Best American Restaurants in Gold Coast Chicago

ikram cafeikram cafe
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
RL RestaurantRL Restaurant
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Beatrix - StreetervilleBeatrix - Streeterville
(824)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Doc B's Fresh Kitchen - Gold CoastDoc B's Fresh Kitchen - Gold Coast
(238)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Eight Bar and PatioEight Bar and Patio
(33)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Ditka's - ChicagoDitka's - Chicago
(5353)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
D4 Irish Pub and CafeD4 Irish Pub and Cafe
(387)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Blue Door Kitchen & GardenBlue Door Kitchen & Garden
(824)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Pinstripes - ChicagoPinstripes - Chicago
(361)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Mity Nice Bar & GrillMity Nice Bar & Grill
(1383)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
SomersetSomerset
(295)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Signature Room at the 95thSignature Room at the 95th
(4594)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
The WindsorThe Windsor
(139)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Best Italian Restaurants in Gold Coast Chicago

Nico OsteriaNico Osteria
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Mario's TableMario's Table
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Merlo on MapleMerlo on Maple
(1188)
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
PelagoPelago
(1274)
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Carmine's ChicagoCarmine's Chicago
(3709)
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
La StoriaLa Storia
(336)
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Freds Chicago at Barneys New YorkFreds Chicago at Barneys New York
(987)
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Rosebud on RushRosebud on Rush
(3328)
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Torali - located at The Ritz Carlton, ChicagoTorali - located at The Ritz Carlton, Chicago
(51)
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Francesca's on ChestnutFrancesca's on Chestnut
(1602)
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Coco Pazzo CaféCoco Pazzo Café
(1701)
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

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Gold Coast Chicago Restaurants

ikram cafeikram cafe
198 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Lovely spot for a quiet lunch. Service was wonderful. More

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Maple & AshMaple & Ash
1810 reviews
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Amazing food great service will definitely come back!!@ More

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RL RestaurantRL Restaurant
4281 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The service was on par with the most excellent food and drinks. We were seated promptly and given an appropriate level of attention throughout. The wine recommendation was spot on and the dessert was perfect. This is a place we will return to often. More

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Les NomadesLes Nomades
1400 reviews
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Contemporary French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Romantic. Delicious. Enough said More

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Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - ChicagoGibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago
4279 reviews
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Steak | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Delicious food and excellent service in a clubby atmosphere. More

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The Capital Grille - Chicago - DowntownThe Capital Grille - Chicago - Downtown
2571 reviews
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

My waitress was an absolute doll, very knowledgeable, polite, attentive. She made my experience very memorable. More

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Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - ChicagoHugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - Chicago
3847 reviews
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Seafood | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

What incredible frog legs! Sea bass was amazing too. Terrific service. What a great Valentines Day venue!! Will go back very soon. More

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PelagoPelago
1274 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Excellent service by owner and staff. Somewhat pricey for drinks and daily special. More

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Mario's TableMario's Table
553 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

I always love coming here. Food is great and the service has thorough knowledge of their menu. Mario stops by to say hello and really make you feel at home. More

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D4 Irish Pub and CafeD4 Irish Pub and Cafe
387 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Food was amazing & the best drinks!!! Love the atmosphere. More

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Beatrix - StreetervilleBeatrix - Streeterville
824 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Creative Food options with great service. If we lived closer, we would probably go more often. I loved the cauliflower grits and also the quinoa cakes. More

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Shanghai TerraceShanghai Terrace
1003 reviews
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Chinese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

My favorite restaurant in Chicago never fails to impress. Excellent food, service and atmosphere. More

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Ditka's - ChicagoDitka's - Chicago
5353 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

As expected...high! Saw reviewed on Food Network and added it to our list! Traveling from Detroit. More

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Tavern on RushTavern on Rush
2309 reviews
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Steak | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

One of my favorite places to eat in Chicago! The ribeye was spectacular tonight! Great food, great service! More

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SomersetSomerset
295 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Amazing service! Wonderful atmosphere. The squid ink pasta was incredible! More

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LUXBARLUXBAR
1263 reviews
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Comfort Food | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Great food and wonderful atmosphere for Valentine’s Day date. Build your own manhattan highly recommended. Truffle fries great too! More

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Le Colonial - ChicagoLe Colonial - Chicago
3498 reviews
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Vietnamese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Always a favorite with family, friends. Love dining outside in the summer and people watch! More

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The LobbyThe Lobby
956 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Brunch food was awesome and service was great! Couldn’t ask for a better Server, top notch and a plus for any brunch, More

