Gold Coast Dining in Chicago | The Clare Senior Living

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The Difference is Here for the Tasting

Dining at The Clare in Chicago is a social and culinary event, with a full and varied gamut of gourmet offerings developed by Executive Chef Hagop Hagopian. Chef Hagop and his team strive to deliver exceptional quality in the food they serve, and they take pride in their innovative cuisine. This passion for providing the best quality entrées to residents helped form a partnership with local mushroom supplier, Four Star Mushrooms. The Clare receives priority selection of gourmet mushrooms second to only Alinea.

Finest Gold Coast Restaurants in Chicago, Right Here at The Clare

Take your pick from The Clare’s four dining venues:

The Ambassador Lounge- The Ambassador Lounge is a truly relaxing and comfortable space that offers small bites and a wide selection of spirits and cocktails. Join fellow residents for happy hour or come by for after-dinner drinks.

The Abbey on 53  - Sophisticated and memorable experiences happen at The Abbey on 53. Enjoy breathtaking views, complemented by the extravagant menu creations. When it comes to fine dining in Chicago, The Abbey on 53 goes unmatched. Enjoy inspired dishes like squab, branzino and Wagyu filet, with each course expertly paired with the perfect wine.

The Grafton – Spacious with a traditional elegance, The Grafton provides a taste of classic cuisines with modern touches. Savor small plates like foie gras and shrimp scampi, salads with farm-fresh ingredients and entrées with ranging from filet mignon to sablefish. The Grafton serves as a favorite for Chicago indoor dining among residents and family members alike.

The Bistro –  Craving a more casual experience? The Bistro guarantees a bright and energizing atmosphere that offers diners sophisticated comfort food. You could begin your meal with a shrimp cocktail, a fabulous salad or one of our house-made soups. The entrées range from a Prime burger cooked to perfection to chef-inspired pasta dishes, as well as plant-based options to please every palate. When weather allows, enjoy your meal on our outdoor terrace for an unparalleled outdoor Chicago dining experience.

Prefer to dine at home? Take advantage of The Clare’s takeout service, or have your meal delivered right to your door.

As you can see, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to dining at The Clare. And for those nights you choose to eat out? Within walking distance of The Clare, you’ll find an abundance of Chicago’s best-known restaurants, including Bistronomic, NoMI and more.