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The Gage

24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
+1 312-372-4243
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We met our friends who were visiting Chicago from Honolulu to see Hamilton and the sights. They were staying downtown and we me them for lunch. We like this restaurant and have been there many times before but they were floored with the decor, bar,...More

Thank samuel755
Reviewed 3 days ago

I ate here last night with a friend. The key to this place is to ask for a table in the back. The front is noisy and very active, a testament to just how good the meals are. On to the food. The menu isn't...More

Thank phaera
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good food, unique menu great service, Great place for after work gatherings or dinner before the theater.

Thank Jimc82
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice place, good atmosphere and service and was a really nice, short walk from the Hilton. Scallops were very good.

Thank blichlyter
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am a Chicago native well-versed in the Chicago restaurant scene. We had a party of nine. The Gage is a tourist spot, a giant barn of a place. The window line along Michigan Avenue is very narrow, making the would-be scenic Michigan Avenue location...More

Thank dkubert
Reviewed 1 week ago

This upscale bar and restaurant is located right across from Millennium Park. Although the location is near a high volume tourism spot, the food is great, the portion sizes are appropriate, and the quality fantastic more then justifies justify the price. I highly recommend ordering...More

Thank degraves2003
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lively, interesting place. The server was attentive, and made sure our dinner lasted just long enough for us to get to the theater on time. The menu has some interesting choices, and the food was prepared well. Overall, a great experience and...More

Thank TravelinJabbo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at the Gage but we will be back Great food and service Burgers were excellent as were the wedge salads. Fish and chips also very good It is quite loud inside but that wasn’t a deal breaker for us. Very busy so make...More

Thank SpartanFIJI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner as part of a large business group, we ate downstairs in a private dining room. I knew it was one of the more expensive restaurants we visited during our stay in Chicago so I was surprised that the main dining area...More

Thank traveller_constant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came with our son and his friends. They had very good burgers. We both had the bluefin tuna, which was quite tasty. Lobster bisque was a little short on lobster. The grilled calamari app was excellent.

Thank Christopher N
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9 June 2017|
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Response from FJN114 | Reviewed this property |
Can't speak directly to the specifics of your situation but I am a vegetarian with a severe peanut/nut allergy and still found enough options to enjoy a great meal. The staff is spot on so I am sure they will advise you... More
18 December 2016|
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Response from IndianaGirl47446 | Reviewed this property |
it isn't apparent but the waiter let me know that chicken fingers and fries were available for children
Joseph E
12 November 2016|
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Response from Gmrossiter | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the belated response, haven't been on TA lately. No valet parking from what I could tell.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
  • Public Transportation: The Brown, Purple, Green, Orange and Pink Lines drop you off at Madison St. and Wabash St. (just a few blocks from the restaurant). The Red Line drops you off at Monroe St. and State St. (just a few blocks from the restaurant. The 3, 4, X4, 14, 26, 127, 145, 147, 148, and 151 bus routes all stop within a block of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-372-4243
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Loved by locals and visitors alike, The Gage is the iconic restaurant on Michigan Avenue featuring refined, rustic cuisine in the historic Gage Group Buildings. The Gage is acclaimed for exceptional dining experiences and commitment to outstanding hospitality. The Gage is a Gage Hospitality Group restaurant. Sister restaurants include: Acanto, Coda di Volpe, The Dawson and The Gage
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