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About Shula's Steak House - Chicago

Shula's Steak House has been ranked among the top five steak houses in America since 1991. The atmosphere of the restaurant is a virtual museum of the 1972 PERFECT season of the Miami Dolphins. Our restaurant is built on serving the "Biggest and the Best" and serves only Premium Black Angus Beef.

301 East North Water St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Lounge: 5:00pm-11:00pm
Main Dining Room: 5:30pm-10:30pm

Cross Street:
Columbus

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 670-0788

Website:
http://www.donshula.com/shulas-steak-house-chicago

Parking Details:
Discounted valet price for our guests.

Executive Chef:
Renea Powell

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Enjoy Thanksgiving with family and friends in our dining room and leave the dishes to us!

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Join us Christmas Eve!

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

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Celebrate Christmas Day at Shula's!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Ring in the new year in style! Join us at Shula's!

Private Dining

Our recently renovated private dining room is the perfect place for your next event. Whether a formal business dinner, family gathering, celebration, or reception, the room is comfortable, warm, and inviting.

Shula's Steak House - Chicago Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Birthdays (8)
Authentic (5)
Casual (5)
Live Sports (5)
Romantic (5)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Good for Groups (4)
People Watching (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Bar Seating (4)
Fun (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Scenic View (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Cozy (2)
Waterfront (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

James always knows how to point me in the right direction when I come in for dinner. Stephanie always follows up after dinner arrives and my visit is never the same unless Gwen is at the front welcoming me. Great staff!! Thank you all for a great dinner. Missing Jeff!!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Great food in a well appointed and comfortable room.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food
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 (Boise)·Dined 6 days ago

A little pricey I’ve been to a lot of steak houses all over the US Shula’s was in line on quality but a little abusive on the wallet.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Didn’t want to stray far from our hotel so just went here for convenience...I couldn’t have been more pleased! Just great food, great service, and great drive now!! Loved it!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 6, 2017

This was the best steak I have had at a steak house! The porterhouse was OUTSTANDING!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food and service, both beef and fish were awesome.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Authentic, Good for a Date
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Drinks in the bar before dinner were great, bartenders were amazing. Dinner was good food was excellent unfortunately our server had too many tables and dropped the ball just a few too many times.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

They completely dropped the ball. It was the worst meal in 30 years. We have eaten at Shula's before and it has been very good. This time was horrible. The onion soups that were ordered were lukewarm. Then the painful delay. Then our entrees came out and all four entrees were cold. I went up to complain and the manager comped all the entrees. We left hungry and very disappointed.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great meal and experience. Server paced meal perfectly, food was great. Excellent martinis. Portions very large, we left a lot of food...

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Enjoyed steak dinner. Very tasty. Great salad and side dishes with superior steak taste.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Very loud. Maitre d was rude. Food was good but over priced. The service was marginal.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great service and great food. Alex and Kelly did a great job!

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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Awful service(by Mary), cold food. Overall a bad, expensive and awful experience.

Tags: Live Sports
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 29, 2017

One of my favorite steaks! Restaurant is in a great location! Service was wonderful. Only con was the restaurant was very loud especially for a Monday night. Nonetheless, I would still go back!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Overall, a disappointing experience. Service was friendly but inattentive. Food was good but very slow to the table and not done to specifications. It was so late, however, that we didn't want to send back. Total meal time was 3+ hours with only entrees, and the restaurant was full but not packed.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 17, 2017

I have been to Shula's in Indy. Chicago is every bit as good and the location / city view is fantastic. Great service and food, as expected.

Tags: People Watching, Authentic, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Pricey, but it was the best steak my husband and I ever had. Will go again! Sides really do serve 2.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, People Watching, Good for Groups, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Scenic View, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Good was good and the service started out really good but deteriorated as the tables filled up. I think the staff was overwhelmed and may have been short one or two waitstaffers. Comped us a dessert but we waited for a good while between courses and drinks. We picked Shula's because I was staying at the Sheraton. The quality and value contrast to the food and service the next night at Wildfire was stark. Maybe just an off night.

Tags: Business Meals
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vip
 (Boise)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Disappointing. The food was okay, but the service was mediocre at best. The wine prices are over the top for so so wine. When the bottle I ordered wasn't not available, the server didn't offer another option, just handed me back the menu. No one ever asked if our food was okay, or gave us what a typical, high end steakhouse would in terms of service. Won't waste my money there again.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Very good food, but ridiculously and brazenly overpriced, even by hotel steakhouse standards. If you are staying at the Sheraton and don't feel like venturing out even a couple of blocks to dozens of other more worthy restaurants, and your budget is not a deterrent or you are on the expense account, you will have a very enjoyable meal with a nice steak and very good service. Wine prices are just laughable and infuriating at the same time.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Very good service and quality of menu items. Would recommend especially sir their steaks

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Wonderful Chicago steak house if you look beyond all of the Miami Dolphin paraphanalia. (Just kidding, they have some nice photographs of local sports celebrities as well.) We miss the restaurant they had in the northwest suburbs.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 8, 2017

