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Walnut Room

111 N State St 7th Fl, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
+1 312-781-3125
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pot pie” (59 reviews)
“meatloaf” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 19:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
111 N State St 7th Fl, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Walnut Room is Christmas in Chicago. The wait is long. The food is nothing special. But, it represents the season. Don’t miss it. Lots of fun.

Thank John C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a family dinner here to enjoy dining near the big Christmas tree. There was a wait (on a Tuesday evening) and it felt like they were trying to cycle people through. Maybe our server was just efficient though. The food was good and...More

Thank Stacey012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is very crowded for the holidays because they have a huge beautiful Christmas tree on display in the middle of the restaurant. The rest of the decor is plebeian. The tables are covered with white paper. The food was very good though. My...More

1  Thank Tonypose
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a classic Christmas experience with the tree in the center and the hustle of people. But, I’ve never been overly impressed with the food. It’s just okay. Not expensive though and good service.

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu is very limited. It is know for its Meat Loaf and Chicken Pot pie. I did not have either. My friend had the meat loaf which is her favorite. I had a cup of Lobster Bisque which I enjoyed. Then I had an...More

1  Thank wackedout
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a group out for our sons graduation. The staff was good. The food was good. No pics though too much conversation. Didn't feel rushed to leave when finished.

Thank Naomi C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good Food Good Service Kids Love it! Menu was contemporary but reasonably priced! Forget on line. Arrive at 10:00 and get a pager and go shopping.

Thank stlbob2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to the Walnut Room for the past 50 years. Unfortunately, this may be our very last time because the service, beauty, and "wow" no longer exist. We got our pager at 2:30 and were told our seating would be between 4:30...More

2  Thank Teach3v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made reservation on Open Table. Arrived about 15 min beforehand. They have two lines. One for walk ins. One for reservations. What this means is that even though you have a reservation, you will still need to wait in line, albeit a shorter one, but...More

Thank Taccc123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit here, and we were surprised to find a long wait (one and a half hours) for lunch due to the start of the Christmas season. We decided to wait since we were in town only a couple days. The wait...More

Thank Tag1126
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Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
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your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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25 November 2017|
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Response from elainebF7456WB | Reviewed this property |
Only during the holiday season is it necessary to have reservations...
Ruth R
10 November 2017|
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Response from Bonnie T | Reviewed this property |
I would just to be certain you can get in.
Michelle K
16 November 2016|
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I'm so sorry I missed this question but honestly I didn't know the answer. Were you able to take him with you?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N State St 7th Fl, Chicago, IL 60602-1659
  • Public Transportation: CTA Pink, Green, Orange, Purple and Brown lines at the Randolph / Wabash stop. Both the CTA Blue line (Washington stop) and CTA Red line (Lake street stop) are less than 1 block from the store.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-781-3125
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