50 Chicago Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:Steak 48 - Chicago, Gibsons Italia, Maple & Ash
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:River North (Chicago), Gold Coast / Streeterville

Steak 48 - Chicago

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
3,388 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
I am a regular and love Steak 48...always have and still do. This was our first time back since before shut down and it was as good as ever. Setting was quiet but really elegant Read more
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
24 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gibsons Italia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
1,335 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
Amazing service, views, and birthday celebration :) Food also great Gibsons quality :) Thank you!
93% recommended
Scenic View in Chicago / Illinois
5 people mentioned the Crab Bisque
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Maple & Ash

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
3,391 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
As usual Maple & Ash did not disappoint. For the first time ever dining there my steak was overcooked however our waiter quickly took care of it and it came back perfectly rare andRead more
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Split-Rail

$$$$·American·
West Town
22 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
Terrific and inventive food...hostess was bubbly...GM was attentive and thoughtful...service was spot on, plates came quickly and timing between courses was good...would most definRead more
91% recommended
2 people mentioned the Baked Potato
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Ema

$$$$·Mediterranean·
River North (Chicago)
2,575 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Best restaurant in Chicago. Hands down.
92% recommended
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois
48 people mentioned the Pita
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NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Oakbrook

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Oak Brook
270 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Healthy
  • Casual
The Cafe was the perfect place for a ladies luncheon. Very enjoyable and great service!
100% recommended
39 people mentioned the Popovers
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Somerset

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,488 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
Lunch was amazing! I got the turkey sandwich and salad and it was so fresh and satisfying! We also got the crispy sandwich and it was very flavorful. Great ambiance - highly recommRead more
95% recommended
18 people mentioned the Squid Ink Pasta
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Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

$$$$·Seafood·
River North (Chicago)
13,559 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Joe's is one of our favorite restaurants. Consistently great food and service!
98% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
1,250 people mentioned the Stone Crab
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Duck Duck Goat

$$$$·Chinese·
West Loop
3,353 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Service was just as incredible as the food! Second time dining at duck duck goat and I can’t wait to go back!
92% recommended
154 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Bellemore

$$$$·American·
West Loop
1,154 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine
Felt so lovey and safe. Amazing inventive dishes!
91% recommended
31 people mentioned the Oyster Pie

Osteria Langhe

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Square
1,131 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
The finest regional Italian experience this side of Alba. Be sure to look through the reserve wine list, but all are great and thoughtfully selected.
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Chicago / Illinois
21 people mentioned the Panna Cotta
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Maple Tree Inn

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Homewood
1,092 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Great atmosphere, New Orleans music, and delicious food!!
96% recommended
Best Overall in South Suburbs
14 people mentioned the Jambalaya

Beatrix - Fulton Market

$$$$·American·
West Loop
1,187 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Brunch
Great experience and solid service. Cocktails (while well crafted) were stingy pours which was a bit disappointing
91% recommended
17 people mentioned the Pot Roast
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Gyu-Kaku - Chicago, IL | West Loop

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Loop
596 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
It was great, the wait for food was a little too long for just a few customers. But overall service was amazing.
93% recommended
Child Friendly in Chicago
8 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku

Eden

$$$$·American·
West Loop
831 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Wonderful experience! Terrific food and service!
93% recommended
11 people mentioned the Tagliatelle
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Coda Di Volpe

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
1,202 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
A wonderful experience for the food, wine and fantastic service.
94% recommended
20 people mentioned the Arugula Salad
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Vie

$$$$·American·
Western Springs
2,047 reviews
The best meal I have ever had in the United States. Worth the drive, worth the price, and absolutely the most delicious food ever. Sublime! Chef Virant is a genius and I would dineRead more
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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The Capital Grille - Chicago - Lombard

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lombard
3,717 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great food Great service
97% recommended
Best Service in West Suburbs
48 people mentioned the Calamari

Frankie's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Tinley Park
1,902 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Had a nice dinner at Frankie's celebrating our anniversary. Service was 'under the tent' and was great considering the circumstances. We were grateful to also have pleasant weathRead more
98% recommended
Italian in Chicago / Illinois
31 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Cherry Circle Room

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Loop
1,282 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Had a closing/celebration dinner w/ investment partners at Cherry Circle Room last week. We had an excellent meal from start to finish. Cocktails were great. The sommelier recommenRead more
93% recommended
33 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Mott Street

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Bucktown / Wicker Park
826 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Always great food and service!
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Chicago
27 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Eddie V's - Chicago

$$$$·Seafood·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
2,812 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
Intimate setting, great food, kind service. A place I’d recommend.
90% recommended
Seafood in Chicago
85 people mentioned the Banana Foster
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Beatrix - Streeterville

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,731 reviews
  • Casual
  • Healthy
  • Lunch
Our waitperson was very attentive. She kept my coffee cup full which made me very happy
92% recommended
28 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
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1913 Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$$$·American·
Roselle
671 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
Great food! Never disappoints.
91% recommended
Best Ambience in Northwest Suburbs
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Zia's Lago Vista

