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Gilt Bar

#124 of 7,466 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Near North Side
American, Bar
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230 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4908 (Franklin)
13124649544
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Today
4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 4:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri 4:45 am - 12:30 am
Sat 4:45 pm - 12:30 am
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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was excellent; especially bone marrow appetizer; ribeye special came with very good béarnaise sauce and was very tender; and salmon was also exceptional. Ate in basement library which is secluded swank spot to dine. 1st time dining here; definitely moved into my top favorites fro Chicago dining.

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Thank Scott S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had such a great time at Gilt! It was a lovely way to end our special date night. Delicious drinks, and the bartender knew everything there is to know about making cocktails!

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Thank Sarah W
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good drinks here, especially whisky drinks on the rocks. They have perfect glasses filled with a single ice cube that is just smaller than the glass. Pure class.

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Thank beman25
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time at Gilt. It's perfect for a relaxed evening out - dinner and drinks with friends. Not crazy loud but has enough of a buzz going. The food is delicious and the cocktails are great. Note: we reserved a table but still had to wait about 30mins which is quite annoying. That's the only reason I'm... More 

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Thank Beering
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant was a disappointment. It was attractive on the outside but so many things were lacking that we left hungry. my daughter send her hamburger back three times because it was under cooked. None of our parties food came to the table in a timely fashion or the way it was ordered. One persons salad never made it to... More 

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Thank vivian197728
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Right across from merchandise mart, great wait staff, menu very well planned...not huge, but what's on there was excellent. Salmon cooked to perfection, asparagus salad good, wine selection was more than adequate

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Thank truparkhaysmom
New Orleans, Louisiana
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the gnocchi and risotto. Neither were fabulous. The Strawberry pie was the best dish of the night. Liked the photo booth on the way to the bathroom.

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1 Thank travelingnolagirl
Paris, France
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice atmosphère - charming barmaid - the place is really fine we wanted to e plots the library but was not open so we did end up there and were not disappointed. Busy place afterwork everyone is relaxing afterwork. Would definitely go again !

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Thank Mac2878
Wilmington, Delaware
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with a large group for dinner and our waiter was very helpful and friendly. Glad we got there early as it got very busy on a Sunday night and saw much less of him as the night progressed. I had the truffle pasta which was a little overpowering in flavor and heavy but tasty. The best things are... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An unexpected delight both in atmosphere, architecture and food. The orecchiette and sausage was to die for......simple yet complex flavors. Ask for bread to soak up every bit of left over sauce....you will leave craving for more. The avocado and arugula salad was also sublime with the avocado sliced into paper thin ribbons delicately place upon the garden fresh arugula.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
4:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
4:45 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
4:45 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-4908
    (Franklin)
  • Public Transportation: Merchandise Mart (Brown Line)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 13124649544
Description
An inviting River North bar and restaurant featuring classic craft cocktails and contemporary American cuisine designed for sharing. Guests can enjoy a curated menu of seasonally inspired small plates, pastas, seafood and grilled entrees, including the signature Tenderloin Steak Tartare, Truffle Pasta and Grilled Farm Chicken.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?