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702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
+1 312-850-5005
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cotton candy” (43 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (42 reviews)
“ceviche” (48 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
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Reviewed June 25, 2014

We came here with a group who were attending a conference. The setting is fun and colourful and the toilets in particular are quite distinctive. Yes, really! Service was a little slow but the food was creative and tasty and we had a good time....More

Thank Gunya
Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is a great find! The food is really good, different from any other restaurant-it has a Central/South American glair. The atmosphere and decor are fantastic!

Thank Susan N
Reviewed June 23, 2014

We had eaten here once before and so my wife bought a Travel Zoo offer that included 2 drinks, 2 appetizers and 2 entrees - if we had driven, we would have got free valet parking too! We had an Sunday evening reservation after a...More

Thank Dedgehog
Reviewed June 21, 2014

I went there with my family and was expecting to sample all kinds of exotic food, fixed in fanciful ways. The name is deceiving a Carnivale is supposed to be an extravaganza of excitement, color (they had good color and possibilities) but there were no...More

1  Thank Errol D
Reviewed June 20, 2014

I left Carnivale thinking it could be so, so much more. I only went once and was disappointed in the food given the glowing reviews, so perhaps we ordered the wrong things. We also had an extremely slow waiter, which was quite annoying. On the...More

Thank FootballForever
Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Nephew's wedding was here in June and it was awesome! I helped coordinate and worked with Carnivale's staff who are outstanding to work with. Food great and atmosphere is fun. Love it

Thank Lorene M
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Carnivale was recommended by a friend and it exceeded my expectation. Our server was awesome and the food was amazing. Had the NY Strip with Bone Marrow and a special topping. Perfectly cooked and amazing service. Ambience is unique and very colorful.

Thank taharaja
Reviewed June 17, 2014

We tried this restaurant on a Travelzoo coupon, and we are glad we did. The food is latin fusion, and is delicious. For appetizers we got the oxtail empanada, ropa viejo and calamari which were all delicious. We loved the New York Strip steak and...More

Thank WinfieldRDH
Reviewed June 10, 2014

Great menu. Lots of appetizer choices, and the main courses are all wonderful. The rack of lamb with a pistachio sauce is to die for! And the atmosphere is very colorful and beautiful.

Thank thecudd
Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Love this place!!! Beautiful restaurant with great service and great food. The guacamole and the warm goat cheese were amazing. Everyone in our group of four loved their food. Don't skip the desserts. The banana cream pie, the lava cake and the cotton candy are...More

Thank Mary W
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
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Response from lauralei99 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Jason R | Reviewed this property |
I wear jeans and a dress shirt, but you could wear casual or a suit... that's what is so great about this place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
  • Public Transportation: Bus: The #8 Halsted at Fulton Market/Lake: 2 minute walk The # 65 Grand Avenue at Desplaines:10 minute walk The # 56 Milwaukee stops at Fulton/Desplaines: 2 minute walk Train: The Blue Line at Milwaukee/Grand: 10 minute walk The Pink Line at Clinton: 5 min walk The Green Line at Clinton: 5 min walk
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighborhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-850-5005
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