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Blue Frog Bar & Grill

Near North Side
Bar, Pub, American
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676 N LA Salle Dr, Chicago, IL 60610-3784
+1 312-943-8900
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 02:00
Sat 17:00 - 03:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Nice little bar. Good bar food, dive bar atmosphere. The Karaoke here is unreal, though! Quite the turn out for it and it's a great atmosphere once it's rocking!

Thank JoeBooksLevy
Niagara Falls, Canada
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427 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

Dive bar/hole-in-the-wall bar. They offer karaoke most nights. On the Saturday we went, it started @ 10pm. Friendly crowd with no booing allowed. However it's my understanding that this location of Blue Frog closes sometime in January 2016 so get here while you can.

Thank Fantom_Gormay
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Group of friends went to this bar during karaoke night. It was packed as this is a very small bar with limited seating. Seemed to be mostly locals. Bathrooms are shower curtains for stalls. Bar needed some dusting and TLC. Drinks were cheap for Chicago which was a plus and the bartenders were friendly and great! If your looking for... More 

Thank BLE2451
Saint Louis, Missouri
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

My wife and I were walking to lunch and stumbled across this place. We saw the beer sign and it drew us in, thought the entrance isn't totally apparent. It is a local dive bar, and we loved it. We came in for a drink, or two. The owner, Mimi, was there and Dan was bar tending. Both were friendly... More 

Thank John Y
Salisbury, Maryland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

At a recent meeting in Chicago, a group of us found our way over to the Blue Frog Bar and Pub. (We were looking for it as it was a place listed in the American Airlines idine program). Glad that we found it! On this unseasonalbly hot day, we sat outside and dined on beers and local brews. Great selection... More 

Thank TheNickman
Chicago, Illinois
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

Literally a hole in the wall but lots of fun ... Karaoke, board games, great staff! I'd love to go back!

Thank ColeyL30
New York City, New York
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319 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

It's a dive bar with semi-surly bartenders who don't seem to take kindly to anyone but their local cronies. It's a karaoke joint so some of our group wanted to get drunk and sing some tunes, unfortunately we had trouble with both those options. The place is TINY and packed with college bimbos in slutty outfits and/or regulars. If you... More 

Thank snoogle
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2012

I dropped by the Blue Frog after reading reviews raving about the fun and games. I was disappointed upon entering to see one table of friends playing a lively game and one local sitting at the bar. So I ordered a martini which is why I went there in the first place. The local at the bar and the bar... More 

Thank Tiarfe
Chicago, Illinois
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149 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2012

sports bar but the portions were large and the food was good and prices great plenty of televisions and good view from most seating

Thank sholix
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2012

Blue Frog had wonderful staff that were very attentive, the environment was very laid back (a Tues. night around 6 or 7), and the food...OMG the food! We had the best mac 'n' cheese and jalapeno bites we've ever had, and if you're looking for a burger, well let me tell you, it is insanely hard to choose just one!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 676 N LA Salle Dr, Chicago, IL 60610-3784
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-943-8900

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