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Stanley's Kitchen and Tap

#632 of 7,858 Restaurants in Chicago}
££ - £££American, ,
1970 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-5404
+1 312-642-0007
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good54%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“meatloaf” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1970 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-5404
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went here for Sunday brunch and for this to be my first time, I was very pleased!! It was buffet style with lot's to choose from for $15. But they don't offer unlimited mimosas which would be real nice. The restaurant is nothing fancy,...More

Thank Perry6153
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I usually avoid taking chances at airports but being hungry and knowing my flight won't have anything to eat so took the chance. It is worth it, I enjoyed my hamburger, and was not too crowded during lunch time

Thank WorldCT
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Stanley's Kitchen and Tap is recognized as Chicago's official Texas Longhorn bar. But don't let that distinction persuade you to go elsewhere. Opened in 1993, Stanley's specializes in traditional American home-style cooking with southern twists. Dinner favorites are southern fried chicken, chicken fried steak, meatloaf,...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Stanley’s has always been one of my favorite restaurants. In 2014, I wrote that Stanley's has everything a good restaurant should have. First and foremost is the food. We often hear about comfort food. Stanley's is comfort food! They are best known for their fried...More

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 13 May 2017

If you're looking for fried chicken that's fresh, light and plentiful then Stanley's is the place for you. Add friendly staff and a spacious and comfortable dining room and you can see why this family friendly restaurant is so popular.

Thank km0r0
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Always great service, lots of food (too much for me), and welcoming neighborhood-type bar. Great comfort food - mashed potatoes, cole shawl,meatloaf, country fried chicken - Never room for dessert -even strawberry rhubarb our. Love this place.

Thank BebopMom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

First, the place is dirty and when you first walk in you are hit with the smell of stale alcohol. Your instinct will tell you to walk away, but ignore them. The food here is very good. Primarily standard bar fare: burgers, sandwiches, fried chicken....More

Thank KrisK_8
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This brunch is stocked from Bagels to eggs biscuits and gravy bacon sausage ham salad cookies pastries and more! Im phatted up! Then hit the Bloody Mary Buffet im spent!

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

5 stars for sure. We had a party of 8 (4 kids, ages 10-17) with 4 adults Food was FANTASTIC! Beer is great - awesome selection Staff was excellent. The people here were awesome and provide excellent food for a great price. Life isn't all...More

Thank markv972
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We went for brunch and had the awesome buffet, which is very cheap for an all you can eat feast. The grits and chicken were amazing, also they have an omelet station and fresh waffles . Very cozy dining area with TV's on the bar...More

Thank Brazatraveler
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park
boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1970 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-5404
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 312-642-0007
  • E-mail
Stanley's Kitchen & Tap is a full service restaurant specializing in traditional American home-style cooking with a Southern twist. Entrees are affordable and the number of doggie bags we go through testifies to the portion size and value. Supper entrees include American home-style favorites such as chicken fried steak, meatloaf, pork chops, and catfish, include a choice of sides such as mashed potatoes and gravy, buttered corn and macaroni and cheese.
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