12 oz Filet was outstanding as were our sides and Martini's. Very congenial and attentive service by James our bartender and Mr Milan our waiter. The Bacon appetizer was tasteful and nice, as was our shared Wedge Salad. Our sides were the Double baked potato and Mushroom side. For dessert we shared the creamy Chocolate Ice Cream. We definetly recommend Shulas Restaurants.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access, People Watching, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Great food but a bit over priced. Steak slightly over cooked from order and a little under seasoned. Bought a $95 dollar bottle of wine that I could have gotten for less than $30 at the store.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 25, 2017

This was the best meal we had on our Chicago trip after a series of disappointing and underwhelming prior experiences. I had the strip and it was cooked perfectly and seasoned very well. The aged flavor was quite apparent and very nice with just enough fat left on to crisp during cooking and add a lovely flavor note to each bite. The creamed spinach was perfect and simple. Cream, fresh spinach, butter, salt and pepper were the dominant flavors as it should be. Creamed spinach is very often terrible and prepared with all the elegance and grace of a 3 way cockfight but this iteration was classy and perfectly done. The crab mac and cheese (which the server adorably called Kraft mac and cheese) was also amazing. The sauce was light and not overly rich or salty so as to better compliment the steak. The pasta, gemelli, was cooked quite well and there was a very generous amount of lump crab just under a well toasted crumb on top. The service was heavily scripted for the most part but very good even with a minor mix up of our drink order. Even with the premium price point, I'd not hesitate to go back to Shula's whenever I got the chance. It's worth every penny.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on July 22, 2017

My family visited this restaurant and had a reservation. We were seated and not attended to for 10 minutes until we asked for water. After 15 min our waiter told us he was "really busy and will be back soon". Another 10 minute wait and he was back. He was rude, loud, and seemed to have little time for our questions on the menu. Our food took well over an hour without any word from the waiter. There were plenty of tables available so it was not crowded. The bus boy was clearing other tables and placing the used plates next to our table, so close we would hit them with our elbow. Very poor service for a weekend in Chicago

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 (Nashville)·Dined on July 15, 2017

For the cost of the food it's not very good.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on July 10, 2017

Dinner menu is great. Steaks are the best you'll ever eat. Try the wedge salad...WOW! Also, the Sun & Sand cocktail is probably the best thing ever. All the ingredients keep their distinct flavors!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on July 4, 2017

Only three tables had guests. We had only stopped in for dessert. Just a sundae and cheesecake and it took 35 minutes.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 15, 2017

Never disappoints and gives us locals a discount. Surprising for a hotel place with big built-in clientele. Will visit again.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 13, 2017

I am never disappointed at Shula's. I know before I get there the food will be outstanding and the service excellent. This visit was no exception. My prime rib was wonderful and my nephew devoured every bit of his steak. The restaurant is elegant without being stuffy and would be appropriate for anything from a romantic dinner to a casual night out with friends. My only "complaint" is the food is so good and the portions so generous, I never have room for dessert. I may start with that next time!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Live Sports
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Fish was overcooked and food very pricey
for what you get-

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on May 30, 2017

Our very important client was staying at the Sheraton and was not available till late so to make it convenient for him, we thought we would try Shula's. We won't make this mistake again. The steaks were over done - this is a steakhouse! - the martinis came with olives instead of the twists that were ordered and the waiter was obnoxious.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on May 27, 2017

A rough experience. 80% empty on a Saturday. Still, somehow, understaffed. Long wait for everything - drinks, water, refills of water. The food was good, thankfully. The clincher was when our waiter knocked over my quarter full glass of wine. He brought a napkin to sop up the spill, but did not offer a refill, which I would have declined...maybe. Staff seemed unhappy. What is going on with that place?!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 21, 2017

I have been here before and as before was not disappointed. Food was great as was the service.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 20, 2017

We dine here only on special occasions, Saturday the 20th of May was no exception. After being seated with various seats available, we were seated next to a group of 8 belligerent young adults. Not once during any of their actions were they addressed by a member of the staff until I witnessed one of them pull a nude photo on their phone and begin to talk about it. My young daughter seated next to me, I felt the need to immediately address my concerns with management.
My husband had to ask for a broken glass to be picked up next to us and on 4 separate occasions we had to ask another member of the wait staff to refill his beverage and water.
With reservations at 6:45 and not leaving until 10:00 and an almost vacant restaurant I am puzzled as to the lack of attention on both our service and the overall problem. Our bill totaled 447.00 to which we were compensated not a dime. I left frustrated and disgusted.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Charging an automatic service charge on the tax is not acceptable.

Tags: Bar Seating
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on May 16, 2017

Not very good steak

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 (Dallas)·Dined on May 15, 2017

Food was delicious and service was right on. Great staff, very clean and great ambiance.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 13, 2017

This was our second trip here and this time for Mother's Day dinner with my M-I-L.

Her steak was way under cooked so we sent it back and my wife and I waited for her steak to return so in the meantime our steaks got lukewarm. Then we dug into the mac/crab and cheese and it was cold in the middle not even lukewarm so that went back too (they did comp it).

Our waiter was kind of full of himself, which became annoying after a short period of time.

For the money, there are better steakhouses in Chicago (e.g., Chicago Cut). So to say, we probably won't return.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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