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About Maude's Liquor Bar

A sultry, intimate environment serving rustic French classics, fresh seafood and handcrafted cocktails. Guests can enjoy traditional French fare and Parisian-inspired dishes paired with classic drinks, French wine & champagne, and local beer.

840 W Randolph
Chicago, IL 60607
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French American

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Monday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday - Thursday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday - Saturday 5:00pm - 12:00am

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 243-9712

Website:
http://www.maudesliquorbar.com/

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please email events@maudesliquorbar.com

Maude's Liquor Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.5

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (44)
Romantic (39)
Fit for Foodies (33)
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Cozy (33)
Neighborhood Gem (28)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Special Occasion (27)
Creative Cuisine (23)
Handcrafted Cocktails (23)
Fun (20)
Hot Spot (18)
Authentic (17)
Worth the Drive (15)
Vibrant Bar Scene (15)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Casual (10)
Late-night Find (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Happy Hour (9)
Bar Seating (8)
People Watching (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Business Meals (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great Beer (2)
Seasonal (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Healthy (1)
Organic (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tapas (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Loved our servers suggestions! Wonderful experience, amazing food!

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·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food

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 (Miami)·Dined 4 days ago

We loved everything about Maud's and look forward to future dining there.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had a great time here last weekend! I went here with my parents and boyfriend for dinner on Saturday night. It was great food - superb service - and amazing atmosphere! BRAVO!

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Busy but comfortable. Great service. Excellent cocktails. Probably the best old-fashioned in Chicago. We had the onion fondue, pork paillard, and lobster cocktail. All were delicious.

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great food and amazing service. Would be a 5-star review, except... We had an 8:30 reservation on a Thursday and really never got seated. Decided to order at the bar, once seats opened up, after waiting 30 minutes past our reservation time. Staff really took care of us and appreciated our calm demeanor.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Food good but music too loud and restaurant generally noisy. Be prepared to shout to your dinner companions to be heard if you arrive at 7:30 or so.

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

Lauren the server was AMAZING!!! And Daniel the manager was beyond kind and hospitable!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Maude's is one of my favorites but my friend had never been there and she was thrilled with it - what a great place for grazing. We only ordered salads [I think they serve the best Lyonnaise in the city] and sides and it completely felt like a meal. Of course the noise level is high -as it is almost everywhere. I had forgotten to ask for a table upstairs, which is often much quieter.

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Wonderful food. Great service. My only complaint was the seating was very tight upstairs. Everything else about the atmosphere was spot on. We will be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Excellent meal. We shared the cassoulet and it was superb. Comfortable seating, easy to converse, and we were able to linger a bit without being rushed. Will definitely be back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 1, 2017

I took my wife here for our 1yr wedding anniversary. The food is always on point every time we come here. The only bad part of the visit was the waiter. When we explained to him that my wife and I aren't big drinkers but that we wanted some cocktails on the sweet side.
He made very poor recommendations. Didn't bother to explain any of the ingredients in the drinks. So we were left to our own devices. Luckily we made some pretty great random picks and everything was fine.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Great quality ingredients and knowledge wait staff.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Came to Chicago for a weekend gateway and took my boyfriend here for his birthday. It was absolutely incredible! The food, atmosphere, and service were all impeccable. Already recommended to another friend looking for a great date spot

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Romantic, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 22, 2017

My wife and I split the chicken, which was incredible moist and delicious. It was already quartered so it was easy to share. We got the smashed potatoes too which also were great. Started with Massachusetts oysters. Great.
Service was very good and staff very friendly. We ate at 730 on a Saturday. Good crowd but didn't have to wait. Was busier by the time we left. Would definitely recommend for a good French meal

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Cassoulet is a must

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Very romantic and perfect place to celebrate 35 years!
Love the unique drinks!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Was so happy they moved us downstairs. We were uncomfortably close to an awkward first date upstairs.

Food was amazing. Shaved vegetable salad a favorite. Gnocchi was great... salmon too. Always happy to dine at Maude’s.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Friendly, accommodating staff. Arrived early for our reservation, were seated right away. Wait staff very attentive, we never had an empty glass. Great menu suggestions, even checked ingredient list upon request for dietary restrictions. The food was excellent! Would recommend to anyone looking for seafood or french food.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great food and service. Thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Steak tartare was wonderful (and I was hesitant about getting it). Seats were packed a bit tight in the upstairs but great atmosphere.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

one of my all time favorites. I just love the food!

