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Downtown / The Loop
American, Hamburgers
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733 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 461-1116
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, good prices

Enjoyed a good burger and service with a friend from work. Would go again with friends or family. Service was very good...

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Nashville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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84 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
San Diego
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

My husband went to Northwestern in the late 60's. One of his favorite restaurants was Hackney's. We decided to give it a try on our latest visit to Chicago. It did not disappoint either of us. The food was delicious, the service was great and the ambiance was fun and energetic. What a wonderful walk down memory lane!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

So, I've been to the Hackney's in Glenview several times. But the food was nothing like this place. I ordered fish & chips for $14.95. The breading was soggy, the fish (Cod) was bland. No salt, no pepper, nothing. Exactly what it tasted like, nothing. Had a side of cole slaw. Supposedly their own recipe. Well, you could easily steal... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This place is known for their burgers which are pretty good. I had the Hackney burger on a pretzel roll and it was pretty decent. The atmosphere was like a typical bar - lots of TVs, people, beer glasses and food. I would return if I was in the area.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Enjoyed a good burger and service with a friend from work. Would go again with friends or family. Service was very good...

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Sydney, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Came here three times - once for drinks and twice for dinner - during 10 days in Chicago. Great bar with good selection of beers, stouts and wine. Daily specials go beyond burgers. Wednesday's pork chop in cider and dijon mustard sauce with fennel, potato, sweet potato and broccoli was the closest to a good home-cooked meal I've had in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a sure thing. The evening hours between 6pm and 7:30pm have a family feel. Weekends are great for meeting friend's at Hackney's bar side of the restaurant or to sit down for a meal with friends. I have visited with five friends and enjoyed good value. My favorite is the Hackney Burger. They know how to make coleslaw... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The staff was super. The food was good. The atmosphere was fun. The burger was good, but a little undercooked. The house salad and fries were spot on. If you are looking for a good, inexpensive burger, go here. It served its purpose.

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Chicago, Illinois
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262 reviews 262 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

When coming here since I was young the burgers are huge fresh and yummy love their onion loaf this is a great place for special occasion or just to get a really good burger you leave full and happy

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Heredia, Costa Rica
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Great beer selection and great burgers. Ask for the Hackney’s Original French Fried Onions, just amazing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This was our first visit here and we loved it! The atmosphere is nice but somewhat cramped. Servers were very good and very friendly. My husband had the Kobe burger which he said was one of the best he has ever had. I had the fish and chips and the fish was very tender and flaky. It was not quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 733 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: (312) 461-1116

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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

Staying in Downtown / The Loop

Neighborhood Profile
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.