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The Grillroom Chophouse & Wine Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Artisan Charcuterie & Cheese Board
Chef’s choice of 3 hand-crafted charcuterie, 3 cheeses, condiments MKT
Shrimp & Bisque
Seared colossal shrimp, herb crust, shrimp bisque
Crispy Artichoke Hearts
Smoked paprika-cilantro aioli, tomato jam, herb salad
Point Judith Calamari
Lemon aioli, cocktail sauce
Roasted Beet Salad
Arugula, goat cheese fritters, toasted almonds, balsamic vinaigrette, pesto
New England Crab Cake
Satsuma orange, avocado-lime relish, oldbay aioli
Chimichurri Filet Skewers
Red and green pepper, artichoke hearts, tomato
Ricotta Bruschetta
Marinated tomatoes, hand-dipped ricotta, basil, baguette crostini
each $3
six $16
Half Shell Oysters East & West Coast
Champagne mignonette, house-made hot sauce
Signature Seafood Selection
Half​ lobster tail, 2 chilled jumbo shrimp, 2 oz. shrimp and scallop ceviche, 2 oz. jumbo lump crab cocktail, horseradish cocktail, chilled mignonette MKT
Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Horseradish cocktail, mustard sauce
Tuna Tartar Stack
Saku tuna, wasabi chips, sweet soy glaze, avocado, spicy miso aioli
Add to any salad: chicken $5, organic salmon $9, steak $9, shrimp $9
cup $5
bowl $8
N’Awlins Seafood Gumbo
cup $5
bowl $8
French Onion
Daily Market Soup
Daily selection MKT
half $8
full $11
Classic Caesar Salad
Parmesan breadsticks, anchovies, oven-dried tomatoes
The Grillroom Salad
Mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, carrots, onions, radish, croutons, herb vinaigrette
Waldorf Salad
Red-green apples, spring mix, celery, raisins, walnuts, orange, spicy mayo whipped cream
Wedge Salad
Apple-smoked bacon, maytag blue cheese, tomato, cucumber, hard-boiled egg
Heirloom Tomato & Buffalo Mozzarella
Roasted red peppers, pesto, balsamic glaze, extra virgin olive oil
Seared Tuna
Pickled​ haricot verts, cherry tomatoes, olives, potatoes, hard-boiled egg, seared ahi tuna, anchovies, herb vinaigrette
Traditional Four-Cheese Blend
BBQ Pulled Pork
Garden Vegetable
Spicy Crab
Quinoa Portobello Burger
Roasted red pepper hummus, lettuce, sun-dried tomatoes, wheat kaiser, sweet potato fries
Smoked Chicken Club
Honey mustard aioli, smoked gouda, lettuce, tomato, onion, multi-grain bread, fries
Ahi Tuna BLT
Five-spice mayo, bacon, lettuce, tomato, multi-grain bread, sweet potato fries
French Dip
Prime rib, smoked mozzarella, horseradish sauce, lettuce, tomato, au jus, toasted baguette, fries
Prime Burger
Lettuce, tomato, pretzel bun, fries W/ CHEESE 15
Crab Cake Sandwich
Bacon,​ giardiniera aioli, guacamole, brioche, fries
The Grillroom Burger
Double-cut pork belly, blue cheese, lettuce, tomato, pretzel bun, fries
Caprese Sandwich
Heirloom tomato, buffalo mozzarella, roasted red pepper, pesto, arugula, balsamic glaze, brioche, sweet potato fries
Atlantic Cod Reuben
Seared atlantic cod, spicy tarter slaw, tomato, pickles, rye bread, fries
BBQ Puled Pork
BBQ sauce, cheddar fondue, fried onions, pickles, pretzel bun, fries
Lemon-Rosemary Half Chicken
Baby marble potatoes, capers, garlic, lemon-rosemary sauce
Seared Organic Salmon
Kale, quinoa, mushrooms, horseradish-chive cream, garlic, pomegranate glaze
Herb-Crusted Whitefish
Artichoke hearts, broccolini, garlic, pomodoro broth
Spaghetti, pancetta, egg, cheese, garlic, peas, cracked peppercorns
Spicy Rigatoni & Sausage
Smoked sausage, spinach, parmesan, basil, rustic san marzano tomato sauce
Farmers' Market Tagliatelle
Weekly combination of locally sourced ingredients and hand-made tagliatelle MKT
Sesame-Crusted Tuna
Cilantro basmati rice, roasted wild mushrooms, asparagus, ginger-soy glaze
Freshwater Prawn
Bay scallops, mussels, baby marble potatoes, grilled artichoke, cherry tomatoes, saffron broth, herb crostini
Grilled Pork Chop
Sangria-poached pear, honey-roasted baby carrots, pear demi glaze
Prime T-Bone
18 oz.
Prime New York Strip
16 oz.
Single-Cut Filet Mignon
8 oz.
Prime Bone-In Kansas City Strip
14 oz.
Marinated Flat Iron
10 oz.
Prime Ribeye
22 oz.
Oscar Style
6 oz. Cold Water Lobster Tail
Brown Butter-Basted Jumbo Shrimp
Hickory-Smoked Mushrooms
Steamed or Grilled Asparagus
Lemon wedge
Steamed or Sautéed Green Beans
Broccolini-Spinach Duo
Olive oil, roasted garlic
Hickory-Smoked Mushrooms & Onions
Veal demi sauce
Crispy Parmesan Brussel Sprouts
Crispy Baby Marbled Potatoes
Parmesean, herbs
Buttery Yukon Mashed Potatoes
Giant Baked Potato
Sour cream, cream cheese butter
Sweet Potato Fries
With its warm surroundings of hardwood floors, wood-paneled walls, mood lighting and tall leather booths, this urban chophouse and wine bar is the prime destination for power lunches, business meetings, intimate dinners or late night cocktails. Enjoy the finest Prime steaks, fresh seafood, pasta, salads and more, all with The Grillroom's exclusive flair. Directly in the heart of our Chicago Loop and prime Theatre District, The Grillroom offers a convenient location to relax and enjoy. Its friendly and personable staff will add to your experience through their professional manner and food & wine knowledge. We look forward to dining with you soon!
$10 - $100
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I hope for a dining experience when we travel. We found one at The Grillroom. Dark and quiet, a secluded booth, excellent service and great food. If you want glitzy, flashy, and a waiter that rushes you, go elsewhere. Set down your...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Chad N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right across the street from the theater where Hamilton is playing. We made reservations which I recommend. Service is good. Food is just ok in my opinion. Between the four of us, we had the salmon, filet mignonette, and chicken. Side dishes include the mashed...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Vetskidog
Reviewed February 16, 2019

