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Gale Street Inn

#378 of 7,858 Restaurants in Chicago}
$$ - $$$American, ,
4914 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60630-2106
+1 773-725-1300
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (96 reviews)
“jambalaya” (11 reviews)
“full slab” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Grill
$$ - $$$
4914 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60630-2106
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently dined here on a Friday night (had reservations). The staff is very attentive and accomodating- checked back often on beverages.Tney start you off with a very tasty warm bread. I had the ribs, salad or soup comes with it and a side of...More

Thank Spiketon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have heard about the Ribs here for a long time. Decided to go for dinner. Ordered the ribs and it came with soup or salad and with a side. Took the soup and for the side had a double baked potato. All the food was...More

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We came to Gale Street Inn - specifically for the ribs. We each ordered a full slab which we don't typically do. They are among the best ribs in the Chicago area. They are tender and tasty and fall-off-the-bone. To me, they are perfect. Our...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant we’ve frequented for a long time, and it never disappoints. The menu is expansive, the prices are reasonable, and the servers are always eager to please. Great fish, chicken, ribs and beef. Can’t go wrong. Free parking in lot.

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

My husband chose this restaurant for his birthday. Given that I don't eat ribs, I didn't expect to enjoy my dinner (lemon arugula salad with blackened salmon) as much as I did. Fantastic kids menu too!

1  Thank TravelingMamaGlv
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I had heard that the ribs here were fab so I went last week after a 35 year hiatus. Met another couple and we each split a full slab. The ribs were just so-so. I don't like it when the meat falls off the bone...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Gale Street Inn exceeded my expectations. After hearing so many great comments about this restaurant over the years- I finally got to enjoy it when visiting the area. The ribs were tender and sauce was delicious. Service was attentive and friendly. Encountered the owner...More

1  Thank pprassas1
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The food and service in this restaurant are reliably good. Great burgers and entrees like salmon and chicken. Nice specials. And the menu has lots to choose from. But the restaurant is often very crowded and loud, and they don't take reservations on weekends, so...More

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great food, love to dine in bar area,neighborhood restaurant great for any occasion. Parking lot if you drive and Jefferson Park Blue Line across the street.

Thank John C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Gale Street has been around for a really long time and the ribs and other meals are amazing. We have never had a bad meal and we always leave with leftovers.

Thank Chicagogirl1977
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Questions & Answers
Greg W
4 March 2016|
Response from Gale Street I | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for reaching out. We offer dinner service beginning at noon on Sundays, but do not have a brunch. Hope to see you soon!
25 May 2015|
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Response from 160cheese | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Bar, Grill
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4914 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60630-2106
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 773-725-1300
  • E-mail
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