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The Grill on the Alley - Chicago Reviews List

The Grill on the Alley - Chicago

As soon as you walk through the doors of The Grill on the Alley in Chicago, you are transported to another time and place reminiscent of the great American grills of yesteryear. The unique decor has an elegant feel with its polished hard wood floors, leather banquettes, and white linen tablecloths. A virtual art gallery adorns the walls of our many dining rooms while the sounds of Ella Fitzgerald linger in the background as white-jacketed waiters attend to your every need.



Since opening in June 2000, this high-end steak and seafood house has made its mark on Chicago with locals, and tourists alike. The Grill has become one of the most popular places to gather for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and all types of special occasions. Located on the floor level of the Westin Hotel, The Grill on the Alley is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Chicago with easy access to the McCormick Place Convention Center, shops, museums and theaters.
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175 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
(175 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 175 reviews
5 stars
(63)
4 stars
(86)
3 stars
(15)
2 stars
(6)
1 star
(5)
Food 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Service 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Ambiance 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Noise Level
1.7 / 3
Moderate
Value 
3.3 / 5
(Very Good) 3.3 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • great for lunch(63)
  • special occasion(49)
  • neighborhood gem(42)
  • romantic(36)
  • good for groups(34)
  • fit for foodies(31)
The Grill on the Alley - Chicago Reviews List
Review 1 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/01/2016
 2014
Dined on 2/01/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/01/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, late-night find
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Review 2 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 3 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2007
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2007
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 4 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2006
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Review 5 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2005
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2005
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2005
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Review 6 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/28/2016
 2007
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Review 7 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2002
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 8 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The Rib-eye was great!! Perfect medium-rare and great char and marbling."
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2015
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Review 9 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Slow, unresponsive service.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"We arrived at 5:30 and had theater around the corner at 7:30. First, it was 15 minutes before a drink order was even taken and the service continued slow from there, despite informing out waiter, at least twice, that we needed to be out the door by 7:10. The entrees took a long time to come out, and despite proactively asking for our check, we didn't get it presented to us until 7:15. Our waiter was nice enough, and the food excellent (although the price points are quite high), but the service was just bad and really ruined the whole experience. I think the place was understaffed, but we had a reservation so they knew we would be there. I will think twice before going there again unless I have all night."
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2005
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Review 10 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2005
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2005
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2005
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 11 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2012
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Review 12 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2002
Special Features: hot spot, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 13 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2009
Special Features: great for brunch, great for lunch
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Review 14 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Very pleasant restaurant with good food

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"We found the general ambience and service and food all good at this restaurant. Our criticisms would be that it was a bit overpriced and the menu a little restrictive. My son had an expresso at the end of the meal and found that very poorly made and below parr!"
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 15 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/27/2015
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 16 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/25/2015
 2010
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Review 17 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/24/2015
 2010
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/24/2015
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 18 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/25/2015
 2003
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Review 19 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/20/2015
 2004
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Review 20 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 12/18/2015
 2010
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Review 21 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2006
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 22 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 23 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 12/15/2015
 2006
Dined on 12/15/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/15/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 24 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/11/2015
 2015
Special Features: special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 25 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/11/2015
 2006
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Review 26 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2008
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Review 27 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/03/2015
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 28 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Thanks Giving

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"A great night for Dinner. A nice choice for a three course dinner. Wine list was good. House Sav Blanc from New Zealand was very nice"
Dined on 11/26/2015
 2014
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 29 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 11/26/2015
 2013
Dined on 11/26/2015
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/26/2015
 2013
Special Features: great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 30 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 11/28/2015
 2008
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Review 31 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Too salty, poor taste...disappointment!

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Dined on 11/20/2015
 2011
Dined on 11/20/2015
 2011
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The food was excessively salty. Note to chef: may not want to use an american cheese for a steak poblano quesdilla. The menu stated pepper jack but the dish had american cheese on it. Tasted like something one would order at a gas station. Poor experience!"
Dined on 11/20/2015
 2011
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Review 32 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 11/20/2015
 2010
Dined on 11/20/2015
 2010
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We have been to this restaurant before. The staff is very good, but the food is not worth the high prices. We will probably not return."
Dined on 11/20/2015
 2010
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Review 33 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/19/2015
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 34 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Pleasant atmosphere and service, a bit overpriced

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"My wife and I dined about 7pm and the restaurant wasn't crowded, which was nice for us. The food and wine choices were adequate, portion size was OK. Service was fast, but there was also very little going on at the time. I would return, although perhaps for a lower-cost lunch instead of the pricey dinner."
Dined on 11/18/2015
 2007
Special Features: fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 35 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 11/17/2015
 2015
Dined on 11/17/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 11/17/2015
 2015
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Review 36 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

The waitress was nice only at tip time.

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/15/2015
 2015
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Review 37 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Always a 5 Star

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"This is not an inexpensive restaurant but a "special occasion" for us. We have had a wedding rehearsal dinner for 50 people here and is was absolutely perfect. We have dined here several times for anniversaries, b-days other special occasions. Keep coming back for the VALUE--big chunk of change but I feel that every penny is well worth the expense in SERVICE by an incredible staff and the spot-on food. There are lot of other restaurants in Chicago that we can spend same amount of $$ and have, but very few give you the good feeling that you got "your money's worth"."
Dined on 11/12/2015
 2006
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 38 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

BAR CAN BE VERY NOISY, NEED NEW BAR CHAIRS

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/12/2015
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 39 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 11/12/2015
 2014
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Review 40 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/08/2015
 2008
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Review 41 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/08/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 42 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2012
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Review 43 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Good value and excellent service

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Good oysters and Dover sole. The apple tart was to long remember. Good wine and service. Like the wood decor. Very clubby looking."
Dined on 11/04/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 44 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/01/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 45 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/30/2015
 2006
Dined on 10/30/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/30/2015
 2006
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Review 46 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/22/2015
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 47 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2013
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Great lunch!"
Dined on 10/23/2015
 2013
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Review 48 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/16/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, late-night find
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Review 49 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/12/2015
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 50 for The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Escape from hustle bustle

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I've dined here several times and this time, was again not disappointed. It is a true escape from the shopping crowds. Quiet, although not too quiet, refined, good food with professional service. Love the relaxed ambience with white tablecloths."
Dined on 10/12/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, great for lunch
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