Income Tax is a Fine Restaurant and Wine Bar serving the Edgewater neighborhood since 2016. Wine-friendly food, food-friendly wine, old cocktails, and bottles in general. Make a reservation or walk in.


Jean Banchet Awards     2018 Best Bar Winner

Jean Banchet Awards

2018 Best Bar Winner

2019 James Beard Award Semifinalist     Outstanding Wine Program

2019 James Beard Award Semifinalist

Outstanding Wine Program

Bon Appétit     Restaurant City of the Year, 2017    "The kitchen, under chef Ryan Henderson, nails most of the European continent, from Italian fried spinach dumplings to Spanish-inspired seared scallops to French coq au vin."

Bon Appétit

Restaurant City of the Year, 2017

"The kitchen, under chef Ryan Henderson, nails most of the European continent, from Italian fried spinach dumplings to Spanish-inspired seared scallops to French coq au vin."

Condé Nast Traveler     31 Best Restaurants in Chicago    "This Edgewater 'neighborhood spot' marries warm Midwestern hospitality and ambitious European flavors."

Condé Nast Traveler

31 Best Restaurants in Chicago

"This Edgewater 'neighborhood spot' marries warm Midwestern hospitality and ambitious European flavors."

SevenFifty Daily    5 Rising Stars in Chicago   "Moody’s wealth of knowledge extends to beer, cocktails, and coffee as well, which get equal attention from Income Tax Bar’s expertly curated beverage program. The selection ranges from esoteric surprises to affordable cult favorites”

SevenFifty Daily

5 Rising Stars in Chicago

"Moody’s wealth of knowledge extends to beer, cocktails, and coffee as well, which get equal attention from Income Tax Bar’s expertly curated beverage program. The selection ranges from esoteric surprises to affordable cult favorites”

Chicago Magazine    Try Cod Cheeks or a Winning Roast Chicken at Income Tax   December 2018

Chicago Magazine

Try Cod Cheeks or a Winning Roast Chicken at Income Tax

December 2018

Review: Chicagoist, Anthony Todd     Income Tax Is Exactly What Edgewater Needs    "Truthfully, I couldn't come up with anything not to love about Income Tax."

Review: Chicagoist, Anthony Todd

Income Tax Is Exactly What Edgewater Needs

"Truthfully, I couldn't come up with anything not to love about Income Tax."

Chicago Reader     Best of Chicago: Reader's Choice Awards 2017    "Best Wine List"

Chicago Reader

Best of Chicago: Reader's Choice Awards 2017

"Best Wine List"

Review: Red Eye, Michael Nagrant     Income Tax is the Total Package    "About once or twice a year, I discover a restaurant that I know I will return to over and over again because it speaks to my heart, the kind of place I visit when I’m not on the clock as a food writer... It’s small and its crew takes care of you on a very personal and deliberate level. It feels like home."

Review: Red Eye, Michael Nagrant

Income Tax is the Total Package

"About once or twice a year, I discover a restaurant that I know I will return to over and over again because it speaks to my heart, the kind of place I visit when I’m not on the clock as a food writer... It’s small and its crew takes care of you on a very personal and deliberate level. It feels like home."

Wine & Spirits   "This is Income Tax, a new reason to head to Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood"

Wine & Spirits

"This is Income Tax, a new reason to head to Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood"

TimeOut Chicago     The 100 best dishes in Chicago 2017: Appetizers and side    "Save yourself the inner turmoil after finishing your first plate of fluffy gnocchi-like nuggets and ask for two orders upfront."

TimeOut Chicago

The 100 best dishes in Chicago 2017: Appetizers and side

"Save yourself the inner turmoil after finishing your first plate of fluffy gnocchi-like nuggets and ask for two orders upfront."

The Infatuation Chicago     Best New Restaurants of 2017    "It’s the ideal neighborhood spot: one with excellent food, but a relaxed, laid-back atmosphere that’s just as good for a solo bar meal as it is for a date."

The Infatuation Chicago

Best New Restaurants of 2017

"It’s the ideal neighborhood spot: one with excellent food, but a relaxed, laid-back atmosphere that’s just as good for a solo bar meal as it is for a date."