HUB 51

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$30 and under
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American
HUB 51 is the River North creation from R.J. and Jerrod Melman, the younger generation of the Lettuce Entertain You organization. HUB 51 is a convergence of entertainment, nightlife, dining and social activity-much like the offbeat creations of LEYE were years ago. Striving to be at the heart of Chicago's social and dining scene, the attitude at HUB 51 is to expect the unexpected, a place offering unconventional perks, and outstanding food, drink and service in a spacious urban setting.
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.5
service
4.4
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Hawaii
12 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Pretty slow waited long time for lunch salads

MO
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

my favorite stay 5 stars

JL
Chicago
91 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Three words: Grilled Fish Tacos -- the best in the city!

RB
Chicago
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere. The waiter was attentive and really nice. Overall great experience

SE
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Some of the best food I’ve ever eaten; my group were all trying each others dishes. And the service was next to unbeatable!

CW
Omaha
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant has something for everyone. Sushi to Mexican to sandwiches and don't forget the amazing carrot cake. All of these were good. We tried a bit of each.
Our waiter was great and very accommodating.
We will definitely come back here on another visit to Chicago.

T
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Our waitress heard us wish our son a happy birthday and just brought out a cake at the end of our dinner.

JD
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Everything was fine except that ran out of french fries. Very disappointing at a restaurant that has a great burger.

M
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Busy place for a Sunday brunch. Innovative menu choices and endless mimosa's or ample bloody Mary bar. Try it!

JH
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, attentive staff for the most part, reasonably priced for area!!

JC
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The service was outstanding! Our server was helpful and very attentive. He recommended the bang bang cauliflower and it was amazing!!!!! We wish we had the recipe. On a side note, the busing staff were so efficient and on top of everything, particularly for a Saturday night.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience3

They were told it was one of the family members birthdays and nothing special was done during dinner. Waiter never came around and seemed disinterested/ lazy. Food was soggy.

A
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great, ambience was lively, and food was delicious

OT
Milwaukee
4 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

In town for the weekend for a Christmas present to my husband. Enjoyed brunch.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My times there was great!

V
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great for Valentines Day

VP
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

As usual, the offerings from Hub 51 were delicious. I had the filet mignon tacos with lettuce wraps. The steak was tender and juicy and just the right temperature. The dish was complemented with black beans, pico de gallo, guacamole and rice. My dinner companion had the chicken enchiladas stack and commented on how tasty her entree was. I ordered a slice of carrot cake to go, it was divine. Even though it was snowing pretty heavy, the place was packed, one taste let’s you know why.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was fantastic! I love the nachos

C
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

As always outstanding service and delicious food! I was hosting a business lunch. The music was way too loud to the point my one guess thought he was back at a Led Zeppelin concert. The server did have the music turned down but it was still a bit loud for a conversation. Good music again too loud for lunch and conversation.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience4

There was a hair in our appetizer and it was not comped. That’s just gross

DS
Chicago
45 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great food with wonderful service!
We were seated in an area that was not as noisy as the high top table area!

BL
Chicago
73 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Went for Restaurant Week but ordered from the menu. Chopped salad excellent as always. Fish in the fish tacos a bit dry. Could have had more stuff to put in the tacos. Others were satisfied with their entrees.

AR
Toledo
7 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We were in town

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place!

b
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and cocktails, friendly and efficient service.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the Brussels Sprouts Salad and the customer service is great as usual!

W
Philadelphia
54 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The chicken nachos do not disappoint. But the burger does.

OT
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food & fabulous

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great time and location for my moms birthday.

OT
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Took a half hour just to PUT IN our drink order. Slow and mediocre

OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Couldn’t believe the tequila was $23 plus a $2 pour. Not worth it and should have been told. Food was good. Waitress nice but was missing for a bit. Have been here several times and always good food but was a bit disappointed with what I mentioned above.

Going to try elsewhere next time.

A
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We were fully charged for the 1/2 off happy hour sushi. When we called the next day for a refund, they only gave us a gift card which was pretty annoying...other than that, pretty good spot.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

The waitstaff told us there were only 2 salmon meals left well after ordering (our table ordered 3) which wasn’t that big of a deal. Then another 5 minutes or so they came back and told us there was actually 1 salmon meal left because they were prioritizing a carry out order over our tables in dining experience. I go to the this place fairly often and this surprised me and was a bit annoying. Other than that everything else was good.

RB
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Normally I would give 5 stars but on this particular visit they messed up on our food - 3 orders of the nachos. My sister found a long strip of plastic in her nachos towards the end. Although the manager was accommodating it still left a bad taste in my mouth.

S
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service.
Great Food

OT
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Our server Jasmine was awesome. Food was decent but a bit overpriced for what u got. Drinks were not worth it at all.

J
Milwaukee
15 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We LOVE HUB 51!!! It never disappoints. The Bang Bang Cauliflower is the BEST!

OT
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Went to Hub with two friends for drinks. Server was attentive and friendly. I plan on returning in the future for food! I drank the Paloma which was delicious as well as their classic margarita.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Birthday Dinner

A
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding.

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