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Need recs for 3 group dinners

Stacys Aug 6, 2008 10:40 AM

I will be in Chicago with a group August 18-20. We're staying at the Hotel Burnham at Washington & State. There will be about 15 of us.

I am looking for 3 restaurants for dinner, preferably within walking distance. I'd like to keep entrees around $20, though I could go higher one night if I can balance it with something less expensive another night. We don't need a separate room, though it would be fine if that is where we were sat.

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    wak Aug 6, 2008 08:17 PM

    20s is kind of tough in that part of town if you want to avoid chains.

    Frontera Grill - Most entrees in the low 20s.

    The Gage (on Michigan)

    Quartinos (on State)

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      masha Aug 7, 2008 12:38 PM

      Trattoria No. 10 is a couple blocks from the Burnham, and most of the entrees are in the $20 range. They have a number of alcoves that would nicley accomodate a group of 15.

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        CorinneM1 Aug 7, 2008 01:03 PM

        The Atwood Cafe in your hotel is another choice. The entrees are btw $19 and $33.


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          jbw Aug 7, 2008 02:18 PM

          Also checkout Rhapsody, altho the entrees might be in the upper range of the $20s.


          If you want to save a few bucks, you might try Miller's Pub, an enjoyable retro steak/hamburger/ribs joint that goes back a long way, offering many entrees under $20.

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            Pete Oldtown Aug 8, 2008 03:11 PM

            I know a lot of people don't care for Rosebud, but I have had good experiences. There's one near your hotel, and virtually everything is under $20.


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