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“Adorable local bistro-bar-great atmosphere, great food”
Review of The Drinking Bird - CLOSED

The Drinking Bird
Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
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Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
Reviewed 3 July 2013

This little corner bar/restaurant opened without fanfare - fortunately replacing a much-missed Small Bar that closed just a few blocks away. Cozy and low-key - with lovely daily specials - like the split of bubbly and mussels on Thursdays (which is also the night a live DJ spins cool old 45's). The night we went the waitress encouraged us to get up and dance - a welcome change from stodgy places elsewhere. DO order the yummy yummy fries basket - enough to feed 2, and very hard to stop eating. The menu is innovative and interesting - and everything we have tried there has been excellent. The mussels were generously plump and simmered in a broth so good that the delicious French bread served with them served as a perfect sopping-up utensil.
Waitstaff pleasant and helpful
All in all, the meals I have had there have been among the best in my experience for this kind of fare. And a great value.

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1  Thank bjeanp
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