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3.9
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4.0
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vipWinnie
Chicago
50 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Very slow service. Sweet potato fries and parmesan fries were great.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Loved the environment and location just a tad bit too much salt on my burger tho

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RyLittle
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Love it! Would go there anytime I'm in Chicago. Great service and food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you so much for an amazing brunch!!

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vipBab314
Chicago
40 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Service was a little slow, no biggie, but the food was absolutely delicious by far the best south west salad I’ve ever had.

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KevinM
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall2food4service2ambience3

Kitchen was unprepared to make salads or plates so food was limited to sandwiches or apps. Server never mentioned this when we were seated. We lost valuable time and then had to find waitress when we had selected new items. Restaurant was not busy. Staff was very casual, engaging in social media instead of customers.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tampa
13 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a good experience, but hadn't been in a few years. The lighting for Sunday brunch is way too dark. Staff is sweet and drinks were delish, but lighting made us all extremely sleepy. Live music is a HUGE plus, because it's acoustic and soft, so no need to scream overtop of anyone!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Music was extremely loud

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Kami
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Didn’t eat, just got a giant skull drink. The place is average. I will say the music was 10x better than what I heard at Parlor.

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NickP
Toronto
19 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Quality and taste of food was great. I sent my soup back as it was way too spicy. They didn't offer an alternative or a refund. That would have made the visit a bit better.

The vibe when you walk in is a bit dreary. But food and service were both great.

I would recommend it.

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JimF
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Acoustic Brunch combined with the Bloody Mary bar is a great way to start your Saturday or Sunday!

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vipCaitlynSmith
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Our server savannah was awesome!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience3

The loaded tater tots were the best part of the meal and come recommended. Overall, extremely overpriced for what we received. $80 for two beers an app and two burgers, which came charred beyond our liking. The staff didn't really seem to care about our experience.

It was OK, but a very poor value overall. There are many places with better food at a lower price point and better drink selection in River North.

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vipcvjb
Chicago
57 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Really too bad, this used to be a great place for Brunch, not so much when we where there. got there right at 10:30am, took over an hour to get our food, and it was not the quality we were used to get at Rockit.... doubt we will go back in the future.

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RachelD
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was awesome and so was the service!

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vipBobL
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best burger in river north! Good food all around. Great for games or casual dining.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great spot to watch games

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MariaH
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food and service. However the noise levels was a bit much. Could barely hold a conversation withy daughter ( we were on the lower level.)

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Torpedo
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the new open look, place was electric and food is unbelievably better!

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JanH
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

I went for lunch during the week. The place was dead. There were three in our party, one had the kale Caesar salad and said it was excellent. I had a Reuben, which was just OK, I’ll little dry. My other friend had a gluten intolerance and ordered the lettuce burger, but what came was a regular burger on a bun. We asked him to send it back, but he didn’t want to make a big deal of it. He just took the bottle off. But I was a little surprised, since we had a long discussion with the server about gluten intolerance before we ordered.

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ErikR
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall2food5service5ambience1

Had a 5:45 reservation and got turned away by the bouncer at the door saying they were closed for private events. I should have just left after that. I called, got escorted in and it was like I was eating dinner in a club. Thank god the food an actual service was good, but yeah not coming back after that one.

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vipSamFoodie
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience4

We had a horrible experience for our team's celebratory lunch. We were celebrating a milestone on the team and we were the only table there. Not only did the food take FOREVER, the time difference between when the first dish was brought and the last dish was about 20 minutes. Unacceptable for lunch, especially when the dishes we were waiting on longest were salads. We will not be back any time soon which is too bad because Rockit used to be a go-to for lunches in my group.

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RachelF
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall3food5service3ambience5

We were having a great time enjoying the DJ until they stopped the music and put on the Michigan game.

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Torpedo
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The new renovated Rockit is great! The new menu was delicious and the service was perfect too.

Highly recommended!

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MarkN
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Very loud. Food just average, way too expensive for the quality and the tight menu. We used to be regulars, when the food was way better. Service is very slow even it was not busy plus we got overcharged. Very unpleasant experience.

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vipFrequentdiner
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We dined on a Sunday evening. We chose this restaurant because of the many features of your venue, such as pool tables and shuttle boards. When we arrived, we were told the upstairs is closed on Sundays because you basically cater to your local supporters, and they don't come out on Sundays.

This was very disappointing for us out of town visitors, and left a bad impression that we are not very important to your business.

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vipMKEDINER
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We used to LOVE RockIt. It was our favorite brunch spot. However, in the last year or so, it's lost it's appeal. The service is still great. However, the things we used to go there for are now lacking. We used to love the acoustic singer who was there every weekend. The last few times we were there he wasn't there. The biggest change though is the bloody mary bar. It used to be huge and now it's really just average.
Rockit isn't a terrible place to go - the food is still good, the service is great and the bloody mary is okay but it's just time for us to try a new place and find a new "regular" that's outstanding.

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vipModay84
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Pretty good food but slow service despite the place being nearly empty.

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vipBrandiQ
Indiana
24 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. Best truffle fries, rock corn shrimp, and buffalo wings with jalapeño ranch dip was some of the best food we've had in Chicago. Amazing bloody Mary's too.

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Lville
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyable Sunday brunch spot. We arrived early so crowd wasn’t an issue. Great acoustic guitar artist. We had a variety of different orders and all were delicious. Only suggestion would be to turn the heat on a little earlier on cold winter days, first 30 minutes was a little chilly.

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vipBillyP
Chicago
29 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. Service was on point. Menu is awesome and has tons of great options. Good on vibe, good on price and worth your time if you’re in the area looking for a good hang.

2 words:

T R U F F L E

T O T S

:)

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vipHoward
Chicago
128 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our meal a lot (the salmon and fried chicken were excellent). Went during Happy Hour and appreciated the nice discount on drinks. There was a glitch in the kitchen regarding one of our entrees, and our server Michelle was exceptionally gracious about handling that.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very fun atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall2food3service2ambience4

I took friends here who were visiting. I had been here before and had a great experience so made reservation. When we sat we were never greeted. Never saw an employee for about 15 minutes. It wasn’t busy so we moved to the bar to order drinks and appetizers. The bartender was okay. She got us drinks and took our order. When our food came it was cold. Bartender never checked back with us to see how we were doing. Really dissappointed in this experience and sorry I brought my friends from out of town there.

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vipDOCZMom
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always great. Comfortable setting. One of my favorite places!

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vipBigDTraveler
Chicago
33 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Restauramt has sognificantly declned since its reopening.

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IliniFan
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall3food3service2ambience4

We enjoy the Sunday brunch and have dined at the Rockit many times over the years. Sunday was a "hit or miss" experience for the very first time. We arrived just as the restaurant opened and had reservations. The portions are always huge. The fries were amazing. A couple people in our large party had orders messed up. One had an undercooked burger. Another got the wrong burger, it had to be sent back and then came back overcooked. The waitress was average at best. The busboys, however, were awesome! They were very, very attentive. The waitress just didn't stop by enough.

We were very surprised as we enjoy the Rockit on the weekends for brunch. However, we had a disappointing experience yesterday for the first time.

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vipJolthammer
Chicago
63 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had brunch here Saturday. Three Floyd's IPA and Flaming Hot Cheetos tamales! Life is good!

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vipHeidiJ
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, Michelle, was fantastic. Delicious turkey burger & sweet potato fries. Wish they were still on Wrigleyville as I’d be here more often!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, great cocktails, awesome beer list! A nice spot for a casual meal with friends! Great music playing too.

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