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BIN 36

#345 of 7,854 Restaurants in Chicago}
$$ - $$$American, ,
161 N Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60661-2301
+1 312-995-6560
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese flight” (28 reviews)
“cheese plate” (14 reviews)
“charcuterie” (9 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
161 N Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60661-2301
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

Thank you GDINE.COM for this great LUNCH buy! we arrived at noon and no one in restaurant. we ordered our wines (great selection and prices) however too a little time to receive which was questionable since there were no other patrons. Regardless, we ordered great...More

Thank Hilda K
Reviewed November 26, 2012

I like good food but I don't like snobbery. When my wife and I decided to go to the restaurant for Thanksgiving dinner, I was a little apprehensive. My perception of it was a very big wine bar that also served some food. My judgments...More

Thank Pixelpanderer
Reviewed November 19, 2012

A few friends and I came to Bin 36 for drinks and hors d'oeuvres before dinner and we loved it! the wine flights are great (and well priced) and the cheese is amazing. The oysters were so fresh, probably the best I have ever had....More

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Good food, great wine, helpful stuff. We had our 11 month old baby with us and the staff managed to cook something for her. It was a great experience.

Thank brianang2883
Reviewed November 7, 2012

I ate lunch here while staying at The Hotel Sax. Sadly it was just mediocre. I got the club sandwich w/fries, which was OK. My biggest disappointment was the service. The waiter took my order, my food was delivered, and he never came back to...More

Thank Ginger C
Reviewed November 5, 2012

I don't remember much about the food - sorry - but room was packed with great energy. It was also the first time I had ever had a wine flight and it was not only fun but they had some great wines - probably the...More

Thank travelgirl77_10
Reviewed November 3, 2012

Let me start by saying our service was outstanding. The server we had was very helpful in guiding our decisions from their categorical menu. If you like to try different wines and cheeses with friends in a fun atmosphere this is the place. Our cheese...More

Thank 470diana
Reviewed October 31, 2012

Went last weekend pre-dinner. Juan the bartender has been there as long as we have been coming here. We visit maybe two a year and he remembers us right off. We really enjoy the wine and cheese flights. and this time we were not disappointed....More

Thank TravelingWithTheJone
Reviewed October 25, 2012

We have eaten here once before quite a few years ago-and had the amost amazing experience and couldn't wait to go again! Well fast forward to this week, we went there and the service was sloooooow & I feel like we are pretty patient, laid...More

Thank LovinLifeChicago
Reviewed October 25, 2012

We walked into the restaurant and asked for a table for two and the hostess' reply is: "would you like to see a menu first?" What is that supposed to mean? The whole restaurant was full of empty tables and she seated us in the...More

Thank Haystacks-Brand
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up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
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May 24, 2016|
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Response from jhiett1 | Reviewed this property |
It was $60 per person and was 5 courses. $12 for each course is not a bad deal at all!
Neville K
April 26, 2016|
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Response from Fischermom | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Michael Z. Send a note to the restaurant. TripAdvisor won't let me post their email hyperlink, but it's info at their domain name...who knew!) Can't say enough about Bin36.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Wine Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 N Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60661-2301
  • Public Transportation: State/Lake
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighborhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-995-6560
So much more than a traditional restaurant, BIN 36 is a thriving, one-stop destination for young professionals, area business people and Chicago visitors seeking everything from cappuccinos and small plates to a quick lunch, an afterwork social scene or full-service, casual fine dining-even convenient shopping for wines, books and gifts.
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