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The Aviary

953-955 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL
312-226-0868
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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953-955 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL
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1 - 10 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Good food and incredible drinks. We drank 7 drinks and ate shrimp tempura. It was amazing and the service was pretty good too

1  Thank CacauBarcellos
Reviewed 15 July 2017

My Wife and I had arrived the Fulton Market a bit early for our Next reservation so we decided to stop at the Aviary. We did not have reservations but were able to get seats with the help of reservations at Next. We had a...More

Thank Toddb62
Reviewed 15 July 2017

To be clear, a lot of thought and effort goes into creating, preparing and serving the cocktails and I believe they are trying to create value. In my view, it tips to more style over substance. So if you want a show, it's great. If...More

Thank KrisK_8
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Yes it is expensive. Yes it is confusing. Yes you need reservations. Yes you need to go! The Aviary takes cocktails to a new level and once there you may not want to go back (but you probably will because the price is steep). We...More

Thank Chip C
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit with friends for experiencing amazing looking and tasting drinks with unmatched stories to enjoy!

Thank 606virajs
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was our second trip to the Aviary and despite the unusual service that night we will return again. But it will not likely be very soon hence the reason for my review. It was raining when the first two members of our group arrived....More

1  Thank JP3CHICAGO
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Very mod cocktails. The glasses are designed to highlight the drink. If you are into cocktails don't miss this.

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Was really looking forward to my night at the aviary and it looked like it was going to me the highlight of my trip to Chicago - it wasn't ! Yes I knew the drinks were going to be expensive and therefore was expecting great...More

1  Thank MBrownie66
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We'd been to The Aviary several years ago, not long after it opened, and we had a memorable and fun experience--one of those ones that you talk about when you get together with those friends years later. So, when family was visiting town for a...More

3  Thank brmusicman
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I stopped at the Aviary for a drink after Alinea. I had a hard time deciding what to get so the server "surprised" me... and I did NOT like the drink he brought me. He insisted on taking it back and getting me something else....More

Thank Abarnett118
Nearby
West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and
Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is
best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo
Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an
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
warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of
...More
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DrThurston
22 May 2017|
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Response from Autumn B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, reservations recommended
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akhilagopal
4 November 2015|
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Response from Christian F |
My brother (18 years old) had no problem when he was with our party of 4. They checked his ID and we said that he was under 21, the host informed the waiter and that was all. They have an excellent selection of... More
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Awwalworth
10 January 2015|
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
It is more of a before spot. The appis, which are very limited in number, are TINY and expensive. Very cool place though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 02:00
Thursday
18:00 - 02:00
Friday
18:00 - 02:00
Saturday
18:00 - 03:00
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: 312-226-0868
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