Quick Restaurant Guide - Chicago

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NameJimmy's FavoriteAvoidWJARAddressRegionTelephoneCuisinePriceWCJ CommentsView WebsiteMake Reservations
Allium An American Restaurant and Bar (Four Seasons Hotel)5120 E. Delaware Street Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 799-4900Contemporary American$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
312 Chicago4136 N. La Salle St. Chicago IL 60602Downtown and Loop(312) 696-2420Italian$$$Very wheelchair friendly.
Dining available on 1st & 2nd floor.
Accessible restroom on 2nd level-use elevator. 
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Acadia41639 S Wabash Chicago IL 60616Downtown and Loop(312) 360-9500Contemporary American$$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Anna Maria Pasteria44400 N. Clark Chicago IL 60640Downtown and Loop(773) 506-2662Italian$$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Aquitaine - Chicagox42221 North Lincoln Ave Chicago IL 60614Downtown and Loop773 698-8456Contemporary French / American$$Jim's Favorite Lincoln Park restaurant.
Lovely neighborhod restaurant in Lincoln Park area and very wheelchair accessible.
Small restaurant, great ambiance with spacious feel.
Large wheelchair accessible restroom.
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Bistro Campagne44518 N Lincoln Ave Chicago IL 60625Downtown and Loop(773) 271-6100French$$$Small, very wheelchair friendly.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Boka41729 North Halsted Chicago IL 60614Downtown and Loop(312) 337-6070Contemporary American$$$Very wheelchair friendly.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Bread & Wine43734 West Irving Park Rd Chicago IL 60641Downtown and Loop(773) 866-5266Contemporary American$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Ceres' Table44882 N Clark Street Chicago IL 60640Downtown and Loop(773) 878-4882Contemporary American$$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
David Burke's Primehouse in the James Hotel4616 N Rush Street Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 660-6000Steakhouse$$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar - Chicago425 East Ohio Street Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 329-9463Steak$$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Sixteen4401 N. Wabash Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 588-8030Contemporary American$$$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Acre Restaurant35308 N Clark St Chicago IL 60640Downtown and Loop(773) 334-7600American$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Act One Pub31330 W. Morse Ave. Chicago IL 60626Downtown and Loop773 381-4550American$$Wheelchair accessible but limited wheelchair seating.
Upstairs theatre seating accessible with elevator.
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Adriatic Cafe Restaurant35553 N. Clark Chicago IL 60640Downtown and Loop(773) 828-8889Mediterranean$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Anteprima35316 N Clark Street Chicago IL 60640Downtown and Loop(773) 506-9990Italian$$$Small but very accessible restaurantView WebsiteMake Reservation
Arami31829 West Chicago Avenue Chicago IL 60622Downtown and Loop(312) 243-1535Japanese$$$WARNING: Wheelchair accessible but 1 step at entrance.
Rear entrance has no steps. Bar area all high top tables.
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Atwood Café31 West Washington St. Chicago IL 60602Downtown and Loop(312) 368-1900American$$$Very wheelchair friendly.
Bar area very small; no wheelchair seating in bar area.
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Bella Notte31374 W Grand Ave Chicago IL 60642Downtown and Loop(312) 733-5136Italian$$WARNING: Accessible but 2 steps at entrance; enter at rear which is ramped.
Bar area very small; no wheelchair seating in bar area.
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Big Bowl-Ohio360 E Ohio St Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 951-1888Chinese$$Very wheelchair accessible.
The deck dining area (about 30% of total dining) is up a couple steps.
Bar area all high top tables.
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Bin 363339 N. Dearborn Chicago IL 60654Downtown and Loop(312) 755-9463American$$Very wheelchair accessible.
Bar area all high top tables.
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Blue Line Lounge and Grill31548 N. Damen Chicago IL 60647Downtown and Loop(773) 395-3700American$$Very wheelchair accessible. Bar area all high top tables.View WebsiteMake Reservation
Broadway Cellars35900 N. Broadway Chicago IL 60660Downtown and Loop(773) 944-1208Contemporary American$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Buona Terra32535 N. California Ave Chicago IL 60647Downtown and Loop(773) 289-3800Italian$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Café Ba-Ba-Reeba32024 North Halsted St. Chicago IL 60614Downtown and Loop(773) 935-5000Tapas / Small Plates$$There are 3 levels;  2 steps to access 2 of the levels.
Large restaurant with ramps to avoid steps; one ramp is temporary and used only when necessary.
Bar area all high top tables.
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Cafe Des Architectes/CDA (in Hotel Sofitel)320 East Chestnut Street Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 324-4063Contemporary French$$$Take elevator to 2nd floor wheelchair accessible restroom.
Bar area all high top tables.
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Cafe Spiaggia3980 North Michigan Ave Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 280-3300Italian$$$Very wheelchair accessible.
Take elevator to 2nd fl restaurant and 3rd fl accessible restroom.
Bar area all high top tables.