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
281 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Group Bookings
  • Outdoor Eating
Food was delicious. We ate inside instead of out and there were TVs which is never my preference. But otherwise it was wonderful.
85% recommended
Brunch in Chicago / Illinois
12 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas
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Bar Siena

$$$$·Italian·
West Loop
1,640 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
We were celebrating a couple of friends having just moved to Chicago! We sat outside and it was really pleasant, quieter than inside.
87% recommended
38 people mentioned the Short Rib Lasagna
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RPM Italian

$$$$·Italian·
Chicago
11,492 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
For obvious reasons we could not make it to the reservation but we did order RPM thorugh Doordash and it was still very good.
93% recommended
Italian in Exclusive
296 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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Tanta

$$$$·Peruvian·
River North (Chicago)
2,967 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
I was feeling a little homesick, having grown up in the shores of Peru. Its heard to find a fresh authentic and delicious Peruvian resturant in Chicago. I am very pleased with theRead more
95% recommended
139 people mentioned the Pisco Sour
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Capri Ristorante - Burr Ridge

$$$$·Italian·
Burr Ridge
1,728 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything we ate from beginning to end was amazing. My family has to have at least two appetizers, salad or soup, entree, sides, and dessert. So believe me when I tell you it was Read more
96% recommended
Best Overall in West Suburbs
37 people mentioned the Calamari
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Little Goat

$$$$·American·
West Loop
4,712 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Brunch
What a great place! Menu is full of twists on great classics, like butter chicken pot pie. Music and decor was spot on for a diner feel.
91% recommended
American in Chicago
108 people mentioned the French Toast
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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - South Barrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Barrington
4,645 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
I appreciated the distance created between diners! Your concern for the customer is outstanding!
96% recommended
Best Value in Northwest Suburbs
39 people mentioned the Calamari

Band of Bohemia

$$$$·Brewery·
Ravenswood
587 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Food is very good. Staff is great. Cool space. Wine menu very limited and eclectic. Portions were small for what they were charging. Wouldn’t run back there. But it’s worth tryRead more
93% recommended
9 people mentioned the Smoked Sturgeon
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Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago

$$$$·Steak·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
6,729 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We ate at the Chicago Gibson's the last night before all the restaurants were closing due to the virus. They had to close early. Even though they had to move things along more thanRead more
93% recommended
Steak in Chicago / Illinois
72 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Beatrix - River North

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
3,696 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Casual
  • Healthy
Delicious food and great service
93% recommended
107 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
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Cafe Touche

$$$$·Bistro·
Edison Park
359 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Tuesday the 30th was our first meal out in 3 1/2 months, and we appreciated the opportunity to celebrate our anniversary at Cafe Touché. The staff was wonderful and attentive and Read more
95% recommended
9 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Atwater's in The Herrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
637 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Awesome dining for our 1 year Anniversary. Food was delicious, and service was great!
96% recommended
Best Overall in West Suburbs
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gamba Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Merrillville, IN
578 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Great food, great service and a overall great dining experience. This family owned and operated restaurant is one i will come back to again and again.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Chicago / Illinois
10 people mentioned the Gambas
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RL Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
6,014 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Consistently great service and food. One of my favorite Chicago restaurants.
94% recommended
American in Chicago
113 people mentioned the Dover Sole

Dos Urban Cantina

$$$$·Mexican·
Logan Square
559 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
Great happy hour...food is amazing..service was top notch...only downside was the air didn't seem to be working.
94% recommended
22 people mentioned the Tamal
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Prime & Provisions Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
2,586 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food was incredible. Service was impeccable.
89% recommended
64 people mentioned the Bacon Appetizer
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Antico Posto

$$$$·Italian·
Oak Brook
2,806 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasions
Loved the opportunity to try different wines with the 3oz option at half the 6oz price
96% recommended
Best Value in West Suburbs
111 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Emilio's Tapas - Hillside

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Hillside
1,595 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Authentic
  • Good for Birthdays
We love Emillios. Great food. We have been going there for thirty years plus!
96% recommended
138 people mentioned the Sangria
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Niche Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
1,450 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Jeffery was great!! We've eaten here a number of times and Niche never fails to impress! We even just stop by the bar and have the appetizers which are just as good as the entreesRead more
93% recommended
32 people mentioned the Cotton Candy
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Summer House Santa Monica

$$$$·American·
Lincoln Park
4,082 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Casual
Levi is the best waiter there!
90% recommended
Brunch in Chicago / Illinois
93 people mentioned the Monica

Riccardo Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Lincoln Park
2,006 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Delightful! Glad that they have reopened! I tremendously missed their food!
94% recommended
39 people mentioned the Calamari

Passero

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Arlington Heights
922 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
14th Anniversary
90% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Northwest Suburbs
16 people mentioned the Chop Salad
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Montarra

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Algonquin
2,564 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Celebrating birthdays. Everything was good - service, ambiance, food, . . .
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Chicago / Illinois
46 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Quality Crab & Oyster Bah

$$$$·Seafood·
Lincoln Park
1,297 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Always a great experience, fresh oysters, amazing crab. So glad you’re back open!
90% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
40 people mentioned the Coconut Cake

Duck Inn

$$$$·American·
Bridgeport
1,107 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
We always bring our out of town friends to Duck Inn. Everyone always loves it! He live in Bridgeport and Duck Inn is a great spot for food and drinks!
97% recommended
77 people mentioned the Rotisserie Duck

Fresco at the Gardens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rockford
186 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Scenic View
  • Brunch
Everything looked delicious, burgers were huge. Beautiful views from the deck. Practiced social distancing.
98% recommended
1 people mentioned the Berry Salad
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