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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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“cotton candy” (47 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (37 reviews)
“ceviche” (47 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
702 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60661-1002
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful evening at Carnivale. Waiter was extremely helpful and we selected quite a few starters to share between us without going for a main course. The mixed ceviches were great as were the rest of our dishes. We then went for a couple...More

Thank spiv005
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, colorful decor and delicious food. I️ subtracted one star because the server didn’t relay a special request that I️ had asked for. Overall, it was a great dining experience.

Thank TitanShane
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Carnivale has excellent food, good service and an amazing decor with a wild assortment of colors and shapes that somehow work great together. So what is the problem? They have added a fish bar with a neon sign toward the middle right of the main...More

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I love this place. Its so colorful with such a amazing environment. If someone is visiting Chicago for 1-2 days trip please do visit this place for lunch when there is live music or Friday nights for Samba. Sangria & cotton candy are so fancy...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Liked that they had valet. Many facets to this restaurant. Was there for an event, so we were able to taste a few different things. The food did not disappoint. A was not impressed with the service. Got hit in the head twice by the...More

Thank Dennis R
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

Thank TripPhotographer52
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

1  Thank Scenic35565
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
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
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Mike W
29 October 2018|
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Response from Kim R | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe they do.
Beverly S
26 April 2018|
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Response from Lisa R | Reviewed this property |
Not aware of this event. Sorry.
19 May 2017|
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They do not.
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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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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