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440 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60605-1028
+1 312-663-8920
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  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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440 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60605-1028
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here several times over the past 10 years,and it's always among the best.Continental cuisine,in a beautiful room unsurpassed except by 16.Chef's take on Dover sole is unique in my experience,and the sunset in this room is at least a 1/3 the experience,though the...More

Thank Julian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is simply put one of the great restaurants in the US. While the service is very good (but not Eleven Madison Park), the food is excellent. There is a tasting menu with wine pairings available as well a choice for a 3 or 4...More

Thank BosoxKen
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This is the the 8th time I've dined at Everest over the past 30 years. I wish I could go more often, but try to save it for the most special of occasions. Chef Joho still oversees the best French restaurant in Chicago and the...More

Thank Wagsdvm
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Top notch atmosphere and view, best food around. Excellent service. Knowledgeable staff. Been there for 30 years

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Most negative reviews are because of a foul up with a window table. Keep this in mind: there are only THREE window tables in the whole place. So if three parties sit down at 5:00 at window tables and do the 7 course tasting menu...More

Thank MarcBaschetti
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Went there prior to a performance of Hamilton. Bad traffic, running late......... they suggested a special pre-theatre menu at no point felt rushed food was superb taxi waiting for us downstairs arranged by them flawless

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Everest remains one of the finest dining experiences in the country. This is a restaurant not to be missed. Chef Joho continues to personally oversee a staff second to none in a space with amazing ambience and mind blowing views. The food is incredible. No...More

2  Thank OhioMaranello
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here before we saw Hamilton and felt like royalty. So many people took such great care of us. We had "the choice" menu. You must have the lobster as one of your starters. The sole and halibut entrees were perfect, light and beautiful...More

1  Thank Emily T
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My wife and I went for our 3 year anniversary dinner. Spectacular sunset view. We had the Everest tasting menu with wine pairing. Fantastic.

Thank perezadamatx
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

It had been about 15 years since I had been here with my husband. This time I ended up going with my three daughters to try for their first time. The restaurant is beautiful with impeccable service and outstanding food. I had the foie grass...More

Thank JLFrazier5
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
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
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
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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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