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Bistrot ZincBistrot Zinc
1627 reviews
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French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The evening was wonderful. The restaurant beat out our expectations. The food was delicious and our server was knowledgeable and very charming. We wondered why we had not been there before and will most certainly be back. More

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Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Michigan AvenueMariposa at Neiman Marcus - Michigan Avenue
193 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Mariposa is a nice quiet place to lunch. You can have an actual conversation. The service is excellent. Staff was friendly and accommodating. They sometimes have models wanting through wearing the new season's fashion. Nice! More

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Blue Door Kitchen & GardenBlue Door Kitchen & Garden
824 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

I've been wanting to try this place for awhile and finally took the chance during my birthday week. This place was everything I'd hoped it would be and more! Delicious Southern cuisine, amazing craft cocktails and caring staff! More

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Morton's The Steakhouse - Chicago - The OriginalMorton's The Steakhouse - Chicago - The Original
1714 reviews
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

My server’s name was Maria and she was extremely helpful In helping me choose the perfect steak. I had the porterhouse, and it was fantastic! More

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Emilio's Tapas - Sol Y NieveEmilio's Tapas - Sol Y Nieve
915 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Food is always very good and service was impeccable. The restaurant decor is getting a little dated but food makes up for it! More

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Mirai Sushi - Gold CoastMirai Sushi - Gold Coast
140 reviews
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Sushi | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Amazing sushi and More

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Rosebud on RushRosebud on Rush
3328 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Since first discovering Rosebud on Rush several years ago while visiting from out of town, it has continued to be a favorite that we go out of our way to enjoy on each visit to town. The food is fresh and outstanding and the service extremely friendly and attentive. The menu offers many options and the portions are large and a great value. We can't wait to be back in town soon so we can eat there again. More

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Friends Sushi on RushFriends Sushi on Rush
444 reviews
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Sushi | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

We had to wait at least 45 minutes for our table even though we had a reservation. This is why the service was poor. Once we were seated the service was quality but not while we were waiting. More

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Doc B's Fresh Kitchen - Gold CoastDoc B's Fresh Kitchen - Gold Coast
238 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Popular, great food, great service, and worth coming back to try more from the menu. Can’t wait to go back! More

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Coco Pazzo CaféCoco Pazzo Café
1701 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Everything was delicious. Outstanding gnocchi and pulled beef ragu. Will definitely be back! More

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Nico OsteriaNico Osteria
1597 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Food was good, service was better. Jasmine did a great job with timing. Didn’t feel rushed at all and it made for a great night. More

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NoMINoMI
2616 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Great service and fantastic view. Cannot go wrong with this place. More

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Osteria del PastaioOsteria del Pastaio
52 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Really good More

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Le Petit ParisLe Petit Paris
121 reviews
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French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Alan was wonderful and the food was delicious. Looking forward to our next visit. More

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Eddie V's - ChicagoEddie V's - Chicago
1834 reviews
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Seafood | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

We enjoyed a wonderful meal which was made even better by our charming server Hannah. Hats off to her for being so pleasant and accommodating. More

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Carmine's ChicagoCarmine's Chicago
3709 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Very well greeted, server was very friendly, courteous and flexible. Food was delicious (thumbs up) ambience and crowd was also great. Highly recommended More

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Marisol at the MCAMarisol at the MCA
192 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Great cocktails and food and fun atmosphere, Exceptional service. We'll be back! More

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Eight Bar and PatioEight Bar and Patio
33 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

My friend got the French onion soup and I got the downstairs burger which is always great. Service was a little slow because they appeared to be short of help. One bartender was taking care of everyone. More

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Michael Jordan's SteakhouseMichael Jordan's Steakhouse
2938 reviews
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

I was very happy for my reservation, I had an amazing dinner and an excellent service. I'll recommend this restaurant to all my friends that lovr stake 👌🤗 More

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FIG & OLIVE ChicagoFIG & OLIVE Chicago
2387 reviews
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Mediterranean | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Delightful location for a delicious late lunch away from the crowds... Fois gras bruscetta... Salmon burger... Cheese plate... Champagne 🥂🍾 More

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Pinstripes - ChicagoPinstripes - Chicago
361 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

It was great atmosphere and our service was excellent. Probably one of the best dinning experiences we’ve had! More

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bistronomicbistronomic
2511 reviews
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French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Went with two business associates and loved the food as well as the ambiance. We had the duck, which was fabulous, and the scallops, which were also very good. Service was attentive but not intrusive. Value was good considering that the presentations and quality of the dishes were excellent. We had wines by the glass that went well with our choices. I would recommend it especially for those who like French food. More

