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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 yesterday

Fancy sandwich shop and burger joint, with some nicer dishes. White table cloth, good servers that pay attention. We were larger group and they did a nice job. Some hustle and bustle to it. Good fries. Good for families or business lunch too.

Thank abmilw
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Exceptional food and service! We started with delicious apple salads with chestnuts and brioche croutons-the tart apples and cider vinaigrette were a great combination. I had Amish roasted chicken with delicious roasted vegetables. The chicken was moist, the skin crisp—excellent! My daughter had the pork,...More

Thank Chief3001
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I found this place via a recommendation, the place can be easily missed although its on the main road due the small entrance. Tried their fish of the day "salmon" and honey glazed carrots in which both were amazingly prepared. The service was very friendly...More

Thank Hamed A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Planned ahead before the ending of my Fabulous Chicago weekend end heading to the Airport. Decided to make reservations (good thing) for Sunday Brunch and picked this delightful good eats restaurant. Did not disappoint! They make their own corned beef hash, spanish chorizo and gound...More

Thank Maritza T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Across the Michigan Ave from the Chicago Art Institute, I was pleased to see a restaurant that was suggested to me by a friend. It was full at 11 AM, but there was one high top available. Thereafter, good service and really good Eggs Benedict...More

Thank MissIppiSwagman
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Gage. I've been here many times for lunch, drinks and dinner. The food is amazing, the bar is great with energy but not too crowded and the location can't be beat.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We missed lunch one Saturday in Chicago and stopped in here to get a bite. We were dismayed to discover the menu had just switched over to dinner but were happy to find an amazing cheese board on the menu. That an a couple glasses...More

1  Thank EllaK10
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's tough to stand out in a city full of great restaurants, but The Gage delivers time and time again. Whether you're looking to talk business over lunch, or enjoy a lovely evening with your significant other, this restaurant always delivers fresh, inventive cuisine at...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an awesome place for dinner. The steak was amazing and the wind was really good. And great atmosphere on Michigan Avenue and close to the theater which we were in town for. Try it out

1  Thank JosephDonahue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE had excellent service in a great environment.They have an excellent craft & domestic beer selection. The Poutine was as good or better than any that we had in Quebec, The venison burger and chili was very delicious and tasty. The Salmon bagel was excellent....More

Thank Ron R
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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
11 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
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 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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