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Kuma's Corner

#52 of 7,682 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Pub
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2900 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-5804
+1 773-604-8769
11:30 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes when you crave beef its not of the Steak variety, but a juicy, perfectly cooked BURGER. KUMA's CORNER succeeds in a city where beef is King! Wrapped in a perfect bun with whatever extra you put on it, this place Rocks! As in METAL Headbanging music. Just a killer awesome Vibe with cool customers and cooler bartenders and waitstaff... More 

Thank kenarv
Johnson City, Tennessee
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191 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was super busy but the service was great! Loud kind of heavy metal bar with great burgers. We had a variety and tasted each other's. All were excellent. Unusual place. Not everyone's cup of tea but for a good burger it was well worth it.

Thank Drslowens
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm annoyed to see this so high on the list of Chicago restaurant's. It is a personal favorite, and it is busy enough without tourists. Le sigh. You have to get the calamari. So delicious. Top 5 I've ever had.

Thank specialcoyote
Chicago, IL
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best burger in Chicago. Excellent beer and whisky on tap. You can sit at the bar instead of waiting for a table.

Thank schernov
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Simply the best burgers in town and with a good beer selection, you may need to make a line but its worth it. Try the Kumas burger

Thank Carlitos R
Wallace, North Carolina
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127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

So my daughter who lives near Humboldt Park suggested we go here when my wife and I recently visited her in Chicago. She told us they had good burgers and tons of beer choices but there'd be a wait. We arrived around 525pm this past Saturday and sure enough there was an hour wait for our party of 4. The... More 

Thank daz1249
Chicago, Illinois
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I went with my wife to Kuma's expecting to have a wonderful experience. We thought the hamburgers would be great. I have been postponing to go for one or another reason... even if I live few blocks from the restaurant. The ambiance was great and the music fantastic... I love rock,metal, punk etc... The beers were very good. The burgers... More 

Thank memochciago
Parma, Ohio
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123 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Always, always, always make sure I stop at Kumas while in Chicago. The food is excellent, the bar staff couldn't be better and I always meet cool people there. Great jams, great food, great people....

Thank Criz66
Columbia, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

So I was introduced to Kuma's by a friend. If you visit the original store at 2900 W Belmont Ave it can be very off putting. It is very small and it looks like a goth/heavymetal/biker bar. The reality is it is everything. This place has the absolute best burgers you will ever eat. The meat is cooked how you... More 

Thank Dale W
McHenry, Illinois
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Went with a business associate on a Tuesday around Noon. Got a table right away..which does not happen @ night or on weekends from what he told me . My friend had the Iron Maiden ,as its his go to burger and I ordered the Kuma Burger. Both where ordered cooked Medium and both where spot on. They are HUGE... More 

Thank GValez

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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
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618-5804
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-604-8769

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