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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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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (110 reviews)
“venison burger” (133 reviews)
“scotch egg” (81 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
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Reviews (1,726)
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1 - 10 of 1,726 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Go to the Gage and say hi to Gabby at the bar... she shakes one hell of a martini and adds quite the cheer to your happy hour cocktail. A fun place to have an after work drink... and don't forget to grab a snack;...More

Thank Leo E
Reviewed 3 days ago

Noisy well located spot, with a lively bar scene. If you want a quieter spot, go to the back of the restaurant. For is just okay but pricey.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We wanted a happening place to take our 24-year-old grandson who had recently graduated from U of I, was working for ITW in Chicago, and living downtown. This was such a restaurant with excellent food and service by Jeff our waiter.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my venison burger. It had the right amount of spice with the Jalepeno. The fries were delightful. Service was impeccable. It's not a cheap meal but you know you are getting great food when here. All of us in our party enjoyed...More

Thank Becky P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner was good and well priced for downtown Chicago dinner. The waitress was very sociable and great.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing Bar/ Restaurant with some very creative and delicious entree's. The place is huge and busy but they've got it together. Wonderful service and great food. This is a classy place with a fabulous long bar with a great selection of draft...More

1  Thank russell85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were put at a table all the way in the back, next to the kitchen entrance. Noisy and distracting but the worst of it was the lighting. I had to pull out my phone/flashlight to read the menu, see my food and see the...More

Thank Attea146
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I recently dined at The Gage before going to see Hamilton. The location is within perfect walking distance from the Private Bank Theater. Our dining experience was also perfect at The Gage. The atmosphere is a wonderful mix of a relaxed tavern...More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to The Gage and loved most everything about it. The wait staff in particular were excellent and really enhanced our meal with their knowledge of the menu and attention to the table without being intrusive. We got steak and several sides which were all...More

Thank howniceinhouston22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious. My family and I enjoyed it very much. However, the food took a while. The family next to us came after us and finished their food before we even received ours.

Thank Jewelssssssssss
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Downtown / The Loop
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your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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jglovesu2
Options for a Celiac?
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
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sb7764
Is there a children's menu?
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
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Joseph E
Valet parking available?
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
    (Madison)
  • 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
  • E-mail
Description
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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