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$$ - $$$American, ,
155 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606-1787
+1 312-884-0000
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good53%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
“sliders” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
$$ - $$$
155 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606-1787
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for something fast And good but not fancy, Primebar is a good choice. They have a string pub style menu including sandwiches, tacos, salads, small plates like buffalo chicken tenders, sliders calamari, etc and some main dishes as well. Our server...More

Thank Shelliu
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The atmosphere was great - beautiful lighting and palms scattered throughout. The service was great, too. The food was pretty run-of-the-mill. I had the Tortilla Soup which was really spicy and I also had the Southwest Chicken Salad, which was also spicy. I was sweating...More

Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The interior of this establishment is sleek, modern and clean, which is very appealing. The service was great, but we were there on a weekend and it was for the most part empty as it is located in the business district. They advertise that they...More

Thank ProfessorOnzaga
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is conducive to a business meeting (tables spaced well, high ceilings, etc.) But I was thoroughly unimpressed with the food. I had the schezwan stir fry and it was swimming in mediocre sauce. One of my companions had a drab cobb salad, the...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for some drinks. Tried to sit outside but got some attitude then we eventually got to sit there and give them our money. Good drink choices and nice please to talk. Not too loud.

Thank PennStateTim_24
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

After arriving into Chicago and checking into my hotel, I need to have dinner with a few colleagues. The hotel staff recommend Primebar. We walked over and found a very empty place, so of course I was worried. It was only around 8 on a...More

Thank OrlandoSGM
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Come here for work lunches all the time. Modern American food with a good tap list. Any of the apps/sandwiches I have had have been great. Price is consistent with the area, the place is large, and the staff is always very good.

Thank stepusin
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Recommended by my hotel. Arrived late in a neighborhood that rolls up the sidewalks early. Has must be 100 exotic beers on tap, full liquor bar and food. Menu can be found internet/tripadvisor. I ordered a french dip sandwich which was piled high with roast...More

Thank Kristopher K
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Always busy during the week with the after-work scene but I didn't expect such delicious food. We went in the weekend so it was slow. The prime rib sliders were huge and perfectly prepared with arugula, sliced beef and a soft bun and jus. The...More

Thank Shelliu
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We have visited Primebar twice on business for lunch. While the restaurant draws mixed reviews on this site, one important fact even in the negative accounts is that it is busy - a testament that actually a lot of people like the place. Primebar is,...More

1  Thank ElaineAndGreg
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606-1787
    (Between Lake and Randolph)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-884-0000
  • E-mail
Located in Chicago's Loop neighborhood, Primebar is a modern day ale house and a go to destination for cool food, local brews and great cocktails. Our kitchen specializes in contemporary American fare, serving up a delicious array of mouthwatering appetizers, garden fresh salads, two-handed sandwiches, and signature specialty entrees. Behind the bar, we offer an outstanding wine list, local microbrews, and a slew of hand-crafted specialty cocktails.
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