HUB 51 and Ben Pao

4.7
5112 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Thank you for choosing to dine with us. To help ensure the safety of our guests and employees during this time, we have set in place new dining standards. We sincerely appreciate your cooperation and loyalty.

- Guests are required to wear masks while in the restaurant, only to be removed while seated at your table. Staff will be in masks at all times.

- All guests will have their temperatures taken prior to entering the restaurant. Any guest with a temperature over 100.0 Degrees Fahrenheit will not be allowed to dine with us.

- All guests must confirm they have not traveled to any area on the current travel restriction list within the last 14 days

Your continued support and patience during this time are truly appreciated. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 5112 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.5
ambience
4.4
value
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AnthonyW
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall2food3service1ambience2

The food was ok as the menu was limited for Brunch. My biggest complaint was the horrible service as we waited for our sever numerous times and they were constantly slow with our drink order!

AJ
AmariJ
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Tad bit pricey for the small portions, especially if your planning on sharing lol but they food was good

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

When I saw Ben Pao was back I was eager to return!! it had been one of my favorite lettuce entertain you restaurants previously.. it was as delicious as I remember!!

BB
vipBoBes
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

So nice to be back and while the restaurant wasnt as bustling as it used to be pre-Covid -- it was nice to see a decent number of people for lunch. Food was great and service was very prompt and attentive!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was good

RW
RebeccaW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is always great! The food is excellent and the service is great!

DW
DaisyW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Food wasn’t as appetizing as expected. Very bland food. Only order a salad and sushi and it took about 30 minutes to receive it

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vipTina
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

it's much better inside with the wide spacing - food is always consistent and there are lots of options

ML
MrLeep
Las Vegas
7 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My first time eating at HUB 51 - it definitely won't be my last. From the hostess to our waiter to the food itself, everything was perfect. And bringing out cake for my birthday at the end was such a pleasant surprise!!! Again, I will definitely be back, and will tell friends about this place as well!

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
2 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I would absolutely come back here next time I'm in town. Our server, Brian M, provided fantastic service and gave wonderful recommendations. All dishes were delicious, especially the brussel sprouts salad. Location was great and the vibe of the restaurant was cool too.

KL
KatieL
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a fun atmosphere with great service and yummy food and drinks!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Awful!!! The ser

RB
RaquelB
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

A hit practically every time we dine! The nachos are a must!!

TR
TanishaR
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The bottomless mimosas are expensive and for that price should have continued to flow freely. We had to ask numerous times for more. The food was just ok. Nothing memorable. This place is big and great for being 6 ft apart. Requested a high table and did not get one. Overall not bad.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great and food was delicious!!!

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vipDfoodie
Chicago
55 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I love Hub51. As usual, it did not disappoint. Would recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect - from the cocktails to dessert - spot on!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent service! Definitely would recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went here for my mother’s birthday brunch and the service and food was excellent! Staff is so accommodating and attentive. The Buffalo winds, breakfast burrito, and French taste were amazing. I’m a foodie so I could tell they use fresh quality ingredients for their food. I can’t wait to go back!

EH
vipEmilyH
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was awesome for bottomless mimosas and brunch! Definitely recommend.

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Slinky11
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Some thing made me sick. I think it was the tomato soup.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s a really cute place to go on a date and the food was amazing

JM
vipJMac1
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server was fantastic. Super sweet and helpful.

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Bubba
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience3

The food was good. Service was subpar. It took 17 minutes from the time we were seated till the waiter arrived to take our drink order. We had to ask if we had a server assigned to us.

BM
BenjaminM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very good, there are two different menus one with Asian food and the other has more American, drinks were also very, I would go back 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. It is my go to for affordable food, good atmosphere, and bottomless bellinis :)

OT
OpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friends and I celebrated my 21st birthday in the city and we came to Hub 51 for brunch and it was AMAZING! This was our favorite spot the whole weekend. If you go for Brunch, the bottomless mimosas are not even a question, you have to get them! Excellent food and very friendly staff. We will be back! Thank you, Hub 51!

KS
KimberlyS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience5

Enjoyed the atmosphere. Server did not keep our water glasses full then didn't bring a carafe to the table until we were almost done. Fries were not hot/fresh. Had to wait for our check and we were on a one-hour lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall1food4service1ambience4

Food was amazing! Fortunately, I have been here before and service was great. Second time around was terrible and was disappointed

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melVanz
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best food I’ve had in a while. Great music. Exceptional hosts.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Good food, nice ambience. Service is average

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I were on an anniversary date night..loved all the food and the cocktails..My favorite was the Blueberry butter cake 😋😋

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melVanz
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely wonderful! The food was fantastic, great music, great hosts. Definitely will recommend to anyone coming to Chicago!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
21 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good option for outdoor eating with our dog. Individual “pod” with heater so comfortable even though it was cold. Protocols for Covid followed very carefully. Food excellent.

SC
SaharC
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great night out with group of 6. staff was extremely accommodating and let us close down the place on a monday night.

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Brenda
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great. Only issue was we had told them it was for a birthday in the reservation and it was not acknowledged.

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vipkellyN
Hawaii
18 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Adequate social distancing on the patio, service was prompt and attentive, food was yummy as usual! LOVE the $5 happy hour wine. I hadn't dined in since pre-covid, o that was a nice bonus.

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mhvmk
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

I just felt unappreciated. My server didn't give silverware, didn't acknowledge my birthday ......

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Got the bottomless, it was cute. Food was good too! I’d come back for sure.

JM
vipJeralynM
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All was perfect. Down to making reservations, easy on the app. ; Showed to my table, perfect social distancing ; server was kind enough to let us 'settle in' and we ordered. Menu had everything to suit all palettes. Drinks and food (Tacos and Tuna Poke) was delicious. Neighborhood gem in River North.

FAQs

HUB 51 and Ben Pao does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats.

HUB 51 and Ben Pao is rated 4.7 stars by 5112 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.

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