The riverside location of this steak-and-chops joint is such a big part of Chicago’s vibe that it may surprise you to learn it’s not a Windy City original (the chain started in New York in 1977). Read more
The bone-in rib steak and Kansas City sirloin pack in loads flavor, but you won’t go wrong with an Australian lobster tail or grilled swordfish. The fantastic shrimp cocktail is worth the $17 splurge. Read more
In the film "High Fidelity" (2000), Rob's ex-girlfriend Laura (Iben Hjejle) meets up with Rob's sister Liz (Joan Cusack) to have a serious chat in scenes filmed in this Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse. Read more
The ultimate steakhouse in the city that knows its steak. An impressive view of the Chicago River and features a large outdoor patio. For more casual fare or a relaxing cocktail hour, visit Wollensky’s Grill on the lower floor.