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The Dearborn

145 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60602-1402
+1 312-384-1242
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“burger” (44 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
145 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60602-1402
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Their wasn't anything I didn't like about The Dearborn. I suspect they have been around for a while and that they are the place to go or to meet after a day of work. Great atmosphere, super service and superior cocktails. I will I knew...More

Thank markbS9903UZ
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent location right opposite the Oriental Theatre Very popular restaurant Attentive waitstaff Good food quality - all made fresh so you will need to be patient Very spacious The toilets are at a slightly elevated level but elevator is available for those who are restricted...More

Thank Scalfern57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great burger with a fantastic side of the Mexican corn. Our waiter was terrific and a Packers fan too!

Thank BrianV1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super cool ambiance and great location to the play we were seeing on a Sunday afternoon. Glad I booked reservations ahead of time. Service was very friendly, and for Sunday brunch they had a live trio. Played great music. The menu is so similar to...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Early dinner before a show. Party of 5. Our first seating suggestion was adjacent to the kitchen so we asked to be moved. They accommodated with a booth in bar area quickly. Menu is not extensive. Items are very good. Delivery of food was quick...More

Thank LThomas1301
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled into The Dearborn after being rained out at JazzFest - what a great find! The Drunk in Love cocktail (perhaps my favourite cocktail of all time?) and excellent service couldn't have been better. Thank you!

Thank Kate Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We selected this restaurant based on proximity to the theater and we were not disappointed. The Dearborn has a great atmosphere and even better servers! Our servers were well-informed, provided excellent recommendations, and were very attentive. We would not hesitate to visit again when we...More

1  Thank cruisintheusa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this restaurant as we were walking by it in downtown Chicago. Our host an older guy went to the How To Be a Jerk in less than the 30 seconds School. He seated Us in the bar instead of the restaurant. We asked...More

Thank swalsh22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really couldn't ask for a better pre-theater restaurant. Great food and wine. Best burger ever. Scallops from heaven.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Convenient location if you are staying at a hotel in the Loop and/or if you are going to have a meal before a theater show in downtown Chicago. This place has a great Sunday brunch menu and vibe. We dropped in on a Sunday at...More

Thank R5871BQmarks
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Lorraine D
September 8, 2017|
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Response from Carl_CC_Rider | Reviewed this property |
You can see their menu on their website. {most restaurants have their menus on their websites}
March 29, 2017|
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Response from LenEvanston | Reviewed this property |
Allow about an hour for your meal. Let waiter know about your time constraints. 0 seconds ago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60602-1402
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-384-1242
  • E-mail
In the heart of Chicago's Loop, The Dearborn provides a perfect break for visitors of the area's neighboring theaters, museums, shopping and popular attractions. Grab a spot at the bar or sit back and relax in one of the spacious booths in this handsome American-inspired tavern, open for lunch and dinner seven days a week and brunch on the weekends.
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