Chicago's Best Places to Meet Friends


From menus featuring tapas and shared plates to quiet, cozy atmospheres, these Chicago restaurants are perfect for rekindling friendships.

Taverna 750

Italian • Lakeview

Food25 Decor24 Service22 Cost$35
Sable Kitchen & Bar

French • River North

Food25 Decor23 Service23 Cost$47
Café Ba-Ba-Reeba!

Spanish • Lincoln Park

Food25 Decor23 Service22 Cost$36
Gilt Bar

River North

Food24 Decor23 Service22 Cost$37
Osteria Via Stato

Italian • River North

Food24 Decor21 Service22 Cost$39
Old Town Social

American • Old Town

Food20 Decor20 Service18 Cost$28