Park Grill Chicago

4.3
3149 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Nestled under “The Bean” in Millennium Park and along Michigan Avenue you’ll find Park Grill, an American Bistro serving cuisine with Chicago flair, breathtaking views, and unique happenings throughout the year.

In the warm months our Plaza opens, where diners can enjoy live music and the open air in this al fresco eatery. During winter the Millennium Park ice rink comes to life in front of Park Grill, which allows guests to watch skaters while enjoying their meal.

Let Park Grill host your next gathering in the heart of the city. We have unique accommodations for groups as intimate as 10 or as large as 300. Our cozy indoor areas and tented outdoor space allow for a customizable event experience that’s sure to be unforgettable.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Mon-Thu, 11:00am - 10:00pm

Fri & Sat, 11:00am - 10:30pm

Sun, 11:00am - 9:30pm

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Phone number
(312) 521-7275
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chefs Alfredo Sandoval & Gary Baca
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Catering
Please call our Events Team for details. 312.521.7282
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Washington
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Parking details
Convenient parking is available in the Grant Park North Garage. Take advantage of our discounted parking rate. After 4:30 pm everyday, enjoy a $9 discount on parking for up to 4 hours. Host stand will provide parking discount voucher.

Also check out http://www.millenniumgarages.com/rates/ for the best rates online.
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Public transit
Madison/Wabash Brown Line, Lake Red Line
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Special events & promotions
Let Park Grill host your next celebration in the heart of the city. Private dining handles reservations and contracted events of 15 and over for Park Grill and The Plaza, which includes a food and beverage minimum, deposit, and pre-set menu. Our Special Events Team will work with you to customize your gathering and ensure it’s unforgettable.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Located in the heart of the world famous Millennium Park and on Michigan Avenue, Park Grill is the city's ultimate room with a view. Accommodating 10-800 people, guests can choose from a private event in the Founders Room to a semi-private affair in the main dining room or outside on The Plaza.

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Sun 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Mon - Thu 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Fri - Sat 8:00PM - 10:00PM

What 3149 People Are Saying
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EB
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved our meal at Park Grill! My sister and I had delicious cocktails, and the waiter made great recommendations. He also worked with us extensively to ensure that our dietary restrictions were met with what we ordered, and everything was very tasty. We will definitely be back.

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J
Chicago
29 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I met a friend for lunch and it was a good experience. The food was great and the service perfect!

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d
Chicago
146 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect pre-concert dinner venue. The burgers were perfect in all respects. Love the Quartino wine option.

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CB
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I really enjoy the look of the Park Grill. Service and food were both good. Reasonably priced. I’ll go back.

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ES
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Not as fancy as I had expected, feels for like fast casual than fine dining. Best when outdoor seating is available.

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SW
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The Park Grill was a great place to have a casual dinner before our concert. Food was nicely prepared and service was great. We took advantage of the Thursday evening Happy Hour - the bartender was friendly.

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d
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The noise level was far too loud. A large party was seated just next to our cozy booth, ruining our conversation. :-( Otherwise, food was great, wine wonderful and the service impeccable!

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NR
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 4

We had 7:30 tickets at the Auditorium Theater and we should have told our server that we had a time line, but also servers should be aware that the Auditorium isn’t far away and, maybe, could ask if that’s a consideration.

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N
Chicago
37 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 2

The bartender didn't know how to make a French martini, it was terrible. Last time we were there, they were good. I wish we were told he didn't have ingredients or didn't know how to make one-Google, anyone??- and I could have switched to something else. Anyway, my crab cake was lukewarm, the side salad was, meh. It was close to work, and was not busy. There was a small group of people at the bar watching the Bears game. One woman kept screaming and yelling. Other than that, it was quiet.

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JB
Columbus
26 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Pre theater dinner. Crab cakes were tasty and large. Great value for the $.

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J
Chicago
60 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Havent been to Park Grille in a while. Great ro be back! Good pre-show dinner - restaurant was hopping with pre-marathon events but staff things under control.

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D
St. Louis
18 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We came in soaked from a sudden rainstorm. Our waitress Theresa was a true gem- friendly, informative and wonderful with our grandchildren. It was our grandson’s 10th birthday and she made the occasion a very special one!

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SG
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We made an online reservation for 9:30 pm, from the restaurant website. When we got there, the restaurant was closed. They were in clean up mode. Very frustrating.

Cannot comment on quality of food, etc.

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NC
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We enjoyed a pleasant meal with great service. Food is always good. Nice to have s date with my husband. We were able to relax, talk and share some wonderful food.

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RB
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband & I dined before seeing Hamilton Musical in celebration of our 40 yr wedding anniversary. It was a great choice timely & delicious. Especially enjoyed the Cultural Mile salad very unique and the flatbread pizza was also very good. My husband enjoyed a huge angus burger❤️

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N
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Food was pretty good, but the service could have been better. For reasons unknown, it took a long time to get sweetener for my iced tea. I was looking at a dish full of it on a neighboring table, and I should have just gotten up and asked the party there if they could spare a few yellow envelopes..... for that is what the waiter did after I asked a few times for it. The overhead heater was going. Took a bit for someone to figure out how to turn it off. But the food was pretty good.

