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Bridge House Tavern

#183 of 7,681 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Contemporary
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321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4714 (Clark & Chicago River)
+1 312-644-0283
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing brunch experience! Bridge House Tavern is right on the river, full of natural light, and the food and drinks are excellent. Everything we ate was incredible, and the prices are moderate (on the inexpensive side for brunch). Awesome brunch ambience. Gets crowded, so get there early or make a reservation!

Thank Sarah P
Chicago, Illinois
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1,229 reviews
579 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location & view is one of the best in Chicago, right on the river. The outdoor patio is also perfect on a warm spring or summer day. The shrimp tacos great if you like a sweeter flavor. They were perfectly prepared and come with corn tortillas, arugula salad excellent. The scallop ceviche cocktails were not the best but wine... More 

Thank Shelliu
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat and have a drink with family and friends. Great service! Thank you for a great experience! I will be back.

Thank ed h
Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful lunch with a unique burger that tasted great. The service was excellent and our work group really relaxed. We went back to work refreshed!

Thank MaryinChicago
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Came here for brunch a couple times. The wait staff is very nice and the food is good. Can't go wrong with $5 bloody mary's!

Thank jhamessaitan
Chesterton, Indiana
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Took family (two teens included) for lunch. Only 3-4 other tables were filled, so very quiet. Wait staff was very accommodating to change menu to fit 13 year old's preferences. Food was prepared quickly, great flavors and portions. Was very pleased with service and product. Because it was December, we did not sit on outdoor patio along river, but in... More 

Thank Theresa R
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We had a wonderful meal here before a show at the Cadillac Palace Theater, it was a cold evening. We arrived early and were seated much earlier than our reservation time, which we really appreciated! We were seated at a great table. Dinner was not yet being served, but we were able to order drinks. After dinner, we lingered over... More 

Thank johnkathyr
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place to get dinner. The food was delicious- - I had a salmon and pomegranate seed salad. There are options on the menu for under $20 (my meal included), so you can go on a date here if you are young and on a budget. It is very close to Millennium park, so you can go... More 

Thank JoanDerson22
St Albans, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The Bridge Tavern is a bustling riverside spot that serves a range of familiar casual bites. Although best experienced during the warmer months, when the terrace is open, this still makes for a cosy brunch spot. They offer a great selection of familiar favourites – burgers, egg hash, fried chicken and waffles – all tested (and approved) by our party!... More 

Thank nic068
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Whenever we are in Chicago we make it a point to eat here. A cozy and inviting space coupled with a great view and good food keep us coming back.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
American, Bar, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4714
    (Clark & Chicago River)
  • Public Transportation: Located 2 blocks North of the Lake/Wells brown line el station.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-644-0283
Bridge House Tavern is located on the river in the heart of the River North neighborhood. The one-of-a-kind location offers a polished tavern feel that allows diners to enjoy comfort food in a casual atmosphere. Some featured menu favorites include; the smoked salmon BLT with a bacon milkshake, Prime Rib of Pork, and Popcorn (laced with honey, bacon, jalapeno and smoked salt). Lunch & Dinner is served 7 days a week and brunch is served on the weekends. In addition to the 125 person patio on the river level, the outdoor terrace is open on the weekends for appetizers and beverages. Reservations are accepted for indoor seating only.

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