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Bridge House Tavern

#163 of 7,610 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Contemporary
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321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4714 (Clark & Chicago River)
+1 312-644-0283
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11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely place to get dinner. The food was delicious- - I had a salmon and pomegranate seed salad. There are options on the menu for under $20 (my meal included), so you can go on a date here if you are young and on a budget. It is very close to Millennium park, so you can go... More 

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Thank JoanDerson22
St Albans, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Bridge Tavern is a bustling riverside spot that serves a range of familiar casual bites. Although best experienced during the warmer months, when the terrace is open, this still makes for a cosy brunch spot. They offer a great selection of familiar favourites – burgers, egg hash, fried chicken and waffles – all tested (and approved) by our party!... More 

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Thank nic068
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever we are in Chicago we make it a point to eat here. A cozy and inviting space coupled with a great view and good food keep us coming back.

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Hernando, Mississippi
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here during Game 4 of the World Series. We were given a table on the patio, so we had a great view of the tvs and even better views of the Chicago River and Chicago skyline at night - a beautiful sight! The hostess was very nice and accommodating and the staff was very helpful and friendly.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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160 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant's patio by the river is such a delightful spot in nice weather that the food doesn't really need to be great to keep it packed. The pleasant surprise is that the food is good -- fresh salads, street type tacos, good brunch.

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Shakopee, Minnesota
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived without reservations, the room was bustling with activity and they were able to accommodate seven women who were so grateful given the chilly weather. The Tavern is adjacent to the Westin River North. What a Gem!!. Starting with the handsome manager who was such a perfect gentleman with a personality plus...the food and views were great. We absolutely... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is truly a great place to end a day. The staff is friendly and helpful. The drinks are well-made and reasonably priced. The view of the city, the lights, and the river is spectacular. Just a super place to unwind.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here for Saturday brunch. You probably have to hit the timing right to not wait for a table sometimes but we had no problem getting a table right away. They have specials on bloody mary and mimosas on the weekend (yum!). The bloody mary is a bit different but we enjoyed it. We asked for "extra spicy" and... More 

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kneses24
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Another Chicago River establishment. Staff is super friendly and laid back (in a good way). They have beer flights, burgers, fish and chips, salads, pasta etc. There is something for everyone. The manger was walking around and engaged. The view is awesome and the food good. With 75* weather - this was an amazing choice. I would defiantly come back.

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome location on the river with spectacular views. We came for brunch and it we very good, fairly large portions - the corned beef hash and crab cake Benedict were all very good. Don't miss out on the Beignets - the whip cream and sauce just make these AMAZING!! I do consider myself a bit of a Bloody Mary snob,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4714
    (Clark & Chicago River)
  • Public Transportation: Located 2 blocks North of the Lake/Wells brown line el station.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-644-0283
Description
Bridge House Tavern is located on the river in the heart of the River North neighborhood. The one-of-a-kind location offers a polished tavern feel that allows diners to enjoy comfort food in a casual atmosphere. Some featured menu favorites include; the smoked salmon BLT with a bacon milkshake, Prime Rib of Pork, and Popcorn (laced with honey, bacon, jalapeno and smoked salt). Lunch & Dinner is served 7 days a week and brunch is served on the weekends. In addition to the 125 person patio on the river level, the outdoor terrace is open on the weekends for appetizers and beverages. Reservations are accepted for indoor seating only.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?