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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” (119 reviews)
“venison burger” (150 reviews)
“scotch egg” (90 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

The staff was exceptional with advice and service. I had the venison burger and fries, everything was done perfectly. A great meal on a cold rainy night in the Windy City!

Thank Todd I
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is nicely located in front of Centennial Park in Chicago, it offers excellent food and good old fashioned cocktails. The food service and atmosphere are excellent. I think this place is a must stop.

Thank Maritza F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were seated quickly on a Friday evening. Wait staff were super friendly and portions were really generous. The split pea soup was delicious, and the homemade sausage and endive salad amazing! This is the second time we have eaten at The Gage, and it’s...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upscale style pub with very good food! Nice inside with tables, booths, as well as some self-seating near the bar.

Thank XSmojo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for brunch before Hamilton. We started with a house made sticky bun and honey-glazed cheese biscuits. The biscuits come three to an order. I was unable to finish my corned beef hash after eating one huge biscuit, which is a shame, as it...More

Thank Dadmeister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gage is fantastic for a meet up place in the loop. The bar area is always bustling, but further back in the dining room the space is cozy and a bit quieter. The food is American fare, with a European pub influence - the...More

Thank DondeEstaMiSamosa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so thankful we had the opportunity to eat here during Restaurant Week. There were three of us and we all agreed that everything we'd ordered was wonderful. Our daughter's venison burger was the surprise of the evening. So tasty, crisp, and tender. My...More

Thank Nonniekash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my favorite place to eat in Chicago. We ate there twice and I enjoyed it both times. Getting a seat for lunch was a bit of a challenge. (Get ready to have to be a little aggressive to get a seat. We were...More

Thank CR141
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner at The Gage. Service was exceptional and Wes was very attentive and helpful. The chef cooked a delicious vegan dish with beautiful veggies and rice with mint! Highly recommend!

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Friday of Thanksgiving weekend. We were able to get a reservation that afternoon. Our server spent extra time with us explaining the different types of wine and even brought my husband and me samples of 3-4 to try before selecting. I am very...More

Thank familytraveler38
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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
18 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
12 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
USD 18 - USD 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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