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440 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60605-1028
+1 312-663-8920
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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440 S La Salle St, Chicago, IL 60605-1028
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully decorated restaurant with exquisite food and a good even though in occasions slightly uncoordinated service.

Thank Helmut_Clemens2014
SocialBD, General Manager at Everest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, no matter the feedback its always great to learn from all experiences. I am glad you enjoyed the food and decor and we hope you join us again in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dining there for 15 years whenever we are in Chicago. The food and service are impeccable and they must be to justify the cost. However, if you believe you deserve the finest once in a while, you’ll love Everest. Seasonal menus, excellent options without being...More

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SocialBD, General Manager at Everest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing, it means a lot to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you join us again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Gorgeous restaurant with amazing views of the city, however, if we went back I would request a table nearer the windows as we were to the back of the room and as a result didn't get the full benefit. The restaurant space works really well...More

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Restaurant is on the 40th floor, you take an elevator to the 39th then transfer to the restaurant's elevator for the last floor. Great views, refined staff, excellent wine list. All the makings of a fine meal. The winter menu had recently been implemented. I...More

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SocialBD, General Manager at Everest, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you for dining with us at Everest. We are glad to hear your experience was a memorable one. We know that you have a choice of many restaurants to dine at in Chicago and greatly appreciate you choosing us. I am so gad you...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals I have ever had. Yes, it is a little fancy but it is fine dining. The food was amazing, excellent selection. Plus you get an awesome view as well. We had a six course meal and every course was divine!...More

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SocialBD, General Manager at Everest, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review us, my1stmac. We know that you have a choice of many restaurants to dine at in Chicago and greatly appreciate that you chose us. I am glad you loved the view and the 6 six...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

There are so few restaurants like this any more, where the food, service and view make you feel like a king and queen if just for a few hours. The menu was spot-on. We started with the renowned warm lobster appetizer, which was out of...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

My husband and I had dinner at Everest for my birthday. We were seated at a window table with a great view. Servers were very attentive and the food came out more quickly than we had expected. We started with glasses of champagne (about 6...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

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 11 November 2017

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
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Response from OakLawnJayC | Reviewed this property |
It was cloudy when I was their but I think the windows faced South so I don't think so
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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View
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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