In mybookFood Collection (edit)
Added to your food collection.
Removed From mybook!

We took this business out of your food collection.

Sunda

(9)
$$$
Add to mybook

This listing has been
added to mybook.

This listing has been
removed from mybook.

Book a Table

Date

Time

Party Size

Book a Table

Business Details

12

years

in Business

Hours:

Regular Hours

Extra Phones:

Phone: (312) 491-1999

Sponsored Links
Payment method:
amex, cash, discover, master card, visa, all major credit cards
Neighborhoods:
Central Chicago, Near North Side, River North
AKA:

Sunda New Asian

Categories:
Asian Restaurants, Japanese Restaurants, Sushi Bars, Caterers, Restaurants
Other Information:

Parking: Valet

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Dressy

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Cuisines: Fusion, Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Pan Asian

Alcohol: Full Bar

Takes Reservations: Yes

Outdoor Seating: Yes

More »

Less »

Reviews

Review this business:Click to Rate
Share Review

Like this review? Share it on your social network to get the word out!

KatieHolland
06/20/2012
Must get the Lemongrass Beef Lollipops

Must get the Lemongrass Beef Lollipops to start! Can't get a bad dish here but try a roll from the sushi menu!

Like this review?YesFlag Abuse
Provided by Citysearch
MealSchpeal com
05/15/2011
Tuna Over Crispy Rice Not worth Abusive Staff

The service industry occupies a wide spectrum. Past ineptitude, falls ""attitude"" where the bartender knows she is inept and shoves it in the face of customers. At Sunda, management is highly skilled at hiring buffoons that can ruin the best of meals.

On this fine eve of Blackout Wednesday, the female wanted to hit Sunda for a few. All seemed quiet on the drinking front and we looked forward to a friendly bar scene at a place where the default is that of crush and never comfort. F
...view moreriendly. Riiiight.

Someone forgot to tell that evening's bar-tend duo that the bar was empty. In normal circumstances (and for normal workers) the laws of supply and demand dictate that the smaller number of customers should be treated better in order to maximize tip-profits. Instead, these two put on a symphony of stupid never before seen at such distance from LA. I guess the crispy rice and tuna was not the only thing they imported from the land of lazy. But just a note: the actor attitude, although never forgivable when working, you know, AS A BARTENDER, isn't even plausible when you're not all that hot and don't have the loud obnoxious Margaret Cho personality fat chicks develop to compensate for boys not kissing them in high school.

As we were packing up to leave, I explained to my companion why our presence was cut short. At that moment, a voice from right beside us introduced himself as the Assistant GM. He was not on duty and much like we, just stopped in for a drink. He had overheard the peak of the frustration and offered us some drinks and a profuse apology. We accepted both. And even though he was a nice, disarming guy who at a young age already mastered the art of customer politics, a bar that permits its staff to be rude deliberately and then make sure the customer is fully aware of the intent is no place that will ever see my voluntary pennies. Unless they're fired from a slingshot.

Love,

Mealschpeal com
view less

Like this review?YesFlag Abuse
Provided by Citysearch
bcaburnay
12/20/2010
Terrible. Not worth a dime!

I was initially looking forward to trying this place out. As a native Chicagoan and quite a foodie, I'm always in the market for trying new places. As an Asian (Filipino to be exact) I was quite intrigued by their ""interpretations"" of authentic Filipino Food. I ordered all the Filipino inspired dished for the table.\r
\r
Bad Mistake.\r
\r
The food was poorly seasoned, heavy, un-authenthic - with the interpretations downright insulting. We took a few bites of everything, but n
...view moreothing was working....did they even consult a true Asian when determining the menu? And to boot, a few hours later each of us were sick to our stomachs and confined to the bathroom til early hours in the morning. Disgusting, I know...but do yourselves a favor, skip this restaurant or just get drinks.view less

Like this review?YesFlag Abuse
Provided by Citysearch
rye672008
11/15/2010
Good Vibe but

