Doc B’s Restaurant + Bar - River North

4.8
259 reviews
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$30 and under
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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™, 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 (River North) is located next to Nordstrom on the corner of Grand and Wabash and offers an expanded selection of house cocktails as well as a weekday happy hour.
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WW
1 review
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazing food! Full of flavor and unique combinations.

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MV
Louisville
34 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent food, wonderful service, and busy, yet friendly atmosphere.

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MR
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Service is fantastic. We enjoyed the food more than much more expensive places. They seemed to a big delivery business too.

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R
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food in a neighborhood filled with big Italian and steak houses.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 2

Literally the worst hamburger i have ever tried to consume. There was a mountain of shredded cheddar cheese that was on top of my burger unmelted. I don’t normally review places, but it was almost comical how badly they prepared this burger. Maybe just get a salad if you come here. My fries also tasted soapy. (At least they wash their hands)

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Orlando
11 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our trip to Doc B's was exactly as we'd hoped. Back corner booth, attentive but quiet wait staff, delicious food. We initially had reservations at Eddie V's but didn't want to get all dressed up and spend $200 for dinner. Doc B's has different environment, different food and different service, so I'm not comparing. Just thought I'd mention it. We'd definitely recommend.

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JJ
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great lunch with drinks on a busy day. Thank you for a great experience.

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k
Kansas City
97 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Raven was amazing and made the perfect suggestions for al of us. The fresh made guacamole was outstanding as well as all the other dishes we enjoyed. Everyone we interacted with at the restaurant was joyful!

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San Antonio
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was great. We sat at the bar and ate and the bartenders were super friendly!

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AL
Miami
19 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Both of my daughters said it was the best burger they EVER ate. My salmon wok out bowl was delicious.

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P
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love the #1 Tuna Salad!!

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SC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our go to restaurants in Chicago anytime we’re visiting our son! Always great food & experience!

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BF
Chicago
32 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The “beet”Le juice was amazing!!! I was also blown away by the “wok out” bowl, the noodles were not greasy! Wonderful balance of vegetables and protein. Service was amazing, we had the sweetest and kind person checking in to see if we were ok. All of the service that we interacted with were extremely friendly, and it was a Monday!
Will definitely return when I visit again, it’s so worth it.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place & our server was from our hometown of Michigan. Sierra you were Awesome!

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a
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

I was very dissapointed in my burger. I wouldn’t go back. I was intrigued by the great reviews online. Definitely not worth the hype.

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L
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It is always definitely great food . The alcohol and prices for glasses of wine were very pricey.

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r
Cleveland
70 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to meet friends for dinner
the bowls are great tasting
will return when in CHI

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I were in town and saw this near our hotel. What a great experience. We started with Guac and it was a huge appetizer. He had the WOK bowl and loved it. I had a special that was also very good. The service was wonderful. We would for sure go back!

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AT
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is consistently amazing. Wide range of food. Love it!

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v
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We found this on Open Table just visiting Chicago. The roasted wings on the starter menu was a true winner. Chef even shared his ingredients. Great place for date night and for families. Great variety. Everything was pleasing. Service is stellar!

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JE
Detroit
16 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I were visiting Chicago with our two young kids. We had a great experience all around! There was enough ambient noise that our kids didn’t disturb anyone, the staff didn’t bat an eye when our 1 year old son accidentally spilled his milk, the food was amazing, and the service was superb. It is definitely someplace we’d visit again- too bad we don’t live closer!

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d
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We at at Doc B’s

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IT
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great lunch option!! Food is fresh and very tasty

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EB
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a fantastic experience! The food was heavenly, the restaurant was cozy and comfortable, the service excellent. Reasonably priced, this place is a terrific date- night location.

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N
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love doc b’s, knife and fork salad!!

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J
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Usually go there for the Quinoa salad that never disappoints but wanted to try something new. I had the California salad, and once again was not disappointed. The food is so good. You can tell they make their own dressings. 👍

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A
Phoenix
30 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Visiting Chicago and found this restaurant / bar through OpenTable. The dining area was modern, service was amazing every single person I interacted with was helpful courteous and professional. This includes my main waitress Sierra. I started out with the gumbo which was for a Chicago eatery out of this world. The roux was done well with just amount of spice excellent seafood and true andouille sausage. I've decided to go for the special that night of the Buffalo chicken sandwich. It was very tasty but needed extra blue cheese sauce for dipping which they brought out to me. I had the elote as my side and it was also amazing. I thought very reasonably priced for downtown Chicago. If I was staying in town again this is one of the places I would go.

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TF
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good food and service. Nothing truly outstanding but reliable.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was awesome! Happy hour specials aren’t an awesome deal, but would still recommend.

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BR
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Nice simple food. They were very willing to substitute. My steak frite became stake with vegetable special. My husband had a filet with vegetable instead of a baked potato. The server was attentive.

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TL
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The salad was great. The grilled chicken was made to perfection!

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L
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Food was great! Service excellent!!

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OT
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a delicious meal and the service was fabulous! Best go to dinner or for any meal! If you haven’t been, it is a must go to!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Solid birthday

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Miami
2 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The salmon is melt in your mouth good.

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l
Savannah
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food! We had kale and artichoke dip and I ate the steak sandwich for dinner. Beer selection was on. Everything was delicious and our waitress was very helpful.

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KG
Chicago
47 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Even locals enjoy some touristy stuff sometimes - the SNL Experience and a chain restaurant among the budget hotels. My wife was in the mood for a burger, and Doc B's is about 2 blocks from the SNL exhibit. The burgers were terrific, the crispy potatoes were outstanding, and our server was friendly, attentive, and helpful.

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L
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Great loved it we will go back.

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

New favorite in Chicago!

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F
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service. Tuna burger was fabulous

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