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440 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60605-1028
+1 312-663-8920
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
440 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60605-1028
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Reviewed yesterday

Three couples dined at Everest in November, 2017. The dining room itself is beautiful; the views spectacular, the staff extremely attentive and helpful; and most of the food excellent. Those who had the 'signature' lobster appetizer enjoyed it very much; the smoked salmon and scallops...More

Thank IllinoisLovetotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I was intelligent enough to have the superlatives that are worthy of this restaurant. First, I have to acknowledge the outstanding service. We have never been so warmly welcomed at any place we've been. The staff treated us superbly! I would like to...More

Thank Mdinsac
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was all very pretty and well made but of course a cook is only as good as his ingredients. The foie gras was tasty, and the staff very polite and professional. my only real complaint about the place was a fishy scallop that...More

Thank OakLawnJayC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a spectacular 8-course dinner at Everest! I've wanted to dine here for many years and finally made it. The meal was mostly seafood cuisine, with one pheasant course (Ballotine of Pheasant). Especially noteworthy was the Salmon Souffle from the famous Auberge de L'Ill, and...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on a long vacation weekend in Chicago, we splurged on Everest. I had eaten there almost 20 years ago.... it's quite rare for a high-end restaurant to still be in business let alone at top notch quality 2 decades+ after opening. First off, the...More

Thank lansingmitch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a special occasion and had the vegetarian tasting and "wine pairings." Wine pairing were the same for the vegetarian meal as for the meat-heavy tasting menu - so don't see how that was much of a "pairing". Wines were heavily Alsatian (as...More

Thank BlueHenFlyer
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The second best meal I've ever had in Chicago! Expertly prepared food and exceptionally presented. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and accommodating. Impeccable service

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My husband surprised me by taking me here for our anniversary. The view was exceptional, the food was good, but we both felt that our server was mediocre. The rest of the staff was excellent.

Thank takemeaway693
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We have been looking forward to dining here for sometime and I am so sorry to say we were very disappointed. If possible I'd like to write a mixed review. The venue is lovely but my husband needs to use a walker and the restaurant...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It was our first experience at Everest and certainly worth it. We experienced why Chef Joho has been able to ascend to the top of the dining world in Chicago and remain there for 30 years. We ate a sumptuous four-course meal in a private...More

Thank DRGilbert
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$80
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60605-1028
    (Congress & Van Buren)
  • Public Transportation: Right off the LaSalle/Van Buren stop of the Brown Line Trains.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-663-8920
  • E-mail
Located in an unforgettable setting on the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange, Everest allows you and your guests the opportunity to take in the glittering skyline while enjoying Chef/Proprietor J. Joho's world-renowned French cuisine, consisting of the finest seasonal fare, local specialties and organic ingredients. Our luxurious private dining rooms come alive with attentive service and fulfilled requests including personalized menus, customized décor, music, audio-visual presentations and displays. As the only Chicago member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux, Everest accommodates any size affair, from an intimate dinner to a 175-guest soirée.
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