About Rockit Bar & Grill

Enjoy your Favorite Rock Music, Cool Ambience, Giant TVs, and a Trendy Chicago Scene located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant River North neighborhood.

Rockit’s cuisine features casual dining with a modern twist on American favorites including festive group appetizers, giant salads, entrees, burgers, sandwiches and homemade sweets. Good Morning America named our Signature Rockit Burger (Kobe Beef) the “Best Burger in the U.S!” We serve premium alcohol brands and house crafted Signature Cocktails plus “Top-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar” for Brunch. Great spot for After-Work Cocktails, Birthday Dinner and Acoustic Guitar Weekend Brunch.

Weekends on the 2nd Floor feature an energetic atmosphere with Bottle Service, Late Night Menu, Top Resident DJs, and over twelve 80” TVs to watch the most anticipated games--we're a known Michigan bar! The Lounge is available for Corporate & Private Events for 50 to 280 Guests.

22 W. Hubbard
Chicago, IL 60610
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Comfort Food, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday-Thursday: 5pm-12am
Friday: 5pm-2am
Saturday: 10am-3am
Sunday: 10am-12am

Brunch: Saturday-Sunday: 10am-4pm.

HAPPY HOUR: Wednesday-Friday: 5-7pm

2nd FLOOR LOUNGE & BAR | DJ | SPORTS | EVENTS:
Friday: 7 PM - 2 AM
Saturday: 7 PM - 3 AM
**BOOK YOUR PRIVATE EVENTS 7 DAYS A WEEK IN THE LOUNGE (50-280 GUESTS)**

Cross Street:
State / Dearborn

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 645-6000

Website:
http://rockitbarandgrill.com/

Entertainment:
Known as one of the most iconic pioneers of Chicago's greatest Entertainment District, River North, Rockit has been redesigned, redefined, and is ready for an unprecedented future. Unparalleled entertainment through open-format rock focused with a mix of recognizable classics and new, hip, alternative music that may be undiscovered.

Late Night expect a mix and innovative twist to "party rock".

Weekend DJs | Special Events

Book Your Private Party, Convention Reception, Landmark Occasion at Rockit for 50 to 280 Guests in our Lounge.
Private Venue Buyout is Available. We book your entertainment including DJs, Bands, Photo Booths, Airbrush Tattoos, Sweets Tables, Mixology Stations & More.
Call Giselle at 312-645-6000 or Email Giselle@RockitRanch.com to learn more.

Catering:
TO-GO PLATTERS | OFFICE CATERING DELIVERY | Email Events@RockitBarandGrill.com

IN VENUE CATERING & EVENTS:
Pre-Fixed Group Dining Menus | 15 - 22 Guests Seated (Main Dining Room)
Small Cocktail Reception | 15 - 30 Guests (Main Dining Room/Patio)
Cocktail Reception | 50 - 280 Guests with Passed Cuisine (The Lounge)
Private Dinner Buffet Reception | 50 - 200 Guests (The Lounge Private)

Interesting Passed Appetizers, Entrée Buffet Stations, Carving Stations, Raw Bar, and More!

Public Transit:
Red Line - Grand

Executive Chef:
Mike Sheerin

Private Party Facilities:
BOOK YOUR EVENT WITH THE REDESIGNED, REDEFINED, RELAUNCHED ROCKIT BAR AND GRILL! GROUPS OF 20 - 500, OFFERING SEMI-PRIVATE & PRIVATE SPACE. CUSTOMIZE MENU OPTIONS, CARVING STATIONS, AMENITIES SUCH AS CUSTOM DECOR, FLORAL, IN-HOUSE AUDIO, LED WALL, DJ BOOTH, SPECIALTY LIGHTING AND MORE!

Private Party Contact:
Group Events: (312) 943-7600 ext. 1103

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please sign up for our Email Newsletter at www.RockitBarandGrill.com to be the first to know about Special Events, Bands, DJs, and Holiday Special Events at Rockit!

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Rockit Bar & Grill Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.0

ambience

4.2

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

81% would recommend it to a friend

Bar Seating (12)
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Casual (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Great for Lunch (6)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Good for a Date (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Live Music (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Business Meals (2)
Great Beer (2)
Live Sports (2)
People Watching (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Cozy (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

Somewhat loud. A bit dark. Hamburger was excellent!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Family in town for the weekend.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

I am in charge of organizing an event for 110 sales people in Chicago in late Feb. and someone suggested we hold an evening event at Rockit. Figured before I contact them about a group event, I would do some secret shopping.

