About this Business
- Italian, Pizza, American, Contemporary, Tapas
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
From Our Editors
Italian favorites are tweaked at this trendy Chicago location, where visitors rave about Balena's five-star dishes. Health-conscious dieters love the low-fat fare and fresh plates served at Balena. The bar at this restaurant is fully stocked, so pair your meal with a glass of wine or beer. A great space for entertaining large parties, consider reserving the private room at Balena for your next big event. Surf the web from your tablet or laptop on Balena's complimentary wifi.
If waiting to be seated isn't your style, plan ahead and make reservations. Great food is best enjoyed comfortably, so Balena encourages less-than-fancy attire. This restaurant will bring your food right to your doorstep if you prefer to make it a night in, or swing by the restaurant yourself to carry out your meal.
Take advantage of valet parking at Balena's North Halsted Street location, and don't waste time circling the block. Arrive in a quick and timely manner when you hop aboard public transit at North/Clybourn (Red), Sedgwick (Brown, Purple), and Armitage (Brown, Purple). Bike parking is also available outside the restaurant.
Take a break from the kitchen without breaking the bank! Balena will fill you up with top-notch fare that's modestly priced. Featuring breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the restaurant's evening menu is rated top-of-the-line.