Aria Restaurant
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Aria Restaurant

"Aria. Culturally Inspired. Comfortably American."

200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL
(312) 444-9494 serving: Loop, Central
open:Breakfast - Sunday to Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Lunch - Sunday to Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Dinner - Sunday to Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday to Saturday 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
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Categories:

Restaurants, Dine At The Bar, Hotel Restaurants, Bar Scene, Asian, Sushi, Date Spot, Traditional American, Shop Online, Mastercard Accepted, Cash, Late Night Dining, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Happy Hour, Hidden Find,

The Low Down

EDITORS TIPS

Know Before You Go: Adventurous eaters should put their dining fates in the practiced hands of Chef BK, who, with a nod, will happily create a customized menu based on preferences and what is particularly fresh that day.

The Extras: Reserve a room for a private party and receive a complimentary consultation with the chef to review the menu options for your big bash.

Spend Money: Reserve the semi-private chef's table (six to eight people) or the private dining room (eight to 12).

Where to Sit: Those craving privacy can slide into one of several nooks created by coiled drapes and angled seating.

Save Money: A pre-theater menu is offered daily from 5pm to 6:30pm and includes appetizer, entree and dessert ($35). Theatergoers may valet park for $9 with theater validation.

The Extras: Reserve the semi-private chef's table (six to eight people) or the private dining room (eight to 12).

What to Drink: Try the Metrosexual, a classic martini served on a tray with sample-sized skin-care products and a certificate for a free manicure. Or sample a flight of "tiny 'tinis," five different martinis served with two small bites.

Save Money: A pre-theater menu is offered daily from 5pm to 6:30pm and includes appetizer, entree and dessert ($38). Theatergoers may valet park for $9 with theater validation.

Rants, Raves & Reviews


by at Gayot

Locally sourced ingredients inform the new Asian menu at this sultry spot in The Fairmont Chicago hotel. The end result is dishes such as spicy tuna tartare with avocado mousse, rice "chicharron" and watermelon-shiso as well as sake-glazed…
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Aria
By Jared K at Insider Pages

Nice ambiance in this sort os american/asian fusion restaurant. They bring you warm bread with four different spreads right when you sit down. The ... Read More


Aria Restaurant
By Orlando M at Insider Pages

The experience my friends walked away with was very professional.This is not to be thought of as a stuffed shirt kind of way but rather sharp and r... Read More


Inconsistent, but with some gems
By E M. at Judy's Book

Here's the lowdown on the place:The best price option at dinner by far is the fixed-price 3-course "pre-theater" menu. They won't tell you about it... Read More


Good food
By cheenu s. at Judy's Book

The Fairmont Hotel has unveiled its version of the "hip hotel" dining experience with Aria and Aria Bar. A separate entrance lets non-guests forget... Read More