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123 N Jefferson St, Ste L-1
Chicago, IL 60661

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(312) 441-1920

  • Sun - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Mon - Thu 11:30am - 9:30pm
  • Fri 11:30am - 10:30pm
  • Sat 4:30pm - 10:30pm

Cuisine: American Restaurants, Coffee and Tea, Most Romantic Restaurants, Steak Restaurants

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4.9 of 5.0 from 61 reviews

price range:$26 to $50



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  • Eating For Sanity on Jul 05, 2013

    Sepia is one of only 16 restaurants in the city to receive one Michelin star. This rating is reserved for restaurants that have excellent cuisine for their specific category. Sepia is built in...

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  • Erik S.Not a great place or service

    55555 by Erik S.

  • Shannon H.Sepia was nominated for Outstanding Wine Program 2017 James Beard Award.

    55555 by Shannon H.

  • Ja_Moi_IGreat wines.

    55555 by Ja_Moi_I

  • Cristina D.Went to Sepia for the Restaurant Week. Food was deli and the service outstanding. Will be back!

    55555 by Cristina D.

  • Chicago TribuneAndrew Zimmerman is barely a blip on the celebrity-chef radar, perhaps, but he’s a familiar name where it counts: in the industry.

    33333 by Chicago Tribune

  • Nauman N.Lunch does it disappoint though be prepared to spend 90 minutes

    55555 by Nauman N.

  • Caitlinpatio is great

    55555 by Caitlin

  • Eater2014 Clos Cibonne Côtes de Provence Cru Classé Rosé ($15). "An extremely versatile rosé that is more than freshness and approachability,” says advanced sommelier Arthur Hon.

    55555 by Eater

  • EaterSepia continues to be one of the most consistent restaurants in Chicago. Andrew Zimmerman's menus paired with a cutting-edge beverage program makes it a complete experience.

    55555 by Eater

  • Bobby KennedyIncredible food and drinks. The duck breast and the red fish were fantastic, and the wine list is encyclopedic.

    55555 by Bobby Kennedy

  • Hank sFancy place but food was excellent. Somewhat loud environment

    55555 by Hank s

  • Shinji K.Unaccountably posh. But happy hour is a good deal

    55555 by Shinji K.

  • Larisa GrollemondSunchoke soup was the hit of the evening, plus all the fish dishes are great. Nice selection of interesting wines by the glass and a nice atmosphere overall.

    55555 by Larisa Grollemond

  • KenSit down for the trading menu and wine pairing

    55555 by Ken

  • Oh S.Tasting menu is great value. Good wine list.

    55555 by Oh S.

  • SCOTT B.Everything was great! The kale salad, the char, the chicken, the peanut butter and chocolate coconut cake, the ambience, the great service, all great👍👍

    55555 by SCOTT B.

  • Adam T.Slightly stark (maybe Starck, given the light fixtures?), the apps were not quite spot on, but I had the most technically proficient salmon (with amazing crispy skin) ever.

    55555 by Adam T.

  • ChrisMost underrated fine dining in Chicago.

    55555 by Chris

  • Andrew G.Amazing food, amazing service! Definitely recommend!!

    55555 by Andrew G.

  • C. T.Staff is very friendly. Good environment. Try the SeaBass.Ask for Andres or Sal to serve you

    55555 by C. T.

  • Matt G.Awesome cocktails. Sit at the bar and enjoy watching the process

    55555 by Matt G.

  • Michelin Travel & LifestyleSip a retro cocktail with spaghetti and crusty bread. For dessert, it’s malted milk and peanut butter feuilletine. – Green Guide Editor

    55555 by Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

  • TatiSimply flawless.

    55555 by Tati

  • Chris K.Great experience really good food

    55555 by Chris K.

  • Kerstin B.Order the Cat's Pajamas, the house version of a Manhattan. It's, well, the cat's pajamas!

    55555 by Kerstin B.

  • Kirstjen L.Very good charcuterie, and the most generous charcuterie I've seen in Chicago. Easily enough for a couple of people.

    55555 by Kirstjen L.

  • J.J. W.Like Manhattans? Drink the Cat's Pajamas it's triumphant.

    55555 by J.J. W.

  • Kirstjen L.The chilled pea soup is really bright and flavorful.

    55555 by Kirstjen L.

  • EaterAndrew Zimmerman's menus paired with a cutting-edge beverage program makes it a complete experience. [Eater 38 Member]

    55555 by Eater

  • Adam G.Tasting menu is ANZAING.

    55555 by Adam G.

  • Paulo S.Great place.

    55555 by Paulo S.

