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The Aviary

953-955 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL
+1 312-226-0868
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork rinds” (5 reviews)
“rice balls” (3 reviews)
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953-955 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place came highly recommended and exceeded expectations!! It was a full sensory experience. Just make sure you make a reservation in advance.

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a nice dinner we went to The Aviary for cocktails. Wow! What a unique menu and atmosphere. The Manhattan in a bag was tons of fun and delicious. Other drinks were also enjoyed. The snack of raw oyster was delicious. I have been wanting...More

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a Preset / Preorder of 3 cocktails each, enjoyed the selection and service. The office is a nice place to enjoy some rare whiskey offerings.

Thank J S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

7 course drinks served at the only two-seat table in the kitchen? Check! One of the most visually interesting and meticulously crafted and curated drinking experiences I've ever had? Check! It was like drinking 7 science experiments in one sitting. The combination of ingredients in...More

Thank michaelcoppage
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The atmosphere is nice, and the staff was very courteous & attentive, but honestly, unless you can REALLY handle a large amount of alcohol, this is a waste of time. Very limited small plate food options, and extremely strong, albeit beautifully crafted, drinks If you...More

1  Thank RSandT
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This was our second time at The Aviary. We enjoy coming here as this is so different than just going for drinks and dinner. You really get to explore drinks that there is no way you can make yourself. Start at the top of the...More

Thank ChiTown69
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Best and most creative drinks you will ever have. Period. You will want to try everything (and probably should).

Thank Aubrey F
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Seriously good drinks! You also HAVE to get a truffle ravioli! I am just in love with the Alinea group and all their restaurants/bars. You definitely should book in advance. I recommend the al Carte option when booking so that you have more freedom selecting...More

Thank Type_A_Trekker
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Undoubtedly a very special experience, but honestly not one that I would repeat any time soon. It’s excessive. Being stopped outside the door to then stand in the dark foyer without greeting until an invitation to “wait here” where you finally get a glimpse of...More

Thank Ces92
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Unique food and cocktails. Like mad scientist Dr. Frankenstein stuff. We're still talking about my Manhattan. It's a "must get" drink experience. The pork rinds and tempura shrimp were excellent.

Thank TJ H
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Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and
Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is
best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo
Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an
up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique
neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and
warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of
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Nancy T
12 November 2017|
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Response from Chip C | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! I am confident the bar is wheelchair accessible and it would be a fantastic finish to a great evening.
10 October 2017|
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Response from CacauBarcellos | Reviewed this property |
Sorry my delay ! You should have 2 hours to enjoy drinks.
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Autumn B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, reservations recommended
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 953-955 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-226-0868
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