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616 N. Rush St. (E. Ontario St.) Send to Phone
312-660-6000 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Steaks and modern American cuisine at The JAMES boutique hotel.
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Breakfast & Dinner daily, Lunch Mon.-Fri., Brunch Sun.
  • Dress code: Dressy
  • Reservations suggested

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 5 reviews
Primehouse, Chicago, IL

Primehouse Restaurant Review

: This boutique-hotel restaurant near the Magnificent Mile offers contemporary fare like the pretzel-crusted crab cake with poppy seed honey, seaweed-brined half chicken with basil whipped potatoes, and lobster bisque with green apple essence alongside a lobster spring roll. But the focus is squarely on Himalayan salt dry-aged steak. Try the "South Side" filet mignon or the rib-eyes, ranging from 28- to 75-day aged cuts. The meat is dry-aged in a salt-tiled aging room right on the premises (former executive chef Rick Gresh has left the restaurant). For those looking to go beyond the basics, sauces and mousses are available to complement any cut. If you have room, end your meal with homemade donuts. And don't rule out coming here for brunch, which consists of themed “boxes” like the “Big Bull” with a petite filet and garlic spinach.

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Average rating    4
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A very good steakhouse!
by scottphillips2 on Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:24 am

I had my first experience here last night and it was very good. The first few courses were my favorites. The quail ravioli and the scallops were actually awesome. The meal slipped a bit from there, but the steak (classic Filet) was excellent and the sides quite good. Dessert (make your own donuts) was a disappointment, but I did not go there for the dessert.

I would highly recommend this restaurant for excellent steak.
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