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Chicago Brauhaus

#524 of 7,638 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European
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4732 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2010
+1 773-784-4444
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
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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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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Having lived and worked in Germany a number of times, we didn't know what to expect when friends brought us here. We know that German food is not always nouvelle cuisine (just like British), but we enjoyed the night. There was a wide choice of German dishes and beers and everything was really good. We had the Schweine Schnitzel and... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

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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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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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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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
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
Families with children, Large groups
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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