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River Roast

315 N La Salle Dr, Chicago, IL 60654-4703
+1 312-822-0100
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (45 reviews)
“pork” (51 reviews)
“potatoes” (37 reviews)
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
315 N La Salle Dr, Chicago, IL 60654-4703
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner for a family of 16 from ages 80to 17!. We sat together at a large farm table so there was a ton of room. We did the meal family style so we had many selections to taste. The branzino was...More

Thank Kristin50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place looked really interesting. Everything is roasted! We got a whole chicken and it came with roasted potatoes...wow!!! Very, very good! We also got the beet salad which was recommended by the waitress. This was delicious as well. Drinks: the Mexican firing squad... a...More

Thank Anna732017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to sit inside on this steamy morning with our large group and made a great choice. There was live jazzy music and a cool relaxed atmosphere. Although intrigued by the roasted meat sharing plates, we went with more breakfast fare (hash and omelets)...More

Thank mandjfoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting menu as everything is roasted. Chicken, Fish, Beef. Most dishes are prepared for two people. The fish special my husband and I had was delicious. It was severed with string beans and crunchy potatoes. All flavorful. If you are lucky you...More

Thank marie19512015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the chicken breast with garlic mashed potatoes! Seasonings are unusual and exceptionally good! I highly recommend river roast. My colleague had the fillet and said it was fabulous, tender, thick, juicy. Excellent meal, professional service and nice view of the river. Enjoy!

Thank Char J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right on the Riverwalk, this was a good stop for dinner on an early Saturday night. Had a mixed grill and shared it - got sliced up at our table. Prices were great, as was service. Sat inside (no room outside). Didn't get dessert (too...More

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a business dinner. Loved the location, right by the river. There's a great bar upstairs where you can get a good cocktail before your meal - definitely recommend the punch! It's busy downstairs in the dining area which adds to the ambience...More

Thank short_scuba_diver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, attentive staff, and fun surroundings. We were a party of six who had not seen each other in years. Great place to slowly eat and drink while you are enjoying other people's company. For an appetizer, we had the Charcuterie tray, which was...More

Thank thanks4thefish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve posted past reviews of River Roast. It has been several months since my last visit, so I thought I’d do an updated review. The restaurant’s concept remains essentially the same since Levy Restaurants first opened it: shareable entrees with a rustic theme. It appears...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a rainy day, run, not walk, to the River Roast to get a seat outside on the covered patio to enjoy an amazing meal while having a gorgeous view on the river...a come back spot!

Thank garden7852
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Response from warmthoughts | Reviewed this property |
there was valet right in front of restaurant when we were there.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$35 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 N La Salle Dr, Chicago, IL 60654-4703
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-822-0100
Located on the Chicago River, RIVER ROAST offers dramatic city and water views from every seat - inside and out. James Beard award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef John Hogan's menu of contemporary American tavern fare is satisfying and soul-warming. Meat, fish and veggies are roasted to perfection and carved tableside. Inventive drinks like Social House Smash and cold-brewed cocktails from two slow drip infusion towers are offered alongside a large selection of local and Midwestern beers, craft cocktails, and wine. With one of the best patios in the city, River Roast is a gathering place to connect with friends, old and new. Our Brews & Blues Brunch features Chicago's finest Blues musicians performing live from 12PM-3PM. We'll see you soon for lunch, brunch, dinner or drinks!
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