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Aug 24, 2010 01:53 PM

Need elegant Dinner and Dancing Resturant for my birthday on thurdsay!

My boyfriend and I are looking for a romantic and elegant resturant that has music to dance to, hopefully live, to go to on my 24th birthday this thursday. Im not looking for loud music or anything flashy, but something romantic, and probably dressy. Any type of food would be great as well. The downtown area would be ideal. Any suggestions???

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  1. Don't really know of "elegant dinner and dancing" options in Chicago outside of the cruise ship circuit (and the last time I was on the Odyssey was for a charity event well over a decade ago - and I don't recall it being "elegant"). Nacional 27 is great for a dinner/dancing combo, but it may not be what you have in mind.

    Nacional 27
    325 W. Huron, Chicago, IL 60610

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    1. re: ferret

      I went to Nacional 27 for Valentine's Day. I think it's classy, although elegant might not be a word I would use. For me, I'd be thrilled to go there for my birthday. I think you could go there and be dressy and not look out of place. Or, what about something like the Green Mill in Uptown? They would have live music. I don't know just how upscale it is, but it's worth a shot.

      The Green Mill
      4802 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640

      Nacional 27
      325 W. Huron, Chicago, IL 60610

    2. Sounds like you want the Empire Room of the Palmer House, vintage 1940s or more recently New York's Rainbow Room. Sadly both are no more and I don't know of anything like it today.

      1. Thanks for the suggestions! we decided to go to National 27. I heard great things and you guys confirmed it! Thanks!