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Bohemian House

11 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-8173
+1 312-955-0439
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“schnitzel” (53 reviews)
“paprikash” (26 reviews)
German, Polish, European, Czech, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Austrian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
11 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-8173
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a new Chicago restaurant for me - looking for my husbands Czech heritage Service was great and food outstanding - we shared beet salad Hungarian langoso and the sausage board . Kolachy for dessert melted in your mouth All together a pleasant experience...More

Thank HHIknitter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for some German and Middle Eastern country cooking so we stopped in here. A nice intimate restaurant that has a variety of very ethnic dishes. I had the goulash and my wife had the schnitzel. Both were excellent. Service was very good...More

Thank McWett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you travel to Chicago you expect to have exceptional food - not the case at the Bohemian House. The food was a big disappointment. That being said - the manager realized that we weren't eating our food, and was very attentive. There just wasn't...More

Thank RHoward2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu online is not reality. We were there mid afternoon and they only had a few offerings. Call before you go to see what they are serving....

Thank Murphy_Sox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Find the place by accident, on Friday night, nice decor and different style. Emma was our waitress although she didn't not interact to start a conversation, her service was efficient and professional, provided us all that we needed, explained everything and advice what to try....More

Thank Rodrigo F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ambience was great but we were not very happy with food. The steak tartare was warm and bread really soft even though it looked charred. Sausages were good. The schnitzel was few slices of breaded pork on a tablespoon of mashed potatoes. It did not...More

Thank Yash C
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Cool atmosphere and good service. Drinks and food weren't bad, but I thought it was pricey for what it was. But I guess that's most places in Near North Side.

Thank averyoffthegrid
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We stopped here for dinner the night before we were to leave. Wanted someplace close to the hotel. They have a good selection of German food. I had the snitzle and it was very good. All the food was fresh. We had cocktails and those...More

Thank Mame200
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting concept. Looks like a mix between a Moroccan and a German restaurant. Service was really friendly but at times slightly overbearing, a bit disruptive, but again, everyone was very kind. Dishes were interesting and definitely unique. Would have loved a lemon wedge for...More

Thank MaureenJK
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Food, cocktails, service and ambiance. Perfect night out with family and friends. Severs know the menu and help you make the best choices for your tastes.

Thank indiamacomb
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5 July 2017|
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Response from VeloRouge | Reviewed this property |
No- generally Chicago is pretty casual.
Linda C
19 November 2016|
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Response from Risonn | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations
9 April 2016|
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Response from GraceIndianapolis | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but I expect they do. I agree with the answer above. Just tell your server you want a gluten free option.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Polish, European, Czech, Eastern European, Central European, Hungarian, Austrian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654-8173
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-955-0439
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Located in Chicago's River North neighborhood at State and Illinois (11 W. Illinois), Bohemian House captures the lighthearted and carefree essence of Bohemian culture. Exposed brick walls and wood timber, eclectic décor, warm earth tones and soft lighting set the backdrop for a comfortable and sociable dining experience. Guest can expect to enjoy an original menu of approachable Bohemian-inspired fare with influences from the Czech Repulic, Germany and Austria. Acquainting Central Europe to the Central U.S., our culinary team takes a fresh approach to traditional favorites, utilizing the best of what's in season. Our menu presents a variety of dishes that are ideal for sharing, for dinner, weekday lunch, and weekend brunch. To complement the cuisine, we present an eclectic selection of traditional European spirits and brews. Our cocktails are crafted with fresh, seasonal ingredients and feature house-infused spirits from time to time. Our carefully-curated, extensive selection of beer includes European and domestic artisan brewers. Valet Parking is available Wednesday through Saturday night beginning at 5:00pm, as well as Saturday and Sunday morning for brunch service beginning at 10:00am.
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