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The Motel Bar

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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We work in the building so it is nice to be able to stop there for a beer after work, but the place... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2017
Taylor A
via mobile
Nice people, Great lunch food!

This place is very nice for lunch. The staff is very "Chicago" friendly and the food is great. I... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2011
Chicago, Illinois
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  • Poor12%
  • Terrible38%
4 weeks ago
“New look, new food. ”
Feb 4, 2017
“Convenience ”
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+1 312-822-2900
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place in area that is becoming more vibrant by the minute. Food options are similar to before, better in some areas but lacking in other. Please bring back the grilled chicken pita salad!! Otherwise, nice clean look paying homage to a 1950’s /...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

We work in the building so it is nice to be able to stop there for a beer after work, but the place don't have much going for it other than that. Prices are outrageous. $5 for a PBR is laughable. They run out of...More

Thank Taylor A
Reviewed September 21, 2012 via mobile

The overpriced, average food would be tolerable if the staff was decent – but they aren't. This is the only restaurant I've ever tipped less than 15% because the service was so bad.

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Reviewed September 4, 2012

This is a small place but the drinks are good..the employees need to be more polite..a guy bumped into a friend and because of that my friend spilled his drink..also the employees keep running outside to smoke..the dj for some odd reason is on the...More

1  Thank AVChicago2012
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Good food, good beer. It has a hot day and there was friendly staff ith cold beer. Hard I beat that hen traveling solo.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed November 3, 2011

This place is very nice for lunch. The staff is very "Chicago" friendly and the food is great. I ate here about 10 times and food was always good. My favorite was the cheese burger and fries. If you are in the area...stop by for...More

Thank spaboy12345
Reviewed July 20, 2011

I don't know about the indoor part of the bar, but the patio in the summer was goodtimes! Got in from LA on Friday afternoon, hit up the patio for a few drinks with my buddy. Place was going off! Seemed like a nice crowd,...More

1  Thank the3answer
Reviewed April 16, 2009

I would skip this place for a meal. The food is poor quality and over priced. The staff is indifferent and inhelpful. Last time I went in for lunch waited 1 hour, kitchen brought out the wrong food and acted as if irt was my...More

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