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111 N State St 7th Fl, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
(312) 781-3125
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Ranked #519 of 8,390 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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Geneva, Illinois
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Somehow, my family of 19 got a table on the saturday before Christmas!. It was a fun chaotic mess of people of everywhere... noisy in a celebratory fashion. Our server Tony... was friendly and trained to accommodate a large group. I had the asiago crusted chicken with mashed potatoes. It was delicious but served to me cold. Drinks were topped... More 

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Athens, Greece
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We passed all day shopping in Macy's and decided to grab lunch on the 7th floor. Thankfully it was not very crowded and we were seated immediately. The service was courteous and professional. I had the chicken pot pie which was excellent and the rest of group had the french onion soup, the mandarin salad, the cheeseburger and the meatloaf.... More 

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85 reviews 85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We have taken our children to breakfast in the Walnut Room at Christmas since they were little... now we are taking them and our Grandchildren... ! What a fun family tradition... the tree is beautiful and everyone is enjoying the holiday...even the staff is in a great mood.... They are very friendly and understand you are building memories with your... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

My sister and I visited on Friday 12-5. We arrived at about 10:30 am and got in line for pager. An employee then announced that immediate seating was available so we got out of line and were seated immediately. We were not seated by tree but we were ok with that. We were then told that breakfast was not being... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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147 reviews 147 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We visited on Friday 12/19/2014. We walked up to the hostess / pick-up pager desk at 9:48. We were told that lunch started at 10:30 but the breakfast buffet would be left out until 11. We opted for the breakfast buffet - it was not worth 16.95 each: scrambled eggs, french toast with roasted walnuts on top, bacon, sausage, cheesy... More 

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San Diego and New York City
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Even though the Walnut Room is a huge family destination (hence the stroller parking area) all can appreciate the fantastic Art Deco opulence of this gorgeous room. Visiting during the holidays, the Christmas tree was impressive reaching two floors and beautifully lit and decorated. The Walnut Room Faeries were equally enchanting and a wonderful touch to the magical quality of... More 

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Carol Stream, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Save your money to eat somewhere else. Yes the tree is beautiful and unique but the service,management and food is not. We arrived by 10:15 and were seated immediately which is a good time to go. The good stopped there. When our food arrived waiter hit my full glass of water with the plate spilling it all over. He said... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Upon entering we asked the multiple ladies at the hostess stand how late they were open. They replied 10pm for the holidays. We sat at 8:45pm. After a 15 minute wait a server came to our table and said "I'm sorry the kitchen is closed." Then she stated that dessert couldnt even be ordered but if we wanted a drink... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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194 reviews 194 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Upon arriving we were instantly disappointed to be seated far from the wonderful Christmas tree area, we couldn't even see the tree for that matter. We ordered Bloody Mary's, spicy with extra olives, and they arrived with little flavor and no spice and with only one drink having an extra olive. To start we had a cup Lobster Bisque and... More 

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Top Contributor
254 reviews 254 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

If you are willing to wait in a long line to eat under the Christmas tree, you won't be disappointed. Absolutely beautiful tree, can be viewed from 8th floor observation area. Food is always good, and affordable, at the Walnut Room. If you've never been, go. If you've been, go again and visit, just to see the tree. I recommend... 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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