If it gets any more old-school than this circa-1941 steakhouse, we haven’t seen it. Filling every inch of the wood-lined dining room are Naugahyde bar stools, chairs and banquettes as blood-red as the steaks (both well-aged, we might add). Servers range from formal to gruff, but they mean well and they deliver the goods: textbook veal Vesuvio, a “garbage” salad fit for four, calf’s liver sautéed with onions and bacon, perfectly seared chops and garlicky shrimp De Jonghe that the veteran staff swears the joint invented. Believe ’em—these are the Chicago old-boys you don’t want to piss off.
|Venue name:||Gene & Georgetti||Contact:|
500 N Franklin St
|Cross street:||at Illinois St|
|Opening hours:||Lunch, dinner (closed Sun)|
|Transport:||El stop: Red to Grand, Brown, Purple (rush hrs) to Merchandise Mart. Bus: 65, 125.|
|Price:||Average main course: $38|
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Gene & Georgetti's 75th Anniversary Dinner
Gene & Georgetti is celebrating a whopping 75th anniversary (congrats, guys) with a special menu. For $75 (for two guests), enjoy two appetizers, two salads, two entrees, two side plates and a dessert. Think dishes like braised short rib, rigatoni, carbonara,...Saturday July 23 2016Read more
If you’re looking for an old school Chicago steakhouse experience look no further then Gene and Georgetti’s. The steaks are cooked to perfection and if you’re not sure what you want to eat the servers are super well versed and able to make awesome recommendations.