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The Cheesecake Factory

#9 of 178 Dessert in Chicago
#119 of 8,289 Places to Eat in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Magnificent Mile
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875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-1803
+1 312-337-1101
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11:00 - 23:30
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri 11:00 - 00:30
Sat 10:30 - 00:30
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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175 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good cheesecake and friendly service. Portion is quite big and we had a hard time choose between all the options.

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Thank SebasFlo
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We walked on planning to wait for our dinner and we were told an hour. No big deal we did some stuff close by and came back to a table being ready. Perfect! Except for the table that they sat us at, it is the large booth right at the Michigan ave entrance. So all the people that came in... More 

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Thank Becky M
Sainte Genevieve, Missouri
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103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped in here late on a Saturday night (10;00 p.m.) with the woman after seeing a play at the Broadway Playhouse. There was still a wait, however, we found a table at the bar. Ordered the Louisiana Chicken, our staple, and it was delicious. The restaurant was clean and the help was on top of things. Great location. We will... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As a Canadian, we don't have Cheesecake Factories up here. So when I finally came here, the experience was awesome. I had this fried chicken sandwich that was unreal. The portion was huge, and it was delicious. The menu is quite huge too making it hard to choose. The place was packed and the service was a liiiittle slow, but... More 

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Thank WayneTech
Holland, Michigan
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of course the Cheesecake Factory was yummy, but what made it great was we were able to sit in the bar area (at a table) without waiting the 90 minutes for a regular table. Our waitress was great. Also, my friend reeeeally enjoyed her margarita. My pizza was kind of floppy, that's the only negative I have!

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Thank Lisa O
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location in downtown Chicago... parking is a kind of ridiculous tho. That I will definitely say. I spent 60 bucks on it alone.... however the restaurant itself is delicious. Service is always good. The menu can be a bit overwhelming! But anything you choose is delicious!

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Thank Tina G
Savannah, GA
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful garlic lemon chicken. Delicious. And the Salted caramel cheesecake was divine. But two drinks added $30 to my bill!! Seemed like a lot. Great service

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Thank Mikestages
Champaign, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited several Cheesecake Factory locations. This location is convenient enough while staying in downtown Chicago. Get there before 5:00 for dinner so the wait isn't so bad. The food is always good, and the portions are fairly large. My boyfriend had the bang bang chicken and shrimp and it was delicious! I had the Chinese chicken salad and... More 

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Thank chronis01
LaSalle Peru, IL
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been to The Cheesecake Factory before and to this locations and have had a good time. This last visit completely missed the mark in service. We went for a early dinner and to grab some dessert for later. It was my mom, 8 month old and myself. Upon walking in there was 3 parties before us and it... More 

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We have visited a couple of other cheesecake factories and this one is up there with the best of them. Great location, lovely restaurant and amazing service. I had the burger and my wife ate the enchiladas, then we attempted a cheesecake and a chocolate cake.... We were defeated..... food was so good Highly recommended

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Italian, American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
10:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-1803
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-337-1101

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.
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