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2311 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-5314
773-384-9546
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Ranked #415 of 8,418 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Cuisines: American, Vegan, Vegetarian, International
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Got the Black Bean Maduro and it was amazing, hearty and delicious. There was a base of plantain giving it a sweet side with a spice sauce coating it that gave it nice kick. Hearty meal for cold weather!

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Nelson
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Had brunch on a Sunday morning. Food fantastic , service good, better than expected. It is small and tables are small. Had to eat at bar but still great. I would go again. Less stars for atmosphere because of all the Ravens, little creepy

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This was the second time I've eaten here. It was just after one on a Saturday so there was a wait. We decided to eat at the bar and weren't displeased in the slightest. The bartender was plesant and patient. I had two appetizers for lunch and let me tell you, one would have been plenty. I got the nachos... More 

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Nyborg, Denmark
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I'm not a vegetarian but assumed I could find something good on the menu. I was wrong. Everything I got was a step above inedible. In their defense, all the food seemed to be conscientiously prepared. I think a not veg palate won't be happy. It's a fun room with an eclectic crowd. I'd definitely go for drinks.

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Silicon Valley
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I came in on the later side, around 10pm on a Tues, but the lateness had no impact on the service or food. Street parking was easy and there was no delay in getting seated or getting my order taken. I got the vegan sloppy joe with fries and a pickle, and even though the advertised pretzel bun wasn't vegan... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Although there is a lot of hype about vegan restaurants in Chicago, my favorite is Handlebar. Their regular menu has a huge variety of wonderful options, and they always have specials that are great. During the spring, summer and fall, they generally have a lot of seasonal items that are lovely - lots of greens in the fall, local tofu,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This bar is one of my favorites in the city. They always have a good selection of quality beers and drinks. Their rotating menus of mixed drinks are my favorite to check out. Always something unexpected on their and it's always delicious. The food here is also top notch. No meat on the menu but lots of vegetarian and pescatarian... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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246 reviews 246 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Pescetarian restaurant - veggie and fish dishes only! So right up my alley. It took me an eternity to decide what I wanted because I literally wanted everything, but finally got the Chili Mac Attack. I think it was on special that night, so could not refuse. It didn't disappoint! Veggie chili with smoked gouda - I mean impossible to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This was the 2nd time that I've been to The Handlebar. I'm vegan and my brother is vegetarian and there are items on the menu for both of us. The food is so good, they have a nice variety of foods, the staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is very cozy.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Two teen vegetarians, a vegan and a meat eater all ended their meals with pies --blueberry and oatmeal -- after a very filling meal. Two of us had the Chicago tofu. It was good if a bit dry. The fries were just okay. Overall however, a good meal. I would like to try some of the other vegan options. Our... More 

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Additional Information about The Handlebar

Address: 2311 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-5314
Phone Number: 773-384-9546
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 1:00 am  10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 1:00 am  10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 1:00 am  10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 1:00 am  10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 1:00 am  10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 1:00 am  10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 1:00 am  10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Vegan, Vegetarian, International

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