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4.7 (398) $$$$ $$$$ Bar, Japanese


Summary: Sophisticated cocktails, small plates.

Kumiko offers a unique dining experience with an intimate bar seating for eight and a minimalist omakase-style dining room. The venue shines with its sophisticated cocktails and creative small plates, all infused with Japanese flavors. The outdoor area, The Garden, and the basement space, Kikko, add to the charm, offering an array of sake and food-pairing experiences. The small plates are perfect for sharing, featuring items like Peruvian bay scallops and Japanese fried chicken, each presented with artistic flair. For those looking to explore, Kumiko also provides cocktail and sake flights to enhance the culinary journey. This West Loop gem is a true celebration of Japanese culinary artistry, offering a cozy yet elegant atmosphere for guests to enjoy a curated selection of drinks and dishes.


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Ranked # 8 in North America 2023
Ranked # 5 in North America 2022
Ranked # 19 in North America 2024
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4 Diamonds


630 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60661

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