Red Fish Bleu Fish (5121 S. Harper, Chicago; 773-952-4744) is Hyde Park’s newest destination for expertly prepared seafood and more. The varied menu features a wide variety of delicious appetizers, salads, creative entrées and traditional deep-fried specialties. Specialty cocktails, a fine wine and beer selection and luscious desserts round out the Red Fish Bleu Fish experience. This month, there are some good times and special promotions going on at this casual, comfortable and stylish restaurant.
Last May, Red Fish Bleu Fish’s sister restaurant, Porkchop, also moved to the same location for a “co-branded” dining experience. Enjoy both menus for the best in seafood, barbecue and Southern comfort favorites.
Celebrate National Lobster Day, Saturday June 15
Did you know that most lobsters travel over 100 miles a year? Well now they’ve made it all the way to Chicago’s Hyde Park! Saturday, June 15 is National Lobster Day, so treat yourself to a delicious Maine Lobster Tail ($36) at Hyde Park’s Red Fish Bleu Fish, 5121 S. Harper Ave (773-952-4744).
Fusing comfort with seafood fare, Red Fish Bleu Fish offers a variety of delectable dishes that will leave you happy as a clam. Try the Mango Avocado Lobster Salad ($14) with fresh heirloom tomatoes, hard-boiled egg, and topped with a delicious white balsamic dressing.
Among the classic street food fare, on National Lobster Day choose the featured Cheesy Cajun Lobster Fries (market price). It is a decadent entrée that showcases a whole lobster, fried or grilled, served over thick, fresh cut fries and topped with cheese.
For the more adventurous seafood connoisseur, try the Build Your Own Seafood Boil (market price). Pick your mix of seafood, taste, spice level and side and watch your own creation blow you out of the water.
Red Fish Bleu Fish offers vegan and vegetarian options for those who prefer to stay on land. Try the Wild Mushroom Pea Risotto ($16) and the Citrus Quinoa Salad ($11).
About Red Fish Bleu Fish and Porkchop
The newly combined Red Fish Bleu Fish and Porkchop, located at 5121 S. Harper in Chicago’s Hyde Park, offers something for everyone with a great selection of fish and seafood, barbecue and southern specialties. Lunch, dinner and weekend brunch are served in this casual and lively restaurant with a friendly staff, delicious comfort food and full bar. The kitchen is open late and there are happy hour specials weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m.
Lunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on weekdays. Dinner is served from 5 p.m. to midnight on weekdays and 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Validated parking is available in the lower level of the Whole Foods parking garage (enter on S. Lake Park Avenue). All major credit cards are accepted. For more information, please contact the restaurant at 773-952-4744.