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About Table Donkey and Stick

Located on the edge of Logan Square, Table, Donkey and Stick is a neighborhood restaurant offering seasonal fare and a unique selection of beer, wine and spirits honoring the eating and drinking traditions of the Alps. The restaurant has been named a best new restaurant by Chicago Magazine and awarded a Bib Gourmand by the Guide Michelin.

Our menu features creative, seasonally driven small and large plates, complemented by a rotating selection of charcuterie and artisan cheeses. The kitchen works with local farmers and whole animals whenever possible; all breads and charcuterie items are made in-house.

Table, Donkey and Stick is a place to gather with friends in a warm and comfortable environment. The focus is on the table: a place for food and drink, but also for story-telling and fellowship.

2728 W. Armitage
Chicago, IL 60647
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary European, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: 5:30pm-10:00pm, 11:00pm Friday and Saturday
Bar Open Till Midnight (10pm Sunday)

Cross Street:
Fairfield

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(773) 486-8525

Website:
http://www.tabledonkeystick.com/

Parking Details:
Free street parking is available directly in front of the restaurant on Armitage Ave. Paid parking is available across from the restaurant on Fairfield.

Public Transit:
The restaurant is under 1/2 mile from the California and Western stops on the Blue Line. The restaurant is also accessible via the Armitage and California buses.

Executive Chef:
Ryan Brosseau

Private Party Facilities:
Table, Donkey and Stick is available for parties, celebrations and other events with customized menu and beverage options. A glass-enclosed private dining room with fireplace and access to patio is available for up to 25 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Matthew Sussman: (855) 826-2481

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Sun 5:00PM - 6:15PM

Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 6:15PM 8:45PM - 9:00PM

Fri 5:15PM - 5:45PM

Sat 5:00PM - 5:30PM

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Table Donkey and Stick Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (19)
Good for a Date (18)
Neighborhood Gem (17)
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Creative Cuisine (16)
Special Occasion (13)
Cozy (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Fun (9)
Romantic (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Comfort Food (8)
Bar Seating (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Casual (7)
Good for Groups (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Authentic (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Seasonal (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Business Meals (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Great Beer (2)
Healthy (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Tapas (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Great for Lunch (1)
Organic (1)
People Watching (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Well Choreographed and interpersonally friendly , flexibly served tasting courses that had knockout wine pairings that for the cost just showered treasures of totally new wine zones- the twiwine zone! Each dish was a moment to discuss its construction and complex flavors.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Fantastic dinner. Charcuterie was like different types of campfire in their smokey-ness. Entrees were delicious as well - salmon and a gnocchi-like dish with butternut squash. Wine list is fascinating - enjoyed an excellent Syrah from Cornas. Great service, too!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, People Watching
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

An interesting menu, very helpful staff, a little dark in the corners, and a bit loud. Food was in and out, some was very flavorful, some just ok. Very limited cheese in the serving. Overall enjoyed and was good, don't know I would return with so many options in the city.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

None of our group had been to Table, Donkey and Stick before so we went in a bit skeptical. We were quickly put at ease with knowledgable and friendly waitstaff and an interesting menu that worked with the mixed group of meat-eaters, vegetarian and gluten free folks. The food was terrific and the service was very good. Our only complaint was that one of our group asked for a fried egg on his burger and was given a very flat "NO." seemed a small ask or at least worth an polite explanation. It was a cozy room and we looked forward to coming back in warmer weather to check out the patio.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Great time had by our group of 5.
Highly recommend the charcouterie and any cocktail!

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Great place overall, friendly service and an unique drink list. Loved the cheese and meet plates and the chicken and dumplings. Portion size on the larger plates left a little something to be desired.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Really wonderful experience at this cozy place. Cheese and charcuterie are excellent. Recommend the chicken and dumpling small plate. Salmon and pork shoulder were great picks for large plates.

The back room has a few two top tables and two communal tables. Especially warm and cozy with the fireplace. Noise level was moderate; could talk without the music overpowering.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Absolutely quaint, cozy and endearing. Perfect for a date.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Always love coming here. Good is great and staff even better

Tags: Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Loved the sweet potato gnocchi

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 (Omaha)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Great gluten free options, good service, and awesome atmosphere.

