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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (110 reviews)
“venison burger” (136 reviews)
“scotch egg” (82 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
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Reviewed today via mobile

Our group of 6 had dinner here. The dishes we ordered were good. The service was attentive. The place was packed which is always a good testament but it got quite noisy at times

Thank RKC K
Reviewed 4 days ago

After visiting the Art Institute, my daughter and I popped into this lively and eclectic restaurant for a late lunch. She ordered the fish and chips with a Guinness batter and a malt tartar sauce, while I opted for the famous Gage burger. Both were...More

Thank jkcole55
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Judging from other reviews, we may have visited on an off day. Brunch was ok but not great overall- the eggs were prepared well but the bacon was not crisp. A couple of components of the order were incorrect but the server was cheerful and...More

Thank JavaMama01
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have scotch eggs! I rarely see them and this was excellent. The service is extraordinary. I watched a waitstaff notice the man had gone to the restroom so he removed the cloth napkin and refolded it just to keep it nice for the couple....More

Thank mgminfo
Reviewed 1 week ago

So we were strolling around Millennium Park/Grant Park and got hungry and decided to give this place a try. Upon first entering, it was very crowded (good sign) and they offered us a "shared" table if you will, which worked out well. Their menu is...More

Thank Gracie27
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent and the food was delicious. I highly recommend the poutine. The buffalo ribs were tasty as were the oysters rockefeller. The portions are big! I would recommend ordering one or two items from the "Firsts" and "Seconds" columns.

Thank Moira A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gage is a great Bar / Eatery on South Michigan Ave. It was perfect for dinning before our CSO Event at 8:00 pm. The Drinks are Great and the Fresh Fish of the Day is a must ! Reservations are a must unless you...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here while on a business trip. Can't say enough about the fish and chips (still thinking about it!) Service was fast and efficient though our waiter made a few jokes that our table didn't find particularly amusing. Glad we ate here.

Thank lovestoplantrips
Reviewed 1 week ago

During a recent trip to Chicago, a friend and I booked dinner reservations at The Gage. It was a delight! I had the roasted elk rack entree with roasted brussels sprouts and a big glass of wine. I finished it off with a piece of...More

Thank bradshawgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was torn on whether to order the fish and chips or the Gage burger. I ordered the fish and chips, but luckily my sister ordered the Gage Burger. We split our plates. The fish and chips were good. The Gage Burger was AMAZING!

Thank Kristine S
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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
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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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