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French Restaurant and New American Restaurant$$$$
Streeterville, Chicago
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  • TripExpert
    TripExpertMay 15, 2015
    Fodors, one of our professional reviewers, says, "The caviar platter is served on a stunning coral display and the 14-course prix-fixe menu ... is enough luxury to make anyone feel like royalty." Read more
  • Isameow
    IsameowDecember 22, 2014
    Tasting menu and service were excellent. The monkfish and the squash soup--mmmm. Truffles made an appearance in many dishes, which I loved. Save room for extra complimentary dessert!
  • Mandy B.
    Mandy BastMarch 24, 2013
    Without a doubt, the most unique food presentation I have ever seen at a restaurant. The 3 plus hour experience is worth it for special occasions. A+ Service and taste.
  • kate F.
    kate FELDTFebruary 16, 2011
    Absolutely spectacular dining experience. Chef Anthony Martin amazes you with every plate. Chef's tasting menu and Valentine's Day tasting menu were both fantastic. Wine list includes 1800 selections!
  • Epicurious
    EpicuriousAugust 24, 2010
    This high-end spot has the traditional fare (caviar, tartare) as well as a wide variety of creative new dishes: Moroccan-spiced Scottish salmon with Meyer lemon and Israeli couscous is a recent fave.
  • Davinci Virtual
    Davinci VirtualJune 8, 2011
    Classy dining with a unique twist, TRU not only features artistic dishes, but also features works by world-renowned artists such as Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, and the like; be sure to look around!
  • Nation's Restaurant News
    Sorrel and Buttermilk, a dish that resembles a terrarium, is one of the first things Tru serves on its $158 tasting menu. Read more
  • Natalya L.
    Natalya LisaMarch 10, 2016
    Thought it was nice however not for me. We have been here 2 X 1-for an event it was outstanding , for dinner 2.5 hrs too long The presentation was beautiful and food
  • John C.
    John ChenJuly 16
    Wine list is nice, so is the cheese selection. Staff is friendly and professional.
  • Jawwad A.
    Jawwad AkhtarSeptember 7, 2013
    Opt for the 7-course instead of the full tasting menu - all of our favorite dishes were on there.
  • Behind The Burner
    Behind The BurnerMarch 30, 2010
    Gale Gand makes the most amazing desserts; go with anything chocolate, especially her Chocolate Pots de Creme with Salted Caramel Sauce and Black Pepper Whipped Cream. Just delicious.
  • Alison
    AlisonJanuary 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Go for the tasting menu! It's particularly awesome when you blow your points from LEYE. Great, choreographed service. Amazing !
  • Kealan O.
    Kealan O'BoyleApril 10, 2011
    An amazing culinary adventure, service is spectacular, and Chef Anthony Martin is a true craftsman, and artist.
  • Rui L.
    Rui LiApril 13, 2013
    Do the tasting menu with wine paring!!! One of the best meal I've had in Chicago
  • Peter P.
    Peter PaceDecember 14, 2014
    Service, tasting menu, wine suggestions and sommelier
  • Paul M.
    Paul MarobellaDecember 1, 2012
    The semi-private table over the lounge is absolutely incredible. This is the way to enjoy TRU.
  • Epicurious
    EpicuriousOctober 12, 2010
    Modern meets Midwestern at this chic Chicago restaurant that marries French techniques to local ingredients.
  • Jenny S.
    Jenny ShiSeptember 15
    They have a vegetarian version of their tasting menu
  • Tiffany C.
    Tiffany ChoongApril 7, 2014
    I would say unfortunately not worth the price, though some interesting presentation and good dessert
  • Craig V.
    Craig VodnikDecember 27, 2009
    Overall, a decent experience. I have 2 prime gripes, however. 1) I don't think anyplace is worth $150 per person for food. That's obscene. 2) Frenchie maitre d' is a major snob. Jacket required. Read more
  • Lettuce Entertain You
    Lettuce Entertain YouApril 10, 2012
    Take a trip back to your childhood with TRU's Campfire of S’more!
  • Peter P.
    Peter PaceJuly 22, 2012
    See if you can't get Harrington as your server....
  • Mario M.
    Mario MarchesiJune 5, 2016
    Great food
  • Jeff
    JeffNovember 15, 2012
    Tru 2013 - 1 Michelin Star
  • chris m.
    chris millerAugust 11, 2009
    Do the tasting menu and wine parings. Plan 3-4 hours, a fantastic culinary experience.
  • Bruce P.
    Bruce PaulOctober 16, 2011
    The finest dining experience in Chicago
  • TORI
    TORIOctober 21, 2012
    Chef Anthony is brilliant.
  • La Dolce Vita
    La Dolce VitaDecember 16, 2013
    One Michelin star
  • John L.
    John LiottaSeptember 28, 2014
    Top notch service.
  • Carly K.
    Carly KayJuly 23, 2010
  • Alice W.
    Alice WeinerMay 16, 2013
    Great staff! Great kitchen! Great experience!
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