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Kuma's Corner

#62 of 7,466 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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American, Bar, Pub
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2900 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-5804
773-604-8769
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Chicagoland
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Finally made it to Kuma's Corner to try a burger - was the best burger I can remember, period! Kuma's is known as a 'heavy metal bar,' and it definitely is. But it's not just a heavy metal crowd, so you know lots of people are there for the food. I wasn't sure what to expect, but the food and... More 

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Thank Craig J
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had probably the best burger I have ever had at Kuma's Corner (definitely top 2) and I have had a lot of burgers. I ordered the special "Burger of the Month" - the Carcass [10 oz beef patty, bacon fat aioli, shredded steak, muenster cheese, deep-fried beer battered bacon, drizzled with sweet srirachi glaze]. It was definitely a heavy... More 

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Thank Carlos G
Gurnee, Illinois, United States
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a screamingly loud death metal bar, however, you won't care because the burger is soo good. Amazing quality meat, scrumptious fries and a great beer list. A must go in Chicago

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Thank Jennifer S
Chicago, United States
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe this is the Avondale neighborhood, but a trendy spot right on the corner. First from the street not much curb appeal. Second parking in this neighborhood kinda stinks. Most importantly the FOOD is worth the trip and hassle. Burgers are big, and tasty. Fires are excellent, they make their own Giardiniera Ketchup..hmm hmm its good. Atmosphere is trendy,... More 

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Thank Robert C
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think there is one negative to this place. First off the atmosphere is awesome! Along with the heavy metal that is playing. If you don't like that type of music don't worry the food is well worth it. We tried the fried pickles which were probably some of the best that we ever had. The burgers were awesome,... More 

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Sparta, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Kumas Corner for the last 6 years! It is a MUST stop every time we are in Chicago! This month (August) I decided to order the BOTM (Burger of the Month)... Leviathan. How could you go wrong with Shrimp, Apple wood Smoked Bacon, Brie Cheese, sweet chili Dijon, Paprika Aioli, and Parsley. It was amazing... More 

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Thank Heidi K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a long wait for the food. But when it does come it is great!! I would eat here anytime again again when I lived in the neighborhood. I was just back a few month ago and I had a burger and a bloodymary. Both were excellent!!

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Thank Bob F
Nashville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for the Ghost concert and found out that Kuma's corner had a delicious burger named after the band. If you are into metal music, it's a must do! The Vibe is very cool, great food and service.

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Elkhart
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch based on a TV show rating the best burgers in America. Was not disappointed. The burger menu is extensive, although some of them got a little weird. I had trouble finding a regular cheeseburger that wasn't topped with jalapenos, a fried egg, or something else. Not a bad thing. The menu is definitely for the adventurous.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is an awesome place. GREAT BURGERS and EQUALLY GREAT MAC & CHEESE. Love the beer selection too. I have not tried any other food there, but I am sure it is great. They have a chef that cares about what they serve. Even if your not into it, don't let the heavy metal and whiskey on tap sway you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
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: 773-604-8769

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?