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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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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
Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to lunch after a visit do the Art of Institute of Chicago. Nice installations, very good food. Its a cosy place. Don't forget to make reservations.

Thank pitanga
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Gage offered high quality food plus a great social environment. And even in a busy place, the staff didn't seem too overworked and were right there for all our needs every time.

Thank Jake R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The combination of a great and creative menu, prime location, vibrant atmosphere makes this elevated gastro pub a must visit especially if you need a place to eat while visiting the Art Institute or Millenium Park. If you have symphony or theatre tickets, mention it...More

Thank senchicago
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited with a group of 10 work colleagues, all from everywhere except Chicago. Staff could not have been more accommodating or attentive to our many needs. On the menu was a pork chop special like none ever tasted. Rubbed in coffee and more, it...More

Thank Edwin R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our second visit to The Gage, once again it was incredibly busy but the staff coped well. We had booked a table and we were seated right on time at 7 pm. A varied menu including interesting specials. i had the Trout fillets...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can't go wrong with this upscale pub right across from the Art Institute. Always busy, make reservations if you intend going during the rush hours of lunch or dinner. Must have: Scotch Egg, fish and chips. We have been multiple times with family and...More

Thank Artscampe
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was in town for Easter so I didn't chance it being booked and made a reservation for brunch on OpenTable. Wow, this place is amazing. The brunch menu had so many options - even the old standards had a twist. Try the Eggs Benedict with...More

Thank Masako W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had homemade hash. Very unique - good. Service was great but nothing special about restaurant. Two tv in bar. Menu limited.

Thank swede52497
Reviewed 1 week ago

Convenient location for several theater venues and if you let them know the curtain time, they will make sure you have enough time to get where you are going. The food was very good and the portions generous. Many interesting craft beers and a nice...More

Thank Lawrence V
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of nice places in Chicago and The Gage is one of them. Good fresh food, nicely presented and good selection of wine

Thank caroler160
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
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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Is there a children's menu?
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
Valet parking available?
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.
Adam B
What are the rough quantities of foods for the "firsts," "seconds," and "thirds?" Does a meal consist of all three or is one enough?
26 May 2016|
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Response from kathy52722 | Reviewed this property |
I agree that you get enough. The portions are average size, but big enough.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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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The Gage is an iconic restaurant and tavern on Michigan ave. We invite you to savor our delicious, upscale comfort food, fine wines, boutique beers and whiskeys while enjoying the relaxing ambience of our vintage decor.