LUXBAR as a neighborhood saloon is designed to convey that same simple elegance. The food is feel-good fresh, natural & easily understood. Artisanal in style, the menu reflects what the partnership views as an accessible cornucopia of what you might eat on just any occasion. The specialty cocktails are from natural, fresh ingredients: simple elegance.
The staff at LUXBAR is trained in the customer care philosophy that has made Gibson’s Steakhouse & Hugo's Frog Bar famous for legendary service.
Reservation requests for patio seating are not accepted. Patio seating is first come, first serve.
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LUXBAR Happy Hour
Enjoy select $5 wine pours and beer as well as $8 Whiskey cocktails, along with discounted bar snacks to start your night off right!
Terms and Conditions:
Valid For: 1 - 20 people
Starts: October 25, 2019
Ends: October 26, 2118
Availability: Mon-Fri 3:00PM-6:00PM
taylor was great
Always a great experience! This week was particularly nice because Ryan, the maître d’/manager that night moved us from our usual table to a table near the fireplace because our usual area was going to be very noisy with a group of 32 diners . His thoughtfulness was greatly appreciated!
Luxbar is great for a night out. The food is great and for a Monday night, they were busier than I expected. Our server was fantastic and so sweet. If you’re looking to eat/drink in the Gold Coast, definitely stop at Luxbar!
This place was okay. Our server was great. Very professional but the food wasn’t fabulous and the decor was average. It is walking distance to a lot of things but I probably wouldn’t go back.
Love the environment and location
We will be back soon
SO cozy with fireplace on hideous Chicago weather day. Excellent Bloody Mary. Loved my avocado toast with poached eggs! Wonderful coffee. Outstanding service. Perfect respite.
Food was good, not over priced for the area. Service could have been faster.
Was disappointed that bc we made a reservation ahead of time, they seated us upstairs...much lovelier atmosphere in main level
Our chicken and fish were each overcooked. Moderate prices but we were disappointed. Also, valet parking is expensive and there is little street parking.
Luxbar seems to be a popular spot. lots of energy. Everyone was moving at a fast pace. I'm glad we had a reservation because I don't know how long a wait for a table would have been without one. It was a good experience, but not a place that I put on my "must go back" list right away.
NYE and anniversarary
Great round table in back by the fireplace. Steak frites were excellent and a great value. The selected wine was perfect and our server attentive but not hovering. No pressure to give up table so we could spend time catching up with old friends.
Best Old Fashioned. Fantastic burgers and excellent crab cake. Great service.
We frequent Gibsons Group restaurants. Unfortunately an off night at Luxbar. Crab cake cold and inedible. Other main courses cold as well. Forgot some of the drinks and extra fries. Not a busy night so surprised by all the mishaps.
11am Saturday seated promptly, friendly front staff. Reservations are highly recommended. Food & service is always good. Our waiter Andrew was most attentive. Great dining experience.
Great night with THE BEST OF FRIENDS!!!!
Anytime we visit Chicago, we try to at least have breakfast at Luxbar. Never a disappointment. This time there were 8 of us, and all had a wonderful experience.
As a local, food is always great. However, I put the service as 1 star because of the hostesses. Very rude. I asked to be seated without a reservation, they had told me they are booked for the entire night. I then proceeded to check open table for other reservations and saw they had many openings, so I booked through open table. I went back up and showed them my reservation which then the hostesses rudely seated me in the worst table in the restaurant, in spite of the fact that the restaurant was entirely empty. I asked her if we could get a different table and she proceeded to tell me there are multiple parties coming in within the next half hour and we could not sit there. After an hour and a half of dining the entire restaurant (with better tables we had asked for) was still completely empty.
Food, drinks and service are always consistently GREAT!
LUXBAR is everything you would expect from a Gibson's property - hip ambiance, top-drawer service and fresh, delicious food, all at a reasonable price and resulting in a terrific value. Gibson's just doesn't make mistakes!
We were a party of 5, myself and my P’s & Godparents (in theory 70s). We arrived really early for our Reservations, on a Sunday, at brunch time less than two weeks before Christmas. The hostess, set us right away! Unfortunately the table they sat us at was smaller and right by a door, I was sitting on the aisle and was in all of the servers way. The hostess was kind enough to relocate us, upstairs which was even better. It wasn’t as noisy and we enjoyed a wonderful afternoon catching up, eating, and drinking. We stayed there longer than anticipated and the servers never pushed us out of the restaurant. And were always there refilling coffee, water and fresh drinks.
Service was not the best this time
Food and service were good but noise level was terrible.
We enjoyed brunch at Luxbar so much on Saturday, December 14th that we returned for this brunch visit on Sunday, December 15th. We enjoyed the skillet with hash browns, eggs, sausage, bacon and an English Muffin. The service was outstanding and the food was wonderful. We will return.
Enjoyed Saturday afternoon brunch on December 14, 2019. Despite being crowded during this Holiday Season, seating with our reservation was timely. The staff was efficient, with our orders being accurate and also delivered to the table in a timely manner. The food was delicious. We enjoyed it so much, we returned the next day on Sunday, December 14, 2019 for brunch again!
I come several times a year - never disappoints. Friendly, helpful waitstaff and the food and drinks are always great .
I highly recommend this place for lunch while you are doing your holiday shopping.
We were there on a busy weekend and were seated right in front of the fireplace, which was fabulous. The holiday decorations were lovely. Service was excellent. Highly recommend!
Great server and great food. Very loud in the restaurant. One bad spot - the busser took plates before people were finished!
Best service and Moscow mules ever
Food is always good, the service was a little inconsistent but very pleased with overall service and food.
Worst food I’ve ever had
Chloe, our server, was amazing! Always love coming to this restaurant. Consistently great. Sat next to the fire, which was cozy and lovely.
We had Sunday brunch at the LUXBAR - what a great way to end a perfect weekend in Chicago with friends! The good was great and the service was exceptional!
Thank you for always being exceptional and accommodating us, fantastic food & drinks plus being one of my favorite places.
You accommodated our large table and always do such a good job with everything. Love Lux Bar.
I really want to thank the manager and front of house team that made magic happen. My friend made a reservation and didn't notice that it was for Saturday and not Friday. When I say they worked their magic they worked their magic. They got us a table in under 20 minutes when the wait time was over an hour. I'm very appreciative of all they did to make it happen. On top of all of that, the food and cocktails were great.
Overall good wxperinece
Our food all came out super quick and very cold.
3 of us got burgers and they were extremely salty to the point that 2 of us did not finish ours. Appetizers came out quickly and were the best part of the meal.
Had a great evening seated by the fireplace. Great food, service and ambiance.