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The Chicago Firehouse

1401 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 (The Loop)
(312) 786-1401
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Ranked #445 of 8,282 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $20 - $80
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: The Loop
Cross street: 14th Street
Transit: Michigan Avenue Bus - #4, #3, #1, #12 CTA Red Line Train, CTA Orange Line Train, CTA Green Line Train - Roosevelt stop
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English first
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

I have eaten here, and reviewed the restaurant before. My opininion does not change - it is THE place to eat in this patr of Chicago. The steak is beyond excellent and the other dishes compliment it well. Service is good, prices high but not "break the bank" but I recommend you make a reservation as it gets quite busy.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Had a good experience here during a business trip September 2014. There were a group of 5 of us for dinner. Started with lobster bisque, I would recommend it. I had a Kansas City strip for my entree which was suggested by our waiter. While it wasn't the best I've had, it was cooked correctly & was a large portion.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

The service and dining experience here is amazing. From the moment you pull up to this historic building, to the time you walk out. You will be amazed! The food is unbelievable and they are so accommodating. My wife and I go here for romantic dinners and it is our favorite!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had never heard of this place but was intrigued by the idea of an old firehouse being turned into a restaurant. Steakhouse, no less. Was a business dinner so we were upstairs in a private room so didn't get to see much but what I did see was very cool. Also didn't get the full menu but good choices. The... More

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Brussels, Belgium
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Went for steak on a warm Friday evening. I sat outside at a large table in their inner garden. The service was excellent, without rush ( thank you, Paul!). Had a good bone in ribeye and 2 glasses of excellent wine.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Went for Sunday brunch. Expected decent food. Was pleasantly surprised--restaurant exceeded my expectations. I had the ribeye steak sandwich and my husband had the short rib hash. We both had specialty drinks. Moreover they had a kids menu. Friendly and attentive staff. Would absolutely go here again.

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Flossmoor, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Dined there in early September, in the patio. The good: the ambience (outdoor but especially inside, very accurate, classy and comfortable); the wine list; the generous size of the portions. The bad: almost nothing, really, except - not the restaurant fault - the gnats that at some point made us move inside as they have made intolerable staying outdoor). The... More

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Chino Hills, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This was my second visit to this restaurant in 5 years. I started with the FRENCH ONION SOUP and my entre was the 16 OUNCE HERITAGE ANGUS BONELESS RIB-EYE. Let's just say they were both delicious! Probably one of the best steaks I have ever had. Also shared a bottle of cabernet with a friend. The service was excellent just... More

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had a great dinner and wish I'd had a steak because I bet they're great! Loved the building inside and out... cool ceiling.. firepole .. comfortable uncrowded seating. The service was fabulous.. attentive.. readily gave recommendations and made accommodations for special requests. Loved the Lobster Mac and Cheese... as for the Creme Brulee.. I'm more of a purest and... More

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Kendall Park, New Jersey
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A client brought me here for dinner. He told me he was taking me to a "hot" place - he likes his puns. The building is very cool and it's great that they left the architecture as original as possible. Noel was our waiter and he was great... and very honest in his assessments of what to order. I travel... More

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Additional Information about The Chicago Firehouse

Address: 1401 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
Phone Number: (312) 786-1401
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > The Loop
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 80
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse

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