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Hofbrauhaus - Chicago
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
We go to Hofbrauhaus and endure high prices to get the German beer hall experience and good German dishes. The last couple of visits, the food quality has declined noticably, and Saturday, we heard rock and roll hits from the 70s, but only a few minutes of German music. I can pay less for Hofbrau beer and get better food at restaurants closer to home. They need to turn things around.
Great time! Great to hear live music!
Perfect, ambience was great, food was great, service was great, beer was great. What else is there?
Had a great time listening to live German Music. Authentic German food was delicious. Felt as if I were in Munich again.
Prost! Oktoberfest fun. Great beer great food and great music!
Park in the deck and enjoy. Within 5 minutes we were standing on our chairs having a blast! That was before the beer!
If you are naughty you can get spanked!
The band was great and I even danced with my lovely date!
Seriously we were there 2 hours before we realized we had not ordered food!
This is a place to draw it out and have fun!
We were there for 4 hours having fun.
The potato pancakes were great! Make sure to slather on the jelly!
The chicken Weinerschnitzel was awesome and my only complaint is the Schnitzel was cold!
Note to Hofbrauhaus! The quality of the sides matters!
If I was to rate the whole experience on a scale of 100 then it would be 110!
After all my date was a consumate comapanion!
Great job Hofbrauhaus!
Waitress was great!
Due to COVID we chose to sit in the tent, but the walls were completely down and there was no airflow. You cannot hear the music and you do not feel like you are part of the Hofbrauhaus. Also even though I have had good food there in the past, this was not the case this time. The Wiener Schnitzel was dry and hard, the pork shank did not have the right crust color. It looked old. The sausage tower appetizer was good.
Nice music, good service, ok food , excellent ambiance
Had an awesome time. The food was delicious. Would recommend the sampler plate on the appetizer section. The Hefe Weizen beer was great! Enjoyed the music while we ate.
Very loud but it was a Saturday night, so I guess I should know better. But the ambiance was boring and a very corporate interpretation of German food. The meals were kind of tough, reminiscent of shoe leather. Do better you guys
Great time with friends and family for a birthday. Service was awesome, food and drinks great like always.
Der Kellner Ernest ist super und nett. Der Zicke Zacke Band wast wunderbar auch
I have always enjoyed my stay at Hofbrauhaus. The servers are excellent, fast, and get the orders right. And I LIVE for their beer. I’ve been a long time vegetarian and they used to have this delicious veggie schnitzel plate but I have just discovered they no longer serve. This is upsetting because German food is as carnivorous as they get and it was nice having a meal that resembled German culture which I could eat. Now they only have a veggie burger, pasta, and Beyond Meat sausages that a vegetarian can order. I don’t eat meat nor products that resemble meat, so the sausages are out of the question. I ordered the pasta which was flavorful but it felt like I was eating at an Italian restaurant. I only wish Hofbrauhaus brought back the vegetarian schnitzel dinner so this vegetarian can enjoy the German ambiance with some German-like food.
This place used to awesome. They either changed cooks or something. Food wasn’t as good as it used to be and it wasn’t as fun as it used to be.
Even with Covid, it was till a really good time while celebrating Octoberfest.
Amazing! Went for friends birthday and they pulled out all the stops!
Later at night and service was slow. Got our beer order and tooK 45 minutes to actually get a food order placed. But overall good experience.
The service was very good. The beers and food was excellent
Oktoberfest is such a blast! We stood on benches, raised our steins, and danced the night away!
The Hofbrauhouse did an excellent job of following the Covid-19 safety guidelines. The food was excellent as always, the crowd was in the Octoberfest mode and it was overall fun.
Great drinks but the food could have improvement. Good service
Really different crowd for dinner than lunch. We literally saw men getting paddled and groups standing on benches taking shots off of boards. Nevertheless, the family had a great time and loved the live music and food!
Music was great!!! Waitress was the BEST!!!!
Overall was very good will return soon. Beer was very good
We had a blast at Hofbrauhaus! We had a group of ten, and I made a reservation ahead of time. The service was excellent, and we enjoyed the food and German beer. We ordered four of the larger appetizer platters and they were wonderful. We didn't even finish all the food, and we had three grown men with us. The waitress was excellent, and so friendly. The band was entertaining and very professional. It was a mix of German, pop, and Latino music. They got the audience involved with singing and dancing non stop. Everyone around us was laughing and singing. We cannot wait to go back. Make sure to check this place out.
Wife’s birthday. Everything was awesome!!! Well.... not when that paddle came out....good God man!!!!
The waitress we had had great personality was so fun and very engaging she made The Visit
Great for a good drink
Great time!!! Food , Beer, Music and staff were all Excellent 111
We love Hofbrauhaus and have been to several including the one on Munich. This one seemed more commercial. I was bummed you were out of beer to buy. Only able to get the large cans of larger. I will say the inside was awesome and our server was great.
Celebrated our 1 year anniversary of our trip to Munich for Oktoberfest at Hofbrauhaus and had a blast. Atmosphere was lively, music was great, waitress was engaging and food was terrific. We felt like we were right back In Munich, really fun night.
Great place to celebrate Octoberfest. Lots of room, tented outdoor heated seating. Very good food & drink and attentive service.
Appetizers, dinner and dessert were all great. Servers are genuinely nice and lots of fun! Live music was energetic and interactive. Great place to meet up with friends for drinks and delicious food!
It was a fun time a d the food was great. They had a gvery attentive wait staff.
Food was very good. Broad selection of entrees and appetizers. Service was solid. Beer and food prices are pretty high. Obviously paying for the ambiance and entertainment. Fun evening.
The Hofbrauhaus is always a special treat for my family. The food and service is always excellent. And the live entertainment keeps it a fun atmosphere. I give it my highest rating. I highly recommend!
Schnitzel was tasteless and dry. Spaetzel was tasteless unless you had a dish that was accompanied by gravy. German potato salad served cold. We were seated so far away from the band that we couldn't hear anything.( we were seated outside per our request but, advertising as an Oktoberfest you would have thought they would have had speakers. Service was poor. Barely saw server and when we asked someone for forks to share dessert, we never received them.
I like it reminds me of Munchen
The beer and food are excellent as is the entertainment. Lots of fun! Not the place for an intimate date though. So loud that it is difficult to carry on a conversation with table mates.
Hofbrauhaus - Chicago is rated 4.3 stars by 1287 OpenTable diners.
Hofbrauhaus - Chicago does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://ecommerce.custcon.com/Selection.aspx?c=3c5a7431-2172-4160-80e9-3138b458c6a7.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.