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Bridge House Tavern

#172 of 7,702 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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American, Bar, Contemporary
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321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4714 (Clark & Chicago River)
+1 312-644-0283
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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Dallas, Texas
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being from Texas, I was planning on giving them a hard time on their burger, but oh my was I surprised! Fantastic! Expect a wait during peak hours, but isn't that the norm for great things? ;)

Thank blumphotography
Manalapan, New Jersey
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89 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us went to BHT and it was a highlight of our eating over the weekend, Went on a Friday night with a few trade shows in town so it was busy. Overlooks the river, which is beautiful to see the skyline all lit up. Server was great, and he was helped by everyone from busboys, other servers, the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have an awesome lunch with a friend here in February. Had the wild boar patty melt which was AMAZING! Service was stellar and the view of the city over the Chicago river was excellent. One of my best dining experiences in Chicago to date. Highly recommended. Can't wait to go back!

Thank M_Tucker28
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102 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Amazing brunch experience! Bridge House Tavern is right on the river, full of natural light, and the food and drinks are excellent. Everything we ate was incredible, and the prices are moderate (on the inexpensive side for brunch). Awesome brunch ambience. Gets crowded, so get there early or make a reservation!

Thank Sarah P
Chicago, Illinois
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1,264 reviews
596 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The location & view is one of the best in Chicago, right on the river. The outdoor patio is also perfect on a warm spring or summer day. The shrimp tacos great if you like a sweeter flavor. They were perfectly prepared and come with corn tortillas, arugula salad excellent. The scallop ceviche cocktails were not the best but wine... More 

Thank Shelliu
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat and have a drink with family and friends. Great service! Thank you for a great experience! I will be back.

Thank ed h
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I had a wonderful lunch with a unique burger that tasted great. The service was excellent and our work group really relaxed. We went back to work refreshed!

Thank MaryinChicago
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Came here for brunch a couple times. The wait staff is very nice and the food is good. Can't go wrong with $5 bloody mary's!

Thank jhamessaitan
Chesterton, Indiana
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Took family (two teens included) for lunch. Only 3-4 other tables were filled, so very quiet. Wait staff was very accommodating to change menu to fit 13 year old's preferences. Food was prepared quickly, great flavors and portions. Was very pleased with service and product. Because it was December, we did not sit on outdoor patio along river, but in... More 

Thank Theresa R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We had a wonderful meal here before a show at the Cadillac Palace Theater, it was a cold evening. We arrived early and were seated much earlier than our reservation time, which we really appreciated! We were seated at a great table. Dinner was not yet being served, but we were able to order drinks. After dinner, we lingered over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 31
American, Bar, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?