Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.gibsonssteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: 3122668999
  • Hours of Operation:
    Daily: 11:00am - 2:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, American, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Oak Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is located directly in front of the restaurant. The charge is $14.00 at our Rush Street location. Valet parking is complimentary at our Rosemont location.
A word from Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago
Unbelievable food, efficient & fun service, & the highest quality products available, served in an exciting setting, seems like a simple equation for a great Saturday night out. The difference at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse is that this is a nightly occurrence with the same excitement & weekend energy found every day of the week. As thousands before have discovered, it only takes one trip to get you hooked.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago reviews from OpenTable diners
291 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (170)hot spot (122)neighborhood gem (109)great for outdoor dining (105)fit for foodies (100)good for groups (95)vibrant bar scene (95)notable wine list (89)great for lunch (84)romantic (73)late-night find (39)great for brunch (37)scenic view (36)kid-friendly (26)Show More
  • Excellent food and service
    Caste
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Porter house was fantastic and waitress service was wonderful
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gibson's
    aom2VIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    The best steak house in town. They will also serve seafood. Fantastic service and food. Fun!!!! Always happy there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent Steakhouse
    jmeans
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    A friend and I went to Gibson's Steakhouse while visiting Chicago because of a glowing recommendation from a coworker. We went in for an early lunch, at around 11:15. From the moment we arrived the service staff was extremely attentive and friendly, it was a beautiful day so we sat outside on their patio which offered a nice view and was very comfortable. I had a cocktail (Moscow Mule) which was perfectly prepared, and a bone-in sirloin steak that was cooked to a perfect Medium-Rare, with a crisply seared exterior. Too often steakhouses overcook a Medium rare order, but Gibson's was not overcooked at all but somehow managed the best sear I've ever had on a steak. It's a bit pricey, but for a special occasion meal I'd highly recommend going.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food, great service
    IrishGal
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Gibsons was recommended to us for a steak by a Chicago cab driver and he was so right. Best steak I've ever had, the guy serving us was excellent. Friendly place and extremely busy, we went on Monday at 9.30 as it was the only reservation left and it was packed with people being turned away. The only downside was waiting in the overly packed bar which you couldn't get to. Other than that the food was amazing and service to match. I wish I had of had room to eat some of the enormous cakes passing us by!! Highly recommend
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meaty-ocre At Best
    DavidVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    An "average" experience at best - food was fair; service was rushed and the atmosphere was unpleasant (way too much noise). Gibson's may be a powerful steakhouse name in Chicago, but there are far better options out there - I will not be returning.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great restaurant in Chicago
    GreatLunchVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    My father and best recommend us to come and eat , was a memorable experience. Service outstanding, the stake was delicious bone in filet. The Crab appetizer to die for. watch when you order desert, they are huge!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect Service
    MNinChI
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Impeccable service, as always. Reliable good food - even the salad & bread. The filet sliders for lunch used to be a little more delicious, but the burger more than made up for it.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect
    ILFoodie
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    It was my 2nd time dining at Gibson's. It was better than I remembered. A perfect meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chicago prime steak
    gibby
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    If you want to taste of strong Midwestern beef come to Gibsons Short of bringing the heifer on Hoof into the dining room the waiters present various choices of steak It is then cooked to perfection in with large quantities of side dishes of your choice One caveat. Do not weigh yourself at least one week
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gibson's-Chicago
    veteezy
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Make reservations early because this place is packed. I found out in August that I would be in Chicago and thought it would be nice to go to Gibson's on Thursday, I figured it would be slow. Even though it was more than a month in advance, earliest reservation I could get was 10pm. Ordered the WR Chicago Cut and was simply amazing, took girlfriend for her b-day and she really enjoyed her filet (and she is not a big steak person), our waiter Sheldon was friendly and made sure we were taken care. I've only been a handful of times, but this place has never let me down.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food but reservations sucked
    Battin
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Be prepared for both really good meat and gigantic portions. For those who like their steaks rare, good place to go, but not if you're in a rush. In the evening, we were seated 45 minutes after your reservation time. That was extremely annoying
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Visit at Gibsons in Chicago
    Robertonthego
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    This restaurant deserves a visit for meat lovers, but reserve a long time in advance for diner
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Well worth the visit!