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MN
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food and service.
Fantastic Burger / Fries
Salads are unique and flavorful.
A great value

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C
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Got there 530p and no problem getting outdoor seating, was a beautiful day. We had our adult kids and 2 year old grandson with us, outdoor seating was perfect for both the weather and a small child, would not recommend the quiet indoor seating if you have kids with you. Our waiter was great, made recommendations with his personal experience of having a toddler, much appreciated! Food was good, though Ahi Tuna rub was too salt/spicy, burger was great, roasted cauliflower was excellent. Met our needs perfectly for outdoor dining after day at the Shedd!

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EE
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

The food selections were good, we ended up splitting an entree and had side salad and soup and split a dessert. The food tasted very good. Service was slow and had to ask for mustard three times. The wait staff were friendly but not too attentive.

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JD
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was good. On the edge of Millennium Park and close to Art Institute.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

IT WAS A LADY'S DAY IN CHICAGO AND WE HAD AN EXCEPTIONAL WAITRESS, VERY FRIENDLY, HELPFUL AND MORE IMPORTANTLY, VERY EFFICIENT. THE FOOD SELECTIONS WERE GREAT FOR LUNCH, HOWEVER, WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THE BASIC SANDWICH SUCH AS TURKEY. TOO DIFFICULT TO EAT COMFORTABLY AND TOO OVER POWERING FOR A SANDWICH. SOMETIMES, LESS IS MORE. ONE OF THE PARTY HAD THE CRAB CAKE AND ABSOLUTELY RAVED ABOUT IT, ANOTHER THE WHITE FISH (HOWEVER COMMENTED TOO MUCH TO EAT FOR LUNCH) AND WAS TAKEN WITH THE PREPARATION AND FLAVOR. SALAD WAS EXCEPTIONALLY WELL DONE, CHOPPING THE LETTUCE IN A MANAGEABLE SIZE MADE IT PLEASURABLE TO EAT AND VERY TASTY. WITHOUT QUESTION ANOTHER FUTURE VISIT IS VIABLE.

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c
Chicago
47 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We often come here after events at Millennium. Given how crowded it can get, it is amazing how available they are. The outside is much more crowded but given that this was a hot summer day, inside was fine with us. The food is very good and not overly priced. Given the location, this is our go-to place for a drink or dinner.

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DR
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Live less than 5 minutes away and have eaten here numerous times. VERY disappointed this last visit with server. When an item for which a condiment may typically be desired, server should ask patron and then assure condiment is on table prior to or with food served. On this instance server rushed off before I could ask for mustard to accompany hamburger (not an unusual request), hardly visited table, had food delivered by another employee who also rushed off, and then patron had to ask 3 times before mustard was provided. When server rather ceremoniously finally appeared with the mustard, I was half way through eating the burger. When I commented, served chastised me, saying I should have told her. Better trained servers know to ask, know to check up at table served, and know not to try to place blame on patron for their error. Though a neighbor, and previously quite pleased, Park Grill will be off our list for now.

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SC
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Nice location but mediocre food, one botched order, and a disappearing waiter.

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SL
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A very unique location in Millennium Park. IV then there are many times and the food is always different, but excellent, and the services always outstanding.

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WS
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 1

Good food extremely noisy waitress had too much to do. Should have seated us away from a very noisy couple of tables

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B
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Service was terrible. Waiter forgot part of our order. He just disappeared. Food was nothing to write home about.

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MM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

I especially like the way my salad was cut into tiny pieces. I have difficulty with those salads not cut enough, and this was outstanding.

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HL
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a fantastic meal ... only having booked it several hours before on spect. Absolutely delicious linguine, every mouthful was delicious. Lovely ambiance and really attentive staff. A great find

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Nice ambience, good food and service. There seemed always to be a line for the two restrooms, which seemed inadequate for the size of the restaurant.

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CN
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Dressing not on salad at the time of service! Thus boka noodle dish was without taste. Dressing delivered upon request and then the flavor was good. Veggie Burger was excellent.

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D
Kansas City
110 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 1

The food was actually quite good. We shared an appetizer of quest and Guacamole. Being GF I could eat the guacamole and chips. My main course was whitefish with what appeared to be fresh corn and peas. Very tasty. Two issues: the receptionist said I had skipped my reservation ; I was able to fix it while I was there. The restrooms were very dirty and unappetizing. They must pay more attention to this!

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t
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

service was good, food was above average. was seated promptly at reservation time.

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KE
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Waiter didn’t return to the table after food arrived. Also took a long time to bring bill.

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BW
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Park Grill is actually great, and I’ve been an occasional customer since they opened. Their location is fantastic, service and food are great.

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AC
Atlantic City
4 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

Waitress had too many tables...service was sporadic. Food was good

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VM
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

The ambiance was very pleasant. The food was quite tasty. However, the service was subpar. A bit of an inconvenience as this was a lunch hour get-together and time was limited. Overall, the total grade of the entire experience was a "B-."

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OT
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Great deal on Wednesday's for wine bottles. Food is just ok,as well as service

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AC
Denver
27 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food was really very good! Service was excellent. We told the waiter we were in a time crunch and he made it happen with a smile.

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SR
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Once order was taken our server didn't check back. We had to flag down someone else because part of our order was missing.

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