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Bridge House Tavern

#185 of 7,452 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
American, Bar, Contemporary
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321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4714 (Clark & Chicago River)
(312) 644-0283
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
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Minneapolis , MN
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took a group here for dinner and the price is reasonable for groups. I have been here multiple times and the views of the river can be nice if you get the right seat. Outdoor patio is water front. I had the steak sandwich and it is massive! Very tasty. The appetizers were all wonderful and we tried them all!... More 

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Thank Dan C
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome place! Unfortunately, it was raining so we were not able to sit outside by the river. The inside has a really great atmosphere. Service was awesome. Beignets were to die for! We also had the chicken and waffles and biscuits and gravy. Everything was great!

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Thank Taylor G
Charlevoix, Michigan
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467 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Watch the boats go by. Excellent burger and fries. Good list of wine and beers on tap. Service was very good and attentive. Sit outside for sure in the summer.

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Thank Upnorthtransplant1
MN
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The brunch was really good, especially the Benedicts. The location is beautiful as well. Brunch drinks are a good value.

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Thank travelmavenMn
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is on the river and is an exceptional place to enjoy a lunch/dinner. Outside on the river front is fun and the boating up and down the river is a joy to watch. The service is efficient and friendly. The food is really good and the beer is cold. Definitely a place to visit while in Chicago.

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Thank Malanothegreat
Bethesda, Maryland
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Four of us went for a late lunch on a Saturday and were very happy with everything. The burger is excellent, they had $5 Bloody Mary's our server, Alyssia was great. Very friendly and efficient. This a nice place to go for a casual meal right on the river.

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Thank Ozgur20817
Denver, Colorado
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176 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Delicious food and a wonderful atmosphere on a sunny Chicago afternoon! Our waitress was friendly and the charcuterie plate was phenomenal! This is a place for family or business and I will definitely return! This is solid form drinks to food!

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Thank Michael O
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed their specialty drink, ginger ale and irish whiskey, with an entree of Salmon BLT and side house salad. The sandwich rocked. Smoked salmon and bacon just tasted so devine with their house italian dressing on arugula salad rounded out a fabulous lunch.

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Thank Claire F
Scottsdale, Arizona
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77 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh dear lord, I am so THANKFUL we changed our plans and decided to roll the dice and have brunch here!!!!!!! Thank you Reviewers for the amazing food pics (that's what made the decision for us). The wait was definitely better than anticipated; right around 30-40 minutes on a Sunday. The weather was GORGEOUS and we scored a waterfront seat... More 

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Thank lrchisholm
West Hartford, Connecticut
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location was great - right on water (river). The service was ok, but the food was mixed. Two of our party did not enjoy their food (Salmon sandwich and burger), one thought OK (seared tuna sandwich) and one thought it was great (chicken sandwich). It was the one restaurant we tried during our visit that didn't live up to expectations.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $31
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4714
    (Clark & Chicago River)
  • Public Transportation: Located 2 blocks North of the Lake/Wells brown line el station.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: (312) 644-0283
Description
Bridge House Tavern is located on the river in the heart of the River North neighborhood. The one-of-a-kind location offers a polished tavern feel that allows diners to enjoy comfort food in a casual atmosphere. Some featured menu favorites include; the smoked salmon BLT with a bacon milkshake, Prime Rib of Pork, and Popcorn (laced with honey, bacon, jalapeno and smoked salt). Lunch & Dinner is served 7 days a week and brunch is served on the weekends. In addition to the 125 person patio on the river level, the outdoor terrace is open on the weekends for appetizers and beverages. Reservations are accepted for indoor seating only.

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