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1909 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-6346
+1 312-255-0851
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Michigan
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

I was hoping for something a little different. I wouldn't advise going with a big group as this is a small establishment and we had quite a wait to get a group of tables to accommodate us. There was a considerable wait once our order was in as well, you would have thought it was a deep dish place. I... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Came with three friends last night, great food, service and beer. Highly recommend. Looks a bit freaky walking down the side alley to the place, but once inside it was fantastic. Could do with maybe a few more people working, looked a little understaffed.

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Thank Howard S
Waynesville, North Carolina
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289 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Great, thin crust (and I mean really, really thin crust) pizza. The restaurant is located sort of in a basement off the sidewalk of Lincoln Avenue. Go down the steps and into a dimly lit bar and restaurant. Your first thought is that you're in one of Chicago's old speakeasys. Great atmosphere, and food is outstanding. They have specialty pizzas... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

We were looking for a good thin crust pizza place in Chicago (deep dish country!), saw this place and decided to stop in. I like to try the specials of each restaurant so went with the Brickhouse pizza. It had red peppers, artichokes, and two cheeses. I'm pretty picky when it comes to pizza and it definitely delivered. The crust... More 

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Thank Leo S
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

We dropped in here for a meal on the strength of other Tripadvisor reviews. It was excellent. Friendly service and the best pizzas with a great choice. Really good value for money.

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Thank KAW998
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

We were recommended to try out this Pizza place by our Air bnb host, and we were not disappointed. At first I thought we were in the wrong place as you walk down some stairs into a dark passage way, but don't be discouraged. It is an underground restaurant. We ordered a Pizza to share, and it was delicious. Staff... More 

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Thank Lynsey D
Vernon Center, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

Was told by the staff at Hotel Lincoln this was the best pizza around and it was the best that I had while in Chicago it by far is better then Dominos

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Thank olds35071
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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414 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Living in the neighborhood, I don't know what took us so long to try Bricks. But now that we've been there, we'll definitely go back. The restaurant is situated in a cool underground setting with a long bar on one side of a brick and stone room with pass through openings that makes it feel like a Speakeasy during Prohibition.... More 

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Thank Bonnie T
Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

Cool looking basement bar and pizza restaurant. Small, dark and intimate. But ok for families as well.

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Thank Holly H
Green Bay
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2015

Service was surprisingly slow for just after 5 pm. Only one person waiting tables and there were only a couple empty tables. The pizza was OK. Approx $28 for 3 10" pizzas. Not deep dish, thin crust. Interesting atmosphere.

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Thank Chris Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1909 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-6346
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 312-255-0851

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Lincoln Park

Neighborhood Profile
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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