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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 good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“burger” (46 reviews)
“charcuterie” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a light late lunch and was delighted by the atmosphere, friendly attentive wait staff. I ordered the parsnip soup and it was awesome, so good I almost licked my bowl! I convinced my husband to go back the next night for dinner....More

Thank Keloser
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2017

Dear Keloser, Thank you for the glowing review. We’re thrilled to receive such positive guest feedback—especially about our parsnip soup! We agree that it’s fantastic. We’re getting ready to switch over to some Spring dishes so look for those new additions coming soon. We look...More

Reviewed April 4, 2017

Fast and friendly service at breakfast. Good basic choices, the yogurt parfait is a nice starter, decaf coffee is also good.

Thank DawninDallas
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Dear DawnInDallas, Thank you for joining us and for the great review! We’re happy to hear you had an enjoyable experience at breakfast. We hope to see you again when you're back in Chicago. Kind Regards, State and Lake Chicago Tavern Management Team

Reviewed March 23, 2017

Wow, this place is fantastic!! It's a little gem hidden away in the wit hotel. I passed by it often and have only recently been stopping in for breakfast. The service is amazing! The bartender Luis gives out great recommendations and is very welcoming. The...More

Thank JosephRichburg3344
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Dear JosephRichburg3344, Many thanks for the 5-star review! We’re delighted to receive such positive guest feedback—especially about our team. We take great pride in delivering the highest level of service and it’s such a pleasure to hear we delivered on that promise. We’re pleased to...More

Reviewed March 21, 2017

for breakfast its great if you have the included meal with your room for Gold and above Hilton Honors members. Food is very good. Had a nice lunch there as well. some decent entertainment on the weekends too. Its a better choice than going to...More

Thank Gma0917
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2017

Dear Gma0917, Thank you for joining us and for providing us with such kind feedback. We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and our live weekend entertainment. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back for another visit soon. Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We had George as our server. He did an amazing job. We had biscuits & gravy and truffle Benedict, both were delicious. My husband had a Bloody Mary which he found tasty. Request George for your server & you will be well taken care of....More

Thank Heather B
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2017

Dear habloyer, Thank you for sharing your 5-star review with the TripAdvisor community. We’re thrilled to receive such positive guest feedback about our brunch menu and our team—George in particular! We take great pride in delivering the highest level of service and it’s a pleasure...More

Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Wit for the weekend and we aren't too fond on hotel restaurants but this place was amazing! After a long day traveling, we didn’t want to walk to far to grab a bite to eat, so we had...More

Thank Vicencio M
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2017

Dear Vicencio M., Thank you for the 5-star review. We’re thrilled to receive such positive guest feedback—especially about our team! We agree—they’re awesome! Your glowing recommendation is truly appreciated. We can’t wait to welcome you back! Kind Regards, State and Lake Chicago Tavern Management Team

Reviewed March 10, 2017

We really enjoyed our breakfast and mimosas. Cocktails at the bar the night before were tasty and the bartender was very nice.More

Thank Norma J
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2017

Dear Norma J., Thank you for joining us for breakfast! We’re pleased to hear you enjoyed our mimosas as well as our other cocktails at the bar. Nothing like an early morning pick me up after a fun night! We truly appreciate your kind comments...More

Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the restaurant but would have liked to have seen healthier options for breakfast. The Oatmeal tasted like it had a lot of cream. It was good just not as healthy as it could be. My daughters biscuits and gravy had celery in it which...More

Thank Heather J
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2017

Dear Heather J., Thank you for the kind review. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us so much that you decided to give our breakfast a try! We’re pleased you found our new biscuits and gravy to your liking but apologize...More

Reviewed February 13, 2017

Stopped by the bar for a quick beverage and it was very pleasant. A good mixture of cocktails at the bar- I highly recommend the "Drunken Lumberjack"..one of their specialty cocktails.More

Thank notesfork
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

Thank you for stopping by State and Lake Chicago Tavern for a cocktail. We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed the Drunken Lumberjack, one of our more popular cocktails at the tavern. We recommend giving the Boulevardier or Candied Bacon Old Fashioned a try upon your...More

Reviewed February 1, 2017

We had dinner on a Friday night prior to attending the theater downtown. We had originally wanted to try the aged soft cheddar pretzel when we looked at their menu ahead of time. Guess what they ran out of when we got there.....the pretzel!! Luckily...More

Thank LindaF752
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2017

Dear Linda, Great to hear that you had such a good time at State and Lake Chicago Tavern before the show. The pretzel is one of our most popular items and we’re proud to say they’re baked freshly every day. We try not to run...More

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Downtown / The Loop
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TheBadJoker
valet parking?
December 25, 2016|
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Response from SKWalton | Reviewed this property |
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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, 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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