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American Girl Place

835 N Michigan Ave, Water Tower Place, Chicago, IL 60611-2203
+1 877-247-5223
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Daughters loved it

We had so much fun at the American Girl store. The staff were friendly and helpful. It was beyond... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeff H
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We should have carved out more time to see this than two hours. Definitely thought the high tea was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathy J
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Discover why American Girl Place® Chicago is more than just a store—it’s a place for her imagination to soar! She’ll love exploring the worlds of her favorite characters filled with doll collections, books, outfits and more. From inspiring historical characters to the contemporary Girl of the Year® dolls, she's sure to find a character she loves. Plus, My American Girl® dolls let your girl create the doll just right for her—and bring her to life at Innerstar University. But that’s not all we have in store! Enjoy fun and fancy dining at the Cafe, where even her doll gets to dine. Be sure to check out the Doll Hair Salon where girls can watch as our stylists create a fresh look for their dolls! Then, commemorate the special day with a visit to the Photo Studio. And when it's time for a special occasion, American Girl is the perfect place to celebrate. From in-store events, and all-inclusive birthday party packages, your girl will always remember her special day. Start planning your visit with the help of our complimentary personal shoppers—they’ll tailor the day to you and your girl!
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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835 N Michigan Ave, Water Tower Place, Chicago, IL 60611-2203
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had so much fun at the American Girl store. The staff were friendly and helpful. It was beyond expensive but that is to be expected.

Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We should have carved out more time to see this than two hours. Definitely thought the high tea was worth it. They even have high chiars for the dolls!

1  Thank Kathy J
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Nana took my 3rd grader and I and we were very impressed. First visit, love how clever everything is arranged. Staff very helpful. Thought the "tea time" restaurant was ok, kinda pricy for the amount of food, service quite slow

1  Thank Laura V
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My granddaughter, daughter-in-law, and I visited the American Girl Place during the holidays. What a great shopping experience! What was even more fun was dinner at AGP! My granddaughter especially loved the dessert. I would highly recommend a visit if you know a little girl...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Cool shop for my daughter...but holy COW these dolls aren’t cheap. Just like every other shop on Magnificent Mile, be prepared to spend a few dollars to see the little girl’s face light up. Honestly the store is very neat, and it’s wonderland for kids...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended a personal shopper. Tracy Stewart was ours and she was great. My niece was unsure where she wanted to go and Tracy was very patient with her. It was nice to have her take the lead. It was also nice to get the...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Our inaugural visit to American Girl Chicago took place several years ago. I was excited to bring my daughter again, and the magic was still there. The store is beautiful and the displays are every doll lovers dream. You need to visit at least once!

1  Thank TothTravellers
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We love going to check out the American Girl store. The staff are always very friendly and helpful. Lots of great photo opportunities too. We have not visited the cafe but will definitely keep it in mind for the future.

Thank Sugarpopcorn
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Such a fun place to celebrate a birthday for the special girl in your life! Fun things for everyone to enjoy while you splurge on special events and treats that will never be forgotten. Options from brunch to dinner, salon for her special doll, photo...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I don't think you can get better than this. When it comes to the American Girl Place in Chicago, Illinois it's a girls dream come true. It brought back memories of me playing with my dolls as a little girl. I would play for hours...More

1  Thank GarwoodFam
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byersar8
11 July 2017|
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Response from Rodney C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. I believe they do on the doll only. They do not pierce humans.
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ljg2002
13 April 2017|
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Response from Gardener2014 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember nuts on the menu. They are very helpful and accommodating. There website is wonderful and I have even called them to ask questions. You usually need reservations.
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djsw2016
24 March 2017|
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Response from Carolyn B | Reviewed this property |
The cost is $15, and includes 6 pairs of earrings for the doll. Stop by the Doll Salon on your way in to shop, as it's first come, first serve, and the piercing is done behind the scenes. No appointments taken. Also, if... More
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