7 Trendy Restaurants in River North

November 30, 2020 | By Lauren Bozarth
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When it comes to dining, River North residents have it made. This happening area is sprinkled with incredible food and trendy restaurants. Check out some of our favorite spots:

Mercadito– Voted top Mexican restaurant in Chicago, this happening joint promises elevated authentic Mexican cuisine, always fresh, flavorful, and authentic. You can also find specialty tequila and mezcal on the menu to accompany your meal. Be sure to start off with the killer guacamole selection!

Ema– If you are looking for a fun brunch spot, make reservations at this gorgeous Mediterranean restaurant. Specializing in delicious small plates, this eatery makes the perfect place to try a little bit of everything with your favorite people.

Parlour Pizza– For excellent vibes and equally great pizza, head to Parlour Pizza. This neighborhood favorite delivers an impressive selection of craft beer, cocktails, and thin-cut pizza. The patio is also a hit when the weather permits.

Sunda– For Asian fusion, sushi, and creative cocktails, don’t miss out on trying out this award-winning restaurant. The menu features classic and culturally important dishes from Southeast Asia with a modern and unique twist. Take advantage of their impressive happy hour specials.

Bavette’s Bar and Boeuf– Spend an elegant evening at this upscale steakhouse, known for its French flair. The restaurant has gained a reputation for its mouth-watering menu and classy interior- from the exposed brick walls to the dimly lit space. Bavette’s makes the ideal spot to take a significant other or celebrate a special occasion.

RPM Steak– This is another one of River North’s most popular steakhouses. With nearly two dozen different cuts of beef sourced from the finest butchers across the dope, patrons can expect to be impressed by the menu. 

RPM Italian– As the sister restaurant to RPM Steak, this modern restaurant delivers comparable vibes but a completely different menu centered around pasta and seafood. This sleek establishment boasts a contemporary, chef-driven menu with dishes meant to be shared.

Luxury Chicago Apartments Near These Upscale Restaurants

If you consider food your passion, you’ll want to live near all of the trendy restaurants in River North. Consider these luxury apartments in the area:

Wolf Point East– 313 Wolf Point Plaza- Situated right on the Chicago River, these upscale River North apartments offer residents unprecedented views and world-class amenities. Building amenities include a business center/co-working space, full-floor fitness center, river gallery and lounge, outdoor pool and hot tub, golf simulator, dog run, club room, sky lounge, and more. Since the building sits right on the Chicago River, residents can enjoy their own private river walk patio and access to restaurants and retail.

Marlowe- 169 W Huron St- This boutique luxury apartment building offer jaw-dropping amenities. Residents can expect designer-inspired finishes, including herringbone-tiled flooring, kitchen backsplash, quartz countertops, premium flooring, and floor-to-ceiling windows with city views. They can also enjoy an outdoor rooftop lap pool and firepits, community lounge with gaming tables and bar, outdoor kitchens with grill stations, and more.

Eight O Five– 805 N LaSalle St- If you’r in the market for amazing amenities and smartly-designed apartments, check out this gorgeous building. Property highlights include a 24-hour doorman, Wi-Fi in public areas, grills, cafe and resident lounge, library, yoga room, fitness center, billiards and shuffleboard, rooftop pool with sundeck and fire pit, outdoor dog run and bike storage. Residents are near some of River North’s best restaurants, shopping, and nightlife.

Begin finding your dream home so you can take advantage of all of the delicious and trendy restaurants in River North. To learn more or safely view one of our River North apartments, connect with one of our experienced brokers today.

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