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Exchequer Restaurant & Pub

226 S Wabash Ave, Frnt, Chicago, IL 60604-2322
+1 312-939-5633
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (65 reviews)
“deep dish pizza” (56 reviews)
“salad” (34 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, American, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
226 S Wabash Ave, Frnt, Chicago, IL 60604-2322
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unpersonal greeting when entering, a smile would do wonders. The waitress was not really welcoming either: just a bad day or "just another tourist I have to serve"? Pasta and salad were OK, but are available at UNO's or Applebee's for way less money... and...More

Thank rattenpakker
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey, Thank you for stopping by! We apologize that your recent experience was not to your satisfaction. Please take it as a one of incident, as this is certainly not what Exchequer is known for. We want to make it up to you but, can...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

good atmosphere and yummy pizza. the service was good. glad we stopped in. our first time having deep dish was a success

Thank McMillanAndWife
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thanks a bunch for stopping by! It gives us immense pleasure to see that we were able to please you with the pizza and service. Keep visiting.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the Exchequer in the winter. You're not going to get gourmet or fancy fare here. This is a basic meat and potatoes kind of place that gets a lot of traffic. I've frequently gone there in winter which is when I like it...More

Thank Michael F
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Michael, Thank you for the feedback. We're delighted to know that you had a great overall experience and the way you have wonderfully narrated your whole experience is remarkable. Can't wait to serve you again!

Reviewed May 29, 2018

Had a nice meal at Exchequer. Kind of a Bar them with some strange music. A lot of talk about Capone, a lot of places have stories.. The food was great and the Ribs are fantastic.. Good Prices, you have to stop by.More

Thank Exector
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Hey! Thank you for the kind words. We're glad that you liked the food, clearly the ribs were your favorite! We have always priced our food well and we're happy that you agree to it. When are you coming back to relish the ribs again?...More

Reviewed May 22, 2018

Large group (about 16). Restaurant busy but not full. One person ordered the deep dish which apparently takes 35 min (why?). Waitress claims she told us that but none of us heard her. They then time the rest of the food to come out with...More

1  Thank FlightDelayed
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Had the trout. It was excellent. Service was very good too. It's definitely what I consider a restaurant for the older crow.

Thank Carole L
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Hey Carole, Thank you for such kind words. We're glad to know that you liked the food and the service. Looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

The waiter explained the specials, made recommendations and got us samples of the home brew. The ribeye was excellent, tender and nicely seasoned. The salmon had a Bourbon sauce that was a little too sweet. The ribs were average. We would definitely go there again.

Thank Nancy O
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Thank you Nancy for stopping by and giving us a chance to serve. Feels great knowing that you liked everything you tried. Keep visiting!

Reviewed May 5, 2018

This was close to my hotel on South Michigan Ave and I went in for a bite to eat. It was a great experience. The crowd was happy and energetic -- but I did not feel awkward as a solo diner. The menu had a...More

Thank RunaroundMom2
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Hi, Thank you for an amazing feedback. We appreciate that you enjoyed your solo dining experience here and found us reasonable too. Your wonderful review reaffirms that we are heading in the right direction and helps out fellow patrons. We'd love to have you back...More

Reviewed April 28, 2018

Had high hopes based on reviews and reputation. Went on a Saturday night to get the Special: Capone's 18oz bone-in ribeye. Alas, they were "out of it." We ordered wings and ribs combo, they brought us chicken breasts. Spent $30 on a filet, mediocre. Wouldn't...More

Thank Ralph B
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you Ralph for the valuable feedback. We regret that your recent visit to our restaurant was unsatisfactory. This is certainly not what we are known for and hope you will be back at the restaurant so that we can serve you in a better...More

Reviewed April 18, 2018

this has a cool atmosphere to it with all the memorabilia and things through out. the food was very good and the service was awesome.

Thank Denise Z
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hello Denise, Thank you for joining and leaving a review for us! It's good to know that we were able to surprise you with our food and service. Do allow us the opportunity to serve you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $31
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 S Wabash Ave, Frnt, Chicago, IL 60604-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-939-5633
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Description
Exchequer has been a staple in downtown Chicago since the 1960’s. Rated 4 Stars by Roger Ebert, and rated #1 Deep Dish Pizza by the Chicago Tribune. Also featured on the Best of Chicago by CBS.
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