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MK The Restaurant

) #120 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago $$$$ American, , Gluten Free Options
868 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60610-3114
+1 312-482-9179
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
868 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60610-3114
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1 - 10 of 497 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were with a party of 11 or 12 and were promptly seated in the loft area upon arrival. I really liked the decor and warmness of the restaurant. Our waiter, Sergio, was kind and very attentive. His knowledge and recommendation of...More

Thank ttaylor2u
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with my sister and thoroughly enjoyed the meal. Plenty of burger choices, large portions. One of the best things was the specialty in-house sodas. We tried the pineapple-basil drink and it was so refreshing One order of fries serves the whole table

Thank MRbluegill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have been going to MK for 17 years now. So we were very disappointed when we went there last night and found that they had vastly decreased the menu selection. It seems many restaurants are doing this now. We stopped going...More

Thank Allisonfaye
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

I spend weeks researching the better restaurants in Chicago, and narrow it down to a select few, and for various reasons I chose MK. Boy did I make a mistake. For many reasons..... First off, service....it was barely offered, and when it was, it was...More

Thank Lawrence C
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Went on a Tuesday night, not very crowded. Small bar with nice wine selection and drink menu. It was the perfect spot to reacquaint with an old friend over dinner. Waitress was great and very knowledgeable. Started with the gnocchi appetizer, OMG little pillows of...More

Thank RubySlippers62
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We enjoyed my wife's birthday with our daughter and her husband here. Food and service were excellent. Adequate food portions so we did not go away hungry. We may return next year about this time, or sooner.

Thank Larry A
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Paula at the Sheraton suggested MK and she was right, the food was very good. They also had a nice wine list to complement our dinner. Although the service was slow, we still enjoyed our server and fortunately we weren't in a hurry. The chef...More

Thank TahoeNVTravelers
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

We visited here for dinner based on a TA review. We were not disappointed. We arrived a little early and had a cocktail. The bartender was brilliant. Great cocktail and lots of insight. The restaurant ambience was busy but not loud. The waitress was fab,...More

Thank Grant G
Reviewed March 7, 2017

There are a handful of truly superior fine dining experiences to be had in Chicago and MK The Restaurant is one of them. Owner/chef Michael Kornick has been around for years and his timeless New American restaurant remains one of the elite fine dining destinations...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed February 7, 2017

I can't say enough good things about this dinner. The food was top notch, the wait staff was extremely attentive, and the chef is amazing. I had the bison steak and the pumpkin soup. Both were absolutely mouth watering. The cocktails are expertly prepared and...More

Thank Robin47260
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Mary W
Can I add a photo of dessert?
June 16, 2016|
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Response from Mme_X | Reviewed this property |
I think this is a questions for tripadvisor tech people.
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JoMich
Is there a large painted mural of one of the Greek islands (white houses and blue ocean) in this restaurant? I'm trying to find a restaurant I visited in November and don't recall the name. Thanks!
April 30, 2015|
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Response from ChiMagMile |
No--I think it may be Pegasus in Greektown.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$41 - $80
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 868 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60610-3114
    (Chestnut)
  • Public Transportation: Chicago (Brown Line)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-482-9179
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