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Cape Cod (in Drake Hotel)3140 East Walton Place Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 787-2200Seafood$$$Very wheelchair accessible.
WARNING: 4 steps to 2nd floor dining.
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Capital Grille - Chicago - Downtown3633 North Saint Clair Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 337-9400Steakhouse$$$$Very wheelchair accessible.
There are 2-3 steps to each of the small bar areas; another dining area and the wine room. 
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Chicago Cut Steakhouse3300 N LaSalle Chicago IL 60654Downtown and Loop(312) 329-1800Steak$$$Very wheelchair friendly.
Take elevator to wheelchair accessible restroom. 
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Coco Pazzo Café3636 N St Clair Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop312 664-2777Italian$$Very wheelchair friendly except bar areaView WebsiteMake Reservation
Cocoro3668 N. Wells Street Chicago IL 60654Downtown and Loop(312) 943-2220Japanese$$Very wheelchair friendly except bar areaView WebsiteMake Reservation
Crossroads at House of Blues - Chicago3329 N. Dearborn St. Chicago IL 60654Downtown and Loop(312) 923–2000Contemporary American$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Demera Ethiopian Restaurant34801 N. Broadway Chicago IL 60640Downtown and Loop(773) 334-8787African$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Dick's Last Resort - Chicago3315 N Dearborn Street Chicago IL 60654Downtown and Loop(312) 836-7870American$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Dinotto3215 West North Avenue Chicago IL 60606Downtown and Loop(312) 202-0302Italian$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
D'Noche32710 N. Milwaukee Ave Chicago IL 60647Downtown and Loop(773) 289-4274Latin American$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
El Mariachi Tequila Bar & Grill33906 N. Broadway Chicago IL 60640Downtown and Loop(773) 549-2932Mexican$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Epic Restaurant3112 West Hubbard Street Chicago IL 60654Downtown and Loop(312) 222-4940Contemporary American$$$Restaurant has 3 levels.
Lounge on 1st floor and main dining room on 2nd level very accessible by elevator.
WARNING: Private dining rooms on mezzanine level not accessible
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Erie Cafe3536 W Erie Chicago IL 60654Downtown and Loop(312) 266-2300Steak$$$WARNING:1 step at entrance: Use accessible ramped side door for entry (goes through waiter hallway).
WARNING: Private dining rooms upstairs not accessible.
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Ethiopian Diamond36120 N Broadway Chicago IL 60660Downtown and Loop(773) 338-6100Ethiopian$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Francesca's Bryn Mawr31039 West Bryn Mawr Avenue Chicago IL 60660Downtown and Loop(773) 506-9261Italian$$Very wheelchair friendlyView WebsiteMake Reservation
Francesca's on Chestnut (in Seneca Hotel)3200 E. Chestnut Street Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 482-8800Italian$$Take elevator down to arcade level for wheelchair accessible restroom; requires key for entry.
WARNING: steps to mezzanine dining; not accessible.
Bar area all high top tables.
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Frankie's Pizzeria & Scaloppine3900 N Michigan Ave Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 266-2500Italian$$Very wheelchair friendly.
Wheelchair accessible restroom located in mall.
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MK3868 N. Franklin Chicago IL 60610Downtown and Loop(312) 482-9179American$$$Very wheelchair friendly.
WARNING: 3 steps to mezzaninie dining.
WARNING: balcony dining is one floor up; no access
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Table Fifty-Two352 West Elm Street Chicago IL 60610Downtown and Loop(312) 573-4000American$$$Very wheelchair accessible.
WARNING: steps to 2nd floor dining.
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The Bristol32152 N Damen Chicago IL 60647Downtown and Loop(773) 862-5555Contemporary American$$Downstairs dining very wheelchair friendly.
WARNING: Steps to upstairs dining-not accessible
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Ada Streetx21664 Ada St. Chicago IL 60642Downtown and Loop(773) 697-7069American$$$WARNING: 2 step after entry; must call in advance for temporary ramp.
Small restaurant; limited wheelchair seating.
Bar area all high top tables.
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Balenax21633 N Halsted St Chicago IL 60610Downtown and Loop(312) 867-3888Italian$$Downstairs dining very wheelchair friendly.
WARNING: Steps to upstairs dining-not accessible.
Downstairs bar area all high top tables.
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Benny's Chop Housex2444 N. Wabash Avenue Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 626-2444Steakhouse$$$WARNING: Must use small hydralic elevator to access lobby.
No steps inside restaurant.
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Berghoff Restaurantx217 West Adams Chicago IL 60603Downtown and Loop(312) 408-0200Continental$$WARNING: Must use small hydralic elevator to access downstair accessible restroom and café.
Main dining room and bar on 1st floor.
Bar area all high top tables.
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Carmine'sx21043 N Rush St Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 988-7676Italian$$$WARNING: 6 steps at entry: must use small hydralic elevator for access to dining.
WARNING: 2-3 steps to main bar area.
WARNING: Additional multiple steps to upstairs private dining room.
