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State and Lake Chicago Tavern

201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
+1 312-239-9400
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“burger” (46 reviews)
“charcuterie” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

They took along time to seat us and then a very long time to get drinks and order our food. They were short staffed. The food was very average. I had a chicken pasta dish. Chicken was very over cooked and small portions on the...More

Thank Susan L
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Susan, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We pride ourselves on delivering the best possible guest experience and we’re disappointed to hear that we did not live up to that promise. We appreciate your feedback and will use it as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique brunch choices. We had a duck confit omelette and a ham and artichoke omelette. Delicious, even the toast was thick. And the coffee was rich. Jorge was so friendly and gave us recommendations for our day.More

Thank Jend420
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jend420, Many thanks for the rave review! We’re thrilled to hear you enjoyed our brunch selections. We’re especially pleased to receive such kind feedback about Jorge. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back for another meal soon! Kind Regards, State and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good choice of drinks and the food was wonderful.Had the crab Benedict that was wonderful. Biscuit and gravy for breakfast was spectacularMore

Thank Matthew P
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Matthew, Thank you for the 5-star review! We’re delighted to receive such great feedback. You can never go wrong with biscuits and gravy! We truly appreciate the kind comments and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, State and Lake Chicago Tavern...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for my anniversary and let me tell you it was good food.portions were a little small for the price.But it was good food and my server Mathew' was good . After dinner we had desert thanks to the manager Katherine' Fantastic desert..wow...More

Thank Bertram C
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Betram, Many thanks for the 5-star review. We’re delighted to hear that you enjoyed celebrating your anniversary with us! We’re pleased to hear how much you enjoyed dessert as well. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, State and Lake Chicago...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually eat hear at least one time when I travel to Chicago. It's near the office, but more than that it's always good. Love breakfast, lunch & dinner (and especially after shopping late on State St.). Laid back atmosphere and just good food. Fav....More

Thank Nightingale06
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nightingale06, Thank you so much for the rave review. We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed your most recent meal with us. We look forward to welcoming you back upon your next stay at theWit! Kind Regards, State and Lake Chicago Tavern Management Team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 10:30 pm after a show. The place was about half full at the time. We were more interested in the food and drink rather than the entertainment and social aspect. We placed our order and waited 30 or more minutes for two...More

Thank D J
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear D J, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback. We’re sorry to hear that your experience did not exceed your expectations. We appreciate your feedback and will use that as we continue to grow and improve upon the guest experience....More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Thought of walking right out the door when I saw the fake animal skull on the wall. Then, I looked around and realized, they just need an interior decorator. They had accents from the Southwest, the Midwest, the 70's, and Marshall's bargain art basement. Luckily,...More

Thank kelliec812
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear kelliec812, Thank you for sharing your thoughtful review. Attentive service and great food are things we always love to hear. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back for another meal soon. Kind Regards, State and Lake Chicago Tavern Management Team

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had an impromptu date night and happened upon the State and Lake tavern from an internet search of restaurants nearby. We sat at the bar and I had one of there highlighted cocktails which was very yummy. We ordered appetizers -...More

Thank Monica1124
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Dear Monica, Thank you for sharing your kind review with the TripAdvisor community. We’re delighted to hear you and your husband had a great experience on your impromptu date night. We’re pleased you enjoyed our scallops and housemade pretzel. We’re especially pleased to receive such...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Typically I find hotel restaurants expensive and either really good or mediocre to bad. This place is fairly priced to eat at and the food is pretty good. With so many places to eat in Chicago near this hotel why would you but if it...More

Thank John R
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Dear John, Thank you for thoughtful feedback. We’re pleased that you decided to spend some time with us at State & Lake Chicago Tavern. We will keep working to make State & Lake a place you’ll want to stop by any time and not just...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

I stay here frequently and really enjoy the breakfast at State and Lake. The ricotta toast and avocado toast are healthy and great tasting options hard to find at other restaurants.More

Thank wendymunz
Ryan K, Manager at State and Lake Chicago Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Dear Wendy, Thank you for the 5-star review! We’re delighted to hear how much you enjoy breakfast at State & Lake Chicago Tavern. We are also big fans of the Avocado and Ricotta Toast! We look forward to welcoming you back upon your next stay...More

Nearby
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
...More
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TheBadJoker
valet parking?
26 December 2016|
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Response from SKWalton | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have valet parking. There are better restaurants in the area, though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N State St, Chicago, IL 60601-2402
  • Public Transportation: Red Line: State and Lake Brown/Purple/Green/Orange Line: State and Lake Blue Line: Clark and Lake
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-239-9400
  • E-mail
Description
Led by award-winning Executive Chef Nathan Sears, sleek contemporary gastropub State and Lake Chicago Tavern combines the flare of artisanal American cuisine with the warm, welcoming vibe of a neighborhood pub. Named after the iconic intersection in the heart of the city, State and Lake Chicago Tavern serves up new twists on bistro fare, with an emphasis on featuring the finest locally sourced and wholesome ingredients.
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