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Valentine’s Day Dining in the Chicago Loop

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Fine Dining on Valentine's Day Downtown

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and whether you are sharing it with that special someone or just a group of friends, there are plenty of places to celebrate love this February 14th in downtown Chicago. With such a wide array of cuisines and romantic venues stretching from South Loop and Lakeshore East to Streeterville, you are sure to find a great restaurant to woo your significant other or toast your friends. Here’s a list of suggestions to get you started planning your big date!

Gold Coast: Table Fifty-Two
Located in Chicago’s historic Gold Coast neighborhood on Elm Street, right next door to Biggs Cigar Emporium, renowned Chef Art Smith brings elegance and charm not only to the Southern comfort menu, but also maintains an environment that will make you and your date want to stay for hours.

River North: Prosecco
It’s tough to top a romantic Italian dinner. Enjoy some top notch vino and fine Italian dishes in a beautiful, Venetian-designed room. Prosecco is in a very convenient location down the block form the Addison Gallery and just a couple of blocks south of the CTA Brown Line stop at Washington and Wells, where you can easily fall into opportunities to continue your evening after dinner.

Loop: Everest
You’ll be reminded of why you love Downtown Chicago and the people you’re with when you dine at Everest, situated atop the Chicago Board of Trade on the 40th floor against the backdrop of the Windy City’s gorgeous skyline. You and your date will be pleased and impressed with the French influence and knowledgeable wine pairing of this restaurant on South Lasalle, the southwest edge of the Chicago Loop.

West Loop: Nellcote
Offering an extensive menu of small plates, perfect for sharing with your sweetheart or fun group of pals, Nellcote is an inviting and Rock-inspired chic spot. Energizing without overwhelming, this West Randolph Street restaurant is a fun place to start a memorable evening no matter your company this Valentine’s Day.

Old Town: Salpicon
If you’d like to venture a bit beyond The Loop you can spice up your special evening with some Mexican food on Wells Street in Old Town! Just a short walk from the Division red line, this Award-winning, and highly regarded by the Michelin Guide, restaurant delivers delicious contemporary plates in a modern yet traditional atmosphere. They even offer a prix-fixe dinner option for the special day.

Just like looking for that special someone or a great meal, the luxury rentals specialists at Downtown Apartment Company appreciate that every renter has unique tastes and preferences. Call or stop by our office at 180 North Wacker to find your perfect apartment around the Chicago Loop!

Sarah Hutcheson | Luxury Leasing Consultant
Downtown Apartment Company, LLC