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State and Lake Chicago Tavern

201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
+1 312-239-9400
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“burger” (49 reviews)
“amish chicken” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here before a concert at the Chicago Theater. Definitely need a reservation. The food was excellent and the wait staff were fantastic. Had the Amish 1/2 chicken and the short rib dinners - both were great.

Thank sandersdg
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We stayed at the Wit the weekend of 9/21/2018 on the recommendation of a co-worker and we were NOT disappointed at all! We only ate at the State and Lake Chicago Tavern which is in the building for 2 breakfast's and 1 dinner, even though...More

Thank N4685WEN
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Dear N4685WEN, So glad to hear you enjoyed all of your meals with us. We’re happy to be your restaurant of choice for your weekend getaway! Please do stop in and see us again the next time you are in town; we look forward to...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

Stopped in for brunch to meet family staying at the Wit hotel above State and Lake and ended up being pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food and the friendly service. Our server didn't mind that we sat the table way beyond finishing the...More

Thank WhiskiedWanderlust
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Dear Kelli, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back. Best, Liz VanLeuwen, General Manager State and Lake Chicago Tavern

Reviewed September 4, 2018

Straightforward bar food as part of theWit Hotel situated on North State Street close to the river. Service could have been better.

Thank pbvh
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I'm always skeptical about eating out because of my dairy allergy -so as with every other restaurant, I first ask to see the menu before walking past the host. As I was reading the menu one of the chefs walked up and asked if he...More

Thank Lowshell
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Dear Lowshell, Thanks for sharing your feedback regarding your recent experience at State and Lake Chicago Tavern! So glad we were able to accommodate your dairy allergy, and that you enjoyed your risotto. We do hope to see you again the next time you are...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The eggs were poached to perfection and the gluten free toast was a nice plus. Wasn’t wild about the potatoes though and the fruit was frozen. So a bit hit or miss with the food. The service was friendly and fast which is always a...More

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

The pancakes were fluffy and tasty. The eggs benedict prepared just right. There were too many competing flavors for the chicken and waffles dish. The chicken flavor was not well complimented by the dressing on the arugula salad. And arugula has a potent flavor all...More

Thank Christina T
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Dear Christina, Thanks for stopping in to State and Lake Chicago Tavern on your recent trip! Glad to hear you enjoyed your pancakes, eggs Benedict, and service. We hope to see you again the next time you’re in the neighborhood! Best, Liz VanLeuwen, General Manager...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018

I always struggle to find a good breakfast when staying in Chicago but State and Lake Tavern was great. I had the Chilaquiles they were wonderful the salsa verde gave them that zing of flavor. My husband had one of the traditional breakfast and liked...More

Thank Deb H
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear Deb, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at State and Lake Chicago Tavern! I am glad you both enjoyed your breakfasts—and yes, our salsa verde is fantastic. We hope you will join us for dinner the next time you’re in...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018

Nice place for happy hour. $5 beers and inexpensive bites. Attentive bartenders. Right next door to the Wit so very convenient to the hotel and theater district.

Thank disney7071
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

Dear disney7071, Thank you for joining us for happy hour! I am glad you enjoyed yourself, and I do hope to see you again the next time you’re in the neighborhood. Best, Liz VanLeuwen General Manager, State and Lake Chicago Tavern

Reviewed June 27, 2018

During my recent stay 4 night stay at theWit I enjoyed breakfast in this restaurant each morning. I had a different main each day and they were all very tasty and delicious. The wait staff were all friendly and attentive to one and other diners...More

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Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Dear Oldsk8r, Thank you for taking the time to share your review! I am happy you enjoyed all of the meals you had with us, and it’s great to hear that the service was everything you expected. I do hope to see you again the...More

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Yes, they have valet parking. There are better restaurants in the area, though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
  • Public Transportation: Red Line: State and Lake Brown/Purple/Green/Orange Line: State and Lake Blue Line: Clark and Lake
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-239-9400
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Description
Led by award-winning Executive Chef Nathan Sears, sleek contemporary gastropub State and Lake Chicago Tavern combines the flare of artisanal American cuisine with the warm, welcoming vibe of a neighborhood pub. Named after the iconic intersection in the heart of the city, State and Lake Chicago Tavern serves up new twists on bistro fare, with an emphasis on featuring the finest locally sourced and wholesome ingredients.
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