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Butcher & The Burger

#305 of 8,181 Restaurants in Chicago
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Neighborhood:
Lincoln Park
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1021 West Armitage Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614
17736973735
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Try the Bison Burger!

I absolutely love bison burgers so when I saw it on the menu I knew I couldn't pass it up. They have a number of spices that you can choose from to "spice up" your burger--I obviously went with the wild game spices for bison. My burger was so juicy and flavorful. ALSO- the black truffle mayo is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
julesistravelin
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love bison burgers so when I saw it on the menu I knew I couldn't pass it up. They have a number of spices that you can choose from to "spice up" your burger--I obviously went with the wild game spices for bison. My burger was so juicy and flavorful. ALSO- the black truffle mayo is a must... More 

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Thank julesistravelin
Highland Park, Illinois
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sauntered into Chicago to visit my kids and wanted a quick, reasonably priced meal which would be better than average. My son who attends De Paul University suggested the Butcher & the Burger. Great choice! It's located just a few blocks from the campus and if you drive, there are plenty of parking spaces on the street, albeit paid parking.... More 

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Paris, France
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1,272 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 591 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Perfect and juicy burgers, either to be chosen from already quite large menu or made to order combining dozen or so of different ingredients and plenty of delicious sauces and spices. Do not miss less than usual shrimp one - both rich and light and excellent with jalapeños and few other spicy additions.

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Thank Scipion-Paris
Antioch, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Tried for pizza but none or the good ones in the area were open. Going to settle for a burger and this was a wonderful surprise. There was a full menu on that needed time to read. Great selections from beef to bird. The meal came in short time and all the food was great from the vegie to the... More 

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Thank Paul N
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

After googling "best burgers in Chicago", we came up with Butcher & The Burger. It is about a $10 cab ride from downtown and though I can't say if it is the BEST burger in Chicago (because I haven't tried them all), I can say it is a mighty fine burger in it's own right. The concept is build your... More 

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Thank Dave0365
San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Small and cozy restaurant near De Paul. Reminiscent of a lot of other chic gourmet burger bars you see popping up everywhere. It was tasty but it didn't stand out from other places I've tried in the Chicago area.

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Thank Christine A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I were tourists in the city and a local recommended this place for dinner. It was hands down delicious. Wish I could have it every day.

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Thank Laurenthomasphoto
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This build your own burger place was worth the trip from downtown. I imagine this place may not be much fun when it's crowded because it's so small, but we went there before 7:00 on a weekday and found plenty of seating. There are many possible tasty burgers (several kinds of beef, bison, veggie, turkey, etc. ) with a wide... More 

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Thank Jaye317
Nashville, Tennessee
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253 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

1. This place is BYOB 2. Many types of meat, seasonings, toppings. 3. Fantastic french fries 4. Can be expensive depending on how you deck out your burger, but it's definitely worth it! SO GOOD!

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Thank 613melissai
Montepulciano, Italy
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Love the variety of the menu can customize to your palate's content. Only challenge is seating is tight and not much of it

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1021 West Armitage Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: 17736973735

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Staying in Lincoln Park

Neighborhood Profile
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.