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minibar
minibar
  • Address:
    3339 N Halsted
    Chicago, IL 60657
    Neighborhood:
    Lakeview / East Lakeview
  • Cuisine:
    Tapas / Small Plates
    Price: $30 and under

minibar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://minibarchicago.com
  • Email: info@minibarchicago.com
  • Phone: (773) 871-6227
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Tapas / Small Plates, American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: John Dalton (773) 871-6227

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Halsted and Roscoe
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from minibar
In the heart of Halsted Street is minibar, a full-service bar in a hip, "hotel lounge" envioronment. Designed by 2004 Vox/Out award winner Kaufman Segal Design, minibar welcomes you with beautiful lounge seating and dazzling bar features.

minibar's cafe enhances our mighty drink menu with a concentration on wines from around the world! Furthermore, you can fill up on a gourmet menu filled with bruschettas, cheeses and paninis brought to you by our own Stu Zirin. His culunary expertise has been the talk of the town for years. His famous gourmet dinners have consistantly been featured in many Chicago magazines and local papers. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "I had heard amazing things about minibar's brunch, "the food is great, atmosphere is fun, bottomless mimosas, great Sunday brunch spot"! 4 of my friends and I went there & the food was mediocre at best, the mimosas were never refilled (+ my first glass had black floaty things all the way through it), we were there for about two hours and had only three drop by visits all from a different servers, the food all looked like different colored mush, it took us about 30 min to get our check (while we sat with empty champagne and water glasses) and when it came it was all wrong but nobody could fix it for us because out "server" dropped it off and went directly out the front door and didn't come back for 20 + minuets. Very disappointing experience"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "I went for my birthday brunch this past Sunday after church. The reservation was originally for 10 but I had 14 show up and I was afraid some of my friends wouldn't be able to sit so I asked the server if we could get a few more place settings to squeeze in a few more and he said, "if you have more than what your reservation says then that's too bad because we are too busy to change your reservation last minute." I told the manager about the extra people and he promptly set about making space. So thank you for helping to make my birthday guests feel welcomed. The server however was slow in getting refils, didn't give us mimosa carafe replacements unless we asked multiple times and acted like we were a problem not his guests."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "It was nice and easy. The service was polite but sometimes difficult to keep up with the customers request, like maintaining water glasses full,etc. but overall it was a great experience. I would def go back."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "This is an amazing place to have brunch on a Sunday! The staff and good is outstanding! This is the only place I come to on Sundays!!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We had a very large group but everyone was very accommodating. Thanks for a great experience"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Been going to mini-bar brunch for several years and loved it. This was my first time back since the renovations which I found very dark and bland. I liked it better before. The noise level was way much higher than usual and we had to scream to talk to one another. When we went up to the buffet half the food was gone and took forever for it to be replenished. I have always loved this place and I am hoping this was just an off day for them. I will give them another try."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "Mini is doing a new Sunday brunch around the world featuring different cuisines from countries. It works really well!"
    Dined on 1/12/2014
  • "Great food and so much fun with the staff and great music!"
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "Mini bar was referred to me by a friend for great food & atmosphere and boy were they right. I had my birthday brunch here & my guests and I were pleasantly surprised. The food, atmosphere, workers, and drinks were great! I will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 11/17/2013
  • "Food was great, big variety for brunch. Mimosas kept flowing. We were seated in the basement, which felt like a dungeon, but was nice to get some stair activity every time we went for another plate of food :)"
    Dined on 11/3/2013
  • "We were informed about Minibar's brunch at the spur of the moment, so we made a reservation (a quick and simple online process) and had a wonderful brunch. Staff was friendly and attentive. The music was fun and energetic. We will surely be back for more when we return to chicago. Thanks Minibar."
    Dined on 10/27/2013