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AlliumAllium
870 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

It was a very pleasant experience. The luxuriousnous of the space was appreciated. My husband has difficulty with noisy spaces. Therefore the upholstery and carpeting, which absorb sound, was welcomed. More

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Margeaux Brasserie - Waldorf AstoriaMargeaux Brasserie - Waldorf Astoria
191 reviews
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French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Always great! Love the menu and the service. The duck is amazing and I also love the steak tartare. But honestly, everything is great! More

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Niu Japanese Fusion LoungeNiu Japanese Fusion Lounge
419 reviews
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Sushi | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Good place. Good food. Solid 4/5. More

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Rosebud SteakhouseRosebud Steakhouse
1934 reviews
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Steak | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Excellent service, excellent food and well prepared. Huge portions. More

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Cantina Laredo - ChicagoCantina Laredo - Chicago
2296 reviews
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Mexican | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

It was ok - the tacos had zero filling in them, so we asked the waiter and he was basically like “yeah, I don’t know. It’s just like how they are”. It felt like he really could have cared less. The hostesses were nice and so were the food runners. Our waiter was clearly ready to call it a night. More

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Southern Cut BarbecueSouthern Cut Barbecue
184 reviews
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Barbecue | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

We were in Chicago celebrated Valentine's Day and my birthday. Southern Cut was a perfect choice. Romantic enough for me, good bbq for him. Will definitely go back when we return to Chicago. More

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Lawry's The Prime Rib - ChicagoLawry's The Prime Rib - Chicago
5700 reviews
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Lawry’s is a Chicago institution but we felt a little rushed. The spinning salad was just lettuce and beets with French dressing. We all had the Lawry’s cut of Prime Rib which was excellent. I would recommend it for the classical ambience but be forewarned. It is a meat market and they want a fast turnaround of tables. More

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Blue Agave - State StreetBlue Agave - State Street
19 reviews
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Mexican | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Good food, fun environment. The drinks and happy hour was fantastic. The service was decent, it was a little slow to start but redeemed in the end. I would recommend! More

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The Little Beet Table - ChicagoThe Little Beet Table - Chicago
235 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Food and ambiance was excellent. The bar service was very very slow and my drink was incorrect when I got it. However, the drinks were comped without us having the ask, so overall a positive experience. More

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Chicago qChicago q
3155 reviews
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Barbecue | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Great atmosphere, beautiful scenery and if you like BBQ and a more upscale experience this is the place for you! More

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Riva Crabhouse on Navy PierRiva Crabhouse on Navy Pier
3855 reviews
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Seafood | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Blanca the waitress was exceptional as was one of the hostesses who graciously took our pictures. More

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Eduardo's EnotecaEduardo's Enoteca
1 review
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Definitely a neighborhood gem! Food was delicious and authentic, and they have a fantastic wine list. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for an intimate and quality dining experience. More

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New Rebozo ChicagoNew Rebozo Chicago
126 reviews
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Mexican | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

We go just for the mole we love it 😊. We tried the guacamole this time and it was great. The drinks are a good bonus too! More

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Francesca's on ChestnutFrancesca's on Chestnut
1602 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The food was incredible, our waiter was very very good, all around a great experience!! More

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Devon Seafood Grill - ChicagoDevon Seafood Grill - Chicago
3117 reviews
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Seafood | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

I really like this place. Each time is a great experience! More

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the Albertthe Albert
138 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

We ate brunch here. The restaurant is attached to the Hotel Emc2, a new science themed hotel. The restaurant is named after Albert Einstein, and also has a science theme to the decor (many bookshelves, formulas on the walls). We were one of few people there for brunch, but the food was great and the place started filling up as we were eating. I had the Piri Piri Chicken sandwich and recommend it. And the tea choices are wonderful. More

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The Palm CourtThe Palm Court
1807 reviews
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Afternoon Tea | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Absolutely loved it. We took the kids and they really enjoyed themselves as well! The venue is visually stunning, our server was lovely. He was so kind and thoughtful of the entire table and the kids. Of course this was a special occasion, so we knew this would be an expensive outing. If you live in the city you must try this at least once. More

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Hash House A Go GoHash House A Go Go
292 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The food was so good! Best fried chicken around! Portions are huge so plan on leftovers or share. More

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Freds Chicago at Barneys New YorkFreds Chicago at Barneys New York
987 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

