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Niche

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Tue, 7/16
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
CUISINES
Contemporary, American
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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SMALL PLATES​
7.00
Warm Pretzel Twists
Sea salt, sweet onion bacon jam, chive butter
6.00
Gougeres
Aged cheddar and herb, dried apricot and cranberry mostarda
9.50
Fried Chicken
Chorizo gravy, roasted poblano - buttermilk biscuits, jicama relish, lime and fresh cilantro
10.50
The Wes Burger
Quarter pound, house made brioche, white cheddar, maple bacon, fried egg, sticky sauce and roasted garlic frittes
11.00
Roasted Bone Marrow
Crushed blueberries, pickled shallots, mushroom - veal demi and toasty beer bread
16.00
Seared Scallop
Crawfish coleslaw, tasso ham lardons, shaved scallion and spicy shrimp glace - GF
12.00
Squash Blossoms
Crisp tempura, whipped goat cheese, smoked tomato coulis and herbed honey
11.00
Steam Buns
House-made duck confit, tamarind bbq, sweet pea tendrils and hot and sour pickles
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Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

If you want some of the best Whiskeys in the world, a stellar beer list and amazing food than this is your spot. From beer collabs with some of the best brewers around to Whiskey dinners featuring some extremely rare and hard to obtain spirits....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ryanr867
Reviewed April 24, 2019

Had the Fish and Chips, Very good. Smaller portions. Wait staff is amazing. You'll be treated like royalty - at least we were. Very impressed with service and food.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank E7451DGjennym
Reviewed April 5, 2019

We had a great birthday celebration, great service (Alex was incredible), great food and nice surprises. Alex greeted us warmly and knew we were celebrating a birthday. After seating us, she brought us sparkling wine for a celebratory bday toast -- Alex is professional, knowledgeable,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JAW221
Reviewed February 24, 2019

This was our first visit to Niche and we will definitely be going back. We went there a on a Saturday night and started with drinks at the bar. There was an extensive selection of beer, whiskey and bourbon. I ordered a specialty mule and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ILKIcubswin
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Went here for couples drinks only. Good atmosphere, good drinks, a bit on the higher side of the pricing scale but not surprised. Friendly service

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Beverly A
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Niche has received rave reviews from Chicago media for years. Wonderful atmosphere, excellent cuisine, professional service. It's worth a trip!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank cccampbell38
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

When you go into a place like Niche, you expect a capable team who knows their trade. After having mis-fired at another place on third street, we were hoping this would be a better experience. Everything started out well, but then after we placed our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank BelikinBeer
Reviewed August 18, 2018

food was very high quality; it is expensive; the house manhattans very good; we liked the halibut and the hanger steak; servers were great but they do need some extra help at times - a small thing but my water glass not refilled

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jerrytomsolo
Reviewed August 7, 2018

My husband and I tend to go a lot of nice resturants, and it is not uncommon for us to spend several hundred dollars on a meal out. From the reviews and price of this restaurant I assumed it would be one step below high...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Cindy198064
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Niche has amazing food and excellent service. And the background music is perfect. One of my top 5 meals of all-time. Just go there!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mark M
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DrJoliemh
March 23, 2017|
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Response from frederick300 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It appears that you can purchase gift cards on the Niche website.
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deborah w
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Response from Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
Actually the original restaurant, 302 West, closed when Joel, the chef , died, and his widow Katherine no longer wanted to keep it going. The staff tried to buy it, but that fell through and a few years later they opened... More
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