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#205 of 7,697 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown / The Loop
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1 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602-1603 (State and Washington Streets)
+1 312-368-1900
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon 07:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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127 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot before a show for some light fare. Beautiful windows let you feel like a real Chicago-ian...staff was nice and efficient. The restaurant isn't cheap...but at that location, not expected. The menu also does not have a lot of choices for the fickle...so I would look at the web site to make sure there is something for everyone! The... More 

Thank kelley65
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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dined at Atwood as a table of 5 on a Friday night. We ordered quite a bit of the menu (cheese plate, meat plate, lamb meatballs, sliders, poutine, eggs, chicken thighs) and all was very tasty. For the mains we tried the; meatloaf, NY strip, and duck leg, and again all were very good. Overall the restaurant is good,... More 

Thank Wicked04
Lawrence, Kansas
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373 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Atwood sits on the corner of Washington and State Streets. We went there on a Saturday night for some small plates and were not disappointed. The restaurant space offers a comfortable and relaxed environment. Large windows allow you to people watch if you want. The staff is attentive and helpful. We ordered several small plates to share: bacon burger... More 

Thank Pucela08
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

THANK-YOU!!! I rarely eat breakfast at home as I am not a breakfast person, but when I travel I eat breakfast. It is tiring, and tedious most days unless I can find a place that realizes not everyone wants eggs, bacon, pancakes... Atwood is that place. Great breakfast menu that actually interested me, but also burger, sandwich, and salad options... More 

Thank KTTack
Bloomington, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had breakfast here. The menu has inventive options; the restaurant is full of natural light and very stylish. The food was very good but pretty pricey. In the afternoon the place looked energetic and full of young professionals.

Thank illinoistraveler2016
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My wife and I have eaten at the Atwood Cafe many times over the years, but our most recent visit was the first since new ownership took over. We are happy to report that the change in ownership has maintained the high level of quality that we have always experienced in the past. The menu offers seasonal variety so you... More 

Thank Travelerbfm
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Very interesting selection of food and drinks! I had the sliders and an apple ale beer! They were both delicious! Wait staff was great and the service was quick!

Thank Joslyn D
Chicago, Illinois
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and visited the restaurant for a special night dinner. We had our reservation through opentable. We reached the restaurant on time and were seated immediately. The ambiance was good and the decor was good. The high ceiling in the restaurant added a good space. We ordered sweet potato soup, monkey bread and vegetable risotto. We liked our dishes.The... More 

Thank karthik313
Utica, New York
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103 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

When this restaurant was in the Burnham Hotel its decoration was opulent and its atmosphere inviting. Now that the Burnham has become the Alise and the Atwood totally redecorted it has lost everything that made it a pleasant place to dine. It has all the charm of a White Castle, though the youthful staff try hard to please. Considering the... More 

Thank Rand C
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The restaurant is situated beneath the Alise hotel and therefore open to guests as well as the public. It's a very modern space. The service was very good complete with cheery staff that is the standard in the USA. I was staying in the hotel so had breakfast here a few times. Unfortunately I didn't find the breakfasts that tasty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 80
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602-1603
    (State and Washington Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line - Lake Blue line - Washington
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-368-1900
Located in the historic Reliance Building, we offer contemporary interpretations of classic American cuisine, served in an Art Deco atmosphere. A welcoming destination for locals and visitors alike

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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