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N9ne Steakhouse

January 22, 2009
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Filet, Lobster, & grilled mushrooms


Swordfish topped with Crabmeat & Pea Risotto

For NYE in Chicago, my friends and I had dinner at this swanky restaurant and lounge. The Palms Hotel in Las Vegas also has a N9ne steakhouse, which I have never tried before. N9ne Chicago has a club-like vibe which made me glad we sat in a semi – private room in the back but it was still a bit loud. Ben Gordon (and his lady friend) were seated in the first booth from the front entrance! He probably noticed us freaking out because we did not do a great job of hiding our excitement.  🙂

The decor was clean and modern and the service was great. The waiter was experienced and helpful, but had to scream over the music and conversation to deliver the specials. We had the whole shebang – apps, entree, wine, champagne, dessert, and coffee. Everything was good. Nothing blew me away, but  I’d go back again for the atmosphere. Next time I’ll scale back and just order an entree with a glass of wine. Our NYE pricetag was $160 per person not including the drinks we had after dinner at Ghostbar upstairs.

N9ne Steakhouse
440 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60606