    Peachfuzz1954
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    I have been thinking about going down to Gibsons for quite sometime, as I try to get down to Chicago as much as possible. Service was very good. Didn't have to wait long for a drink or food. It was so nice to finally find a restaurant where the bartender knew how to make a Tom Collins correctly. My visit was worth it just for that! Nice presentation of the different types of steaks available. I decided on a 14oz Filet Mignon. I was very pleasantly surprised as to how fast it came to my table. The meat was very tender, & not all dry-cooked very well. I would definitely come back again! Little pricey, but it was worth every penny. I left very well fed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    Norm
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    I always wanted to go to Gibson's and finally made it and glad I did. Will go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A must when in Chicago
    goodeatz
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Our waiter Rick was amazing. He was honest and helped make great selections . We were three and we split the Pepper encrusted filet, lobster tail, and the Chilean sea bass. All the entrees were cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • horrible service
    nothappy1
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We had reserved a table a month in advance, and reconfirmed 2 hours before reservation. We had an important business meeting and was 10 min early, however our guests called and told us their plane landed late, so they would be 20min late. The snotty arrogant host told us at our arrival, that we could not be seated till our 2 other guest arrived. we tried the bar, but no seats. I went to the host 3 times to get our seats, but she continued to refuse us to sit down. After my pregnant wife and I had been standing around for 30 min our guests arrived, and I had to go get the manager to get the table. HORRIBLE SERVICE.... TOOO many good restaurants in Chicago to be treated like that. After spending well over $600,- I would never return there.
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  • Great Food and Service!
    neighborVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Ribeye was on of the best, cooked to order. Service was friendly yet professional. Great for people watching.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meat
    nick
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Great place to enjoy a good steak. The ambience was great. We arrived early and had a drink at the bar before our table was ready beofre our reservation time. The portions are large and it might be a good opportunity to share plates.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • They made me happy
    CaseyC
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Our waiter was a handsome, young man with a shaved head. He did everything to make our experience the best, and the food was good too...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 5 star spot, 3 star food
    Patto
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    It is a great location, ambience, service, drinks, people, all awesome. However, the food was good but did not warrant a 5 star rating. The Onion and Tomato salad should have been marinated properly, it wasn't. I was just eating a raw onion and a sliced tomato with a little dressing dripped on top. The blue cheese scallop potatoes had way too much blue cheese. I mean, waaaaayyyyy too much. The ribeye was cooked perfect and the seasoning was great but it was way too marbled. I literally was cutting out large pieces of fat, and my friends were just eating the fat in there's (there were two other ribeyes at the table). The garlic spinach was good but the garlic broccoli was not. I would still go back though and try again though.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • best steak in Chicago
    chloe
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    I am from Texas and took 2 friends from Australia to what I hoped would be a great steak restaurant. None of us were disappointed. Steaks were cooked to perfection and service was outstanding
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, not great
    southern1
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    The hostess gave us a warm greeting, the waiter was friendly and attentive, surroundings looked clean, white tablecloths and polished wood were an elegant touch. My wife's filet was great. I had the bone-in ribeye and at over $50, my expectations were high; seared nicely, looked great, but was tougher than Prime steaks I've had in the past. Gibson's wasn't advertised as such, but it wasn't an intimate setting. We sat in a booth, but a diner from another table was actually physically closer to me than my wife (who was across the table)! The aisle way next to our table was highly trafficked with passers by brushing our table all through the meal. Noise level was also high from a number of large groups who were throughout the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Still the best - but....
