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Beef and Brandy Restaurant and Bar

127 S State St, Chicago, IL 60603-5606
+1 312-372-3451
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“beef” (46 reviews)
“pancakes” (19 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
127 S State St, Chicago, IL 60603-5606
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local, have eaten at the B&B many times. It's located one building south of the Palmer House hotel, facing on State. One might call it a diner type operation, but all is good there. Prior to Chicago Symphony or Civic Opera, the B&B...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Stan Z
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Clean, fast Breakfast. Reasonably Priced. Very Good. Good alternative to the Palmer House Hilton Breakfast which is way overpriced. Good Food. Recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chipworkman
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast there and ordered the crab omelette and it was good (although a tad too oily). Good for a quick meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank OmarAbuOmar
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

The food here is good and reasonably priced and the atmosphere is very ‘American diner’. Only downside was the owner berating the staff (who were great by the way) in front of customers. Worst example of ‘boss’ I’ve seen in a while. Good luck to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank BillMancs
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Very cozy diner environment. The value is great as the price is decent with pretty good quality. The service is really good also. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mcgahat
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This place serves up a perfect diner breakfast, it's greasy and it's alot. The wait staff is pleasant, lovely and helpful. If you are looking for the true diner experience this is the place to go. They have specials every day that are tasty and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Marie S
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

The food was good, but not great. I had a BLT. The bacon was slightly undercooked and the bread was clearly store-bought. The server was friendly.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank professordoctormom
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The Beef and Brandy restaurant is a great downtown restaurant, which is where we plan our lunch whenever we visit Chicago. Beef and Brandy has a diverse selection on the menu to choose from. The prices are reasonable. The staff is always friendly. Beef and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Old-Socialist
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here and enjoyed Chicago omelette and a Chicago skillet!! We were both too full to finish!!! Loved it we will e back again! Service was very friendly, place is clean!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jamiegarnet
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Yes, walked around blocks looking for a diner. This was the SPOT!! After much walking from union station, down around blocks, this one caught our eye. Fabulous Food. A Time warp of going back in time. Authentic. We had eggs, potatoes,toast, coffee, bacon, and filled...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank joelJ2944NA
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Nadine L
June 5, 2017|
Response from beefbrandy | Property representative |
7 AM daily 6:30 AM Sat and Sun
Nadine L
June 5, 2017|
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Response from Bosox61 | Reviewed this property |
Martha K
August 5, 2015|
Response from beefbrandy | Property representative |
Sorry but we close at 3 PM on Thanksgiving day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 S State St, Chicago, IL 60603-5606
  • Public Transportation: We are a block away from Orange and Blue lines. The Red line is in front of the restaurant. Buses are running all day and into the night. Because of our neighbor the Palmer House Hilton taxis are always available.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-372-3451
  • E-mail
Centrally located at the same spot since 1967, B&B has been a Chicago tradition for area people and city visitors for hearty breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails. We are proud and appreciative of our regular customers and eager to please new ones. Our bar has been updated with a new Sound & Light system, a dance floor, and satellite TV.
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