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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

1 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-1474
+1 312-923-7226
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-1474
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was slow and at times rude as if we were bothering them by asking for a new drink. The food was O.K. With so many options in Chicago, I would not recommend it for dinner - maybe stop for drinks on the river,...More

Thank ErinF1768
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the sign about McCormicks & Schmicks taco night special and made it a point to go. The special is only at the bar. The tacos were pretty tasty and a great price. The restaurant was really busy so at times the service lagged. Overall...More

Thank Babybear71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a special occasion, my wife and I ad lunch with 2 other couples, yesterday at this excellent "Seafood" restaurant. It is well located and looks beautiful, especially from the exterior perspective. As a tip, it is best to check out parking locations, before arriving....More

Thank Awad S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a really great seafood plater as starter, and then I had a good steak. Service was great without any complaints. Could come again.

Thank LommaTraveller
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I visited with a couple of old friends for dinner. The atmosphere was very nice, and the service was outstanding. The only miss for us was the octopus appetizer, which was extremely tough. Every other item we were served was delicious!

1  Thank Aspen P
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Service was excellent, as was the food. 10 greens salad was delicious and a meal in itself. Beef fillet was a perfect medium rare and melted in my mouth, plus came with sides. Cat into far more expensive steak houses where everything is à la...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

McCormick & Schmick is one of the many Landry owned restaurants. We had previously eaten in McCormick & Schmick in downtown Los Angeles which has since closed. We had enjoyed going there and now visiting Chicago we decided to try this one in Chicago. I...More

Thank Herb_Silverman
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Went Sunday 23rd without booking. Thankfully it wasn’t busy . I had the salmon stuffed with shrimp and lump crab and my wife had scallops with belly pork on butternut squash risotto both were superb. The waiter Austin was also helpful and knowledgeable A great...More

1  Thank paulbT4706EY
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

For many years we’ve enjoyed eating at McCormick & Schmick’s restaurants in Chicago when we visited. This last experience was the worst ever because of the eager waiter’s high pressure sales tactics. She was well intentioned and just trying to earn a living but the...More

1  Thank GardenFanGeorgia
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

You will find this restaurant near the Chicago river, much was expected of this restaurant as we visited many during our week, and this was the worst by some distance, the waiter was friendly but the food quality was terrible, we had the hot plate...More

Thank S4827XZdave
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June 4, 2016|
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Response from Sasassie | Reviewed this property |
No kids menu. I think it's a fancy place. I personally wouldn't wear jeans but, I have seen others in them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $70
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-1474
    (State and Wacker)
  • Public Transportation: CTA Lake St Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-923-7226
"In every way you can imagine, this place deals a hand of 'fresh catch' choices that's hard to match."----
Chicago Sun Times

Fresh Seafood--We offer guests dozens of seafood varieties at the peak of their seasons.

The "Fresh Sheet"-- Menus are printed twice daily featuring a fresh list of more than 30 seafood species.

Handcrafted Cocktails-- McCormick & Schmick's practices traditional mixology, hand-crafting cocktails using only fresh squeezed juices.

Tradition & Value-- Providing guests with liberal portions at a reasonable price and serving it in a traditional manner, respecting the "old fashioned " way of doing things.

Service--The McCormick and Schmick's service commitment fosters a "customer is always right" attitude.
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