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Standing Room Only Chicago

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610 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605-1840
+1 312-360-1776
11:30 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:30 - 20:00
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I though Standing Room Only would be crowded and have a Broadway theater theme. Wrong and wrong. Above our table was a cool photo of the Chicago Bears at the 1985 Super Bowl . On the wall across us was memorabilia from the Chicago Cubs, the reigning World Series champions. And SRO was not overly crowded--about two-third full, with lots... More 

Thank IndyJim49
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place has fantastic cheese fries, excellent customer service (no tips, they actually pay their staff well) and great jazz music on at all times. Plus the old Chicago sports memorabilia is a treat for any fan.

Thank JBG_Travels
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Best chicken caesar salad in Chicago! Order with double anchovies to take it up a notch. And, with a drink only $12 - great bargain!

Thank Charles A
North Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This place has your classic home owned burger joint feel to it. On those days I need food between classes i know i can run to SRO grab a burger some cheese fries and catch up with what I missed on ESPN all at the same time. This place is great.

Thank Marcus P
Chicago USA
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141 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I usually call in an order and the guy on the phone always says 5 minutes-and he's always right. I order either the Rib Eye steak sandwich with well-done fries It has lettuce tomato and grilled onions and a geneous helping of crinkle-cut fries....or the excellent juicy Italian beef (with fries). If I am seriously hungry then it is the... More 

Thank Norris A
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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153 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent lunch stop in Printers Row. Good selection of burgers and other sandwiches. Fries are excellent. Has outdoor seating if you desire that. Great place

Thank Robert S
Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Standing Room Only is a good place for sandwiches in the Printers Row area of Chicago. They have a different fresh soup every day, seasonal chili, and great sandwiches. I like their hot dogs, Cajun Chicken sandwich, and the "Boss" burger which is served with pepperjack cheese on a pretzel roll.

Thank Terence F
Phenix City, Alabama
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Convenient location, friendly staff, nice atmosphere. Food was fresh and delicious. Prices are very reasonable. Had a huge Gyro plate with small salad for only $12. Would definitely visit again.

Thank V C
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2013

On a recommendation called in for a typical Chicago hot dog. Had all the trimmings. It was ok but nothing spectacular.

Thank TonyandWendy12
Chicago, IL
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Fun atmosphere with Chicago Sports history, but they have the best Chicken sandwiches in Chicago, hands down.

Thank Chicago_Loop

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 20:00
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  • Address: 610 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605-1840
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-360-1776

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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