Baby Friendly Restaurants?
We found that most places were pretty accepting of babies for lunch, and early dinners. Also, one of us would also wisk our daughter away, out of the dining room if she started crying, so we would not disturb other diners.
We dined at these places with her:
Joes Stone Crab
Sun Wah BBQ
Fultons on the River
enjoy your visit, summer in Chicago is the best time of year here.
re: The Old Man
Hey Napolean, don't listen to the previous poster. Many casual fine dining places will accomodate you if you call ahead.
I took my five month old niece to Aigre Doux for an early Friday dinner and they were more than accomodating. My sister asked for us to be seated at one end of the room, rather than in the middle so she could step out easily if the baby got voiciferous. The entire staff was accomodating and we had a great meal.
I would not try this for fine dining, but see what you like and they will help you out.
For steaks, chops, a great chopped salad and an awesome sweet baked potato, try Wildfire. We eat there with kids all the time.