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Chicago Brauhaus

#506 of 7,536 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European, American
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4732 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2010
+1 773-784-4444
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Evanston, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Three of us visited Brauhaus during Oktoberfest for dinner. The place was hopping with a live band and a lot of families and dancing. Lots of kids and couples were entertaining to watch on the dance floor. We ordered roast pork, sauerbraten, and marinated herring for main dishes. The pork and sauerbraten was just OK. There was a lot of... More 

Thank MrB003
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fun night with entertainment and lots of food..and beer!!!! Highly recommend for a unique night out!

Thank Ranjana P
Staten Island, New York, USA
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162 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent Beer. The sauerbraten and goulash were amazing. We had a flirty waitress who was very knowledgeable which is always fun.

Thank JOHN M
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is always so much fun, especially after stopping by the German Cultural Center. I especially recommend it during Oktoberfest!!!

Thank Laura H
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Great beer selection. Had two liters. One of haufbrau and one of spaten Oktoberfest. Had fried cheese curds and pretzel. Then the amazing pork shank. I'm in love and will come back every time I am in Chicago!

Thank Mattaci13
Grantville, Georgia
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a afternoon brew and we're very happy here. I could have stayed a few hours at the bar eating drinking and watching the cubs. The spaten octoberfest beer was outstanding and the food was terrific. The service was also very good! Very authentic here!

Thank Chuck B
Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a local favorite, and so be it. But if you are from out-of-town, skip it. Food is boring, and the place is noisy with corny music and dancing.

Thank RM C
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Was there for lunch this time, and it was rather quiet, but evenings the place is really hopping! Great Band

Thank frauevi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Food is excellent. Atmosphere is nice as long as you are not in the bar. If you are a picky eater or prefer minor substitutions, this is probably not the place for you. Some of the staff seem nasty and rude.

Thank Ted H
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

When the kids come to town, they always want to go to the Brauhaus. My wife's family are German, so this was a place with many memories of times at the Brauhaus for them, and of the German food at home. This restaurant has been there for years in the old German Section of Chicago. It is authentic, the food... More 

Thank georgerE9770EQ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
German, European, Central European, American
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4732 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2010
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-784-4444
Welcome to the Chicago Brauhaus
For over 40 years we have been serving up good cheer in Chicago's Lincoln Square Neighborhood. We offer a friendly Bavarian atmosphere where friends and family of all ages can enjoy a good meal, a stein of cold beer and dance along to the sounds of the world famous Brauhaus Trio. It is always Oktoberfest at the Chicago Brauhaus.

We hope to see you soon!

Your Hosts Harry and Guenter Kempf

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?