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Santorini Restaurant

#554 of 7,610 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
West Loop
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138 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661-3508
+1 312-829-8820
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Fairfax, Virginia
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I enjoyed a wonderful meal at Santorini. After a stressful week, it was the perfect place to unwind and enjoy authentic Greek cuisine. We shared the grilled calamari-it was cooked to perfection. The village salad was exactly as I remember from Athens. I had a shrimp dish for the main course and my daughter had chicken. Both... More 

Thank mjfromva040
Lisle, Illinois
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my wife after a concert and this dinner was very good. The service was great as well.

Thank MBAF174
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Santorini has been a favorite for my husband and me. We took out of town family there for dinner and they loved it. We ordered lots of different appetizers and entrees and shared them. We had excellent food, fabulous waiter who helped make the evening special. Lots of choices in Greek town but Santorini remains our favorite!

Thank Diane Z
Saint Charles, Illinois
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We love Santorini! I like Greek Islands as well but they are totally different. Santorini is quaint and warm. It is not such a "get em in, get em out" sort of experience like Greek Islands. You can have a romantic dinner and have a conversation in a booth where you can both sit on one side if you'd like.... More 

1 Thank PaulaG63
Chicago, Illinois
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356 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Greek Islands had a 30 minute wait (and they didn't care if you waited or not) so we went across the street. Very good first experience. Every bit as good as Greek Islands without the wait or crowd. The whole Snapper for two was fantastic! Great saganaki and baklava. Excellent service. I will definitely return.

1 Thank SamAdamsGhost
Miami, Florida
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This has been my top 3 spots to always go to when going to Greek Town, so many choices on the menu. Everything is fresh, with great service as well. I would recommend this to anyone that wants a fine dinning meal with a Greek flair.

1 Thank Alessandro0491
Chicago, Illinois
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117 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Normally done across the street at the Greek Islands but last night was a 45 minute wait and we had the kids so did not want to wait. Went across Santorini's had immediate seating, no wait. After seated took 15 minutes for our cocktails to arrive. Ordered taramasalota and took twenty minutes. Ordered second round of drinks, another ten minutes.... More 

1 Thank temple1120
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145 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The 30 minute Authentic Greek Chicken is a broiled half a chicken that is some of the juiciest, most flavorful poultry you will ever have. Everything is delicious. The grilled calamari and octopus is yummy plus.

Thank postal49740
Highland Park, IL
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was once our favorite of the Greek restaurants in the area. Can't say that we will be returning. Fish, once reliable and nicely prepared, was badly cooked and had some sort of strong, not so tasty, sauce. Others in our party complained about the food as well. It gets 2 stars, rather than 1, because it is a pleasant... More 

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Lisle, Illinois
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Sat outside and have the pork chop, service was good and it was a great night. The drinks were very unusual and very good. Desert was also excellent.

Thank MBAF174

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661-3508
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-829-8820

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in West Loop

Neighbourhood Profile
West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of dining and nightlife options. If your timing is right, you can take part in neighborhood events like the West Loop Farmers Market, Craft Beer Fest, or the Randolph Street Market Festival.
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