Chicken and Farm Shop

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4.6
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305 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American
A short strut from Chicago’s Restaurant Row, Chicken and Farm Shop serves up free-range Amish birds, which are marinated overnight, steamed and then cooked over charcoal on a special rotisserie. Head Chef James Garron uses the same birds to whip up comfort classics like chicken and waffles and a fried chicken sandwich. In a space taking inspiration from 1950s American general stores, guests enjoy a fun, casual setting while dining on indulgent eats and a rare taste of rotisserie in Chicago.

Specials

Weekday Dirty Happy Hour

Satisfy a mid-afternoon hankering for beer and beef at our Dirty Happy Hour. Every weekday from 2pm to 5pm, dirty burgers, dirty cop out (veggie) burgers and draft beers are $5 each.

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: February 28, 2019

Ends: March 1, 2118

Availability: Mon-Fri 2:00PM-5:00PM

What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
7.5

Chicken & Farm Shop is one of the casual restaurants in Soho House. It shouldn't come as a surprise that chicken is the main attraction.

Ratings 7.0-7.5:These are your neighborhood standbys - the places that you’ll happily hit for some pasta or a quick salad, but not a restaurant you are bringing your parents or (god forbid) a date to. The true embodiment of good but not great.
What 305 People Are Saying
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JF
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Chicken and Waffle was fantastic!!! Great ambiance and location.

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Miami
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 5service 3ambience 3

It took a while for someone to greet us so we were standing there for a little bit. The food definitely made up for this as the chicken and waffle were great! I highly recommend ordering that if you go. I will definitely be going back!

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Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent food! Always a great experience: service, food and ambience. One of my favorite spots!

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TT
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Fresh tasty food and you don't have to worry about food allergies because they cook preparing your food with thought in mind! Staff very nice and welcoming...not much of a sports at but there are a couple of tvs if you want to catch a game. The place is for good dining and conversation.

I had the quarter chicken with fries plus the warm brownie for dessert and my dinner date had the original fried chicken sandwich.

The chicken free range roasted chicken and it was good. It didn't take long for the food to come out. The chicken sandwich was huge!!!! Two chicken breast fried to perfection and the sides are sharable if you choose too. The brownie was ok we could have passed. Overall cost $56 including two cokes.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great sides

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TS
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

This was our first time visiting Chicken and Farm Shop. The host seemed confused when we got there. They were not overly crowded. We got our water right away and then had to wait a little bit to order. We ordered 2 chocolate shakes as well as the whole Rotisserie chicken dinner. It took almost 20 mins to get our shakes and they were awful. They were over blended and like Luke warm chocolate soup.
The dinner was tasty. We do wish they offered traditional sides like mashed potatoes and gravy.
We most likely won’t be back.

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RV
Minneapolis
26 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the atmosphere and the food was so delicious!

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WK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, everyone was really happy with what they ordered in our large party. Waitress was great and attentive.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Brunch was phenomenal!!!

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T
Chicago
30 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Jamie was excellent!!

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C
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Rotisserie chicken was amazing! Will definitely visit again.

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TM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is phenomenal. We had chicken and waffles for brunch. The chicken was cooked to perfection, the waffles were outstanding!

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D
London
5 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The chicken nuggets are absolutely amazing! And old fashioned’s are Great!

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E
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always amazing. Delicious, giant portions, great service

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LL
Anchorage
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Unbelievable food! The Chicken & Waffles is fantastic! The wife had the Chicken Benedict and she loved it. Awesome Bloody Mary’s and a fantastic Old Fashion. Bottom line: awesome food and fantastic cocktails served by a great staff.

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KH
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and great service! I tried the dirty chicken sandwich and my husband ordered the quarter rotisserie chicken. Both were delicious! Fries and biscuits for our sides to share were plenty. Full bar with plenty to chose from. We will definitely be back and would highly recommend!

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AS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 4

Food was amazing however we did not get great service. Our waitress was not at all engaged or interested in helping us and even yawned loudly as I was giving her my order. The food was good and I'll definitely be back but service was less than ideal.

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LD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Start by saying I am a proud 'foodie' so have eaten at a LOT of places. This is literally the best chicken and waffles I've tasted in my life. This restaurant is a MUST experience.

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Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Amazing food. Every item was packed with flavor

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

The food at chicken shop is delicious. Everyone at our table was satisfied. The service on the other hand, wasn’t the best. We were immediately greeted and orders taken right when we sat down which was nice, but we didn’t see much of our waiter the rest of the night. There were six of us friends getting together for drinks and dinner but once we ordered the first round the server never came back to offer more drinks. We sat at the table for almost three hours and never got his attention until it was time for the bill. When he said “can I get you guys another drink” it was too late.

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Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

So delicious no complaints at all from me!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Casual atmosphere with great food. Service was good.

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MB
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is always consistent

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F
Chicago
33 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Chicken and waffles were excellent, the buffalo chicken sandwich was decent but not great.

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c
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

It’s fine, I guess, but nothing particularly outstanding.

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r
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food good people. Always great to come here to eat

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l
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

I had the chicken cobb and it was flavorless. It had rotisserie chicken added but it’s not really fun to be digging bones out of your mouth unexpectedly. Tomatoes were mealy, and the two pieces of bacon were hard to chop fine on the plate and the dish really needed that extra texture. My dining partners also didn’t rave about their food. I’d skip it. It’s loud and nothing great.

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RJ
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Loved the chicken and waffle. Cocktails leaves much to be desired.

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r
Seattle
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Awesome chicken and waffles . A little loud and close quarters but great food at reasonable price, especially considering the neighborhood.

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Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Food was overpriced and greasy. No flavor.

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PO
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great vibe. Cool intimate space. Fast service and delicious food. This was a great find for our group of 5!

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Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Amazing food at a very fair price! We were first table in for the day, so getting our food was a little slow, but well worth the wait. And it allowed us to have some amazing coffee followed by a drink!

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JK
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome chicken sandwiches, awesome service, awesome ambiance, and awesome valet parkers who held umbrellas over us on a rainy March day! Thank you!!

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food would have been perfect, but it wasn’t hot. Service was good. I would go back.

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PE
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

So good! Best chicken in the city (said my SO who has tried it all), they do spicy and sweet accompaniment very well. Service was great.

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AP
Chicago
36 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a go to brunch spot for us. Always awesome.

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SG
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went out for the movie trivia show, which was a lot of fun. The drinks, especially cocktails, were superb and the chicken sandwich was so delicious. We ate the chicken the waffles all in one sitting. Would definitely come back!

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E
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Limited menu. Very goode drink menu. Food was excellent. Goode assortment of tasty vegetables to chose from.

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BS
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Soho House is a great spot and the Chicken & waffles = 🔥at the Farm Shop

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MS
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 4ambience 2

Overall our experience was great with a couple of issues that would be easy for the restaurant to correct.
The issues relate the volume of the music and the fries! First, couldn't talk at all because the music was blaring and I mean blaring!! Not just loud but out of control loud. The host said that was the policy per management. Plus the speaker was broken so there was a terrible twang to the beat. Second, food was great except for the soggy french fries.

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