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Boka Restaurant

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Alinea

Boka Restaurant and Alinea are both rated highly by expert writers. Overall, Alinea is preferred by most reviewers compared to Boka Restaurant. Alinea ranks #1 in Chicago with approval from 15 reviewers including Time Out, BlackBook and Michelin Guide.

Boka Restaurant and Alinea are both rated highly by expert writers. Overall, Alinea is preferred by most reviewers compared to Boka Restaurant. Alinea ranks #1 in Chicago with approval from 15 reviewers including Time Out, BlackBook and Michelin Guide.

tripexpert score
88
#6 in Chicago
location

1729 North Halsted Street, Ste 1, Chicago, IL 60614-5537

endorsements
  • 12 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    If you're doing Steppenwolf pre-theater dinner on North Halsted Street, this upscale spot gets the foodie stamp of approval. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    In a neighborhood full of Irish pubs and casual sandwich joints, Boka is a sophisticated, grown-up alternative. Full Review →

  • 21

    Gayot

    Boka's menu, which was already good, has become considerably better with time. We find first courses are a real strength --- complex, artful and highly seasonal. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    A Michelin-starred restaurant-lounge hybrid with a seafood-leaning menu, Boka is a pre- and post-theater stomping ground for younger Steppenwolf patrons. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    An undercurrent of romance buzzes through Boka, from the airy patio to the remodeled lounge, and through the tented ceiling of the chic dining room. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Chicago

1723 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614

  • 17 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    If you have four hours and $265 to spare, the 18-course tasting menu that showcases Grant Achatz's stunning, cutting-edge food is a fantastic experience. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Alinea -- anointed the best restaurant in the country by no less than Gourmet magazine -- is a place no serious foodie should miss. Full Review →

  • 21

    Gayot 18.0

    The experience begins at the doorstep when one enters into a post-post-modern, bare set-up, evocative of a museum of modern art. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Widely regarded as North America's best restaurant, Alinea – helmed by Beard Award–winner Grant Achatz – brings on 20 courses of mind-bending molecular gastronomy. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide Tick 0 Stars

    Alinea captivates diners for nearly 20 moving, transformative courses that often require their participation and humor-"Eat with your fingers here...Use nothing here". Full Review →

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