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About Chop Shop

An authentic salumeria and gourmet butcher shop offering an assortment of quality meats & cheeses from around the world & local farms. Beverage program features craft beers, cocktails and a globally influenced wine list. The restaurant/bar draws from the Chop Shop’s seasonal items to create an evolving menu.

2033 West North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Steak, Italian

Hours of Operation:
Restaurant
Mon–Tue 5:00pm-11:00pm
Wed-Thu 11:00 am–11:00 pm
Fri-Sat 11:00 am–12:00 am
Sun 11:00 am–5:00pm

Butcher/Deli
Wed-Sat 11:00am-6:00pm
Sun 11:00am-5:00pm

Cross Street:
Just west of the Six Corners Intersection at Damen

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(773) 537-4440

Website:
http://www.chopshopchi.com/

Entertainment:


For live concerts & other performances in the 1st Ward Event space see: http://chopshopchi.com

Catering:
Chop Shop can provide a multitude of food options for many kinds of party needs. We provide anything from Homemade Italian Meatballs or our Signature Italian Sausage to Sandwich trays with anything from our Deli.

Parking Details:
Street parking is available

Public Transit:
CTA Blue Line Damen Stop. CTA North Avenue Bus, Milwaukee Bus, Damen Bus

Executive Chef:
Adam Grandt

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Designed by event professionals, the 1st Ward is a 6,000 square foot, fully customizable event space that can be tailored to meet any client’s individual needs. Housed inside the Chop Shop, the space features 20’ ceilings, exposed brick, built-in amenities including a state-of-the-art audio/visual package, modular staging elements, a guest suite and a professional on-site production team. The space also offers in house food and beverage service from Chop Shop ranging from passed appetizers to family and buffet style dinners.

The 1st Ward event space accommodates corporate, social, and entertainment planners in the marketing, art, film, automotive, music, fashion, culinary, and philanthropic communities.
Capacity: 175 seated, 450 standing, 225 theatre style

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Details
Sun 12:30PM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 4:00PM

Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 7:00PM 7:45PM - 10:00PM

Fri 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:30PM - 10:30PM

Sat 12:30PM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 3:00PM 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:30PM - 10:30PM

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Chop Shop Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
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Neighborhood Gem (3)
Fun (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Casual (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Cozy (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Live Music (2)
People Watching (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Local Ingredients (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Great Beer (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Live Sports (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Special Occasion (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Tables not good for high chair, food mediocre.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

I have been to Chop Shop a handful of times and it has been really good. Went back Saturday with friends and it was certainly not bad but it wasn't as good as it has been in the past. Everything seemed to be really salty, outside of the amazing butcher board that we got. Our server was a little absent when we first sat down but by the time we were ordering she was much more attentive and helpful.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Had a great meal during restaurant week! Service, cocktails, and food were all spectacular.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Food was good. Our server was nice. It was Sunday brunch & there seemed to be a bottomless mimosa option which was not mentioned to our party.

Tags: Comfort Food, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Always a great meal! Love to go to the Chop Shop when we are in Chicago! Great burgers and the Hanger Steak is fantastic!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years eve

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Awesome place with great food. Very pleasantly surprised...it was a real treat.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Casual, Afternoon Tea, Fun, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Butchers Board had a collection of awful meat and cheese, can only think they use thus menu item to sell whatever is about to expire from the butcher shop.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Went with a group of friends. Everybody enjoyed their meal. Our server, Tina, was he best!

Tags: People Watching, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Went to hear a wedding band!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great place for brunch, everything was served hot, our server checked back often to make sure we had everything we needed, a bit noisy, but overall a great experience, and the food was delicious!

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I liked the Chop Shop. The food was great. I highly recommend the butcher’s board as a starter. The space is beautiful and edgy. And the service was efficient (the right dishes came on time etc). There was something off about our server (overwhelmed? still learning? attitude? I could not figure it out) but I want to believe this was an one off thing. I am going back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

What a pleasant surprise. Stopped here for a quick bite. Great burger. Shishito peppers and the Brussels sprouts also very good

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Attentive Staff and Quality dishes makes this a go to destination for a fun night out for dinner. They also have a Music stage for entertainment after dining - seperate enclosed room.

