We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Kuma's Corner

#79 of 7,676 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
2900 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-5804
+1 773-604-8769
Website
Today
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

423 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 400: English reviews
Chicago, IL
Level Contributor
30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best burger in Chicago. Excellent beer and whisky on tap. You can sit at the bar instead of waiting for a table.

Helpful?
Thank schernov
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply the best burgers in town and with a good beer selection, you may need to make a line but its worth it. Try the Kumas burger

Helpful?
Thank Carlitos R
Wallace, North Carolina
Level Contributor
127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So my daughter who lives near Humboldt Park suggested we go here when my wife and I recently visited her in Chicago. She told us they had good burgers and tons of beer choices but there'd be a wait. We arrived around 525pm this past Saturday and sure enough there was an hour wait for our party of 4. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank daz1249
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my wife to Kuma's expecting to have a wonderful experience. We thought the hamburgers would be great. I have been postponing to go for one or another reason... even if I live few blocks from the restaurant. The ambiance was great and the music fantastic... I love rock,metal, punk etc... The beers were very good. The burgers... More 

Helpful?
Thank memochciago
Parma, Ohio
Level Contributor
115 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always, always, always make sure I stop at Kumas while in Chicago. The food is excellent, the bar staff couldn't be better and I always meet cool people there. Great jams, great food, great people....

Helpful?
Thank Criz66
Columbia, United States
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So I was introduced to Kuma's by a friend. If you visit the original store at 2900 W Belmont Ave it can be very off putting. It is very small and it looks like a goth/heavymetal/biker bar. The reality is it is everything. This place has the absolute best burgers you will ever eat. The meat is cooked how you... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dale W
McHenry, Illinois
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went with a business associate on a Tuesday around Noon. Got a table right away..which does not happen @ night or on weekends from what he told me . My friend had the Iron Maiden ,as its his go to burger and I ordered the Kuma Burger. Both where ordered cooked Medium and both where spot on. They are HUGE... More 

Helpful?
Thank GValez
Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Many of the low-rated reviews here are posted by out of towners who don't realize this is primarily a BAR (in the busy city of Chicago, mind you) that also serves burgers. If you want the restaurant experience with a toned down bar atmosphere, try the close-by Kuma's Too or the one they just opened in Schaumburg. My wife and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ryan L
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Will return at every visit to Chicago. Delicious food without the high prices or stuffiness.

Helpful?
Thank Kit V
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

My husband has been begging me to try this place for MONTHS after reading they were voted one of the "best burgers in Chicago" so I finally gave in. It was certainly an experience lol. The burgers are good, don't get me wrong, but I'd hardly consider them to be one of the best in Chicago. It did have that... More 

Helpful?
Thank Amanda W

Travelers who viewed Kuma's Corner also viewed

 

Been to Kuma's Corner? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-5804
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-604-8769

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Kuma's Corner and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Kuma's Corner staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?