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The Grillroom Chophouse & Wine Bar

#311 of 7,858 Restaurants in Chicago}
$$ - $$$American, Steakhouse,
33 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603-5300
+1 312-960-0000
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (73 reviews)
“broccolini” (4 reviews)
“cheese board” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603-5300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Grillroom was recommended to us by a person in the audience at a matinee performance of Hamilton at the CIBC Theatre. It is directly across the street. We didn't have reservations, but we're seated promptly and had a marvellous dinner with a bottle of...More

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to the Grillroom Chophouse several times for pre-theater dinners and have always enjoyed it -- both for the convenience (right across from CIBC Theatre), service, food and ambience. Our last visit was in March 2017. Months in advance, we made another dinner reservation...More

Thank luv2dineMilwaukee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a restaurant close to the theater hosting teh show Hamilton. We couldn't get any closer, right across teh street, with excellent service and food. We had an early reservation so we could make the show on time. I advised the staff and they...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location across the street from the CIBC Theatre makes it a very attractive option for theatre goers. The menu takes advantage of that with Hamilton themed items. Our waiter was good and the food came out in a timely manner. I found the food...More

Thank msafari3556
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying across the street for Hamilton the next day and had arrived a day early. Chicago friends recommended the Grillroom and we were not disappointed. It was perfect and we were not rushed. Two of us had the Herb-Crusted Whitefish and one had...More

Thank 53589WI-Traveler
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at the restaurant at 5:50 for 6:00 dinner reservation. Thought we had plenty of time before the show. Even told the waitstaff that we (like everyone in the restaurant) had theater tickets for 7:30 show. Unfortunately our dinner arrived @ 7:03 PM. In addition...More

Thank dermgoddess
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a good option if you're in need of a meal before seeing Hamilton as it is literally across the street from the theater. The night we went to the show, it was raining so it was very convenient to not have to figure...More

Thank dkstyle
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. There were two minor issues. MINOR. DO NOT GO WHEN THERE IS A SHOW across the street. HAMILTON is playing and the place was jammed..BUT we tucked ourselves in a spot in the bar area with a shelf where you...More

Thank AuroraontheRoad
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We were a little nervous being from out of town and wanted to find something great to eat near theater. We were so happy with our choice. This wonderful place is literally across the street from the show. We made reservations late in the day...More

Thank Keisha H
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is the perfect place to dine before Hamilton at the CIBC Theatre, as it's right across the street and the food is really good. As is the service. The staff pay attention to the timing, aware many diners are trying to make a show....More

Thank Mary K
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2 November 2017|
Response from jjacks70 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603-5300
  • Public Transportation: Red Line, Green Line, Blue Line as well as walking distance to the Metra Stations.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-960-0000
  • E-mail
With its warm surroundings of hardwood floors, wood-paneled walls, mood lighting and tall leather booths, this urban chophouse and wine bar is the prime destination for power lunches, business meetings, intimate dinners or late night cocktails. Enjoy the finest Prime steaks, fresh seafood, pasta, salads and more, all with The Grillroom's exclusive flair. Directly in the heart of our Chicago Loop and prime Theatre District, The Grillroom offers a convenient location to relax and enjoy. Its friendly and personable staff will add to your experience through their professional manner and food & wine knowledge. We look forward to dining with you soon!
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