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Two Restaurant & Bar

#542 of 7,674 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1132 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5801
+1 312-624-8363
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Plano, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good but not great. Pimento cheese, duck fat potato croquettes , cauliflower all excellent. Double beef burger, roasted chicken wagyu beef pot pie are good , ricotta mushroom cavatelli, not so much. Skip desserts, not a strong suit. Service very good-helpful, very attentive & good knowledge of wines. Minimalists decor but attractive. But this is maybe the loudest... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

What we've found to be so entertaining and interesting about the new breed of restaurants in the Chicago area are the unique and strange names and the curious concoctions of food. For example, whoever thought you'd be ordering Puppy Chow for a dessert? But that's the signature dessert at Two Restaurant & Bar at 1132 West Grand Avenue in the... More 

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Thank Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Small plates are not my favorite restaurant genre (I don't like getting things in a random sequence and at random times), so my expectations for Two were somewhat muted. However, the service was excellent and the food was GREAT!! The combination of small and medium plates on the menu was very good -- duck egg fettucine, lamb loin, and cauliflower... More 

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Woodridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Love the seasonal fresh food, informative waiters, attentive staff. Constantly changing menu which makes it a great place to go. Love Zak's in downtown Hinsdale. The owner/manager has another home run with TWO in Chicago. My sister & her family are there all the time since they live there.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Two has an inviting atmosphere where diners are surrounded by beautiful second-life decor. They offer medium and small plates to share that feature in-season farm-to-table ingredients. Although there are a lot of spectacular offerings for the carnivores in our group, there were some delicious options for those of us who do not eat pork or beef. The service was exceptional... More 

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Thank MaryAnnBetz
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were looking for a bit of a change-up from some of the other local restaurants we have visited, and heard about Two from some friends. We decided to stop in and have a drink at the bar. The two bartenders were super friendly and funny. We enjoyed talking to them and sharing a variety of stories. As we waited... More 

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Redmond, Washington, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had a referral from a friend that I likely can never repay. Two offers a variety of small and medium carnivorously oriented plates emphasizing high quality ingredients. At two, it's not about white table clothes, it's all about amazing food. And I'm not someone that uses the word amazing lightly. Let me help you navigate your gastronomic adventure: Duck fat... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We first went to the bar. I love a bartender who is a mixologist. He made the most amazing drinks! When we got to our table, the menu was very diverse. We tried the pork chop, pasta and lamb, sausage and chicken, short ribs. Every one was outstanding. The atmosphere was really cool! Loved the whole evening!

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Thank Nancy N
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This place really isn't sure what it's trying to be. They have starters and mains all on the one page yet encourage customers to order like tapas and share. Not sure how you're supposed to share a cheeseburger. We were told they couldn't guarantee all the food would arrive at once as the short rib and chicken would take 25... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Just west of the heart of downtown and this is great! Just my wife and myself, but had fantastic Bison Short Ribs, Halibut and Chicken small plates. Order the bread too! Plus great service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1132 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5801
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-624-8363
Description
TWO Restaurant and Bar The comfortable atmosphere, with artful second-life decor, makes it a perfect West Side neighborhood gathering place. Influenced by the quality and tradition of family run butcher shops, TWO sources from trusted, small mid-western farms. They are often the first Chicago restaurant to feature renowned items, such as the heritage Hampshire pork, on their menu. TWO chefs make all their bacon, sausage, jerky, cheese, sauces and pastas in house and are constantly exploring new and seasonal dishes to feature those ingredients.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?