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Fado Irish Pub

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
100 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-5206
+1 312-836-0066
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good43%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
100 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-5206
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Legit Irish pub. Menu fits to a T. Irish car bombs to food etc. bartender was amazing highly recommend!

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is big, lively place with big screens for sports showing premier league and American sports. I had a burger and fries - very nice and a couple of Magners too. A really good way to prepare for seeing the Blackhawks at the United Centre.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch and shared starters as portions large. Cocktails, Irish coffee, IPA and Guinness all very good as was the food in a traditional Irish pub setting. Staff very attentive and for the Brits abroad it had Premier League live football. Well worth a...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Mike behind the bar was both friendly and efficient. We called in to watch an FA cup game. We sat at the bar and had 3 beers each. All the beers were kept well. Good banter with the locals who we chatted to. We didn't...More

Thank Brenda_Trevor
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Been there several times , never disappointed. Food good , beer plentiful and cold , atmosphere comfortable. Two floors , events often available , rugby , soccer and local sports on TV's.

Thank tlakeusa
Reviewed 24 January 2018

In town for a birthday, we stopped in one night for a couple night caps and the bartender mentioned the brunch they do Saturdays and Sundays and encouraged us to come back. We went back Saturday morning and ordered the Irish Breakfast. It was to...More

Thank sarahmarshall16
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

They have a Happy Hour from 6 pm to 9 pm. We went in for a drink. Staff was very friendly. We sat by the window and was served right away. Our only complaint was the very loud table next to us. We couldn’t hear...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Popped into Fado on a quiet night in Late December-on our recent oChicago trip. It was bitterly cold (-16) outside but a warm welcome was waiting inside .We had already eaten earlier in la Scarola Italian. The kitchen was still open and the menu looked...More

Thank KieranKPK1963
Reviewed 19 January 2018

This place rocks. It's got good drinks at a good value and the atmosphere is something for all pubs to aspire to.

Thank broseph_von_bro
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Visited this restaurant 3 times during a recent trip to Chicago. Great place to unwind after a long day. The staff is very nice and great with the recommendations. Sat at both tables and the bar and they were equally nice. Food is good, beer...More

Thank Kathy G
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2 July 2016|
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Response from dnreed | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We just dropped in as we walked by.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-5206
  • Public Transportation: We are 2 blocks west on Grand from the Grand Red Line stop and 6 blocks north on Clark from the Clark and Lake El stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-836-0066
  • E-mail
Fado is an excellent choice for pub favorites and fresh, from-scratch seasonal specials that will reset your expectations of food in an Irish pub. We're currently featuring new seasonal craft beers and housemade cocktails along with a new Snack menu designed for groups looking to share.
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