Doc B's Restaurant + Bar - Gold Coast

4.6
769 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Set in a comfortable and inviting atmosphere, Doc B's Restaurant + Bar serves food made from scratch daily. Incorporating the highest-quality ingredients, the menu includes a variety of entree-sized salads, "very special” entrees, crave-worthy burgers and sandwiches, signature Wok Out Bowls™, housemade pizza, indulgent desserts and so much more. Doc B’s also impresses with an extensive craft beer, wine and spirits selection in addition to signature cocktails. No matter what occasion, the expansive menu truly offers something for everyone. With each location having its own personality, Doc B’s Chicago (Gold Coast) is located just steps away from the 900 North Michigan Shops, as well as Michigan Avenue and offers weekday happy hour.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 769 people are saying
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vipDKA2
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fresh, great selection and really yummy!

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vipThomasMurrayJr
San Francisco
74 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

One of my favorite restaurants in Chicago. A very local place - good food, good service. The food is VERY fresh - always has a great taste, and light. Great sweet potato chips and guacamole. My personal favorite is the burger w/ bacon - one of the best in Chicago. Can be a little pricey, however I highly recommend this restaurant.

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vipgoldcoaster
Chicago
46 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the salads including the cucumber salad

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AlvinF
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My small group enjoyed this place. The food was good and the drinks were exactly what we needed. Our waitress was amazing. Would definitely go back.

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Kate11
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Doors were open so we had little bugs constantly flying in our faces while we were eating and it was very warm inside. I also did not care for the overhead lighting as it felt like I was on stage with a bright spotlight on my face and the poor server did great but seemed like she was spread very thin.

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vipGreg
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dana and Julie greeted me as if I was valued family. Dana seated me. Aaron delivered super, attentive service. The food was excellent. Wonderful people. Wonderful people.

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vipGreg
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ava and Ana, my servers were super in taking care of me: full iced-tea glass, attentive to my order. Riley, one of the managers, stopped by to check — and brought my meal. The greeters, as always, we’re welcoming and helpful. Always good to eat here and see the people. Thank you, Doc B’s.

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VanDuzer
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall1food2service3ambience2

Beer was flat. Sauv Blanc not very good.

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vipScottie
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience2

The food was decent, but the service was terrible. Our waiter was mia for most of our dining experience. Never got a water refill, food order was wrong, had to have someone flag him down after he never brought the check. The hostesses did not enforce the mask mandate for people walking around and the bathroom was out of TP and Paper Towels. Honestly not worth it.

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MichelleR
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Disappointed in wine selection.

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vipKetchSpeak
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Celebrated my daughters birthday here - her choice. What an excellent choice it was. Fantastic service & delicious food - a winning combination! We especially enjoyed the grilled artichoke 😋

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vipShomaV
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great service, good food & drinks. Really nice atmosphere. Had the salmon. It was good.

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vipGreg
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The people and food were super. As usual. Thomas delivered great service and was assisted by others. Wonderful people and place.

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vipGreg
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and people. The greeter, Sierra, seated us quickly. Tanya was our lead server, and Alexa and Thomas supported her delightfully. Even the manager, T'Jean, stopped by to check on us. Always enjoy going here.

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CouplesNight
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Dinner with the Mrs was excellent.

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vip4happydiners
Chicago
99 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

We ate outside which is Covid friendly. Very nice, courteous server. Guacamole appetizer was great with sweet potato chips. Salmon was very good, and chicken shush kabobs were good with cilantro rice.

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viprondo
Kansas City
17 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Blue Angels flyover added to the noise level but I thought it was cool nonetheless.

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vipGailR
Chicago
40 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Value. Food was out quickly and fresh and good flavors and our server Aaron was excellent. Drinks spot on

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vipDallas
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Doc b’s is a lunch powerhouse. Nice staff and good food. I go almost weekly.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Ran out of salmon. Disappointment to two of my guests but they ended up liking what they ordered instead.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food. Everyone enjoyed their dish. Our waiter was kind and attentive. The only disappointment was that there was no key lime pie.

