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Grand Lux Cafe

600 N Michigan Ave, Ste 7, Chicago, IL 60611-3684 (Near North Side)
312-276-2500
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Ranked #83 of 8,279 restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Cuisines: Eclectic, International
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

And we did not order one of their special 'cooked to order' and 'to die for' desserts! Owned by the same company as Cheescake factory this restaurant is in a league of it's own! Request to sit in table 104, 105, 106 and view the crowds below as you dine and enjoy the sumptuous experience! Hint: loved the Fried Chicken... More

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Burlington, IN
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11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the view of people scurrying by as we ate our lunch. The portions are way too much but the food choices are expansive. Seemed too much like the Cheesecake Factory.

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Toronto, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

the food took forever to come after we ordered and wasnt the best food we have tried on our trip to chicago. the volcano shrimp is more like a frozen shrimp from Costco, the pasta wasnt so great neither. however, there desert was worth the wait i think we waited 30 minutes for our desert but was the best desert... More

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Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We almost left because we thought it was a Chinese food restaurant, from the decor, and we weren't in the mood for Chinese. The menu is huge and it is fabulous. I'd recommend taking a stroll around the restaurant and looking at what everyone is eating, and definitely check out the dessert case before you order. They look amazing. They... More

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Lafayette, IN
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Had lunch on a Saturday afternoon around 1 pm. Happened to get lucky and saw a couple sitting right in the corner table overlooking Michigan Avenue paying their bill. Asked the waiter if we could wait and have their table, and they graciously obliged. Wonderful view! I ordered the lunch special.... which was a great value for the money. 1/2... More

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Northville, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Nice atmosphere with lots of seating. Menu was extensive with something for everyone -- burgers, salads, pastas, Cajun, steak, fish and more. Service was excellent. Worth the 30 minute wait to seat 8 of us on a beautiful summer evening. Recommend for families, friends and couples.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We had a great waiter, the food was delicious worth the price. I had the Crispy Carmel Chicken very tasty. ( a twist on Szechuan Chicken )

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Normal, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A friend always suggests we should try the Grand Lux and I am so glad we did. We arrived at 5 on a Monday night and sat right down. The place is beautiful but it is acceptable to be casually dressed. Our waiter was wonderful. We had a couple sandwiches, pizza, and Memphis ribs. The portions were huge! We ordered... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stopped in while shopping the Magnificent Mile and were surprised by how nice the decor and ambiance was. The service was quick and pleasant, the food was great as well. We had the spaghetti marinara, chicken parmesan, a turkey/Brie/apple sandwich and the manhattan salad. The portions were generous and tasty.

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went here on a Friday for Lunch with Family at 130 PM. Seated fairly quickly (within 10 minutes) Service was prompt, kids food was some of the best "chix fingers" i've seen :-) Wife and I had salads- All fresh ingredients and served quickly. A little pricey for lunch, $70 but had 2 cocktails :) Ask to sit in the... More

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