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851 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-5148
312-624-8509
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and experience

We were in Chicago for my fiance's 30th birthday and Ruxbin could not have been the more perfect choice! It's an intimate restaurant (probably seats under 40 people) and is BYOB. It gave us the opportunity to bring a nice bottle of wine ourselves. The food was spot on - everything they brought us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Bridget W
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We were in Chicago for my fiance's 30th birthday and Ruxbin could not have been the more perfect choice! It's an intimate restaurant (probably seats under 40 people) and is BYOB. It gave us the opportunity to bring a nice bottle of wine ourselves. The food was spot on - everything they brought us was perfect. I don't typically get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Ruxbin is special for us. There we celebrated our wedding and my husband's graduation. While visiting Chicago we had dinner there. Now they take reservations which is very convenient. We ordered 2 appetizers, cauliflower and burdock and roasted squash. Both were good. Although the squash was more creative and rich. We also had the special rabbit leg. And red grouper.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I went to Ruxbin last weekend for my birthday, and it was fabulous. Now, the exterior in the winter has a lot to be desired and the seating is a little cramped, but the amazing food makes up for it. Also, the fact that the place is BYOB is a huge plus. My date and I started with the beet... More 

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Houston, Texas
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40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I came to Chicago for work. Came here from the hotel. Food was very delicious. I had the garlic fries and roasted squash as appetizers. For the main course, I had the hanger steak. Food was great. Staff was excellent. No complaints from me.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We do not concur with the seeming universal praise for Ruxbin. We found the food was tasty, but the presentation was not appealing. They subscribe to supposedly radical style of plates as recipients for unorganized piles or Jackson Pollock-like spatters. It would be akin to a florist running one's bouquet through a paper shredder - nice colour but an undifferentiated... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Amazing, inventive food and decor. Service with a soupçon of attitude. We had many great meals in Chicago, but this was the most exciting.

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Haute cuisine meets local neighborhood restaurant, that's the feeling at Ruxbin. Yes the space is small but it is visually interesting and somehow warm and welcoming. It is BYOB so if you have a great bottle of wine and want a kitchen that will do it justice, don't hesitate to bring it. If, like us, you arrive without wine don't... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I was visiting my son in Chicago and he suggested we try Ruxbin, which was in his new neighborhood. The menu looked intriguing and it was BYOB, which I liked. Loved the service, loved the atmosphere and the food was AMAZING! I'm a huge fan of small plates as it gives me a chance to try lots of different things.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We made reservations at Ruxbin a few weeks ahead of time - had to provide credit card info to hold the reservation) - the only time we could get was 6pm - got there right on time and the place was full to the gills (of course). The tables are pretty close together so you have a hard time not... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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52 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I made reservations about a month in advance for this place for 6:30pm on a Friday, which is a bit early but allowed us to explore the area after dinner. We were seated right at 6:30pm at our table in a full restaurant. It is a very cozy feel with dim lighting and a small dining area. We started out... More 

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Additional Information about Ruxbin Kitchen

Address: 851 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-5148
Phone Number: 312-624-8509
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: French, American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 851 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622-5148
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 312-624-8509

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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