Hutch American Bistro - Lakeview

4.3
1070 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Hutch offers a great place to celebrate any occasion or event at our laid-back restaurant in Chicago, IL.

Melt into casual comfort with a backdrop of warm chocolate browns and deep espresso leather booths. Located just south from Wrigley Field in vibrant East Lakeview neighborhood, our conveniently located American bistro invites you to enjoy great American food. Experience panoramic city street views while joining us for small bites, crafted cocktails, full dinners or lively brunches. For great food, good times and lasting memories; relish in the Hutch experience… where you Eat. Laugh. Belong.
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.3
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4.2
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4.2
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83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipJoeH
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Not impressed. From walking in the front door until we left. Service was not good and the food was mediocre at best.

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AnaCristinaRodriguez55
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was awesome! Great food

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Hungry425
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were exceptional. I’m looking forward to my next visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food came out extremely quick.

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AnnaD
Omaha
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

This is a super great place for brunch! The food and drinks are excellent. If you plan on going on the weekend, I recommend making a reservation or you will be standing in line for at least an hour!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice food, a little rich with oil though

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KristiG
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience5

I usually have great food at this restaurant but this time so much of the food came out cold and had to be sent back. We were a party of 9 and you would think they would have made an effort to make sure the food was prepared to order and not reheated. Michael our waiter was great and on top of the situation.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The food was not worth the cost at all! Service was slow and appetizers came after entrees. Burgers over cooked and pork chops swimming in some very salty sauce.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food but very crowded

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a solid option for brunch. Decent on the wallet and good portions. The menu is more savory than sweet. Something to keep in mind if you’re more of a pancakes for breakfast kind of person. All around great little spot

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to have brunch. We loved our server cali!!!!

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Trxie
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing fun good food. Aiden was amazing. Brian was great. Go to Hutch and have fun!!

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vipLisaB
Detroit
17 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great food options - something for everyone (including Vegans). The Veggie Burger and both Nacho options are amazing.

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vipScottM
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The brunch was fun. Great food and drinks.

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vipCoreyDF
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

I have been to Hutch more times than I count however this visit was unusually slow. We wanted about 35 minutes for our dinners on a relatively quiet night in the restaurant. Our server also was slow to return to the table throughout the evening. It was not my typical high-quality experience at Hutch.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall2food5service2ambience2

Know that there is a 1 hr and 30 min seating limit, they will make you leave after that during the busy brunch times

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience3

We made a reservation and had to wait about 15 minutes, which is fine, they were busy. The food was good, not spectacular but we enjoyed our time there...until our waitress told us we would need to leave soon as they were busy and needed the table. Again, I understand they were busy and we likely wouldn’t have stayed much longer anyway...we were just finishing our coffee, but I’ve never in my life had a server say something like this. We all thought it was very rude and probably won’t return.

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vipFoodieDG
E. Tennessee
8 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Over cooked food, not enough servers

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Kieran
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall2food1service1ambience3

The restaurant was okay I guess. Our server wasn’t good at all! They barely checked on us and every time we asked for one thing...they took forever. It became more time saving for us to ask for everything at once. The food was terrible. I had the steak, and it wasn’t cooked how I asked, it was cold, as were the potatoes. I won’t be returning.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and waiter

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SeanP
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience2

We got there 3 minutes late but our other people were there in time and checked in for us and we had to wait over a half hour to be sat even though we had reservations. Our server didn’t write down any of order and kept forgetting things. It took a while to get our food and eat. My wife asked for coffee before he delivered the bill. We paid the bill and my wife was still drinking her coffee they came up to us and told us there was a time limit. The restaurant was no longer busy and there were other open tables so we had no idea why they were rushing us out. We had been to Hutch before but the service and the quality of food had really went down since 3 years ago. Get it together.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience2

Overcrowded check-in, seating delayed 25 mins, slow to receive coffee, didn’t have opportunity to order more drinks. Generally chaotic.

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michele
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

each time I have been, the servers have been friendly and helpful. The meal was satisfying and filling.

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Sophia
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Really enjoyed our food at Hutch (fresh, filling, delicious) but that was about it. Waited for our table even though we had a reservation. We must have switched wait staff mid meal because it seems like we got forgotten. We had to remind the new waiter what I ordered and my drink never made it to the table. I was still charged for an incorrect entre and that drink on my bill.

