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Gene & Georgetti's Restaurant

#156 of 7,598 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Near North Side
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500 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654-4669 (Illinois)
+1 312-527-3718
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chicago's BEST restaurant. GREAT food GREAT service OUTSTANDING everything. We were just there last night and it was BETTER than ever. YOU HAVE to go there if you are even close to it,

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Thank Ron M
Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service, very friendly wait staff. Delicious steaks and sides. You can't go wrong!! My fillet looked like a baseball, and it was cooked to perfection!

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Thank MrsLtraveler
Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Italian steak house. Wet aged prime beef cooked in a 1300 degree furnace that comes out perfectly. Service is the best and the rib eye I had was cooked to perfection. A must if you're coming to Chicago.

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1 Thank CatchnRelease1
San Francisco, California
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to G&G's fairly often 35 years ago when I worked in the area. I was in Chicago this week and tried it again. It was not what I remembered. We were seated in the back room, on the first floor which is outside of the dishwashing return station. The clatter of dishes was overwhelming and constant. I had... More 

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Thank PeripatetiPat
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Chicago with my wife who had worked in Chicago many years ago. G&G fit the bill for a throw back night. Comfort food, comfort atmosphere, old fancy....now an antique, most will say outdated. Great old guys waiting on you (hey, I miss my grandfathers).... very efficient, good service...drinks came out fast and I was thirsty. Not a lot of... More 

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Richboro, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't get to chi town often but from the last time I have been here it's a little run down. They seated us right away upstairs and the wine and the food were great. I had the regular size veal chop(which is two whole veal chops) and it was way too much for one person. It was cooked perfectly... More 

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Thank travelingsteve55
Mechanicsburg, PA, United States
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice old style Chicago place with a HUGE menu. Lotsa steaks & chops...lotsa Italian. Dining rooms are open, and tables are close, so expect to hear every conversation around you. Service was good: waiter new all the ins and louts of the menu, but he did tend to hover, I.e., it was impossible to have a half inch of space... More 

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1 Thank James P
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's going to be busy. I assure you. We went on a Thursday night at 845 and the place was packed. That doesn't mean that you won't get great service though. We were taken care of so well. The food was delicious, we both got steaks that were cooked perfectly and twice baked potatoes. They bring you out a loaf... More 

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Winchester, Virginia
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288 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Thursday evening - in a group of 12. The service was frantic but efficient. My wife had the lobster tail which was overcooked and not very appetizing. I had the chicken parmigiana which was average at best. For the money - about $160 per couple including tip - it was not a great value either. There... More 

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Boca
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old Chicago favorite but it is not mine steak was just ok the people there eating were dressed in tee shirts and shorts it is better suited for a guys night out then couples on the positive side the pour a good drink

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$50 - $80
Cuisine
Italian, American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654-4669
    (Illinois)
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?