Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Michigan Avenue

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$30 and under
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Contemporary American

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Take lunching to the next level at Mariposa, our elegant restaurant at Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue. Retreat to a fine-dining atmosphere with an innovative menu selection. Taste one of our exquisite seasonal entrée selections or experience the famous Mandarin Orange Soufflé. Or, simply sip a cocktail while checking out the latest fashions, sporting events, or up-to-the minute news on the flat-screen TVs at our full-service bar. It's the perfect choice for any special occasion or for turning an ordinary day into something wonderful.
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JC
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious lunch. Only negative is that we had a reservation but the store didn’t even open until after our reservation time - should be adjusted.

l
Chicago
82 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food delicious. Great service, Jessica was great as usual.

t
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Always a nice respite from the hustle and bustle of Michigan Avenue

PA
Adelaide / SA
2 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It is always great.

WB
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was wonderful, but so was the service. We were taken to our reserved table right away and our server appeared quickly . He had great suggestions and we enjoyed it all.

R
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

MARIPOSA IS A LOVRLY PLACE FOR LUNCH. WHENEVER I AM IN THE MICHIGAN AVE. AREA, I HAVE LUNCH THERE. THE FOOD, SERVICE AND AMBIENCE ARE UNIQUE AND MAKE FOR A RELAXED EXPERIENCE. YOU ARE NEVER RUSHED AND THE NOISE LEVEL IS 0. It’s perfect TO MEET FRIENDS BEFORE OR AFTER SHOPPING. SOMETIMES MODELS WEARING THE LATEST FASHIONS FROM NEIMAN MARCUS STROLL THROUGH. THE PRICES OF THE FOOD ARE ABOVE AVERAGE BUT THE COMPLIMENTARY EXTRAS MORE THAN MAKE UP FOR THE PRICE.

C
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on 9 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The lunch was wonderful. We got the table that I asked for and the waiter was quite attentive. The only problem was that I had mentioned that it was for mt girlfriend's birthday on Open Table and no-one seemed to know that. but, it was saved when our waiter saw presents being opened, asked what we were celebrating and said the special coffees were on him! I really didn't need free coffee but that's nice. Otherwise, thank you for a lovely afternoon------Donna Mayer

EC
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 9 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

Always consistently great.

AM
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We love our yearly Chicago shopping trip and lunch at Mariposa. From the perfect popovers and consommé to the delicious entrees and desserts, Mariposa is our favorite way to start the holidays. Remarkably, our lovely waitress remembered us from previous visit last year. Wonderful lunch once again!

JC
Orange County
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great lunch! Love the popovers, very delicious!! The meals were also delicious. Great business meeting.

WL
London
121 reviews
Dined on 5 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Very pleasant with god food choices and quiet atmosphere for easy conversation

CE
Cincinnati
57 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a lovely lunch at Mariposa over the Thanksgiving holidays in Chicago. The food was superb and the service was amazing. Thanks again.

A
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on 19 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love this restaurant! I have been a repeat customer for years, and it never fails to delight. Find out for yourself what fresh popovers taste like with raspberry butter -- Neiman Marcus' trademark. Five stars.

NJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding. Very attentive staffs. No happy hours?

JI
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was delicious!! The popovers are such a treat!!

S
Chicago
56 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service and such a beautiful location. Very high quality food in a peaceful, elegant atmosphere.

e
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a great experience!! Try the chocolate chip cookies!!!

L
Chicago
67 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Definitely a 'ladies who lunch' destination (and a few brave gentlemen). A gorgeous fashion show was going on while we were eating; the clothes were gorgeous and the models chatty. Their spiced tea is delicious as is their open faced tuna sandwich. My guest swears by their citrus salad. Everything on the menu was tempting - it was hard enough to decide BEFORE our waitress told us about the specials. A very lovely place to spend the early afternoon - and you can linger if you want, or have a quick lunch and then try, just try, to escape through the home decor department without buying something.

AL
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on 30 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Just love this place. Beautiful restaurant, perfect service, delicious food. The popovers are simply the best ever. We wanted more, but resisted. The lobster roll was fresh and so scrumptious, as were the tuna tacos. So comfortable and pleasant - what a great place for lunch. Plan to return and hope they stay in Chicago

KJ
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Mariposa is my Go-To restaurant for luncheon with friends because of its' calm atmosphere and it's excellent food. We can actually hear each other while we're eating and enjoy shopping NM before and after.

OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What a wonderful lunch! Very calm, comfortable environment.

P
Denver
18 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Spacious seating which creates a quiet environment, unobtrusive service and tasty food.

GR
Chicago
38 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lunch with a friend

s
Phoenix
41 reviews
Dined on 21 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service. Just delightful.

M
Chicago
184 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So impressed! A wonderful oasis off of Michigan Ave! Food is delish and the service is wonderful. Love that they start you off with a huge popover and warm chicken broth!

EI
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent place to sit and visit and have a few courses. The Chicken Piccata was the perfect combination of lemon, wine and delicious capers. Chicken was cooked to perfection. We will be back.

JZ
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

One of my favorite go-to places for client luncheons.

OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

As always, it is attest to have lunch here...

NL
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I had always wanted to dine here and I was pleasantly wowed by the great food, ambience and service!

g
Chicago
58 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall2Food2Service5Ambience4

We went to Mariposa because a friend had said that we would be served popovers, which was true. She did not say that the popovers would be cold and very difficult to pull apart - not at all how a popover ought to be. Our main courses were the special - quiche with spinach and mushroom. Served with a soggy side salad and a tiny (very tiny) portion of fruit. The quiche was okay at best. We will not be returning - the food seems to be stuck in the 1950s.

EM
Chicago
42 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere & Service

CS
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Always great to be greeted with a popover and broth and to be sent off with a chocolate peppermint. My daughter and I love Mariposa!

OT
Chicago
35 reviews
Dined on 14 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience2

Highly recommended, Delightful and a great, varied menu and Beverages, great variety of the best wines, at least lunch-hour wines, food does not match the ambiance and decor, these need an upgrade. I was looking for sleek modern not a garden party lunch full of neighborhood regulars.

MP
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

It was an OK experience -- the ambiance was exactly right. I was disappointed in the menu. While still service their chicken broth and popovers, the menu was heavier than it used to be. I loved their trio salad they used to serve. I would probably go again with a friend if that is where they wanted to go, but would suggest other options for the food.

JO
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Polite service efficient staff quiet venue with excellent spacing of tables, food great little pricey but worth it Drinks and coffees excellent Clean and bright room

NG
Chicago
66 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place for a family brunch/lunch on a spring weekend, or any weekend.

R
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 7 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Perfect setting for a relaxed lunch. Others must agree as almost every table was taken.

OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on 26 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a treat!

JR
Chicago
34 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a consistent favorite. I have been coming here since I was a little girl when it was the Zodiac. The popovers and strawberry butter and chicken consume are always a hit, now with my 9 month old too! I am glad to keep my Grandmother's memory alive by coming here. We always have great service!

KB
New Mexico
2 reviews
Dined on 16 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Birthday lunch for my mother, 98, who hadn’t been in years and wanted to return. She wa so happy to have popovers and broth, as has been the tradition! Good chicken salad and tangerine mouse, too.