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4.5 (1,394) $$$$ $$$$ American, Modern


Summary: Casual, lively dining with a kitchen view.

Roister, a creation of Alinea Group, offers a unique dining experience in a lively setting where the kitchen takes center stage and guests are treated to a show of culinary expertise. Enjoy rustic yet refined dishes while watching the chefs at work in an atmosphere that's as vibrant as the food is flavorful. With an industrial chic decor and a menu that favors hearty, familiar tastes, Roister stands out as a more casual but equally engaging sibling to its more formal counterparts. The central hearth and oversized prep area provide a theatrical backdrop to the dining experience, ensuring that a meal here is not just about the food but also the ambiance. Whether you're here for the smoked oysters with chipotle butter or the braised and fried chicken, Roister guarantees a memorable meal in a bustling, energetic setting.


4 Diamonds
4 Diamonds
2 Toques
2 Toques
Best Chicago Takeout Restaurants
50 Best
James Beard
Best Chefs - Nominee 2018
Best New Restaurant - Semifinalist 2017


951 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607

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