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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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Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

My wife was not with us when we went to Carivale before and I wanted her to experience it. It is west of town in and old warehouse- the old meat packing district, I am told. The theme is Carnivale- Mardi Gras in Brazil. The...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant decor was beautiful. The food was great. There was only one problem. I had made reservation for 4 two weeks in advance. We was seated immediately to back of the restaurant and the entire restaurant was mostly empty. We suggested that they move...More

Thank gdiannthurmond
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had brunch today at Carnivale with 16 members of my family. Great visit today!!! Called earlier in the week to see if I could get a reservation for 17 people and Jaime was very polite and helpful over the phone. I had asked about private...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

My daughter and I took the hubby to Carnivale for his birthday. We were immediately greeted by a manager (Marcus). Marcus was extremely pleasant and friendly. He swiftly escorted us to our table & we were greeted by our 2 servers. The restaurant has a...More

Thank KiKi S
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We just ate at Carnivale again tonight for another birthday celebration, this is probably the forth or fifth birthday celebration we've done here. The food is so good, our server tonight was great as well. I don't think we've ever had anything that wasn't excellent...More

Thank Dlgu32
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We went there on a Saturday night with friends. Food was GREAT. Atmosphere lively (but not too loud) and fun. Corkage fee was quite reasonable. Service was spotty and is the only reason that this is only rated very good. Otherwise, it would have been...More

Thank 4FunWeTravel
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This was our first visit to Carnivale. It is a colorful dining room with a smaller men. We visited for lunch. My husband had the buttermilk fried chicken sandwich. I had a bite. It was good. I ordered the seafood mariscos. I liked the chicken...More

Thank DenverLisa
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I think this restaurant has come of the best Cuban food. Each time I go I realize that the service and food is top notch

Thank kpchitown
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Phenomenal restaurant! So much fun! Dancers dance through the restaurant in latin clothing!!!! Food excellent. Desserts are amazing.

Thank spm2
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful venue for a wedding. I attended a wedding that also had the ceremony on site. The atmosphere is unique, extremely colorful and festive. The staff is very helpful and professional with all needs all evening long. The food is exquisite and it's presentation...More

Thank beachliker
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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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Beverly S
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Response from Lisa R | Reviewed this property |
Not aware of this event. Sorry.
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$40
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
  • 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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