Sunday, June 17, 2012

McCormick & Schmick's, Chicago

After a great day at the Chicago Botanic Gardens, we were very hungry, but it was almost 3PM.  Needed something quick and McCormick & Schmick's was close by.

McCormick & Schmick's is located near the Old Orchard Mall property.   Parking in the middle of the afternoon was very difficult to find.  Packed parking lot would be a better description.

We found the entrance and immediately went into the plush cocktail lounge.  Lunch serving was over in the dining room but the staff was more than gracious to help with our hunger pains.

The first view was the great looking dessert cart!   Oh...that could cause some problems

Since we were too early for the Happy Hour Menu (330-530PM),  we looked at the Lunch Menu.  Our bartender/server was busy with after lunch clean up duties, but she was always available when we needed her assistance.  We chose from the Lunch Selections that included Fish & Chips Beer Battered, Chesapeake Fries, Tartar Sauce 14.95 and Buttermilk Fried Shrimp Chesapeake Fries, Cocktail Sauce 13.95.  

The Fish & Chips

The Buttermilk Fried Shrimp
 All the seafood was well prepared, freshly made and worth the parking hassle.  
We enjoyed a nice quiet lunch while the world passed us by.  

Private Dining Booths in the Main Dining Room

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