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
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Steak 48 - Chicago

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
3,350 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
This was my second dining experience at Steak 48. I was just as pleased as the first time. The service is impeccable and the food is exquisitely delicious. All of the Staff arRead more
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
24 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gibsons Italia

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
1,332 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
The service was wonderful and the food was delicious! Definitely made our anniversary a great one!
92% recommended
Scenic View in Chicago / Illinois
5 people mentioned the Crab Bisque
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Maple & Ash

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
3,388 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
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
95% recommended
Best Ambience 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)
2,574 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
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
  • Quiet Conversation
The Cafe was the perfect place for a ladies luncheon. Very enjoyable and great service!
100% recommended
Lunch in West Suburbs
39 people mentioned the Popovers
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Somerset

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,488 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Birthdays
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)
13,549 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Dined here on the last night before the mandated shutdown of Chicago restaurants. Food was superb as usual, perfect branzino, sea bass, and mahimahi. Sorry they have to close for aRead more
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
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • 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!
91% recommended
154 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Bellemore

$$$$·American·
West Loop
1,151 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Dinner at Bellemore has always been a pleasure, as the focus is on hospitality that delivers a punch of flavors from the kitchen. The dishes of this evening included the stracciateRead more
89% recommended
31 people mentioned the Oyster Pie
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Osteria Langhe

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Square
1,130 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
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.
91% recommended
Italian in Chicago / Illinois
21 people mentioned the Panna Cotta
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Maple Tree Inn

$$$$·Creole / Cajun / Southern·
Homewood
1,067 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Worth the Drive
The wait staff is very knowledgeable on food and drinks, and was able to make some good recommendations. Loved the shrimp & grits!
95% recommended
Best Overall in South Suburbs
14 people mentioned the Jambalaya
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Beatrix - Fulton Market

$$$$·American·
West Loop
1,182 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Brunch
Great experience and solid service. Cocktails (while well crafted) were stingy pours which was a bit disappointing
92% recommended
17 people mentioned the Pot Roast
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Gyu-Kaku - Chicago, IL | West Loop

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown / Loop
590 reviews
  • Casual
  • Lunch
  • Good for Anniversaries
Server spoke too fast and was difficult to understand.
96% recommended
8 people mentioned the Gyu Kaku
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Eden

$$$$·American·
West Loop
814 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Great experience! Not too loud. Burrata and Brussels was phenomenal. I would eat that daily. Service was excellent. Very attentive and knew every detail of the menu. Appreciated thRead more
94% recommended
11 people mentioned the Tagliatelle
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Coda Di Volpe

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
1,202 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
A wonderful experience for the food, wine and fantastic service.
97% recommended
20 people mentioned the Arugula Salad
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Vie

$$$$·American·
Western Springs
2,047 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
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
96% recommended
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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The Capital Grille - Chicago - Lombard

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lombard
3,710 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Food and service was excellent. Can’t wait to get back.
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
48 people mentioned the Calamari
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Frankie's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Tinley Park
1,839 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Perfect as always!!! Highly recommend!!!
97% recommended
Best Value 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
825 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Always great food and service!
88% recommended
27 people mentioned the Dumplings
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Eddie V's - Chicago

$$$$·Seafood·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
2,803 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Great Birthday experience!
89% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
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
88% recommended
28 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
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1913 Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$$$·American·
Roselle
667 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
The service started out slow, but it did improve. The noise level is very loud and tough to have a conversation. The food is good.
93% recommended
Best Ambience in Northwest Suburbs
9 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Zia's Lago Vista

$$$$·Italian·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
256 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Group Bookings
  • Fun
Great service with friendly staff and prompt responses to all our request. They completely forgot my birthday request but seeing how we were the last table I understand. With 3 cheRead more
12 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas
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Bar Siena

$$$$·Italian·
West Loop
1,623 reviews
  • Casual
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for a Date
Creative menu, great wine selection. Really enjoyed this place.
83% recommended
38 people mentioned the Short Rib Lasagna
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RPM Italian

$$$$·Italian·
River North (Chicago)
11,491 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
Service was great. Food was delicious. We loved everything about the experience.
93% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
296 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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Tanta

