Smith & Wollensky

318 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60610
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  • Ben Dec 20, 2010

    I was expecting much more. I ordered perhaps the fattiest sirloin I've ever eaten. I ate maybe half of it after I had to trim so much off. I ordered it with the cajun seasoning which COMPLETELY covered the flavor of the steak. It could have been ANY meat because it was so heavily seasoned (perhaps I should not have ordered it that way, but the seasoning level was just ridiculous). On the plus side, my wife had the simply grilled filet and it was VERY good. VERY tender. We also had the angry shrimp appetizer which was very good. I guess the lesson here is to avoid the sirloin and avoid the cajun seasoning at all costs because it will just ruin your meal. Also, the waitstaff was very good and the manager even came over to check on us. Very friendly staff.

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  • Kate Aug 29, 2010

    Lots to like here, quality steaks and monster -sized portions. Good venue for a nosh in the bar or a corporate event, too.

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  • Alexander Oct 17, 2011

    Extremely overpriced for the quality it offers. For a $50 rib eye with no sides included, you would expect to get something other than a piece of fat that you would normally not even purchase at a store. The service and the atmosphere are ok. You will be much much better off if you go to another restaurant in Chicago. Disliked: Service, Atmosphere, Value, Steak

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  • chitown13 Dec 16, 2011

    I come here as often as possible! The staks are excellent and a nice change of flavor because most local stakhouses do not Dry Age the meat like they do. I always treat myself to the lobster and love to share side dishes. The drunkin donuts are my absolute favorite dessert of all time! The staff is super friendly and seem to accomodate everyone's needs. It is pricey so we cannot visit as often as we would like:(

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  • Google User Oct 5, 2010

    Don't hesitate - go get a great steak We had a fabulous meal and the wait staff was top notch. The boned in filet was cooked perfect (medium as recommended) and was so flavorful that I declined to use their famous steak sauce. The salad was large enough to split as well as the generous portions of sides. The ambiance is old Chicago and the window views were magnificent from the lower seating area.

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