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Jake Melnick's Corner Tap

41 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611 (Near North Side)
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Ranked #259 of 8,279 restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chicken Wings
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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230 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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English first
Slinger, Wisconsin
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

On a weekend trip to Chicago we stopped at Jake Melnick's for a sandwich and discovered their Florentine Mac and Cheese. It is made with chicken, mushrooms, artichokes and a crumb crust. Served baked in a wroughtiron skillet-very good. Also at our table, devoured was the brisket hash skillet. This was generous portions of brisket atop braised potatoes and served... More

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82 reviews 82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We ordered a pizza at Giordanos and because there was an hour wait time we decided to walk around. Great choice as we stumbled on Jake's. We sat outside and enjoyed the great atmosphere and the hour flew by. Our server Carmen and appetizers were great and we begin to regret ordering the pizza. We ordered the Fire Cracker and... More

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Cork, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The best bar in Chicago for: Drink - Great choice Food - Large tasty portions Service - Friendly helpful staff Location - Slap bang in the middle....

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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We ate here twice during our recent trip to the Windy City. The first time we were served by Brian who was engaging and attentive. We had a variety of dishes from my trio of sliders to burgers and pizza. Brian brought iced water while we pondered on what to eat and the food and wine arrived quickly. All were... More

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Corinth, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Everything was great. Parmesan fries , sliders , etc were great. We had teenagers and was quite comfortable in this atmosphere we sat outside. It was sooo nice. Wd be my first place to go if I go back to Chicago

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Really liked the fun casual atmosphere at this place! Food was good, not exceptional, but good and flavorful. Service was very good.

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North East, Maryland
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We tried this place when the nearby Giordano's was crazy busy. Pluses: - They use a wait time app so you can see exactly how close you are to getting seated. - the Wings are really good! Try the Poncho's wings - they're grilled but spicy! My favorite thing of the night. - The BBQ is delicious. - The Parmesan... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We weren't sure about this place. The windows were dark and I wasn't sure if we could take our boys (16 & 14) in. We went inside and were seated immediately. Our waitress was very helpful even when we bombarded her with questions about the food. We all had some version of the pulled pork sandwiches, which were delicious. Large... More

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1,086 reviews 1,086 reviews
765 restaurant reviews
472 helpful votes 472 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I had stopped here for a drink. This is a large bar with many different beers on tap. We liked the atmosphere at Jake Melnicks. The lighting is warm and cozy and it has a good bar feeling to it. My wife had a glass of Left Hand Sawtooth beer, which she really enjoyed. I tried their... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Just walked into this bar and was surprised by how awesome not only the service was but the wings were on point.

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