im headed to downtown chicago and need advice

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  1. Shine

    Shine 2012 rookie of the year VIP

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    i am staying near the miracle mile and need a great place to eat. No major price issues but i dont wanna get overly dressed up
     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

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    cancel your reservations.
     
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    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    You ever heard of Yelp or Urbanspoon?
     
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    GHP New Member Banned User

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    Gibson's (I think it's called)
     
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    how the fuck would I know? I live in Texas.
     
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    Gibson's is good..been there
     
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    no
     
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    maybe you have visited
     
  10. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    Both sites rate restaurants. They also have apps for smartphones that will tell you the closest restaurants to your current location. Tripadvisor also does that but not as well.
     
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    Portillo's for an italian beef sammich, order 3 of them mmmmmmmmmm

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    It's the magnificant mile.


    Ghp is right, gibson's is good, very upscale. If you want a more casual place, with 4 star food try Harry Carry's. Seriously great food and only three blocks off Michigan Ave.

    Try the chicken vesuvio.
     
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    Pizzeria Uno. :D
     
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    If you're going to get pizza in Chicago you want Gino's East or Lou Malnati's.


    If you want Italian go to Maggiano's.
     
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    I know Cheecawgo. Any questions fire away.
     
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    You're sending him to a chain Italian restaurant?
     
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    tomtom Well-Known Member

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    Maggiano's downtown is the original. That is where it all started. It's still quality food. Just because they put them other places doesn't diminish how good it is.
     
  18. DrivenByDemons

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    miracle mile...

    :facepalm:


    Get your ass to the lake and watch the bitches. Eat later.
     
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    I take back all my advice, get to the lake!!
     
  20. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    I know what you mean. When I'm in Orlando, I always stop at the original Olive Garden.