LUXBAR

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$30 and under
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Comfort Food
Inspired by the work of Adolf Loos whose "American Bar" was designed & built in early twentieth century Vienna. The bar captured an elegance in simplicity; a style that greatly influenced the work of Frank Lloyd Wright & other American architects in the "prairie school". Stone, glass, brass & wood bathed in natural light, presence in the neighborhood is welcomed & profound.
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!

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: October 25, 2019

Ends: October 26, 2118

Availability: Mon-Fri 3:00PM-6:00PM

What 1658 People Are Saying
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B
Detroit
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall2food2service4ambience4

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.

t
Toronto
59 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great evening seated by the fireplace. Great food, service and ambiance.

MQ
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My server was great.

LE
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Very loud. Food was ok.

KF
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall3food5service3ambience5

Great food, poor service.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our corner seat in bar!
Kudos to our Server... Josh!!!!
Will certainly return and hope for same!

PB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Food and service were good, but noise level is way too high. We all had trouble hearing person next to us, let alone someone two seats away.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waitress very pleasant and provided excellent suggestions

p
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience3

Hostess didn’t seat us in spite of a confirmed reservation. My order came out wrong.

OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The calamari was amazing!

j
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been going to LuxBar since it first opened. Service is always top notch, food is always cooked the way I like it and the people watch is second to none.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food quality & service both Outstanding . Consistent w the Gibson’s family of restaurants generally .

a
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! Pappy Van Winkle at a great price, food was delicious!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and ambiance.

b
Orlando
19 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall4food5service1ambience5

The food really was delicious. We went for Sunday brunch, and as it’s quite popular, it was very busy. We are ALWAYS prepared, and fine with, the slower pace of service at these times, but I do expect my servers to at least swing by to check my empty coffee cup. That didn’t happen.When the runner came by with the first armload of dishes, she noticed right away, even remarked “ Whoa, you are REALLY dry!” She came right back with a pot that was near empty but said she was running right back to get some fresh coffee. I’m sorry I didn’t catch her name, because she was wonderful. I would still recommend this place, and when in town, will definitely be back to give it another shot. Maybe just not for weekend brunch.

GB
London
7 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful brunch whilst on holiday. Liked it so much we went again.

FB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bday
FUN!

n
Las Vegas
30 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We come here often. Always great service and great food.

KG
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sean was a great server. Very attentive.

DW
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server, Chloee, was fantastic! She’s energetic, helpful, and accommodating. Managerial staff was equally helpful, pitching in at every opportunity.

L
New England
22 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an excellent Sunday Bruch while visiting Chicago. Very good breakfast choices from their menu and plenty of televisions to watch you favorite NFL team.

JC
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a little loud, but that is what to be expected on a gorgeous Fall day in Chicago. Overall, we love Lux Bar!

LB
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall1food4service1ambience4

We had a reservation, but still waited a half hour in a crowded, busy space for our table. Once seated, the server took our drink order. When the drinks came out, they were staggered, and 3 of the people at our table never got their drinks and one was incorrect. The server never checked back. I flagged down another server and asked to speak to the manager. We spoke, and he said he would get the drinks we ordered. He came back with a beer, hurriedly poured it, overflowing the head of the beer on the table and then walked away. When our food finally came, one of the lunches was missing. The manager covered our drinks and the missing lunch. However, the entire experience from start to finish was bad.

SF
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Unbelievably noisy. Could not converse.

DC
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience1

One of the loudest experiences I’ve ever had. We could barely hear each other talk. The service was impeccable. The food was tasty and well priced. But we will never go back on a weekend evening.

r
Chicago
127 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Too loud! But great place to watch sports with decent food.

DV
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Luxbar is a Chicago staple for great food, amazing cocktails and people watching galore.

KM
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great Thursday happy hour and good service! They brought us the wrong order and ended up giving us a couple items for free because of the mistake and bringing the right order took no time! Will be coming back everyone that worked there was nice and accommodating.

TW
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite restaurants in Chicago. I always, always recommend.

ML
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Was so noisy in there could not hear people talk and this table space everyone was bumping into you it was horrible

m
Phoenix
43 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We’ve only ever had brunch at this place. Food is good and so are the bloody Mary’s! Lively place full of groups, singles and families. Able to watch college football In bar.

OT
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful outdoor lunch. Perfect service and food

EG
Indiana
246 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Crazy loud on Friday night but the food and service is so good we can’t help ourselves! Reasonable prices too

TB
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience4

I felt the host staff to not be friendly and the food to just be okay. With the cost and location I expected more. Defiantly not somewhere I would chose to patron again

TD
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great. The wait staff was quick. We told them we had theater tickets and the rushed everything through and we were early for our next stop. An overall great atmosphere. And the sweet chili calamari was exceptional

MM
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for the whole family, moderately priced and great food!

BM
Chicago
87 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I cannot remember our waiter’s name - but he was wonderful.

C
Chicago
25 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Very noisy and for whatever reason skimpy portions.

LW
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Good lunch.

TP
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Fun, tasty date night spot or for hanging with friends. We had an amazing crab cake, no filler and a superb Snickers pie. Overall good drinks, enthusiastic service, great location.

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