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Pete Miller's Seafood & Prime Steak

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1557 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4836 (Between Grove & Davis)
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed my usual "treat myself" meal here. The filet was so tender and my first try of butternut squash was too. I sat at the bar and enjoyed my conversation with the female bartender. (Sorry I forgot her name but transplant from Alabama). She was very friendly and attentive. I couldn't resist desert and tried the bananas foster crepe... More 

Thank marrzbarr18
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our most recent visit was to celebrate being empty-nesters....shrimp, salads, steaks, all excellent. Our server could not have been better. It was an early weekend night straight from work and not too busy, but live jazz was a bonus. Pricey, but why drive downtown Chicago and deal with traffic and the parking hassle when we can go local and walk... More 

Thank Liketotravel2thesun
Chicago, Illinois
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For a fine dining steakhouse, this is nothing special and certainly not deserving of 4-Star steakhouse prices. Service was perfunctory.

Thank paul2349
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pete Miller's restaurant - very enjoyable experience for a family birthday dinner. The live entertainment was good...not too loud. The wait staff was very good. Food was wonderful. Our meals included steaks, pork chop, ribs, tacos, salads and soup. Everyone really enjoyed their meal - no complaints. Finished the meals by sharing two desserts - Death by Chocolate and Carrot... More 

Thank AnnieB53
Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant had a musty smell when we walked in. We lost our appetite completely after we spotted a giant silverfish crawling on the wall above our table. We had to call a waiter over to remove the insect. Manager was not very apologetic about the situation.

Thank Hannahcolt1
Evanston, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Pete Miller's was a restaurant that was clearly upscale to most restaurants in Evanston. The side bar room was a great option for friends meeting up with a quality lounge feel. The side bar is gone (a downer) and the main restaurant is still pretty busy, but feels almost more like an Applebee's. Maybe, it was an off night, but... More 

Thank Bernard E
Evanston, Illinois
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times. The atmosphere is upscale bar and steakhouse. The food is very good. I've had the dynamite shrimp appetizer, the chopped salad, the filet mignon, the wedge salad, and the bruschetta. All were delicious. While upscale, you'll feel comfortable in casual clothes. Live jazz, no cover on weekends.

Thank StephArden
Edmond, Oklahoma
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Varied menu, good steaks cooked true to request. The live jazz was a bit loud and made conversation difficult. Great service staff.

Thank Annette W
Evanston, Illinois
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We are locals and this is the restaurant we take folks to for the best steak in town. I've never had a bad meal there. The portions are very generous, the restaurant is beautiful and the food is delicious. It is the epitome of the Chicago Steak House.

Thank Lesli Z
Crowsnest Pass, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

This restaurant has absolutely delicious food. The tuna steaks were so fresh you could cut through them with your fork. The cheese on the Caprese salad was better than any cheese I've ever tasted. I would most definitely recommend this place for a fine dining option.

Thank Jax R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1557 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4836
    (Between Grove & Davis)
  • Public Transportation: CTA Purple Line Train - Davis Street Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: 847-328-0399
Located in downtown Evanston, the original Pete Miller's was founded in 1994 as a tribute to the late Harold "Pete" Miller. The restaurant celebrates his favorite things; swingin' jazz, a good honest drink & a great steak. Join us for dinner or a friendly game of billiards & experience what Pete's has to offer.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?