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1723 North Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5501
+1 312-867-0110
Wed - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Alina offers unique dining. Each course is an experience that stimulates multiple senses. While it is not a restaurant that you would go to frequently, it is a restaurant and peak dining experience that you will never forget.

Thank uliggam
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for a meal that you will remember the rest of your life, this is it. I ate here soon after it first opened and I still remember nearly every course.

Thank katrina_van
Noblesville, Indiana, USA
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240 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not a foodie so I seriously questioned how a place could justify such a high price tag and all the hype. Alinea made me a believer by course three. I'm thankful there were still plenty of courses to follow. The service is exquisite. Every member of the team was helpful, witty, fun, and highly knowledgeable. I was in the... More 

Thank Joseph W
Lexington, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to dozens of top level restaurants around the world. This was the most amazing performance we have ever seen!

1 Thank Steve C
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoy the experience, mi kids love the food. Excellent paring with every single plate food worth the price.

1 Thank gamuz
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After looking forward to visit Chicago and Alinea for 5 months, and due to the big amount of money the restaurant wanted for our visit, we were two couples that sure had high expectations for this evening. It was going to be a celebration of both my 40th and 45th birthday this night, and we wanted it to be just... More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This meal was a once in a lifetime experience! The staff was cheerful and welcoming and made us feel comfortable immediately. Everything that was served was unique, exciting, and delicious! The creativity of the chef and staff shines through every plate. You can tell every detail of the meal was thought out and everything was effortlessly executed. The sommelier even... More 

Thank detroitlions1980
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Chicago only for the purpose to have dinner in Alinea. My expectations were high, but I was never disappointed. I want to come back very soon .

1 Thank JuanCarlosBarron
Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Alinea in January, the staff is very friendly, professional and helpful. They even help me to get a reservation for their other restaurant "Next". I like the dried scallop with the sweet corn broth, I think that's my favorite. Of course the edible helium ballon was fun. The thai curry I was having a hard time eating, the... More 

Thank Yvonne W
Saint Charles, Illinois
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Alinea in celebration of our 15th Wedding Anniversary. We have been to many restaurants in our lives and Alinea was, hands down, the best one ever. From decor and atmosphere to impeccable service and staff to food and wine pairings, it was five-stars across the board. We experienced the Asian-influence meal and wine pairing. Each... More 

1 Thank Laraine322

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$150 - US$1,000
International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1723 North Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5501
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 312-867-0110

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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