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The Aviary

953-955 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL
+1 312-226-0868
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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953-955 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had dinner for the first time at Aviary on Saturday night with my wife for our anniversary and had some feedback. When we first walked in they took our name and asked us to wait on a wall, somewhat of a lineup. I hung up...More

Thank jpmaui2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came where with a small group on a weekday early evening. It was a little funny because when we arrived, we had no idea if they'd be able to accommodate a walk in. They did their routine on checking for availability and were able to...More

Thank jcandy7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Part of the Alinea group, this street inconspicuous (no sign out front ) cocktail place is known for its elaborate presentations that do not disappoint. Study photos here and on Yelp do you know what to order. Cocktails are about $25-$30 each and appetizers are...More

Thank KMunsell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this bar (and we really liked Alinea). We were a little rushed because we didn't realize how un-bar-like the experience would be. We had dinner reservations after. I think next time we'll go here for after-dinner cocktails.

Thank KatieMargaret
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived to a bouncer outside the door and I was surprised that he had to verify our reservation before we’d be let in; this definitely isn’t a place to just stop in for a quick drink without a reservation. We had booked the kitchen...More

Thank ScubaBucky
Reviewed 12 March 2018

You really have to experience The Aviary to appreciate it. The drinks are legendary and the food is 5 Star all the way. This is one place you really have to go at least once in your life. Schedule ahead, not an easy reservation to...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommended and exceeded expectations!! It was a full sensory experience. Just make sure you make a reservation in advance.

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

After a nice dinner we went to The Aviary for cocktails. Wow! What a unique menu and atmosphere. The Manhattan in a bag was tons of fun and delicious. Other drinks were also enjoyed. The snack of raw oyster was delicious. I have been wanting...More

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We did a Preset / Preorder of 3 cocktails each, enjoyed the selection and service. The office is a nice place to enjoy some rare whiskey offerings.

Thank J S
Reviewed 15 January 2018

7 course drinks served at the only two-seat table in the kitchen? Check! One of the most visually interesting and meticulously crafted and curated drinking experiences I've ever had? Check! It was like drinking 7 science experiments in one sitting. The combination of ingredients in...More

Thank michaelcoppage
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up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique
neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and
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Nancy T
13 November 2017|
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Response from Chip C | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! I am confident the bar is wheelchair accessible and it would be a fantastic finish to a great evening.
11 October 2017|
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Response from CacauBarcellos | Reviewed this property |
Sorry my delay ! You should have 2 hours to enjoy drinks.
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22 May 2017|
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Response from Autumn B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, reservations recommended
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 953-955 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-226-0868
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