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DMK Burger Bar

#348 of 8,411 Restaurants in Chicago
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2954 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-5048
773-360-8686
Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
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Visitor rating
  • 57
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Burgers in the State

Always swing by DMK when I am in Chicago. Has never disappointed. Shakes and sweet potatoe fries are a must to accompany these great burgers. Stopping here is a MUST. (My favorite is the #4, I LOVE an egg on my burger)

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
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Indy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Always swing by DMK when I am in Chicago. Has never disappointed. Shakes and sweet potatoe fries are a must to accompany these great burgers. Stopping here is a MUST. (My favorite is the #4, I LOVE an egg on my burger)

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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were in the area of Illinois Masonic hospital and used the Food Network app to find this place around the corner. Fantastic little food establishment. I had Burger #4, which has roasted green chilies, a fried egg, BACON on a homemade bun. Fantastic. My daughter had the Mac & Cheese #1, aged cheddar with a parmesan crust, and an... More 

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Sterling, VA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Just a great burger, so very tasty. They seem hand pressed, and the hamburger buns..they were perfect for holding everything together. I had the #4, green chilis (held the egg though) and it was delicious! Brother had the #3 with pastrami and said it was one of the best burgers he's ever had. The fries were perfectly done.. If youre... More 

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Des Moines Iowa
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90 reviews 90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Food delicious... nice size portions...staff great... a little crowded... can get noisy. Recommend the sweet potato or parmesan fries.... yummy!!

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Toronto, Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed 5 nights in Chicago and this place was high on our list of must do's. We had actually saw this place on a television show called Diners, Drive In's and Dives. From the moment we saw the program, it was a must do, so we did! We arrived on a Wednesday in the early... More 

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Harrow, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

First time to DMK and we really enjoyed the entire experience. The service was excellent and food extremely tasty. The atmosphere was fun. We had stopped in on Monday evening and the restaurant was busy. The manager came by several time to ensure that we had everything we needed. And our server was very knowledgeable. Would definitely come back next... More 

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Lake Forest, IL
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We've been to DMK a couple of times now, all for lunch, no disappointments yet! Menu is great and has something for everyone. Turkey burger is delish! Bison Burger and #4, Hatch chilies and fried egg are also favorites. Fries are tasty and come in a variety of flavors. One basket is good for a table of 4.

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great bar. Tables are a little close so I sometimes felt like I was in other people's conversations. Our server was great and the food was delicious. I got the bison burger and truffle fries which no one can argue with. You'll be plenty full. My boyfriend got the Patty Melt and that was also full of flavor. It's a... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is mostly beer, burgers and fries. It is what it is. The burgers are pricey for just a burger and they're more patties and not a hearty burger. The plate also DOES NOT come with fries. So you order those extra. Five different fries, that were all good. Service was very slow at the table, but very fast at... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The veggie burger was excellent-9 out of 10. My husband is a tough customer and he only gave the meat burger a 7 out of ten. The service was excellent and the waitress was helpful and professional. We got the burger's every quickly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2954 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-5048
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighborhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: 773-360-8686
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?