Gale Street Inn Chicago

Gale Street Inn Chicago

4914 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
(773) 725-1300 serving: Jefferson Park, Far North Side
open:Mon. 4am - 9pm;Tue. - Thu. 11:30am - 3:30pm;Fri. - Sat. 4pm - 10:30pm;Sun. 10:30am - 2:30pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
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The Low Down


Parking: Free parking is available for restaurant patrons in the TCF Bank parking lot immediately north of the Inn.

The Extras: The restaurant features live jazz Mondays 6pm-9pm, Thursdays 7pm-10pm, and Fridays 8pm-11pm. From 4pm to 8pm on Sundays (family day at the restaurant), a magician walks around and performs tableside (just be prepared to tip).

Save Money: On weeknights, early birds can get a dinner of ribs, chicken, salmon or steak plus soup or salad, potatoes, soft drink and ice cream for just $13.95-$15.95 (orders must be placed by 4pm-5:30pm).

Where to Sit: Several TVs, barstools and lush booths make eating at the bar a comfortable option (limited menu available).

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Jefferson Park classic serves up tender ribs and comfortable atmosphere to a loyal crowd of families and commuters.
by Contributor at Citysearch

The Scene
In operation since 1963, this restaurant used to be on nearby Gale Street, but it moved in '69 to make room for the neighboring Jefferson Park station. Two large dining rooms with spacious booths and an enclosed bar…
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Great Lunch & Appetizers
By Marleen K. at Judy's Book

I'm only around the Gale Street inn around lunchtime (or very early dinner). I LOVE their calamari and anything on their lunch menu. Unfortunatel... Read More

By piermega at Citysearch

Don't have time to wait 20-30 minutes for a table? Are you missing one person in your ten person party and you don't get seated for over an hour? A... Read More

in a downward spiral
By michellen81 at Citysearch

Gale Street Inn USED to be my absolute favorite place. Everytime I come in the menu has changed and I can't get certain things that I specifically... Read More

Gale Street Inn
By Joan D at Insider Pages

I love Gale Street Inn. I have been there many times and each time I am pleased. Their augratin potatoes are the best I have ever had and it is a... Read More

By emama c at Insider Pages

Their food is amazing here. I went there once and i kept going after that. The prices are great and you will love the ribs. Everyone should try thi... Read More