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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (102 reviews)
“venison burger” (148 reviews)
“scotch egg” (73 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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

First, I love a room with old, dark wood. This is a beautiful place! Next, we had a late dinner after a long day. Everyone was tired. While there was an interesting menu with steaks and seafood, most of us selected the hamburger. It is...More

Thank smitty237
Reviewed 4 days ago

Awesome lunch on a recent visit to Chicago.The portions are large enough to keep you entirely satisfied without sacrificing on the quality of the ingredients.

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the Scotch egg, which is pretty hard to find on a menu. It was fine, and could have made the meal. The salmon BLT was much better, so I wish I had saved more room. It was one manager's first day, so first...More

Thank tryan999
Reviewed 4 days ago

We love the Gage but you will need to sit in the very back to be able to have a normal conversation. This is a happening place with $14 martinis and $18 Venison burgers. I know it is not all about the money but with...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Gage gastropub is one of our go-to spots for pre-theater dining in the Loop. The food is good, service is smooth and if you mention you're going to theater, they get you out in time to make the curtain. It is loud, so if...More

Thank CultureVulture60657
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a great pub/restaurant - the bar is great & the restaurant has a vast array of foods... i went with the Spice Buffalo Ribs and a butter lettuce salad wt blue cheese.. others i was with had the burgers - the regular burger and...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying on Michigan Ave during a work trip and stopped in here for dinner one night as it was right done the street. The venison burger was on point as well as the signature Manhattan. The place feels upper class but the prices...More

Thank Travis F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for lunch and suggest you call ahead and make a reservation. This was the Chicago Marathon weekend so things were a bit more hectic. We ordered the scotch egg, the house chorizo, the Venison burger and the Lobster roll. The service was...More

Thank Delatorrellc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here many times for lunch...great place for business. This time was a romantic dinner. The Gage is very comfortable, clean, great decor. Our server was fantastic. Knew everything about the food and wine. Mussels is a sauce with curry...very different to me,...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to The Gage before and felt it lived up to the hype. This visit, however, I was disappointed. Service was slow, food not up to par, drinks not as good as they could have been, and just overall lacking. Still a great restaurant...More

Thank t w
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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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