Wildfire - Chicago

4.5
7561 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
Step back in time to when going out for dinner meant something really special. From the decor to the jazz music, Wildfire has the style and warmth that makes it perfect for celebrating with friends or a quiet evening for two. The extensive menu features broiled steaks and chops, wood-roasted seafood and roasted meats, all prepared in an open kitchen. Signature dishes include Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon, Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut, Wildfire Chopped Salad and Cedar Planked Salmon. So order a signature martini or one of our many wines by the glass, then sit back and enjoy the 1940s supper club experience of Wildfire.
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BW
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Super good! Loved the atmosphere and service was fabulous. We will definitely go back

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A
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best dinner we have had in Chicago thus far!!!!

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L
Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service and food were great. Good variety of beef, chicken, fish dishes. Appreciated the gluten free choices. I was with several “picky” eaters and everyone was pleased.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We love this place. We had an early reservation and the waiter was kind enough to put together some soda flights for our girls since the grown ups had martini flights. Great service and great food. You can’t go wrong here!

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KR
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Never been disappointed! Absolutely delicious food and great service!

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OT
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 2Ambience 4

Our server was all over the place. From when we got our menus to when we placed our order, it took 15-20 minutes for him to come back. He didn’t write anything down and made a few mistakes with our order. Our drinks were late coming out and one of the steaks was missing the signature Parmesan crust. Instead of making a new steak, they tried to salvage the original one and when it came out it was not the ordered wellness anymore. By the time our second drinks came out we were already done eating and ready for the check.

Disappointing experience as we’ve had wonderful meals at other locations.

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BH
Memphis
22 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Excellent food; Really nice service; a large restaurant which makes it mildly frantic. If you want a more intimate dinner, this is not your place. But I would return and recommend.

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AC
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had friends coming in from out of town who had gluten issues. Wildfire’s GF menu was impressive and delicious. Also, the staff was very, very accommodating.

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S
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our first dinner @ Wildfire was delicious. All employees were very friendly & will be coming back. Bread & cocktails superb! Wish a Lettuce Entertain You restaurant would come back to our “hood”. Lawrence of Oregano 2 would be fantastic or Wildfire.

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C
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 1Food 5Service 1Ambience 5

Corey was a unattentive waiter & I'm never going there again. Oakbrook has better service.

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TM
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Great food, great atmosphere!

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AH
Indiana
21 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Went with a good friend to enjoy a leisurely dinner, but felt rushed--not by the waiter, but the gentleman who kept coming over wanting to take our plates even though we were not finished. Our waiter was personable, but there was a mix-up with our dinner. Our medallions came out before our salads and the server said he would get our salads and keep our medallions warm. Luckily, our waiter overheard and reassured us that the steak medallions would be remade. I was then served the wrong salad with the wrong dressing. I decided not to mention it. Wasn't sure if I would get the correct salad anyway. Our steak medallions were good, nothing to write home about. The redskinned mashed potatoes were awesome.

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HD
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We are at Wildfire for our anniversary. We got great food and outstanding service! We will be back again!

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OT
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 4

Had eaten at the Wildfire in Oak Brook and had a great time and meal and was looking forward to this location for 19th birthday dinner. Staff at front check in and bar were great, the waiter could not have been more disinterested, it looked like he wanted to be anywhere but there, rarely saw him after ordering, just as well. Apps and bread were good. Prime rib cooked perfectly but came out cool/cold. Silly. Mushroom crusted pork chops overdone and salty and I specifically asked that they not be overcooked to which I got a basic nod as a reply. Wild rice was a gmish of all leftover veggies plus some rice. Why not describe it as such on the menu, I just want wild rice? Got a piece of something and a candle for the birthday girl, don't really remember what it was, must not have been very memorable. Will try Oak Brook again, but not here.....

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KF
Yosemite
6 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing gluten-free menu options! From fresh gluten-free bread to about 50 different menu items we had so much to choose from. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff that went out of their way to cater to our celiac needs

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our server was attentive and professional.

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LG
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

I love this restaurant. I first went to the location in Tyson's corner and fell in love with the crab cakes. The Chicago location did not disappoint. The service was impeccable, the drinks were amazing and the food was wonderful. Also, my cousin has to eat Gluten Free...having an entire menu for her to choose from made her day.

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S
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 3Ambience 5

I was told my meal was totally safe for someone with celiac disease. That was absolutely not true. I've not been that sick in years. Shame on you wildfire. Thank you for ruining my weekend trip to Chicago.

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YU
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I really like this restaurant. Especially soup was so delicious!!

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AB
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 5Ambience 5

Got ribs, was just a little disappointed, but the service was exceptional!! And my wife's food was super delicious 👌 would definitely go back, just not for ribs

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GH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of my favorite restaurants. The food and drinks are excellent and my hostess (Don S.) was attentive, prompt and gave great recommendations! I would definitely visit this location again.

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CS
New England
4 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wildfire Chicago is one of our staples! Excellent food, services & atmosphere. Highly recommend for any occasion.

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BA
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 4Ambience 4

Nothing like my past experiences. Steak was not the same quality as before. Applebees quality at best. And not cooked properly at all. Not worth the money.

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JA
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We have eaten here so many times and have never been disappointed. It’s one of our favorites!

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OT
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I had not been to Wildfire in several years, I recall it being a good experience the first time. I was impressed with the entrees we choose, I had the medallion trio and it was delicious, I tried my date’s porterhouse steak and I was blown away! The bread assortment given before dinner was great, it was obvious that the breads were freshly made. I will definitely return and am certain I will order the porterhouse cut. We chose to sit at the martini lounge and had a wonderful server.

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OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our 34th year anniversary. We love this place! Great food, great service, and great people.

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EU
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great experience celebrated my birthday there food war fabulous as usual!

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CJ
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our server Angela was PHENOMENAL!!! She was very professional and knew her stuff about the entire menu. I would recommend anyone going to Wildfire to request Angela. She's one of their bartenders as well and she make one HELL of a martini!!! This visit was for one of my girlfriends birthday and we were extremely pleased!! Thank you Angela and thank you Wildfire for making this a birthday for her to remember.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was my first time at Wildfire, I was celebrating my birthday and I will definitely be going back! I ordered the CEDAR-PLANKED SALMON with AU GRATIN POTATOES... DELICIOUS! Came out in a good amount of time, perfect temp and beautifully displayed. I had a party of 15 & they all enjoyed their food as well. Also can’t forget about our waiter Marcos he was amazing!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

Party of 5. Seated early. Food was great. Service was great. Everyone was happy until we ordered desert. It took a good 45 mins to bring us the desert. The food order came faster than the desert order. We were wishing we had not ordered desert and could just leave. Otherwise great food, great time.

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JJ
Indiana
13 reviews
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food and service was great! We will definitely be back.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Service was perfect. Thanks Corey for a fun dinner and a complimentary dessert for our girl’s night out! My special (halibut with asparagus) was a little lacking in bold flavor, but still tasty. Overall, great experience and excellent value.

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MT
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great Service, Excellent food for value, no complaints, just wondering why we had not gone the re more often

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J
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Classic steaks with great sides. Our waiter was fantastic!

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OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Very good. One of our filets was a little over done. But not bad.

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TT
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Stay Sitchy 😁😁!! Food was great! Had a good time!

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JC
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

I enjoyed a business luncheon at Wildfire with some colleagues.

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TC
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very Chicago style restaurant. Highly recommended.

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KG
Detroit
10 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We always visit Wildfire when we come to Chicago, we love the steaks and seafood. The service is always great. Thanks for another great meal. We will be back.
Kimberly & Darryl Groce

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

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