We were early for our 745pm reservation, but since they were only about 80% full we were seated right away. Good start. We waited 11 mins before our waiter John came to the table. He took our drink order, one Bloody Mary (no garnish) and one glass of Cab. 9 more minutes pass, not seen our waiter, but my Bloody Mary arrives (2 olives and 2 lemon wedges), but no glass of wine. 7 mins later I flag another staff member down to find John, he gets John and he then goes and gets the glass of wine.

Another 20 mins pass, I track down another staff member and John comes and asks if we are ready to order. Really? I ask for our bill and went across the street. It is Chicago - lots of choices.

So we drop $165 at another restaurant and I realize the value of secret shopping. $15K budget for a Tuesday night event in Feb., guess who isn’t getting that business. No second chances.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Went there to watch the game. Not the greatest place to view a sporting event but the food and atmosphere were good

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 30, 2017

The food was mediocre. I ordered a jalapeño margarita and that was good. The service was fine but the food was just disappointing. I have been here before and remember the food being better.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 18, 2017

For a burger place, they messed up my wife's burger twice. This was long after it took way too long for us to enter our order and get our food. The rest of us had salads which were good, but the burger fiasco was troubling.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Lots of confusion at front. We were there for the first time and went up the stairs. The guy kept saying it’s a private party and I said we had a reservation. He didn’t help us figure out we in the wrong area for dining. Then, the host took our name passed us off to a lady who should 4 in our party of 6 to a terrible long high top with a post in the way. We said no, we’d rather have a better spot. We waited at least 20 min to find out the remaining two in our party were already seated at a table for six as we had reserved. From where we were standing, we could not see them. Terrible communication at front of house.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Wonderful food and great service! The menus were in vinyl record cases, which was super fun, and we were pleasantly surprised to hear live acoustic music during our Saturday brunch! We loved it and will definitely be back!!

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·Dined on November 2, 2017

The consensus from the group was it was an excellent experience all around. Great food, great service and a very enjoyable all around experience. Highly recommended. We will be coming back.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Was t impressed with the noise level, I mean I knew that upstairs is a club setting but was surprised it was so loud at 7 pm. Would’ve liked it to be a little more quiet.

Tags: Great Beer, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Awesome truffle fries! Turkey burgers were good too!

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Very good food, truffle fries were some of the best I have ever had. Service was a little slow. Good music in the background, cool theme. Nice place for a casual meal with friends and coworkers.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

First time visiting and maybe the last....the service wasn’t the issue Jonah was attentive. So let me start with our drinks the sangarias were good, next our apps I had calamari and the other was a giant mozzarella stick...the calamari was good but it wasn’t shareable. The portion was very small for the price...the mozzarella stick was overly fried too me but my guest liked it.

Now we both ordered the battered cheese stuff burger one with truffle fries and the other regular when they arrived both burgers were under cooked so we had to send it back. Fries were great.

Management offered us a free dessert and was told it would be the banana creme pie. Our newly cooked burgers arrived definitely cooked not much cheese this time but we will take that since we wanted fully cooked burgers. Lastly our packed dessert arrived and the waiter even checked to say it was the pie....we come home and it’s bread pudding😔 So as nice as Jonah and the manager who didn’t give us his name were we will try something else.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Nashville)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We were visiting from out of town and were so happy to find this place for brunch. The food was great and everyone was so so nice. So we decided to come back to watch the game and our experience was completely different. We sat at the bar and the service was okay - and that's kinda a stretch . My husband ordered a beer and I got mix drink. My drink was not good at all . My husband finished his drink while mine was pretty much still full. No one asked why or how it was so we left. I really liked this place however will only come back for brunch.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Love the food options. Great brunch unique entrees.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We came in after the marathon, they were pretty much out of everything we tried to order. Felt bad for the waiter.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Always good for brunch on weekends. Live music by Eric adds to the atmosphere.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 1, 2017

I am not a fan since they revamped the menu. They took the one item they were known for and changed completely plus downsized them. Rocket pockets.
Also we were only ones in the restaurant with a full staff and finding our waitress was never easy

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 23, 2017

It was extremely loud. We waited ten minutes and no one

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Waited 20 minutes without a server coming by so we left.

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·Dined on September 2, 2017

I took a friend out for a birthday brunch in the morning. When we arrived there was only one small group seated. The restaurant had just opened. I ordered a mocha and it took awhile to get. Then we ordered waffles and a breakfast burrito which also took long and when It did come it wasn't even hot. The meals were simple that it shouldn't have taken as long as it did to put together especially with an empty restaurant. If it is was packed then I would've understood. I wasn't impressed by the service.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Awesome food. Awesome time. Great desserts. Overall, couldn't ask for a better place.

