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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 #136 of 8,282 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Restaurant details
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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Redding, Connecticut, USA
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190 reviews 190 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The hype about the ribs at Twin Anchors is true. They are great and I would go back for more in a second. The rest of the food was very good as well, especially the desserts. The place is family run, and has a great old Chicago history to it - it is one of the oldest bars in the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I love the zesty BBQ sauce here. It is a nice place to go and escape modernism. You wouldn't know if it was 1965 or 2014 if you woke up here. Very well preserved while also clean. Charming neighborhood in Lincoln Park. Better to stick with the ribs if you decide to dine here. The service is very friendly and... More

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long island, ny
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Thankfully the rest of our party got there earlier and put our name down on the wait list. That being said, it would be worth the wait. There is a bar to pass the time while waiting. I cannot speak for myself (not a rib lover) but the rest of our party all ordered the ribs and everyone agreed it... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

We went here after reading TA reviews on a warm and wet Friday evening. Chose an outside table under the awning and had a very helpful waitress. There was a huge choice of beers - bottled and draft. We shared a full slab of ribs with fries and onion rings. Not usually big fans of ribs but these were delicious.... More

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logan, ut
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110 reviews 110 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Stop here for the best ribs you've had in ages if you are anywhere near old town Chicago for great food in a supper club style environment. Stepping into this place makes you wish you lived in the neighborhood and could be a regular patron. We were lucky enough to arrive early and snag a booth opposite the busy bar.... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We accidentally walked into this restaurant in Old Town, and were delighted to enjoy the best ribs ever. Expect a wait

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you go here you have to eat ribs!! The meat is tender and the taste is delicious.. You can choose different sauce to accompany your ribs and different sides.. You have to stop here if you go to Chicago!!

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Lodi, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

This is a place I visit every time I near Chicago. It is friendly with a great wait staff and the best ribs you will ever find. It is a don't miss place in Chicago. They now have outside seating which is where we sat, but I think you lose something by not being in the dining room. Stay inside.... More

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Lodi, Ca
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was a return visit for three out of our party of five and we now have two more converts! Not fancy just very darn good food. A great "neighborhood " place with a welcoming staff - good bar and good service. The ribs are the go to thing in the menu and they don't disappoint. They have added outside... More

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Palatine, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Excellent Rib place. Meat falls off the bone and has a crispy texture. Small menu. Extensive craft beer list. Very casual and 'old school'. No reservations. Great service.

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Additional Information about Twin Anchors Restaurant-Tavern

Address: 1655 N Sedgwick St, Chicago, IL 60614
Phone Number: (312) 266-1616
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse

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