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“Dinner Party Show”
Review of Alinea

Alinea
Ranked #2 of 10,080 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $150 - $1,000
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
Reviewed September 5, 2013

A fine dining experience with a theatrical flare equipped with entertaining and informative staff. The food will have you trying to secure another reservation to experience it all again!

You get back what you give out in terms of personality. The staff is very professional! I can go back just to laugh with them again.

The food is ridiculously amazing without getting technical; captivating and taste absolutely divine!

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Thank S_E1_O
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

You just cant get this kind of experience anywhere. Great flavors, unprecedented presentation, terrific wine pairing and a service staff the support endeavor. It's nice not to have to look at a menu, but simply to relax and let them put on the show. Go with an open mind, friends and a healthy appetite.

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Thank Papadetrio
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

So much positive (and very well deserved) commentary has already taken place regarding Alinea that I don't think I can add anything to the conversation but I would be remiss if I didn't state my agreement with all positive comments and reviews.

Alinea is a very rare occurrence where style and substance go hand in hand and create visually stunning food with incredible tastes, sometimes subdued, sometimes bold, but always sublime. Add to this the masterful wine pairings, impeccable service, attention to detail, and a serene environment in which to enjoy it and you get a truly special experience.

This is truly one of the greats in the World and should be sought out by anyone with an interest in food and fine dining.

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Thank trektaker
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

This place is an experience from the moment you walk through the door. They play with all your senses - quite the thrill. Food was spectacular and combined with theatrics - superb! Must get wine pairing - great compliment to the evening!

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Thank 8Chitown2012
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had exceptionally high expectations for this meal and all were met or exceeded. We opted for the higher end wine pairing and it was great. Our waiter was knowledgeable about the wines and the courses and he added a lot to the experience.
Each plate was unique in its presentation and flavor. We had plenty to eat over the three hours we were there.

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Thank Mike T
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