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Twin Anchors Restaurant-Tavern

1655 N Sedgwick St, Chicago, IL 60614 (Near North Side)
(312) 266-1616
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Ranked #154 of 8,285 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I'm a HUGE fan of ribs and these were certainly some of the best I've had. Friendly staff, brilliant ribs and very reasonably priced. Loved this place!

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niagara on the lake
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We came here before setting off to The Second City comedy show, because it was in walking distance. It looks pretty old and has a bar in the front section and dining room in the back. We sat at the bar and ordered beers and pulled pork sandwiches. Really good! We got there around 6pm, and timed it just right... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Twin anchors was in my To-do list when I planned my trip to Chicago. I love well-made ribs and thris lived up to my expectations. Soft, tender and moist. The side salad is good and they offer more than just the ribs. I will definitely get back there in my next time in Chicago!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Had another great dinner last night at Twin Anchors Restaurant in Old Town Chicago. This restaurant has a long time history in Chicago, and a large following of happy diners! Their ribs are wonderful and the onion rings are the best! This is a favorite restaurant that we always visit on our trips to Chicago.

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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I've been there many times and have always been impressed. On our recent trip to Chicago we stopped in once again. This place has been there since Prohibition and is a favorite of many Chicagoans. The most impressive thing about Twins is they continue to hold there standards high, never resting on there reputation. Actually I think they have improved... More

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Denver, Colorado
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

It was at the corner where we were staying, so went in because it was convenient but it was much nicer than expected. Very friendly staff, proud of their history. Good food. Good value. If you're nearby this is the place to go. Not sure I'd trek through bad traffic to go here. Long walk to Lincoln Park Zoo but... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A bit difficult to find (best to go there in a taxicab) but worth the trek. The place is loaded with unpretentious atmosphere and charm. It may look like a good local bar, but the food is the real prize. The ribs and chicken are fantastic - juicy and full of flavour - no wonder Frank Sinatra paid a visit... More

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Carmel, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is not bar food. This is restaurant food, served in a small family bar/restaurant filled with history and lots of local regulars. You can often tell the quality of a kitchen by the amount of attention they pay to the side dishes like cole slaw and so on. Twin Anchors does a great job on the sides, and an... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My wife and I ate here before going to Second City. Twin Anchors is located a neighborhood on the northside. The ribs were great, and the wait staff was excellent. They make up for the lower food prices with drink prices.

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Santee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Thanks to Bobby's Bike Tour, we found this gem!!! The food was all amazing, the place was located in Old Town Chicago, and the restaurant still had the feel of good old Chicago!!! Best part was the free street parking, get there at 5pm when they open, gets really busy even on a weekday. Truly happy about this place!!!

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