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Green Door Tavern

#503 of 7,814 Restaurants in Chicago}
$$ - $$$American, ,
678 N Orleans St, Chicago, IL 60654-3916
+1 312-664-5496
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“burgers” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
678 N Orleans St, Chicago, IL 60654-3916
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The history of the Green Door Tavern is almost as entertaining as having brunch at Chicago's oldest tavern from 10 to 2 on Saturday or Sunday. Located at 678 North Orleans Street, the Green Door Tavern dates to 1921, when Vito Giacomo opened a restaurant...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Cool place all kinds of history and great memorabilia everywhere staff was great beer cold a must if your a history buff

Thank Mikek686
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of those must go places when in Chicago. It's off the beaten path a bit and worth every effort. No fussy craft cocktails here. Just an honest to goodness American bar with history that includes Al Capone. No place like it in...More

Thank Dianne D
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The staff and menu are outstanding. Incredibly friendly and cool people here. The drink menu is vast.

Thank Coco L
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Not everyone knows about the Great Chicago Fire that killed at least 300 people in 1871, the Green Door Tavern was there and yep its still standing today. A place of refuge back then in October but a favorite of many that visit and call...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Whenever a "Best Burgers in Chicago" list doesn't have Green Door Tavern on it, something is wrong. Definitely one of the best, beats out many restaurants that are constantly on a top 10 list. Service is fast, atmosphere is very cool (old pub), price is...More

Thank bjcrew24
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Was here for the first time 2 weeks ago when we were in Chicago for a restaurant show. Highly recommend the wings, burgers, and brussel sprouts. I think from now on this'll be a place we try to hit up at least once whenever we're...More

Thank Laney86
Reviewed 16 May 2017

One of the oldest bars in Chicago. It is like an upscale dive bar. Several rooms and bars. Nice staff. Decent prices and decent food. Perfect place to visit for some drinks or beers.Perhaps not for a meal. There is always someone to talk to....More

1  Thank goldmann
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Went there on a Sunday evening to meet a high school friend - hadn't seen each other in 36years (gasp) - I chose it because it is an historic speakeasy with a great history. Great space. Wonderful bartender - Noah - awesome local beer -...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the bar food and craft beers here. More enjoyable was the small speakeasy on the basement level. Awesome environment!

Thank Josh A
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11 June 2016|
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Response from Patrick L | Reviewed this property |
I would think that lunch would be an appropriate time if one were to take children.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 678 N Orleans St, Chicago, IL 60654-3916
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-664-5496
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