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
(828)
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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
(5355)
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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
(828)
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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
(1384)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
SomersetSomerset
(300)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Signature Room at the 95thSignature Room at the 95th
(4595)
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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
(1597)
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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
(3710)
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
La StoriaLa Storia
(337)
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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
(3332)
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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
199 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
1817 reviews
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Love the food here, every time i come my waiters are amazing! I love the ambiance of the place and eveyone is nice and welcoming! More

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RL RestaurantRL Restaurant
4283 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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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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Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - ChicagoGibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago
4283 reviews
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Steak | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The food and the service were fabulous!! Our server had a great attitude and very knowledgaeble 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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Mario's TableMario's Table
554 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Mario's Table is one of the most delicious, best kept secrets in Chicago! More

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Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - ChicagoHugo's Frog Bar & Fish House - Chicago
3851 reviews
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Seafood | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Business meetings all day. Evening dinner was for relaxing with good food and drink. Everything was perfect, food, drinks, service, location and desserts. More

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Shanghai TerraceShanghai Terrace
1004 reviews
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Chinese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Great service, food is amazing, great options for vegans! More

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Beatrix - StreetervilleBeatrix - Streeterville
828 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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Ditka's - ChicagoDitka's - Chicago
5355 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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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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Tavern on RushTavern on Rush
2310 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
300 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Great cocktails. We wanted to catch up over drinks and snacks so we craved a couple more small plate options. Overall it was a really cool vibe, nice servers who were very attentive without being overbearing. The kale salad didn’t say it had onions, but there were actually a lot of onions in it. The beet salad was AMAZING. More

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Le Colonial - ChicagoLe Colonial - Chicago
3500 reviews
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Vietnamese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Such tremendous service and ambiance. I requested a cozy table for two and got the best table in the house. The maitre d was amazing! I'll definitely go back! 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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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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The LobbyThe Lobby
958 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Decent environment and service, definitely a good place for an afternoon chat with friends... tea is ok, just don’t expect too much on the food... More

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

Great tapas, great service! The tapas portions were larger than most places - two of us shared three tapas and that was plenty, and then we shared a dessert as well. Our waitress was really friendly and attentive. There was a large party of about 20 seated near us, but the noise level was not bad. The weakest component was the red sangria - it was fine, but nothing special. 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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Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Michigan AvenueMariposa at Neiman Marcus - Michigan Avenue
194 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Service is usually fine, this day however we were largely ignored by the waitress, very inattentive. She was also wearing a large white gauze bandage on her right hand, which was most unappealing as she was handling our glasses of beverages. As a person in the field of medicine, and not knowing the type of wound was under the open gauze, it was certainly not hygienic! It should have been covered with something over the open gauze! More

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

The food was excellent and waitstaff very friendly and attentive. 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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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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Rosebud on RushRosebud on Rush
3332 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Excellent italian food. We had a great table by the window. Very pleasant experience, will definitely be back! 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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NoMINoMI
2617 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Service was great, view was incredible, food was expensive. More

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

Really good 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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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
1836 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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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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Carmine's ChicagoCarmine's Chicago
3710 reviews
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Fabulous! Food and service was absolutely amazing! More

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FIG & OLIVE ChicagoFIG & OLIVE Chicago
2390 reviews
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Mediterranean | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Food and libations were incredible, as was our waiter Mason. Tables were too close to other tables. More

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

Everyone we encountered was delightful and the food recommendations were spot on More

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Michael Jordan's SteakhouseMichael Jordan's Steakhouse
2941 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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bistronomicbistronomic
2513 reviews
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French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The service was outstanding as was the ravioli and soup. One of my friends said her sandwich was only 'OK". Also, her fries were too salty.The "cho----"beet salad was missing one of the kind of beets. More

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Cantina Laredo - ChicagoCantina Laredo - Chicago
2298 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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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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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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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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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
194 reviews
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French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Everything was perfectly perfect. There were a number of servers, each with his/her own role, but they never got in one another's way and each seemed to show up at just the right time. More

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

This place is amazing!!!! The food was great, the service was top notch and I enjoyed every second!!! Try the sweet corn, it’s like elote, but not on the cob. And the jalapeño cornbread with maple pecan butter is AMAZING!!! I left stuffed and uncomfortable, lol!! I ate waaayyyy too much because it was just that good! More

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Rosebud SteakhouseRosebud Steakhouse
1935 reviews
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Steak | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

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

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

post movie late lunch was great. They let us order Ramen Happy Hour a few minutes after it ended, and it was delicious. Great place to go after a movie at the AMC 21 on Ohio. Everyone was wonderful and it was not noisy! More

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Lawry's The Prime Rib - ChicagoLawry's The Prime Rib - Chicago
5703 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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Chicago qChicago q
3156 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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The Little Beet Table - ChicagoThe Little Beet Table - Chicago
236 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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New Rebozo ChicagoNew Rebozo Chicago
128 reviews
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Mexican | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Great margaritas, amazing staff and wonderful food. A true hidden gem! 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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Riva Crabhouse on Navy PierRiva Crabhouse on Navy Pier
3859 reviews
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Seafood | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Exceeded our expectations in every way. We were going to a play at the Shakespeare Theater & had their prix fix dinner - fillet mignon, that was delicious and a great value. Service was very attentive, but not intrusive. We will definitely be returning for dinner prior to our next play. More

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Devon Seafood Grill - ChicagoDevon Seafood Grill - Chicago
3119 reviews
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Seafood | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner with friends at Devon Seafood. The food was excellent, the service was great, and we really appreciated having our own 'room!' 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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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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the Albertthe Albert
139 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

The food was great and the service attentive but not imposing. Nice selection of appetisers and mains. 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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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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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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Booth OneBooth One
185 reviews
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Contemporary American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

It is a great place for friends get together. The service was excellent. More

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Signature Room at the 95thSignature Room at the 95th
4595 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Great service. Outstanding food and wonderful view. More

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Mity Nice Bar & GrillMity Nice Bar & Grill
1384 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Always such great food and impeccable service! 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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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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The Grill on the Alley - ChicagoThe Grill on the Alley - Chicago
812 reviews
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Steak | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Great as always More

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

Love the dining room and the mural is fabulous Great service. We came for the early bird drinks and appetizers and it’s a great value. Will definitely return and would love to try outside! 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
594 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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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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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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Shula's Steak House - ChicagoShula's Steak House - Chicago
834 reviews
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Steak | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Wish they had the hash brown skillet they used to have 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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BellwetherBellwether
229 reviews
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Good was excellent, was a little noisy though. 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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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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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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As expected...high! Saw reviewed on Food Network and added it to our list! Traveling from Detroit. 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.