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Chef's Station

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915 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-3607
+1 847-570-9821
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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French, American, International
915 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-3607
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

We love this place and come here once every year. The service is always good and my wife and I always have a good time.

Thank chicagoguy619
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We had a small family reunion at Chef's Station and enjoyed it very much. The menu isn't huge, but it is diverse and the food was fantastic. They have an outdoor patio that sits directly under the subway, so it can get noisy, but it...More

Thank CMelam
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

On the afternoon of May 22 I made a reservation for 9 people at their restaurant. We were planning to celebrate my daughter's birthday n Monday, July 3. I spoke to a gentleman and left my contact information. I called back a few days later...More

Thank dfutransky
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Everything was the best I have experienced in Evanston. Perfectly purchased duck perfectly cooked, fine wines, courteous staff, a room in which you could actually talk to someone and hear what they had to say (which is unique in Evanston), comfortable and easily accessible. A...More

Thank altohorn
Reviewed March 26, 2017

A varied menu of high-end options: starters including escargot, octopus, mussels, veal sweetbreads, foie gras, and the like. Salads are surprisingly large. Mains include several fish options, beef, lamb, duck; don't recall if there were vegetarian options. The thing that impressed me most, though, was...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed March 20, 2017

We were a group of four. The waiter must have asked 5 times are you ready to order drinks. We only had one wine list. His interrupting broke the flow of conversation and made me feel rushed. The meals were nice. The waiter was a...More

Thank Pamela5526
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We hadn't been to Chef's Station for a few years, and we're glad we got back. The restaurant, in the Davis St. Metro station is warm and welcoming. Very low noise level, very personal service. The restaurant has one of those rare menus from which...More

Thank Rick628
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Chef's Station is our place to have a holiday meal knowing the food, service, and wine pairing will be just what we want to celebrate fine dining and in this case New Year's Eve. Typically, there are 5 courses that are delivered along with drinks...More

Thank Thor13
Reviewed December 25, 2016

We went to Chef's station for Christmas Eve dinner. The food was okay - our initial reaction was that it was good, but nothing we haven't prepared ourselves and prepared better. It was the service that was awful throughout the meal. Our waiter was nice...More

2  Thank ChicagoBauer
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We walk by this restaurant all the time and decided to try it. For a family of four, it is a bit expensive. Although they have tried to update the appearance, the overall appearance is a bit dated and not charmingly so. The food however...More

Thank MG2009
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 915 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201-3607
    (Maple and Davis)
  • Public Transportation: Metra Davis Street Stop CTA Purple Line Davis Street Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-570-9821
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The perfect juxtaposition of lighthearted attitude and intense flavor in an atmosphere that proves fine dining doesn’t have to be uptight.
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