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Ruxbin Kitchen

851 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-5148
+1 312-624-8509
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (13 reviews)
“venison” (9 reviews)
“octopus” (16 reviews)
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851 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-5148
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its hard to make an intimate room stay quiet at meal time. Ruxbin succeeds by giving you a dining experience that keeps your attention on the food and places conversation on the proverbial back burner as course after course (three or five course options are...More

Thank ChicagoMarc
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Overall a very nice experience. Service was wonderful, flavors very good, although nothing was other-worldly. Paid street parking is available in front and across the street. The place is small and tables are quite close to each other. The last three in back are so...More

Thank ouilv2travel
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Edward Kim, the owner/executive chef of Ruxbin Kitchin, has brought a new and refreshing and apparently successful concept to the restaurant scene in Chicago. Ruxbin, located at 851 North Ashland Avenue in Chicago's Noble Square and West Town neighborhood, offers a seasonal prix fixe menu...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The kitchen rose to the challenge to complement the fine bottles of wine our dinner companions brought to the table. Dishes shared and enjoyed by all included foie gras, venison, veal cheeks, octopus, and a celeriac salad. Many extras were "thrown in." Wonderful, adventurous dining....More

Thank Chipperbunny
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Ruxbin offers a fixed-priced four-course meal -- with a few extra treats or palate cleansers. The food, especially the venison, was outstanding. The atmosphere was warm, and the service was friendly and helpful.

Thank Dick M
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Every dish looked like a work of art. We felt like we were on Top Chef. It was delicious adventurous food with an Asian influence. Just remember to bring your wine, they are BYOB.

Thank Carrie216
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I also respectfully disagree with the glowing reviews of Ruxbin. We dined there last night and thought it was ok. As another reviewer noted, the booth seating is much too uncomfortable to sit in through the entire dinner. Secondly the portions are extremely small. We...More

1  Thank traveljunkie779
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I respectfully disagree with the glowing reviews of Ruxbin. We dined there last night and had a less than stellar experience. First, the booth seating is much too uncomfortable to sit in through what was for us was a 2 3/4 hour seating. Secondly it...More

Thank Calfan33
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We found Ruxbin to be incredibly expensive for what it was. Food was just OK -nothing special. For all the hype, we were expecting a lot more. The prix fixe menu was annoying. It didn't used to be that way. They should go back to...More

Thank Kimmarie S
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Hard to get reservations so plan ahead! Small dining room, great ambiance and you definitely sit close to your neighbors but no one seems to mind! 5 courses for the table which you share. Lots of in between courses which you don't know about ahead...More

Thank Joanne B
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Howard R
Are you a BYOB Rerstaurant?
19 December 2015|
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Response from bluemoonbuff | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Ruxbin is still BYOB. They've also recently changed their menu format, and offer only a $65 prix fixe dinner.
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 851 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-5148
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-624-8509
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