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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (117 reviews)
“venison burger” (146 reviews)
“scotch egg” (89 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 S Michigan Ave, Between Monroe and Madison Streets, Chicago, IL 60603-3301
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the venison burger and it was the best burger I've had in a long time. The wait staff was very friendly and attentive.

Thank Jon V
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first time at the restaurant. It is a picture perfect postcard of true elegance. Very inviting & friendly with staff members going out of their way to please. Wait until you meet Sean, the manager, who is very classy, sophisticated, & business...More

Thank Faustina B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We didnt have a dinner reservation but managed to get a table which was a good start. I had spicy ribs which was a huge portion so I managed to cancel my main. My husband had an extremely expensive steak that was really tough and...More

Thank CarolynAt
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you can see from my prior reviews, I have been here several times for both lunch and dinner, but, this was not one of my favorite dinners. This was my most recent visit with my family of four for dinner. I had a reservation...More

Thank Tony J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I came here because I had tickets for Hamilton and I needed somewhere to set up shop for a few hours. The bar staff were lovely and the food delicious. What makes this place stand out for me was the whisky selection. It’s small...More

Thank Miss Wheeler C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have had dinner here quite a few times! Love the food and atmosphere. Had reservation for 6 before seeing Hamilton and it was perfect. Staff was attentive and food was delish!! Will return on next trip to Chicago!

Thank North_journeys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect stop after a half day at the Art Institute at this Gastropub American eatery. Fried pickles, poutine, salmon, Cornish hen, and their assortment of cookies for dessert with a ginger bread tea are perfect comfort food for cold Chicago winters.

Thank Grace K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a weeknight after Christmas, The Gage on Michigan Ave. was very busy so we were fortunate to be seated immediately without a reservation, probably not a good practice in the future for this popular restaurant. A mix of families and couples were seated around...More

Thank douglasl739
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, reasonably priced and bonus --- great people watching! HUGE portions. We'd had a pretty fun weekend, maybe one drink too many, and this was the perfect place to snack on some tasty hangover food. Club Sandwich and Burgers with fries!! Oh yeah, so...More

Thank SandBAtlanta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, food and yes, coffee! On a freezing December night this was worth the walk. I actually had one of the best hamburgers ever! My friend had an excellent duck dish😬. Ambiance, decor, service all wonderful! I’ll be back.

Thank Sally 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
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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