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Grace

652 W Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 234-9494
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Ranked #41 of 8,264 restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $185 - $300
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Des Plaines
Transit: The closest CTA El stop is the Clinton Green stop. Head west on Lake Street to Des Plaines and go south (left) to Randolph. Turn right; Grace will be on the right. Accessible CTA bus routes in the area are the 56 Milwaukee, 20 Madison, 14 Jeffery Express & 8 Halsted. Also nearby is the Metra Ogilvie Station.
Description: Grace, the highly anticipated restaurant from acclaimed chef Curtis Duffy, opened late 2012 in the Randolph Street area, just west of downtown Chicago. The subtle elegance of the dining room provides a comfortably luxurious setting in which to enjoy Chef Duffy's Progressive American cuisine, offered in a tasting menu format. In addition to the dining room, a private dining space to accommodate up to 12 is available, as well as a lounge for a pre- or post-dinner drink. Grace looks forward to welcoming you.
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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We were back at Grace, and the entire experience was just as good as noted in my previous review. The food was outstanding, everyone is pleasant, and things happen just as you think of them (having your checked items ready as you walk out is a very nice touch). The food has many inventive combinations, with wonderful flavors. Each plate... More

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW

Grace has it all. Service, ambience and cooking at a level we've never experienced before. In context, we also dined at Alinea and Sixteen this trip and this far surpassed either. Formal, but not stuffy, with food that was flavourful and imaginative, but not silly. The pricing for the tasting menu plus wine pairing is great value for this experience.... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Grace is one of the top restaurants in the city and, like many others, has a prix-fixe menu. The food was excellent - very artistic plates. The service was superlative. The wine pairings were excellent and the pours were very generous, The room is quiet, comfortable, and understated. They offer visits to the open kitchen. It's definitely worth a visit... More

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Chicago
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Ate dinner with my fiance at Grace on a Saturday night. From the time I called for a reservation to the end of our meal, the staff was friendly and helpful. You could say that the staff at all high end restaurants are always helpful and trying to anticipate your needs, but the staff at Grace were a lot more... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My first time at Grace. The food was amazing. Many dishes I couldn't even pronounce, but no matter. It's a hefty price at $205 pp. But the 10 course meal is absolutely worth it. Flavors you will never find in an average style restaurant. Definitely worth of Michelin status

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Hong Kong, China
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

One goes to Grace to experience new ways to enjoy a meal; The menu is amazing with about 9 dishes; We have experienced unknown flavors & enjoyed the 3 hours spent for dining. The staff is very attentive & offered to visit the Kitchen before we left. Some may probably criticize Large Plates with Little things inside... but frankly after... More

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

They have 2 choices only, vegetarian and meat lovers! I choose meat and it was good, my husband loved it but next time I will try vegetarian. The wines were incredible good, each choice comes with 8 different plates you can choose a glass of wine with each plate and the combinations between each plate and wine were excellent specially... More

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Our experience at Grace was one we won't forget. The food was outstanding, unique presentation and delicious. The staff is gracious and makes you feel like part of their family. We will return!

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have to say while i had heard all kinds of wonderful things about this restaurant it still exceeded my expectations. We were wowed from the first moment - service, wine and food were all superb. We were celebrating - a bit belatedly -- my birthday. Hopefully I will get to visit again for my next birhtday!

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

i use the word 'experience' purposefully, as dinner in curtis duffy's fine space is an event i won't ever forget. there is positive wizardry in his combinations. his food lives in the place where creativity, science and magic coexist and it's wonderful to partake. the service was impeccable, and very friendly. the flavor combinations were brave and so, so tasty.... More

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