Main dining room is accessible after lift entry. 
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Carnivalex2702 West Fulton Market Chicago IL 60661Downtown and Loop(312) 850-5005Latin / Spanish$$WARNING: 6 steps at entry: must use small hydralic elevator for access to dining.
WARNING: Must use another small hydralic lift for private dining room.
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Catch 35 - Chicagox235 W. Wacker Dr. Chicago IL 60601Downtown and Loop(312) 346-3500Seafood$$$WARNING: Front accessible entry door is normally locked, so must call in advance.
Steps to back portion of dining room.
Main dining room is accessible.
Bar area all high top tables. 
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Cite (Navy Pier)x2505 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 644-4050Steakhouse$$$$WARNING: 1 step at entrance; doorman available to assist.
Take elevator to 70th floor restaurant in this residential building.
Very wheelchair accessible except for 1 step at entry.
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Club Lago Restaurantx2331 W. Superior Chicago IL 60654Downtown and Loop(312) 951-2849Italian$$WARNING: 1-2 steps at entrance; owners available to assist.
Very wheelchair accessible except for 1-2 step at entry. 
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Coco Pazzox2300 West Hubbard Chicago IL 60610Downtown and Loop(312) 836-0900Italian$$$WARNING: 6 steps at entance; enter door on left (normally locked).
WARNING: Must use small hydralic lift for access
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D4 Irish Pub and Cafex2345 E. Ohio Street Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 624-8385American$$WARNING: Front accessible entry door is normally locked, so must call in advance.
Very accessible after entry.
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Davanti Enotecax21359 W Taylor Street Chicago IL 60607Downtown and Loop(312) 226-5550Italian$$WARNING: 1 step at entrance; removeable ramp is available.
WARNING: Steps to outdoor patio area.
Bar area seating not available.
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Devon Seafood Grill - Chicagox239 E. Chicago Avenue Chicago IL 60610Downtown and Loop(312) 440-8660Seafood$$$WARNING: Front accessible entry door is normally locked, so must call in advance.
Then take elevator down to main dining room.
Bar seating at back very cramped and limited. 
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Embeyax2564 West Randolph Street Chicago IL 60661Downtown and Loop(312) 612-5640Asian$$$WARNING: must call in advance for access and use side emergency door which is normally locked.
Bar area seating not available.
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Enoteca Romax22146 W. Division Chicago IL 60622Downtown and Loop(773) 772-7700Italian$$WARNING: 1 step at entrance - no ramp (one can enter through the next door bakery (Letizia) to avoid step.
Very small 6 table restaurant.
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Everestx2440 South LaSalle Street Chicago IL 60605Downtown and Loop(312) 663-8920French$$$$WARNING: Steps at entrance and to lower level dining area.
Must get restaurant assistance to enter through kitchen; then elevator to upper level dining. 
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Feast - Bucktownx21616 N. Damen Ave Chicago IL 60614Downtown and Loop(773) 772-7100American$$WARNING: 1 large step at entrance; call in advance for temporary ramp.
Small restaurant; Wheelchair accessible seating is limited.
No bar access.
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Sullivan's Steakhouse - Chicagox2415 North Dearborn Street Chicago IL 60654Downtown and Loop(312) 527-3510Steakhouse$$$WARNING: Must use small hydralic lift at side entrance for lobby access.
Bar area all high top tables.
Take elevator to 2nd floor for accessible restroom.
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The Bedfordx21612 W. Division Chicago IL 60622Downtown and Loop(773) 235-8800American$$WARNING: Must take freight elevator down to basement dining (20 steps).
WARNING: Dining area has 2 steps to 4 tables.
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Andy's Jazz Clubx111 East Hubbard St Chicago IL 60611Downtown and Loop(312) 642-6805Contemporary American$$$WARNING: Avoid: No wheelchair accessible restroom.
WARNING: 4 steps at entrance
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Bacchanalia - Chicagox12413 S. Oakley Ave Chicago IL 60608Downtown and Loop773 254-6555Italian$$WARNING: no wheelchair accessible restroom.
WARNING: 1 step at entrance.
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Chez Moix12100 N Halsted St Chicago IL 60614Downtown and Loop(773) 871-2100French$$$WARNING: 2 steps at entrance.
Small, cozy restaurant. 
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El Nuevo Mexicanox12914 N Clark Street Chicago IL 60657Downtown and Loop(773) 528-2131Mexican / Southwestern$$WARNING: no wheelchair accessible restroom.
WARNING: 1 step at entrance.
Bar area seating not available.
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Essence of Indiax14601 N Lincoln Ave Chicago IL 60625Downtown and Loop(773) 506-0002Indian$$WARNING: no wheelchair accessible restroomView WebsiteMake Reservation
Fogata Villagex11820 S Ashland Ave Chicago IL 60608Downtown and Loop(312) 850-1702Mexican$$WARNING: 2 steps at entrance; no ramp.
WARNING: Bring help to get you into restaurant; staff not too friendly.
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