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One. Six One
3.9 stars (1 ratings)

(312) 226-1611

1251 W. Taylor, Chicago, IL 60607

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Dining Specials

DRB's Pizzeria
American, American Traditional, Burger, New American
L Restaurant
American, Contemporary, New American, Sports Bar and Grill

Restaurant Description

Welcome to the one and only One.Six One!! This Restaurant is the hottest thing to hit Little Italy or Chicago for that matter. This Restaurant is operated by Narsi Salivendala & Adel Ansari who have extensive restaurant management and culinary experience. Chef William Alexander was brought in as the Executive Chef to strengthen the brand and add an important piece to the management team.The space seats eighty in the bar, ninety-one in the Dining Room, and eighty on the Patio (the largest in Little Italy.)

One. Six One, located at 1251-59 W Taylor Street, is an International small plate concept. The menu features original variations of a Global, progressive cuisine. It will offer a comfortable, relaxed and intimate ambiance to its patrons; the target demographic being young adults and businessmen and women. The dining Space will also showcase an intimate seating area with a focal fire place. It is also the mission of the restaurant to promote local artists and musicians with special events and art openings to benefit the artist, the community, and art as a whole. This is a place that you will want to tell the entire world about, it's that good! Come sit back, relax and let us take care of the rest. See you soon!

July 28, 2010 @ 9:07 PM
5  out of 5 stars
a diner from Chicago, Illinois
The food was outstanding and even out-shined the shoddy service. I think the the food is very progressive and has numerous dishes from around the world to try.

This is NOT a tapas restaurant, rather a restaurant serving smaller portions for the diner to have the opportunity to sample other cuisines/dishes. This way I can order short ribs, filet, fush, etc. all under 16$ - you can't find that anywhere in the city.....

Kudos for the Chef and Kitchen staff - Boo for the Manager and service staff.

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2  out of 5 stars
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Avg Rating: 4  out of 5 stars

Number of Reviews: 1

July 28, 2010 @ 9:07 PM
5  out of 5 stars
a diner from Chicago, Illinois
The food was outstanding and even out-shined the shoddy service. I think the the food is very progressive and has numerous dishes from around the world to try.

This is NOT a tapas restaurant, rather a restaurant serving smaller portions for the diner to have the opportunity to sample other cuisines/dishes. This way I can order short ribs, filet, fush, etc. all under 16$ - you can't find that anywhere in the city.....

Kudos for the Chef and Kitchen staff - Boo for the Manager and service staff.
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July 28, 2010 @ 9:07 PM
5  out of 5 stars
a diner from Chicago, Illinois
The food was outstanding and even out-shined the shoddy service. I think the the food is very progressive and has numerous dishes from around the world to try.

This is NOT a tapas restaurant, rather a restaurant serving smaller portions for the diner to have the opportunity to sample other cuisines/dishes. This way I can order short ribs, filet, fush, etc. all under 16$ - you can't find that anywhere in the city.....

Kudos for the Chef and Kitchen staff - Boo for the Manager and service staff.