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111 N State St 7th Fl, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
(312) 781-3125
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Ranked #450 of 8,411 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
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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London, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Formerly Marshall Fields, Macy's Department Store on State still houses the Walnut room, a classy and quite large old-style walnut-clad restaurant from a time when shopping included a sophisticated lunch rather than a mall-burger. My wife, who grew up in Illinois, remembers coming here with her mom and grandmother as a child. We were pleased to see that this tradition... More 

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La Grande, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great atmosphere with Christmas tree and light show. We were here after Christmas, it was busy but slowing down after the rush. Nice lunch menu. The food was good but not outstanding.

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Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had drinks and appetizers at the Wine Bar in the Walnut Room. A delightful place if you want to escape loud crowds and blaring televisions. Nice jazz soundtrack, plus the classic woodwork and paneling of the historic Marshall Field's restaurant--which fortunately Macy's has preserved. The wine list is short, but high-quality selections in the $8-12 per glass (a nice... More 

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Chicago
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was my first time there. I must say the room, tree and ambience were amazing. They honored my request for a table by the tree. The food was amazing and fresh. I had the short ribs and every one else had the Famous Pot Pie. Our servier was just ordinary. He weas not very attentove, no requests for refills... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Thank goodness that some of the classic beauty and charm of Marshall Field's has remained intact at the Walnut Room (inside the State Street store now known as Macy's). So much was lost when the store was re-branded several years ago, but the Walnut Room has maintained the civility and grace for which it became famous over 100 years ago... More 

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Marshall, MIchigan
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110 reviews 110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What a beautiful setting during the holidays! They were super busy, but we got very good service. The setting is perfect, and the food - though pricey - was very good. Enjoyed a reasonably priced glass of wine too.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The Walnut Room is a classic location from the days when it was part of Marshal Fields, crystal chandeliers and dark walnut wood straight out of a bygone era. We visited during the holiday season partly because we heard it was beautifully decorated for the holidays. We arrived for a pre-theater dinner and didn't have to wait, but had heard... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I used to come here as a little girl every Christmas with my mother. We visited just to see it, we didn't eat on what would be Mom's 90th birthday. It is as beautiful and festive as I remembered it.

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Brookfield, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My family and I waited about 3 hours for a table on a Saturday during the Christmas season. It was well worth it! Tree was beautiful. Service was great. Prices are reasonable. We had a great time at the walnut room!

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Chicago, Illinois
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159 reviews 159 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is become a cherished family tradition that we all look forward to during the holidays. A late dinner under the tree during the holidays. We are not much for lines or waiting so we always aim for a late dinner. The pot pie is delicious! I love that the kids meal comes with a collectable souvenir mug with the... 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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