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Townhouse Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown / The Loop
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Wine Bar
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111 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606 (Monroe/ Adams)
+1 312-726-3676
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Frankly, we ended up here because we were looking for a place near the train station, not white tablecloth, that would book a reservation on Thursday for eight people at 6:30 for Friday. Other than the incredible noise from the after-work drinks crowd that made conversation challenging (which cleared around 7:30), we had a good time. Our waitress, Sarah, was... More 

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Thank Nancy E
Ontario, Canada
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stopped by on a whim, just before going to the Skydeck in Willis Tower, around 5:30 pm. They had a fabulous patio, which is pretty much shielded on three sides. We were seated very promptly, and our server was extremely helpful, and attentive. We were given a dish which was not quite warm enough, and we promptly received a full... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant and plenty of servers so service is quite quick with regular top ups of coffee and water. I ordered the cheese melt and asked for well done. I hadn't realized that this chef took well done to mean char grilled. I'm sorry but it spoilt my meal somewhat.

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Thank Leigh M
Hanover Park
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

You would think unsalted fries to be easy peasy ? Not here ? I work in the same building and wanted some fries with-no-salt to go. It came triple salted. Went back downstairs, no apologies from the server who originally took the order and guess what ? came back with super salty french fries!!!

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Thank Shreeni R
north east
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116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

we went here for happy hour and tried some of the beers. it was empty when we went but is modern and nice to sit at the bar. it has a business feel about it and think it would have a good atmosphere when its busy.

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Thank Jameshel
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Overall the restaurant was good. Food came out quick. The hostess and waitress was very nice. They handle our large party very well.

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Thank M P
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I enjoyed their small plates and specifically the jerk chicken sliders and sriracha calamari. It was a business meeting but the food distracted us... that is a GOOD thing. Would definitely come back.

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Thank Rich G
New Rochelle, New York, United States
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288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Stopped here for a Happy Hour with work colleagues. Like the open space and the seating. Good place to people watch. Didn't get a chance to try the food, but next time.

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Thank KC_Choi
Chicago, Illinois
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206 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Townhouse is solid, one of several similar options along Wacker Drive in the west part of the Loop. It's not great for a typical business lunch if you mind a little noise... the restaurant is lively and has excellent fare however so if the noise doesn't bother you I would go for it. We had a group of five and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

They offer a daily quinoa option, and it was Thai the night I was there. It was absolutely delicious. The building in which the restaurant is located is under construction which has caused the seating area to be smaller than normal so it is a little loud but the service is excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Wine Bar
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606
    (Monroe/ Adams)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-726-3676
Description
Featuring warm wood-paneled walls, beautiful hardwood flooring, an alluring wine wall, and floor-to-ceiling windows, this distinctively urban restaurant and wine bar provides an elegant yet casual feel, ideal for lunch or dinner.

Townhouse's uniquely designed menu offers a large selection of small plates, sandwiches, salads, and entrees to suit any taste.

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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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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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