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Uncommon Ground

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3800 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613-2812
+1 773-929-3680
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to this restaurant many times. When we first moved here, we frequented it often. However, lately it's been taking lokpnger and longer. When my dad was visiting, we waited almost 45 minutes for a bowl of soup, and ended up canceling the order. The vegetarian menu has also declined dramatically in the last few years. That being said,... More 

Thank dmarie208
Saint Louis, Missouri
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Enjoyed out dinner here. Friendly staff, good atmosphere (sat by the fire), drinks were good and enjoyed the food.

Thank Debbie A
Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We came back to Chicago after being gone for 16 years and Uncommon Ground was #1 on our list of places to eat at. The menu and location have changed somewhat, but the food is still as delicious as ever!

Thank MrsPowell98
Fox River Grove, Illinois
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329 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We ate here for brunch and enjoyed our meal. The sunrise sammy was delicious. The farmer's market scramble was ok, not amazing (just tomatoes were added in from the "farmer's market"). Our server didn't think to give us silverware nor a teaspoon with the coffee, but an alert manager took care of that. Maybe they had had a busy morning,... More 

Thank Karen W
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

From the minute we walked in and were led to our outdoor table, we were hooked. The drinks are different and delicious. I had the Lemon Ginger Martini which I'd go back to the restaurant just for that! The food was fresh and wonderfully seasoned, as a matter of fact they were growing tomatoes and peppers in the flower boxes... More 

Thank ardenflies
Houston, Texas
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stopped here before a Cubs game, looking for a quiet spot to grab a drink. We didn't end up eating, but did get a few drinks. The bartender was knowledgeable about the house beer selection and drinks for good recommendations. All of the food we saw looked yummy and if I'm in the neighborhood again, I'll try it out!

Thank NCTexan2011
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We rented a house near Wrigley and came to Uncommon for one dinner. They grow tomatoes, basil, mint, chives, etc and their salads looked really good. Unfortunately I ordered a hamburger and they would only cook it well done - not good. The fries were tepid when they arrived. Really good beers though!

Thank watsonborn
Northbrook, Illinois
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127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Even though it was before a Cubs game, it was not too crowded (the threat of rain may have had something to do with that). Kevin, our server, was quite nice and helpful. We have been here many times before and were not disappointed. The roast chicken was excellent - moist and tender. My wife had the gnocchi, which was... More 

Thank Michael L
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149 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a casual storefront restaurant near Wrigley Field on Chicago's North Side. Most everything on the menu appears to be organic, and that's both a plus (quality?) and a minus (cost). Many of the spirits are local. The so-called craft beers were all flavored, and that isn't something I like. Stick to the German purity law! Fruits belong in... More 

Thank Smudgecats
Barstow, California
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304 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Met up with friends who live in Indiana. Chicago has some great neighborhoods and the area around Wriggly Field is pretty cool. We couldn't get onto the field because of some concert that evening, so we wandered up the street and my friends brought us all to here since they come here every time they come to a game. Friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613-2812
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Wrigleyville
  • Neighbourhood: Wrigleyville
  • Phone Number: +1 773-929-3680

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

Staying in Wrigleyville

Neighbourhood Profile
This energetic sub-neighborhood, part of the larger Lakeview neighborhood, has a split personality. In the daytime you can stroll along its streets and enjoy a quiet meal, shop for gifts, walk along the row homes or sit peacefully in Graceland Cemetery. After dark, the neighborhood springs to life. Go bar-hopping along Addison and Sheffield Avenue or join the crowd at the historic Wrigley Field for live music. If there’s a Chicago Cubs baseball game in town, be prepared. Cubs fans can get a little rowdy and may prove to be a bit overwhelming if you're not expecting it.
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