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Fred
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Too loud, expensive for what you get, ordinary food.

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vipClass
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Food concept is better than achieving. Good food served cold is off putting. Also you have to be a member of the tattoo world to enjoy. Ambience is fine if you like odd, noisy, weird, but that is the place and I am way too old to appreciate.

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FelipeM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience5

Food was cold and bland, chicken and tuna dishes were rubbery. However, I did like the wings appetizer. Had much higher expectations, will not be dinning there again.

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vipnataliesaccone
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience3

Brunch was so much fun! Very busy, definitely make a reservation!

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EmmaR
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely love this place! This is my go-to brunch location. Their variety of mimosas are delicious and all the food is fantastic.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Had to wait 30 mins for our reservation but food was incredible. The restaurant week brunch deal was sooo good and for a great price. Food came quick too! Highly recommend.

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vipFSCChicago
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall1food1service5ambience3

Very disappointing. Had not been in a long time. I don’t often wrote a bad review but this was a bad experience. The highlight was great service but the food was awful. The cauliflower bites were simply warmed pieces, sprinkled with something like accent salt and a dish of what appeared to be off-the-shelf ranch dressing. The vodka pasta with shrimp was sour and fishy. And on the bill they itemized and charged for ice for an on-the-rocks drink or a surcharge for an “up” drink. Strange and off-putting. I now know why it was almost empty on a Friday evening.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
12 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and our server was fantastic! The host was a little rude and even though we made a reservation well in advance, we still had to wait 30 minutes.

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vipLincolnParkFrequentDiner
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience1

I had the biscuit and chicken with egg brunch item. It was supposed to have gravy on it, but it came pretty dry. The server was very nice and brought a cup of gravy, but by then the biscuit was cold. The cheesy potatoes, however, were very tasty! Drinks prices are very reasonable. The only drawback is the noise level. Well, what did I expect on an early Saturday afternoon? However, to be clear, it wasn't "energetic," so much as flat out loud and noisy. You had to shout across your own table to be heard. Part of it is the room acoustics and part of it is the tables are pretty close together. I can't complain about the price or the server. But if I want a quiet brunch with conversation, I will have to do something else. That said, I am over 40, and most of the crowd was 30 and under, so I think that had something to do with it as well.

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ChiTownCheapQualityFoodie
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Please note the menu on the app does not reflect the items available in the restaurant.

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vipWindyCityDG
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Average sums up Hutch Lakeview. Went based in positive ratings. My group didn’t echo the sane positive sentiments. Maybe it was an off night. All of our food was fine. Nothing was bad. It was just forgettable. Food AND Service was forgettable.

2 gnawing issue: 1) One of the folks in my party wanted to sub green green beans fries. This simple change had an up-charge which felt petty. 2) We ordered a slice of pie fir dessert. It tasted if freezer burn.

If you’re looking for a bar with food, malight be great. If you are out for dinner, as the main event, skip Hutch.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was phenomenal!! I forgot her name but she’s also a 4th grade teacher & it shows! She really catered to the kids that I had with me!

The food was amaaaaaazing!!! We had the blood orange mimosa tower & we also had the spicy chicken & biscuit sandwich with the gravy. It’s was sooooo good!

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vipJeGraves
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

I ordered a white peach mimosa and definitely did not receive a white peach mimosa by the time I realized the server never came back to check I basically was like screw this I guess I’m drinking this mango mimosa. Besides that I love this place.

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Rose
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We would definitely refer you to this restaurant; its easy going and very enjoyable food; found a lot that we could enjoyed even with a few dietary restrictions and they serve First Slice pies who also give back to the community, so it helps others too. Go and enjoy !! Super service !! Great food !!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Club scene type music over brunch made it impossible to place our order as well as have conversation over brunch. Quality of food significantly different than Andersonville location. Will not return to this location.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

So good food is unreal and not as expensive as you would think. Drinks are cheap too

FAQs

Hutch American Bistro - Lakeview offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (773) 248-1155.

Hutch American Bistro - Lakeview is rated 4.3 stars by 1070 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.