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2056 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614-4708 (Lincoln Park)
(773) 929-5363
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Ranked #573 of 8,335 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Dickens
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Excellent place for the solo bruncher. Options to combine main entree and buffet is a plus. You can get something starchy and sweet like french toast (they were a hit!), and get your proteins and salty (bacon, sausages, eggs) from buffet. The creamy tomato soup on buffet was a blast! Best option for a snowy autumn Sunday morning. Service is... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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143 reviews 143 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

While at Lincoln Park Zoo, we decided to head over to R.J. Grunts for lunch, and I'm glad I was hungry! I love the salad bar at this place, among the best anywhere. But it was a colder day so I really wanted a burger. I just had a regular cheeseburger, with sweet potato fries. The burger was cooked to... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place is so much fun, and has great food for people with any taste! The inside has fun decorations. It definitely is the opposite of a chain restaurant. There are many different types of burgers and wraps. The salad bar is great and has many options; it's my favorite. The reason I didn't give it 5 stars is that... More

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Canberra, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Five of us presented for lunch at RJ's on a sunny Tuesday in early September. The place appeared full and cheerfully noisy. The clever waiter found us a table and we ordered from the idiosyncratic and humorous menu. The food was strictly classic bad food but none the worse for that. This is a place that knows it's market and... More

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Indianapolis, IN
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant has fabulous food. I had a chicken wrap that was to die for and their homemade kettle chips are sooo yummy!!! It was a very crowded restaurant but food came out very timely. I waitress was very nice and attentive. The only down side is it is very tight in there. Sitting on top of the people next... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Fresh produce, great varied menu. They have lot so nice appetizers, entrees, and a wonderful salad bar..

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Ideally situated near Lincoln park zoo, we were feeling very hungry so headed over to r j grunts , was a good menu choice but had to have the burgers after reading some of the reviews on trip advisor , I chose the yowza burger with cottage fries whilst my other half had the better bacon cheddar burger with sweet... More

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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great menu choice, nice and convenient for visiting Lincoln Park Zoo. Wraps are very good. Can get busy on the weekends.

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Glenview, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We haven't been to Grunts in many years, and now I remember why. The sandwiches are all priced too high, and served with cottage fries that are way too greasy and either under cooked or too well done. I tried to substitute fries or veggies, but they charge an extra $1 for those. My chicken sandwich was served on a... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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187 reviews 187 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a restaurant caught in a time warp with an inexplicable decorating scheme. The best I could find on the menu was choosing between a Patty Melt and chicken tenders. Maybe you could eat there on throwback Thursdays and partake of a salad bar that definitely feels old. But it was very popular. Plastic greenery tops windows and large... More

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Additional Information about R.J. Grunts

Address: 2056 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614-4708
Phone Number: (773) 929-5363
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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