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Restaurant information
Rating2 Michelin stars Michelin Guide
CountryUnited States

L2O was a Chicago seafood restaurant opened in 2008 by chef Laurent Gras and owned and operated by Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises. The name of the restaurant stands for Lake to Ocean. The restaurant was located at 2300 N. Lincoln Park West, Chicago, IL 60614.

L2O and Alinea were the only restaurants in Chicago to receive 3 stars from the 2010 Michelin Guide.[1] L2O earned 1 Michelin star in the 2011 guide and 2 stars in the 2012 guide. [2] Matthew Kirkley became L2O's chef in November 2011. In 2012, the restaurant installed twin saltwater tanks that house live shellfish. The restaurant ceased to operate on December 2014.[3]


  1. ^ Rausa Fuller, Janet (November 16, 2010). "Alinea, L20 top Michelin Chicago guide". suntimes.com.
  2. ^ Rausa Fuller, Janet (November 15, 2011). "Alinea only Chicago restaurant to earn 3 stars from Michelin". Chicago Sun-Times. Chicago , IL. Retrieved November 15, 2011.
  3. ^ "L2O restaurant official website". Retrieved April 14, 2016.

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Coordinates: 41°55′26.8″N 87°38′11.9″W / 41.924111°N 87.636639°W / 41.924111; -87.636639