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Big Jones

5347 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2121
+1 773-275-5725
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (52 reviews)
“beignets” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5347 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2121
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So i stopped in today big jones today . Its been on my list for long time. This week a chef friend from south Carolina is cooking there . #chefbjdennis Outstanding is best word i can say. All of them top dishes . I look...More

Thank pitmasterphilw
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Make way for a new brand of cooking in Chicago. It's called "Southern Heirloom Cooking" and Big Jones is setting a hot pace. Depending on who you choose to believe, Big Jones is either the No. 1 restaurant in the city or No. 29. Co-owner...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Another place in Chicago that looks amazing, their dishes look great, but food its just good, not incredible. I order the cinnamon roll with bacon and tabasco, was ok, i would not order it again tho. And i had a latte, which was really good,...More

Thank Camila P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I reiterate my review from last year but this time it is on my route home and I have to hold back getting off of the Clark Bus to stop in. In Chicago, we are lucky to have so many talented chefs. Big Jones just...More

Thank EC145
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I don't really know what words to use for this review. The food "tasted good", but the overall details and experience were very very off. This is a restaurant with a very defined food theme "Southern Cooking". That typically bends towards some longstanding traditional flavors...More

Thank roger c
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Stopped in for brunch on a Saturday at noon. Made a reservation because we thought it would be busier but we didn't need it as the restaurant was maybe 60% full. I was surprised given the neighborhood, the fact that it was a beautiful sunny...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Greeted by a very nice friendly Host. Once we sat, a female server took care of us. It started with ordering drinks. We order 2 Mimosa and she offer a bottle and said it was a better deal, so that is what we ordered. Waited...More

Thank Downtown65
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This place was recommended by a local. The fried chicken was very good, and the skillet cornbread lasted the three of us about 30 seconds! One person ordered the gumbo and was very disappointed. It tasted burnt and was over salted. The restaurant did not...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Wouldn't normally think of Chicago for great Southern food, but the cooks at Big Jones know what they are doing. Sat at the bar for brunch and enjoyed great food and drinks. The fried chicken and biscuits are every bit as good as you've heard.

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Restaurant been around for ten years and apparently, some big awards for being a foodie place, James Beard sort of stuff but that's not what interested me. It was the southern food and the bourbon bar. Pretty big selection of bourbons and ryes, plus some...More

Thank zHojo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5347 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2121
  • Public Transportation: Clark bus, Damen bus (on Ashland), Berwyn 'L' stop on Red Line
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-275-5725
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