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Everest

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Alinea

Everest and Alinea are both highly recommended by those who travel for a living. On balance, Alinea ranks significantly higher than Everest. Alinea comes in at 98 with endorsements from 15 publications such as Michelin Guide, BlackBook and Forbes Travel Guide.

Everest and Alinea are both highly recommended by those who travel for a living. On balance, Alinea ranks significantly higher than Everest. Alinea comes in at 98 with endorsements from 15 publications such as Michelin Guide, BlackBook and Forbes Travel Guide.

tripexpert score
84
#39 in Chicago
location

440 South La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60605

endorsements
  • 13 endorsements
  • 22

    BlackBook

    Everest's lit-from-within surroundings, loving waitstaff and stunning views of the city's west side are the perfect accompaniment to its French Alsacian-centered menu.

  • 14

    Concierge

    Top-of-the-world views and nosebleed prices match Chef Jean Joho's lofty Alsatian creations at this restaurant on the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange.

  • 6

    Fodor's

    No one expects romance at the top of the Chicago Stock Exchange, but Everest does its best to throw you a curve wherever and whenever. Full Review →

  • 53

    Forbes Travel Guide 92

    Appropriately located on the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange, its magnificent city views are a perfect companion for Joho’s highbrow Alsatian cuisine. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Towering high above the Chicago Stock Exchange, Everest is an oasis of fine-dining civility. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Chicago

1723 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614

  • 17 endorsements
  • 22

    BlackBook

    The gem in Chicago’s molecular gastronomy crown, Alinea is a prix fixe tour de force of carefully composed culinary microcraft by award-winning chef Grant Achatz.

  • 14

    Concierge

    Rising star and culinary rocket scientist Grant Achatz (formerly of Trio and Napa's French Laundry) raises the bar on New American cooking at his techno-chic Lincoln Park restaurant.

  • 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 →

  • 53

    Forbes Travel Guide 91

    Alinea’s chef Grant Achatz is widely regarded as one of the most creative chefs in the world, and his kitchen is at the center of some of the food world’s most innovative dishes. 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 →

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