Welcome to North Pond Restaurant. All of the tables at North Pond are by reservation only. Our patio tables are seated by request to guests with reservations on a first come, first served basis. Our intimate setting is such that we can accommodate a certain number of people in an evening. We do our best to accommodate requests and we honor those requests on a first come, first served basis. Please be gracious if we cannot honor your request. Weather permitting we open the French Doors in the front room. We do not offer valet parking. Should you have any questions or if there is anything we can do for you, please ask.
Situated in the heart of Lincoln Park, at the edge of a pond overlooking the dramatic Chicago skyline, North Pond can easily claim the loveliest setting in the city. The structure that houses North Pond was built in 1912 as a warming shelter for ice skaters, and has been redesigned according to the Arts and Crafts tradition. The Arts and Crafts ideal is also found throughout North Pond’s culinary style. Drawing inspiration from the local market, Chef César Murillo utilizes exceptional ingredients at the height of their season. North Pond supports small local farmers, growers and producers and treats their product with respect and care in the kitchen. The path from earth to plate remains clear and our cuisine reflects the decor of the dining room – layers of subtle craft beneath a simple decorative style.