Mike Ditka's Restaurant

Mike Ditka's Restaurant

"Steaks, chops and seafood draw an upscale crowd to former Bears coach's Gold Coast joint."

100 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL
(312) 587-8989 serving: Central, Near North Side
open:Mon-Thu 11am-10pm Fri 11am-11pm Sat 10am-11pm Sun 10am-10pm

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10

The Low Down


What to Drink: Choose from four themed wine flights, including meaty "Steak Reds," full-bodied "Big Boys" and more, each featuring four 2.5-ounce glasses ($12-$29).

The Extras: Wednesday-Saturday evenings, enjoy live Sinatra-style entertainment in the lounge upstairs.

Call Ahead: Due to its popularity, reservations at Ditka's are recommended.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Mike Ditka returned to town in the form of an eponymous restaurant that scores big with locals and tourists alike. And, yes, lots of cronies drop by hoping that Da Coach is around (an unlikely event). The place is nicely quiet at lunch,…
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Good Food, Over Priced
By rateitmeal at Citysearch

Very disappointed with Ditka's, which came recommended. Food is good, if you like steak. Little else on the menu. Waiter brought me wrong dinner (s... Read More

By morning glory at Citysearch

We were in Chicago for a week in August. We went to Ditka's on a Wednesday night and it was amazing. We prime rib, chicken and I had the homemade... Read More

Mike Ditka's Restaurant is good, but overpriced
By Tom S at Insider Pages

Food was decent, not great. Service OK. What you're really paying for is the name, and all the memorabilia. I recommend going once, just to experie... Read More

Overrated and Overpriced
By betamale at Citysearch

Stay away from this place. I made the simple request of a separate check for just myself (in a group of maybe seven), which our server acknowledged... Read More

Bloody Marys and Beer Chasers
By bethylou at Citysearch

Order a Bloody Mary, and you'll get complimentary beer sidecar and a fresh shrimp skewer. Bonus on a Sunday morning! Read More