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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We agreed to meet my sister and husband at The Gage for lunch to start a long Chicago weekend. I was somewhat skeptical about it's limited menu. All 6 of us loved our lunches and stayed for a leisurely 1-1/2 hours. The waiter was funny,...More

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 4 days ago

My fiancé and I went here for dinner over the weekend. We were in the city enjoying all things Christmas...Christkindlmarket, Macy's, Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon...so this was a perfect central location! I had called earlier in the week, assuming that it would be...More

Thank GotHope
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel Alise recommended this place for lunch. I couldn't believe how good the food was, especially the poutine. OMG! It was fantastic! A meal in itself--so don't let that appetizer title fool you. We liked the Gage so much we came back for dinner...More

Thank Toni A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ambiance, great food, and Sean our server was wonderful. The mussels were a great starter, and we had the pork chop and chicken. The bar was hopping, but our table was in a room off the side so it was comfortable and removed from...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took a quick mini vacation to Chicago and were staying in the Loop. I like to try out various restaurants and bars while on vacation and just happened to stop into this one. The place was jam-packed, which was a good...More

Thank Hamro_III
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had reservations but a table opened up at the bar so we just ate in there. The service was excellent, my water was never empty, not once, and I drink a lot of water. We decided to share apps and sides and were soooo...More

Thank cheyanne040277
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was packed and quite noisy. We were on the bar side and there were a lot of people standing next to our table chatting. The wine list was quite pricey but we got a very good red wine. We both had burgers that...More

Thank arpoul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice place, the staff are freindly, the food is good and the servies overall is good a nice place to to date your lovely person in

Thank Al T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Edgy restaurant with separate full service first come first serve bar seating. Packed on a Saturday soon after 6pm. Within a few minutes found a place at the bar. Quickly received attention with drinks and menu. Meal arrived within 10-15 minutes of ordering. Flavorful with...More

Thank Nutsnella
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gage is an attractive and large restaurant that is essentially the modern version of a steak house. It specializes it excellent preparations of many cuts of meat in a very large, attractive and lively space. While this is a meat lover’s restaurant, the salads...More

Thank Zzardvark
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9 June 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
17 December 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
11 November 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
US$18 - US$35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: 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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