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From the menu to the aesthetic — which is a cozy slice of hodge-podge Bohemian chic featuring a central bar and lounge-esque, sectioned-off areas — Gadabout casts a wide net. The ultimate goal, however, is to bring all of those inspirations back home into a space that feels like a neighborhood restaurant.

— Adam Lukah


 "The name is a clue to its culinary style—free-wheeling, fun-loving, and happily unbound. The result is a carte of global flavor combos."

— Michelin Guide


"...the tight-knit team behind this Andersonville eatery presents a dining experience that celebrates Chicago’s rich diversity. Enhanced by a unique beverage menu of vibrant cocktails and vintage sodas, their cuisine draws on bold flavors, global inspiration and sustainable, locally-sourced produce.

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The Infatuation

"We cannot stress enough how delicious these empanadas are."

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See Chef Rolf prepare Shishito Peppers with Umami Vinaigrette, Sesame, Crispy Chicken Skin on WGN9's Lunchbreak