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111 N State St 7th Fl, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
(312) 781-3125
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Ranked #560 of 8,297 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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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

After looking up reviews for places to eat while on a short trip to Chicago, I found this gem. I had no idea what to expect, especially after getting off the elevator on the 7th floor of the downtown Macy's (formerly the historic Marshall Fields) to what looked like a food court. Fortunately, around the back was this delightful restaurant.... More

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142 reviews 142 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We came to the Walnut a Room by request of the sales floor host. After shopping, we checked it out. I was not prepared for the Upscale Glamour and Elegance!! We assumed prices would be high, they are not! Not at all. And service, matched the Glamour, top notch! At Christmas, this is a tradition for many many people for... More

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Surprise AZ
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We have gone there about 4 times over the years. Twice for our wedding anniversary when we were in Chicago at the right time. Situated on the 7th floor of the historic Marshall Field's Dept store (now owned by Macy's) it is a beautiful (about 100 years old or so) large restaurant that gives awesome views of the loop area... More

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76 reviews 76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

This was my 2nd time to enjoy a lunch in the Walnut Room while visiting Chicago. The service is as good as the food. The chicken pot pie is such a yummy treat on a cool day! Hard to leave room for dessert when enjoying the side salad and pretzel roll as well. A delicious, complimentary piece of Frango candy... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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193 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

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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47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 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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93 restaurant reviews
347 helpful votes 347 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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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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