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Dinner near the Wit - steak preferred

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Olive123 Mar 9, 2012 02:37 PM

I am an out of towner - and a vegetarian - so I feel lost making a recommendation for this one! I won't be joining the meal, so not concerned about veggie offerings. The closest option seems to be the McCormick & Schmick's around the corner. I have no experience with this place, just know it's a chain with seafood and steak. Any other quite close suggestions? It may be late-ish, say 8, by the time the group can get away for a bite. (This will be on a weeknight.) Any other suggestions? They have already eaten in the hotel restaurant (Cibo Matto?) on prior trips and want something else.

Thanks so much!

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  1. weinstein5 Mar 9, 2012 05:04 PM

    Within a short walk there are a number of excellent restaurants - including those that focus on steak like Smith and Wollensky's Ruth's Chris, Morton's and David Burke's Primehouse

    Other choices that be of interest:

    Catch 35 and Rick Bayless's Topolombampo or Frontera Grill

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    Catch 35
    35 W. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60601

    David Burke's Primehouse
    616 N Rush Street, Chicago, IL 60611

    Frontera Grill
    445 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

    Topolobampo
    445 N Clark St., Chicago, IL 60610

    Morton's The Steakhouse
    65 East Wacker Place, Chicago, IL 60601

    Ruth's Chris Steak House - Chicago
    431 North Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60654

    Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Chicago
    318 North State St, Chicago, IL 60611

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      Olive123 Mar 12, 2012 07:13 AM

      Thanks so much! This is very helpful. I have mentioned the options so we'll see if they would like to switch.

      1. re: Olive123
        weinstein5 Mar 12, 2012 07:51 AM

        For a straight steak house David Burke's has gotten some great reviews - I have not been but others on the board recommend it -

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