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“Nacional is inviting”
Review of Nacional 27

Nacional 27
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Ranked #1,014 of 10,215 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: USD 30 - USD 31
Cuisines: Cuban, Latin, South American
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Good for: Romantic, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Near North Side
Cross street: Orleans
Transit: CTA Brown Line or Purple Line Train to "Chicago and Franklin" stop
Description: Eat. Drink. Dance. Celebrating 10 Years as Chicago's original Modern Latin Restaurant featuring a fusion of flavors from 27 nations and islands from Central and South America and award-winning cocktails. Dancing from 11pm - 2am on Fridays and 11pm - 3am on Saturdays. Check out our website for our action-packed schedule of salsa lessons, live bands and nightly happenings including 'Dinner and a Show Tuesdays' and 'Wino Wednesdays'.
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Went here with a group and we were delayed for our reservation by Chicago traffic. While they hustled to get us done to make our next engagement, at no time did we feel disrespected for making them have to double up. The food was terrific (salsa and chips, guacamole, fried plantain tostones, jicama salad, and a choice of grilled salmon, shrimp adobo or marinated skirt steak all prepared with great flavors. The mini chocolate cakes with caramel cream and fresh fruit completed the evening. Our server was essentially alone and did a FABULOUS job serving the 17 of us.

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SocialBD, General Manager at Nacional 27, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for the review! We are so happy that we were able to accommodate your guests and that you were able to have such a terrific food experience with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Our friends catered a private dinner party and 27 was terrific. They worked very hard to please. The food was delicious and even though we were 200, they got the hot stuff out hot.

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SocialBD, General Manager at Nacional 27, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review! Cheers!

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We tasted plenty of their dishes and concluded that apart from odd flashes of excellence, most were mediocre and confused. Not a good advertisement for Latin American cuisine.

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Thank Michael B
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SocialBD, General Manager at Nacional 27, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Michael B., we appreciate your feedback and value your business. If you could contact me at jvoss@leye.com, I would like to find out more about your experience. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I seriously go to Nacional 27 for their Empanadas. I LOVE the chicken Empanadas. I have heard that all the food here is great, but I go for one thing. The chips and salsa are also a hit. Parking is weird, but get there early enough and you'll find a space. They do offer valet. The place does get packed so I'd recommend going when they first open. Enjoy!

Thank MonroeWise
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SocialBD, General Manager at Nacional 27, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

We love the empanadas too! Hope to see you again soon, MonroeWise!

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Extremely attentive and friendly staff. The interior appeared outdated.
Only 3 tables (including ours) were occupied, therefore, the wait was too long for my taste. The food was very good, although some of what we ordered sounded better than it actually was. A mishmash of various cuisines. Too expensive since nothing we ordered was outstanding, and in the end OK for a one visit.

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Thank cibiem
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SocialBD, Manager at Nacional 27, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Hi, Cibiem,
We value your feedback! I am interested in speaking with you more about the food items you did and did not like. Please contact me at jvoss@leye.com so we can chat more!

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