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Need a recommendation between three

liney714 Dec 26, 2008 06:56 AM

We are looking for a great steakhouse. Between Gene and Georgetta's, prime house and the palm what do people think?

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    lincolnsquares Jan 1, 2009 12:44 PM

    I was recently at Gene and Georgetti's and wasn't very impressed. I was most disappointed with their spinach, as it had an unnatural smoked flavor. (I don't mind a smoky flavor in general; theirs seemed fake).
    My other concern was feeling rushed by the waitstaff, something I haven't experienced at other steakhouses (Ruth's Chris, Chicago Chop House, etc).
    Their steak was good, nothing out of the ordinary.

    1. emilbean Dec 31, 2008 06:38 PM

      i'd probably go w/ the palm.

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        Original Kman Dec 28, 2008 08:12 PM

        If it's only those three to decide between I'd definitely have to go with David Burke's Primehouse.

        1. nsxtasy Dec 26, 2008 08:33 AM

          For the best steaks of the three, I'd lean towards the dry-aged steaks at David Burke's Primehouse. It's also the best bet if you want a bit more variety, with a broader selection if any members of your party want something other than steak. The atmosphere is more contemporary than the typical "clubby" steakhouse. But if you want a place that seems like a landmark (because it's been there forever), then Gene and Georgetti's might be more suitable.

          You can read LOTS more comments about these and other steakhouses in the discussion at http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/359377

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          1. re: nsxtasy
            DukeFan Dec 28, 2008 02:58 PM

            I'd pick Primehouse of the three you mentioned. But would urge you to add Chicago Chop House to your list. IMO, the best streakhouse in Chicago by a rather wide margin.

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