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PaulineW
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The burgers were good, and price was high but in line with the neighborhood. Service was very efficient and friendly. We made a reservation but were running late - I called to cancel but they said they could accommodate us, so that was really nice and we didn't have to change plans...we were about 15 minutes late but they seated us immediately. I felt safe - all waitstaff had masks on.

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MarleneE
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food was very good and service was attentive. I would go back.

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DoloresA
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. We had two of the wok bowls and enjoyed them immensely. My husband had the cobb salad with chicken and said it was the best he ever had. The music was a bit loud for me but we could still talk over it without shouting. I am sorry that I forgot our servers name. Ava P was our server. Besides being efficient she was friendly and pleasant.

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MarissaD
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They seated us even earlier than our reservation. Great food and service, love this place!!

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vipLuvFineDinning
Dallas
30 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience5

Very basic bar that was not capable of much. My food came out after the rest of the table by quite a bit. The waitress fix was free meal since it was late which changed to free desert for the table which than changed to just one free desert. Two of their five deserts were out and that was before 7:30pm. Other wait staff showed outward disdain to our waitress which was not good but no manager ever came to the table or asked how we were doing. Better options near by to go to.

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ToddZ
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice location close to The Drake and Michigan ave.

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Renewahl
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal. Nice ambiance. Servers were friendly.

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vipJorgeM
Chicago
53 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Good comfort food and service

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RolandaD
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Everything was great just service was a little slow

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vipCACS
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great family spot for consistent American Fare. We have been here 4 times in the last three weeks. Its going to be family dinner night staple for a while!

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vipGreg
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, service and people. Servers Ava and Isabel took superb care of me and checked during my meal to ensure all was satisfactory. So did Riley, the manager. Super place with super people and super food. Thank you, Doc B’s.

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joeyj
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best spots I’ve ever been to in Chicago! Seriously amazing food, great service and an awesome atmosphere. Definitely check this place out!

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OpenTable Diner
Savannah
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

After the waiter took our order, he never came back. The food runner brought our food. The busboy bussed when we were finished. And we sat there with an empty table for over 20 minutes. Never able to order another drink or dessert. We finally asked the adjacent waiter to ask our waiter to bring the bill. He finally did. That was it. We liked our food though.

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vipBeth
Jacksonville
16 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a last minute find for dinner and truly was a great experience top to bottom. Look forward to another visit soon!

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vipRobertW
St. Louis
17 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience here - brief menu with extremely delicious (and many healthy) offerings

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The host Sophia was amazing!! She was very welcoming

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windycityvegan
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time and everything was delicious! Our server, Royce, was OUTSTANDING!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Never coming back. We are from New Jersey for vacation in Chicago, stayed at the Drake and this restaurant was recommended by the hotel. The service was awful we arrive 5 minutes early and the hostess did not seat us, we had to “ wait closer to the time” which was 5 minutes. The restaurant was not busy. Then they seated us in the booth that was empty when we walked in. There was no menu, you have to look at the website when the walk in people were handed paper menu when they walked in to inquire.
The servers were rude.Did not ask if we want drinks. The main entrees came 45 minutes from our reservation then server changed. More rudeness. Brings the drinks for me but did not ask our guest if they want refills.
One guess was still eating but the server was taking her plate as she was taking the rest from us who were done.
Asked for more iced tea, she drops the glass and straw and rushed away.
I ordered desert for myself and again she rushed off without asking the rest of the group if they want desert.
I have never seen such rudeness. I said to cancel desert and give us the check. They charged it anyway and when they realized I was upset, they will take it off the check and give for free. Called the manager who did nothing except, to say here is the desert, for you. We paid , did not take the desert and walked out of there.
Guess it is because we were the only nonwhite in the restaurant.

Will not ever recommend this place to anyone.

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vipSandi
Chicago
138 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The staff was pleasant and HIGHLY recommend the seared tuna salad.

FAQs

Doc B's Restaurant + Bar - Gold Coast does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Doc B's Restaurant + Bar - Gold Coast also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 626-1300.

Doc B's Restaurant + Bar - Gold Coast is rated 4.6 stars by 769 OpenTable diners.

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.