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The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel

108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
(312) 573-6695
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“scones” (18 reviews)
“lemon curd” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful lobby that provides a nice respite from the tour of the day. Service was exceptional and food was delicious. We were able to savor our tea and scones and sandwiches and sweets without being rushed. We lingered for a while and enjoyed the ambiance....More

Thank luxetrip
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear luxetrip, Thank you for choosing The Lobby for Afternoon Tea. We appreciate your gracious comments about our service, ambiance and food. We look forward to serving you again soon. Warm regards, Vincent Prioult Resident Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb offerings and service. Beautiful, ample, architectural masterpiece with very good views. Well lit. The flower arrangements that adorn it every day set the tone!

Thank chichenuxmal
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear chichenuxmal, Thank you for dining at The Lobby at The Peninsula Chicago. We appreciate your kind remarks on the décor and ambiance of The Lobby. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards, Vincent Prioult Resident Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top notch Sunday brunch--very pricy. They accidently cleared our table when we were up getting seconds and then comped us one breakfast and one drink!! Nice music as well.

Thank AKW52245
Peninsula_CH, General Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear AKW52245, Thank you for visiting The Lobby at The Peninsula Chicago. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the Sunday Brunch and the ambiance. We look forward to serving you again. Warm regards, Maria Zec General Manager

Reviewed 11 July 2017

this is perhaps the finest hotel and restaurant experience in Chicago. It reminds me alot of the restaurant in the Plaza Hotel in New York . Very chique. The night we were there, Jimmy Buffet was there as well. Its the place to be seen...More

Thank Jim A
Peninsula_CH, General Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear Jim A, Thank you for sharing your nice note about The Lobby at The Peninsula Chicago. We appreciate your comments about the service, ambiance and food. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards, Maria Zec General Manager

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Full disclosure, we only went for drinks and dessert. But the Obsession Chocolate Cake was divine! And the service impeccable. They are not very busy at this time, especially on a weeknight, so you can just stop in. Great view of their courtyard dining area...More

Thank activenretired
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Dear activenretired, Thank you for visiting The Lobby at The Peninsula Chicago. We truly appreciate your feedback about the Chocolate Obsession Cake, service and ambiance. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards, Vincent Prioult Resident Manager

Reviewed 24 June 2017

As a treat, I took my adult daughter to the High Tea. It was wonderful - the ambience was lovely, the server was outstanding, the presentation of the food (and champagne) was just as one would imagine at the highest of teas - similar to...More

Thank suestanek
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear suestanek, Thank you for choosing The Lobby for Afternoon Tea. We are delighted to hear that you and your daughter had a memorable experience. We appreciate your kind remarks about our service, the cuisine and presentation. Thank you for sharing your gracious review on...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

My girlfriend and I had another amazing dinner yesterday evening at The Lobby. We had the Tuna Tartare appetizer and the Crisp Skin Ora King Salmon entree. The Tuna Tartare includes avocado and an amazing and very light Asian sauce. The salmon was served with...More

Thank david2017910
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Dear david2017910, Thank you for choosing The Lobby at The Peninsula Chicago. We are delighted to read that you and your girlfriend had a memorable dining experience. We appreciate your kind remarks about the cuisine, flavors and presentation. I will be sure to share your...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We always eat here and it is a treat. Service is always very good. Wait staff is friendly and informed. It is cozy and quiet.

Thank Susan S
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Dear Ms. Susan S, Thank you for visiting The Lobby at The Peninsula Chicago. I am happy to read that you enjoyed our friendly service, the food and atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards, Vincent Prioult Resident Manager

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We loved this restaurant. The food, drinks, decor, and service were all wonderful. We had the Flatbread and Lobster Cobb which were both superb. The restaurant is just beautiful. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank fredraymond522
Peninsula_CH, Manager at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Dear fredraymond522, Thank you for visiting The Lobby at The Peninsula Chicago. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the cuisine, drinks and our service. We truly appreciate your recommendation and we look forward to serving you again. Warm regards, Vincent Prioult Resident Manager

Reviewed 20 May 2017

After seeing the matinee of Hamilton, eight of us were looking for a place for cocktails pre-dinner. This was the perfect place. Outstanding service, great drinks and we could talk to each other in a civil manner. They brought bowls of complimentary snacks to our...More

Thank Spiketon
Peninsula_CH, Director of Food and Beverage at The Lobby at the Peninsula Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Spiketon, Thank you for sharing your positive comments. We are delighted to hear that you and your friends enjoyed the drinks, service and the festive ambiance. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. Kind regards, Christopher Pageaud Director of Food...More

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haajira_khan
10 July 2015|
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Response from Natalie289 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I didn't have dinner there, only lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$75
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:30
Saturday
06:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
    (Michigan Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line - Chicago; Michigan Avenue and Chicago Avenue CTA Bus Routes
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: (312) 573-6695
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Peninsula Chicago
Description
Enjoy spectacular dining in The Lobby, which was recently awarded a perfect Five Star review by Time Out Chicago Food Editor David Tamarkin. Experience a memorable dinner featuring incredible dishes in a contemporary yet approachable American style, complemented by live music. Traditional Afternoon Tea is served daily, while the weekend offers a fabulous Sunday brunch accompanied by a vivacious string quartet, together with the delectable "Chocolate After Dark". Children’s menus are available with a variety of offerings.
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