Kinmont is the very first sustainable fish and seafood restaurant in Chicago. We believe in ethical fishing practices, and feature rough fish — some of the most sustainable on the planet. Our menu is ever-changing, as we source seafood daily and supplement local fish with ethically sourced product from both coasts. While seafood is our focus, there's still plenty of food for landlubbers, including vegetables, meats and our celebrated burger.
Seafood, Contemporary American, American
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday-Saturday 5pm - 10pm
Between Sedgwick and Hudson
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
Ample street parking
1.5 blocks west of Chicago/Brown Line
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Kinmont Ratings and Reviews
I love the location of this restaurant, ...
I love the location of this restaurant, being in a mostly quiet residential part of town away from the hustle and bustle. Also loved the ambiance and décor. The lighting is perfect, the spacing between tables as well. This a space to have a relaxing, casual and romantic dinner.
Our entrées and cocktails were well excellent. The seafood dishes we had: a seafood charcuterie board, the trout, salmon were all tasty (well-seasoned), clean and perfectly portioned. The only drawback during this visit was that the kitchen messed up our order and brought our entrees quite late, but the GM was prompt to apologize. I’ll definitely be going back; I want to explore the more of their menu.
I had the salmon, and my mother had the ...
I had the salmon, and my mother had the trout. Both were delicious. The wintergreen salad was perfect! The Parkerhouse rolls were yummy! Definitely will visit again. Our server, Jason, was attentive and helpful with his input about menu selections. Plenty of street parking which was a plus!
This was our 2nd visit to Kinmont. The f ...
This was our 2nd visit to Kinmont. The fish dishes were excellent. I recommend the perch, salmon, and the trout. The crab roll was extremely salty and borderline not edible. To be safe, just stick with the fish. The appetizers were great and I highly recommend the warm rolls. The mixed drinks were excellent.
We had a delightful experience start to ...
We had a delightful experience start to finish! The decor was visually appealing, the food delicious and yummy touches like granola on carrots!. Will definitely eat here again. Server was knowledgable and we listened to his suggestions and benefited from them!
A wonderful dinner experience, including ...
A wonderful dinner experience, including the space, the staff and the food. We walked by the restaurant a few days earlier and decided to check it out. It is a 15 minute walk (less than a mile) west of the busier State Street and Michigan Avenue restaurant scene in a quieter residential/art studio neighborhood. The menu our night had only a dozen plus well thought out mains ranging from $15 sandwiches to a $35 filet mignon, but the ~$25 fish options are the stars. All nicely paired with sides and served promptly by a gracious wait staff. Specialty menu drinks were really good - try the sangria. A manager, Gregory, was also making the rounds asking names and shaking hands. Not a large dining space but availability seems good even on weekends. We'll be back and maybe make it to dessert next time.
This was our third visit to Kinmont and ...
This was our third visit to Kinmont and once again it was spectacular. We had a small platter of seafood and everything was so fresh. For dessert we had key lime pie and the beignets. They were decedent and the right amount of sweet. Their cocktails are also awesome. We recommend the Evil Doer. The cost is a good balance. You get more than what you pay for sure.
5 stars for the third time.
Our waiter was amazing. He was knowledge ...
Our waiter was amazing. He was knowledgeable about all of the items on the menu and his recommendations were on point. When he found out it was our wedding anniversary, sent us champagne. Very nice touch.
The mixed drinks were amazing. No fillers. Not heavy on the gun. Fantastic.
We found this restaurant via a google se ...
We found this restaurant via a google search on restaurants serving trout in Chicago. The restaurant is hidden away on a street with little traffic. We are glad we found it. The trout and lake michigan perch were excellent. The sides were also very good - I recommend the carrots with pumpkin spice granola. And the house made key lime pie was also excellent. If you are looking for a great seafood restaurant in Chicago that is off the main street, this is the place to go. Also, it is only about 2 blocks to the brown line El train (Chicago street station). Get off at the Superior street exit and walk west.
