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State and Lake Chicago Tavern

201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
+1 312-239-9400
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“burger” (35 reviews)
“frittata” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were guests of the Wit hotel and decided to eat breakfast right at the hotel. It was delish. I had the Pork Omelette and hubby had the Chilaquiles. We both enjoyed.More

Thank Teri W
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Teri, Thank you for the 5-star review! We’re delighted to hear that you had a great breakfast with us at State and Lake Chicago Tavern and that you enjoyed two of our more popular items. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a good selection of drinks. I recommend the tavern mimosa. When we got there the waitstaff made us feel a little uncomfortable and the menu was not what we were expecting. We stopped in for drinks and lunch and were disappointed, we each...More

Thank Sarah A
Ryan K, General Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I want to send my sincerest apologies that you did not have the experience you were expecting at State and Lake Chicago Tavern. We try our very best to convey a positive and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at TheWit hotel so this place was a convenient dining option the day we checked out. The chicken and waffles were good, as was the apple butter for the waffles. My husband had the steak and eggs, which he said he enjoyed. As...More

Thank Echelon248
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Echelon248, Thank you for staying with us at theWit and for sharing your kind feedback. We’re pleased to hear you enjoyed your breakfast at State and Lake Chicago Tavern. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back upon your next Chicago stay....More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I dined here with my husband and two children (ages 12 and 8) because we were staying in the hotel and thought it would be convenient to eat here. As soon as we sat down I noticed that the restaurant has some wear and tear....More

1  Thank Tina S
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Tina, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We take great pride in delivering the highest level of customer service and we’re disappointed to learn that your experience at State and Lake Chicago Tavern did not exceed your expectations. We will...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Place was cozy and just the right size .. we didn't have a reservation huge line but hostess was nice enough to seat the two of us!! Brownie points . Beer selection was great .. food was ok not the best .. but we were...More

Thank Nancy Z
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Nancy, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us great feedback about your experience. We strive to exceed expectations and we will use your comments as we continue to improve upon the guest experience at State and Lake Chicago Tavern. We...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had a burger (OMG!) and cocktails late in the evening. There was a live band and the atmosphere was really nice.More

Thank Tania D
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Dear Tania, Thank you for the 5-star review! We’re thrilled to hear you had such a great experience with us at State & Lake Chicago Tavern and enjoyed our Tavern Burger as well as the live music. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Service was ok. Product was ok, but nothing was outstanding. I went because of the ratings. Way over rated. Way over priced. It is not your typical tavern. It poses as a high end "tavern". Food was not great either. Not impressed.More

Thank ArtieQL
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear ArtieQL, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Our apologies that you did not enjoy your time with us at State and Lake Chicago Tavern. We appreciate your feedback and will use it as we continue to improve upon the guest...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Attentive service. Unique breakfast menu. Loved the Avocado toast with poached eggs. Recommend sitting by the window - great people watching during breakfast.More

1  Thank GMalmzy
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear GMalmzy, Thank you for taking the time to share your 5-star review. We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed your breakfast with us at State and Lake Chicago Tavern. The avocado toast is definitely a popular dish and we’re pleased to hear you liked it....More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

I discovered this place in a hotel a couple of years ago and went there twice for lunch and two-three times for dinner. It was on the second floor, a really vibrant place. Good bar crowd as well as dining section. Food was terrific and...More

Thank sallytclair
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Strolling near the Chicago River on a Sunday morning, we found this restaurant on Open Table. So glad we did! The server could not have been nicer, the food was healthy and delicious, and we had a nice chat with the people at the next...More

Thank Mom529
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear Mom529, Thank you for sharing your feedback with the TripAdvisor community. We’re pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us at State & Lake Chicago Tavern. It sounds like you got the full breakfast experience! We truly appreciate the glowing recommendation and...More

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TheBadJoker
26 December 2016|
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Response from SKWalton | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have valet parking. There are better restaurants in the area, though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
  • Public Transportation: Red Line: State and Lake Brown/Purple/Green/Orange Line: State and Lake Blue Line: Clark and Lake
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-239-9400
  • E-mail
Description
Led by award-winning Executive Chef Nathan Sears, sleek contemporary gastropub State and Lake Chicago Tavern combines the flare of artisanal American cuisine with the warm, welcoming vibe of a neighborhood pub. Named after the iconic intersection in the heart of the city, State and Lake Chicago Tavern serves up new twists on bistro fare, with an emphasis on featuring the finest locally sourced and wholesome ingredients.
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