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Santorini Restaurant

#360 of 8,174 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
West Loop
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138 S. Halsted Road, Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 829-8820
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Very good

The most popular restaurant in Greektown has everything that you can imagine about greek mediteranean food recomended to take reservation

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Athens, Greece
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Orange, Texas
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I dined at Santorini when they opened the doors back in the eighties and have dined there hundreds of times since. The results are the same Great food, good service ,free valet parking, enjoyable experience. Sit by the fireplace during winter hours!. The wait staff are Greek males so, as in Athens, if you come with a date order for... More 

Thank mr22ron
Athens, Greece
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most popular restaurant in Greektown has everything that you can imagine about greek mediteranean food recomended to take reservation

Thank nikdi
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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231 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great find! I was very satisfied with the service and food -- I had the vegetarian moussaka and the chocolate mousse cake - both were very good and the price was about $20 (combined)! The restaurant has a nice atmosphere too, and it's convenient to the hotels on Michigan ave.

Thank LGBTtraveler
Davenport, Iowa
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here Saturday night. We did not have reservations so we waited at the bar for a table. Only took 10 minutes for a table. We had 5 star service from the moment we sat down. I'm a big calamari fan, and usually will order it every menu I see it on. The Calamari here was the best I've ever... More 

Thank Patrick1788
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The best of Greektown in Chicago. Been going to Greektown for 25 years and never even knew Santorini was there. This one beats all the others hands down. Food (especially the fresh seafood) and service were fantastic.

Thank Johnblaszlo
Deerfield, IL
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130 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We ate here on A sun nite for pre-theatre. Started with cocktails and grilled octopus. Octopus was very generous serving, could have easily been shared among 3-4, and was done perfectly- a light char- sauced with olive oil and red wine vinegar- slightly toothsome, but not chewy in the least, just PERFECT! Followed up with the Santorini salad which was... More 

Thank irisarbor
Vancouver WA USA
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We ate at Santorini as was near our hotel and was recommended by a friend. Excellent Greek food. We visited Greece last year and the food at Santorini's is authentic as it gets. We had the combination plate which said small portions, they were large and my wife and shared and still had leftovers.

Thank Timtam49
South Holland, Illinois
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

While staying at the Holiday Inn Merchandise Mart in Chicago, we took our sweetheart to Santorini's for an evening of Greek food and fun. On our list of fine dining, this is one of our favorites. I recommend this to any who will listen. We had a great time and took a picture with the owner.

Thank p1winfrey
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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375 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

It's In Greektown and its Greek food what more can you say. The lamb is great , greek sausage appetizer in fantastic and the service is good

Thank Biztravr
Buford, Georgia, United States
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Wonderful food, great service, very reasonably priced. All in our party had a fun time. I'd highly recommend it to anyone who loves Greek or just good food.

Thank Keith B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 138 S. Halsted Road, Chicago, IL 60661
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighborhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: (312) 829-8820

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Seafood, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • 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.