We ate here last Saturday night...The at ...
We ate here last Saturday night...The atmosphere was very casual and the service was good..The food was just okay for me...didn't live up to the price point in my mind. Perhaps this place is better to come for the many daily specials that they have here... like their oyster happy hour and 3$ burger special. We did have a great mussel appetizer...was in a red sauce with fennel and it was excellent. Our entrees were just okay...I had the skate..which had a hint of ammonia in the after taste which is very off putting to me..I've experienced this before in Italy when eating fresh fish and just couldn't get past that aftertaste. Other than the mussels everything else just cowered in taste and quality in my eye...not sure i will try this place again as there are so many great seafood restaurants in Chicago these days
Love Kinmont! I ate there 2 nights in a ...
Love Kinmont! I ate there 2 nights in a row. Had such a great time Friday sitting outside. So I went back on Saturday. With a holiday weekend, I knew it was going to be slow. Plus, I really wanted to try the skate special. Delicious! And the burger on Friday night was divine!
Our group's visit at Kinmont was good, b ...
Our group's visit at Kinmont was good, but not great. We dined there on at 8:00pm on Friday, but barely a third of the tables were in use. We opted for the more lively 6-table sidewalk seating. Service was attentive and knowledgeable. We tried a few of the craft cocktails, enjoyed a plate of delicious oysters and not-so-delicious hush puppies. Entrees were also a bit hit-or-miss. The trout was a perfect portion and generously garnished, but the small salmon main left a bit to be desired. We also ordered a side of the squash which was way over-seasoned. I am not a dessert person so I can't speak to the key lime pie that my fellow diners ordered. Overall, Kinmont is good, but falls short of exceptional due to the inconsistency of dish quality
We are regular visitors to Kinmont, and ...
We are regular visitors to Kinmont, and don't often submit reviews as there seems to be a limit to the number of times we can say how good the food is and how wonderful the staff is. But this past Saturday night we visited with a friend who had never been before. It gave her the opportunity to try three appetizers, three mains, two sides and two desserts. She raved! She loved the room, enjoyed the service and couldn't say enough great things about the food.
We were glad she enjoyed herself and it was really nice to hear her say the thing we should say more often...THIS IS A GREAT RESTAURANT!
Our raw seafood was not consumable. We h ...
Our raw seafood was not consumable. We had a major issue with cleanliness of the oysters and weren't even given a discount on the overall bill. The bar staff was very nice and knowledgeable. I will not be returning and will not be recommending the restaurant to anyone.
We started off with the fish charcuterie ...
We started off with the fish charcuterie and roasted mussels. Both were very good, but the fish charcuterie was the best we have ever had. For dinner we had the catch of the day whitefish and skuna salmon. Both were cooked to perfection.
Kinmont is a gem! The food is always ama ...
Kinmont is a gem! The food is always amazing, the burger is the best I have ever tasted, yes it's better than Au Cheval, the fish is always fresh, the oysters are always delicious! Their wine menu is awesome and the people that work there are the BEST! Greg, the manager, is magic, he always makes us feel welcome, and we get a 5 star treatment every time we go there! Greg and his team, create a wonderful dining experience every time! An absolute must, hidden gem!
Branzino, Hush Puppies, and Scallops wer ...
Branzino, Hush Puppies, and Scallops were great. Would recommend stressing severly if you have dietary restrictions, or allergies, as mine were over-looked. I was appalled when I noticed bacon in my dish after asking multiple times for NO bacon.
We made a last minute reservation here b ...
We made a last minute reservation here because it was close to where we lived and we were very impressed with our experience. The service and the food were fantastic and we would recommend this place to anyone. Very friendly staff and great atmosphere.
As always, Kinmont does not disappoint. ...
As always, Kinmont does not disappoint. The service, food, and drinks were great.
I tried their lobster roll for the first time and it was delish! It came with chips, which were also amazing! Kudos to Dennis and the team!
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