancs - Savoie, France
Bursts of citrus and apple $8/glass
Chateau Montaud Rose - Cotes De Provence, France
Red fruits, spicy bouquet $9/13
Lunatic White  Blend - Napa, California
Jasmine, apricot, pear and peach $9/13
Rocca Pinot Grigio - Veneto, Italy
Crisp, dry, citrus aromas $8/12
Milbrandt Riesling - Columbia Valley, Washington
Tropical fruit with dry finish $9/13
Silver Mer Soleil Chardonnay - Santa Lucia, California
Candied lemon & tropical fruit $14/21
Justin Monmousseau Sauvignon - Loire Valley, France
Flowers & white fleshed fruit $10/14
John Anthony Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc - Carneros, California
Pear, grapefruit, and creamy lemongrass $12/17
Sterling Sauvignon Blanc - Napa Valley, California
Grapefruit, peach and kiwi $9/13
Kinzie Chophouse, one of the only female-owned independent steakhouses in Chicago. 2016 celebrates 25 years of service and we at Kinzie pride ourselves on setting the standard in fine dining with our service and cuisine. An authentic Chicago neighborhood restaurant, The Kinzie Chophouse is nestled in the River North neighborhood. Steps away from the Merchandise Mart, we are both a local favorite and a repeat destination for visitors to the Chicagoland area. The newly remodeled interior welcomes guests to a bright and beautiful dining room--complete with oversized leather booths, intimate seating arrangements and jazzy background tunes all blend together for a true Chicago experience.
$15 - $75
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will need reservations - especially if there is an event at the nearby Merchandise Mart. This was our second visit to Kinzie Chophouse. The steaks are amazing. Our waiter said he has worked for the company for 5-years and he was one of their...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Weekender073
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great service and amazing food. they are known for their meatballs and they did not disappoint . cocktails were sizable and tasty. desserts are awesome too.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Timothy H
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Had a very nice Tuna Tartare followed by a tasty 14oz. Delmonico steak. Very good price/quality level.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank peter_DJ66
Reviewed November 22, 2018

Went there to celebrate my boyfriends birthday and had such an incredible time! If you ever get the chance to meet the manager Liz she such a kind individual and truly exemplifies service there at Kinzie! The classic beef meatballs on the menu were so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sanzelmo
Reviewed October 24, 2018

OMG the event was above my expections. The wines were amazing - the pairings were spot on, thank you CHEF. At first I thought it might get congested at the stations, however, that was not the case once you were pasted the entry way. Kudos...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Angela A
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I visit Chicago often on business and most of the time I have dinner at either Chicago Cut or Bavette’s both because of convenient geography near my hotel, and their elite status among Chicago steakhouses. The atmosphere of both is bustling and vibrant. I attempted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoeWISC
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Our uber recommendation took us to the place, people in hotels will point you to the big steak houses in town and never mention this place. It was exquisite. We had a great steak, juicy and perfectly cooked. The steak was $38. I would recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank olgam135
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I was in Chicago for business meeting. I asked the concierge for a recommendation which was Kinzie Chophouse. Ambience was most pleasing, white tablecloths added to overall atmosphere. The staff were very attentive and definitely well trained. I would like to give an excellent rating...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jimfH3677DC
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We came here with a relatively large group for dinner. First the pros. The service was on point the entire time. Not over bearing but there when you needed them to be. We had wine and cocktails quickly after being seated. The appetizers were tasty....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bekntony
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Wandered in by accident in search of a good steakhouse--it was delicious! I'm not much of a steak person, but the chicken was quite yummy and the shaved brussels sprouts were great. BF rated his steak among the best. There were some ladies at the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank playingrownup
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Almost everything on the menu is gluten free. Think meat, followed by very creative pairings with lovely veggies and salads. If you are dieing for a roll, the folks there will do whatever it takes for you to have a perfect... More
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oops! Sorry didn't see this til now. Not sure about that. You should call and ask. They seem pretty laid back so probably.
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