GT Prime Steakhouse
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GT Prime feels your typical steakhouse in River North, but it serves a lot more than just steak. That’s why we like it.
The staff was amazing. It was our anniversary, they made us feel special. We really appreciated the service. The food was great, and we had an amazing night. Thanks for everything
Have been a few times to GT, excellent cocktails and service...this time however, the food was very disappointing. We ordered the ribeye which is my go to and usually a winner, but it was chewy, not cooked to our request and not very tasty.
The Maitre D was brilliant and apologetic and also didn’t charge us for the meat element of our meal.
I think we won’t be rushing back any time soon though...
Everything was great. The only complaint is with the smell of smoke in the restaurant from the wood burning grill. My clothes smelled of smoke and had to go to the cleaners.
Amazing food and service!
We thoroughly enjoyed it!! And will be back!
This place is great. Always try to find a reason to visit whenever I’m in Chicago
I celebrated my first month dating my girlfriend and it was a beautiful experience.
Johnny was awesome. Food...de-lish
Johnny the server was incredible and memorable.
All are selection were five stars.
3rf time here and never a bad meal.
It was our anniversary and we started with a menu that said “Happy Anniversary”- nice touch! Then our very friendly waiter also wish us the same greeting. This immediately set us at ease to enjoy our dining experience.
And the food- outstanding from the salads to the steak and chops.
Wonderful evening in a lovely setting.
I was very disappointed by the preparation of my steak. The other elements of my meal were very good but my steak and my table mate's steak were overcooked. I also think the dining experience could be slowed down a bit to give patrons a chance to relax.
Great flavors and an assortment of quality beers from around the world
My first time at GT Prime. There were three of us. We ordered a variety of salads, sides and steaks. All of them were outstanding except, oddly, the steaks. There was sooooo much fat on the ribeyes, about 1/3 of it was wasted. The filet was cooked to perfection but it was difficult to even cut. The decor at this restaurant was just stunning. Loved everything about the vibe here.
Great food, great service. Our server Aaron was perfect!
I really wanted to love GT Prime and mostly did. The ambience was great, with a really nice interior. The service was very friendly and attentive. The appetizer was creative and fantastic. But the steak, the main event, was over cooked and under seasoned. I ordered a 12 oz bone-in filet medium rare but received it closer to medium well. My wife’s 8 oz filet was ordered medium but delivered medium rare with more appropriate seasoning. Too expensive for an overdone steak...
Service good. It the food was just ok. Wedge salad huge with lettuce Would t order again
Lamb chops were way over priced for two chops. Had to send back to grill a little more . Shrimp cocktail. Just okay
Pastry chef great !!
Waiter. Mike. Very nice
Wouldn’t hurry bake
My husband said washroom was one of the worst he’d ever been in
They forgot to bring our food & drinks we had to wait 30minutes for our table even we had a reservation
Really great service and food! Highly recommend
The meat was undercooked and not what we expected. The flavor wasn’t good and we feel as if it was overpriced for what it was. The lamb was prepared poorly and our son didn’t enjoy it, which is unusual for him as he loves lamb. Wouldn’t go back or recommend. Server never came by to check how the food was until the absolute end.
We celebrated a birthday with a group of eight people. We were seated in a round table in the lounge area called the Chef’s Table. It was next to the kitchen so the noise level was a little higher than normal but not bad. The steaks were excellent and the service was exceptional. Kudo’s to the staff for creating a wonderful evening. Even the Birthday girl’s menu was personalized with her name printed at the top...nice touch 👍
Great service and great food. Was not rushed and was a great date night.
Came in for our anniversary - learned that they have valet, and the dress code is relaxed. GT’s was an experience before we even sat down - the entrance and interior have so much character! The staff was attentive, polite and not pretentious. I enjoyed oysters, and after mentioning a gluten sensitivity was given toasted cumin-spiced flax crackers while my husband had ciabatta. So nice to have that offered! Husband enjoyed octopus, the most tender ribeye ever, and honestly the best corn (with shishito peppers) I’ve ever tasted. I had the duck breast, which was cooked perfectly, but I was a little disappointed with the choice of flavors (it tasted like teriyaki). The creamy, buttery French mashed potatoes made up for it. We tried a few scoops of ice cream (cinnamon sesame / malt), they were not memorable for us. Overall - We’re not easily impressed these days, but I’d go back in a heartbeat! It was a really nice experience for a special occasion.
Great!!! Best steak in Chicago!!
The staff handled it correctly but I was served a steak that had such a large vein of gristle that it was basically inedible. Ultimately, they took the steak I was served off of our bill and the manager and chef apologized. Add to that that I only went to the restaurant because I had checked online earlier that day and they still advertised sliced trimmed cuts of beef in four varieties. But, not available. If I'd known that I would have gone to any of the reliable high quality steakhouses in our neighborhood.
Overall good. Staff is very friendly.
Great experience, service and food. Highly recommended.
Amazing experience. The service was top notch and the food was spectacular!!! We highly recommend GT Prime for your next special night out.
Everyone enjoyed the steaks. Side dishes were small but enough for our table. Presentation was beautiful.
Our evening was special and we were made to feel like valued guests from the minute we walked in - the host / hostess station set the vibe for the evening. We were going to be treated like a valued guests, with expert service, drink, wine and food knowledge. Thank you to all! As a side note, it does matter - we have recently stopped going to a few restaurants in the city as we have received the impression that we were imposing on their time/day.
As important was the menu, how our waiter was able to answer questions deftly and made outstanding recommendations. Our food was prepared perfectly - nothing was amiss. I can’t help but call out the gentleman who assisted our waiter - he truly made you feel well cared for without being intrusive - European style....thank you to the whole team who made our evening special. We can’t wait to return; tell our friends; family and colleagues that we have a new favorite.
Very mediocre food and poor service
Especially for the prices.
Food was great service was very mediocre. Reservations at 5 o’clock. Arrived on time but still made us wait at the bar until our dinner table was ready even though the entire dining area was completely empty. Essentially forced us to spend another $60 on drinks.
Amazing atmosphere and food! Best steak house in Chicago!!
I really like the menu concepts, but execution is poor. GT is wildly expensive but the taste and quality of the food do not match. Also at this price point, you would expect the wait staff to be better trained to provide fresh plates, silverware and not to clear plates at the wrong time. I hope they can improve...
Service was OUTSTANDING (every single individual working there was attentive, friendly and welcoming!) and the food was, of course, AMAZING.
I would eat here everyday. I loved EVERYTHING, except walking to the stairs to get to the bathroom.
Had very good service, our server recommended some great wine and food! Will definitely be coming back!
Waitress did not know what Wagyu was... should have left right then
I would recommend GT Prime to anyone and everyone looking for delicious food in a great atmosphere. It was perfect for our anniversary dinner!
Beautiful restaurant terrible food, terrible service, food was so bad they comped not one but two entrees.
Steaks are just from average to subpar. Small portions for starters and sides.
Overall below expectations