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Gene & Georgetti's Restaurant

500 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654-4669 (Near North Side)
(312) 527-3718
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Ranked #823 of 8,285 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $50 - $80
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Illinois
Transit: Two blocks north of the Merchandise Mart Stop on the Brown line.
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Houston, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The steak was cooked perfectly. The sliced potatoes that come with dinner were a little dry and over cooked. Excellent service! Use Open Table app for reservations! I called the restaurant and was told they were booked. I went to Open Table and got a reservation there no problem! Excellent waitstaff!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

On a business trip to Chicago earlier this month went to dinner with some colleagues. Delicious. Service was great - cocktails were perfect and dinner - well, let's just say - wow! So good we went back a second time a few nights later. A must do if you want great food at a real Chicago treasure.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Sometimes you just want a thick, juicy steak--calories and cholesterol be damned. When you get that feeling and happen to be in Chicago, go to Gene & Georgetti's. Sure, there are fancier, trendier places, but this place has the same ambiance that your grandfather enjoyed. The service is prompt, friendly, but not overly solicitous. The steaks were cooked precisely as... More

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I think of G &G as a business dinner with clients who want a great steak, money is not an issue, and make million dollar deals at the table. It's crowded, the waiters are in the 60s, it's old school and as one posted- gotta try it one! Preferably on an expense a account because it will be $100 a... More

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New York City, New York
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119 reviews 119 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It could have been the 1940's or 50's...it just happened to be 2014, but who cares! This place oozes the past and that is part of its charm. Easy to imagine that the servers have grown up in this place and are happy to have done so. Our drinks were well prepared and quite good. The bread basket was, too.... More

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

First off, the atmosphere is very nice...that's where it ends. The service was decent, orders got place to the wrong person and drinks were slow to arrive. I had the Ribey. It was decent, but no better than a chain restaurant. The sides were average. The Carrot cake and chocolate cake were no better than a grocery store bakery. The... More

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Bellaire, Texas
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244 reviews 244 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My wife and I went to this classic old style restaurant on a Friday night. It was very crowded. It is a small restaurant with hardly any place to stand waiting for our table. The tables themselves were very closely spaced. We split a T-Bone which was so large that we still had steak leftover. The steak itself was cooked... More

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Chicago, IL
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Decided on this longtime establishment to celebrate my Husband and Daughters Birthday. Have to say it was a let down. For Appetizers we ordered Fried Calamari, Stuffed Mushrooms and Baked Clams not bad, but not outstanding just mediocre. We were a party of 6 and each of us ordered steaks. I ordered the Prime Rib and thought it was a... More

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This place hasn't been remodeled or updated since the 40's, but the food is amazing. We started out with calamari and a half order of fried ravioli - both delicious. We both had the bone-in filets. When they arrived, they looked somewhat charred on the outside, but the flavor was exceptional. We ordered the mashed potatoes for our side, and... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

restaurant recommended by a peer. arrived early and was seated right away. menu was steak house basic. steaks came with a salad----aka iceberg lettuce with a slice of tomato--- quality of filet was very good but no seasoning what so ever. same for the creamed spinach, no salt at all. friend ordered the veal chop which was seasoned well and... More

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