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Carnivale

702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
+1 312-850-5005
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
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21 - 30 of 613 reviews

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We had a large group of girls and went as part of a bachelorette weekend trip. This place will certainly make you happy upon entering due to its lively decor! I tried a couple of the cocktails and enjoyed them- interesting and flavorful. The food...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Location is kinda ok, more like an industrial factory block. Decor - Impressive, sort of South American theme, Seating - Multiple seating areas, large main dining room, a smaller lounge , another small sitting area and small enclosed sitting area similar to cabanas on the...More

Thank cruiserguy2324
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This place was so unique. We had the Peruvian chicken, blackened bass and ribs. They were awesome as was the ice cream cake for dessert. The super high ceilings with the giant lamps make for a memorable supper. Our server was also great. I felt...More

1  Thank Kirk M
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Food was okay at best but the atmosphere is amazing. It looks like something out of a Dr. Seuss book!

Thank nicoleamsa
Reviewed 6 December 2017

A group of 10 went there for a pre Christmas office get together . I liked the atmosphere with bright bold colors adding to the ambiance. Food was excellent as was the wait staff. I would go there again. We sampled the majority of the...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Well Carnivale is what you hear, a place to be, or be seen, but is there real value?, is the service outstanding? I would give the location a "b" in Chicago true style of having high standards, they are more factory then funny filled event!...More

Thank stalkinghorse
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We visited this property in a small group of six without reservation. As it was early in evening, 6pm, was able to get a table with minimum wait. An hour later the restaurant and bar were packed with several people waiting. I would say food...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

The waiter pushed some menus on us saying the foods were the best menu for the day. We were gravely disappointed because my whole family was there to celebrate a birthday. Most of the foods were like leftovers. The quality of food served have gone...More

Thank yk38
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I went to this restaurant for a business dinner. Fun atmosphere and good quality Latin American food. The ceviche sampler was particularly tasty. For dessert we tried the "Cuban cigar" (see photo). It is literally services in a "smoking" (not real cigar smoke, of course)...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The carnival vibe is present in the dining room -- complete with a (rather lame) acrobat show during dinner. Somewhat noisy for our taste. The food is very good, the service good as well. We felt a bit old for the mainly 20-30 something crowd...More

Thank Jeff S
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West Loop
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
...More
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Beverly S
26 April 2018|
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Response from Lisa R | Reviewed this property |
Not aware of this event. Sorry.
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LiveToTravel621
19 May 2017|
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Response from lauralei99 | Reviewed this property |
They do not.
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E_3151
12 November 2015|
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Response from Jason R | Reviewed this property |
I wear jeans and a dress shirt, but you could wear casual or a suit... that's what is so great about this place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
    (Halsted)
  • Public Transportation: Bus: The #8 Halsted at Fulton Market/Lake: 2 minute walk The # 65 Grand Avenue at Desplaines:10 minute walk The # 56 Milwaukee stops at Fulton/Desplaines: 2 minute walk Train: The Blue Line at Milwaukee/Grand: 10 minute walk The Pink Line at Clinton: 5 min walk The Green Line at Clinton: 5 min walk
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-850-5005
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