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Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse

#11 of 7,633 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Gold Coast
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1028 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1208 (Oak Street)
+1 312-266-8999
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Murrieta, California
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251 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the best steakhouse, and we always go here when in Chicago. The prices are expensive, but food and drinks are high quality. Always excellent service!

Thank kaj20
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a lively, boisterous restaurant with amazing food, terrific service, and a wonderful atmosphere. I've eaten here at least 10 times over the last 10 years and always had a great meal.

Thank George K
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I feel like this stop is a must if you are in Chicago. Waiters are friendly and the atmosphere is classic steak house. Don't miss the dessert, but beware. You will need a to-go bag for it! The ice cream cake with macadamia nuts fed 8 of us!!!

Thank Chatham
Columbus, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took our two teenage sons to Chicago on our way to visit family for Thanksgiving and wanted them to experience a real mid-western steakhouse. Gibson's did not disappoint. It's infinitely hard to impress teenagers and our meals did the trick.. especially the desserts! Fantastic!

Thank FoodJunkie430
Clinton Township, Michigan
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our spot for dinner and drinks. Great first visit! The bartender, Paul was the best! I asked for something 'fruity' and he made me the best raspberry Martini I've ever had. That's high praise since I'm not a fan of most raspberry flavored foods/drinks/liquor. Dinner was the Sliced 8oz Strip with Spinach & Mashed Potatoes. The steak was... More 

Thank Waunda B
Chicago, IL
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296 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our company's holiday party took place at Gibson's and what I recall most was the great service and the dessert. I'm a vegetarian, and they made something for me. It didn't blow me away like the steaks blew away my colleagues. But I expected as much, and these comments of course give benefit of the doubt to Gibson's.

Thank mswtravels71
London, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is all about the size. Huge steaks but only average. 1lb of lobster but over cooked. King crab was decidedly average. Dessert was impressive in size but again just ok. The brussel sprouts side was excellent but other sides disappointing - wouldn't go back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place you get food as big as your body. While the price might seem high the fact it is 2 or the meal portion means you eat left overs as more meals. So it is really a pretty good value. But you come for people watching also. You might see some famous people. The service is great.

Thank Chris T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When booking your reservation ask for Mo's section. Mo has been here 28 years and all the celebrities sit with him. If you have 4 people or less you can sit at Frank Sinatras table. The seafood app is always a great call. The steaks and seafood are my fav. Listen to what your waiter recommends. You will never have... More 

Thank Steve G
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole package was amazing - atmosphere, decor, service and of course the food. The restaurant was decorated for NYE and all the guests got hats/tiara's, hooters, rattles etc to celebrate when the time came. Our server was amazing, always on hand when you wanted him but never over bearing or loitering, His knowledge was so impressive and he talked... 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$ 80
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1208
    (Oak Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighbourhood: Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 312-266-8999
Unbelievable food, efficient & fun service, & the highest quality products available, served in an exciting setting, seems like a simple equation for a great Saturday night out. The difference at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse is that this is a nightly occurrence with the same excitement & weekend energy found every day of the week. As thousands before have discovered, it only takes one trip to get you hooked.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gold Coast

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Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.
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