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Located just minutes from downtown Chicago and the surrounding suburbs in the spectacular Burr Ridge Village Center, Topaz Café embodies a friendly urban-chic ambiance.

We offer a unique Contemporary American menu featuring steaks, chops and seafood. The unique, fresh, innovative flavors can be enjoyed while dining in a beautiful and charming setting. The warm, inviting interior shows off a beautiful chef’s table, an elegant VIP room, a spacious party room, a stunning outdoor patio, and a charming lounge with a unique collection of martinis and an extensive wine list. The spacious interior includes two private dining rooms, which serve as the perfect place to host parties or events.

 

PHONE
(630) 654-1616

LOCATION
780 Village Center Dr,
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

HOURS
Sa 4–11PM
Su 4–8PM
M 11:30AM–11PM
Tu 11:30AM–11PM
W 11:30AM–11PM
Th 11:30AM–11PM
F 11:30AM–11PM

Whether you are planning a rehearsal dinner, business presentation, company gala, family celebration or other special occasion, Topaz is the perfect place to host your next party or private event.

 

MEET the Team

 Branko Palikuca  Local restaurateur and owner, Branko, is a Serbian native who moved to Chicago in 1988 and began to steadily gain experience in the hospitality industry, from hotels to restaurants. He accepted the position of director of service at the University Club of Chicago in 1999, further developing his fine dining skills. In 2004, Branko combined the best of all his experiences to open his first restaurant, Amber, in Westmont, a nearby Chicago suburb. Four years later, Palikuca opened Topaz in neighboring Burr Ridge. Under his direction, Topaz was Michelin recommended in 2012 and 2013, and earned admiring reviews from the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times. He has continued his innovation and restaurant expertise with opening the Dawson in Chicago and Citrine in Oak Park.

Branko Palikuca

Local restaurateur and owner, Branko, is a Serbian native who moved to Chicago in 1988 and began to steadily gain experience in the hospitality industry, from hotels to restaurants. He accepted the position of director of service at the University Club of Chicago in 1999, further developing his fine dining skills. In 2004, Branko combined the best of all his experiences to open his first restaurant, Amber, in Westmont, a nearby Chicago suburb. Four years later, Palikuca opened Topaz in neighboring Burr Ridge. Under his direction, Topaz was Michelin recommended in 2012 and 2013, and earned admiring reviews from the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times. He has continued his innovation and restaurant expertise with opening the Dawson in Chicago and Citrine in Oak Park.

 Becky Fleck  Joining Topaz upon it’s opening in April 2008 as the daytime manager and special events coordinator, Becky’s love of entertaining began at home with hosting parties and special events for friends and family. Becky spent 20+ years creating and executing events in the Scrapbook Industry for corporate, retail, customers and consultants. Her expertise extends into the community where she has served on boards and committees organizing events for many non-profit organizations. Her extensive experience and strong attention to detail will ensure your event is one to be remembered!

Becky Fleck

Joining Topaz upon it’s opening in April 2008 as the daytime manager and special events coordinator, Becky’s love of entertaining began at home with hosting parties and special events for friends and family. Becky spent 20+ years creating and executing events in the Scrapbook Industry for corporate, retail, customers and consultants. Her expertise extends into the community where she has served on boards and committees organizing events for many non-profit organizations. Her extensive experience and strong attention to detail will ensure your event is one to be remembered!

 Dusko Brozovic  Dusko’s journey in the hospitality industry began in 1998 in his hometown of Zagreb, Croatia. In 2002 he embarked on a voyage with Celebrity Cruises traveling the world for 8 years. Here Dusko expanded his knowledge and skills and developed high standards in fine dining environments. This strengthened his passion for the hospitality industry. In 2010, Dusko connected with Branko in Chicago. Together they reinvented Amber Café, which was recognized in 2012 as one of Open Table Diner’s Choice top 10 American restaurants in Chicago. In 2012 Dusko managed Piccolo Sogno Due. Two years later destiny re-connects Branko and Dusko. Determined for another great story, Dusko returns to the Topaz team to ensure quality service and an exceptional dining experience for Topaz's guests.

Dusko Brozovic

Dusko’s journey in the hospitality industry began in 1998 in his hometown of Zagreb, Croatia. In 2002 he embarked on a voyage with Celebrity Cruises traveling the world for 8 years. Here Dusko expanded his knowledge and skills and developed high standards in fine dining environments. This strengthened his passion for the hospitality industry. In 2010, Dusko connected with Branko in Chicago. Together they reinvented Amber Café, which was recognized in 2012 as one of Open Table Diner’s Choice top 10 American restaurants in Chicago. In 2012 Dusko managed Piccolo Sogno Due. Two years later destiny re-connects Branko and Dusko. Determined for another great story, Dusko returns to the Topaz team to ensure quality service and an exceptional dining experience for Topaz's guests.