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Here's A Sneak Peek At The 2016 Restaurant Week List

By Anthony Todd in Food on Jan 4, 2016 3:13PM


Updated Jan. 5 at 10:00 a.m.: Reservations open at noon Tuesday, so act quickly.

Restaurant Week, the attempt to get you to dine out in January when restaurants would otherwise be dead, is upon us. The serious Restaurant Week people always want to get their reservations in as early as possible, but the list hasn't been released yet. Or has it?

Officially, according to ChooseChicago, the complete list will be up on (the link goes nowhere right now) pretty soon, but it isn't live yet. Restaurant Week, which is now actually Restaurant Weeks, runs from Jan. 22 to Feb. 4. Thanks to a tip off on Reddit, we may have an early list of all of the participating restaurants - at least all of the ones that use OpenTable.

It looks like Opentable already has a filter that sorts for participation in Restaurant Week 2016. There are 263 participating restaurants right now. In case they catch on and get rid of it, take a look below.


We'll wait to analyze the list (and get you the best values) until the official list, along with official menus, comes out, but if you want to get the jump on the entire city, here's your chance.