Rosebud Restaurants is pleased to introduce Joe Fish the latest venue in the next wave of restaurant concepts from Rosebud Restaurants opens today. Located on the corner of Dearborn and Illinois, in the heart of River North, Joe Fish combines traditional Rosebud hospitality and fresh cuisine in this new contemporary setting.

Under the direction of Chef Joseph Farina, Joe Fish offers a menu of contemporary fare stemming from the regional food traditions of Italy made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and infused with the characteristics of modern American cuisine. Look for a mix of traditional and inventive main courses including:

Chilean Sea Bass with La Quercia Prosciutto, Sage, Lentils and Arugula Pesto

Whole Branzino with Broccolini, Lemon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fresh Herbs and Sea Salt

Filet Medallions Diane with Peppercorn, Wild Mushrooms, Shallots, Demi-Glaze, Creamy White Polenta

The raw bar serves a wide spectrum of the freshest oysters from coast to coast, unique crudo as well as savory appetizers baked in the wood-burning oven and prepared in the open kitchen. Selections available include:

Ahi served with Finger Chili, Arugula, Lemon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Opaka (Pink Snapper)

Scallop with Watercress, Pink Grapefruit, Lava Salt

Stone Crab Claws

Baby Lobster Tails

Additionally, Joe Fish has partnered with Chicago based Bang Bang Pie Shop to supply the biscuits that Food and Wine named among the best biscuits in the U.S.

The beverage program, beckons customers with a selection of regional beers and original contemporary craft cocktails from renowned mixologist and sommelier Trudy Thomas. The carefully curated wine list includes selections from the coasts of Argentina, South Africa, and the Mediterranean, along with premium champagnes and other domestic and imported sparkling options and Italian coastal wines beautifully stored in the custom wine wall.

Designed by Aria Group Architects and constructed by Dana Development’s lead man Nick Gaglione, the Joe Fish interior features custom hand-carved wood designed to resemble reclaimed wood and textured to mimic fish scales. Thirteen foot ceilings with floor to ceiling sliding windows allow natural light to fill the room by day and ten foot round chandeliers along with custom LED lights fill the space by night creating a kinetic atmosphere across the 5,000 square foot, 164 seat establishment. Every detail has been thoughtfully curated to ensure diners experience the best Joe Fish has to offer.

Joe Fish is currently open for dinner with plans for lunch service to follow in the coming weeks.

Menu is available upon request


445 North Dearborn Street

Chicago, IL 60654

(312) 832-7700



Monday – Thursday: 4:00pm – Midnight

Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm – 1:00am

Sunday: 4:00pm – 10:00pm


For more information or reservations please call (312) 832-7700 or visit OpenTable


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About Rosebud Restaurants

As an iconic part of Chicago’s history, Rosebud Restaurants have received equal notoriety, gained considerable international recognition and continue to set the standard for fine Italian dining in the Chicagoland area. Today, eleven restaurants including two steakhouses and eight Italian concepts are proudly under the Rosebud umbrella, each filling a unique niche within the community and upholding the highest standards for fine cuisine and superior wine selections. After more than thirty years of business, there’s no telling what’s next on the horizon. One thing is for sure the future is bright for this dynamic restaurant group.

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