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The Protein Bar

#165 of 7,763 Restaurants in Chicago
#181 of 8,516 Places to Eat in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Near North Side
Healthy
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352 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL
312-527-0450
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Saturday
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: This is a sit down, carryout, or delivery place efficiently serving...
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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  • 3
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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 of 5 stars
Very healthy, very tasty

Had a scramble in a bowl and pancake in a bowl and a smoothie, everything was very good and was fast. Highly recommended

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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stratford, ontario
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stratford, ontario
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a scramble in a bowl and pancake in a bowl and a smoothie, everything was very good and was fast. Highly recommended

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Danville, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Lots of healthy choices for breakfast, although half the items in our order were messed up or incomplete. Oatmeal was only lukewarm. Once we notified the staff of some issues, they did fix it to the best of their ability.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Fast. Delicious all 5 meals. Proportions not gimoungous. I love the quinoa,HMO free protein, black beans , veggies and fresh ingredients in my burrito. Seating is tight but opens up fast. In your face McDonalds. This is the new model that will eat your lunch. Packed but brisk line. These are everywhere downtown. Texas is callin y'all down south.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

I visit this place when visiting Chicago for work. it's the perfect place for truly healthy food on the go. They're doing things right, this isn't pseudo-health food. I really hope that this brand expands to some other states. I would love to have one in St. Louis. This is the ideal spot for the health-minded that are on the... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Highly recommend the Guac and Roll Wrap. It has grilled chicken, guacamole and quinoa along with dressing. Very satisfying.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We arrived shortly before close and received a warm welcome after a long day in the museums. The manager helped us sort through the best menu options for kids and explained all of the spices, servicing sizes, and choices. The menu options cater to healthy choices through out and there are not really any bad choices. If you like spice... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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182 reviews 182 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Protein bar is such a great place for healthy food and smoothies and juices. Their food items are very tasty and healthy as well. Even if you aren't a health food fan, you can't help but love the Protein Bar. My only complaint is that they need to offer some special juices and smoothies as they have not changed the... More 

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Teddy H, Guest Relations Manager at The Protein Bar, responded to this review

Hi Cheryl, Good news! On 3/23, we will offer our spring Avo-Matcha blend: Avocado, matcha green tea, raw honey, almond milk, and vanilla protein. Super delicious and refreshing! I'd love for you to give it a try on us - shoot us a note to hq@theproteinbar.com! More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Food is still good but prices have risen and specials disappeared. Not as busy as they used to be so I may not be the only one who is thinking like this

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New York City, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I can't wait for Protein Bar to come to NYC. What amazing healthy yummy fast food concept. I had breakfast there. Would eat there everyday if I could. Egg whites over spinach with chopped tomatoes and just a touch of hot sauce. My mouth is watering as I write this. Don't miss it.

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South Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

I am sick and tired of McDonald's and Burger King. Protein bar has good healthy food. I ordered quinoa with beans and vegetables, not greasy or fatty at all and it is vegetarian! Good vegan choices too! I'll be coming to this place again for lunch and breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 352 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 312-527-0450

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Healthy

Description

This is a sit down, carryout, or delivery place efficiently serving healthful meals featuring grains and fruit. One of four locations.
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?