18 expert reviews
“The brilliant Chicago restaurant that launched a thousand wood-burning ovens.”
– Bon Appétit
"The neighborhood surrounding it continues to gentrify, but Paul Kahan's Mediterranean-inspired restaurant remains refreshingly simple. The service is friendly and prompt, and the tables..."
"Avec keeps things simple: top-quality ingredients in simple preparations that take inspiration from Italian, French, and Spanish cuisines." Full review
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"The main attraction here is the wine list, featuring 130 reasonably priced selections, 30 of which are available by the glass." Full review
"It's still one of the "most consistently great" choices in town." Full review
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"There's just something about Avec. And it doesn't matter if you go on a Friday at 9pm or Tuesday at 6:45, this communal winebar/eatery is always busy. And no wonder."