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Brando's Speakeasy

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#2,905 of 8,085 Restaurants in Chicago
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American
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Lunch, Drinks

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PIZZAS
6
11
Small Cheese
6
11
Pepperoni
6
11
Sausage
SALADS
6
BLT Wedge Salad
1/4 Iceberg Lettuce, fresh Vine Ripened Tomatoes, Chives, 2 strips of Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, with your Choice of Blue Cheese, Italian, or Ranch dressing served with a Mozzarella Cheese Panini
SANDWICHES
6
The Capone (Chicago's Most Famous Italian)
Genoa Salami, Capacolla, Motodella, Prosciutto, and Provolone Cheese served on Italian Bread with Italian dressing! Tomatoes, Giardinierra, Pickles and Mayo upon request
6
The Basic Deli
"Pick a Meat" (Turkey, Roast Beef, and Ham) "Pick a Cheese" (Swiss, Provolone, and Cheddar) "Pick a Bread "(Italian, sliced or wheat) "Add the Extras"
6
Mamas Big Meatball
Home made Meatballs, Provolone cheese and bread, add Gardiniera, we suggest the hot one
6
BLT And Turkey Club
"Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Bread, and Mayo" add Turkey to make it a Club, add Avocado to make it better!
6
The Big Cheese (make your own Cheesey Goodness)
Pick a bread, pick a cheese, then we butter it up and cook it! Cheddar Mozzarella, Swiss, Provolone, Cheddar, etc.
5
You Gotta Beef
Chicago's most popular sandwich
BAR FOOD
ask your server for details of our other products: Crackers, Jams, Fruits and Nuts
6
Wings eight pieces Hot, Barbecue, and Teriyaki
5
French Fries
7
Pizza Fries with Marinara and Mozzarella
1
Popcorn Bucket
7
Apple wood smoked bacon
MEATS AND CHEESE
Choice of three Hard Cheeses or three Soft Cheeses, and Choice of three Meats. Sides and extras include pickles, peppers, spreads, giardiniera, vegetables etc
6
Three Hard
6
Three Soft
6
Three Meats
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
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Reviewed May 24, 2019

Went from Palmers 7.50 bottle of beer by a snobby bartender to great fun, easy going but fast, competent bartender at Brando’s Speakeasy. Five dollar mix drinks, $3 pizzas and karaoke! The large group of Yelp employees made it more fun by singing and just...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank leblanccj
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

Hands down the best spot in Chicago for sings and sips. I have literally traveled the world and karaoked everywhere and this place is fire! The staff and owner are incredibly hospitable and make it such a fun experience. Drinks are very reasonably priced for...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SaritaSouthSide
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

I was in Chicago for a business trip with some coworkers. We decided to try kareoke on a weds nite. I am so glad we found this place! The lounge areas were comfortable, the environment was relaxed, the crowd was so nice, everyone sang along,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Melanie M
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Slow to get in past doorman. Then loud and busy. Karaoke seemed well organized and many monitors allow you to follow along with singers.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

Went on a Sunday night in early Dec for a late drink. Not expecting much on a late Sunday rainy night, but this was worse than I imagined. Poorly executed "cocktails" and a total lack class. I felt like I was in a bad strip...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank D6488GVmarks
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Always fun singing a few songs at a kareoke bar. Brando’s offers a good hangout spot to go to with friends, and is open until very late (or very early hours of the morning depends how you look at it ;-)) The place gets packed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nolan987
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Lovely ambience as you walk off the busy Chicago streets. Leave all your cares and worries behind when you walk through the doors !

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank loopylorn
Reviewed April 28, 2018

The "DJ" (in quotes because all he does is make sure the karaoke songs play in order) tonight deleted my spot in line. Because of the way the system works, I could watch my spot in line and be ready for my turn. When I...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mange2teTA
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We went to this bar for the karaoke and had a blast. There was quite a crowd when we showed up. Everyone was lively. The drinks were great. Sean and Linda are great! It is very small so it can become overwhelming when they get...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank crashleyrogers
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Went to Brando's while attending a company conference nearby. Comfortable and cozy pub. Very chill vibe. Nothing special, a very good place to hang out as a group. Drinks are potent, price is moderate. Karaoke was pretty cool, the crowd does gets into it.

Date of visit: February 2018
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