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Paramount Room

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Neighbourhood:
West Loop
American, Bar, Pub
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415 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-5514
+1 312-829-6300
Today
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Boston
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We met a friend for dinner here during a trip to Chicago and his recommendation was spot-on. This is not a fancy place - think pub atmosphere - but with truly outstanding food. The green bean appetizer was great - fresh green beans lightly fried - not too greasy and very tasty. We had a mix of dinners that were... More 

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Thank 85urquattro
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Seriously my three favorite things here. Everything on menu is honestly great. Small, intimate, casual. Kitchen is open late too.

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Thank ChicagoJ19
Chicago, Illinois
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114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

I am a huge fan of the hole in the wall, dive bar esque feel to the place. Plus, the menu is simple and nothing over the top. I had the Paramount burger which was excellent. However, it was not cooked medium rare but more medium well. With thin patty's, it is harder to achieve this type of cooking. Drinks... More 

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Thank MrInternational702
London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Nestled off Milwaukee Ave. ( It actually ends here ) you won't need a password for this speakeasy of the past. Superb menu staff atmosphere make certain to visit the lower level lots of hidden secrets here. Easy in out lots of parking off street my late night go2 kinda joynt !

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Thank Drew W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Called in late at night after the theatre. They were still doing fresh food and the waitress was lovely. Not too over the top but couldn't do enough for us. Only a small place but has a great vibe about it, dark lighting and good music. Plenty of friendly people at the bar, open till late, cocktails, draft beers and... More 

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Thank Sarah T
Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Great find. Great food. We tried the steak tartare, the burger, onion rings with an excellent tzatziki sauce. All very good. Interesting beer menu too. Well worth a visit and an short walk from the blue line.

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Thank Andyo5180
Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

They always have a great selection of craft beer on tap, plus the food is also really good! They have more than your average bar including poutine, steaks, and a really good Rueben. Plus you can't beat the $5 beer + a shot.

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Thank TravelNmh
Dublin, Ireland
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470 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

This Michelin Bib-Gourmand winner is a low-key, unassuming gourmet affair; from the exterior you'd expect it to be no more than a bar which serves food. Peruse their menu, take a drink at the bar and allow yourself the pleasure of being swept up in an unexpected gastronomic treat. The over-used & oft-abused term 'gastropub' comes nowhere near describing the... More 

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1 Thank FreshEire A
Chicago, Illinois
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120 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

I just moved to Chicago and stand in awe at the number of great restaurants the city has. However one particular place stands out from the rest, The Paramount Room. This place is the quintessential Chicago experience, hands down. Not forced or fabricated it is what it is plain and simple. It has all the charm and grit of a... More 

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1 Thank Demonsden
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

Beer, burgers, cozy, friendly, kitsch, casual, comfort food, tasty, fun, customer is king - did I mention, fabulous weekend brunch menu. I get hungry just thinking about it.

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Thank Donnajill

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-5514
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Loop
  • Neighbourhood: West Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-829-6300

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

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West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of dining and nightlife options. If your timing is right, you can take part in neighborhood events like the West Loop Farmers Market, Craft Beer Fest, or the Randolph Street Market Festival.
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