BLT American Brasserie, located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, offers simply and skillfully-prepared food by acclaimed chef Laurent Tourondel. Tourondel, named Bon Appetit's Restaurateur of the Year 2007, has created a modern day grill that combines his personal global influences with his commitment to utilizing the best ingredients.
Whether meeting for drinks and appetizers with friends or a multi-course, date night dinner, BLT American Brasserie has something for every guest, every palate and every price point. The approachable menu offers a wide variety of salads, sandwiches, sushi rolls, raw bar items, pizzettas, grilled dishes and decadent desserts, served in a casual, brasserie setting.
The restaurant’s design, inspired by the artists, designers and architecture of France between 1915 and 1933, has been revamped by famed Chicago designer Jordan Mozer. It features unique décor elements such as ottomans upholstered in gorgeous mohair, tables crafted from large pieces of mahogany wood, large cubist murals that wrap around the entire space. The lounge, near the Superior Street entrance, features chocolate and intense Chinese red color scheme, while the bar will highlight mustard colors to allow the gold and silver leaf of the relief behind the bar to pop.
BLT American Brasserie’s main dining room seats 180 guests at intimate tables and upholstered banquettes. The lounge area, filled with low-rise tables, leather club chairs, is the perfect setting for sipping a signature craft cocktail or a glass of red, white or bubbly from the 100-bottle wine list. Seasonal alfresco dining is offered on the spacious front patio, located on Superior Street.