Tags: Fun, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Romantic, Authentic, Late-night Find
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 13, 2017

One of my favorite in the city. Always great food and service. Perfect cozy ambiance to escape the city outside :)

Tags: Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Romantic, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Food was great. Service was mediocre.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Food was outstanding. BUT it was very very loud; the tables were too close together; it was hot and the chairs were uncomfortable. Will not return.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Maude’s went above and beyond. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. They even made me a tequila cocktail even though it was not on the menu. It was a truly lovely evening.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Great food and atmosphere

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 (Omaha)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Awesome 32nd anniversary donner

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·Dined on October 5, 2017

Always a stunning meal with fab service. Never disappoints - it's a go-to for me.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Took a group of 6 for a business dinner, one of whom was visiting from France. He ordered two dishes from the menu (sorry, I can't remember which two) that he said are specific to the region of France where his mother is from, and as he ate them he commented how great they tasted and said it reminded him of his childhood and as he spoke he was actually getting a little choked up. Never seen that type of reaction at a business dinner, so it was really nice. And of course, everyone LOVED the cocktails but that's pretty much a given at this place.

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Love. This. Place. The best roast chicken and steak tartare. The shaved salad is wonderful. Sit, eat, and divine.

Tags: Organic, Authentic, Romantic, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 2, 2017

The good: Feels just like a bistro in France, very good drinks menu.
The bad: Oddly organized menu mixes appetizer portions with main course portions without much explanation. Server spent more time flirting with someone at the bar than waiting on customers, then screwed up our order.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Loved our dinner and the vibe of maudes. I had read on previous reviews that people weren't seated or acknowledged by the bar staff but we found the opposite to be true. Everyone was very attentive and service spot on. Love how the place is decorated. French and urban bistro without being kitschy. Excellent cocktails and bartendress. Had a Sauvignon blanc sancere with dinner. We shared the Bibb salad,fresh simple and delicious. My husband had the salmon and I had the chicken. Cooked perfectly. We shared delicious lentils and slightly cold frites. Ended with the fab Creme Brûlée and French press. Highly recommend

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

My wife and I went to Maude's for our 19th anniversary. We had a fantastic time. It was very romantic and the food was outstanding. I would highly recommend the steamed mussels. We will definitely be back.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the food offerings. Would love to see a slightly more expanded wine list. Nice atmosphere!

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Had planned to go to another restaurant but ended up at Maude's instead and so glad we did. Friendly professional and unpretentious service from moment we arrived and spoke with hosts to the servers and bussers that looked after us during our meal. Food was top notch classic french feel well crafted and made for a great night out. Patio seating was fun on their cozy outside area it is small but gives for good people watching and great atmosphere. We would go back for sure thank you to the team of chefs cooks dishwashers hosts servers bussers for giving us a great night out 😊🍷

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Gluten Free Options
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 21, 2017

This was our first time at Maude's and we absolutely LOVED it - cozy, intimate setting with outstanding food and drink options. Must go!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Authentic, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Great modern French cuisine. Loved both the pates. The breads were perfect.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 19, 2017

I absolutely love Gilt Bar, Donut Vault, and Bavette's, so I knew I would equally love Maude's and I do! The only reason I am giving it 4 stars as opposed to 5 is the lack of desserts. I die for the chocolate cream pie at Gilt and Bavette's and I thought I would be in for a treat at Maude's but when I asked for a dessert menu, I was told they only have 2 desserts, creme brûlée and chocolate mousse...that's it?! Sadly, I passed. Besides the lack of dessert, my meal was freaking awesome! I dined on the escargot and salmon. I have no words for the escargot besides BOMB. The bread was also amazeballs. The salmon was cooked to perfection and I almost forgot to mention the chartreuse smash....tasted as good as it looked.
I dined solo at the bar and had a great time chatting with the staff. They were great company!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Delicious, well prepared French food. Service was good. There is a vibrant bar scene and good ambiance. We also did not have to wait to be seated for our reservation, which is convenient for us. Limited wine list.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Steak tartare is a must!

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