    Krupsmaster
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    For me Gibsons is since more than 25 years the best steakhouse in the world. And it is probably still. BUT - this time the steaks were too burned outside and in stead of the ordered medium rare they were more near well done. Ok - this was the first time but should in THIS restaurant not happen again!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Great food, great service. We celebrated my daughter's engagement and my future son-in-law's 30th birthday. The server, Greg, couldn't have been better and of course, the steaks and sides were outstanding. Expensive but worth it for a fun, special evening.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • BarbieVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    Thank you Raul, Johnny and Steve another beautiful day and food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gibson's
    HarlieVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Steak was delicious as were the sides. Service however poor. Had to ask sev. times for & item. Told this was a double anniversary celebration- one a 50th. Ordered the cake - no candle! Nothing special at all was done. The cake was delicious but ridiculous by the way. Enuf for 10. I guess bigger portion = bigger profit. I wanted my untouched salad to take home. They forgot. Been here many times and sadly this time was a disappointment.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Worth it!
    FitzSkyewalker
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This place is pricey but every bite is amazing. We went early as we have a 3 year old and everyone was as nice to him as they were to us!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    JBer
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Gibson's had been highly touted in reviews, but we were disappointed in the steaks. The filets were dry and flavorless. We expected flavorful meat since we were in the Midwest, but we're very disappointed in the meal we had. One of the party had salmon and said it was good.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Oldy but a Goody
    KRoyer
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Gibson's has been around for quite some time - and it's still got it! We came for lunch labor day weekend 2014 - and the food was great! The bartender was extremely knowledgeable and professional! Great martinis! You can't go wrong - it's an oldy, but a goody!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Everything was perfect!
    Kbeams
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Everything was amazing! And our server Rick was the best!!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • skip it
    BzerkeleyVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We had heard good things and expected to have a really good steak equal to the reputation and the price. Ours was less than average. Not much flavor and a lot of chewy sinewy parts. The couple we were with sent theirs back to the kitchen to be cooked some more. This us Chicago - we thought they were the royalty if steak. We have all had much better in Las Vegas. Stop resting on your laurels. Skip it folks!!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gibson's
    aom2VIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Best beef and service in town. They also serve fish and anything you might want. They are the best restaurant in Chicago.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food on a nice patio!
    sw43
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We enjoyed our patio lunch with delicious food and good service.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • my favorite
    rivers
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    this place has got to be my favorite steakhouse in Chicago. a great selection of steaks cooked to perfection . i look forward to Gibsons when i am in town. great desserts and seafood too.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mixed review
    Luvsteak56
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    A special dining experience. The staff makes you feel comfortable and welcomed. Great presentation. The steak was expensive and over-rated.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not as I remembered
    Disappointed
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Used to frequent Chicago often 20 years ago, and always went to Gibson's. The food was outstanding back then. It was always full, but not as busy as now. They brought out a wider selection of meats then, and the steaks and sides were outstanding. Based on prior experience, I highly recommended this reservation. The ribeye steak was now OK. Under-cooked for the ordered medium, with more fat than expected. The sides were also OK. There was no longer the WOW affect as it was 20 years ago. Now there are much better steakhouses in Chicago that override Gibson's. I was somewhat disappointed.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding Dinner!
    Carrieski
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We came to this restaurant for my daughter's birthday. It did not disappoint. The food and service was exceptional. I would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great steaks!
    PSquared
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    True Chicago Steakhouse experience. Began with our waiter Carl promising we'd have fun. We did! Servings were huge....double baked potato the size of a football. Meat tray helped us decide what to order. I'll be back next time I'm in Chicago.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A MUST!
    GreatdinRs
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    The food is world class! They give u a substantial amount, well worth the money your going to spend! A great atmosphere- better suited for adults meeting with friends or a date night!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steak and allergy aware
    nonutsplease
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We went as a family of four, with two of those younger than 10 yrs old and one with a food allergy. The wait staff was wonderful. The food was delicious. The kitchen staff and wait staff we very accommodating to the food allergic person and more than happy to cater to the kids. Gibsons encourages sharing steaks and sides and will bring extra plates free of charge. There was plenty to eat. There was a wide range of customer attire from casual to suits and no one felt out of place. I would recommend a reservation as the place filled up very fast after 6pm.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.