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Wildfire

#61 of 7,702 Restaurants in Chicago
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159 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654-3700 (LaSalle and Wells)
+1 312-787-9000
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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201 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wildfire, although a chain, is fashioned after a speakeasy and is a fun spot for dinner. Black and white photo's of days gone by adorn the walls. The menu, focused on steaks and seafood, offers additional options for everyone's taste - even a handmade black bean burgers, for example. Enjoy!!

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Thank BuffettBrink
Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate at this restaurant on Easter Sunday evening. We were in Chicago over easter visiting family and have ate at Wildfire on previous trips and the food has always been first class. It started off well and then our starters/appetisers arrived. My crab cakes were great however my husband order a chicken Caesar to start......this is where everything took... More 

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Thank Murdoc10
Sarasota, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bone in ribeye was cooked to perfection, the flight of martinis a great addition, the beet salad was amazing! Good service along with great food! We would definitely come back!

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Thank floridagirl011
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to eat, our waiter was fabulous and the device was impeccable. A definite must if you are in the mood for a good steak/prime rib.

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Thank Scott A
Newbury, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a friend for lunch today, the venue is beautiful, and the menu options are plentiful! I had the tomato and mozzarella stuffed burger, and my friend is gluten free and there was a whole menu available for her to choose from. She also had a GF burger. The food was delicious, and service was great. For dessert I... More 

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Thank laurenkelsey21
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Several went for a business dinner. Several had been before and recommended the steak. It was ok, nothing special. Okay dinner in a city of opportunity.

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Thank soccermom1520
Schererville, Indiana
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wildfire in Chicago has been one of my favorite restaurants for over 15 years. We go they at least 6-8 times a year even though we live out of State. We had dinner there on Sunday night and found that while the food was great, they are having some problems getting the steak temperature right. Last night one of our... More 

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Thank John S
Manchester UK
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this place as the menu had something for everyone plus it had been booked 50+ times that day. We arrived after having booked a table and we were seated in the smallest booth possible. The restaurant was very busy when we arrived so we hoped all would be good. The waiter went through the menu - we couldn't... More 

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Thank coupefletch
Ohio
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349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had not been to this restaurant in a long time and wanted to go back. There are so many good restaurants in Chicago, we like to try ones that we have not been to. It is part of the Lettuce entertain you chain of restaurants. Anyways, I went there this weekend with my wife and daughter and son-in-law and... More 

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Thank TripPhotographer52
Wichita, Kansas
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been some time since I ate here, but the food was so good, next time I am in town I will make it the first dinner stop. It is an ala carte type establishment, in that each item ordered, from starters, to soups, sides, and of course your entree and any beverages are separately charged. But the star... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?