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GT Fish and Oyster

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3720 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
Brought to you by Boka Restaurant Group, GT Fish & Oyster is an oyster bar and seafood-centric eatery named after chef/partner Giuseppe Tentori. The sharable menu contains both traditional items as well as many seasonal, original dishes created by Chef and his team. GT was named one of Travel and Leisure's Top 20 best seafood restaurants in America in 2013, and Chef Tentori was named Chef of the Year at both the Jean Banchet Awards and in Chicago Social Magazine in 2012. GT is open for dinner and offers a Happy Hour menu from 4 PM-6 PM, Monday-Friday. In addition to its 90 dining seats, the restaurant contains a 20 seat bar where you can sit right across from all the shucking!

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 3720 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.2
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Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Shon
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food3service3ambience4

We were seated next to a Kindergarten Birthday party and the parents never controlled their children. Drinks were spilled, they crawled/stood on the restaurant furniture, and yelled to the other kids. The staff also allowed the shenanigans without speaking to the adults for the benefit of the other guests.

The food items did not contain normal ingredients and I had to request substitutes.

Even the non-alcoholic drink ordered wasn't tasty or fruity as expected. I won't return.

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vipnabi
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience2

we came to celebrate our wedding anniversary. we were seated and noticed there was a children's birthday party happening a few tables over. the children were VERY loud, even screaming occassionally. who has an 8 year old birthday party at GT fish and oyster?? our first mistake was not asking for a different table. aside from the noise the staff began going in and out the door to the outside, and would leave the door wide open, leaving us to shiver inside. i finally had to ask them to close the door after they had kept it open for about 15 minutes. the food was ok, but the ambiance definitely was killed. they knew it was our anniversary too, which is extra disappointing. we finished our meal before the birthday party ended, even though they got there before us. not the romantic anniversary dinner we were hoping for. i will say that the serving staff were very polite and maintained social distancing rules very well.

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vipjknott
Chicago
53 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. The branzino had a nice crisp skin and the trout was very tender. The presentation of the caviar was very nice.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best oysters in the city. Thanks for the 🦪🦪🦪!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great outdoor dining experience. They were the best I have seen about covid restrictions

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall2food5service1ambience1

Food was good.

BUT

Stuff is being aggressive about you wearing a mask even when they pick up your empty plate or filling up your glass of champagne .
Every time I start eating/drinking or talking to my husband they interrupted me, standing 6 feet away , aggressively saying “put your mask on”.


This was extremely uncomfortable. We were not able to enjoy our food .
If we won’t order a bottle of champagne, we wouldn’t stay there more then 20 minutes .
Rude servers just messed up our anniversary ... will never go Back again.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very great people, fantastic food and drinks!

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kayemyou
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have always loved GT Fish & Oyster - arguably the best seafood in Chicago - but their seamless shift to COVID-friendly outdoor dining was impressive, even for them! Attentive staff who went above and beyond to help us celebrate my parents' anniversary. Of course the food was fresh and delicious as always.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great great great

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amandak
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for a great experience! Although dining is so very different right now, you all did a great job making sure we felt safe and still really well cared for. It looks as though the staff is cared for based on all the precautions that are being taken, as well! As always, our favorites did not disappoint and new {to us} items were delicious. The added special occasion touches (menus and everyone that came to our table wishing us well) exceeding our expectations! Thank you for making our anniversary and evening special!

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Mike
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great fish spot! The oysters are fantastic and the fish was prepared well and tasted great. Solid drink menu and great appetizers

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Could not recommend this place more. Delicious and the staff was beyond incredible. Special shoutout to KC, who made a birthday evening so incredible.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was phenomenal. The oysters were very impressive!

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Adrienne
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The noise level is not in their control since we were outside. Overall good experience

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Outdoor dining was wonderful, they did a great job abiding by COVID regulations. Service was amazing!

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JulieannaSy
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have dined here many times, but not in a few years. And let me tell you. Nothing has changed. It was the same high quality experience I remembered, and I enjoyed every moment. The menu is interesting, unique, and delicious. And the wine list is perfection. The Oyster po-boy has never disappointed me, and the shrimp bruschetta is another must-have. Thank you GT! I’m a fan :-)

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Out of clams and some oysters from east coast. Other than that, great.

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Susan
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

My first time at this restaurant and I will absolutely return! Excellent food, service and wine! The oyster selection was delicious - we ordered some of each. The baramundi fish was delicious with perfectly crispy skin. The best ceasar salad dressing I have had in ages. Servers were personable, knowledgable about the wine selections, and attentive. They created very nice seating areas outside-very comfortable. Started out the evening with cocktail - the Waitlist - that was so delicious it was tempting to have a second, but I switched to my favorite, a nice red wine. A little pricey, especially with the wine, but will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our 5th time at GT fish & oyster.

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vipRich
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Student heading to college

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vipRegularlettucediner
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorites

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vipAngieKay
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Not as fun or delicious during shutdown-but, to be expected.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unforgettable. Meal was very good, service was very professional.

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viplisam
London
25 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The amazing consistency to the excellence of their food is appreciated. Also the service and sense of welcome is impressive. They are using their outdoor space well during Covid 18 and all staff were very appropriately masked. We can’t wait to go back

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Keep faith

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NicoleC
Las Vegas
12 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my second time at GT, the food is really good, service is great. We had such a good evening. Planning to get back soon.

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WarrenA
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent seafood and a pleasing, quiet ambiance made for a great dinner. The staff were good at maintaining social distances and clean practices. For the food, the fish was juicy and flaky, the crab cakes were spiced perfectly, and there are no words for the shrimp bruschetta with avocado mousse. Worth every penny.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food!

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vipcarlah20
Chicago
46 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service and meal! We had the tuna crudo, crabcake, gem salad, lobster Mac & cheese, and mussels. All were absolutely delicious!! We will definitely be back!

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Hezi
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was very high level. Service was professional and accommodating. Wine selection as well as aperitifs were wonderful.

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vipWilt
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful food with great presentation. Service is very good and the restaurant is properly managing virus dining precautions.

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vipMichaelM
London
3 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! Highly recommend. We will be back!

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BrandonM
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Would definitely recommend to others. They did a great job with social distancing and being cognizant of health regulations. Made us feel very comfortable and the food was amazing. I always enjoying going here.

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vipMicheleA
Chicago
57 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Ate outside, nice spacing of tables and very clear they would keep table visits to a minimum for safety reasons. The food came quickly and at good temperatures. Great menu choices. Nice wine list (but try the sangria, it was lovely.)

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Gogili
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great service!
Staff went above and beyond to accommodate us while waiting for our table to be ready.
Food was freah and delicious

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

B day. Was really nice

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vipTonyK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Having dined at G&T pre-COVID19, I can confidently express my pleasure at the even level of service and food at Giuseppe Tentori's seafood staple.

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vipJasonF
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

GT never disappoints, good food and service always and just easy. It is a staple for us, give them a try.

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vipJulieK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it!!!

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vipSafeChgo
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an amazing evening! Andrew was our server & it was too notch. Oysters were extremely fresh and the cocktail “Peachy Tea” is a must. This restaurant is one of our favorites and it is definitely worth the trip!

FAQs

GT Fish and Oyster does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar and Postmates. GT Fish and Oyster also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 929-3501.

GT Fish and Oyster is rated 4.7 stars by 3720 OpenTable diners.

GT Fish and Oyster does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://onelink.quickgifts.com/merchant/gt-fish-and-oyster/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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