We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fox & Obel Food Market Cafe - CLOSED

401 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60611-4390
+1 312-379-0112
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
9 Jul 2015
“Oatmeal is bliss!”
22 May 2014
“CLOSED!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
401 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60611-4390
All Details
Reviews (181)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

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
Nearby
Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy
Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of
restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities.
You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the
docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the
captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you
can also visit other popular attractions there such as
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 197 hotels in Chicago
Loews Chicago Hotel
2,430 reviews
.21 km away
Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
3,459 reviews
.22 km away
Sheraton Grand Chicago
5,288 reviews
.28 km away
Doubletree by Hilton Chicago Magnificent Mile
3,107 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Molly's Cupcakes
89 reviews
.06 km away
Yolk
1,085 reviews
.14 km away
Pinstripes
259 reviews
.07 km away
D4 Irish Pub & Cafe
383 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lakefront Trail
2,086 reviews
.26 km away
Ohio Street Beach
100 reviews
.24 km away
Lake Shore Place
32 reviews
.45 km away
Milton Lee Olive Park
31 reviews
.26 km away
Improve this listing

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
    (McClurg)
  • 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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;