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The Protein Bar

352 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL (East Side)
312-527-0450
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Ranked #443 of 8,267 restaurants in Chicago
Cuisines: Healthy
Neighborhood: East Side
Description: This is a sit down, carryout, or delivery place efficiently serving healthful meals featuring grains and fruit. One of four locations.
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: East Side
Description: This is a sit down, carryout, or delivery place efficiently serving healthful meals featuring grains and fruit. One of four locations.
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English first
Laguna Niguel, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Ate here for my first time after walking by a million times. The Comiskey Cocoa Smoothie is unreal. Such a great taste!! I also ordered the Super Original BarRito. Simply excellent. I will come back for sure!

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Los Angeles, California
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140 reviews 140 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Super healthy and delicious food at this very quick place. Had a chicken quinoa bowl for lunch. Was totally satisfying. They also have tasty snacks like "skinny popcorn", bananas, nuts. They have good signature drinks that I would describe as protein shakes. Love the breakfast bowls too. Good place for someone who is health conscious and needs food fast. Chicken... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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132 reviews 132 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I have to say, when I first heard about The Protein Bar I was NOT inclined to try it. I'm not a super health-food freak, and it just sounded kind of gross. I stand corrected. You can enjoy this place even if you aren't obsessed with super healthy food. The original "bar-rito" is my go-to. I've been to Protein Bar... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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111 reviews 111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

They only seem to think of using ingredients that sound healthy,, with little thought to making them taste good. My wife described one shake as tasting like medicine.

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Middletown, Connecticut
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316 reviews 316 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

So glad this place was recommended to me for a good lunch spot in Chicago. I'm here for a couple days and staying in tourist central but wanted a good spot for lunch. I got the southwest salad and it was great! The service was really helpful and very quick to get you what you ordered. I'll probably come back... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Really can't say enough about this place! Had the Denver wrap and the pancake in a bowl both where just delicious. Visited N Clark St store and staff where outstanding. Wish we had these in Zurich

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NY/NJ
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419 reviews 419 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We came here to meet someone, not knowing if we'd eat here, but we did, and I'm glad for that. The food was outstanding. The selection was wide enough for anyone to enjoy, and the inclusion of all ingredients and fat and calories allowed for careful selection if you wished. My quinoa bowl was really good and the smoothie I... More

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Totally obsessed with The Protein Bar. Over the course of a 3 day visit I think I ate at least 4 meals there! Ones inclination is to be turned off by how healthy everything sounds, but despite all of the offerings being good for you, they're tasty, delicious, and in perfect portions. The pancake in a bowl is my favorite... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I really enjoyed the delicious protein packed burrito with quinoa! My husband even liked it and didn't even mind that it was so healthy:)

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Discovered this Chicago area gem of a fast food outlet at the River North location on Clark Street. Many healthy salads, bowls, and wraps with an emphasis on quinoa, veggies and proteins. Delicious!!

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