Bar, Japanese, Cocktail Bar

630 W Lake St, Chicago
(312) 285-2912



Reviews for Kumiko

It's daunting to begin a review for one of the best cocktail programs I have ever had the pleasure of experiencing in my whole entire life. Kumiko is that good. Here goes nothing... My friend and I were traveling to Chicago in mid-December when Kumiko popped up in my last-minute frenzy of searching for can't miss cocktails bars in the city. If you need more than just my word for how amazing Kumiko is, it made Bon Appetit's Hot 50 list and landed on Time Magazine's...read full review

It is bar with an experience, combination of cocktail bar with experience like in fine dining. With unique glassware for every cocktail and ingredients from all over the world. Julia is shaking the enitire industry here. Great selection of unique japanese whisky. Picture from opening in 2018 NYE

The proof is in the pudding, or steamed buns and Japanese whiskey in this case. My wife and I visited Kumiko for dinner last night in downtown Chicago and were shown why they were awarded a Michelin star. The Drink....Tokie Highball. A Japanese whiskey with 2 different club sodas. Refreshing, sweet with a little kick on the first sip. My wife had a puffed rice tea. She said it was great. The food....steamed buns, prawns, sweetbreads, and short rib(Gyudon). Every bite we...read full review

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 5PM - 1AM
Thursday 5PM - 1AM
Friday 5PM - 1AM
Saturday 5PM - 1AM
Sunday 5PM - 12AM