**RESTAURANT WEEK** I think it is important to note that I went during RW 2018 and had that menu. For a $22 prix fixe lunch, with 3 courses, the value couldnt be beat. I had the winter salad (great!), the King Salmon (PHENOMENAL!!!) and the Budino (tasty!). Holly, my waitress, was attentive and offered great suggestions. More

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Ron of Japan Steakhouse - ChicagoRon of Japan Steakhouse - Chicago
466 reviews
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Our anniversary. More

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Cafe Des Architectes/CDACafe Des Architectes/CDA
1378 reviews
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Contemporary French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Fixed price meal for valentines dinner was not noted on open table reservation. Would have liked a forewarning. Food was expertly prepared and above expectations with the bread being the one exception. It tasted “day old” and served with French butter no less. More

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Friends Sushi On StateFriends Sushi On State
5 reviews
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Sushi | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

I had the BEST sushi I have ever had in the Midwest. I’ve eaten at many sushi restaurants in Chicago, and the quality and taste of the fish here blew everywhere else out of the water. Friends instantly became my new favorite sushi restaurant. More

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Booth OneBooth One
183 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Wonderful experience! High recommend, particularly the black truffle scrambled eggs. More

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Mity Nice Bar & GrillMity Nice Bar & Grill
1383 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Always such great food and impeccable service! More

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The WindsorThe Windsor
139 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

We stopped in for lunch on a weekday and had a good time. More

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Signature Room at the 95thSignature Room at the 95th
4594 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Great service. Outstanding food and wonderful view. More

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Howells & HoodHowells & Hood
1269 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Get it while you Can! This amazing location (Tribune Tower) will no longer be their address as of October 1st, 2018! More

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La StoriaLa Storia
336 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

It was great! More

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The Grill on the Alley - ChicagoThe Grill on the Alley - Chicago
811 reviews
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Steak | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The bar area was great, able to watch tv while waiting or you can eat there. Table service and drinks were top notch. Loved the tuna appetizer! More

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Merlo on MapleMerlo on Maple
1188 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Loved everything, especially dining in quiet,with light music, which helps conversation. The food was wonderful.. restaurant week menu. More

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JellyfishJellyfish
593 reviews
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Pan-Asian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

2nd time here. Love the atmosphere, great drinks, and good service. More

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MezcalinaMezcalina
230 reviews
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Mexican | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Everything we had was very good. We have nothing negative to say. It is in the top echelon of Mexican restaurants in the city. More

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Labriola ChicagoLabriola Chicago
291 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The service was excellent l, the food was very good and the prices reasonably. Will return when we are in town. More

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Torali - located at The Ritz Carlton, ChicagoTorali - located at The Ritz Carlton, Chicago
51 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The people working there were great. As a single diner experiences definitely differ and they all were very welcoming. More

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Shula's Steak House - ChicagoShula's Steak House - Chicago
833 reviews
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Steak | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Wine list is overpriced, but expected downtown and in a hotel restaurant. Lots of options for a variety of good wines, however. Steaks are seasoned well and generous (could split!). Sides are also generous and shareable for the table. Unfortunately, probably because it is attached to a hotel, there can be children, including young children (who cry a lot) right there at a table near you. A loudly crying child for about half our meal definitely did not set a great tone for the night. Service and food were both solid. More

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BellwetherBellwether
228 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Bellweather is a great neighborhood restaurant which I encourage locals to visit. Bellwether offers the best bloody marys and mimosas. It is a true bargain price on weekends. The bloody mary is delicious and I love the bacon that is part of its garnish. More

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Harry Caray's 7th Inning StretchHarry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch
317 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Came into Chicago for the weekend and arranged to meet our college buddy here to catch up. Had a table for 8 ready when we got there and never felt rushed or pressured. Service & food were both great and the atmosphere was wonderful for sports fans and non-sports fans alike. We hung out in the museum next door for a while afterward, too, and even our anti-sports teenager found stuff to keep him entertained there. Had a great time start to finish! More

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Level TwoLevel Two
228 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

My co worker and I wanted a quiet place, plus a place we could spread our paper work--This place was perfect- A friend told us about this place. Must be best kept secret in the city or perhaps there were no conferences going on- I DO NOT WANT THIS PUBLISHED More

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The Indian Garden - ChicagoThe Indian Garden - Chicago
519 reviews
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Indian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Took my wife here for Valentines Day for a romantic dinner and as always we enjoyed our evening, the food and the service. More

