Russian Tea Time

77 E Adams St ChicagoIL60603
Open
Sunday
2:30am-9:00pm
Monday
2:30am-9:00pm
Tuesday
2:30am-9:00pm
Wednesday
2:30am-9:00pm
Thursday
2:30am-9:00pm
Friday
2:30am-11:59pm
Saturday
2:30am-11:59pm
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club
Average Rating
4
Total Reviews
(102)
Recommended 0
Not Recommended 0
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Description

A seventeen year old Chicago landmark restaurant has not stopped impressing locals and international tourists alike. Located in the heart of Chicago's artistic district, Russian Tea Time reinvented nostalgic cuisine of the former Soviet Union. Its extensive, elaborate and very descriptive menu features excellent vegetarian fare, along with wild game, poultry and specialty meat dishes. A mix of...
by gogobot on May 26, 2015 from gogobot

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When you wanna shake up your dining routine, swing by this oldie for some blini and stroganoff.
by Citysearch on December 27, 2013 from Citysearch
I love Russian Tea Time. Ok, it's a little old-fashioned and gilded, and the menu isn't particularly trendy. But it's got a great vodka selection and a smoked fish platter for two that can't be beat, covered with herring, salmon, caviar, blini and traditional fixins.
by Citysearch on December 27, 2013 from Citysearch

Editorial Reviews

Convenient to the Art Institute and CSO, this "comfy", "old-world" Loop Russian proffers "boldly flavored" "dacha comfort food" and other "well-prepared" specialties via servers with "discretion and elan worthy of any haute Muscovite"; "exquisite teas" and "house-infused vodkas" round out the meal, though "prices on the high side" are part of the package.
by zagat on January 21, 2014 from zagat
When you wanna shake up your dining routine, swing by this oldie for some blini and stroganoff.
by Carly Boers on November 12, 2012 from Citysearch
Exotica is on the menu and in the air at this spot that's favored by visitors to the nearby Art Institute and the Symphony Center. Mahogany trim, samovars, and balalaika music set the stage for dishes from Russia and neighboring republics (the owners hail from Uzbekistan), including Ukrainian borscht, blinis (small, savory pancakes) with salmon caviar, Moldavian meatballs, and classic beef...
by fodors on November 06, 2012 from fodors
I love Russian Tea Time. Ok, it's a little old-fashioned and gilded, and the menu isn't particularly trendy. But it's got a great vodka selection and a smoked fish platter for two that can't be beat, covered with herring, salmon, caviar, blini and traditional fixins.
by Anthony Todd on November 05, 2012 from Citysearch

Information from the business

Located just steps from the Art Institute, this family owned and operated spot is filled with old-world charm. Russian ...
by hopstop on December 30, 2013 from hopstop