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The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel

108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
+1 312-573-6695
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived late to check into our hotel and didn't want to brave the cold for dinner so we decided to stay at the hotel and eat dinner here. Our waiter was kind, attentive, very helpful with recommendations and spot on when the food came!...More

Thank Mercedes V
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mercedes V, Thank you for visiting The Lobby for dinner and for posting your comments. We are thrilled you enjoyed the selection and we have shared your kind remark on the beef with the chefs; thank you. We are grateful you found the service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Chicago to our son´s wedding and all of us had a wonderful time in Peninsula. We went a plenty of times to the big restaurant in the lobby and I found it a gorgeous place. I usually don´t write...More

Thank elizabethmalley
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear elizabethmalley, Thank you for visiting The Lobby during your stay at The Peninsula Chicago for your son's wedding and for posting your gracious comments. We are thrilled you enjoyed each and every dining experience and that you had a positive experience with several of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel for drinks after the symphony; it was the best way to complete an amazing evening! It is exactly what you would expect from a high end hotel. The staff was excellent, the drinks were great, and...More

Thank Mdinsac
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mdinsac, Thank you for choosing The Lobby for cocktails following your evening at the symphony! We truly enjoyed being a part of your night. We appreciate the kind remarks on the staff, drinks and dessert. We look forward to welcoming you back for Afternoon...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Chicago in many ways is always a new adventure. For my daughters’ 15th birthday we decided to reserve a table for afternoon tea. We commend our hostess and especially the fabulous server Ubaldo. Ubaldo allowed for an amazing experience. I can not sufficiently describe...More

Thank M2white
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear M2white, Thank you for choosing to spend your daughter's birthday celebration at The Lobby for Afternoon Tea. We appreciate you kind remarks on the service, as well as the food and tea. We will be sure to share your kind comments with Ubaldo and...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Fantabulous! Excellent food , service impeccable! I expected nothing less from this beautiful hotel .

Thank uneern
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Dear uneern, Thank you for choosing The Lobby brunch and for posting your kind review. We appreciate your mention of the food and service. We hope to welcome you and your family during your next visit! Warm Regards, Jason Ledoux Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed 23 October 2017

I went to Sunday Brunch in the Lobby at the Peninsula Chicago. Every Sunday from11:00 to 2:00, they serve the Sunday brunch. The service was great, and every food is fresh and great with good quality. I highly recommend the Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel.More

Thank ek1974
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear ek1974, Thank you for choosing to dine in The Lobby for Sunday Brunch. We are honored you would choose to spend the day with The Peninsula! We appreciate your kind remarks on the service and menu. We are grateful to hear you would recommend...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I visited the lobby on the thanks giving day. The stuff where great. The food was delicious. The selection of Tea and coffee were good.More

Thank ninety6
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear ninety6, Thank you for choosing to dine in The Lobby on Thanksgiving and for posting your review. We are honored you would choose to spend your day with The Peninsula! We appreciate your kind remarks on the food, tea and coffee. We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Lobby has a new dinner menu (that is not yet on its website). The new menu items that we had, along with long time favorites and the always incomparable service, took my dining experience yesterday evening to a new high. Both the excellence and...More

Thank david2017910
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear david2017910, Thank you for choosing The Lobby and for your gracious review! We are grateful to have had you dine with us. We appreciate the kind remarks on the new fall menu items. We are happy to hear you also enjoyed the service. We...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

The atmosphere made this place quiet unique with its high ceilings and decor. The menu items seemed a bit standard from what you might find elsewhere but it was the service that sets them apart. As a guest at this hotel it would have been...More

Thank hockeymom24seven
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear hockeymom24seven, Thank you for choosing to dine in The Lobby and for posting your review. We are honored you were impressed with the decor as well as the service. We also appreciate your constructive comments, and will be sure to share these with our...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Sort of an odd title, but it's because I had high expectations and was disappointed, even though it was probably one of the better teas I've had. Given that it's The Peninsula, I wanted to be blown away and I wasn't. I love afternoon tea...More

1  Thank Quarksbarb H
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Quarksbarb H, Thank you for choosing The Lobby and for taking the time to post your review. I am sorry to learn that you were not completely satisfied with your experience, especially with regards to the food and overall value and want to extend...More

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haajira_khan
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Response from Natasha B | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I didn't have dinner there, only lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 75
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
    (Michigan Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line - Chicago; Michigan Avenue and Chicago Avenue CTA Bus Routes
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-573-6695
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Peninsula Chicago
Description
Enjoy spectacular dining in The Lobby, which was recently awarded a perfect Five Star review by Time Out Chicago Food Editor David Tamarkin. Experience a memorable dinner featuring incredible dishes in a contemporary yet approachable American style, complemented by live music. Traditional Afternoon Tea is served daily, while the weekend offers a fabulous Sunday brunch accompanied by a vivacious string quartet, together with the delectable "Chocolate After Dark". Children’s menus are available with a variety of offerings.
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