The vibe was good. A happening place with a good crowd. We had to do the communal seating which took away from enjoying the food. No coat check from what I could tell (and it definitely wasn't brought to our attention). You sit on a bar stool with your jacket on your lap AND the bar stool doesn't have a bar running across to rest your feet on. So if you're short, you're basically trying to balance yourself on a tall bar stool with no foot support...oh and juggling your jacket on yo...view moreur lap too. Oh wait...that's right the table has a piece of wood going across underneath that you can place your feet on to for support. But that's if you're one of the lucky ones at the table to find free space under there. There will not be room under there for everyone. Tell me that doesn't take away from a dining experience. Seriously?!?! The noodles were delicious. The lolipops were under cooked - raw basically because we asked for them medium to well done. We were a bit turned off and stopped ordering and instead jumped to dessert. Thank god we had a great waitress otherwise it would have been an extremely negative experience. Just an uncomfortable situation. Blah!view less

Like this review?YesFlag Abuse
Provided by Citysearch
Jacob73
10/19/2010
i love this place

sunda is awesome, great crowd gret food.\r
i love the atmosphere, and the buyness of the place..it just seems right.. the food is great and I have been here several time. I always get the duck salad, thats a must. drinks a wonderful too. cant go wrong with this place truly great

Like this review?YesFlag Abuse
Provided by Citysearch
winnielaurn
06/15/2010
Great drinks, ok food, bad service

I really love their soup dumplings and the popcorn shrimps. Sushi is fresh but the cooked food are so-so. The duck, fliet mignon and lamb did not impress me... we wanted our steak rare... it came out medium well. I asked the server if it is rare. He said yes. You will have to be blind not be able to tell that it is not red in the center. Love the drink list tho...

Service was pretty bad. They put plates on the table without readjusting the plates/glasses, so after they serve us soup
...view more/appetizers/main course, we have to move everything ourself. We ordered bottled water and they decided to chill it for us but never refill our glass unless we ask. We went at 9pm on a weekday and it was NOT busy anymore. We got better service at the bar last time from the bartender. They really need to retrain their staff.view less

Like this review?YesFlag Abuse
Provided by Citysearch
MLicata
07/10/2009
Trendy and new

River North keeps getting hipper. Cool bar. Food is good too. I would go back.

Like this review?YesFlag Abuse
Provided by Citysearch
Annazenato
07/09/2009
Asian Chic

Very cool. Beautiful restaurant. Food is imaginative and delicous!

Like this review?YesFlag Abuse
Provided by Citysearch
04/20/2009
Overpriced Nonsense

The entire menu looks appetizing but just wait until it gets to your plate. Martini's are $12+ the only reason I thought this place was worth rating good was because I had a great time people watching and enjoying the music and the atmosphere. Make sure to wear your coture to impress the equally impecably dressed crowd.

Like this review?YesFlag Abuse
Sponsored Links
Map & Directions
People Also Viewed
Send to Phone
Sunda

110 W Illinois StChicagoIL 60654

(312) 644-0500

Send this business listing as a text message to a mobile phone.

Cancel

Your text message was sent.

To opt out at anytime, send the word STOP to YP411.

To get a help message, send the word HELP to YP411.

There was an error sending your text.

Please try again.

Terms: The recipient of this text message may incur charges depending on their wireless carrier. Not all carriers are currently supported.

Message Business

What would you like to know?

Cancel

Sorry!

We were unable to send your message. Please try again later.

Add a Photo
Sunda

110 W Illinois StChicagoIL 60654

(312) 644-0500

  • Photos should be clear and in focus
  • Photos should be of the business, product or service, not an illustration or clip art
  • Photos should not be an advertisment or include contact information
Add a New Collection
Oops! There was a problem saving the new custom collection.
Please try again.
Collection Name cannot be empty
Upload a Photo
(optional)

Remaining Characters: 100

Remaining Characters: 500

Cancel
Save
We just redesigned yp.com! Do you like it?
× Not a Fan

× Thank You!

Feedback