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130 E Randolph St, Lbby GF2, Chicago, IL 60601-6206 (Michigan)
312-540-0085
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Entertaining clients

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  • 39
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good, fresh good

This was just a couple blocks from our hotel so we thought we would give it a try. It is located on the ground floor of the prudential building. This is a place with the options of buffets that include a huge selection of fresh fruits, salads and veggies, and also hit buffet items like sesame... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2014
amerriott
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Agency, MO
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
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Chicago, IL
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I'm totally puzzled by most of the reviews here for Market Creations, which talk about rooftops and lounges and reservations--none of which Market creations has. It's a lunch buffet spot. All I can thing of is that reviewers went to some other restaurant in the area but they couldn't remember the name of it so figured it must have been... More 

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Agency, MO
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This was just a couple blocks from our hotel so we thought we would give it a try. It is located on the ground floor of the prudential building. This is a place with the options of buffets that include a huge selection of fresh fruits, salads and veggies, and also hit buffet items like sesame chicken, fried chicken turkey... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

This place is right by the park, very affordable, and the food was great for a quick lunch! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting abd looking for delicious affordable food! I especially liked the bag lunch concept so I was able to eat in the park

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food here is good for lunch and is very convenient for anyone that works in the Aon center. The staff is friendly and the red bar is also easy to get to for a quick drink.

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Rochester, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

My husband and I visited Chicago last weekend and stumbled upon Market Cafe looking for something something to eat. We walked in to a clean, buffet style restaurant. Only to realizing it was the "healthy" kind of buffet - which was right up our alley. From fresh fruit & yogurt to so many different salad options. They had a 'create... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Phenomenal service. Knowledgeable about the beers. Just stopped in for drinks and a snack. Went with server's recommendation for two appetizers. Both were excellent, with the meatballs making our top five list.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Perfect business meal or romantic meal environment. Not overcrowded like many of the other Chicago restaurants where you get bumped by waiters walking by with food/drink. The service was outstanding, and the steak (filet) was perfectly done. There were enough options to seem like variety, but at the same time the menu was easily placed on one page. The price... More 

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Utica, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Wanted to go somewhere close to our hotel and walk. This was one choice that came up on Around Me app. Glad we picked it. We didn't have reservations but it was early in the evening on a Saturday nite. We were seated immediately. Our waiter was excellent! Super friendly and very attentive. Food was great. We will visit again.

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Whitefish, Montana
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

I took a group of 12 to this spot during a convention and they handled our group very well. We needed separate checks and they were great about it. Even with a large group, they didn't add on a mandatory tip. I had brisket and it was tender and very tasty! A big portion as well. Others in the group... More 

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WI
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

We ate here the first night we arrived in Chicago and it was no busy at all (it was 10pm and there was us at 1 table, and 4 others at the bar)...otherwise, the only others in the place were waitstaff and bartenders. I had the lobster ravioli and my husband had the burger. Food was ok...there wasn't much lobster... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 130 E Randolph St, Lbby GF2, Chicago, IL 60601-6206
    (Michigan)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 312-540-0085

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 11
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?