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Blue Door Kitchen & Garden

52 W Elm St, Chicago, IL 60610
+1 312-573-4000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (59 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
52 W Elm St, Chicago, IL 60610
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been here twice in two weeks, for breakfast with a friend each time. The first time we were absolutely in love with the patio and we had a great meal and ordered too much. I had the deuces, which comes with really delicious...More

Thank RBJB1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been an Art Smith fan for years. Our first time at his new place since Table 52 closed was slightly disappointing. The menu was good with a lot of interesting items. I had the fried chicken ( a trademark entree) and my wife had...More

Thank Albert C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an incredible night at Blue Door with friends and family and enjoyed the whole evening. We were seated on their patio, which is a hidden gem! Ordered the Carmelized Cheese, Little Farm on the Prairie Deviled Eggs and the MAC and cheese to start....More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what to say about this one. Morton salt is a strong salt. I saw a lot of kale go to the garage that night. The deviled eggs are not as good as you think, but they are beautiful.

Thank dpcrph
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad this place has reopened and it is beautiful the service was great and the food phenomenal. I love the salads! The sandwiches are great! Cannot wait to go back

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden gem. Perfect decor and lots of attention to detail. No gluten free menu but staff well versed in options.

Thank kjjj1987
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

3 of us went for dinner, and each had a fantastic meal. It's a small, comfortable restaurant, really pleasant bartender, and nice terrace/courtyard. We ate inside, though, which is nice too. Attentive server who was very helpful with selections. Pierogies were a great app. Their...More

Thank ksol
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went with friends for dinner, our server was outstanding and the food was excellent. We ordered the southern fried chicken and our server suggested pairing it with the marinated tomatoes which was perfect. The deviled eggs appetizer was tasteful and the chocolate pie was oh...More

Thank rblumen1
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is such a lovely little restaurant. The inside is lively and quaint, and the patio is delightful. Sitting on the patio is first come, first serve even if you request it when making a reservation, so we sat at the bar for about 30...More

Thank toujoursparis1
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Came in for an anniversary dinner with adult children, and were seated upstairs, in an elegant dining room, early-ish on a recent Saturday evening. One other large party was seated quite a ways from us, and we enjoyed a great meal, good company, in a...More

Thank Matayman
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 13:30
16:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 W Elm St, Chicago, IL 60610
    (Between Clark & Dearborn Streets)
  • Public Transportation: CTA Red Line Trains to Clark/Division stop #22 Clark Street Bus #36 Broadway Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighbourhood: Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 312-573-4000
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