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Santorini Restaurant

#540 of 7,676 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
West Loop
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138 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661-3508
+1 312-829-8820
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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136 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There's lot better Greek in Greektown than this place. The food is not fresh, not well prepared. Hey, they are busy enough, so I guess that they don't care much. Won't be back.

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Thank RML1
Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch in a frigid Chicago winter day. The fireplace was welcoming, the wait staff was attentive and friendly and the food was very good. The blue and white decor looks like you would imagine for Greek isle location. Upon sitting down we were served warm and crusty bread which had great texture and flavor. We ordered the... More 

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Thank mikexyz22
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I have been telling people about this restaurant since they first squeezed my husband and I in for a quite dinner nearly a year ago. Recently a friend went to trip advisor to verify my review, so here I am making sure everyone knows just how incredible Santorini is. I had been to Greek town in Chicago on my last... More 

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Thank Erin C
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Everything we had was fabulous- every dish was prepared with care! They get busy but we were seated right away on a Friday night at 6:30.

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Thank Badgermimi
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Well after seeing a program on the best seafood restaurants in Chicago i had to give it a try. This place was outstanding. The seafood platter was a great taste of what yhey have to offer. I had a Shrimp dish baked with a tomatoe sauce and feta cheese. I yhought i died and went to heaven the shrimp where... More 

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Thank Anthony V
Fairfax, Virginia
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

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 

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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 14 November 2016 via mobile

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

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Thank MBAF174
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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!

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Thank Diane Z
Saint Charles, Illinois
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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 

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Chicago, Illinois
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390 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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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