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Chef's Station

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Sun, 4/21
8:00 PM

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$21 - $30
American, International
Dinner, Lunch
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Soup of the Day
Yellowfin Tuna Tartare
Avocado, Cucumber, Jicama, Homemade Peruvian Purple Potato Chips, Yuzu Vinaigrette
Seared Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
Sweet Corn Purée, Spring Vegetable Salad, Purple Tomato Vinaigrette
Steamed Prince Edward Island Mussels
Kaffir Lime Leaves, White Wine, Coconut Milk, Green Curry, Our Grilled Bread
Pan Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras
Pickled Peach, Toasted Brioche, Quince Coulis
Oven Roasted Venison Sausage Stuffed Quail
Carnaroli Rice, Maitake Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Risotto, Baby Watercress, Pinot Noir Reduction
Baby Roasted Beet
Goat Cheese Mousse, Watermelon, Crispy Shallots, 25-Year Aged Balsamic
Baby Romaine
Grilled Fresh Sardines, Kalamata Olives, Pickled Fennel, Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette
Organic Baby Lettuce
Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans, Toasted Almonds, Blood Orange Vinaigrette
Baby Arugula
Black Beluga Lentils, Grana Padano Cheese, Meyer Lemon Dressing
Grilled New Zealand Rack of Lamb
Red Quinoa, Crispy Chickpeas, Roasted Petite Potatoes, Mint Chimichurri Sauce
Pan Roasted Maple Leaf Duck Breast
Organic Farro, Wild Mushroom, Wild Ramps Risotto, Thyme Infused Wine Reduction
Berkshire Pork Rib-Eye Steak
Ricotta‎ Cheese Gnocchi, Pork Belly, Brussels Sprouts, Fresh Morel Mushrooms, Bacon Reduction
Seared Beef Tenderloin
Parmesan‎ Potato Pavé, Haricot Vert, Maitake Mushroom Brandy Cream Sauce
Meatloaf with Roasted Beef Bordelaise
Onion‎ Confit Mashed Potatoes, Crispy Onions
Pan Seared Alaska Halibut
Salsify Purée, Spring Asparagus, Red Baby Carrot, Saffron Lobster Sauce
Crispy Skin Lake Superior Whitefish
Black Truffle Ravioli, English Peas, Fiddleheads, Basil Beurre Blanc
Scottish Salmon Fillet en Papillote
Black Olive Tapenade, baby Artichoke, Baby Carrots, Wild Ramps, Tarragon Lemon Butter Sauce
Vegetarian special, ask your server
Mashed Potatoes
Sauteed Baby Spinach
Crispy Spinach
Brussels Sprouts
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I have been wanting to go here forever and it just never has transpired. Without a storefront it’s easy to forget about. But we were out without a reservation and we knew if we popped in we would get in somewhere. After...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank travelgames
Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

The food is awesome. The service is awesome. I’m not sure why this place isn’t packed every night! This was our second visit in two weeks. I had earlier in the year had a fantastic lamb loin dish, I asked about it and though off...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bookslut
Reviewed December 15, 2018

The waiter's attention to detail and service was poor. Drink glasses remained on the table until we left. Food was very good but the service was slow. Took 2.5 hours for dinner with no special occasion to celebrate.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jim K
Reviewed November 18, 2018

We dined at Chef's Station for the first time 17 November. The salmon was prepared extremely well and the bronzini was superb. We shared a "sushi" appetizer of yellowtail with yuzu sauce that was delicious. Wines were priced "typical" for a restaurant of this quality....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Went in and was overwhelmed by a fishy smell in the air. The lighting was dim. The decor a bit drab. We ordered drinks that were fine and the food was ok. The price was quite high for the experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dllteacher
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Went with a group of people including vegetarians who were well catered for. The three course meal which we had reserved had additional options to cater for everyone's taste. The variety of wines both red and white added to the global favour. The waitstaff were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kufunda
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I travel a lot and have eaten at quite a number of establishments in Evanstan while visiting my daughter, and The Chef’s Station is an outstanding restaurant. We had the tuna carpaccio , escargot, lamb and Branzinno. All the food was excellent quality. Very well...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stephenl386
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We've been to Chef's Station a number of times over the years. Our visit last night felt like a major step up in grade for the food. Chef's Station has also been known for well prepared comfort food with some fine dining touches. Last night...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mudge828
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We have used Chef's Station for years for special occasions. Normally, an early time for dinner at 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. will get you nearly private dining. The food is always prepared with excellent skill and priced accordingly. My filet mignon was tender and tasty...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Robert B
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

I met a friend here for dinner. The restaurant was practically empty which should have made us question the choice. After ordering a glass of wine the waiter was antsy for us to order. We each ordered an entree but no appetizers, salads, or additional...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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