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#1,316 of 8,069 Restaurants in Chicago
$$ - $$$American, ,
1510 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-2055
+1 312-649-9640
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good56%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Oct 8, 2017
“I am not a buffet fan but theirs was more worthy”
1 week ago
“Fun bar”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1510 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-2055
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in during old town fest. Great vibe and fun place. We stayed out here for a couple hours. ROSE ALL DAY!!! Was in the upstairs area.

Thank Daye A
Reviewed October 8, 2017

I was disappointed a couple doors down by a brunch that was high carb and sugar as well as high price. I left and wandered down the street and met the guys outside. They were friendly so I checked it out. Their brunch buffet was...More

Thank hippoguy
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Brunch is on point- service I give an A. Food and then there's the Bloody Mary bar which is probably the best on the planet! A Sunday staple!

Thank jessicaburbon
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at benchmark for a quick dinner with Friend. Sitting at the bar was good, the bar tender was very friendly and helpful and helped us choose lots of different craft beers. A pretty good selection that we were very pleased with. Had a...More

Thank sing_trav_888
Reviewed October 25, 2016

We had 40 people comfortably together in section off from larger crowd, but very much a part of the action. Several big screen and booth TVs to catch all the action. Great finger food served buffet style on side, attentive waitress service.. Fun.

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

When I am in Chicago this is my go to place to catch up with old friends. It's great to park at the corner of the bar and get the gang together. The scene is cool, casual and relaxed, the staff are friendly and helpful....More

Thank sing_trav_888
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

A business visit for drinks and appetizers to Benchmark made for a pleasant summer evening. A very inviting open-concept with an urban vibe. The location in Old Town is great. We just had drinks and apps (sliders, quesadillas, and pretzel bites with cheese sauce) -...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. The food is relatively cheap and it's good. The tv's allow for optimal sports viewing. In a really nice part of town. The service is on point.

Thank Logan M
Reviewed March 21, 2016

The food is good. Drinks are priced reasonably. I loved that they did a raffle to give away drinks and menu items. I wished i had enough people to sit in one of the few booths that include mini tv's inside the wall. Overall, this...More

Thank Shanel S
Reviewed March 11, 2016

Good food. Good portions. The wait for coffee was unreal. The environment was busy and loud but appropriate for the moment. Would recommend

Thank 504johanne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-2055
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-649-9640
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BENCHMARK, A FOUR CORNERS(R) TAVERN, pairs great food and drinks with friendly service and strives to provide our customers with a powerful experience each time they visit. Our Benchmark concept is the perfect fit for the Old Town area in Chicago. The Benchmark menu includes some new and creative items as well as updated twists on familiar menu favorites. With 46 TV's Benchmark is the perfect place to catch a game with old friends or make some new ones. The highlight of the venue is the first of its kind, fully retractable roof covering most of the 2nd floor. It's Chicago's first convertible beer garden.
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