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Keefer's - CLOSED

20 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-6392
+1 312-467-9525
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
26 May 2015
“This place blows away the old-guard steakhouses!”
20 Sep 2014
“Classic excellent steak house, a shade shy of great”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary
€€ - €€€
20 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-6392
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

Impeccable service, rib-eye aged and marbled to perfection, a bar-setting Caesar salad with fresh anchovies, plus the silkiest of creme brulee. Oh, and BTW- the actually had a non-alcolohic red for me!

Thank LisaAlvarado1956
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Unpretentious outstanding steak and other American food options with attentive staff, a few blocks north of the Chicago River and West of Michigan Avenue shopping areas. A reasonable option for a Chicago steak fix, and competitive with but probably not better than several other good...More

1  Thank jishenker
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Great collection of wines. excellent food and service. The steaks were fantastic. We had to wait a while till we got a table but was well worth the wait

1  Thank Renu b
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Have eaten here many times, large portions, it's delicious...pricey but worth it. Steak is always perfect, nice location.

1  Thank PandEAllen
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I always looked forward to having dinner at Keefer's. I just learned that they have closed and the owner has retired. Not sure what will happen at this location, but it was stated that a well known seafood restaurant may open in a few weeks....More

2  Thank Jmpeters
Reviewed 25 May 2014

I love good food, but excellent service really takes it to the next level. Every person in our party of 5 loved their steaks or seafood, and John's excellent and friendly service made it a great night for us all.

1  Thank Deborah597
Reviewed 24 May 2014

I always try to have a meal at Keefer's whenever I visit Chicago on business. First class restaurant. Service and food are always outstanding. Whether you want to grab a quick lunch or leisurely dinner Keefer's is one of the best. Knowledgeable wait staff and...More

Thank MARC A
Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

A late meal means ordering from Keefers Bistro options: steak and frittes: a great slab of steak cooked to order with a well presented order of shoestring fries. At 27 bucks it's one of the better values at Keefers. My starter of gumbo did not...More

Thank CandyMan627
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Ate here with a friend 5/19 for dinner. After reading great TA reviews, was really looking forward to a great meal. While both our filets were cooked as ordered, they both came to the table less than hot. Our server was pleasant but did not...More

Thank victrometer
Reviewed 13 May 2014

This steak restaurant is pretty good. We were there with two small kids and the waiter was excellent serving them and making sure their food came out first. It's not a budget restaurant by any means but the food is worth it.

Thank jrankw
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$40
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654-6392
    (Dearborn Street)
  • Public Transportation: All "L Stops" meet at the State of Illinois, Thompson Building at Clark and Lake Streets. After disembarking the train, proceed two blocks North on Clark Street to Kinzie Street. Make a right and go one block over to Dearborn. The restaurant is on the corner of Dearborn and Kinzie Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-467-9525
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