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Grand Lux Cafe

#70 of 7,617 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Magnificent Mile
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600 N Michigan Ave, Ste 7, Chicago, IL 60611-3684
+1 312-276-2500
11:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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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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Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to this restaurant for dinner and brunch and each time was fantastic. A HUGE menu and wonderful selection of desserts. Very attentive service.

Thank kwetherholt8277
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a delicious lunch here while in town to visit my daughter. Wait staff was patient, helpful and kind. Will definitely go back.

Thank Carey C
Grandville, Michigan
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Destination Christmas for our family of 11! Yes, we had a bit of a wait for a group our size, but it was certainly worth the wait. It was hard to make our entree selections because of all the reasonably priced choices, but everything was delicious and even had to ask for take-home boxes. Our server was very attentive, made... More 

Thank KPF67
Ortonville, Michigan
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We often eat lunch here when visiting Chicago. We find it reasonably priced, good-sized portions, and a big menu. We also love the décor, esp the marble floors. I've seen complaints about service and that is just another Cheesecake Factory - I don't agree and we've never had any service issues, even when they are quite busy. I had a... More 

Thank KenandRamona
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65 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place! We got the calamari, and both had seafood and pasta - and all were delicious. Lots of room so the wait usually isn't bad. Dessert is a must! We've had the beignets, this time had the molten lava cake, and it was amazing.

Thank Loeweb821
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, you will wait for a table just about any time you visit this restaurant but the food is definitely worth it. I have never had a bad meal at Grand Lux and the beignets are To Die For!

Thank LynHood
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Avoiding the Chicago cold we headed in to the Grand Lux Café up the escalator to the dining room. There's over 200 dishes on the menu with something for all tastes and appetites. I had the world's biggest Cobb Salad. Friendly service and solid food. No fuss.

Thank NurseRoodaal
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love it here. There is one glass room where the view of Michigan avenue is fabulous however it was so cold in there. I asked why they had the air con on when it was minus 20 outside and they said it was the fact that the windows weren't insulated! Definitely worth a visit. It's part of the Cheesecake... More 

Thank LouLou56
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you get the chance to come here, make a reservation or go early. This place was hopping. We came here on new years day for a bunch/ lunch. The food was amazing but the wait was soooooo long from when we got our pager to when we were seated and from when we were seated to when we got... More 

Thank Lovetoexplore08
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate an early dinner at the Grand Lux Cafe while spending the weekend in downtown Chicago. It was pretty busy at 3:30 on a Saturday afternoon but we only had about a 15 minute wait. The restaurant is large with nice views of Michigan Avenue. Lots of windows for natural light. The selection of entrees is large and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Italian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Groups, Romantic, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Magnificent Mile
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