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Northside Bar & Grill

#1,395 of 8,120 Restaurants in Chicago
$$ - $$$American, ,
1635 N Damen Ave, Bucktown/Wicker Park, Chicago, IL 60647-5507
+1 773-384-3555
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good59%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
4 days ago
“Happy Hour”
Aug 3, 2017
“First time back in 9 years! ”
Closed Now
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1635 N Damen Ave, Bucktown/Wicker Park, Chicago, IL 60647-5507
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for happy hour, nice big patio, good special 1/2 off drafts. Would go back sometime again.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Revisited this place after moving overseas and we were not disappointed. Firstly the service was impeccable. We asked for the music to be turned down slightly so we could catch up with friends - no problem. Secondly the food was excellent. A band was setting...More

Thank Telgip
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a couple Beers. They have a Good selection. Place to go :-). Very Good location, friendly Staff.

Thank Simon D
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Three of us had lunch here -- shrimp tacos and chicken salad were quite good, and the patty melt wasn't bad, either. Service was fine. I'd return.

Thank LarryJ917
Reviewed April 24, 2017

The food was really good. Bar and grill atmosphere and it was a little loud if you wanted to have a conversation. This was a Friday night so loud was good. The menu has a nice variety and the process were reasonable. We did not...More

Thank Tuzak
Cyril L, Owner at Northside Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Glad you enjoyed it overall, sorry about the service, we will talk with your server to be sure it doesn't happen again, she is usually very attentive and friendly.

Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Saw the bad reviews, tried anyways Juliana waited on us, great service Very cool place, great beer selection Had nachos, and ginger chicken for appetizers, both were excellent Family had, cheese burger, fish tacos, bratwurst, all very good. If in area again we would return.

Thank Ron W
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

First time i tasted taco on Uzbekistan, and that was not my best impressions. But here in Northside Bar it taste quite different, it tastes good. Beside that, there is good personalMore

Thank Rustam Y
Cyril L, Owner at Northside Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2017

Rustam, We are glad you liked our tacos, the Baja style with fried whitefish and mango chutney are my favorite but the grilled shrimp tacos are pretty delicious too. However if you are craving some nice grilled chunks of Shashlik Kebobs, I would say stick...More

Reviewed August 19, 2016

Beer and bar food, with a great outdoor patio and good customer service. Make sure to have a local brew when in town - not a Bud Light.

Thank SmileyWithAK
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I have been to Northside Bar & Grill a few times, and haven't been disappointed. The outdoor seating is very cute and trendy, with vines going up the walls and nice little lights. The food is pretty good and the portions are HUGE! Even the...More

Thank hannahmarie73
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal at Northside. The atmosphere is great. They have both indoor and outdoor seating. We were a little disappointed that the only place with AC wasn't open for dinner during our visit (it's been very humid and hot the last few...More

1  Thank aboyer8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1635 N Damen Ave, Bucktown/Wicker Park, Chicago, IL 60647-5507
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Neighborhood: Wicker Park / Bucktown
  • Phone Number: +1 773-384-3555
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A Bucktown/Wicker Park original. Best people watching in Chicago. Drinking, Dining, Casual hang-out, Live Music, Weekend DJ Upscale bar food and delightful patio seating. Glass roofed patio allows year 'round outdoor feel.
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