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Emerald Loop

#421 of 8,467 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Irish, Fish & Chips, Bar
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216 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60601
CTA bus (134, 135, 136, 145, 146), Red Line train (State & Lake), Brown Line train (State & Lake), Green Line train (State & Lake), Purple Line train (State & Lake), Orange Line train (State & Lake), Pink Line train (State & Lake), Metra train (Millennium station), Cabs plentiful
312-263-0200
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 am
Good for:
Casual Dining
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Irish Lunch

Enjoyed our lunch at the Emerald Loop. I had the fish and chips and my husband had the bangers and mash - which is always one of his favorites. Service was good. The restaurant is in the first floor of the historic Jeweler's Building that was built in the 1920's. The building use to have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Diane K
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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188 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Woodhull,IL
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We ate here for two meals. We had a late night dinner with nachos and mini burgers. Everything was superb. The next day, we had missed lunch, so I ran over and got a turkey wrap. It was really good! Good value, good beer, and great food.

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Chicago, Illinois
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371 reviews 371 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Enjoyed our lunch at the Emerald Loop. I had the fish and chips and my husband had the bangers and mash - which is always one of his favorites. Service was good. The restaurant is in the first floor of the historic Jeweler's Building that was built in the 1920's. The building use to have a SpeakEasy on the top... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I eat there frequently - its near the office. Wraps are good, burgers are good, lobster macaroni is good....its all good. Beer selection - love to try the beers, but, after all, its a work day!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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183 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Stopped over for a bite since our hotel was right across the street. Sat at the bar and had some fish and chips with a nice cold beer on the side. Large portion left me full. The price was a little high even for Chicago standards. Great interior and a nice view to people watch if you get a spot... More 

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Two of us had burgers and one had the fish tacos. Everything was delicious. Service was good and prices were fair. Would definitely return

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Byron, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went there for breakfast which was a great buffet with an omelet chef, fruit,pastries,french toast, and meat. $11 great deal for Chicago.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had the corned beef platter last night. It was so good! Fun atmosphere, an Irish band was playing. Very fun. It was loud, but it was a Friday night and St. Patty's weekend.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Free appetizer from hotel got us here. Great daily specials. Tasty wings, sliders and drinks. Good Bloody Marys and awesome beer selection! Located on South end of Magnificent Mile near Chicago River.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Needed to grab a quick bite to eat after arriving late Friday night. This was the only place that was serving food around midnight still. My friends had wanted the Lobster Mac and Cheese, their special, but they were all out. Instead they bought the black and blue burger and the quesadilla. Ordered a round of Magners and we were... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

While a little underwhelming from the street, once inside the door it's very inviting. We had a great meal, great service and had a chance to catch up with some old friends. Food was enjoyable and reminiscent of food we had while in Dublin, Ireland. Wait staff was attentive but not overbearing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 216 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60601
  • Public Transportation: CTA bus (134, 135, 136, 145, 146), Red Line train (State & Lake), Brown Line train (State & Lake), Green Line train (State & Lake), Purple Line train (State & Lake), Orange Line train (State & Lake), Pink Line train (State & Lake), Metra train (Millennium station), Cabs plentiful
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 312-263-0200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Fish & Chips, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:00 am

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?