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

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.

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

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

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

This high-flyer on the West Side's restaurant row draws patrons as hip as its austerely architectural setting. They crowd the sleek bar, waiting to settle down on high-tech chairs or high-backed banquettes at tables so close together only…
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I want to go there! :)
By VandaX at Citysearch

I never been there, but my friends tell me its great and have good food. I´m planning my vacation and I want to go there. In my research I found... Read More

Halibut was terrific
By javyreg at Citysearch

I would go back and will go back for the halibut. Not many places in the city that serve it like they do. Read More

delicious food
By winnielaurn at Citysearch

i had the halibut, it was yummy. the lamb was awesome too. The only thing I didn't like was the noise and seatings were really close to each other... Read More

Fine Dining in the West Loop
By Amber Gibson at Citysearch

Fantastic meal - each course was wonderful. If you're on a budget, definitely head on over for the $22 prix fixe 3-course lunch. My party of four t... Read More

Perfect Lunch
By jinkwell at Menuism

Okay, for those of you wondering if there are any good lunch spots in the West Loop area, Blackbird is your... Read More