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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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“brunch” (114 reviews)
“venison burger” (139 reviews)
“scotch egg” (86 reviews)
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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 via mobile

A family member had told us about this restaurant months ago, but we were never able to arrange a visit - until this week after a concert. We are glad we finally went! We only wanted a couple of appetizers and drinks so we chose...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

my colleagues and I were in town for a conference and came here on a recommendation. The food and service were fantastic but this place was a bit fancier than we realized. One of us brought along an 8 month old and the waiter (a...More

Thank TrippinAmy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Suggested my Hilton, The Gage had great service from the moment I entered without a reservation to my dessert. Their food was superb and selection of wine and beer (local and imported) outstanding. Highly suggest - if the weather is nice they have a patio...More

Thank 605EMGT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute recommendation by a local friend. Made a reservation online and they sat us on-time. The heirloom melon salad was just SO good. Enjoyed every bite. I love malt vinegar and what better to pour it on than fish and chips. They too were...More

Thank njjimg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The combination of the easy, convenient beautiful location, great atmosphere for friends coming together with awesome selections of tasty food. Just made this the ideal choice! Portion is kind of big for Asian! We shared all our dishes!

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had set out to have a late breakfast at wildberry figuring we would miss the crowd, but that was not the case. An hour wait gave us time to stroll around. We liked the menu at The Gage and since they were opening in...More

Thank Birdietune
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Michigan Ave. Food is delicious. Menu kind of has that farm to table feel but not rustic. Breakfast to dinner...all top notch. You'll happily remember your meal long after!

Thank Schisti
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its right across from Art Institute of Chicago and the Park. We made a reservation and glad we did as its very popular. Service and food were great. Burger was awesome.

Thank btnusa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friday night , but we had the foresight to pre-book - very full , despite it being only 6.15 pm . We both ordered Rushing Waters Trout , which came as a whole fish in it's skin , so we were ready to fight the...More

Thank michaelcS2269LH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If fractions were allowed, I'd probably give Gage a 3-1/2 overall. The service was ok; a bit slow on the food delivery and on presentation of the bill. Hard to attract the waiter's attention. Food was good but not outstanding and the ambiance was pleasant....More

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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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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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