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Blackie's - CLOSED

755 S Clark St, Chicago, IL 60605-1703
+1 312-786-1161
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chili” (2 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
“blake hotel” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
755 S Clark St, Chicago, IL 60605-1703
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was staying at The Blake Hotel - which is just a few blocks from Blackies. I stopped for breakfast and I was delighted. Their basic breakfast - eggs, bacon, hash browns and pancakes more than hit the spot. I loved their coffee and best...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was the second time in 6 years i've been here and it hasnt changed. Prices are very affordable and its a good place to start the tailgate for a Bears game. Hashbrowns are out of this world. Had some good cocktails for 9am and...More

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 6 October 2016

My girlfriend and I went on a day trip being limited to foot traffic from Union Station. My girlfriend ate the BLT and I ate Buffalo Ranch Grilled Chicken. Both orders were cooked above expectations and was astounded by the portions presented. The wait staff...More

1  Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We ate here based on a recommendation from the near by hotel we were staying at. It's nothing fancy but the prices were very affordable and the portions were huge. Our server was terrible, didn't introduce himself so we never knew his name and he...More

Thank 42mayrap
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Price for food and drinks are great . Hash brown was undercooked and steak under seasoned but still decent. I have heard great things but mine was ok . Bloody mary was Huge and only 4.50

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Worst pizza I've ever had. Crust was thick and undercooked. Sauce was too tomatoey, no spice flavor.

Thank Ruby H
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Need to get away from the office, this is a great place to do it! Go for the burger and enjoy the outside area. It's usually good service and the food is pretty good...recommend for sure

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

The Amtrak reps in the first class lounge recommended Boston Blackies for a quick dinner. Wish they hadn't. It is really an after our drinks spot. Food was mediocre to bad. Service (Kara) was equally as bad. If you want just drinks it is ok.

Thank JMMcL123
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Okay, when we hit the door, I was concerned. The windows were lined with advertisements for buckets of beer and watermelon shots. We're in the middle of a college district. The place wasn't rowdy or filled with drunk college students at all. It was kind...More

Thank AvWriter
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

the salmon burger was cooked just right. my friends sliders were great as well. next you are in the south loop, enjoy the great selection of beers snd bourbons.

Thank Warren S
Downtown / The Loop
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$2 - US$16
American, Bar, Pub
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 755 S Clark St, Chicago, IL 60605-1703
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-786-1161
  • E-mail
Blackies South Loop / Wine, craft Beers, Fresh Pastas, Specialty and awesome unique Burgers, inspired Appetizers, Steaks, and Chops // Chicago During the 1940's and 1950's, Blackie's attracted a clientele ranging from Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey to the Harlem Globe Trotters and Rocky Marciano to the Marx Brothers and the Three Stooges. Many mid-20th century celebrities would stop by on layovers when connecting in Chicago via Dearborn train station.
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