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Rudy's Bar and Grille

#298 of 7,700 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Downtown / The Loop
American, Bar, Pub
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69 E Madison St, Chicago, IL 60603-3001
+1 312-332-8111
11:00 - 00:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 00:15
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Madison, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a little "girls getaway", we stayed at a near by hotel that recommended Rudy's for some late night cocktails. Our bartender was great, the martini's were delicious and well worth the money. And well worth the "two martini maximum" policy! We ended up chatting with the manager, Angel for a very long time who made us feel like we... More 

Thank Michelle V
Havana, Illinois
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326 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the city for a wedding and bellhop recommended this place. Bar food at its finest. Great waitress by the name of Destiny. First day by herself and she was excellent. All four of us had something different and it was all great. You will not go away hungry. Will definitely return.

Thank Kevin1234567892014
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143 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice little place to get not only a burger but some phenomenal broasted chicken. Prices are good for the area and the staff gives excellent service.

Thank 412
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There were 5 of us eating and I will say that all 5 of us order a different burger and we were all very pleased. Good service.

Thank Tony S
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate here on the recommendation of our hotel. Great food and drink. I had the BLT and my friend had sliders. Wanted to go back for BLT again but we didn't have time - it was that good. Reasonable prices - Lemon-drop martinis - Yum!

Thank Julie M
Holland, Michigan
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235 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We're from a small town in Michigan, so when we go to Chicago, we usually try to find a place that doesn't charge the usual "Chicago" prices. For us, this place had food in a decent price range, but $7.50 for a glass of house white wine was steep. However, this was our last night in the big city, so... More 

Thank 123Freckles
Renton, Washington
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121 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Nice atmosphere for a late dinner or burger. Definitely a sports bat vibe with tv's and casual atmosphere. I got a swiss mushroom burger on a pretzel roll and it defintely hit the spot for what I was needing.

Thank NWPackerBacker
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were hesitant when we saw the restaurant, but so glad we went inside and ate. Our burgers were amazing!

Thank Lorraine D
Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The service was excellent and the menu the here was typical of a US bar. Americans love their burgers (everyone has the best!) but they are nowhere as good as an Aussie take-away burger, though the meat tends to be more flavoursome. A friendly place to eat with a good bar selection.

Thank luvtotripSydney
Orlando, Florida, USA
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

On January 25th we wanted to try a new restaurant while visiting Chicago on business and found out about this restaurant from a brochure in our hotel room. What caught my eye was the description of menu favorite Chocolate Milkshake Martini, so we thought lunch would be the best time to check it out. We went to lunch early because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:15
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 E Madison St, Chicago, IL 60603-3001
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-332-8111

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

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Downtown / The Loop
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