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Jellyfish

#460 of 7,715 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Gold Coast
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1009 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1207 (Between Oak & Bellevue)
+1 312-660-3111
Today
11:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Granger, Indiana
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199 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended here by the staff at Residence Inn for good sushi in the area. Jellyfish is a home run. We were quickly seated and our server Bee took our drink orders. We had the sizzling stone Wagyu appetizer and the shisito peppers. The beef was delicious and tender. The kids enjoyed cooking their own. We were mildly disappointed... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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154 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We made a reservation as we wanted Sushi and something close to our spa appt. We made a reservation at 4 on Friday night and lucky for us it was Happy Hour which meant half of a select menu of sushi rolls. The roll selection was amazing and we got three rolls (with about 8-10 pieces each) and a salad... More 

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Thank AJR2000
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Solid sushi restaurant located on the edge of Gold Coast and Near North Side neighborhoods. Food was excellent, with a wide assortment of offerings. The bar was about half full, which wasn't bad for a Monday evening. Service was excellent, our waitress provided solid recommendations and was extremely attentive. I will definitely return.

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Thank Ron R
Houston, Texas
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257 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful traditional Japanese / sushi restaurant in a great location. Its a bit hard to locate being just a narrow door leading to a staircase leading to this upper floor restaurant... watch the addresses carefully and you'll locate it but don't count on seeing the entrance or sign as they are crammed between the other businesses in this block. The... More 

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Thank Brenda M
Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This place has so much potential -- great location, trendy ambiance, and a relatively diverse menu. But the food was so unbelievably bad (especially the sushi) and way overpriced. Very disappointed with this experience.

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Thank gsbangchicago
Dublin, Ireland
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116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The very casually dressed hostess who sat us turned out to be the manager - during our time in the restaurant she was sitting at a table with her laptop out and was directly in line of vision of all diners and it was quite off-putting. That said, our server was very good and the food was also good.

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Thank Ohjustpeachy
Boston, MA
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175 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This restaurant is modern and gorgeous and has the food to match! The oxtail dumplings were amazing and all the sushi was too. Very fresh fish. I had the Mandarin Mule to drink and I recommend that too. I'll definitely return.

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Thank Wellington24
Nashville, Tennessee
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of the best sushi restaurants I've been to. Fun location as well! I'm typically not a huge fan of salmon sushi and I'd get their salmon rolls every time.

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Thank chelsearjohnson12
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We love the place and the ambience in the place was really nice, the food was great as well. We had the torch salmon roll which is really good and we had the Blackdiamond roll was really good as well.

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Thank Maurice R
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8 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing. My wife took me here for a intimate birthday dinner back in December & I love every bit of it. Sushi? Amazing. Drinks? Amazing. The ambience? Amazing. Seriously, the only thing to not like about this place is how difficult it was to find. However it was a crazy cold, snowy night in downtown Chicago... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1207
    (Between Oak & Bellevue)
  • Public Transportation: Between the Red Line Chicago & Division Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighbourhood: Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 312-660-3111

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gold Coast

Neighbourhood Profile
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.
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