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About Fork

FORK in Lincoln Square offers contemporary American cuisine. We have 30 wines by the glass & flight & 100 Craft Beers. Wine flights, Beer Flights, Cheese Flights, comfortable booths and a modern but cozy atmosphere make this new restaurant a great place for a quiet dinner, or just a few drinks after the show.

4600 N. Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Wine Bar, Gastro Pub

Hours of Operation:
Dinner:
Monday- Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday-Saturday: 5:00 -12:00am
Sunday:5:00-9:00
Friday - Saturday (bar open until 2am)
Brunch/Lunch
Saturday & Sunday Lunch: 10:00-5:00
Saturday & Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:30pm

Cross Street:
Wilson

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(773) 751-1500

Website:
http://www.forkchicago.net/

Catering:
Our Full menu is available

Parking Details:
2 Lots 1 block south on Lincoln and 1 block north corner of Lincoln & Western, street parking

Public Transit:
CTA bus (11 Lincoln, 49B Western, 49 Western, 145 Wilson), Brown Line train (Western), Cabs plentiful

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Wine Tastings, Beer Dinners, Wine Classes

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Join us Sunday, December 31st for our New Years Eve 5-course dinner featuring an optional wine pairing! $59 per person with a $28 wine pairing.

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Fork Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (28)
Fit for Foodies (20)
Comfort Food (19)
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Casual (17)
Good for a Date (17)
Cozy (17)
Bar Seating (16)
Great for Brunch (16)
Special Occasion (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Local Ingredients (10)
Great Beer (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Notable Wine List (9)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Fun (7)
Authentic (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Tapas (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Business Meals (5)
Romantic (5)
Seasonal (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Healthy (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Happy Hour (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

The farmhouse burger was excellent but the appetizers were average, shrimp and grits and a cheese plate. The cheese was decent but I felt like I could have created the same thing at home. Comfortable seating and able to have good dinner conversation with family but the lights were so bright it felt a littler diner like. I was disappointed I was charged 3.50 for a glass of soda water.

Tags: Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Very pricey for what I got! But good

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 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

Another great evening at this neighborhood gem. Highly recommended

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

It was our first time there & we were so happy with the service, food & ambience!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

We had a reservation however, we arrived early. They were still able to seat us right away. The service was great and the food was really good. They were in between menus or in the process of changing their drink menu. When we tried to order a specific drink we found out it was no long available. Not a big deal, but good to know. The food was good, nothing super outstanding but I will say the sausage gravy was especially good. The chicken and waffles dish was also very good but hard to cut around the bones in the chicken piece. All in all it was a good experience and we will definitely consider it again for brunch.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Food was great. Loved the ambiance. Went with some friends before a concert. Loved the cheese board our waiter chose for us

Tags: Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 7, 2017

Good food and service prior to attending Old Town Folk Music Holiday Sing-a-long.
Very accommodating server -Patrick.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 5, 2017

The bartender, server, manager and chef should all top notch at making the place awesome. Oh, and the drinks and food are great too. A neighborhood gem!

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

There is always a table available for brunch on weekends, so we land up there.
Salmon added to a salad was PERFECTLY cooked [though the portion was smaller than I'd like].
The Benedict my niece had was OUTSTANDING!
Their coffee needs some strengthening, specially the decaf, which should not mean "deflavored".

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Food was very good. I always try to come here when I'm in town. For the first time in years my duck sandwich was greasy, but this was a rarity.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Enjoyed my wine flight and the duck club.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Our server made the experience fir me. She was so great with suggestions and very sweet 🙂. We’ll be back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Delicious food! Sharing small plates was lovely, dishes came out at a very nice pace.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Awesome food that's beyond standard fare, but has some basics as well. Great staff. Good drinks.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food was absolutely wonderful and only a few bad things. The service was super slow, I waited a long time to get my order taken and then to get my drinks. They were out of the donut-holes when I got there which was really disappointing. The server also brought out the wrong dish for me (I asked for egg whites and she dropped off an omelet with whole eggs). My boyfriend got the chicken and waffles and raved about it and said it wonderful. I had a simple omelet that I could've gotten anywhere and some toast which was decent.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent brunch menu - so many great and unique options!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Pleasant friendly staff, quick service, small choice menu of unusual dishes. Great mussels, nice choice of on tap beers, good location to music venue. Busy, recommend reservation, which we had from previous experience.

