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The Handlebar

2311 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-5314
+1 773-384-9546
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“tofu” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2311 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-5314
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by-far some of the best vegan cuisine that I've had in Chicago so far! My best friend and I went, as he's the vegan and suggested the spot - so glad he did! "Delishness" all around. We went on St. Patrick's Day weekend,...More

Thank soror0198
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We were brought here by our local friends. A fun atmosphere although a little dark inside. The menu had a good selection of vegetarian/vegan dishes. The bloody Mary’s were great!

Thank Walkabou
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Great little breakfast place with good service, excellent food and a perfectly-spiced bloody mary. Love their philosophies (see website) and will visit again when I'm back in Chicago.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We started with the "chili" cheese fries. Very good I had the fried avocado grilled sandwich and my partner had the sambala tofu. The tofu was well cooked, plentiful and seasoned really, really well. My sandwish, one the other hand was a mess. In addition...More

Thank Scribbles4
Reviewed 20 October 2017

When my niece recommended this restaurant, I thought it was a gay bar--a gay bar for brunch, no way. Well, I was wrong with mixed emotion. What a cute, eclectic, trendy little establishment. As this was my first meal in Chicago, on this trip, I...More

Thank Benzboy06
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

My carnivore friends are always pleased. They do have cheese. I personally liked their jackfruit tacos. They are more on the sweet side. You can also get appetizers that'll fill you up. The vegan sprinkle cake from pie pie my darling is good for those...More

Thank ErinGoBailey
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I recently committed to a vegan diet and going out to eat has proved to be a challenge. This place is heaven for vegans looking for menu options beyond salad. So many delicious comfort foods- everything from appetizers, main dishes, and dessert. And many of...More

Thank Megan D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Visiting from PHX and stopped by this joint. Even non-vegans in the group loved their entrees. Delicious and affordable. Street parking only so that can be a beast...but worth it. I had the vegan chili cheese fries, buffalo 'chicken' wrap, and funfetti cake. SO much...More

Thank BananaBuzzbomb
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I could not have asked for a better dinner while getting to see my girlfriend's sister for the evening. Started off with the Vegan Nachos (French Fries FYI) that were warm, cheesy and toasty. My girlfriend and her sister both had the...More

Thank Jacob T
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Had lunch. Very tasty vegetarian meal.would return. Prompt service, food well cooked. Just off bus line.

Thank TeamJOKE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2311 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-5314
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-384-9546
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