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Murasaki Sake Lounge

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211 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611-3468
+1 312-266-2280
18:00 - 02:00
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Sun 18:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 18:00 - 02:00
Sat 19:00 - 03:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Murasaki has an extensive and excellent nihonshu menu and a nice atmosphere for quiet conversation. This place is a little random as it is part sake lounge, karaoke box and restaurant,but somehow it all works. The staff is always extremely polite and attentive. Recommend it for anyone looking for an after-dinner drink.

Thank markjoescott
Redmond, Washington
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

I was there in March with my buddy who lives in Chicago. I really liked the servers there. They all were very attentive. I especially enjoyed conversing with one of them who spoke Japanese, Chinese and English. She really made my visit interesting and special.

Thank Nawoki I
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

This is a hidden gem! Amazing good, service and if you have never experienced sake before this is place to go... The menu gives trial sake so you can decide your favourite! Food was absolutely gorgeous!!

Thank natalie j
Nagoya, Japan
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2015

While on holiday, we stopped into Murasaki sake lounge to celebrate. The sake (nihonshu) list is decent. Plus, they offer shochu as well. The food selection is small but good. The owner is very attentive. He is from Japan and is highly knowledgeable about sake. I hated that we were only able to visit this establishment once. However, I plan... More 

1 Thank Cheyenne H
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1,018 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Great lounge, great drinks, great food, great service. There's karaoke at Murasaki Lounge as well, but I can't vouch for that. There's a decent variety of Japanese drinks offered here, but sake is the main staple. The atmosphere and lighting make it a pretty good sit back and chill kind of a place.

2 Thank Tunaidi
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 December 2011

really like the food, but was super-impressed by the attentive staff. would (and have!) recommended to friends & family

1 Thank healthEtreament

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
19:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611-3468
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighbourhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: +1 312-266-2280

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