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#57 of 7,676 Restaurants in Chicago
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159 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654-3700 (LaSalle and Wells)
+1 312-787-9000
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a reservation for 6. We were on time 4 of us. They had us waiting till the other 2 came. For 30 min. They did not allow us to order. Or have a wine seating. Impolite and rude. I will never go back. Avoid it. Rude.

Thank InspectorGR
Barcelona, Spain
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always on the lookout for that perfect steak? Yes, so am I. The service was a little over the top but the steak was basically to die for. If you want a classic American steakhouse then look no further than wildfire.

Thank Cs57753679
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wildfire seemed like something out of a Chicago movie. A bit off the beaten path...perhaps just a bit dated, but warm and inviting...with a standard menu, but the food was well-prepared and the service was cool, but professional. We visited just after Christmas, so I have to admit the place was beautiful - decorated for the holidays. The evening was... More 

Thank jeffandvince
Zug, Switzerland
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rumanian steak was super delicious. They have really cool wine flights to try different wines. The small salad was gigantic. Great service and super atmosphere.

Thank Cosmopolitan1985
Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I had not been to Wildfire in a while, My company used to do a lot of company lunch and dinners in Chicago and the suburbs. They have a great private dining Lunch and Dinner menu. My last visit I met a friend for Happy Hour. The Happy Hour was a great idea. Full size portions at Happy Hour prices.... More 

Thank Whome88
Brentwood, Missouri
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Wife and I wanted a nice restaurant to dine with our daughter and her husband. We had dined there when they got engaged, so it was time to return. Server was attentive but over bearing. She offered her suggestions at our request and they were well thought out. NY Strip melted in your mouth, the dinner size BLT salad was... More 

Thank Greg R
Michigan City, Indiana
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86 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I have eaten at other Wildfire locations and decided to have my Christmas Eve meal here. I was allowed to seat early and appreciated the attention from the junior staff, but my waiter was pretty busy and not as helpful as anticipated. Bread basket was plentiful and may have been the best part of the meal. The steak was overcooked... More 

Thank Mary Z
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Chicago and met up with friends who are local. Extensive menu and not at all busy. The turkey burger was great and served with a generous portion of roasted vegetables or fries. Our friends had the Angus burger and said it was very good.

Thank Jocelyn K
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Had a group of 10 Everyone had a great meal Steaks cooked perfectly Server was a little hesitant to separate checks for the 5 couples but did after a second request.

Thank runjustin
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202 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The classic steaks and seafood menu is pretty expected, but they make everything well, and the steaks have some interesting crust options (though we didn't try any because we just like a good cut of beef). We came for a 50th wedding anniversary, and I was a little bummed that the wait staff didn't make a slightly bigger deal out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 W Erie St, Chicago, IL 60654-3700
    (LaSalle and Wells)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-9000
Step back in time 60 years 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 quintessential 1940s supper club experience of Wildfire.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?