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159 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654-3700
+1 312-787-9000
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (235 reviews)
“filet trio” (9 reviews)
“chopped salad” (34 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
159 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654-3700
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Seated in the cozy back dining room is always quieter and more pleasant than the center (noisy and crowded) room, so we felt lucky. Although we gave drink orders in the first 15-20 minutes and actually got them, the evening went seriously downhill after that....More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

-Warm and welcoming lodge atmosphere. There are lots of rich woods and exposed stone-work. -Bartenders are always friendly. -They poor a nice cold martini in a generous-sized glass. -The bread rolls are good although I miss the warm loaf of onion bread they used to...More

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner last night to celebrate 6 years together with my husband. I had made our reservation on Open Table, and “checked in” to the restaurant on Facebook commenting that we were celebrating our anniversary. Shortly after our entrees were done, our amazing...More

Thank jnjhornsby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate lunch here. I had the mushroom-crusted pork chop with broccoli side, all very good, and my friends had bison burgers, which they enjoyed. Service was great, atmosphere comfortable, quiet. Prices a bit higher than we are used to, but not bad for Chicago. Would...More

Thank Crystal P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a business dinner. Service was good. As for the food, the rolls were great (best part of my dinner). The salad was ok but completely uninspired. The only vegan option offered was a rather dull penne primavera with red sauce. With so...More

Thank jbienst
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drinks and food were wonderful. Great service. Quiet, laid back atmosphere. Everyone very friendly. Would definitely go back!

Thank AndrewAngie10412
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My expectations were high before eating here, which often means the experience will fall short, but expectations were met and exceeded. Our server, Sandy, was a consummate professional and helped with our selection process. My New York steak was done to perfection and my husband...More

Thank feiners01
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Me and my boyfriend came here for my birthday dinner last Friday. I had the "Stormy Night" (can't remember if that's what it's called or not) Martini and it was the best cocktail I've ever had. I was so happy with my drink choice, considering...More

Thank aymandahkaye
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We had a family dinner at this nice restaurant and we all enjoyed it very much! The steakes where excellent, all sides tasted very good and desserts where very nice (especially the chocolate chip cake..). Worth to mention is also the very good service provided...More

Thank sandbypag
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Quality restaurant with great atmosphere. Many unique items and daily specials. Prices are high but taste and service out weigh the cost.

Thank Reggie2017
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Questions & Answers
5 October 2017|
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Response from BuffettBrink | Reviewed this property |
Casual works. Some folks were a little more formal. Enjoy
Ed V
23 June 2016|
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Response from Margaret G | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest spearmint, as the peppermint might be too strong.
14 February 2015|
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Response from neilrs1 | Reviewed this property |
Prices are listed which is helpful. You will probably spend $100 per couple or so, but this is 25% less than comparable restaurants in Chicago with decent quantities and excellent quality. They also typically include a side... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654-3700
    (LaSalle and Wells)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-9000
  • E-mail
Step back in time 60 years to when going out for dinner meant something really special. From the decor to the jazz music, Wildfire has the style and warmth that makes it perfect for celebrating with friends or a quiet evening for two. The extensive menu features broiled steaks and chops, wood-roasted seafood and roasted meats, all prepared in an open kitchen. Signature dishes include Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon, Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut, Wildfire Chopped Salad and Cedar Planked Salmon. So order a signature martini or one of our many wines by the glass, then sit back and enjoy the quintessential 1940s supper club experience of Wildfire.
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