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Walnut Room

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Downtown / The Loop
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111 N State St 7th Fl, Chicago, IL 60602-1659 (Randolph)
(312) 781-3125
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Walnut Room is a reminder of days gone by. In a good way! When I visited, in the summer of 2015, there were no need to wait for a table. We were seated at once and didn't have to wait too long for our food. Service was polite and neither too intrusive nor absent. I had the classic chicken... More 

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Thank Henrik H
Port Byron, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Walnut Roon on the 7th floor of Macy's (formerly Marshall Fields) is a memorable one. Knowing the history of Marshall Fields as a leader in the modern department store mkes this stop important. During the Civil War, unaccompanied ladies shoping at Fields has to leave the stire to go home for lunch. Once they were home, they were not... More 

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Thank justbreathe2012
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going here since the 1960's, when it was a childhood treat. Macy's has done a fine job of refitting the place without erasing what makes it so special. The hostess (Zee) was great, and the menu favorites remain excellent (chicken pot pie, Frango pie, key lime pie). Great to see older ladies dining as they take a break... More 

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Thank Thomas U
Mount Airy, Maryland
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family ate here before seeing Sound of Music on a Wednesday night. The food was amazing! Several of us got the salmon which was fantastic! My sister got the Pot Pie which she said was really good too. I thought the price was very reasonable too, considering how fancy the restaurant is. The staff were all very friendly and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

In the midst of a busy day of touring, lunch at the Walnut Room was an oasis of peace. Our food was fantastic - my salmon caesar salad was the best I've had in a long time, and my daughter raved about the mashed potatoes and meatloaf. Check out the historical exhibits near the restrooms on the 7th floor of... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We come here every year the day after Thanksgiving. The ambiance cannot be beat. The tree is different every year and its spectacular. The food is decent even if it's a little pricey. They have a great kids menu.

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Thank Fischcmt
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Our family stopped to see this historic restaurant while visiting Macy's Loop Store (a must see!) and heard about the well-known chicken pot pie. We all ordered it, and it was excellent. Very good service (attentive and friendly). Great view....wish the windows were clean on the outside.

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Thank JP R
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We were told to try the famous Mr's Hering's Chicken Pot Pie at The Walnut Room and we did! The heydays of the Walnut Room is long gone but if only the walls could talk. It's a huge restaurant. When we were there, May 21st, 2016, we witnessed 2 busloads of seniors filling the long tables set up for them.... More 

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Thank Richard L
Calgary, Canada
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

My wife and I had a truly excellent experience when shopping in Macys in downtown Chicago. The room itself is a little worn but retains the original Marshall Field style. The views are good from the large windows and the staff is friendly and attentive. The food was terrific, I had the house special chicken pot pie and it was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Odd location - on the 7th floor of Macy's Department floor. But heavenly food. Quiche was flavorful, light, delightful. Yep, I'll go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N State St 7th Fl, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
    (Randolph)
  • 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: (312) 781-3125

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Staying in Downtown / The Loop

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.