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CiteCite
2126 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Cite is located on the 70th floor of the iconic Lake Point Towers with sweeping 360 degree views over our fabulous city, the Gold Coast, downtown, the beaches and parks along Lake Michigan. That is what drew me to the restaurant, and the creative menu. We took the private elevator to the 70th floor opening unto the Maitre'd station. We were given a great table along the window and grand piano with a fabulous view of Lake Shore Drive. Hovering above the rush hour traffic as far as the eye could see. We chose Cite to celebrate the selling of our home. And the staff made it a night to remember. Service was impeccable, lovely china great wine and the food was exemplary. We started with a fresh romaine ceasar salad with fresh white anchovy and shaved parmesan cheese. Then the center piece of the dinner arrived. A 32 ounce ribeye steak to share, de-boned and sliced artfully laid out and topped with a fresh homemade peppercorn sauce. The flavor was outstanding and meat tender as could be. Just when we thought it couldn't get any better, our server surprised us with a complimentary bananas foster arriving on a rolling cart and presented with a whoosh of rum flambe! I highly recommend Cite. It is very fine dining and prices are high.....BUT you get what you pay for. Great for romantic night or a celebration. The bar was quite nice too.... maybe stop in for a cocktail and appetizer sometime! More

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Curling at Upstairs at the GwenCurling at Upstairs at the Gwen
13 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Curling was so much fun! Nolan came out to help us learn the game and give us some pointers. Angel and Mimi were so welcoming and made some delicious drinks! More

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HarvestHarvest
113 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Enjoyed the rooftop honey butter, Rolodex and grown up macs and cheese!! More

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Camellia RoomCamellia Room
185 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Nice setting and the breakfast buffet was good; however no menus were offered to us which would have been nice even though I think most folks default to the buffet. Service was very good. More

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Mei's CornerMei's Corner
7 reviews
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Chinese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The Honey Walnut Shrimp is terrific. Lunch menu is very good and affordable. Not many good Asian restaurants in the area so this is a great pick. More

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Fornetto Mei - Flame Baked Pizza & TrattoriaFornetto Mei - Flame Baked Pizza & Trattoria
254 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Restaurant Week: seared scallops with roasted corn and squash, Bolognese and lava cake delicious. Tuesday night super quiet and the drinks were definitely worth it!! More

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CurrentCurrent
88 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Was our pre-Hamilton dinner spot. Great food-esp loved the hanger steak-seasonal chestnut soup-tuna-Caesar salad. Always a fan of Chef Kyle Gieseke’s menu and delish food. Presentation always on point as well. More

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Sophie's at Saks Fifth Avenue- ChicagoSophie's at Saks Fifth Avenue- Chicago
131 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Hidden gem! Great food (the avacado toast was to die for!) and the raspbellini (sp?) cocktail was delish! Amazing views of Michigan Ave. We will be going back! More

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Gaylord Fine Indian Cuisine - ChicagoGaylord Fine Indian Cuisine - Chicago
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Indian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Gaylord Chicago offers a sophisticated setting and the freshest Indian cuisine available. Each day chefs use the freshest ingredients in their lunch buffet and al a carte menus featuring a variety of regional fare and staple favorites, offering a consistency in freshness not found elsewhere Gaylord puts its own modern spin and presentation on Indian cuisine.More

Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous BBQCarson's Prime Steaks & Famous BBQ
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Barbecue | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

A Chicago institution since 1977, Carson's is the place visited by presidents, America's favorite athletes, stars of TV, the big screen, and literally millions of BBQ devotees. With hearty portions and a no holds barred attitude of offering only the finest quality available, Carson's promises to be a fabulous dining experience. For those seeking the best in an undeniably American dining tradition, Carson’s is a must!More

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The service was on par with the most excellent food and drinks. We were seated promptly and given an appropriate level of attention throughout. The wine recommendation was spot on and the dessert was perfect. This is a place we will return to often. More

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Located north of the Chicago River along the shores of Lake Michigan, the neighborhoods of Streeterville and the Gold Coast developed as affluent areas in the wake of the Chicago Fire in the late 19th century. Today, these neighborhoods boast family entertainment centers, fine museums and a variety of restaurants for everyone to enjoy. Families can delight in the fun and festivities along the Navy Pier with burgers, fish and fresh baked goods for nourishment. Going inland in Streeterville, the dining gets a bit more upscale with Chicago deep dish pizzerias and Polish sausage on every corner. Heading north to the Gold Coast will get you fine dining and international food territory. Tender steaks, tapas bars and French cuisine are among the hidden gems.