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Walnut Room

111 N State St Fl 7, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
+1 312-781-5224
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pot pie” (64 reviews)
“meatloaf” (32 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 N State St Fl 7, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've been twice already to the new Sunday brunch offered at The Walnut Room. The first time, we had breakfast items, all good. Today we had all lunch items, and they were fantastic. The service is also excellent. The $26 price includes unlimited trips to...More

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by around Christmas and it was an absolute madhouse- so much so we left. Returned in May and it was much more pleasant. Excellent Onion Soup, Pot Pie and Burger. Very reasonable prices, excellent service. Beautiful woodwork. If you like to stand in line,...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a room of history and charm and class and a wonderful place to visit when decorated for Christmas. In the off-season, however, it's a different story. The place was empty on the evening I was there (which is fine if you're looking for...More

Thank Dave_PE54
Reviewed April 27, 2018

The best thing about this restaurant is the atmosphere. The restaurant feels elegant. Since its around 100 years old, the place is very spacious. There are floor to ceiling windows that allow you to look out from the seventh floor to the city of Chicago....More

Thank OptionRight
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

No matter whether it was better when it was Marshall Fields go there to experience a real classy restaurant downtown, with very reasonable prices, wonderful views and a new Muddy Waters mural across the street. Get the Quiche and a cup of onion soup. In...More

Thank travelpr0123
Reviewed April 16, 2018

I would never eat in the Walnut Room again if it were not full of memories for me. It is not the restaurant it used to be. I was there with 3 girlfriends before attendaning a musical. Our reservations were for 11:30 and the restaurant...More

Thank Lynne E
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We had a 5 pm reservation on Saturday after a 2 pm show at a nearby theatre. We were seated quickly. Very big rooms with many tables. We had a variety of entrees. Chicken Pot Pie, Meatloaf, and the crusted Chicken. All were pretty tasty....More

Thank Chuckiepoo
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Reserved through Open Table. Place was not crowded for 5:30 dining. Seated near window - DRAFTY. Soda machine did not work - nothing fizzy? No sweet tea. Lemonade was $2.75 per glass - no refill. Onion soup was served warm, but had cooled by the...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed March 26, 2018

We have been visiting the Chicago Theater a lot lately, and were looking for a pre-show restaurant and my wife suggested this. We always go here for the holidays, but forget that it's really a great, reasonably priced place. Visited on a Friday during Lent,...More

Thank deestand
Reviewed March 23, 2018

This wonderful restaurant on 7th floor of Maceys Simply ouses elegance. It looks and feels like Simpsons in the Strand London UK restaurant except the Walnut Room beats that with fabulous views of Chicago from its location on the 7th floor. There is a wonderful...More

Thank Chris L
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November 25, 2017|
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Response from prezNaperville | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can have a drink at the bar. There’s a separate line for that, usually not too long.
Ruth R
November 10, 2017|
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Response from Bonnie T | Reviewed this property |
I would just to be certain you can get in.
Michelle K
November 16, 2016|
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I'm so sorry I missed this question but honestly I didn't know the answer. Were you able to take him with you?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N State St Fl 7, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
  • Public Transportation: CTA Pink, Green, Orange, Purple and Brown lines at the Randolph / Wabash stop. Both the CTA Blue line (Washington stop) and CTA Red line (Lake street stop) are less than 1 block from the store.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-781-5224
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