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Bridge House Tavern

) #141 of 7,908 Restaurants in Chicago €€ - €€€ American, ,
321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4714
+1 312-644-0283
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (36 reviews)
“burger” (32 reviews)
“beignets” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4714
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great venue, right on the water, with outdoor seating and all around views. The servers when above and beyond and the food was very good. Cheap prices on mimosas too!

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night I went to Bridge House Tavern with some friends. Between a shift change at the host station and an ensuing rain shower, things got a bit confusing but I have to say that the owner, Ryan, jumped right in and handled the situation...More

Thank Laura U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic river views, tasty food, good service, good prices -- and nightly drink specials as well. We had our fist meal in Chicago here and will certainly return. The food is interesting and good to eat. We did have a reservation, made just a couple...More

Thank Groovy_Duvy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying nearby and our hotel room wasn't ready yet, and we hadn't had lunch yet at 2pm Central time (3pm our stomach time) - this place was right near the hotel on the river. Food was great - there were about 10 things...More

Thank leannechase
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long wait for Sunday brunch, but we got seated outside on the river, which was lovely. Staff was nice. The beignets are kind of AMAZING (break your diet and go for it) and the rest of our food was served quickly and was very good.

Thank JuliaSN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for lunch on a Saturday so yes, it was busy and there was a wait. (I believe they take reservations but we decided last minutes) BUT we still only had to wait about 30 min (and we were told 45 so this was...More

Thank DiBC18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hopping early dinner night in Chicago and we stopped in. If I had to do it again I might just stick with the appetizers. They were the stars of the show. Great and I mean great service!!! from Joe. Good advice on wine choice...More

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on architectural boat tour of the Chicago River and looked for a place to have lunch. Looking through reviews, the Bridge House Tavern seemed like it would possibly be a good choice. It was not good, it was great! Our group reserved a...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had light dinner with beer. Plates ordered were prepared in time, and excellent taste. Service staffs were kind and friendly. Price was reasonable.

Thank Heritago
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Bridge House is located on the Chicago River with wonderful outside seating options. The menu includes great appetizer choices, not bar food, with tasty custom drink options. Brittany was a super server, who was attentive, friendly and made certain we always has what we...More

Thank csemrad
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Questions & Answers
2 December 2016|
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Response from kneses24 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing one but they do have a large variety of menu options.
23 September 2016|
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Response from Bruce F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw this. I suggest the Riverwalk Clark St Stop. I tried to send you the link for the Chicago Water taxi but T.A. denied it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4714
    (Clark & Chicago River)
  • Public Transportation: Located 2 blocks North of the Lake/Wells brown line el station.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-644-0283
Bridge House Tavern is located on the river in the heart of the River North neighborhood. The one-of-a-kind location offers a polished tavern feel that allows diners to enjoy comfort food in a casual atmosphere. Some featured menu favorites include; the smoked salmon BLT with a bacon milkshake, Prime Rib of Pork, and Popcorn (laced with honey, bacon, jalapeno and smoked salt). Lunch & Dinner is served 7 days a week and brunch is served on the weekends. In addition to the 125 person patio on the river level, the outdoor terrace is open on the weekends for appetizers and beverages. Reservations are accepted for indoor seating only.
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