The Local Tourist: Gene & Georgetti Celebrates 75 Years with $75 Menu for Two

In a city that’s all about what’s new and hot Gene & Georgetti is a restaurant that’s stood the test of time. For 75 years the River North standby has been serving up big steaks and big martinis. From today through Saturday they’re celebrating with a very special multi-course dinner for two for just $75.

The menu, available at both the original River North location (500 N Franklin) as well as their newer spot in Rosemont (, includes appetizers, salads, entrees, sides, and dessert! Check out the menu below and then make reservations ASAP. For this special dinner all reservations must be made by phone (below the menu).

Possibly the best part of this whole celebration? All proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibroses Foundation.


Select two appetizers from:

Pan Seared Bacon-Wrapped Day Boat Scallops, Sundried Tomatoes, Basil and White Wine
Fried Ravioli, Classic Fried Meat Ravioli with House Made Marinara
Italian Sausage with Peppers, Sautéed Italian Sausage with Tri-Color Bell Peppers
Bacon and Blue, Hand Cut Bacon with Blue Cheese Mousse on a Cucumber Coin
Burrata, Burrata Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes with imported Olive Oil
Flat Bread, Handcrafted Flat Bread with Pesto and Roasted Vegetables

Choose two salads:

Roast Beet & Goat Cheese, tossed with Radishes, Red Onions served on Organic Bibb Lettuce
Garbage Salad, Gene & Georgetti’s Signature Salad with Chilled Iceberg Lettuce, Salami, Mozzarella Cheese, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Black Olives, Pimento, Celery, Radish tossed in Red Wine Vinaigrette topped with a Jumbo Shrimp
Salad Alla Joe, House Created Salad with Cool Crisp Romaine Lettuce, Broccoli, Bell Peppers, Pepperoncini, Black Olives, Radishes and Tomatoes in a Gene & Georgetti House Vinaigrette
Arugula Salad, with fresh Figs, Pinenuts, tossed in a Fig Vinaigrette
Panzanella Salad, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, Crostini, Fresh Mozzarella in a Light Vinaigrette

For the main course, choose two entrees:

Braised Short Rib, Braised fork tender Short Rib in a Red Wine Reduction with a Creamy Polenta
Mango Chilean Sea Bass, Broiled Chilean Sea Bass, sautéed Brussel Sprouts and Mango Chutney
Bucatini Carbonara, a true classic like Gene & Georgetti
Rigatoni with Squash Ragu, Perfectly Cooked Rigatoni tossed in a refreshing Squash Ragu
Eggplant Parmigiana, Signature Eggplant Parmigiana with House Made Marinara and Mozzarella Cheese
Surf and Turf, Broiled 5 oz. Filet Mignon with three Gulf of Mexico Jumbo Broiled Shrimp
Filet Brie, Bacon-wrapped Beef Medallions topped with Pecan-Crust Brie
Broiled Rib Eye, Broiled wet aged 16 oz. Rib Eye
Guests will also choose two side plates that include Roasted Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, Sautéed Rapini, Crab Mac and Cheese or Asparagus and will end on a sweet note with either a Chocolate Crunch Praline, Key Lime Tart, Spumoni or Tiramisu.

To make your reservations call reservation specialist, available Monday thru Friday from 9am to 4pm.

For Chicago location, please call 312-527-3718

For Rosemont location, please call 847-653-3300

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