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Wildfire

#70 of 7,717 Restaurants in Chicago
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159 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654-3700 (LaSalle and Wells)
+1 312-787-9000
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16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great drinks, atmosphere, location, food selection, and customer service! Steaks were cooked perfectly. Definitely recommend putting a crust on your steak!!

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Thank Sugarland3268
Wendover, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here on Sunday night and the place was booming. The service was excellent, I was given samplers of a couple of the beers and when I finished my beer was quickly offered a refill. We had the crab cakes, French onion soup, rib eye steak sandwich and coconut shrimp. I'm told the crab cakes were excellent but the... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I made reservations through OpenTable and added a couple of requests. They exceeded my expectations. I mentioned we were celebrating my husband's birthday; they surprised him with a Lava Cake. Beautiful atmosphere. Great service tableside. Fast bar service, great food. Highly recommend.

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Thank Jessica W
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drinks were generous. Calamari was A+++. Chops and Salmon were excellent. Good value for downtown. A must eat stop.

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Thank Peter B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great choice after a long flight to Chicago, meeting two friends who were equally tired. None of us wanted a giant meal, but the concierge at our hotel recommended Wildfire. "I took my Mom there and she loved it," the young concierge said, reminding me that I probably looked like an elderly parent myself. The atmosphere at... More 

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Thank Larry B
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201 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Wildfire, although a chain, is fashioned after a speakeasy and is a fun spot for dinner. Black and white photo's of days gone by adorn the walls. The menu, focused on steaks and seafood, offers additional options for everyone's taste - even a handmade black bean burgers, for example. Enjoy!!

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Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We ate at this restaurant on Easter Sunday evening. We were in Chicago over easter visiting family and have ate at Wildfire on previous trips and the food has always been first class. It started off well and then our starters/appetisers arrived. My crab cakes were great however my husband order a chicken Caesar to start......this is where everything took... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The bone in ribeye was cooked to perfection, the flight of martinis a great addition, the beet salad was amazing! Good service along with great food! We would definitely come back!

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Thank floridagirl011
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

One of the best places to eat, our waiter was fabulous and the device was impeccable. A definite must if you are in the mood for a good steak/prime rib.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with a friend for lunch today, the venue is beautiful, and the menu options are plentiful! I had the tomato and mozzarella stuffed burger, and my friend is gluten free and there was a whole menu available for her to choose from. She also had a GF burger. The food was delicious, and service was great. For dessert I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654-3700
    (LaSalle and Wells)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-9000
Description
Step back in time 60 years to when going out for dinner meant something really special. From the decor to the jazz music, Wildfire has the style and warmth that makes it perfect for celebrating with friends or a quiet evening for two. The extensive menu features broiled steaks and chops, wood-roasted seafood and roasted meats, all prepared in an open kitchen. Signature dishes include Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon, Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut, Wildfire Chopped Salad and Cedar Planked Salmon. So order a signature martini or one of our many wines by the glass, then sit back and enjoy the quintessential 1940s supper club experience of Wildfire.

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