$$$$·Peruvian·
River North (Chicago)
2,934 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Authentic
Stumbled upon tanta for an impromptu date night and we were very pleased with our experience overall. The food was amazing along with the drinks, we plan to make this a regular spoRead more
98% recommended
139 people mentioned the Pisco Sour
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Capri Ristorante - Burr Ridge

$$$$·Italian·
Burr Ridge
1,726 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
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
97% recommended
Best Food in West Suburbs
37 people mentioned the Calamari
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Little Goat

$$$$·American·
West Loop
4,711 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Lunch
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.
93% recommended
American in Chicago / Illinois
108 people mentioned the French Toast
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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - South Barrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Barrington
4,567 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
Love Coopers and wanted to Go before the Shutdown order. I’ll be back after the virus for sure. God Bless all of us during this scary time.
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Chicago / Illinois
39 people mentioned the Calamari
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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
6,728 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
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
96% recommended
Steak in Chicago
72 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Beatrix - River North

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
3,696 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Healthy
  • Casual
Delicious food and great service
95% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
107 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
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Cafe Touche

$$$$·Bistro·
Edison Park
334 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
We celebrated a birthday and could not have had a better experience. The food was interesting and flavorful (white fish, jambalaya, and boullebase). The service was polite and atteRead more
94% recommended
9 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Atwater's in The Herrington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
626 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
Excellent food and outstanding service. Definitely going back.
94% recommended
Best Ambience in West Suburbs
7 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gamba Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Merrillville, IN
552 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Romance
We've never had a bad experience here at Gamba. The food is spectacular. The specials this time around sounded so delicious. Our time here this last visit was cut short due to a faRead more
100% recommended
Italian in Chicago / Illinois
10 people mentioned the Gambas
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RL Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
6,003 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Service and food are always great.
94% recommended
American in Chicago / Illinois
113 people mentioned the Dover Sole
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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)
2,541 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Grain our server was EXCELLENT He explained everything answered all our questions and made our experience a memorable moment Tried the old fashioned and French onion soup was the bRead more
89% recommended
64 people mentioned the Bacon Appetizer
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Antico Posto

$$$$·Italian·
Oak Brook
2,804 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasions
Im from out of town and on 3/13/20, was visiting family and we went there for the first time though my family visits the area it's in often. The food was excellent. 2 ordered the sRead more
99% recommended
Italian 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 a Date
We love Emillios. Great food. We have been going there for thirty years plus!
96% recommended
Tapas / Small Plates in Chicago / Illinois
138 people mentioned the Sangria
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Niche Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Geneva
1,450 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • 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
95% recommended
32 people mentioned the Cotton Candy
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Summer House Santa Monica

$$$$·American·
Lincoln Park
4,013 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Casual
All was great
85% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
93 people mentioned the Monica
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Riccardo Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Lincoln Park
2,005 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
Outstanding food and service!!
90% recommended
Italian in Chicago
39 people mentioned the Calamari
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Passero

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Arlington Heights
886 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
Food is fabulous. Thought it was a little too dark in the restaurant and the music was a bit too loud. Our server could have been more attentive.
88% recommended
16 people mentioned the Chop Salad
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Montarra

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Algonquin
2,564 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Celebrating birthdays. Everything was good - service, ambiance, food, . . .
89% recommended
Contemporary American in Chicago / Illinois
46 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Quality Crab & Oyster Bah

$$$$·Seafood·
Lincoln Park
1,292 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
The oysters were fresh and delicious. I had a stone crab claw and my friend had the seafood roll. He was delighted with the amount and quality of lobster and crab in his sandwich. Read more
93% recommended
Seafood in Chicago
40 people mentioned the Coconut Cake
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Duck Inn

$$$$·American·
Bridgeport
1,091 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Creative Cuisine
Duck Inn was delicious and the service was great. It is a great date place but also nice place to have dinner with friends. A lot of the food portions are perfect to split. The driRead more
92% recommended
77 people mentioned the Rotisserie Duck
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Fresco at the Gardens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rockford
149 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
Breakfast was delicious, view was beautiful. Happy to see many options for various eating preferences.
85% recommended
Scenic View in Chicago / Illinois
1 people mentioned the Berry Salad
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