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.

Old Chicago

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
327 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
+1 218-720-2966
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 182: English reviews
Level Contributor
40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always have to hit Old Chicago when we visit Duluth. Their Chicago style pizza is so tasty and always made to perfection. We also enjoy their extensive variety of beers.

Thank 507lynettee
Level Contributor
92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

We were staying in Duluth at the hotel right next to this restaurant and went over here for supper one night. Very good menu, with a lot to choose from. Plus the beer was cold.

Thank ekhomme
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

Old Chicago is a hidden gem in Duluth's Canal Park. The service and food is always good. This restaurant even though it's a chain definitely has a Duluth flavor inside. Full menu options with a large selection of local craft beers as well as old favorites!

Thank Mike C
Winona, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Table was dirty when we sat down. Waiter not rude but not friendly. Pizza had no sauce. My daughters glass of water had black stuff in the bottom of it and bartender was unapologetic for the water.

Thank reddogg61
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Came to grab a bite and food was ok. Most annoying was the 3 fruit flies that kept flying between mine and my husbands beer - pretty annoying when it landed in the beer. Need to do something about the fruit flies.

Thank Sherri F
Reston, Manitoba
Level Contributor
60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Very casual atmosphere, but it worked well and the place had a great vibe as soon as you walk in. Pizza was top notch, look forward to visiting this establishment again !

Thank BJC_84_1
Duluth, Minnesota
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

I am from Duluth and very rarely feel compelled to leave reviews for restaurants, but after a particularly bad experience today I decided to leave one. I have been to this particular Old Chicago a few times and have never received excellent service. I was with a friend today and we had a buy one entree, get one free coupon.... More 

Thank Jennie B
Two Harbors, Minnesota
Level Contributor
80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

A huge menu and great apps will make you return even if the staff is often slow and complaining about being at work. The menu offers something for everyone... apps are tasty and you can't go wrong with a calzone. Fun stop after a sports event.

Thank rgillMinnesota
Red Wing, Minnesota
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

The pizza's looked great. The spaghetti pie was wonderful. The service was really good as well. We really enjoyed.

Thank elenacolmenero2
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I have to commend this restaurant because Duluth is expanding in the type and quality of restaurants but we keep visiting Old Chicago because it's a fun place. Nothing fancy, really, but it's the place my husband and I go to for good pizza, good drinks, and for playing trivia. We stop there every time we visit Duluth, which is... More 

Thank Barb G

Been to Old Chicago? 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 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-720-2966

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Old Chicago 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?