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Boston Blackie's

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120 S Riverside Plz, Lbby 3, Chicago, IL 60606-3913
+1 312-382-0700
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We noticed this spot just outside Union Square - burgers were delicious and staff great. Would come here again when in Chicago.

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Thank Cremanttraveler
Algoma
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The calamari appetizer was average at best, the shrimp pasta was pretty good. The portion size was very large. The price paid was a pretty good deal. Most disappointed inthe service. When I am done eating I should not have to wait 15 minutes for the check.

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Thank Chris S
Chicago
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I met with former colleagues for lunch and despite the 90 degree day with oppressive humidity, the patio was quite comfortable. It's shaded by the building and there was a substantial breeze. The patio seats many people do its not too hard to get a seat. The food, while they tout themselves as being great burgers, I'm not so sure... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Ate on patio and had a nice view. Food and appetizers were good but Bloody Mary was not very good at all and would not recommend. Prices were reasonable and service was good.

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Thank Tracy2824
Evanston, Illinois
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Ribeye Sliders on special $6 at Friday happy hour after 5pm. Many appetizers only $6. Outdoor seating, busy fun atmosphere. Also only a block from Union Station and Ogilvie Transportation Center.

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I used to go to the branch on Grand Ave (which closed a few years ago) They still make great burgers. I wish they make the onion rings as thin and crisp as they used to. And cole slaw was more crisp and less mushy as well.. At least we still have olive burgers.

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Thank Attila S
New York City, New York
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253 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Even when busy this place is relatively fast for lunch and a good burger. Nice side alternatives to fries (Cole slaw delicious).

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Limerick, Ireland
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81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Visited Boston Blackies for a happy hour with colleagues. Nice bar with a good atmosphere and great selection of beers. I had some food, the chili bowl was good but my chicken burgers were only ok. I would return.

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Had a layover for a few hours at Union Station and decided to go here for dinner. Although they are known for burgers, we decided on MahiMahi fish tacos and nachos. With the tacos we chose sweet potato fries. Everything was really outstanding with the fries perhaps the best we have ever had. What a great find so close to... More 

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Vermont
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Caught a rare pleasantly warm October business dinner. Great spot. I'd call the menu pub plus: a few varied and healthier options. I had the mahi tacos and they were delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 18
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 S Riverside Plz, Lbby 3, Chicago, IL 60606-3913
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-382-0700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in West Loop

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West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of dining and nightlife options. If your timing is right, you can take part in neighborhood events like the West Loop Farmers Market, Craft Beer Fest, or the Randolph Street Market Festival.
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