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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.
Chicago, IL 60611
Hours of Operation:
Friday: 11:00am - 2:00am
Saturday: 8:00am - 3:00am
Sunday: 8:00am - Midnight
Kitchen open daily until an hour before close.
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Valet parking is available at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse for $14.
LUXBAR features a second level private dining room that boasts a beautiful wood bar setting and a balcony with a birds eye view of the action on Rush Street. The LUXBAR private room accommodates groups of 20 to 200 people for cocktail hors d’oeuvres receptions.
LUXBAR Ratings and Reviews
As always LUX BAR was right on point - Owned and operated by the Gibson's group, everything is done right in this gold coast hot spot. The food, service, well thought craft cocktail and craft beer lists as well as a very nice wine list and a terrific atmosphere make LUX BAR a true home run!
Luxbar is fantastic! From the moment I walked in my experience was wonderful. The service was professional, friendly and accommodating. John was an exceptionally gracious host and our server was great. We were able to sit for hours and chat while having cocktails and enjoying our food. The staff was mindful to not interrupt us but they were very attentive as well. Great experience!
At Luxbar, the food is always great, the vibes are always fun, and the service can be as quick as you need it to be -- whether you want to unwind over a cocktail or order a lunchtime slider and head back to the office. The restaurant's placement in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast make it a perfect choice for all types of occasions, from date night to post-theater.
Great atmosphere AND delicious food. Reasonable priced for the neighborhood. The burger, the kale avocado salad, the croque monsieur, and the scratch fried chicken were all delicious. The whole menu looked awesome and I am anxious to come back and try more of the menu. We sat outside on the sidewalk patio which was pleasant, though very crowded - we were practically on top of the table next to us. The server was a bit slow at first but our food came quickly once we ordered.
It pains me to write this review. I have been a guest and Luxbar for over 6 years and my experiences were nothing short of outstanding. Until the last 3 months.
Over the course of my last several visits the service, attentiveness, attention to detail and accountability of their staff has considerably gone downhill. When R. Gunner was behind the bar NOTHING was ever missed.
The new team behind the bar lacks the level of professionalism and service only R. Gunner could give. Nonetheless I wanted to give them a chance, or 5 to get it and make it right.
We came here for my mothers birthday and ordered steak frites along with other items. I have ordered the steak frites numerous times and was excited to share this with my family as I'd talked this great dish up. The steak came out about 5 minutes after we ordered it, which would have been fine it I had ordered it blue, but we ordered it medium. I had to send it back twice because they couldn't get the correct temperature. The manager came to the table and took the steak back. It arrived back at the table, I cut through the center as requested and it was not correct. But I kept my mouth shut because I didn't want to be a nuisance, which is what it seemed like I was being. My fries that were supposed to come out with the recooked steak didn't, the demi was cold, the maitre d' butter was cold, server forgot my drink and honestly, I was so put off by the whole experience that I was no longer hungry or even wanted that steak. Manager apologized but why make me feel bad sending steak back?? I'm not the one who made the mistake!?!?!How disappointing and really disheartening that my neighborhood gem and favorite restaurant just doesn't seem to care anymore. Where is John?? Send help.
Good place to connect with friends on a beautiful weekend for brunch, we dined inside, but outside is great as well. The meal and ambiance made up for the shellacking that the Bears took on Sunday afternoon. Try the Bloody Mary's...particularly if during a Bear game to numb the pain!
The waiter was great, but my pet peeve is when they put down the check and never asked you if you wanted anything else. When he put down the check we had only been there an hour and 20 mins. I can see if we had been there for 3 hours and they wanted the table, but this wasn't the case.
I made a reservation for 5 of us as we were on a girls trip to Chicago. Although we would have liked to sit outside, the tables on the patio were too small. The food choices and quantity was great. The menu offered a range of choices and excellent salads. Our waiter was very accommodating and friendly, as were all the staff. They even gave us 5 separate bills and were very attentive. The ambience was welcoming, trendy and vibrant. A very enjoyable night and one of the best dining experiences I had in Chicago.
It gets VERY loud inside the restaurant, and I always forget that about this place until I'm there. It only gets annoying when you're trying to have an intimate conversation with someone, but it is definitely a fun place! The food has been great each time we've gone, and we've had no issues with service. Overall, a nice place!
Yes we liked it the second time around as well. Had the sliders. I'd like some tomato and lettuce with it not just meat and buns, but did not ask. The Shrimp cocktail was very good. The 8-Layer Chocolate Cake could feed six, was great and too much for even four. We'll be back.
Had brunch here with my parents on the patio one Sunday morning. Food was pretty good, but we were in a very tight spot on the patio which made it hard for people to get around us. Food came out in a fair amount of time. I had the avocado crab toast, my mom had the breakfast burrito, and my dad had a skillet. It was good but nothing different from any other ones I've had at other spots.
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