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Green Door Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
678 N Orleans St, Chicago, IL 60654-3916
+1 312-664-5496
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“poutine” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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678 N Orleans St, Chicago, IL 60654-3916
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ex speak easy still has a real basic attraction. If you like old, noisy bars ( and I do ) then you should visit. A wonderful selection of local beers on tap and some good basic ‘pub grub’. Busy, lots of loud music so...More

Thank AGF909
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time, but the service isn’t quite up to par. We went on a Sunday afternoon and there were a few people there, but the workers certainly didn’t play up the historical aspects while we were there. (They barely made a showing). We...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 27 February 2018

One of things I wanted to try before leaving Chicago was visiting an authentic speakeasy. I researched this one as it was near our hotel and one of the oldest bars in Chicago. There’s a speakeasy underneath which was actually used during prohibition! I had...More

Thank VikkiBee
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We saw this place on Chicago’s Best and had to try! We went for lunch. A good selection of craft beer however they were out of many options. The food was good and huge portions. We tried the tuna melt and Chicago style poutine, both...More

1  Thank Megan D
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a find! Walked way to many blocks from my hotel but was happily surprised and well worth it. What a neat place fabulous craft cocktails and saucy but tasteful entertainment. Want to transport back in time this is a must do...More

Thank reneep126
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

So glad we stumbled across the Green Door Tavern (while on way to speakeasy bar downstairs which we thought was open)! Didn't eat there but wish we could have. Great atmosphere with my favourite part being the bar mans solution to help me make my...More

Thank AnnaBananna_7052
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A friend told us about this place and we were not disappointed! A great beer selection and bloody Mary bar on the weekends! Everything from the bacon wrapped dates, chili, burger & fries and the reuben exceeded expectations. Excellent service and affordable prices make this...More

Thank local_diner27
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My husband took me on a mafia tour so we ended up here. It was a fun atmosphere and beer selection was good. We got 2 apps as well and they were pretty tasty. I just wish we could have spent more time here.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here to visit one of the old mob hang outs. Asked the waitress about the history but she really couldn't tell us anything. Kinda disappointing. Ordered some drinks but have to say the Moscow mule didn't phase me at all. I think he...More

1  Thank WendyM1023
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The history of the Green Door Tavern is almost as entertaining as having brunch at Chicago's oldest tavern from 10 to 2 on Saturday or Sunday. Located at 678 North Orleans Street, the Green Door Tavern dates to 1921, when Vito Giacomo opened a restaurant...More

Thank Taylor B
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11 June 2016|
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Response from IslandTime78 | Reviewed this property |
I would think that lunch would be an appropriate time if one were to take children.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 678 N Orleans St, Chicago, IL 60654-3916
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-664-5496
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