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Grand Lux Cafe

#73 of 8,392 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood: Near North Side
Eclectic, International
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Grand Lux Cafe
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600 N Michigan Ave, Ste 7, Chicago, IL 60611-3684
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600 N Michigan Ave, Ste 7, Chicago, IL 60611-3684
312-276-2500
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9:00 am - 12:30 am
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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • 739
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  • 421
    Very good
  • 136
    Average
  • 38
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cheesecake Factory take 2

This cafe is sister to The Cheesecake Factory, and it's very apparent. It's not luxurious as the name suggests, but very plain. The food is mediocre, and the staff is overwhelmed.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
Lejla B
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This cafe is sister to The Cheesecake Factory, and it's very apparent. It's not luxurious as the name suggests, but very plain. The food is mediocre, and the staff is overwhelmed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Every year we take a trip to the city and have eaten at The Grand Lux for Sunday "brunch". The past two years have been extremely disappointing. Very slow service, no bussing of the tables, drinks took at least 20 minutes. If you don't get there right or soon after it opens you will wait. I feel that the service... More 

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Mansfield, TX
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I love the buffalo chicken bites. Great option for dinner. Good chain restaurant. nothing to dislike

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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Planned a day of shopping to start with lunch on Michigan Avenue. It is always busy but we waited less than 10 minutes at 1:00 PM on a Friday. A menu with many choices, and good drink selections, Service was good and fast and the food was very tasty. Would highly recommend, with very reasonable prices.

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Naperville, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We really enjoy the atmosphere and the menu at this place. It is more fun to go with people. You get to try different things on the menu. The atmosphere is good.

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My husband and I make Grand Lux one of our regular stops. Overlooking Michigan Avenue, it's the perfect spot to go for lunch, to grab a drink, or a casual dinner. They offer a wide variety of foods, drinks and desserts. We can take our picky kids here and everyone is happy. You can't go wrong at Grand Lux.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This restaurant is huge, but the service makes it feel intimate. I can not say enough about the attentiveness of the staff. The menu is huge, and you could go back a dozen times and still have a hard time deciding between all the options. I went for the chicken pot pie. Not very adventurous for me, but I wanted... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The menu has choices for everyone. Great views of Michigan Ave as well. I had the beef sirloin and it was perfect. To top it off (see my pic), I had the fresh baked apple pie. Wife had chicken pot pie and it was so big she couldn't eat it all (enough for 2). Will definitely be back.

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Winnebago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Grand Lux is always on our list of places to eat in the city. Something for everyone! The desserts are amazing.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

During our girls week end in Chicago, we had the good fortune to eat our dinner meal at the Grand Lux. We almost missed our opportunity to eat there, as we looked at their web site but prices were not posted. Casually walking by and noting the great looking room above us we decided to take a chance and were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 600 N Michigan Ave, Ste 7, Chicago, IL 60611-3684
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 312-276-2500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Eclectic, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?