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The Gage

24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
+1 312-372-4243
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We dropped in here after a Bears Eagles football game and were delighted with the atmosphere, staff and food. We both ordered burgers and drinks. Perfect meal post game.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Travelgrandmom
Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend, who has lived in the Chicago area his entire life, arranged this reservation. We met at the Art Institute of Chicago on a Thursday evening when it is open late, then wandered over to the Gage. Both service and food were excellent. We...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Christine O
Reviewed 1 week ago

After agonizing over what to have for lunch while we rode the train into the city, we decided on The Gage due to its proximity to the skating ribbon, since that was our afternoon scheduled activity. I could not have been more pleased with our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hockeygoon96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a cozy corner table and a leisurely dinner before the symphony. Waitress was very helpful and did not rush us. Delicious food and nice menu. Perfect spot just down the street from the symphony.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Peanutprettybird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked over to the Gage for “American Bar Food”. If this is what you are looking for, you will be disappointed. The Gage is SO MUCH more. The service and food were both exceptional—the salmon, pork, cheeseburgers, and Mac & Cheese were all exceptional....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jmichelm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for brunch one Sunday. The restaurant was pretty crowded as there was a Bears vs Pats game that day but we were seated right away. Two of us had the Crab Cake Florentine which was great. One of us had the housemade corned...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lori N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here before going to Hamilton which is playing at the theater around the corner. The first thing that our waiter asked was if we were going to the show and the timing of our meal was perfectly coordinated to get us out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LRFoodFan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten and drank here many times. The food is allways good and the staff helpful. There is a good selection of beers and the wine by the glas is ok. They bar menu is limited but they will serve off the main menu...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dickyhell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was a couple of blocks' walk from my hotel, and I found it on short notice. A friend and I wandered over on a Sunday night and immediately found a seat at the bar. Service was quick and efficient. And we were able...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mattc974
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed dinner at The Gage last evening. Not only was the food outstanding but the truly wonderful thing about the evening was at the staff was so wonderful. We really felt like they all loved working there. You don't always see that these days and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tim71259
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June 9, 2017|
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Response from FJN114 | Reviewed this property |
Can't speak directly to the specifics of your situation but I am a vegetarian with a severe peanut/nut allergy and still found enough options to enjoy a great meal. The staff is spot on so I am sure they will advise you... More
December 17, 2016|
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Response from IndianaGirl47446 | Reviewed this property |
it isn't apparent but the waiter let me know that chicken fingers and fries were available for children
November 11, 2016|
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Response from Gmrossiter | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the belated response, haven't been on TA lately. No valet parking from what I could tell.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
  • Public Transportation: The Brown, Purple, Green, Orange and Pink Lines drop you off at Madison St. and Wabash St. (just a few blocks from the restaurant). The Red Line drops you off at Monroe St. and State St. (just a few blocks from the restaurant. The 3, 4, X4, 14, 26, 127, 145, 147, 148, and 151 bus routes all stop within a block of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Theater District
  • Neighborhood: Theater District
  • Phone Number: +1 312-372-4243
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Loved by locals and visitors alike, The Gage is the iconic restaurant on Michigan Avenue featuring refined, rustic cuisine in the historic Gage Group Buildings. The Gage is acclaimed for exceptional dining experiences and commitment to outstanding hospitality. The Gage is a Gage Hospitality Group restaurant. Sister restaurants include: Acanto, Coda di Volpe, The Dawson and The Gage
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