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Emerald Loop

216 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-4331
+1 312-263-0200
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-4331
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Emerald Loop
1. Traditional Irish Fare
"Delicious "Irish Pub" food;"
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2. Great Lunch Specials
"the menu is more extensive that you'd expect from a pub"
Taylor B
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3. Beer, wine & cocktails
"Great Irish Pub with amazing food."
Linda F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really delicious & innovative food - who'd have thought curried walnuts in a chicken salad would be sublime! Even the main course side dishes were outstanding - mac & cheese, cornbread and peach cobbler. Our server was super friendly & fun, it's just a shame...More

Thank lathanNewark_Uk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun friendly atmosphere. Big portions good price. We stayed right across at a hotel and was easy to walk in with no reservation

Thank aarond461
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good. How can you go wrong with brisket and mac & cheese? The server was knowledgeable and professional. It was a bit loud, but it was a Friday night, so more of a younger, just getting off work crowd. However, would definitely...More

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped by here for a late dinner after getting in late from the airport. Steve greeted us quickly with some water and our other drinks and dinner followed shortly. We both got the Mac and cheese, which was perfect on a...More

Thank Minika B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 1st night in Chicago & we saw this place on the way to the hotel. We fancied a good sports bar & we found it!! Food and service were really good & it was perfect for the 1st night Would recommend it

Thank Neil2509
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am Irish, visiting Chicago with my Filipino partner. After a full day on the very enjoyable tourist trail, we needed some sustenance. We came across the Emerald Loop bar and decided to try it. The place was busy, we were directed to a table...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a tall table with stools just a couple steps from the end of the bar. While my wife & I waited for the 3 guests to arrive, the waiter came by and asked if we needed anything while we waited. We said no....More

Thank gregoryv946
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We make it a annual event now to stay in the city at a hotel the night before Open House Chicago so we can get a early start the next day. We needed to find a good place to eat and happened to ask a...More

Thank meezer3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had just gotten off work and met my wife and we went looking for a place to have a drink and grub. We walked along Wacker and started down Wabash and my wife saw Emerald Loop and it looked inviting. We went in and...More

Thank Ted F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for place that shows the Seahawks vs Raiders on tv and Emerald Bar Loop and Grill took the time to find us a private spot so could watch the game. The service was awesome, our waitress Carmel explained the Irish breakfast and...More

Thank Berniewendy
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 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
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-4331
  • Public Transportation: CTA bus (134, 135, 136, 145, 146), Red Line train (State & Lake), Brown Line train (State & Lake), Green Line train (State & Lake), Purple Line train (State & Lake), Orange Line train (State & Lake), Pink Line train (State & Lake), Metra train (Millennium station), Cabs plentiful
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-263-0200
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In downtown Chicago, locals and tourists have a place to call their own: Emerald Loop Bar & Grill. Our American Irish roots are infused in everything from our hospitality to our atmosphere, but our menu was designed with everyone in mind. That means you can find everything from Irish classics to American fare, and even some surprises in-between. Best of all, we’re fully stocked on the best craft beer and cocktails you can get your hands on. So, whether you’re stopping by for our lunch specials, happy hour deals, or even a private celebration in our event space, we’re here to make sure you have everything you need at your fingertips.
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