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Drew's on Halsted

$$ - $$$American, International,
3201 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657-3413
+1 773-244-9191
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3201 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657-3413
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here after the late show for Blue Man Group to have tea and dessert. The dessert I had was DREW'S SMORE'S SUNDAE!!! Soooooo delicious it hit the spot with a great Lemon Ginger tea and honey that is just divine.

Thank Ellen D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the location is desirable, and the cocktails good, it does not make up for the extremely poor quality of the food. Perhaps if you’re just looking for a burger or some brunch it may be acceptable, but our dinners were sadly lacking. The bowtie...More

Thank LlittleEddie
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent! My wife and I both enjoyed Drew’s very much. If we are ever in this area of Chicago again, we would return here!

Thank mhhurt
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We had six friends for Restaurant Week and we all ordered different dishes - all fabulous! Friendly, attentive wait staff. Great selection of cocktails. Salmon was so fresh and the lamb risotto was wonderful. We loved that the round table success as we could all...More

1  Thank MassarelloFamily
Reviewed 30 January 2018

As a 27 year resident of the neighborhood valuing "Jack's on Halsted" as a neighborhood gem, can rightfully say the current ownership has succeeded in bringing this restaurant down to an unacceptable level. A visit on a quiet Monday (1.29.18) brings the evaluation into focus....More

Thank Ronald J B
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We have been to Drew's several times and have enjoyed each time overall. The menu is great with some special items. The bar staff is very attentive and knows how to make a great drink. This is a great place for couples and friends to...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Recommended to eat. Good and in very convenient location. Friendly staff, clean tables. We welcomed the 2018 there with a very good friends and the restaurant staff were so familiar. They offered Champagne at might night. Very good place.

Thank Yodelvis B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Had dinner here solo on a Monday night. Place was pretty quiet but service was excellent. Had a Caesar salad which was grilled and excellent. Also had the Chicken Quesadilla which was made with smaller thicker pita type bread with mushroom, very good

1  Thank RobBflo1
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We chanced upon this place after watching the Blue Man Group. Not too many people on a Sunday evening. We had the Arugula and Prosciutto Pizza for starters and that was good. I ordered the Halsted Street Burger (Canadian Bacon, Maytag Bleu Cheese, Arugula, Mardi...More

Thank gafrancomd
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Had brunch here with friends. Food was mheh, Service was terrible. Every order was messed up. Half the food we ordered didn’t show up and we had to ask again. Water glasses never refilled. Never asked if we wanted a second cocktail. For a neighborhood...More

Thank RoadWarriorDoc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657-3413
  • Public Transportation: Belmont (Brown Line, Purple Line, Red Line) Wellington (Brown Line, Purple Line)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-244-9191
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A contemporary, American neighborhood bar & grill, Jack's features globe cusine incorporating Asian, Mediterranean and New World making it a true American blend. For the past 15 years Jack's has been serving distinctive, skillfully prepared, high quality food for all to enjoy. We strive to use the finest and freshest ingredients available. We are passionate about two things, serving healthful, excellent food and being sensible about our prices. Jack's on Halsted is committed to offering the best food value possible. Located on the corner of Halsted and Belmont in Lakeview, Jack's is in the most diverse and exciting neighborhood in all of Chicago. With Blue Man Theater just steps away and some of Chicago's most unique shops, not to mention clubs, bars and restaurants, Lakeview is a destination you will never forget. Jack's is the place to start or end your night out, be sure to ask for a table at the window! ​Drew Johnson got his start as Bar Manager for Jack's on Halsted nearly 13 years ago. In 2010, he became the owner/managing partner, and continues to make positive changes as the restaurant continues to be a staple in the East Lakeview neighborhood, offering consistently great food and an innovative martini list. Drew graduated from Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Drew has faced many challenges the last few years and has managed to keep Jack's on Halsted a great place to have dinner, whether visiting from out of town or catering to local residents. He demands the best service from his staff and ensures that the quality of food is always the freshest and of the highest standards. Drew is committed to keeping Jack's on Halsted as a local favorite for years to come.
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