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Gale Street Inn

4914 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60630 (Northwest Side)
(773) 725-1300
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Ranked #247 of 8,344 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Grill
Neighborhood: Northwest Side
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Janesville, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Ribs, it's all about the BBQ ribs. Fall off the bone delicious with a fantastic sauce, and great side dishes. I've had ribs all around the country and the Gale Street Inn is one of my top places to go. Everything I've ever ordered here has been terrific, and the staff is friendly and the service outstanding. 2nd generation family... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Had some guests in from out of town, wanted to make sure they had some of the best food available representing Chicago. Everything we ordered was delicious. Portions were plenty. Great selection of local beers. Staff is very friendly and efficient. Always a great meal!

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Chicago, IL
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Ribs - That's why we trek out to Jefferson Park. Ribs - Perfectly cooked, fall of the bone, with fabulous bbq sauce. Great sides too. It's a bit dinner-clubby, but it's because it's been around forever. They know exactly what they are doing over there! Served with a side, my husband had a twice-baked potato and I had the sauteed... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We came across the Gale Street Inn by happy accident -- as we were leaving the nearby Ed Paschke Art Center. Thanks to the TV show "Check Please," we recognized the Inn as a popular, well-regarded eatery. The jambalaya -- tingling with spice -- delivered generous portions of chicken, shrimp and sausage. Also worth ordering was the down-home chicken pot... More

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England
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My dad has been going to this place for about 30 years, from when he used to work at O'Hare. We were very happy to see that not only was it still up and running that the ribs were every bit as amazing as we had remembered from the last time we visited 8-10 years ago. Keep it up and... More

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Usakos, Namibia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Dropped in for a Friday lunch. I had the half rack or ribs my spouse had the jambalaya. The jambalaya was good and had a nice spice to it. I tried it. We both worked around the shrimp as we don't like shrimp but tried a few. My ribs were good. Not "best in the city good" as the menu... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Attended a family dinner here - 12 of us - we had reservation and did have a short wait for a table. Well worth the wait! The food was delicious and the service outstanding! Ordered the prime rib, waiter apologetically informed me they had run out after he put my order in. Went with the petite filet - it was... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The ribs are wonderful and our entire dinner there was great...so good we went back the following evening.

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Hunstville
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The ribs here are outstanding! We had fantastic service from our waitress, even though it was an extremely busy night. However, one non fussy guest had to reluctantly send her steak back twice. On the third try, it still wasn't eatable, but she was too embarrassed to send it again. The owner came over and apologized to our party of... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Ate here a few times while in Chicago and found the Ribs to be the best item and it makes sense as this is what they are known for. The burgers taste as if from a frozen patty and their drinks are short on the liquor pour (i ordered a Macallans neat and the pour was 1 1/2 oz.). Enjoy... More

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Additional Information about Gale Street Inn

Address: 4914 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60630
Phone Number: (773) 725-1300
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Grill

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