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Carmichael's Steak House

1052 W Monroe, Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 433-0025
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Ranked #215 of 8,382 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Monroe and Aberdeen
Transit: Take #20 Madison St. bus and get off at the Aberdeen Stop and walk south on Aberdeen.
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Panama City Beach, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The food was excellent. We ate there on a Blackhawks night, so there were a lot of Blackhawks fans leaving as we arrived around 7:30 PM. We started out with the calamari and barbecue bacon shrimp. I ordered the gentleman's fillet. For sides, we had brussels sprouts, mushrooms and au gratin potatoes. All of the food was cooked just right.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Carmichaels is just west of downtown and is outside of the River North traffic jam. It has its own parking lot and is especially convenient if you are visiting the City and have your own car. The food is outstanding. If you come as a couple, consider sharing items down the menu as you will otherwise leave with a ton... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The is one of my default neighborhood restaurants. Easy to reach just west of downtown Chicago. Great for last minute dinning without a reservation. Complimentary valet parking. This place is more than another great steak house. The oysters Rockefeller and steamed mussels are my frequent appetizer choices. The sides are large and encourage sharing. This place is packed prior to... More 

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Senecaville, Ohio, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

A super decor. A wait staff that is very attentive but not pushy. Enjoy the steak that was perfectly prepared but the spinach was the best. We enjoyed a non rushed date night. We did the chocolate cake desert but ended up taking it with us. Too full to eat it there.

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This was our first time at Carmichaels and we loved it. There's definitely a neighborhood feel with a lot of locals, but the staff was super friendly and welcoming. The bartender, Ya Ya, made excellent drinks and gave great recommendations from the menu. Our server, Ilir, was excellent. He was very attentive without making us feel rushed. We had the... More 

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Oak Lawn, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place is a favorite stop before BlackHawks games at the United Center. % minutes away and also Bus Shuttles to the UC. Wide selection of choices on the menu, and the food and service are excellent. Fairly priced and spacious eating area, and also has a bar to watch games with Hi-Top tables in the bar area. Would highly... More 

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Ever get a steak and couldn't get it down without steak sauce? Not here. When I asked for some, the waiter politely told me that I wouldn't need any. HA! He was so right. I have never eaten a steak anywhere but here without accompanying sauce. Served in its own juices and cooked perfectly. 2nd time here and both did... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I have been to a fair amount of steak houses around downtown Chicago and I have to say I was really looking forward to trying Carmichael's. We went on a Wednesday so it was not too busy but still had a lively atmosphere. Very welcoming staff and not overly stuffy. The waitress we had was very professional and recommended a... More 

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Frankfort, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I am 54, the kids are gone, I can finally afford to eat where I want. My wife and I dined at Carmichaels with friends form the east coast. We wanted a high end steak house quality and Carmichaels delivered on all fronts. The staff was knowlwegeable and professional. The atmosphere wes perfect, polished but not stuffy. They present a... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

First time ever in this establishment and was absolutely asstonished as to how well the Waite staff served us. Top notch. Food was excellent and will definitly will return. Son has visited there three times since and loves the place. A must stop if you visit Chicago.

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Additional Information about Carmichael's Steak House

Address: 1052 W Monroe, Chicago, IL 60607
Phone Number: (312) 433-0025
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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