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Sociale

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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CUISINES
Wine Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
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Menu

HOT SMALL PLATES
12
Honey Soy Pork Belly
baby bok choy kimchi, gochujang glaze, cilantro vinaigrette
14
Sumac-Crusted Scallops
pistachio butter, micro arugula
14
Ancho Espresso Braised Short Rib
celeriac puree, espresso-chili demi-glace, crispy parsnips
10
Champignon
wood roasted wild mushrooms, leek confit, fines herbes, white truffle essence
9
Moroccan Chicken Skewers
ras el hanout, harrisa root vegetables
12
Moules Frites
sweet, sour, spicy - tamarind, pomme frites
12
Skirt Steak
scallion chimichurri, potato hash
9
Crispy Potato Gratin
bechamel, caramelized cippolini onions, gruyere cheese
14
Char-Grilled Octopus
pickled fennel, charred ruby grapefruit, citrus mint vinaigrette
8
Hoisin Grilled Japanese Eggplant
spicy hoisin glaze, pears, almonds, cured egg yolk, toasted sesame seeds
COLD SMALL PLATES
9
House Made Feta Burrata
charred eggplant puree, basil oil, focaccia toast
12
Pate D'Maison
strawberry clove jam, frisée, pickled mustard, cornichons, toasted croissant
8
Walnut Arugula Salad
baby arugula, frisée, crispy pancetta, candied walnuts, sunchoke chips, bleu cheese, walnut vinaigrette
9
Vietnamese Roasted Chicken Salad
baby frisée, napa cabbage, cucumber, carrot, mint, basil, cilantro, peanuts, pickled ginger vinaigrette
8
Pickled Heirloom Beet Salad
mixed field greens, goat cheese, pine nuts, pickled red onions, orange blossom honey vinaigrette
10
Mache Salad
baby mache, pork belly lardons, evoo, lemon garlic dressing, olive tapenade, baguette
12
Spicy Shrimp Lan Tran
vietnamese seasonings, tomato, garlic, chili, ginger, avocado, cilantro, cripsy won tons
SOCIALE PRIME BURGER
19
Sociale Prime Burger
100% usda prime beef, 3-year aged deer creek cheddar, applewood smoked bacon, charred red onion, tomato chutney, fried egg, toasted brioche bun, parmesan truffle frites
WOOD OVEN FLATBREADS
12
Bacon, Brie & Egg
bacon onion jam, brie, cured egg yolk
14
Smoked Salmon
scottish smoked salmon, cucumber-red onion salad, chives, creme fraiche
14
Shrimp Bahn MI
tamari ginger shrimp, pork belly lardons, miso bechamel, daikon-carrot salad, fresno chilies, cilantro vinaigrette
12
Champignon
maitake, oyster and cremini mushrooms, fontina, leek confit, white truffle essence
14
Duck Confit
duck confit sausage, red onion conserva, goat cheese, aged balsamic glaze, arugula
SHARED LARGE PLATES
22
Feta-Brined Half Chicken
oregano, lemon, garlic, roasted potatoes
38
Moroccan Lamb Shank
wood roasted curried lamb, sweet potato puree, tomato-eggplant stew
32
Vietnamese Bouillabaise
prawns, scallops, miso sea bass, mussels, bean thread noodles, chili-coconut broth, baguette
28
Salmon Oliu
wood roasted salmon, garlic spinach, olive relish
45
Kansas City Strip Steak
18 oz. natural, harissa-rosemary butter or au poivre
TASTING MENU
per person35
With Wine Pairings per person55
Tasting Menu (Minimum Two)
a four -course tour of our favorites; if you would like us to "set the table" simply hand your menus back and we'll take care of the rest
SALUMI & CHEESE
20
Sociale Plate
chef's selection of three cured meats and three cheeses, marcona almonds, cornichons, house made jam & mustard
CHARCUTERIE
pick one $7, pick three $15
Iberico Chorizo
Prosciutto di Parma
Coppa
Soppressata
Salami Calabrese
Chorizo Cantimpalo
Dry Cured Lamb & Juniper Salume
Dry Cured Elk Salume & Blueberry Salume
Finocchiona
CHEESE
pick one $7, pick three $15
Manchego - Spain Sheep's Milk
nutty, tangy
Humbolt Fog - Cypress Grove - Goat Milk
creamy, acidic, tangy, sweet
Quadrello - Buffalo Milk
creamy, sweet, robust
Petit Basque - French Sheep's Milk
sweet, fruity
Cana de Cabra - Murcia Spain - Goat's Milk
semi-soft, citrus, sweet, mild
Deer Creek - Wisconsin - Cow Milk
buttery, nutty
Feta - Greece - Sheep's Milk
creamy, acidic, tangy
Point Reyes - California - Raw Cow's Milk
sweet, creamy, blue
SWEETS
8
Budin de Pan
apricot chocolate croissant bread pudding, anejo caramel, candied pecans, vanilla gelato
9
Gelato Trio (Choose 3)
sea salt caramel, pistachio, strawberry, vanilla
8
Zeppole
"sweet little donuts" lemon sugar, blueberry sage compote
8
Bougatsa
phyllo pastry, sweet semolina custard, orange blossom honey, genepi sabayon
8
Chocolate Panna Cotta
mango puree, café press espresso, ginger crumble, sweet mascarpone
8
Cheesecake
peanut butter cremeux, nutella powder, tennis ball cookie crumble, toasted pistachios
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent dinner at this restaurant with cocktails and wine. My daughter recommended the Black Cherry Mule while I enjoyed a G and T no2. We ordered 5 small plates between us which was plenty especially as the potato gratin was very large...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank amandadavies43
Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

Loved this place! We ate at the bar and had a great time. Our bartender, Blake, was super helpful and professional. All of his recommended dishes were delicious! We ordered the French Omelette (soooo good - especially loved the extra crispy potatoes) Blueberry with Lemon...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank MonicaD434
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

We were staying local to this place and went a couple of times. The food is pretty good but it was the service that really impressed us.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Emtci
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

I love Sociale! The team and the food combines a fantastic overall experience not to mention a fantastic happy hour! The duck and cheese boards are my favorite!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank wroboadam1977
Reviewed March 17, 2019

Drinks are good and we loved the open space. Overlooking a cozy Chicago neighborhood. Probably new and still warming up but should do well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank woaishanghai
Reviewed December 17, 2018

They have a wonderful happy hour and are great about adapting cocktails for individual preferences. Cozy place in Printers Row and I keep coming back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HappyDesiNomad
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Three of us visited during a family visit to Chicago. Sociale offers small plates - both hot and cold - and we chose several which offered a decent variety. While we enjoyed everything we were annoyed by the small plate of sumac crusted scallops, which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ccninports
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Went in for a drink and some food, ordered at the bar from the bartender and that it bartender disappears. After 20 minutes i mention to another server that i haven't received my food and the bartender disappeared. He comes back and says food is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful experience here. The tamarind mussels and the sumac scallops were incredible. So was the octopus - very tender! We also had the pickled beet salad which was really delicious. My husband liked the lamb meatballs, but they didn't...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 609sharynm
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Great food, get a few plates so you’ll have enough to share and try everything. Even if ingredients sound weird, all dishes worked perfectly and were so tasty! Donut dessert topped it off and made it perfect after a long day at a conference. Great...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Abi H
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