For more places to enjoy a dinner at a reasonable price:
Café des Architects
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
20 E. Chestnut St.
-- Contemporary American white-tablecloth dining on the Gold Coast
-- Three courses for $30
-- Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday
-- Perfect date-night destination
820 W. Randolph St.
-- Upscale pan-Asian cuisine in the West Loop
-- 5 nights a week: every night except Friday and Saturday
-- Three courses for $20.09
-- Great for crowds
Abigail's American Bistro
493 Roger Williams Ave.
-- Modern French bistro in Highland Park
-- Everyday affordable with small-plates menu organized by size: small, medium, and large.
-- Family friendly
150 N. Dearborn St.
-- Classic American in the Loop/Theatre District
-- Three courses for $21, after 7 p.m., seven nights a week
-- Free valet parking included in the deal.
Coast Sushi Bar
2045 N. Damen Ave.
-- BYOB Sushi in Bucktown
-- Everyday affordable.
-- Fresh sushi and a welcoming neighborhood vibe.
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