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Beef and Brandy Restaurant and Bar

) #232 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago €€ - €€€ American
127 S State St, Chicago, IL 60603-5606
+1 312-372-3451
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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127 S State St, Chicago, IL 60603-5606
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I both ordered salads. Both had iceberg lettuce as the primary ingredient, and the dressing seemed the kind that can be ordered from food service wholesalers by the gallon. The dinner rolls were a similar quality, mass manufactured somewhere and served at...More

Thank mariecM4631LR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was walking through Chicago, taking it all in, and suddenly was hungry. Hadn't a clue of where I was or what was available. Turned around and there was Beef and Brandy! A gentleman coming out saw me looking in the window and said "I just...More

Thank mtnlaurl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is AMAZING!! located smack in the middle of the touristy area of the downtown loop it is a hidden gem in the touristy downtown area. It's literally 2 doors down from the State St entrance of the Palmer House Hilton, but the clientele...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

By its name, you would not think of this place as a good (or even open) for breakfast restaurant, but in fact it is. This place is just outsde of, and steps away from the Palmer House. I always have breakfast here when staying at...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Needing a good start to my first day in Chicago, I came across Beef and Brandy as I was walking down State Street. The menu looked promising, so I went in. I was immediately greeted by the friendly hostess, shown to a table, and given...More

Thank Honeebee2
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Wonderful food, plenty of food, hot food, and super great service all at a reasonable price for downtown Chicago! I will go back!

Thank Jnbartunek
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We stayed in a hotel a block and a half from this place, (which was recommended by a hotel employee). We ended up eating there twice in our 48-hour stay. We had lunch one day and breakfast the next, and were more than happy with...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I work in the Loop and eat lunch here several times a month. They have great soup, salads and sandwiches. I've had breakfast once and it did not disappoint. Anyone traveling in Chicago who wants a simple, no nonsense meal for a reasonable price can't...More

Thank cynthiad447
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Finding affordable food of a decent quality is challenging in downtown Chicago. This restaurant is a great option for lunch. They have a large menu with breakfast served all day. The prices are reasonable for a big city. The service is okay. We all enjoyed...More

Thank 4KSJayhawks
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Hungry for pancakes? This is your spot. Blueberry pancakes were delicious. My husband had the chicken fried steak and was equally pleased. We were set for the day! Staff very friendly.

Thank 970susan
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Nadine L
what time to they open?
5 June 2017|
Response from beefbrandy | Property representative |
7 AM daily 6:30 AM Sat and Sun
Nadine L
what time do you open on Sat?
5 June 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Bosox61 | Reviewed this property |
Martha K
Can you tell me the procedure and price for obtaining Thanksgiving dinner reservations at Beef and Brandy?
5 August 2015|
Response from beefbrandy | Property representative |
Sorry but we close at 3 PM on Thanksgiving day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 S State St, Chicago, IL 60603-5606
  • Public Transportation: We are a block away from Orange and Blue lines. The Red line is in front of the restaurant. Buses are running all day and into the night. Because of our neighbor the Palmer House Hilton taxis are always available.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-372-3451
  • E-mail
Centrally located at the same spot since 1967,
B&B has been a Chicago tradition for area people and city visitors for hearty breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails.
We are proud and appreciative of our regular customers and eager to please new ones. Our bar has been updated with a new Sound & Light system, a dance floor, and satellite TV.
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