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GT Fish & Oyster

531 N. Wells St. (Grand Ave.) Send to Phone
312-929-3501 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Boka Restaurant Group's Giuseppe Tentori brings oysters and fish up to date in a sleek, casual setting.

Cuisine
Open
Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Features
  • Valet parking
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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GT Fish & Oyster, Chicago, IL

GT Fish & Oyster Restaurant Review

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About the restaurant and décor: A reclaimed surfboard for a bar top; a giant-size drawing of a fish on the wall; sailing artwork signed with "GT"; hot sauces and fish: you'll get that and plenty more at GT Fish & Oyster, another outpost in Boka Restaurant Group's growing enterprise. It has all the trappings of an authentic East Coast seafood house, one brought up to modern day speed. That means a little steel accenting here, a little black-and-white tiled floor there, some sleek windows and interior glass panes --- not to mention a nice view beyond the bar into the kitchen, where Giuseppe Tentori presides. Since this is a scenester's paradise, you'll be lucky to snag one of the few coveted seats at the bar or counter, so make a reservation.

About the food & drinks: The lobster roll and bacon-rich, chunky clam chowder in a Mason jar are standouts on the small plates menu, while über-fresh East and West Coast oysters, as the restaurant's name suggests, may surpass those at neighboring steakhouses. Then again, you could always try the beer battered fish 'n' chips. Carnivores can opt for roasted lamb shank, duck confit or Black Angus strip loin. Meals conclude with desserts like carrot cake, Key lime pie and a playful PB&J panna cotta. Choose from a bevy of beverages, including craft brews, saké, by-the-glass wines and craft cocktails, including a barrel-aged Manhattan.
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