Tags: Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Live Sports, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Hot Spot, People Watching, Casual
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 6, 2017

took 50 minutes to get food after ordering on a Sunday

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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Came in for a bachelorette party and they were very accommodating. We had a great dinner, then headed to the bar/dance floor upstairs. Great bottle service.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on July 30, 2017

Nice bartenders, horribly rude servers and management. Spend your $ elsewhere

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 29, 2017

We go to rockit every time we come to Chicago for brunch/lunch. Their food is fantastic and reasonably priced. We love the Bloody Mary bar - best ever! The acoustic guitarist adds so much to the atmosphere. Jonah was an awesome waiter!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 16, 2017

I was very disappointed in the experience this week. We had a reservation for 6, but the table was only set for 5. It took almost 40 minutes to get a place setting and water. The service was incredibly slow-- things were often forgotten and it took a long time, even for basic things such as sugar for coffee. After ordering drinks, it took an additionally long time to be told they were out of champagne. The waiter was very unfriendly. While the food was good and we have had good experiences here in the past, I was very disappointed by what happened Sunday.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 16, 2017

We had awful service. Had to seek out a waiter after having no one come to our table for the first 30 minutes. We were celebrating a 21st birthday so it was super disappointing. Food took forever to come and was good, but not worth the wait. I would not go again, and would not recommend for a special occasion

Tags: Live Music, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Service was atrocious...seemed as if waitress / kitchen / bartender were all under staffed, even though the restuarant was at less than 20% capacity. Food and drinks took forever to come.

Food was significantly below average...

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on July 16, 2017

food was very good but the service was poor. we waited 20 minutes to get the coffee we ordered for breakfast and that was only after reminding the waitress. Other tables who came later and were larger were served first. My husband ordered orange juice with breakfast. We didn't receive it with our coffee. We reminded three people that we were still waiting for it. It finally cane when our dishes were being cleared. I told the waitress that we no longer wanted it as we were finished with breakfast. She left it on the table and charged us for it. I reminded her to take it off the bill which she did. She apologized for the service because she was " swamped." The restaurant was half empty. It will probably be a while before I revisit. By the way , get the water guy to fill coffee and clear tables. /we saw him the most

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Horrible service. The bartender wasn't at work to make the drinks until an hour into our meal which kept the server busy. We didn't get our food order placed until 40 minutes into the meal. It took an hour for the food to come out. I asked the server to check on the food when he rarely came by and he acted as if that was a very novel idea. He'd never heard of keeping the table abreast of the food situation. Food was good, but not worth the service.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Heat food and great service be sure to check out the lounge upstairs when you go there if that's your type of crowd

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on June 30, 2017

We were looking for a late night restaurant after attending a concert at the Grant Park Music Festival in Millenium Park. Found Rockit on Open Table and the ratings were good and the menu offered some inexpensive entries. We were not looking for a major dinner experience. That said, this is one of the noisiest restaurants I've ever encountered. The music was loud and dominated by a thumping bass; the surrounding tables noisy. One had to shout to be heard. I would not go back, nor can I recommend this unless you want this kind of ambiance. It appeared to be a place that attracted a young crowd. The noise level wasn't just energetic, it was just LOUD! Plus, they seated our group of five at a high-top table on backless stools. If that were my only issue, it could be forgiven, but it was late and we had a long day of travel. Food was good and met our needs, but we had a poor experience, overall.

Tags: Happy Hour
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Consistently delicious fresh food and drink. Awesome service and fun setting for socializing and sports enthusiasts.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 25, 2017

Rockit has amazing food and FRIES. It does get really loud, though, so maybe not the best option for conversation. We had a kid with us, and they were kind and accommodating, but it still was difficult. I wouldn't recommend for families.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on June 24, 2017

We loved our dinner at Rockit! Lively spot for a great Saturday night on the town. Had great standby items on the menu and fantastic elevated options as well. Loved my salmon with farro risotto and also tried the sweet potato gnocchi. Great cocktails and great food. Can't wait to go back!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Casual, Fun, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on June 23, 2017

A fun, happy and accommodating dinner location for a large, happy birthday party.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 22, 2017

Delicious burger and truffle fries are my favorite all time fries

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We were there for brunch on Father's Day. There is a Bloody Mary bar, which had many things to choose from. There were many people who after paying for their drinks were just taking their salad plates up there and filling those up with their "lunch". Brunch options were plentiful, we opted for breakfast. The homemade wheat bread and chicken sausage were both delicious! Our service was excellent from our server to the bus boys!

Tags: Hot Spot, Live Music
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 16, 2017

I used to go here when I lived downtown. Haven't been in a while. Menu changed and not for better. Kale sandwich horrible. Chicken tenders miserable. Chopped salad dull-it used to be the best.

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