  • Time Out ChicagoThe winner: the Sepia Mule, the bar’s take on the Moscow Mule, made with ginger-infused vodka for a spicy-yet-refreshing sip: http://tmoutchi.us/13EV7jr

    55555 by Time Out Chicago

  • Jeff2013 - 1 Michelin Star

    55555 by Jeff

  • Tyler C.Definitely make a reservation with Open Table. We still had to wait for our table even when we were early for the reservation, so it is definitely a good idea.

    33333 by Tyler C.

  • Jake CrockettMake sure you or someone you're with know what the fancy terms for the dishes mean.

    33333 by Jake Crockett

  • Chicago magazineAndrew Zimmerman's evolving menu specializes in quiet standouts packed with big flavors and fun details, like brûléed miso or smoked potato gnocchi.

    55555 by Chicago magazine

  • Time Out ChicagoThe Easter offering takes the form of a holiday prix fixe, with dishes like farmer’s cheese blintzes, a breakfast strada with ramps and shiitake mushrooms, and French toast with bacon butterscotch.

    55555 by Time Out Chicago

  • Mary Kay H.I recommend the French 75

    55555 by Mary Kay H.

  • Chicago Realtor M.The drinks at the bar are amazing. The decor in Sepia is beautiful!

    55555 by Chicago Realtor M.

  • Nick G.I just hung out at the bar by my lonesome and I felt pretty cool doing it. The old fashion is pretty good, though not the best I've ever had.

    55555 by Nick G.

  • Lauren C.The vegetarian options are very limited, but the root vegetable pot pie was unique and yummy!

    55555 by Lauren C.

  • Time Out ChicagoNo time for dinner? Opt for the lounge, a gingery Sepia Mule cocktail and the sweet-salty-smoky flatbread of fresh peaches, creamy blue cheese and bacon

    55555 by Time Out Chicago

  • Time Out ChicagoNo time for dinner? Opt for the lounge, a gingery Sepia Mule cocktail and the sweet-salty-smoky flatbread of fresh peaches, creamy blue cheese and bacon

    55555 by Time Out Chicago

  • Dj Malik S.Its a Nice spot

    55555 by Dj Malik S.

  • Eric M.Mr. Pearson serves up some perfectly balanced creations at this gem. True classic cocktails.

    55555 by Eric M.

  • InterContinental ChicagoLocated in what used to be an 1890 print shop. The Chef seeks to bring back traditional cooking practices while staying at the cutting edge of taste. Dinner only served on Saturdays & Sundays.

    55555 by InterContinental Chicago

  • ~ebOMG The porterhouse pork chop is AMAZING

    55555 by ~eb

  • Maya R.Very good cocktails, sadly they don't have all the great brands

    55555 by Maya R.

  • John M.Kerry the hostess was awesome and accommodating after tough time finding restaurant

    55555 by John M.

  • Michelin Travel & LifestyleDark and sultry, Sepia is great for a date. Things should go especially well after a few of their expertly stirred cocktails. - Inspector

    55555 by Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

  • Bryan H.tasty food, dreamy owner. :)

    55555 by Bryan H.

  • zoomvacations.comgo early and grab a drink at the bar before your dinner. Sepia has some of the best, most creative and tasty cocktails in the city.

    55555 by zoomvacations.com

  • Elizabeth T.Beautiful food, great service. My new go-to place for a working lunch!

    55555 by Elizabeth T.

  • Crain's Chicago BusinessFrisée salad with poached duck egg and bacon is our go-to for a smaller lunch. Here it is simple but well-executed, the salad's vinaigrette and lightly pickled shallots setting off the richer flavors.

    55555 by Crain's Chicago Business

  • Shave R.Making reservations for 5 or more? Ask 4 table 60 or 70. Both are private w a view. You're in for a treat

    55555 by Shave R.

  • Crain's Chicago BusinessButtermilk ice cream adds an unexpected but welcome tang to white chocolate mascarpone tart scented with cinnamon, and coconut ice cream sets off tropical fruit compote with passion fruit rum sauce.

    55555 by Crain's Chicago Business

  • Janet J.a classic Bombay sapphire martini comes in a classic coupe. and it is simply delicious.

    55555 by Janet J.

  • Roderic M.Get the bacon wrapped trout and the French 76 drink

    55555 by Roderic M.

  • Socca C.great place....great chef. we love this place!

    55555 by Socca C.

  • Cristina CGet Joshua to make you his cynar/champagne cocktail. It is magic.

    55555 by Cristina C

  • Jacob JAmazing cocktails. try them

    55555 by Jacob J

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