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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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“brunch” (144 reviews)
“venison burger” (162 reviews)
“scotch egg” (91 reviews)
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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 today via mobile

I spent four days in Chicago and ate in several restaurants. The Gage was hands down the best. Awesome wine selection, the Thai Curry with scallops was amazing, and the cheesecake was a treat. We were seated promptly at a cozy table and the service...More

Thank Fmben
Reviewed yesterday

I find that in highly touristy areas, most restaurants are overpriced, too crowded and not necessarily the best quality food. This is not the case with the Gage, thus explaining why so many locals dine there. The ambiance is cozy. One can dress up and...More

Thank ProfessorOnzaga
Reviewed yesterday

After having had a couple of underwhelming (actually disappointing) dinners at different Chicago restaurants while on our mini-vacation, I was bummed out as our trip was coming to an end that we hadn't had any truly amazing food yet. Thankfully, The Gage made up for...More

Thank DianaScott_13
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I dined here before a concert at the Chicago Symphony. We arrived a bit early for our reservation but were seated immediately. We started with some cocktails and the scotch egg for an appetizer. The egg was served with two different types...More

Thank MacfromMontgomery
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was at the Gage with a friend a couple of night ago and found the restaurant to be a great spot for a dinner or a snack. It is formal enough without being stuffy - seems like a really Halle Kong place on a...More

Thank DimakCanada
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is always good ( the mussels in wine sauce are to die for!) - whether on the fixed menu or the specials. Service is always attentive. Wine and beer selections are great! It can get a bit noisy but not unbearable. Even eating...More

Thank susanne703
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I dined at The Gage on a Friday night recently while we were in town for a business event. We asked our hotel concierge to make a reservation for that evening, but the soonest we could get was at 8:45 pm. That...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In Chicago for 4 days and came here for lunch twice. The food is a bit of an oxymoron it's American and it's good quality.

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came for drinks and an appetizer. The appetizer menu is pretty slim so we opted to split the venison burger and have a drink. The burger was spectacular. We were quite pleased. The drinks and service were good. Seating for our table was VERY...More

Thank BudNLily
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Chicago attending a conference and decided one evening to take a walk. Came upon the Gage. Being alone I checked to see if there was a seat and the bar and there was. I sat at the bar and was greeted by...More

Thank Jackie G
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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
Joseph E
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • 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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