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Grand Lux Cafe

#72 of 7,663 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Magnificent Mile
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600 N Michigan Ave, Ste 7, Chicago, IL 60611-3684
+1 312-276-2500
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Today
09:00 - 00:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri 11:00 - 00:30
Sat 09:00 - 00:30
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Oregon, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I expected much better service and food than we received. Waited a long time for simple fare and service was lacking. Disappointing experience based on multitude of restaurant choices around Michigan Ave

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Thank Deborah F
Virginia
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an anniversary dinner here along with my sister and husband. We ate early enough to get a wonderful table by the window overlooking the bright lights of Michigan Ave. (Restaurant is on the second floor.) The food, wine, and service were excellent and the price was a good value for Chicago. I had the filet and some of... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was out shopping on North Michigan Ave in Chicago. I always heard good things about this restaurant and decided to try it with a friend. Had great service and it came out quickly. I ordered the Orange chicken, and it was delicious. I was very happy with my choice.

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Thank Alison M
Burlington, Vermont
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56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a huge restaurant, so crowded it's freaky. I am not waiting one hour for any meal, nor in such a crowd, no matter other reviews.

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West Dundee, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place to dine with friends or family. The food is good and view of the Magnificent Mile is nice. They also had plenty of gluten free choices and it was tasty.

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in Chicago for the weekend so based on recommendations we went here for Brunch on Sunday (Feb 19) - 6 people. The restaurant was packed (50 minute wait) - but we were seated in an orderly fashion. After seating it took about 15 minutes for anyone to wait on us (seemed there was a break time issue) and... More 

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Thank Muskego7
Frankfort, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a family weekend in Chicago with our 3 and 6 year old children. Grand Lux is the perfect environment to keep the kids entertained and let the adults still have a nice dinner. The BBQ salmon dish was excellent and my wife's shrimp scampi hit the spot. The views of the city are fantastic!

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Thank mccw1208
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here a few times when I'm in Chicago. I've never been disappointed. There is a large selection of food. Everything I've tried is great. This time I had the crab and asparagus omelet with a fresh strawberry Bellini. I would recommend both. We also were lucky and got to sit by the window overlooking Michigan Ave. Great brunch.

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Thank Lisa X
Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This cafe is just off the Magnificent Mile so it has a great location. I bought a tasty salad for lunch that was reasonable in price. I enjoyed the pleasant atmosphere and great service as I rested from considerable walking.

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Thank MaryinChicago
Danville, Illinois
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited with coworkers for dinner. It was very busy since it was Valentine's Day, but we didn't wait long. Monte was our waiter and wonderful. Very helpful in helping us decide what we wanted for dinner. We had a great spinach dip for an appetizer. I had fish and chips with salad instead of fries. The salad and slaw were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
09:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 N Michigan Ave, Ste 7, Chicago, IL 60611-3684
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-276-2500

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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.
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