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Tru

#457 of 7,702 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Magnificent Mile
American, Contemporary
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676 N Saint Clair St, Lbby 3, Chicago, IL 60611-2927 (Huron)
+1 312-488-2488
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18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Caye Caulker, Belize
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love this restaurant. The choices of a wine pairing with such a lovely unique menu and attentive choreographed service. Great ambient music selection. The multicourse meal was delicious with so many flavors, such depth, and a beautiful artistic presentation. I just wanted to look at it for some time before I ate. The sizes of the courses were perfect... More 

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Thank Cosmos M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Tru on a recommendation and it was a wonderful experience!! We had desert and wine pairing. It was incredible!! The waiter was very attentive and had a wonderful personality. The deserts were incredible! The flavors, the textures, the appearance!! Everything was awesome! We will definitely be back for a full meal course!

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Thank Rachel C
Mexico City, Mexico
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don´t know why this restaurant is not in the top of tripadvisor as it is in Forbes, Zagat Gayot, and Michelin. Our experience was great. The restaurant is modern and elegant, everyone from the restaurant's staff is nicely dressed and the service is very proffesional and cares for the details, they use the open hand serving method where the... More 

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Thank epmichel
SocialBD, General Manager at Tru, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have had your party last week! We shared your feedback with Laura and the rest of the team. Thank you. More 

Fargo, North Dakota
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other reviews have covered the food and service, so I'll just add a few comments. We had the eight course menu, with an added cheese course and wine pairings. Notable courses: skate wing and venison. TRU has nice selection of cheeses, so we highly recommend the cheese course. Service was attentive, but not obtrusive. We had a great experience and... More 

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Thank EconProf
SocialBD, Manager at Tru, responded to this review

Thank you for the highlights of your evening. We look forward to your next visit to Chicago! More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A very enjoyable visit with a business associate attending a conference in Chicago. The restaurant was a short walk from the Marriott on Michigan Ave. The service was very attentive and informative. Excellent wine suggestions with a nice white burgundy for the starting courses and a wonderful Bordeaux for the later courses. The only issue was the music which had... More 

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Thank charles d
SocialBD, General Manager at Tru, responded to this review

Thank you for the visit and the feedback. If you would like to share additional details feel free to reach the Restaurant Manager, Bill Powell, at 312.202.0001 or email wpowell@leye.com. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Food and service was great. Only miss for me was a Truffle laced dessert but that is just personal preference. Really a 4.5 star review if that was possible. Only reason for not giving this 5 Stars was the prix fixe was too conservative for my tastes at $195 pp

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Thank ruegeale
SocialBD, General Manager at Tru, responded to this review

Ruegeale, Thank you for visiting us for Valentine's Day. We hope that you will come in to try the chef's menu in the near future. Please call or email me, Bill Powell, for reservations or to talk about your likes and dislikes from the menu you had last week. I can be reached by email at wpowell@leye.com or phone 312.202.0001 More 

Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

It has deserved the addition of a 2nd Michelin star. Tru has always had a wonderful reputation. Chef Anthony Martin balances complex and simple dishes perfectly in his 8 course menu. The vibe is posh, elegant, and romantic. The Andy Warhol that adorns one wall and the jacket required policy are extra touches that gives this place that overall high-end... More 

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Thank MarcBaschetti
SocialBD, General Manager at Tru, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us! We are delighted that you enjoyed the entire experience, including the ambience. We will share your review with the team and look forward to your next visit. More 

La Prairie, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

While this restaurant is receiving an amazing array of reviews, I was fortunate enough to be invited by my girlfriend at Tru on our first trip to Chicago. Being from Montreal where we are pretty fortunate by the quality of the dining scene, I had high expectations....and we weren't disappointed. The experience starts with how they welcome you and the... More 

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Thank FamilleRene
SocialBD, General Manager at Tru, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you with us over your visit to Chicago! Thank you. More 

Beijing, China
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287 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I had a good meal at TRU, taking the tasting menu and the wine pairing. Overall the meal was enjoyable and there were definitely amazing highlights- but a couple of the courses were a bit boring and lacked the inventiveness you would expect of a 2-star Michelin place. The service was impeccable, the sommelier making excellent choices throughout and the... More 

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Thank bjnomads
SocialBD, General Manager at Tru, responded to this review

Thank you for the detailed feedback. Please feel free to reach out directly to the restaurant should there be any further details you'd like to share. We'd love to have you back at Tru after the next menu update. Bill Powell 312.202.0001 or wpowell@leye.com More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

At Tru the friendly professional service, presentation, taste and ambiance combine for a memorable experience. It's the prefect place for a big celebration with your significant other. The problem with upscale restaurants i usually have is a pretentious ambiance that can override an otherwise good experience no matter the quality of the food. This is not so at TRU. Despite... More 

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Thank Michal F
SocialBD, General Manager at Tru, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us earlier in the year! We look forward to your next celebration! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$90
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 676 N Saint Clair St, Lbby 3, Chicago, IL 60611-2927
    (Huron)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-488-2488

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.
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