Select Cut Steakhouse
Select Cut Steakhouse

Select Cut Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Phone: 7732441500
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 2:00pm - 12:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Burgers, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Tony Munoz
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Catering: Call ahead for any size catering order. All menu items available for catering. Carry-out or delivery.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: W Diversey Way
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Select Cut Steakhouse
Upscale neighborhood restaurant specializing in steak, seafood, chicken, ribs, sandwiches. Voted one of Chicago's top 5 Burgers by Chicago Tribune. Downtown quality at neighborhood prices.
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Select Cut Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
23 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food3.9
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance3.5
    Noise LevelModerate
75% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (13)good for groups (5)special occasion (5)fit for foodies (4)romantic (4)kid-friendly (2)notable wine list (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • foodie123
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Great steaks, very reasonably priced. Friendly service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love this place!!!!!
    DinerVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    We got there late and the staff was very welcoming (food was great!) Thank you Select Cut!!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • pleasant surprise
    rlernVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    we really enjoyed the food....more than I thought we would. nice, quiet, small place in the 'hood. would definitely try again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great simple food
    buckeyegirlVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Great sides and soup. Steaks really good value. Desserts looked great but too full to get it
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service and steaks
    ajgfoodVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Nice neighorhood restraurant. Service was good, food was very good.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    This was our second time at Select Cut. Our first experience felt rushed. They seemed to have listened and slowed the pace of dinner. We have a very nice dinner, very good service and overall a great experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great ribs
    stingywithpraises
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    I love Select Cut's ribs. Their sides need some work but the ribs are great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Don't go for the steak
    Robert
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Very friendly environment, but I suggest that you pass on the steaks and try something else.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always a great steak!
    Brian
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    This place is a fantastic neighborhood location. The staff is always excellent and the food is consistently amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 14 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 4, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.8
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance3.5
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 74 reviews are from the Select Cut Steakhouse reviews archive.
  • Good hjomest foiod
    Consistent
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    Simply honest basic food always prepared well. Service is great
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great MEAT
    PaullyPaul
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Have been here quite a few times live the good and great service
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice steak place
    AmusedJimVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    A friend recommended the restaurant. The food was very good. All four of us had steaks of different kinds. We had several sides too. Portions were good so we took bags home. If we're up that way, I'd go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food - average value.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The service was very good and the food well prepared and enjoyable. The value was average because the price was quite high (over $400 for seven of us, including the tip, and not everyone had an alcoholic beverage).
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Don't miss this one
    SusieR
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Select Cut Steakhouse has been in the neighborhood for many years and is still one of the best buys one can find for fine dining. The steaks are always tender and perfectly seasoned; the meals are complete with 2 sides; there is an ample wine list and one never leaves hungry. One needs to be very strong to avoid the scrumptious desserts. Service is attentive without being intrusive. Given the size of the meals and the service provided, neither the meal nor the cost can be beat. This is a definite "do-not-miss."
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I love this place!
    midknight6
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    From the giant jumbo shrimp cocktail to steaks so tender that you can cut with a fork. Fantastic service. Great alcohol selection. Street parking can be a problem, but I wouldn't let that be a discouragement from giving it a try. Sign up for email updates and receive promotional discounts for special occasions and holidays.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A sure thing for a nice steak
    BrenlrVIP
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    If you want a great cut of beef worthy of the steak houses downtown, but at a reasonable price and with an understated atmosphere, this place delivers. I've been here several times -- always for a steak with a bottle of red -- and have never been disappointed. It's definitely not a frou-frou steak house, but the service is good, the wine selection is good, the food is great, the prices are great, and it's not hard to get a table. Husband & I come here when we're in the mood for a nice, juicy steak minus the "experience" of a Mastro's or Morton's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    Emily
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Such wonderful food! The steaks were fantastic and cooked to perfection. Wine pairing were nice and the service was really great. The only thing I didn't love was that our table was crowded in between two other tables and it felt pretty cramped. But asfter the first few minutes I pretty much forgot about it.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Horrible Valentines Dinner
    Brittany
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We were greatly disappointed at this restaurant. We went here before we saw Blue Man Group while celebrating Valentines Day. The best part of the meal was the bread and butter. We should have had a hint that the restaurant wasn't very good considering they were slow and it was Valentines Day at 6:30pm. Or maybe the hint should have been when they put A1 Sauce and Ketchup on the table before they brought out the steaks... No good steak needs any sauce... Both my husband and my steaks were burnt on the outside, chewy, ABSOLUTELY NO seasoning, and it was really bad. We actually thought of just paying our bill and going across the street to eat at a fast food restaurant. I wouldn't be surprised if they close soon.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New Years
    Jess
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    We went there on New Years Eve. I originally made the reservation for 2 and had to change it last minute to 4. They were very accommodating and the food was great.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good choice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    Select cut is good food good price not a dive but not so fancy you can't be comfortable.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner
    Jellyman
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    Perfectly cooked filet mignon & rib eye, (which is not the norm for "steak places" lately). Nice choice of wine and service was excellent. This was our second visit and both were great. We will be back.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was mediocre at best.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/29/2013
    The food was mediocre at best. My boyfriend and I each ordered the ribeye with a garlic "crust." What we received was a flavorless piece of meat with a thick layer of minced, semi-cooked garlic. This is not a crust. Our server should have let us know. It was a disappointing experience overall. We won't be going back again.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Recently moved into the neighborhoo
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 11/15/2013
    Recently moved into the neighborhood and we are delighted to find this solid local gem. Nothing fancy but great food and big-time value for money.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great value and great steak!
