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Rodan

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1530 Milwaukee, Chicago, IL
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18:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 02:00
Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

If you looking for a nice hipster spot to grab drinks at night, this is the spot. Cool music and atmosphere. Closes around 1:45 am

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

Wow! We came in & chef Josh showed us such care & concern over hubby's dietary restrictions/allergies that he just created an appetizer & main course that was not on the menu - that did it for us:) * Josh had a friend pass away because of food allergy so he is very good about honoring that. It's a great... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014

We ate here on a Thursday night and I had no idea what to expect as my husband had picked it out as our dinner place. They were not busy at all and we were seated in a spacious booth. The atmosphere is sparse and not at all like the current reclaimed wood craze which I found refreshing. The vintage... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013 via mobile

A few friends and I met for brunch here. We sat at a corner table by the window, which I enjoyed. I was most excited about trying their Filipino dishes. I opted for the longaniza combo, which came with steak and an overeasy egg atop a scoop of rice. It was accompanied by some type of dipping sauce that contained... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

I'm not sure I "get" what this place is trying to achieve. It appears to be an Asian gastropub but there was a 1980s American movie projected on the wall. Came here with some friends and there were four of us. We sat towards the back and the decor was pretty bare and minimalistic....it wasn't the contemporary type of minimalism,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2011

Regardless of the day, I can always count on it being cool, dark, laid back and enjoy a great bite! Their Togarashi burger is amazing! So is their wasabi fries and anything else on the menu for that matter. Don't get me started on the BREAD PUDDING! They have a great list of beer, liquor and sake! They always have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2008

great as long as you can handle the assymetrical haircut and tom selleck mustance sunglasses crowd of bucktown

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2008

love the food. decor is modern.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2008

Surprisingly good food. Nothing super distinctive as it leans towards the 'pan' and 'fusion' descriptors, but surprisingly flavorful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2008

I used to live next door to this bar/restaurant! It's trendy, but sometimes you feel like that. Very mod decor (think video art) and asian fusion pub food (dumplings, wasabi fries). Plus they serve one of my favorite beers- Hitachino White Ale (floral- hints of lavender). It can get a bit too busy and loud, since it's really more bar/lounge... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
18:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 02:00
Thursday
18:00 - 02:00
Friday
16:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1530 Milwaukee, Chicago, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side

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