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Cafe Brauer

2021 N Stockton Dr, Chicago, IL 60614-4700
+1 312-742-2480
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Great Outdoor Eating Spot With Amazing City Skyline View

Although the menu is quite limited, we like coming to Cafe Brauer for the outdoor seating and... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Bonnie T
Chicago, Illinois, United States
via mobile
Don't Pass Up the Chance!

Had some time to kill on Chicago's North side, so decided to wander Lincoln Park Zoo. Spouse joined... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Naperville, Illinois
via mobile
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Located at the south end of the Lincoln Park Zoo, this historic restaurant re-opened in 1990 after $4 million in restorations.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
9 Sep 2017
“Great Outdoor Eating Spot With Amazing City Skyline View”
11 Jul 2017
“Don't Pass Up the Chance!”
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2021 N Stockton Dr, Chicago, IL 60614-4700
Lincoln Park
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Although the menu is quite limited, we like coming to Cafe Brauer for the outdoor seating and amazing skyline view of Chicago. The restaurant is right next to Lincoln Park Zoo and the Lincoln Park Nature Walk. Great people watching. And there is live music...More

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Had some time to kill on Chicago's North side, so decided to wander Lincoln Park Zoo. Spouse joined me after work and had a great dinner outside along the lagoon.

Thank gpronger
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I had found this gem when looking for a nice place to eat near the north beach. It really is a nice setting, the patio overlooking the lake. But be sure to bring a blanket if the temperature isn't over 75, the sun is gone...More

Thank MariaSalgaard
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Located in the heart of Lincoln Park, just outside of Lincoln Park Zoo, the Cafe Brauer is not only elegant, but also offers great views of the immediate area, as well as the Chicago skyline. The building was built in 1908 and is listed on...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Visited here with family who live in Chicago. It was easy to park, get a table and the food was lovely and good value. It's within a couple of minutes walk from the zoo too which meant it was perfect for the young ones in...More

Thank CookieBiscuits
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Went as a family group, 6 adults and a baby in a stroller/buggy. The lunch was very good and the staff were friendly and supportive.

Thank John H
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Attended a wedding reception at Cafe Brauer this weekend; first time I'd been there in years since it first opened a couple of decades ago when it was often used for charity benefits. Great, grand space with phenomenal views of the city. Lovely outdoor porch...More

1  Thank doctorbchi
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Delightful patio overlooking Lincoln Park Lake. Family, and dog, friendly; space for small children to roam. Diverse, well-presented menu.

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Our food ranged from average to good, but the patio is a blissful place to be on a pretty day. Lovely views, nice menu options, and good service.

Thank ILoveTexas
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I was fortunate to get to visit Cafe Brauer for a wedding. Ground floor is open to the public, but on upper level, there is a large hall that is used for weddings. The decor is classical, but very well maintained. It has an outdoor...More

1  Thank ORD-TGU
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park
boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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