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Theory Sports Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
9 W Hubbard St, 1st Floor, Chicago, IL 60654-8484
+1 312-644-0004
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  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
9 W Hubbard St, 1st Floor, Chicago, IL 60654-8484
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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

We were the only ones interested in the Miami Hurricane game but, we were early for brunch and the game, they were pleased to accommodate us! The biscuits and gravy was excellent, as was the avocado toast! We had some beers as the place filled...More

Thank Debora M
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by after work with a few of my colleagues. Wanted to catch a game and have a little food. Wait staff was great, constantly coming by asking us if we had what we needed and was the food good. We had multiple appetizers such...More

Thank David R
Reviewed November 12, 2017

The football game is already in its second quarter and we just arrived from our flight from Columbus, Ohio to catch the Steelers-Colts game. Walking in, we were stopped by, for us at least, an unusual employee – a bouncer. He was a nice guy,...More

Thank Chris2200
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We travel to Chicago from Boston a couple times a year ago least and this trip Google let me to Theory to watch the pats game. Not only was I amazed that the entire bar was full of like minded enthusiasts but the bar itself...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed October 8, 2017

We live in suburbs but were in the city for the day. Heard this was a great place to catch a Pats game and were told to come early as tables are reserved over a week in advance. The place did totally fill up with...More

Thank WinfieldRDH
Reviewed October 7, 2017

My husband and I went to this bar to watch the hockey game but little did we know it was a Patriots bar. By that I mean, 90% of the tvs were on the Patriots game and 90% of the people there were Patriots fans....More

Thank Elyd88
Reviewed September 10, 2017

My wife and I went to this restaurant after seeing a play at the Looking Glass Theater with friends. Our daughter joined us after the play. We had a good time here. The food was great and so was the service. I would recommend this...More

Thank cwillini
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We needed to kill about an hour before our hotel room was ready, so we took a short walk looking for a cool brew. The Good: Stones throw to our hotel. Good selection of beers. We had their version of nachos with some pulled pork/tator...More

Thank Kaanapaliguy
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

They have a great brunch! Loved the build your own Bloody Mary bar! So many garnishes and hot sauces to choose from! Service was wonderful too! We really enjoyed it!

Thank Janet S
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Bachelorette weekend downtown Chicago and Theory was our first stop of the night. Great music, fun atmosphere, and friendly bartenders.

Thank Kelsey M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 W Hubbard St, 1st Floor, Chicago, IL 60654-8484
    (State & Hubbard)
  • Public Transportation: State & Grand Red Line Stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-644-0004
  • E-mail
Theory Theory has a life of its own that matches the pulse of the river north neighborhood. Whether it’s grabbing a bite to eat during lunch break or a gathering with your friends for weekend brunch we offer the perfect environment for all occasions. We pride ourselves on superior food, service and comfort, all while providing a great view from every seat in the house. sport. dine. lounge.
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