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Twin Anchors Restaurant &Tavern

#157 of 7,531 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Lincoln Park
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1655 N Sedgwick St, Chicago, IL 60614-5745
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Naperville, Illinois
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to this famous bar restaruant before the Cubs playoff game at a recommendation from a very good friend. This place is awesome. The ribs are to die for... So much for Portillos or or other large chain's ribs.. These melt in your mouth. A must see if you ar in or near Old Town!! The service is extremely... More 

Thank Doug D
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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174 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Once again we feasted on the best ribs ever. Don't know how they achieve the perfectly cooked meat, fall off the bone, no grease or gristle but still juicy flavor! Well worth the 30 minute wait. The Prohibition sauce is second to none. Love the friendly neighborhood comfort food feel. Can't wait to go again! Every time we eat ribs... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was recommended and sure ir was a very good recommendation. I am nite very fan of ribs but sure this were the best I ever eat. Nice place with a los of pictures of famous people that were there. A little bit overcrowded but you can also eat at the bar.

Thank mgomezarias
Los Angeles
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the ribs and they were the best I have ever had in my life! Each bite just melted in my mouth and the flavor was incredible. Do not miss this place!

Thank thesnurgs
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this place by a local and it didn't disappoint. More a bar than a restaurant but the food and service was outstanding. Fantastic ribs at a reasonable price.

Thank Matt C
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200 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to Twin Anchors multiple times. You can tell by the constant crowds that it's a favorite. Their ribs are tender and juicy. Their rib sauces are all amazing - you're sure to find one you like. Their sides are also good. The waitstaff has always been friendly. They have an outdoor patio that is nice if the weather... More 

Thank Doymo
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited with friends. We all had great barbecue dinners. Ribs and chicken were excellent with good variety of sauces and sides.... I particularly loved the spinach. Good selection of beers. Would return in a heartbeat. Great place.

Thank Andyblueboy
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

My daughter and I stopped into Twin Anchors after the Second City ETC show. The place has a rich history and it just takes you back to restaurants that give good service and make sure you are taken care of in a family way. My daughter and I both had the baby back ribs. We enjoyed the Zesty sauce with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Had heard this was a great place to go in my BFF's 'hood, so we went and tried it. Yes, it was very good! Lively inside and pleasant outside, we had a small rack of ribs with their signature spinach. Obviously popular with the locals, it serves up beer and other hearty fare besides the ribs. Can recommend!

Thank FoodiesAnonymous
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Best ribs outside of Memphis, Tennessee. Good mix of locals and tourists. Another Chicago eatery I visit when I'm in town. Can't wait to come back!!!

Thank shanmcken

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1655 N Sedgwick St, Chicago, IL 60614-5745
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: 13122661616

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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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