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Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House

1024 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1208 (Gold Coast)
312-640-0999
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Ranked #63 of 8,276 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Gold Coast
Cross street: Bellevue Place
Transit: Accessible by elevated train (Chicago/State) and city bus (lines 36, 151)
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We sat outside and were greatly entered by the comings and goings at Gibson's next door, a real urban ballet. Apart from the free entertainment the food was delicious and the service was first class. We both had fish which was a teat after being in the States for 12 days. Inside the restaurant was bustling and bigger that appears... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

About half the dishes for our group were excellent and half were ok to bad. Again, the server did his best to make it right but I would have expected the food to have come out better for this type of restaurant.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

This is the best place for dinner in Chicago, I think. Great atmosphere, nice service and very good food. We had a great time here, very good seafood, nice wines, unpretentious and informal, extremely well prepared food. Just go.

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Portland, Oregon
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162 reviews 162 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This restaurant has a fun atmosphere and is good for a business dinner or date night. It's a bit loud. There's a nice bar area and a seating area with some tvs as well as another area with booths and tables that's a little quieter. I went with 4 other people for a business dinner. There was a huge selection... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Went here with a fair-sized group - about 15 including children. I had the beef tips, and my wife had the scallops. We've had better at half the price at a local WI supper club. Saying this place is average may be giving them too much credit. Doubt that I will go back.

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Pittsburgh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Customer service in general is absolutely wonderful. The entire staff is very attentive, cleaning up crumbs from the tablecloth, filling water very frequently, and always making sure you are happy. Our server, Daniel, was a perfect server. He was very polite, friendly, and professional. He also answered all our questions, gave us great suggestions, and knew the product well. The... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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199 reviews 199 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We got reservations here for Sunday night of Labor Day weekend, and when we arrived, realized we had been there 6 years earlier for my husband's birthday (guess that means we either have very bad memories or had such a good time the first time, we forgot the name of the place....definitely the latter of the two!). Sat at the... More

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Palatine, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Seafood to no end! From the raw oyster offering, through the Cesar salad to the pan sauted frog legs - Yummy! Kind of pricy, but remember one is in downtown Chicago. There is also beef on the menu, which is offered from Gibson's Steak house...their sister restaurant that adjoins. Its a great night to remember

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Decatur, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Good service, waiter brought raw fish to table to show size & talk about each. Plenty of food with meal, bread was wonderful. Mac & cheese with lobster was yummy. Desert was enormous! There were 4 of us & we all left so stuffed. We shared the desert & had over half of it left.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I found this restaurant on Trip Advisor, so decided to give it a chance, and was very pleased. Service:I've read mixed reviews on the service here, but ours was excellent, in fact some of the best I've had in quite some time. Food:Fresh and well prepared seafood. They tell me the seafood is flown in fresh daily and it looked... More

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Additional Information about Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House

Address: 1024 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611-1208
Phone Number: 312-640-0999
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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