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Fox & Obel Food Market Cafe - CLOSED

401 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60611-4390
+1 312-379-0112
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
9 Jul 2015
“Oatmeal is bliss!”
22 May 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International
$$ - $$$
401 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60611-4390
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 9 July 2015

Breakfasted on oatmeal with maple butter and bananas. YUM. I know is sounds very basic, but they make it very special. There is also a lovely market with all sorts of hard to find things.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 22 May 2014

This store has closed, so don't waste your time checking it out. You should check out the Streeterville area. Great restaurants, access to the lake and beaches too!

1  Thank Renee S
Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

This place is permanently closed as of October 2013. And nearby Dominiks is closed now too. Too bad About these closures.

Thank Steven123
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Fox and Obel is a supermarket but they have a restaurant that overlooks the Chicago river. The food here is amazing!! Buy a bottle of wine at the store and bring it in to drink. Do not overlook this restaurant.

1  Thank pammundell
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Cafe is good, with limited but tasty selections, the restaurant is a more pricey but service and food are quite good. The charcuterie and cheese in the market is also pricey but terrific with some hard to find choices. If you're staying at the W...More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Fox & Obel was once a fabulous lunch time venue with delicious soups and salads. But the cafe is now in serious decline. Shelves are not stocked, no waiters and food takes too long and not fresh. Not even sure if food is prepared there...More

Thank Noreen A
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Unfortunately, fox and obel has declared bankruptcy and is now closed! It had some great unique fine goods.

Thank Urbnengineer
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Fox and Obel Market Cafe is set within a gourmet grocery store in downtown Chicago. It does not appear to be a great spot for dinner and we were skeptical as we arrived. But the restaurant is a beautiful setting along the river, the service...More

Thank Cookie2008_04
Reviewed 16 September 2013

This is exactly the kind of place I should love, but I didn't. I knew it would be spendy, but it was even more expensive than similar stores that I have near me, and had even less selection. Also, I went in 3x to possibly...More

Thank Papa_Deuce
Reviewed 4 September 2013

In town for a convention and spend a part of the evening at Navy Pier so walking back to the hotel we happened upon this place. We weren't really hungry for a full dinner so we ventured in and what a find! Ended up with...More

Thank JJJG
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60611-4390
  • Public Transportation: CTA Buses 66,65,29 all stop at Illinois and McClurg
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighbourhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: +1 312-379-0112
  • E-mail
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