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Lockwood Restaurant and Bar

17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603-5608
+1 312-917-3404
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brownie” (21 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603-5608
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in the Palmer House Hotel, a Hilton Hotel. It's worth going into the restaurant and lobby area of the hotel just to see this area. With most of the items are still the originals. It is beautiful and ornate. Beautiful fixtures,...More

1  Thank russcox
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The restaurant is located in the Palmer House hotel. we were staying in the hotel, and were too tired to go out for dinner after 12 hours train ride. I called to the restaurant for reservation and was told I was able to walk in...More

Thank Vlai
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant just off the beautiful lobby has white linen table cloths and its own elegant atmosphere. As part of a group I had breakfast here every day and about three dinners. The breakfast had something for everyone and tasty. Only complaint is that the...More

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This Palmer House restaurant, while we didn't care for their dinner menu, was perfect for breakfast. Service was good too.

Thank charlespY3110CE
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I went here for a pre-theater snack/drink. -they offer a coupon for a free appetizer with your "broadway in Chicago" ticket sleeve--which was very nice -main bar area is gorgeous with dramatic 30 foot ceilings and recently restored murals -very old school Chicago feel--very storied...More

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We decided to come here after dinner around 9 pm on a weekday to try their brownie since the brownie was created here at the Palmer Hotel. The brownie's texture was silky/creamy. If you like fudge, then this may be the brownie for you. It...More

Thank spain298
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Our family had tickets for Hamilton which was right down the street with some time to kill we decided to check out the Palmer House. We were amazed at how luxurious and classy the interior was. I saw a sign describing the recent upgrade and...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We are here before seeing Hamilton, the food was good but nothing memorable. I believe they do the sous vide method of cooking their steaks. It was very tender but I prefer grilled, not saying it was bad, just nothing I would go back for....More

Thank TexasGLS
Reviewed 9 July 2017

During our recent stay at the Palmer House, a friend and I had several meals in this on-site restaurant. I had a lovely lunch there one day (velvety mushroom pasta, with creme brûlée to finish). We also routinely ate breakfast at the Lockwood during our...More

Thank bradshawgirl
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Whatever restaurant occupies the lobby of the magnificent Palmer House will always get my business. The food was delicious and the service was discreet and friendly. My sister and I were there for a long chat so the service had just the right amount of...More

Thank Virginia G
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27 May 2017|
Response from rallensr | Reviewed this property |
There were mewing people dress in a variety of ways. My answer would causal dress is accepted.
27 May 2017|
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Response from MichiganMom55 | Reviewed this property |
There were people there in jeans and t-shirts for dinner on a Saturday night. There were also people dressed for special occasions. I think you would be fine as long as the outfit isn't a swimsuit as the other poster said... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603-5608
    (Between State & Wabash)
  • Public Transportation: Lockwood Restaurant and Bar is located steps from the Monroe (Red Line) stop, as well as the Green, Orange, Brown and Purple stop on Wabash - Adams stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-917-3404
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Lockwood Restaurant & Bar has put forth the ultimate experience offering a local and seasonal inspired menu of American cuisine featuring herbs, vegetables, and urban honey harvested from their very own rooftop garden and apiary. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea service Lockwood Restaurant's intimate and elegant ambience serves as the perfect setting. Complemented by a private dining room and an impressive wine program Lockwood offers stunning space for private events and receptions.
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