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702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
+1 312-850-5005
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just ate at Carnivale again tonight for another birthday celebration, this is probably the forth or fifth birthday celebration we've done here. The food is so good, our server tonight was great as well. I don't think we've ever had anything that wasn't excellent...More

Thank Dlgu32
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on a Saturday night with friends. Food was GREAT. Atmosphere lively (but not too loud) and fun. Corkage fee was quite reasonable. Service was spotty and is the only reason that this is only rated very good. Otherwise, it would have been...More

Thank 4FunWeTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Carnivale. It is a colorful dining room with a smaller men. We visited for lunch. My husband had the buttermilk fried chicken sandwich. I had a bite. It was good. I ordered the seafood mariscos. I liked the chicken...More

Thank DenverLisa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this restaurant has come of the best Cuban food. Each time I go I realize that the service and food is top notch

Thank kpchitown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Phenomenal restaurant! So much fun! Dancers dance through the restaurant in latin clothing!!!! Food excellent. Desserts are amazing.

Thank spm2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful venue for a wedding. I attended a wedding that also had the ceremony on site. The atmosphere is unique, extremely colorful and festive. The staff is very helpful and professional with all needs all evening long. The food is exquisite and it's presentation...More

Thank beachliker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several large brightly decorated rooms with a mix of comfortable chairs are set for dining and the large group I was with fit in well eating and then dancing. A fine composition of appetizers, including shrimp ceviche, empanada de elote and baked goat cheese were...More

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a business dinner and was not disappointed. Our waiter was Oscar and he helped us with our choices. I had some ribs that were a great choice, others had the scallops. We all went away pleased with our choices.

Thank K6639CEdanielb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Carnivale for brunch! They had a back to school theme with a balloon making clown. The environment was delightful. Jerry, my server, was amazing! He had a great attitude and made superb recommendations for me. What a unique and fabulous experience!

Thank Bibitybobityboo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Carnivale for my cousins bachelorette party. There were about 18 of us. We heard that they are sticklers on reservation times, giving tables away if you are +10minutes late. Lick for us, half our party was early and the other half...More

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
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Response from lauralei99 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Jason R | Reviewed this property |
I wear jeans and a dress shirt, but you could wear casual or a suit... that's what is so great about this place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
  • Public Transportation: Bus: The #8 Halsted at Fulton Market/Lake: 2 minute walk The # 65 Grand Avenue at Desplaines:10 minute walk The # 56 Milwaukee stops at Fulton/Desplaines: 2 minute walk Train: The Blue Line at Milwaukee/Grand: 10 minute walk The Pink Line at Clinton: 5 min walk The Green Line at Clinton: 5 min walk
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-850-5005
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