Friday Night Recommendation
Need a recommendation for Friday night dinner - Have a work thing and 4 of us are staying to indulge in some great food and ambiance, the works, in Chicago. We are seeking something really special and hip but not stuffy $60-$100 per person max - but could be less - We are staying at Delaware and Michigan - although not our first trip, it's probably best to stay close to there.
Thanks in advance.
You are a couple of short blocks from Cafe Spiaggia, for excellent Italian food in a casual setting, easily within your budget. That would be my top recommendation. www.levyrestaurants.com
Other excellent places close by and within your budget include:
All of these accept reservations on opentable.com
There are tons of great places right around there. One of my favorites is Bandera, which is right on Michigan Ave, just a few blocks south of you. It's on the east side of the street on the second floor. If you get a window seat you will have a great view, and the prices are reasonable. Even if you don't get a window seat, it is a great relaxed atmosphere. It is casual American comfort food.
Definitely check out Hugo's on Rush Street at Bellview just a couple of blocks away! Great food and ambiance. A great place to people watch in a bustling space. Hugo's shares a kitchen with Gibsons but is a few dollars less expensive.