Bar directly across the street for our hotel. Crowded and popular. Excellent and extensive choice of wines. Friendly and efficient service

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Vada
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

We went here before seeing Hamilton. They accommodated us knowing we didn’t have all night! Good quality food and wine with service to match! This will not let you down when you dine.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank liamjohnstone35
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our specialty drinks, Grillroom salads, 8 oz. filets cooked perfectly, side dish of mashed potatoes, and apple tart. But even better than the food was our server, Tim. He made us feel at ease and unrushed from the minute we sat down....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bjkueb
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

steak was great! quality of the meat, the way it was cooked... nothing but compliments on rhat side. Bearnaise however was absoluty not good, neither were the french fries. Big disappointment for me was also rhar you need to use your cell's flash to see...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 655guyh
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Arrived right on time for 6:30 pm reservation. Seated immediately. Waiter asked if had theater tickets. He didn't hurry us, but once we ordered our orders were out quickly and done precisely as ordered. The food was very good. Never felt rushed and we were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bubbabilly2016
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Very spacious restaurant with a well stocked bar. This was my first visit and I went with their "American White Fish" entree. It was prepared well and was an enjoyable meal even though it was some sort of mystery fish that they couldn't or wouldn't...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Thomas D
Reviewed November 16, 2018

My husband and I were up in the city overnight to see Frankie Valli at the Auditorium Theatre. Out in the far south suburbs where we live, we have only your mass-market chain "Roadhouse" type places, so we decided to whoop it up and try...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KmomChicago
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

The food was good. It wasn't the best steak and food overall, but food overall. The drinks were very good! But the best part was the service- waitress, assistants, and speed of the food. The price is a little salty but perfect location before watching...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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August 5, 2018|
Response from kdadunn |
That meant to say NUT allergies... sorry
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November 1, 2017|
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Response from Kathryn M | Property representative |
Yes, we sure do........ 10 months later! So sorry~
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