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Gene & Georgetti's Restaurant

500 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654-4669
+1 312-527-3718
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“cottage fries” (22 reviews)
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Italian, American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
500 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654-4669
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of Chicago favorite restaurants. Great service and Italian food. We had the Italian meat and cheese plater and loved it. Our main dishes were great. Even go extra potatoes. Half portions worked for us. Only negative was the corkage fee was $30 (2018) and...More

Thank David20130609
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The flank steak was simply excellent - what a flavor! The spaghetti and meatballs were perfection. More than we expected and not disappointed.

Thank TravelChic4469
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was first at Gene and Georgetti's 40 years ago. A visit last week showed than nothing much has changed. That's a good thing. I had a generous order of fried calamari, a half order (3 double cut) lamb chops, and a side of pasta....More

Thank JoeyH01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went here for dinner on a recent trip to Chicago. If you go, I recommend reserving a table in the room that houses the bar area on the main floor in the front of the restaurant as it's the only area...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very disappointed in the tomahawk steak special for $115. There were 4 of us and decided to share it. We had been there before and the portions were huge. It was a 32 oz steak. When it came, there was barely enough meat...More

Thank Katkev23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here on a recomendation from a Las Vegas Legend and we are glad we did. The food and service were outstanding.

Thank jworkman11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of nine thoroughly enjoyed our meals! The service was impeccable, the servings were plentiful-we all took leftovers home, and the food was absolutely delectable. Don't hesitate to make reservations at this fine establishment!

Thank senorita48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are empty nester, professionals, foodies in Chicago for a getaway weekend. Ate here on a Thursday night 7:30. We walked from our VRBO, but I would Uber if we were farther away. Restaurant was full, but we were sat at the time of our...More

Thank Suzanne F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome dining experience at one of the “institutions” in Chicago. My son has quite a few life threatening food allergies and his allergies were handled extremely well!! Our server was extremely knowledgeable and attentive. Also, my son said his filet was one of the best...More

Thank Rosanne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I guess someone could say It is romantic but For my standards this was far too "darkish" environment. Lights are very low, furniture and wall paper is brown, floor is dark... I mean, why don't you rethibk it in a more modern way. Food is...More

Thank FT1973
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August 5, 2016|
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Response from Rob R | Reviewed this property |
No, not at all
August 5, 2016|
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Response from Guenter B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
Kirstie C
January 21, 2015|
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Response from ChiMike606 | Reviewed this property |
This is an overrated and overpriced restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$50 - $80
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654-4669
  • Public Transportation: Two blocks north of the Merchandise Mart Stop on the Brown line.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-527-3718
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