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Erwin An American Cafe - CLOSED

2925 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657-5117
+1 773-528-7200
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 May 2012
“Grown up Restaurant that Keeps Getting Better”
2 Apr 2012
“Excellent food, outstanding service, great location”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
2925 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657-5117
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Reviewed 12 May 2012

This place is a great find in Lakeview on Halsted. Valet parking starts the visit, followed by a friendly greeting, fast seating, and an older crowd vibe with tables close together but still conversation friendly. Waitstaff was not only friendly and efficient but knowledgeable and...More

Thank zabriskibound
Reviewed 3 April 2012

I visited Erwin for brunch with my husband and a friend last sunday. We had one of the tables at the front and enjoyed an excellent breakfast/brunch. The location itself is pleasant, the music enjoyable and the waiters always friendly. I had bought a groupon...More

Thank Nehema
Reviewed 29 January 2012

been going to erwin for years. such a wonderful restaurant. it's lasted a long time thru a lot of change in the neighborhood. there's always good food, good conversation, good service. can never go wrong with a meal there. great for dates and going out...More

1  Thank FoodieGirrl
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Amazing food. Even better martinis. (I dare you to drink 2.) Erwin's is a great place for a weeknight dinner.

Thank Ari S
Reviewed 6 December 2011

Had brunch with friends at Erwin's. A great place, with excellent service. A well trained staff who know what they are doing. Has a decent brunch menu that was fairly priced. Food was prepared very well, and thoroughly enjoyed by our party of four. Recommended.

1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 1 November 2011

We liked the setting, and even with it crowded you could easily hold a conversation. The food was presented well, and tasted good, but it wasn't memorable. The prices were good and I would go back again. I was not pleased with the $9 valet...More

1  Thank Gary P
Reviewed 11 October 2011

Haven't been to Erwin for quite awhile so we decided to try it Saturday before theatre. We were very disappointed in our meal. The running theme of everything we tried was that everything was uninspired and lacked flavor. I had the chicken livers appetiver which...More

2  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 22 September 2011

We went for brunch. Hearty. Well crafted. More than pleasant service. We will return.

Thank MarshBruce
Reviewed 10 September 2011

Good food, not great. Kinda weird atmosphere with oldies playing, and most of the customers in 40 to 70 age range. Burger was good, fries were bad. Portions were on the small side. Desert was very good. Mushroom cakes were good - not great. Essentially,...More

1  Thank chicago_young_couple
Reviewed 2 June 2011

We were in Boystown and didn't have a reservation for dinner. The places in the "heart" of Boystown were packed but our friend knew of this place. the place wasn't crowded and we were seated immediately. The server was very quick and efficient. I had...More

1  Thank BBuddy
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  • Address: 2925 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657-5117
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-528-7200
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