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“Super friendly staff”

The Cafe at the Ritz Carlton
Ranked #1,072 of 9,832 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $31 - $80
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Magnificent Mile
Cross street: Michigan Avenue
Transit: CTA Bus Stops: 151,145,146,147 Close to Chicago Red Line Stop Cabs Plentiful
Reviewed September 14, 2013

We ate lunch at Deca earlier this year, during Chicago Restaurant week: It was great for the price, and the service was super friendly and helpful. The food is above average for such a restaurant in Chicago, and the setting is beautiful. It is a good place to go to lunch and feel pampered, if you're shopping in the neighborhood. The second time we came, we sat outside in the cafe, where we had a very nice salad and again the super-friendly staff. It's very quiet, classy, clean, at least at the time of day we were there. This is now my go-to place for a break from the bustle of Michigan Avenue.

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Thank goanywherefast
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Ordinary options without exceptional skill in the kitchen. Presentation is prized over flavor.
Only had one meal there.

Thank tess57seattle
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Reviewed June 9, 2013

My husband and I decided a good breakfast in the lobby area was the right choice since we were checking out that day. As with most Ritz restaurant's expect to pay...but usually the food is well worth it.

My husband ordered the omelet and I ordered the Belgium waffle. We decided to share and get the best of both worlds. The food was good however, you can get the exact same waffle at the mall atrium attached to the Ritz something like 20% of the cost. This is not the "Ritz" breakfast experience.

We were satisfied overall but the biggest complaint we had was the waiter. He just wasn't friendly. He was borderline curt. Having stayed at several "Ritz" in the past I was shocked. His assistants were nice though. This restaurant/hotel is operated by the Four Seasons and bought this particular Ritz. This is something different than the regular Ritz Carlton and the service shows. Our bill was $52 plus the $8 or so tip we left.

Like I said, the food was good and we received everything we requested but poor value and the waiter was not friendly.

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Thank missmedia13
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Reviewed April 13, 2013

We were able to order breakfast at noon which suited all of us just fine. Our meals were cooked to perfection and our waiter was very helpful and fun.

Thank jpmck1224
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

I loved the french onion soup and scallop risotto. Waite staff was very accomodating and attentive. excellent atmosphere.

Thank fabutvlagt
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