Kaiser Tiger

4.6
259 reviews
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$30 and under
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Kaiser Tiger opened in May 2014 and has already been nominated as Best Bar by Time Out Chicago and named America's Number 1 Beer Hall by Jetsetter. Sausage, Bacon and Beer are the specialty at this bi-level indoor and outdoor space. Soft baked pretzels, gourmet sausage and unique bacon dishes are on offer along with a killer list of 24 craft beers.
In winter you can play Ice Curling in the beer garden.
This is the second venture by the guys who brought you Paddy Long's Beer & Bacon Pub in Lakeview.
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CL
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We were going to a show at the United Center and didn’t want to do the normal fast food before parking. So we found this place on here, and saw some good reviews. Decided to try it for ourselves, and man were our expectations met. Service was exceptional, and the food came out quickly. Highly recommend and definitely will be back again.

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London
2 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Most patrons were in the outside portion. We were pretty surprised by how slow the service was, and our server took a long time to arrive to the table, didn't offer coffee until we ordered about 15 minutes later, and checked in on us during the meal one time at the very end. Food was really good, but was disappointed by the slow, inattentive service.

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CM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We made a reservation for 6pm and showed up 45 minutes early and they were able to seat us early without a problem. Food was well worth the price, service was fantastic. Would recommend and would return again if in the area. They also offered a free shuttle to a concert we were attending after dinner!

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TA
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

My food was good but for the price I don’t think it was that good. Our waitress was awesome! We weren’t able to sit outside which was a bummer.

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

Meat! If you are a vegetarian, you will not be happy. We had the bacon grenades and sausage sandwiches. Fantastic. Great beer list too.

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BI
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great venue! We took a group of our customers and everyone had a wonderful time.
Food and service were fabulous!

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Free birthday shot of malort for my sister! Had a great time!

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F
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great meeting place. Awesome location. Great food and amazing beer selection. Service was outstanding. Warm and friendly environment. Cant wait to visit this summer and sit outside

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Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Mother’sDay

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 5ambience 5

The food was really REALLY bland. It also wasn’t very authentic for German cuisine, which isn’t a big deal, so long as it tastes good.

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Chicago
362 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 5

Great service. Food was a little meh 😼but maybe we didn’t order the right thing. The trout had a lot of flavor but was a bit overcooked in my opinion, and the zucchini had zero flavor. The vegan stew was good but the temp was not very hot/warm. Seriously tho the staff here is wonderful!!!

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RT
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food and friendly service- beer selection was great!!!

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f
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Service was good, no wait for our reservation. Food was ok. Sausauge ate like it was reheated, rather than cooked to order. It was very dry and mealy. The pretzel was big but stale. Liked the 5 oz pour in the ciders because I'm a light weight when it comes to drinking alcohol. Husband ordered the schnitzel and liked it. Fries were really greasy. Hard to have a converastion because the noise level is way high. Took advantage of their shuttle to United Center for a concert.

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LS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great outside patio and atmosphere! Tons of games and activities and the drinks are delicious.

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TJ
Chicago
33 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a great bar. Appreciate the varied menu items that go beyond standard pub fare. The blue cheese bacon walnut dipping sauce is to die for!

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s
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Craving Burgers and beer on a Tuesday? Head to Kaiser and keep the monthly rotational flowing. Must get the Bacon wrapped dates.

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

Great experience. Nice menu. Fantastic beer selection. Friendly staff. Shuttle bus to and from UC is awesome. Will be back!

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DK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great place... sausage is exceptional, nice choice in beer, great service, and a shuttle to United Center!

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Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very unique menu and great beer selection. It was our 2nd time with our same group and everyone wanted to make sure we came back. Great place!

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

Great time, as always!

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Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was excellent, as always.

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

Good spot for lunch before a bulls or hawks game

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AH
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Good was great. Wait staff was clearly over worked but nice. Beer selection is impressive. Would def come back.

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C
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Good atmosphere, decent service but the food was a bit of a disappointment.

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BS
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Get spot to go before a Blackhawks game

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B
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Cool, trendy restaurant and bar. Comfortable atmosphere and a friendly vibe. Food is very good, with a strong feel towards the hub of the meatpacking industry (not a real big salad place). Service is right on. Friendly and attentive, but not overbearing. Oh, and they have real outdoor Curling! You can drink and play an Olympic sport!

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CS
Little Rock
2 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

We went before a hockey game.
So glad we had reservations since it was pretty busy due to the game.
The food was great, extensive beer list, the shuttle to the United Center was super handy!

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P
Chicago
24 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Came for Hawks/Red Wings pre-gaming. Overall, excellent experience! Solid draft list, very meat-focused menu = yes, please! I find that our server usually has tables scattered throughout, so it appears that your server disappears for awhile but then returns. I guess it's their way to balance the crowd amongst the servers - a bit odd; but, I get it. I liked that a manager came by and asked how things were going. I will definitely return.

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CC
Chicago
37 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Food was good. We had several of the sausage sandwiches all very tasty. We had bacon wrapped dates as an app, also delicious. The large order of fries was HUGE and all the fries were very well cooked -- highly recommend everything. Service was (very) fast and efficient which was appreciated as we were pre-concert at United Center. The free shuttle service to UC was also very much appreciated, especially given it was 7F outside.

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LM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had such a great time here! Food is always fantastic and curlingwas a blast! Open fire pit s’mores were an added bonus. 😁

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P
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I've been to Kaiser Tiger 3x thus far and it just keeps getting better. Diana our server was top-notch, Brickstone brewery peeps were there handing out tastes of their beers, being their friendly selves and giving away merch - all for my first Hawks pregaming. The food was excellent - the bacon board is OUTSTANDING, as were their fries! In addition, a fine selection of craft beers on draft. Definitely a place you do not have to twist my arm to go to.

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KS
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friends were in town for a short visit and I know Kaiser Tiger would be a win because of the curling. It was so fun and the atmosphere is great. Our server was fantadtic, food was tasty, overall good luck.

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MT
New England
5 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Meal was good but left something to be desired. Skillets we’re potato heavy and could have used more meat, and the eggs were over done. Curling was fun but a bit underwhelming. Usually a great spot but seemed to be lacking a bit during our visir

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t
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 3

The only reason we went here was to do the curling - I had a reservation at 5 but when I explained that we wanted to curl she said I should be there at 4pm. SO we changed the reservation and got there at 4pm and there were NO CURLING slots open for hours. SO DISAPPOINTING. In addition - they should tell you that there is really no parking and that they only do ONE shuttle to the game - not several like other restaurants. Just felt like everything they said was misleading in one way or another. The food was decent - bar food - but did like how things were handled.

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TB
Detroit
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We arrived with a bigger group than anticipated and they were incredibly helpful in accommodating our entire group

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ML
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 4

It seemed like some food choices were leaps and bounds better than others. Decent beer selection and size for the price. Looks like a fun place during the summer just for socializing. The food is pretty poor though.

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JH
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food as always can’t go wrong with beer and bacon!

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NJ
Detroit
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Disappointed that the reservation was not for curling but only for a table. So take note that you have to reserve, pay, all in person and day of!

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OT
Orlando
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

Expensive yet fun. Great beer selection. Server beyond accomodative

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DK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun curling in the winter! Super helpful staff! Will def be back!

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