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Bridge House Tavern

#178 of 7,593 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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
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All hours
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Whenever we are in Chicago we make it a point to eat here. A cozy and inviting space coupled with a great view and good food keep us coming back.

Hernando, Mississippi
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128 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had dinner here during Game 4 of the World Series. We were given a table on the patio, so we had a great view of the tvs and even better views of the Chicago River and Chicago skyline at night - a beautiful sight! The hostess was very nice and accommodating and the staff was very helpful and friendly.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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160 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant's patio by the river is such a delightful spot in nice weather that the food doesn't really need to be great to keep it packed. The pleasant surprise is that the food is good -- fresh salads, street type tacos, good brunch.

Thank smdyl
Shakopee, Minnesota
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived without reservations, the room was bustling with activity and they were able to accommodate seven women who were so grateful given the chilly weather. The Tavern is adjacent to the Westin River North. What a Gem!!. Starting with the handsome manager who was such a perfect gentleman with a personality plus...the food and views were great. We absolutely... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly a great place to end a day. The staff is friendly and helpful. The drinks are well-made and reasonably priced. The view of the city, the lights, and the river is spectacular. Just a super place to unwind.

Thank Dan S
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for Saturday brunch. You probably have to hit the timing right to not wait for a table sometimes but we had no problem getting a table right away. They have specials on bloody mary and mimosas on the weekend (yum!). The bloody mary is a bit different but we enjoyed it. We asked for "extra spicy" and... More 

Thank jessicahelene
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another Chicago River establishment. Staff is super friendly and laid back (in a good way). They have beer flights, burgers, fish and chips, salads, pasta etc. There is something for everyone. The manger was walking around and engaged. The view is awesome and the food good. With 75* weather - this was an amazing choice. I would defiantly come back.

Thank kneses24
Chicago, IL
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158 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome location on the river with spectacular views. We came for brunch and it we very good, fairly large portions - the corned beef hash and crab cake Benedict were all very good. Don't miss out on the Beignets - the whip cream and sauce just make these AMAZING!! I do consider myself a bit of a Bloody Mary snob,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We had an after work function here 2 weeks ago. Reserved the backend of the terrace. The location is amazing, the view is great (RIGHT next too the river), service was awesome (they came around with finger food for almost an hour, very tasty)... but: when they set up the buffet we were disappointed... very basic sliders and other stuff... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My rating for his restaurant is for the waiter, service and friendliness. I would give the location an excellent rating. However, the food was poor. I had the Pig Trio. The bacon was limp, there was very little gravy on very dry biscuits and my scrambled eggs were cold. The Bloody Mary was less than average. There are too many... More 

Thank Nazy5519

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 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, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?