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230 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4908 (Near North Side)
312-464-9544
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Ranked #179 of 8,419 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 4:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:45 pm - 12:30 am
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Franklin
Transit: Merchandise Mart (Brown Line)
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waukesha
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I was in Chicago on business alone due to schedules. A quick search turned up Gilt nearby and looking at the menu online I saw charred octopus. Octopus is one of my favorites and a rare find, so I headed on over. The octopus wa spectacular with scallions and Lima beans ( don't make a face, just try them). This... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Food and wine card was good. Service was casual and atmosphere loud; music was very casual. Expected a more upscale experience. The place lost my scarf in coat check (acknowledged by them), but they were extremely non-committal about taking any responsibility for losing it. Perhaps they don't have the obligation, but I would be cautious checking items here without securing... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Ate here last time I was in Chicago with a friend. Was blown away by the concept and the level of service. Claus (our waiter) was on point with everything. Sat inside, really loved the ambiance. To be honest, the whole visit is an experience -- the food was top notch, but the decor, wait staff, atmosphere, menu is designed... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic! Beer list, tasty wine, atmosphere and ambiance! Service was first class! Our server even asked about allergys while we were ordering! Just watching out for her customers and offering changes if needed! The food! Outstanding! Grilled Brussels sprouts and the truffle pasta were to die for! I will be attempting to duplicate both in my own kitchen until I... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This little gem is fantastic. Very friendly and attentive staff. Overdosed on meat! Steak tar tar and hanging steak. Great wine selection too. Tar tar was tasty and hanging steak was cooked to perfection. Would definitely recommend Gilt for a casual business dinner when travelling to Chicago.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Went with 3 girlfriends on our first night in Chicago - so felt like the middle of the night! Great drinks, food and atmosphere - and attentive staff without bring intrusive. Would definitely go again.

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Brenham, Tx
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stopped here for a quick meal and throughly enjoyed the food and the service. We ordered several of the side dishes and all the vegetables were awesome. They have a low table in the middle of the restaurant with a couch on each side. Quiet and comfortable. It's just a very trendy but comfortable place to dine. It's not... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is our go to restaurant for dinner or drinks. They make great drinks, especially Manhattan's and Deaths Door Vodka. They have the best burrata and the orecchiette is amazing. Highly recommend checking it out for a date night or with friends. We have yet to experience bad service. The whole staff is awesome.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Friends recommended a visit. Just went a couple days ago. the Foie gras, Chicken, Ribeye, Califlower, Arugala Salad....was all great. My Moscow Mule did taste great even though it (sadly) was not served in a copper cup. Soooo close guys. In all seriiousness..."I shall return!"

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Perfect for sharing with a small group. We sat in the library and really liked the ambiance and darkness

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Additional Information about Gilt Bar

Address: 230 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4908
Phone Number: 312-464-9544
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 4:45 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday 4:45 pm - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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