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Summer House Santa Monica

1954 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5009
+1 773-634-4100
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (47 reviews)
“avocado toast” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1954 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5009
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I came with my wife and adult children on a visit to Chicago when my youngest was graduating Northwestern University, and this was his choice. Bright, breezy, fun and delicious. I recommend it.

Thank Familytraveller31
Reviewed 3 days ago

Like all LEYE restaurants, this location is well managed and adequately staffed. The sky lit dining room is cheery, especially during the darker winter afternoons. Very busy (I recommend reservations regardless of day and time to be safe). Menu is a nice mix of sandwiches,...More

Thank DonRicardoDos
Reviewed 5 days ago

Summer House Santa Monica gets a very attractive young clientele. It is very high energy. The food is very good and the prices are moderate. The menu is Mediterranean. The décor is lovely and is like a California ocean side restaurant, everything is white and...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chicago has become a routine visit for me, for everything from sister trips, to Christmas in City, as well as Lollapalooza. We stay at amazing hotels, and wander the city for endless adventures. The one thing that never changes... lunch at The Summerhouse! The amazing...More

Thank lisalreid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a fine restaurant. the food and setting were great. we had spring rolls, burrata, pomodoro, tostadas and salmon. All were quite good as were the drinks and service, though not cheap ($40 per person with beverages). the one problem was their ventilation system, which literally...More

Thank zinadog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in on a Sunday night. We made a reservation on Open Table. It said there was only one time spot left so we were grateful to snag it. When we got to the restaurant, there were many open tables which struck me as...More

Thank flash407
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returned to summerhouse with my family for a birthday dinner. Had a great experience last time and pleased to say still first class. Service was friendly & attentive, not intrusive. Food came quickly, was hot and good portions. Dessert was obviously cookies and didn’t disappoint....More

Thank Bahamas_sunsets
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sit outside if the weather is mild - it's still hard to talk surrounded by the young, vibrant crowd. Great Hummus appetizer served with interesting and generous veggies. Tasty mahi-mahi tacos that you can get vegetarian, plus several other veggie options. Others liked their trout...More

Thank gpgottlieb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant. Food is pricey but unique and delicious. Very bright and open atmosphere. Recommend a reservation several days in advance. We called a day ahead and they were booked. Must buy a cookie on the way out for dessert. They are...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner on Saturday, June 30. While eating dinner with my friends, we noticed a rat under the table next to us. We immediately alerted the waitress who let the manager know. She came back and said there was nothing they could do about...More

Thank Emmy F
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park
boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1954 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-5009
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-634-4100
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