Alinea

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5.0 rating over 9 reviews

312-867-0110

1723 N Halsted St ( )

Chicago, IL 60614-5501

Neighborhoods: Lincoln Park

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Description: Alinea is a Romantic, American, and Traditional restaurant where most Menuism users came for a romantic date, paid more than $50, and tipped more than 18%.
Tags: Romantic, American, Traditional, Pizza, Delivery, Contemporary, Vegetarian, American (New), Dinner, and Prix Fixe
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  • 24 dishes entered by diners at Alinea
  • 31 users want to eat at Alinea
  • 7 users love Alinea
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  • A post-prandial kitchen visit reveals a nexus of hard-working young chefs operating with the precision of a Swiss timepiece.
  • The world-class wine list will thrill well-heeled oenophiles; wine novices can enjoy glass, half-glass or tasting pairings with each course.
  • Jackets are recommended for gentlemen.
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Phenomenal food... I've been to Alinea twice and caught A...

Phenomenal food… I’ve been to Alinea twice and caught Achatz at Trio once before he left. The food is always creative and delicious. Word of advice – get the tour de force menu, it’s the best way to appreciate the full ability of Achatz and the restaurant.

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Great modern restaurant! Awesome wine list,...

Great modern restaurant! Awesome wine list, great food, expensive but well worth it. Would definitely go back!

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Phenomenal experience! The creative and unique...

Phenomenal experience! The creative and unique presentation succeeded in exciting all of your senses while indulging in the fantastic flavors of the dish. My friends and I enjoyed the tasting menu and every plate was fantastic.

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Really spectacular, well-executed, great service, fantast...

Really spectacular, well-executed, great service, fantastic wine list, interesting concept, delicious menu, great location, beautiful ambience, well run kitchen, just spectacular! I wish I could go again and again.

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Truly deserves its acclaim as Gourmet's #1 restaurant. O...

Truly deserves its acclaim as Gourmet’s #1 restaurant. One of the most phenomenal experiences of my life.

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Off the charts.

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July 11, 2011

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Visit another world at Alinea

Eating at Alinea was like having a meal on the spacecraft of a race of benevolent extra-terrestrial foodies. There's no actual "menu" to speak of. You either choose the 14- or the 22-course extravaganza, which is served to you by a…

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June 9, 2009

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Too Expensive

Do not order the wine pairings with your meal. We had the 12 course tasting and both ordered the wine pairing "for about an additional 35%" (exact words of the waitress). This put a diner for 2 people near $700!\r \r The meal was…

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February 15, 2009

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What an experience

This restaurant is absolutely the best place I have ever been to. The setting is contemporary, but at the same time it was very comfortable. The staff was extremely accommodating and unpretentious - in short I believe they are experts at…

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