Enjoy These Chicago Restaurants with the Best Wine Lists

Couple on dinner date night eating healthy food with quinoa salad and drinking red wine

Chicago is home to tons of amazing restaurants, including restaurants with fabulous wine lists.

Some offer a selection from around the world, while others focus on a specific country or region.

Here are a few of our favorite Chicago restaurants that offer amazing cuisine along with the best wine lists:

Chicago Cut Steakhouse 

The Chicago Cut Steakhouse opened after the founders decided to offer a unique menu, an unmatched wine list, and a modern twist on the usual steakhouse. Nestled along the Chicago River, the restaurant provides picturesque views along with candlelit tables and friendly service.

The knowledgeable waitstaff makes food and beverage recommendations, and the wines come from places such as Australia, Germany, and New Zealand. They can be enjoyed with favorite dishes like Iowa pork chops or Kansas City strip steak.


Found on the 40th floor of theĀ Chicago Stock Exchange, Everest features scenic views of the city’s skyline along with amazing food. The restaurant is renowned for having one of the greatest offerings of Alsace wines in the world, with over 350 selections from this region. Guests enjoy Everest’s upscale atmosphere, and the dining room comes complete with paintings by Chicago artist Adam Siegel. In the kitchen, Chef Joho prepares world-class French cuisine using fresh ingredients. Choices include loin of venison, baked wild sea bass, and Magret of Mulard duck.

The Purple Pig 

Called one of the “Ten Best New Restaurants in America” in 2010, The Purple Pig is where the chefs have a passion for Mediterranean cuisine. Its impressive wine list features nearly 800 different selections, with many coming from Europe. The friendly staff also helps everyone pick the perfect pairings. Popular dishes include pork spare ribs, duck sausage, and ricotta gnocchi.

Along with these enticing restaurants, Catalyst Apartments are also near tranquil spas and top shopping destinations. To call our community home, please contact us to arrange a private showing. You can also use our online scheduler anytime.

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