619 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL
(312) 715-0708 serving: West Side, Near West Side
open:Mon-Thu 5:30pm-10:30pm Fri-Sat 5:30pm-11:30pm

Sidewalk Score: 7 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Fine Dining, $$$$, Traditional American, Certified Green Restaurant(R), People Watching, Mastercard Accepted, Notable Wine List, Notable Chef, Private Rooms, Outdoor Dining, Online Reservations, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted,

The Low Down


The Extras: Just feel like sipping a glass of wine? Head next door to Avec, Blackbird's equally stylish, wine-centric counterpart.

Save Money: Blackbird now offers a $15, three-course lunch, which includes items like tahini carrot salad and a fish sandwich.

Know Before You Go: Plan to make a reservation, as they're all-but-required.

Fun Fact: After a brief stint in computer science, Paul Kahan heard the call of the kitchen. He spent time at erwin and Topolobampo before opening Blackbird, and in 1999 was named one of America's best new chefs by Food & Wine Magazine.

The Extras: The chic upstairs room seats parties of up to 56 for dinner (90 for cocktails).

Private Room: Upstairs room accomodates private parties of X or more.

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