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Grafton Pub

#3,362 of 7,814 Restaurants in Chicago}
$$ - $$$, Irish,
4530 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2103
+1 773-271-9000
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  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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Bar, Irish, Pub
$$ - $$$
4530 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2103
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Opened in 2002, the Grafton Irish Pub & Grill didn't waste any time in making a big reputation for itself. Located at 4530 North Lincoln Avenue in the Lincoln Park neighborhood that is festooned with very competitive restaurants, bars and grills, it has carved its...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Convenient to Old Town. Fast service. Ok burger and fries. Really disappointing grilled cheese (not hot, not buttered, and only one slice of each kind of cheese).

Thank jaz79h
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We always meet friends here when we visit old haunts, and the Grafton is still really nice. A real fireplace in the back, efficient service, and delicious food. We'll keep coming back.

Thank Canada-Oz
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the neighborhood and were looking for a place to cool off and grab a beer. The service was friendly and quick and the beer selection was awesome. We love to try local brews wherever we are and this place didn't disappoint.

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Fun tavern, decent menu, very warm and friendly service. Unless you go to watch sports, avoid The Grafton when a big game is on--very noisy. Only other criticism is that the soft drinks are flat (not enough fizz). But good burgers, good fish 'n chips,...More

Thank Rick628
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

The Grafton is a neighborhood bar with an Irish accent. I wouldn't call it an Irish pub because I've been to Ireland, and drank in Irish pubs. That being said, the Grafton has a good beer and whiskey selection, it also offers good, reasonably priced...More

Thank Ronni G
Reviewed 31 January 2015

nice neighborhood Irish Pub. Good selection of beers and diverse selection of food. I get the fish and chips. My wife gets the veggie burger. She swears it's the best veggie in Chicago. Given the choice, sit up front in the bar area. More fun....More

Thank TonyChicago773
Reviewed 19 January 2015

I live in the neighborhood. I used to like The Grafton. They know how to pour a proper pint. But...that proper pint now costs $7.00. And my wife's Irish Coffee was not executed correctly. But the main thing we didn't like was the employee (bartender?...More

1  Thank mrandersen0501
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Did you hear that the Grafton was named one of the top Irish bars in the country!?!? I have visited the Grafton a few times and I really like it. Stick to the Irish food and forget the American standbys (wraps, other sandwiches) and you...More

Thank ChicagoK2
Reviewed 25 October 2013

While sauntering through a street fair, we came upon the Grafton and went in to have lunch. This is a great Irish themed pub with plenty of character. Our lunch was basic soup and a goat cheese salad with pints of craftbeer. The mac and...More

Thank dede48
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Stanley D
11 May 2015|
Response from mrandersen0501 | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not. The closest Irish Pub to the Grafton with Gluten Free options is Lady Gregory's Irish Pub at 5260 N Clark St. If you are meeting people at the Grafton then I recommend a meal-size salad with Oil and... More
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Irish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4530 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-2103
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-271-9000
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