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The Handlebar

2311 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-5314
+1 773-384-9546
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“tofu” (7 reviews)
“seitan” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2311 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647-5314
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting atmosphere good selection of dishes. Enjoyed the food and wine. But the choice of music was grunge loud trash. Not to enjoy if you want to relax or hear anyone.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This place is wonderful mut. It is a mix of a local dive bar and vegetarian gastro-pub. We went here while visiting our daughter who is in college in Chicago and a vegetarian. She had indulged dad by going to a steak house. So, turn...More

Thank rossharris
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I had the black bean tostadas!!! So good. Definitely a vegan friendly place. Only downside is one table one check just a heads up!!

Thank FayAshleyS
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Great vegan and non-vegan options! You can also split some items if you want to try more than one. I got the vegan biscuits and gravy, and french toast. Both were delicious and flavorful. Outdoor patio was great on a beautiful day. It was Sunday...More

Thank cincyfoodsnob
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

For veggie/vegan lovers you have finally arrived to a paradise. Everything on the menu is for you, I wish I could try it all. We have come here couple of times for brunch and once for dinner. We like the brunch option more but again...More

Thank Srivatsa C
Reviewed 17 March 2018

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!

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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