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The Chicago Firehouse

1401 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605 (The Loop)
(312) 786-1401
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Ranked #443 of 8,416 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
Neighborhood: The Loop
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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
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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Top Contributor
335 reviews 335 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

There was a three alarm fire there today and the roof collapsed . Owners say they will rebuild but it will not be the same

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141 reviews 141 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is our second time "pre-gaming" at Firehouse prior to a Bears game. We have been very satisfied on both occasions. Let's start with $10 valet parking. You can leave your car here and walk to the game easily - for $10! That is unheard of! We have a parking pass, so we don't use this service, but the walk... More 

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Stuarts Draft, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I ate here on a recent trip to Chicago. I had the 12 oz filet and my wife had the 8 oz filet. Both were cooked to perfection and excellent. We also had the macaroni and cheese and it was great. The deserts were excellent as well. The staff was very good and very attentive to our... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Building is really cool and liked that it was out of the Loop on the south end of the Loop. Food was great. My Feliet Mignon with the bone was melt in my mouth great. The Wedge salad , creamed spinach and Potatoe Au Gratin was delicious. Serivce was very good too. Saying all this the bill was ridiculously expensive.... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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205 reviews 205 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is a very atmospheric place that is actually and old fire house with poles and all.. Apparently they filmed backdraft here . We did feel a little squeezed in on our table near the bar with lots of people crushed around the bar. the service was good and the fillet steak was excellent. it was not too expensive but... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We went there last night on a recommendation from our hotel. The good folk at the Hilton Hotel even phoned ahead and told us there was no need to book - as told to them in the call. We took a cab ride there. On arrival the "front of house" female reluctantly spoke to us, her demeanour was underwhelming, less... More 

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103 reviews 103 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I recently dined here with a large group and the food was absolutely delicious. The steak melted in my mouth and was cooked to absolute perfection. The vegetarians were also happy with their fish alernative. I'd very happily recommend this restaurant to everyone....if you're planning on taking a large group then there is a private dining room and the service... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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120 reviews 120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

As tourists to the area we had one evening to have a special steak dinner so we chose Chicago Firehouse based on previous reviews. This place delivered exactly that experience we were looking for. Easy to find, reasonable valet parking, and yummy food. The French onion soup was the best so rich and flavorful. The steaks were done to perfection... More 

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179 reviews 179 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
327 helpful votes 327 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Lovely staff, great attentive service and fantastic food. Everyone except me had the filet mignon and it was melt in the mouth - I had the best burger I've had in years. And a great Irish Coffee topped with mint liquer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Excellent wine selection, Seafood appetizers were great especially the calamari. Awesome steaks, great service.

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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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