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BIN 36

339 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60610 (Near North Side)
(312) 755-9463
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Ranked #413 of 8,266 restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Near North Side
Cross street: Kinzie
Transit: State/Lake
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261 reviews from our community

76% Recommend
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Date | Rating
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Everything here was delicious!!...we dined on steamed mussels and persian feta. The wine/beer selection is to die for. Ended out the meal with their "creme brulee of the day" which happened to be dark chocolate & caramel. I would go here again and again!!

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

I came to Chicago several years ago with a girlfriend and she took me here. I've been to Chicago two times since and I keep coming back. Thirty two cheese and 45 wines and a menu just right for the weary tracker. The menu was user friendly with information regarding food pairing. If you like wine and cheese (and an... More

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Macon, Georgia
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We tried a Spanish and south African red wine. Both excellent. Meatballs, cheese flight (cheddar), monk fish were all memorable. Service was great and presentation was artful. To bad we don't have one in Macon. Rats.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Attended a reception/dinner in the loft. The bartenders were super knowledgeable about the wines that were selected for service and very attentive. I had a monkfish entrée that was perfect. Perfectly cooked and sauced, it was a great dish. I would love to come back for a regular dinner and explore the full range of wine options and dinner choices.

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I had the pleasure to work with Elizabeth Bolger at BIN 36 for all of my groups and it was a breeze working with them! I have had positive feedback on the food and atmosphere from all of my groups. (5) Deff a place to go!

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Burleson, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It was fine. It serves as the lobby breakfast restaurant for the The Hotel Chicago at the House of Blues

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New York City, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I invited our business delegates and people to join me for the lunch @ BIN 36. Opps! I realized that I had a mistake with my choice on BIN 36. We were waiting for our lunch over 45 minutes. My God! Results? We got average salads that you could get one similar on a street. Do not bring your business... More

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Seattle, Washington
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

We first tried getting in here on a Wednesday night for wine and dessert but we didn't have reservations and the place was packed. The next night we arrived around 4:30 and had the place pretty much to ourselves. As usual we opted to sit at the bar. That's where we met the phenomenal Jimmy the bartender. He steered us... More

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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I visited for the second time and was again very impressed with the service, the food and the wine. I love the wine flights, it is a great way to try a variety of wines. The cheese flights are absolutely amazing. This time we tried the polenta and the crab cake. I think the crab cake may have been the... More

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Boise, Idaho
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Their wines are very reasonably priced. When staying at the Hotel Chicago we'll swing through there and pick up a bottle to take up to the room.

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