Broadway Cellars

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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Since 2006, Broadway Cellars Bar and Grill has become the spot on Broadway where Edgewater residents find a second home. Warmth, hospitality and darn good food combine to make Broadway Cellars the Northside's favorite American Bistro.

Our philosophy is simple: find great products, offer them at fair prices and provide outstanding service. Whether you stop by for a casual dinner or special occasion, a glass of wine, a great burger with a cold craft beer or one of our fun-filled events, you will enter to our smiles and leave with one of your own. Welcome to Edgewater's place where "everybody knows your name."
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KF
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! Food always good, servers on point and super friendly!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Nice neighborhood restaurant to grad a casual lunch or dinner with friends. Staff is always so nice

c
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Broadway Cellars is a comfortable, welcoming environment with great service and very good and satisfying comfort food with gourmet twists. It's and excellent place for dates and gathering of friends or family. I'm always happy to return.

DC
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The special chicken limone entree was superb. The wine selections outstanding. The service was attentive, friendly and gracious-
A perfect venue with a neighborhood ambiance

S
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Our server Ninos made our first visit to Cellars a hit. We'll definitely be back!

OT
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall1food5service1ambience2

Man, the food is soooo good but the service soooooo terrible

FW
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s been a while since we’ve been here, but it’s always consistent. Haven’t been there for brunch in a very long time. Love the new menu. Everyone at the table got something they really enjoyed. Absolutely love the bottom less Mimosa’s or bloody Mary’s for $10. Well worth it. Service was excellent, other than had to ask for a refill on coffee. Definitely added to our go out for brunch list, it will be much sooner than later than we return. Highly recommend.

JS
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Perfect for a casual and relaxed come as you are brunch. Friendly attentive service. Delicious fresh food. Very good coffee.

KS
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

had been here for brunch, and was happy, so wanted to try it for dinner...it was very good also.

G
Chicago
27 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’d never taken advantage of the half-price wine night at the Cellars, but we’re glad we finally did! We really enjoyed the root vegetable pot pie. We may make the Cellars our new spot.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food. Reasonable.

DM
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience3

The only thing I would complain about is that the food is heavily salted.

AZ
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Our second visit to Broadway Cellars and it was just as good as the first. It has become our "go to" neighborhood restaurant!

m
Philadelphia
21 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

It was a busy Sunday brunch. Our server was very pleasant and engaging, at first. We noticed that all the wait staff were moving quickly and focused on the mission. My host, who has dined there frequently suggested they may be short staffed because the service was less than what they had become accustomed to. My crab Benedict was very good and she enjoyed her French toast. I recommend a reservation for Sunday brunch and patience.

LS
Chicago
26 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cellars is my favorite neighborhood place. Always good and have a nice menu.

KM
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were very happy to enjoy Andy's guitar performance.We also appreciate the kindness of the staff.
Thank you pressing the shutter.The sandwich was also delicious.

KP
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friends and I always LOVE coming here. The staff is amazing:)

BG
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server and bartender (He took care of us in both areas) was excellent! He made a wonderful Makers Old Fashion. Attentive and cheerful in demeanor; we could not have asked for better service in the bar or the restaurant. My group was there for a bit of a reunion. My best friend from High school, two of my high school professors, and my husband. It was great!

MW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Had been there several times for cocktail at bar, brunch, wine sampling events. Have sat at bar, patio, and dining room. Have never been disappointed. Yesterday my husband and I went with friends from Washington. We enjoyed our brunch and bottomless mimosas But, don't get to see each other very often so spent a lot of time chatting after we were done eating. We were not rushed at all! Really appreciated the consideration. My personal favorites: the Personal trainer with salad, or, the bacon carbonara!
Thanks.

MA
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service. The waiter was nice and always made sure we were good.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food here is amazing! My boyfriend and i treated his mom to brunch and this was a great spot to take her. The brunch menu has a variety and the price is spot on. Definitely recommend a reservation cause it was packed when we came. And they have bottomless mimosas and Bloody Mary.

JS
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Meh. Boring avocado toast and greasy burnt potatoes for brunch. Mimosas were not good - how can you mess up a drink that only has two ingredients? Third time dining here was not a charm.

MS
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our brunch at Broadway Cellars was wonderful. Our hosts, Tom and Geri Foley were welcoming, as well as all of their staff. Highly recommend for brunch or any meal of the day. 😊

C
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience1

The restaurant was very hot and stuffy (which has been the case when I've visited before). They need to regulate the temp better in summer especially. The restaurant has solid tasting food so I still give it 3 stars overall though the menu needs some more variety and updating as it's been the same for quite a long time and given I live near by I visit usually once a month. The restaurant would be better if they're open to some relatively easy changes.

j
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Perhaps the best supper club style of resultant in chicago . I have lived here 20 years and a resultant that is intimate enough to know your name and serve excellent good is becoming harder to find at a price point anywhere near the values of BC . They have every ability to become a higher end stop but they stay in a niche that a restaurant lover dreams about. I kid you not.. BC is one of the best restaurants in Chicago and that is a mighty big title.. go , enjoy and pass it on !

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was very tasty and service was excellent.

M
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Took friends who were never their and they loved the restaurant. The service was wonderful and the food terrific

B
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall3food3service1ambience3

The food was pretty common and not extremely flavorful. You could go to any diner or bar for less money. Our waiter was surely drunk on the job. He smelled of alcohol, couldn’t get anyone’s order correct, over-filled and spilled our mimosas onto the table (which, thankfully they have covered in brown paper cause that’s classy?) and even over charged me for my food: even though my receipt total was $26 I was charged $28 before I could even provide a tip, which already wasn’t happening but that sealed the deal for me.

SP
Chicago
28 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The second visit to this restaurant. the first visit was so good had to go back. We weren't disappointed. We all had a great time and great food.

F
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and staff are always fantastic.

t
Chicago
33 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We come here often, like the casual atmosphere, the different rooms, the great selection of beers, and the 1/2 off any bottle of wine night, Tuesdays. The food is always fresh, well prepared. The plates are basic, no attempt to be uber-gourmet, and the prices are friendly, fair, portions substantial. Wait staff is attentive or unobtrusive as you want them to be.

SR
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first time there, and I was very impressed. The service was excellent -- efficient and friendly. The food and drink are high-quality and reasonably priced. There is ample space between tables, and you can easily converse with your table partners without shouting. They take reservations. I'll definitely be back.

JE
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We had a good dining experience at this restaurant. Our food was good and the service is very pleasant. The only draw back is the place is messy inside - as if people just shove things out of the way and they accumulate all over the place. Like going into someone's home that might be clean but you can't tell because it is messy.

BB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My go to neighborhood brunch spot. Fast and friendly service. $10 bottomless mimosas and bloodies. I have never had a bad meal there. My personal favorite is "The Grump" crab cake benedict.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Always great food. Server was a little goofy. Forgot several things and spilled on the table multiple times refilling drinks. But all in all a good experience and great food.

D
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and delicious food! Staff was extremely attentive and helped accommodate our big group.

JD
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was great

FM
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great Sunday brunch place! Menu items were interesting and varied. Dylan, our server, was attentive and knowledgeable. We'll be back...often!

LG
Chicago
76 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Neighborhood gem. Broadway potatoes are well seasoned. Service was good.

DS
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great food once again. Restaurant was maybe 1/2 full but we waited quite a long time for our server to come to table. Waited even longer for him to bring our drinks ( had to remind him 2x). Had to grab him to place order. Food orders came out super fast and were delicious.
First somewhat bad experience we’ve had. Everyone has a bad day so we will try it again