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Cafe Brauer

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Great Outdoor Eating Spot With Amazing City Skyline View

Although the menu is quite limited, we like coming to Cafe Brauer for the outdoor seating and... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2017
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Lovely, classic place

Attended a wedding reception at Cafe Brauer this weekend; first time I'd been there in years since... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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Sep 9, 2017
“Great Outdoor Eating Spot With Amazing City Skyline View”
Jul 11, 2017
“Don't Pass Up the Chance!”
Located at the south end of the Lincoln Park Zoo, this historic restaurant re-opened in 1990 after $4 million in restorations.
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2021 N Stockton Dr, Chicago, IL 60614-4700
Lincoln Park
+1 312-742-2480
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Although the menu is quite limited, we like coming to Cafe Brauer for the outdoor seating and amazing skyline view of Chicago. The restaurant is right next to Lincoln Park Zoo and the Lincoln Park Nature Walk. Great people watching. And there is live music...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Had some time to kill on Chicago's North side, so decided to wander Lincoln Park Zoo. Spouse joined me after work and had a great dinner outside along the lagoon.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

I had found this gem when looking for a nice place to eat near the north beach. It really is a nice setting, the patio overlooking the lake. But be sure to bring a blanket if the temperature isn't over 75, the sun is gone...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MariaSalgaard
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Located in the heart of Lincoln Park, just outside of Lincoln Park Zoo, the Cafe Brauer is not only elegant, but also offers great views of the immediate area, as well as the Chicago skyline. The building was built in 1908 and is listed on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Allen21096
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Visited here with family who live in Chicago. It was easy to park, get a table and the food was lovely and good value. It's within a couple of minutes walk from the zoo too which meant it was perfect for the young ones in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

Went as a family group, 6 adults and a baby in a stroller/buggy. The lunch was very good and the staff were friendly and supportive.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank John H
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Attended a wedding reception at Cafe Brauer this weekend; first time I'd been there in years since it first opened a couple of decades ago when it was often used for charity benefits. Great, grand space with phenomenal views of the city. Lovely outdoor porch...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank doctorbchi
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Delightful patio overlooking Lincoln Park Lake. Family, and dog, friendly; space for small children to roam. Diverse, well-presented menu.

Date of experience: June 2016
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Our food ranged from average to good, but the patio is a blissful place to be on a pretty day. Lovely views, nice menu options, and good service.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ILoveTexas
Reviewed March 10, 2016

I was fortunate to get to visit Cafe Brauer for a wedding. Ground floor is open to the public, but on upper level, there is a large hall that is used for weddings. The decor is classical, but very well maintained. It has an outdoor...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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