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Old Chicago

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$$ - $$$
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327 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
+1 218-720-2966
11:00 - 01:00
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Duluth at the hotel right next to this restaurant and went over here for supper one night. Very good menu, with a lot to choose from. Plus the beer was cold.

Thank ekhomme
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old Chicago is a hidden gem in Duluth's Canal Park. The service and food is always good. This restaurant even though it's a chain definitely has a Duluth flavor inside. Full menu options with a large selection of local craft beers as well as old favorites!

Thank Mike C
Winona, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Table was dirty when we sat down. Waiter not rude but not friendly. Pizza had no sauce. My daughters glass of water had black stuff in the bottom of it and bartender was unapologetic for the water.

Thank reddogg61
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Came to grab a bite and food was ok. Most annoying was the 3 fruit flies that kept flying between mine and my husbands beer - pretty annoying when it landed in the beer. Need to do something about the fruit flies.

Thank Sherri F
Reston, Manitoba
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Very casual atmosphere, but it worked well and the place had a great vibe as soon as you walk in. Pizza was top notch, look forward to visiting this establishment again !

Thank BJC_84_1
Duluth, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I am from Duluth and very rarely feel compelled to leave reviews for restaurants, but after a particularly bad experience today I decided to leave one. I have been to this particular Old Chicago a few times and have never received excellent service. I was with a friend today and we had a buy one entree, get one free coupon.... More 

Thank Jennie B
Two Harbors, Minnesota
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

A huge menu and great apps will make you return even if the staff is often slow and complaining about being at work. The menu offers something for everyone... apps are tasty and you can't go wrong with a calzone. Fun stop after a sports event.

Thank rgillMinnesota
Red Wing, Minnesota
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The pizza's looked great. The spaghetti pie was wonderful. The service was really good as well. We really enjoyed.

Thank elenacolmenero2
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have to commend this restaurant because Duluth is expanding in the type and quality of restaurants but we keep visiting Old Chicago because it's a fun place. Nothing fancy, really, but it's the place my husband and I go to for good pizza, good drinks, and for playing trivia. We stop there every time we visit Duluth, which is... More 

Thank Barb G
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Come here every year when passing through Duluth on vacation. I've been to many Old Chicago's and for some reason the food tastes best at this location. Nothing too fancy or over the top but it hits the spot. Servers are friendly and restaurant is clean.

Thank Jason M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-720-2966

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