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Brownstone Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Pub
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3937 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-2431
+1 773-528-3700
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon 17:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 02:00
Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Chicago
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7 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Engaging, professional and super friendly staff. Pub food in style but the quality and presentation is definitely a step above the norm. Mini-taco appetizers are really good.

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Thank Kevin Z
Chicago, Illinois
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Went here on a whim a month or so ago and then last weekend. Both times were great experiences. The place was crowded but not overwhelming: just enough to make it fun. Food is fantastic--get the jalapeno pretzel and the BBQ wings. Both have excellent flavor and portions sizes are more than generous. Servers were attentive, they have a bunch... More 

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Thank Stare04
Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Friendly, attentive service, average food prices, great quality food (fish tacos were great). Plenty of TVs to watch the game. NHL center ice and NFL/MLB network, so if you need to catch an out of town game this is the place.

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Thank NickGottier
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123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Came here with friends to enjoy the outdoor sidewalk patio seating which is pretty large with high-top and low-top tables, as well as bench seating available. The outdoor area is definitely the highlight, the beer and drinks list offer a big variety of offerings that should satisfy most everyone. The staff is very friendly and service is good. I did... More 

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Thank DestressedA
Dayton, OH
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We went on a Friday evening - it was packed and very very loud. The drinks and food were fine! I don't like having to shout to the people I'm with, so I ate and people watched, and left! Fun place for 20-30 yr olds.

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Thank Cindy O
Chicago, Illinois
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Brownstone Tavern have a great beer list and menu as well. They have indoor and outdoor seating and you always see several families there with small children. If you like sports, this is definitely a good place to go as well. Once summer hits, they have a nice area where you can sit outside. Check it out if you are... More 

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Thank heanster25
Chicago, Illinois
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682 reviews
457 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013

First, you need to get the chilimac. Really. We have been for Bulls game nights. They do a good music mix during commercials. We have been outside with family. It is a great place to bring friends. If it is the weekend of any local sports game on TV, you may not get a table. But it is worth it... More 

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Thank Ellis_NC_IL
Wilton, Connecticut
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226 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2013

great food.....my 21/2 year old grandson is a frequent flyer there he loves......the mac and cheese! fissh tacos amazing and a great turkey burger.....nt to mention the extensive beers!

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Thank achristine13
chicago
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2012

Great place to watch the Bears. watch out on Saturdays for Texas fans as it is a Texas bar and will be full of drunk expat Texans. great fish tacos and good beer selection

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Thank islandvisitorChicago
Honolulu, HI
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Great daily food specials. Great drink list. I love that they have Magner's cider and a daily food special.

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Thank Leisch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
16:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3937 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60613-2431
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-528-3700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?