Tags: Great Beer, Good for a Date, Authentic, Hot Spot, Casual, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Live Sports, Live Music
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Wings were terrible, whatever glaze/Sauce they used had little to know flavor. Fries were oily and undercooked. If you can't cook fries , doesn't give me much confidence. First and last time eating there.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Sadly I was disappointed in ChopShop. The outdoor space was very cool, great ambience and bocce is fun. However the service was horribly slow, the food had virtually no flavor and the cocktail was terrible. They need some improvements.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 31, 2017

Colleen was a fantastic server. Super thrilled with the menu and couldn't have been happier with the bartender and bar-back, super helpful and ultra kind. Thank you so much! We shall be back!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 28, 2017

The food was good but at 10 pm, they only serve a very limited bar menu.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Husband had the rib eye special and he really enjoyed it. I had the gnocchi without the brussel sprouts which was very flavorful with the heirloom tomatoes and pecorino. Our waiter was very attentive and ready with suggestions. the Manhattan's were nothing special and the rose wine a little drier than I'd like, but that wasnt their fault. Noise level wasn't too bad initially, but the band's were doing sound checks and I imagine it would get loud later in dining area. Overall a fine experience - would probably return if in the area.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 5, 2017

We are Chop Shop regulars, but were disappointed to see the steak wedge salad get dropped from the menu. Also, there was a bone in my chicken and the waitress didn't seem to care. Some improvement needed.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 8, 2017

Service was incredibly slow and the steaks were good, but not worth the price. Will probably not return.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 5, 2017

Food was delicious and food was great

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Birthday dinner for our friend

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Amazing food

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 (Detroit)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Very cool place, disappointed in the meal, we went for brunch lobster Benedict was terrible sour and odd tasting, the breakfast sandwiches were okay nothing a special.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Went in the for a special date night with my wife. Had the buratta and split the steak. One of the best steaks I've had in the city. Simply amazing. The buratta was great too. We liked it so much that we came back two days later when my parents were in town and also had amazing food (Sunday Brunch type food).

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Great Burger !
My wife had the siracha Chicken and that was also fantastic!
Good beer list and great shows on stage !

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 30, 2017

First time visiting Chop Shop for brunch, we normally only stop by for dinner. I must say I was surprised with the food - wasn't up to the standard I have built from their dinner. Portions were small and for $16 for a benedict, i expected more. The waitress was also tasked with a huge section all on her own so we waited for coffee and water refills a couple of times. I still love this place, but I might reconsider their brunch and stick to their dinner and deli!

Tags: Great Beer
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 (Chicago)·Dined on April 29, 2017

I LOVE this place and they always have something fun going on!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Nice space in a fun neighborhood. Very good meat oriented food. Good old fashions and our server was friendly and attentive.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 24, 2017

The food and cocktails were outstanding! Service was good in the beginning of our dining experience but once our food came out our waitress disappeared for at least 45 minutes. We had intended on ordering another cocktail and even dessert but she was no where to be seen. Once she did show up again we had been done eating for about 20 minutes and left without getting another dessert or cocktail. I would love to give this place another shot given the food was so good but I hope our service is much better.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Seasonal, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Great last minute choice for steak without the suggested dress code at other spots.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Great food and service

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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 15, 2017

This places seems like it's going downhill. Our server was very cold and rarely checked in with us. We didn't have any knives to eat our food and to cut my steak I had to use a butter knife. Not easy. We wanted to order more food & drinks but our server came back with the check before even asking. Felt like we were being pushed out. Not good.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Service is clearly secondary. One of those hipster places that considers themselves too cool for decent service. The food is good but you need to do everything well to be successful

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Great Beer, Casual, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 8, 2017

Great meat items, steaks, burgers, chicken. Nice beer selection, overall a great meal.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 4, 2017

The chicken saltimbocca was fair and came with....nothing else. Lots of chicken, pretty bland and a sprig of overcooked green something. Would not order again. Perhaps a burger would have been a better choice. Receptionist could not give any information on parking when I called. I guess it is nothing more than a neighborhood bar.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 25, 2017

I booked a reservation for a group of 10 friends and family for a special occasion. Everyone was out of town and this was our big meal together in the area. Dinner started off with cocktails which were fantastic. We got the ala-carte charcuterie plate, crab cake, hummus and steak tartar. When ordering the charcuterie plate, 4 of our selections were not available. Most of the table got the Butcher Burger and feedback on entrees were that they were all very good. As the meal progressed, we also found a few drink selections to be unavailable. I spoke to the manager, Neil, about the availability issues we were facing and he went out of his way to make the night memorable and special. Overall, it was a great experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 18, 2017

Appetizers were outstanding (but small). Entrees were good. We had a good time and would recommend trying it out if you have not been there.

Tags: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 2017

The menu should be more descriptive.

Tags: Authentic
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