Tags: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Excellent meal, once again! My wife and I have gluten free dining requirements and, once we mentioned it to our server, Niko, he took it upon himself to make sure we were aware of menu items we could have or not, and made recommendations to compensate. Excellent service. This, along with the fantastic food made our dining experience memorable and very special.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 7, 2017

My neighborhood “go to place.” Accommodating staff. Great food and drink.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Something changed. Fork used to be a go-to in Lincoln Square. Food and service extremely disappointing.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

I've always enjoyed Fork, the shared plates make it easy to try more things and everything has always been quite tasty. The bacon wrapped dates with chorizo & blue cheese were amazing, as was the butternut squash soup. Wine flights are generally good and nice variety. Only complaint was table for 2 felt like we were sitting alongside a hallway, facing the bar, a little bit awkward.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Maybe this was an off night for Fork. This was not the delicious food I recall from prior experiences. We had the special which was brisket (dry and swirled in hot sauce identified on the menu as bbque- I'd be disappointed if I had cooked it), mac and cheese (which was fine), slaw which was good. The beet salad was good, but something a lot of places do really well; and the roasted cauliflower was just odd- in a sauce neither of us could identify and a hugh mound of cauliflower that was difficult to cut. To be fair, our server tried to direct us to other items when we expressed interest in the cauliflower but we both wanted to try it so over road her recommendation. The meal was very forgetable, which made me sad as Fork has been a place I loved in the past and was eager to return to this time. However, I don't think I'll be going back :(

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Another enjoyable meal at this neighborhood gem. Highly recommended.

Tags: Great Beer, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Wonderful Service, waiter was very pleasant,
Great wine and delicious food!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Cozy, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Had a very nice experience at Fork on a Sunday evening. Server was exemplary, food was quick and tasty - could expand their wine list a bit. Highly recommend the scallops - amazing, as well as the octopus. My son got the duck club and loved it as well. I would definitely would go back and am looking forward to trying Knife as well soon.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quick Bite, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Good service and tasty food. For some reason you have to specially request that they fill your coffee cup all the way up. They kept just filling it halfway until I asked.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Save room for dessert. Might I suggest the ice cream or sorbet served with resturant- baked COOKIES?!

Tags: Great Beer, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Laura was our server. She was outstanding. We tend to settle for only a couple of servers. She makes expands the list of top servers to 3.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Another outstanding evening. Great food, drink and service.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was inventive and excellent. We had brunch, great portions to fill the day.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great menu, with plenty of small options to eat tapas style. Great beer and wine list.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tapas, Great Beer, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We had a delicious dinner at Fork. I had the Lady Cab Driver flight of cabernet sauvignon wines, which was a great way to sample the 3 cabs Fork offers. The beer list is extensive with some unique choices. We shared a few small plates - the vegetable flatbread was excellent! I had the crab cakes, which I would definitley recommend. My daughter, a vegetarian, had the mushroom burger - also a good choice. Service was good, though they were busy and we waited a bit for drinks. The restaurant has a nice casually trendy feel to it, not stuffy at all. I'd highly recommend it and will certainly return.

Tags: Tapas, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Another great meal served with excellent cocktails. Hats off to management servers and bartenders. Highly recommended.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great Beer, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We will return to Fork for its accessible menu and wine options. The flights of champagne allow choice and a bargain, the charcuterie and cheese options are extensive, and the offerings have a good variety.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 15, 2017

had the bacon bloody Mary and the chilaquiles, both were good. service was a little slow.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Casual, Hot Spot
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Always amazing. The poutine is out of this world.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Poutine was fabulous as always. Service is always great.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Still my neighborhood favorite. Great staff, great food, great drink!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Spot is in a great location and is very cute. We had a cheese plate, mac and cheese with brisket and the hangar steak. It was all pretty decent. About $40/person.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

My guy and I had really delectable salads - he had the mixed greens with a bowl of potato soup and I had the Pesto Salad. We agreed that the ingredients were very fresh and the combinations of ingredients were really delightful. We hadn't been to the restaurant in a few years and were glad that we tried it again!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Paleo Friendly
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