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Walnut Room

111 N State St 7th Fl, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
(312) 781-3125
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Ranked #562 of 8,282 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $21 - $30
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Randolph
Transit: CTA Pink, Green, Orange, Purple and Brown lines at the Randolph / Wabash stop. Both the CTA Blue line (Washington stop) and CTA Red line (Lake street stop) are less than 1 block from the store.
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Chicago, Illinois
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241 reviews 241 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

We met friends down here after a show in the Theater District. It was late summer and surprising empty at dinner time. The rush has to be at lunch for workers and shoppers and at the holiday season when we all look at the windows at Macy's. I was surprised at how reasonable the prices were. Our waitress had been... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Having been to Chicago several times before this is the first time I had come across the Walnut Room at Macys. What a lovely experience. My husband started with a house salad which was I am told lovely. I then had the steak sandwich and my husband enjoyed the meatloaf. The cocktails are also worth trying. We finished off with... More

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Reading, PA
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666 reviews 666 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
3,112 helpful votes 3,112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

I have been dining at the Walnut Room since the mid 70's. At that time, my husband was a law student at the University of Chicago and we could only afford a yearly Christmas breakfast by the beautiful Christmas tree. Fortunately, we have been able to return to Chicago almost once a year and I always return to meet a... More

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Fenton, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The elegant room remains thru the years. I always have a meal here when in town. Have come here many decades. Great food & excellent service. a Chicago MUST. I love the pot pie but had the salmon & it was delicious.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have been coming to the Walnut Room for decades now. First as a little girl with my mother. Later with my mother-in-law (my treat) and now with my daughter. I am so glad that they kept this Chicago treasure the way it was when it was still owned by Marshall Field's. Linen table cloths, excellent food, respectful waiters, classical... More

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North Chicago, Illinois
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484 reviews 484 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
334 helpful votes 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Thank goodness Macy’s didn’t mess with this room when it took over Marshall Fields! It is still the beautiful old-world dark oak paneled room tucked away on the 7th floor. Several people in my group had the Pot Pie, which they said was excellent. We later found out this is a signature (and historic) dish in this restaurant. I had... More

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Dyer, Indiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is an absolute MUST before Christmas if you have never been. I took my 4 year old for brunch. We got all dressed up and went little before they opened and actually had NO WAIT!! But 15 minutes later there was a huge line already forming. This place is crazy EVERYDAY before Christmas so be forewarned. Not unusual to... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went in December of 2013 with some friends for lunch and shopping. We had a large group with us. My meal was just okay. The bad part came when we were trying to settle the bill. The wait person refused to divide the check for us or allow any more than four different payments towards the bill. There was no... More

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Sacramento, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

On the 7th floor of the State Street Macy's (former Marshall Fields). This is a historic and classic restaurant that does a pretty good job and the service is professional and what was expected in service twenty years ago (that is a good thing). The food is good although a little dated and limited but you need to go to... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We ate lunch here on a friday afternoon after shopping downstairs for a couple of hours. The room is gorgeous and the service was prompt. We had such a relaxing lunch. We had the chicken salad croissant, flank steak wrap and portobello burger. All were delish!! we also happen to be there on $5 sangria day. The sangrias were just... More

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Additional Information about Walnut Room

Address: 111 N State St 7th Fl, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
Phone Number: (312) 781-3125
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American

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