frequently asked questions


is there a dress code?

Oriole does not have a dress code. You are welcome to come however you are most comfortable.

Where can i find parking?

Free parking is often available on Walnut Street. You are welcome to call ahead to check if a space is available. Metered parking is plentiful along Desplaines Street and Union Avenue and we are happy to refresh your meter! Additionally, a climate-controlled garage is located just half a block north of the restaurant at 650 W Fulton Market. The cost is $4 for all night parking. 

how far in advance are reservations available?

Reservations can be made online via OpenTable up to 90 days from the calendar date. All available reservations are shown online; we do not hold back any tables. If you would like to book a date further in advance, we are happy to help make the reservation for you by phone at (312)877-5339. 

Do you have a wait list?


Yes! If a reservation is not available on the date you are looking for, we are happy to reach out to you should one come available.

can dietary restrictions be accommodated?


While the chefs make every effort to create thoughtful alternatives for allergies and aversions, some restrictions cannot be accommodated. Please contact us prior to your reservation to assure that changes can be made to the menu. In all cases, we ask guests to alert us at least 24 hours in advance of their booking so the chefs may have ample time to prepare alternate dishes.

Can oriole host my private event?


Oriole does not have a private dining room and we are not currently accommodating buy outs of the restaurant.

does oriole offer gift certificates?


Yes! Gift certificates can be purchased in any amount by phone at (312)877-5339. Certificates can be either mailed to the purchaser's destination of choice or a time can be scheduled to pick it up at the restaurant.

do you allow photography?


We encourage and welcome picture taking, but ask guests to refrain from using flash and flashlights, and from taking video.