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Emerald Loop

216 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-4331
+1 312-263-0200
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (45 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-4331
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my husband who was in Chicago on business. Got there at 5:57pm - happy hour ended at 6 yet server wouldn’t give us special. The poutine was fantastic. Black and blue burger was not that great - the bottom bun broke due to...More

Thank Shena D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seated promptly on a Monday evening. Service very slow, but our waitress appeared to be working hard, maybe understaffed that night? Husband had meatloaf and REAL mashed potatoes, stated the meatloaf was one of the best he's ever had. Daughter had a burger which she...More

Thank ConnieandTom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service received here for our family. Very accepting of having the kids there on a busy afternoon. Drinks were refreshing and the waitress was very friendly. Snacks were also cheap and delicious. Highly recommend the quisedias. Happy hour late afternoon don't miss It!

Thank belinda m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start?! The service was outstanding... we were seated promptly and the place was hopping busy. Unbelievably, the food was even better than the service! The roast chicken was succulent and tasty (recommended by our server) and the brisket was the best I've ever...More

Thank easterndixie
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Didn't spend a ton of time in here as it was getting late. Didn't eat just cocktails, typical Chicago prices.

Thank Ryan Q
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The place looks great from the outside and even nicer on the inside. Great atmosphere, lighting and décor. Lots of tables and plenty of room. I had the best Corned Beef sandwich I've ever had. Huge chunks of meat and melt in your mouth. Waffle...More

Thank peatoes
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We were there for a quick dinner prior to a beer fest. It was loud and we were seated at a high top table. The seats had no back and after a while they were uncomfortable. My husband got the fish fry and I had...More

Thank Grablinmathrules
Reviewed 7 February 2018

I flew into Chicago and took my daughter and her 10 university friends to dinner. We had excellent 'bar' good, service was very attentive and the management team took great care of all of us. Excellent value for money (approximately $20/person) and everyone left completely...More

Thank Walter G
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Was in Chicago with a group of friends for the weekend and staying in a local hotel.This bar was a perfect base for the group, the staff got to know us quickley and were very helpfull, it was our first time in the city and...More

Thank JMul2018
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Fun, welcoming atmosphere and good food and drinks. You can't go wrong here! This is an excellent dinner choice.

Thank restlessinrichmond
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-4331
  • Public Transportation: CTA bus (134, 135, 136, 145, 146), Red Line train (State & Lake), Brown Line train (State & Lake), Green Line train (State & Lake), Purple Line train (State & Lake), Orange Line train (State & Lake), Pink Line train (State & Lake), Metra train (Millennium station), Cabs plentiful
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-263-0200
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In downtown Chicago, locals and tourists have a place to call their own: Emerald Loop Bar & Grill. Our American Irish roots are infused in everything from our hospitality to our atmosphere, but our menu was designed with everyone in mind. That means you can find everything from Irish classics to American fare, and even some surprises in-between. Best of all, we’re fully stocked on the best craft beer and cocktails you can get your hands on. So, whether you’re stopping by for our lunch specials, happy hour deals, or even a private celebration in our event space, we’re here to make sure you have everything you need at your fingertips.
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