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Bridge House Tavern

#182 of 7,535 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
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Closed now
All 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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Chicago, IL
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158 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome location on the river with spectacular views. We came for brunch and it we very good, fairly large portions - the corned beef hash and crab cake Benedict were all very good. Don't miss out on the Beignets - the whip cream and sauce just make these AMAZING!! I do consider myself a bit of a Bloody Mary snob,... More 

Thank lovetotravelusa
Charlotte, North Carolina
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an after work function here 2 weeks ago. Reserved the backend of the terrace. The location is amazing, the view is great (RIGHT next too the river), service was awesome (they came around with finger food for almost an hour, very tasty)... but: when they set up the buffet we were disappointed... very basic sliders and other stuff... More 

Thank Apex-997
St. Louis, MO
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86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My rating for his restaurant is for the waiter, service and friendliness. I would give the location an excellent rating. However, the food was poor. I had the Pig Trio. The bacon was limp, there was very little gravy on very dry biscuits and my scrambled eggs were cold. The Bloody Mary was less than average. There are too many... More 

Thank Nazy5519
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129 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The patio is on the river and is just fantastic. Beautiful place to sit and have some drinks. They have a nice selection of craft beers. We had oysters from both the east coast and west coast. It was fun to try both. Also had the cheese board and pretzels. All of it was great!!

Thank Sesa38
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious and you can't really beat the location - right on the river! If weather permits, sit outside! Service was good too. Highly recommend!

Thank MelanieD984
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the food and the view of the waterway river. Had a great appetizer Spicy Chicken Avacodo Rolls which were great! I had the Smoked Salmon BLT which was something I have never had and others at the table had the Seared Tuna and the Crab Cake Po Boy which were also very good. Everything was great Food and View.

Thank ArkansasCheezburger
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

I went here for a Girls Brunch last weekend and had a pretty good time. We made reservations ahead so I can't speak to the wait as we were seated. The waitress checked on us a ton, and the ambiance wasn't too loud even sitting under the TV's inside and sitting near the door. I had an omelette that was... More 

Thank Brandi W
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Pretty poor food , ordered seared tuna, tiny portion of fish with a basic salad out of a packet . Over priced and lack of service .

Thank Tim H
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We had a nice lunch here with friends who were in town from Canada. My daughter and I split the steak Frits .., Pricey @ $27 but they were generous. Just loved the outdoor tables! We had a great spot and view of the river. After lunch we went on the architectural river cruise ... It was awesome! Highly recommended!

Thank SUN2006Illinois
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Friends and I met her for drinks and apps. The atmosphere is great being able to sit next to the river. The food was overpriced for what you get. Still a great place to enjoy good company and atmosphere

Thank WorldRacer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$29 - $31
American, Bar, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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
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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