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Emerald Loop

#182 of 7,702 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown / The Loop
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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216 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-4331
+1 312-263-0200
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Today
11:00 - 01:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 01:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:30
Sat 09:00 - 02:30
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Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its a decent Irish sports bar, drinks were a bit pricey. Standard fare but can't really complain, it's close to the hotel

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This pub was close to our hotel so ended the night here most nights. Food is great especially the boneless wings. The cocktail menu is small but boy are they strong! Great service and I'd highly recommend this place.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We asked our hotel where we could go for a quick bite, and he suggested Emerald Loop, right across the street from the hotel. The spinach artichoke was great and may have been the best I've ever had. We split a chicken wrap and salad, both of which were very good. The pub itself had a nice bar, and looked... More 

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New York
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here twice in 2 days, because it was open late and my picky eater liked the food. Waitresses were very nice, especially when kitchen messed up the order.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Desperately slow service, food ok. Called in for a quick lunch; it was significantly less than half full and we ordered sandwiches. After polite requests for updates sandwiches arrived 45 minutes after ordering. They were OK. No apology for lateness beyond an explanation - obviously untrue - that they were busy. Messed up our day as we were on a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An Irish Pub with a very limited selection of Irish dishes. Mashed potatoes were cold. Burger was dry. Avoid the "Wisconsin Cheese Curds". Scallops were a nice surprise as an appetizer. The hostess was rude and not helpful. Food was slow coming out, even at 5:30 on a Sunday. It was a real disappointment for a dinner before the show... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our flight was delayed so we didn't get to our hotel, the Wyndham riverfront, until 11:30 and they were closing their bar and restaurant at that time so they pointed us to Emerald loop which was right around the corner about 1 1/2 blocks. We felt safe walking there. The bar was packed because or exciting March Madness games but... More 

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Anderson, Indiana
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful and charming place to dine, located within walking distance from our hotel. Food was amazing and we will return someday in near future.

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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In town for concert and hotel advised and gave us a coupon for a free appetizer. Close walk from thewit hotel. Wait staff was friendly and waitress did a great job of keeping our drinks filled. Food was very good. Highly recommend the spinach and artichoke dip!

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Thank Jessica B
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were wandering Wacker Drive looking for somewhere to eat at 11 pm on a Tuesday night (we were staying at the Wyndham Hotel) when we spotted the sign for a bar and grill. So glad we did! Not only was the music good, the wait staff was friendly, the menu extensive and my chopped salad was the best I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:30
Monday
11:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:30
Thursday
11:00 - 01:30
Friday
11:00 - 01:30
Saturday
09:00 - 02:30
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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  • 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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