    KjuanVIP
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    The menu reminds me of the steak houses from years ago. With veggies and a starch served with every steak, there is no comparison to what other steak places offer. The prices are very reasonable! The atmosphere only needs a uniform dress code by all of the servers. That alone would kick it up a notch. We were constantly asked about our satisfaction and needs. The water remained full. This is the kind of service that makes them stand out. I look forward to returning for that famous steak burger. While I remain a fan of the pricey steak houses, this spot is a hidden Gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, neighborhood joint
    jgy1
    Dined on 11/8/2013
    Wonderful neighborhood spot with good food, nine service and reasonable prices.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great neighborhood place
    RealFoodie1VIP
    Dined on 11/2/2013
    If you live in the area, nice place to go for dinner, Friendly, good service and the food was good, my Preference would be a prime steak!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service! My
    JackVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2013
    Great food and service! My steak was wonderful !!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Steak in Lakeview
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/28/2013
    A Lakeview gem. No need to go downtown! Good for special occasions or guests to Chicago.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it,
    Kiki
    Dined on 10/20/2013
    Great service without being pushy. I was in Chicago for work and staying at the company condo in Lakeland. I am so glad I picked this restaurant from open Table. Great steaks for a very reasonable price. Very nice wine list. Defiantly going into favorite restaurants for the Condo.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I Must Have Missed Something.......
    FishChiefVIP
    Dined on 10/19/2013
    We chose to try Select Cut based on good reviews, and am still wondering what I missed. Service and food was rushed, we had a later, 8:30 reservation, the restaurant was not full, the staff seemed to be in a big hurry to get us done and out the door. We were attempting to have a nice relaxed, comfortable experience and it was anything but that. My steak was ok, my guests' steak was overdone. Crab cakes were marginal. Guests' baked potato and broccoli was ok, my potato was overdone, been in the steamer too long. We really didn't even have enough time to complain about things, the meal was out and done in like 25 minutes. The best thing was we had a great table, in the window, and would have spent more time there had we not felt so pushed.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • reliable dining choice
    jennyg
    Dined on 10/18/2013
    we always enjoy our meal at Select Cut- we get a nice steak dinner with a neighborhood atmosphere.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Did not expect to be rushed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/20/2013
    Did not expect to be rushed throughout our dinner and out the door in an hour. We went to a steak house because we wanted a relaxed lea surly dinner. Same treatment extended to all the diners. They also seated everyone on top of each other even though the restaurant had a number of open tables.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just Great
    Jody
    Dined on 8/24/2013
    The steak was outstanding!! My friend and I love the place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just OK
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/17/2013
    We were hoping to get a great steak on our trip to Chicago. Select Cut was just OK, steak did not have much flavor, my wifes chicken dish was cold, presentation was a bit lacking, restaurant was kind of dark, but the service was very good. Overall fair, probably would not go back again.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What a wonderful gem around
    PJ813
    Dined on 8/13/2013
    What a wonderful gem around the corner! we went for our anniversary, and the food and service were excellent!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My New BESTEST Steak Hse in Chicago
    bigpix2000
    Dined on 6/16/2013
    It would take me too long to give these guys a proper review. Suffice to say the steak was TOP NOTCH that even my 79 year old Mother who has complained at all of the last 6 "top notch" restaurants we have taken her to has had only good things to say and asked for more than one bite of our meats ;-) Our Waiter turned out to be the owner but we did not know it (unassuming and all service was the perfect touch as it turned out) but we are sure from seeing the other servers that the level we got was the same as others with a display of the meats and fish before hand and an attention to nuanced requests. We all had different cuts (Filet M, Rib Eye, etc.) and all of them melt in your mouth tasty ... RECOMMENDED!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We could not have been treated
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    We could not have been treated better and their wine list was very reasonably priced for the quality of wine we enjoyed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My steak, or mistake?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    I was actually a little underwhelmed from this experience. I have eaten here many times over the years and this time I found the NY strip to be a very low quality cut of meat. It was much fattier than I've had in the past. Also, my portion of broccoli was like half the size of my partner's. We had the same vegetable medley. Drinks were good, service itself was great and we made it to our venue on time and we weren't hungry. My partner had the Prime Rib and it was very tasty.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great find!
    Beegs
    Dined on 3/1/2013
    Fantastic time! Great food, great prices in a neighborhood joint!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My boyfriend and I went for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    My boyfriend and I went for Valentine's Day. Food was good but took 40 minutes to get. Long wait, was very late and ended up taking most of it home.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet