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Fireplace Inn

) #2,921 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ American, , Steakhouse
1448 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1306
+1 312-664-5264
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (13 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
“pulled pork” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
1448 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1306
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service. Very good selection of beers and good bbq plates. Definitely a nice american place to try

Thank astridario
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

We live local so wanted something fresh and tasty. I have been here before but my son hasn't. Also I hadn't had the burgers before. They were pretty good. I had tossed salad which was fresh. Nice wine for $6 too. There are lots of...More

Thank jazzyart
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Bottom Line: Not the best BBQ available in Chicago, but the atmosphere is fun and the service is friendly. Food: Pretty heavy on the fried food/bar food stuff. We ordered a Baby Back Rib platter. It came with a salad that was pretty fresh and...More

Thank KrisK_8
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We visited after a Second City show. It was great. Our family of six loved everything we ordered. The chips and guacamole were great and the food was excellent. We had good service. Entrees we ordered were all good and the BBQ sauce was tasty....More

Thank nancy0901
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Went here before going to Second City Comedy Shop and the food was very good, especially the 10 Oz Filet mignon my wife ordered, it was made to perfection, the rack of Ribs I had were good but had better, from the soup, salad, dinner,...More

1  Thank Chuck M
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We decided we wanted ribs tonight and we wanted to sit outside so we picked The Fireplace Inn . It was very busy when we arrived and were put in the back. Bearing in mind we had a reservation not just a walk up we...More

1  Thank jazzyart
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Fireplace Inn used to be an open lot with a large canopy which added a certain ambience. Now it's a regular format bar and restaurant. It can be a bit noisy if you're looking for deep conversation. But if you're looking for a pub meal...More

Thank AlexisZA
Reviewed March 6, 2016

I came here with some friends after a Second City show. The place was packed on a Saturday night and it was hard to get a place to sit. The waitstaff seemed annoyed with us when we tried to ask for water at one point,...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed November 20, 2015

The fireside was so noisy it took an extra effort to talk to the person next to you. Never again. Sorry.

1  Thank 564BobM564
Reviewed November 18, 2015

We went here last weekend for drinks. This place has a kind of identity crisis going on. Is it a restaurant, a BBQ joint, a bar, a sports bar? The atmosphere definitely says bar way more than restaurant. I couldn't imagine coming here on a...More

Thank TTTStLou
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1448 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610-1306
  • Public Transportation: CTA North Avenue #72 Bus CTA Brown / Purple Line Sedgwick Stop CTA Red Line Clark and Division Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-664-5264
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