Tags: Romantic, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Came in for restaurant week but we weren’t interested in a charcuterie so we just ordered off the normal menu. Front room is very quiet but tables are super close together. The back room is better but also super cramped. The duck hash small plate was really tasty. The duck entree was good but comes as a meatloaf texture, which isn’t for everyone. I liked it but my date didn’t. Nothing knocked my socks off for the price but service was good and not much else in the area.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We’ve been to TDS a few times and it never disappoints! Food is always great and we were really impressed with their restaurant week offering - not just a few dishes to choose from, but we could pick from their entire menu. Service is excellent; everyone is so personable, friendly and down-to-earth and John remembered us from our last visit. So glad we moved into the neighborhood, we’ll definitely be back and would highly recommend to others!

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Casual, Great Beer
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Great food for a great occasion

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 2, 2018

I drove past the door the first time around sure didn't look inviting but we were quite surprised. the food variety was very nice and the service was attentive. I absolutely will go back to try the cocktails and more of the menu.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Well executed flavorful comfort cuisine for a cold Chicago date night. The food was on the heavy side , but oh so delicious!
Service was attentive but not hovering. Our server knew the menu well , and made some excellent suggestions. Our water glasses were always kept pleasantly full.
The ambiance was comfortable / hipster / unpretentious and warm.
Parking was a breeze.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 28, 2018

We didn't know what to expect when we made the reservation, but the food and experience went beyond any expectations we could have had. The service was great and they explained all the dishes in detail when we asked. The cocktails were also very unique and tasty. The only downside was the temperature of the back room, we sat near the door - it went from cold to overly warm quickly and often. Overall loved it and are already planning our next visit!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Was disappointed with Table Donkey and Stick last night. They looked overwhelmed by restaurant week and looked they like over booked reservations. We have been to TDS many times and this was the only time we were underwhelmed by the service and food. We were seated somewhere between 30-60 minutes later than our reservation and were forced to stand in tight quarters until a table opened. The food was mostly fine, but not up to the usual high quality the restaurant typically puts out.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 27, 2018

This might have been because of restaurant week, but we waited over 30 minutes for our table with a reservation. The food was very good, although my burger came out the chef recommended medium rare temperature instead of my requested medium. A comp'd dessert would have gone a long way towards acknowledging how long we waited before being seated.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Great everything

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 22, 2018

This restaurant truly lives up to it’s advertised philosophy. The food is thoughtfully prepared and the flavors are pronounced yet balanced.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

everything was so good. superb charcuterie and beautiful mains - small but lovely interesting flavors. and the bread! highly recommend!

Tags: Tapas, Good for Groups, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We enjoyed a lovely evening, and delicious meal, at Donkey Table & Stick. The staff was friendly, welcoming and attentive. The space was cozy on a cold night, and the delicious food warmed us up. We ordered a charcuterie plate, a set of small plates and an entree. Each round was promptly served after we finished the previous. The potato latkes and cauliflower panisse were fantastic, and the duck porridge was a creamy, savory treat. I enjoyed every bite and look forward to trying out additional items on the charcuterie menu! Additionally, I would highly recommend the cocktails. Different Seasons was a fun combination of sweet cardamom and ground black pepper flavors, and their Sazerac-inspired cocktail was boozy and impeccably balanced. We will be back!

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Authentic, Cozy, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Service and ambiance was wonderful. Food was definitely subpar.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 12, 2018

I have a policy of not writing negative reviews. This is my first. The noise level was insane. We all left with sore throats, ringing ears, and we were angry that Donkey and Stick had wasted our time and a lot of our money. No amount of good food or service makes up for a horrible environment. We'll never go back and are actively advertising our disgust to our circle of dining friends.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great experience as a first time diner at this restaurant. Wait staff was attentive, but not overcrowding and gave great suggestions on how to pair their menu. The food was delicious - definitely on the heavier side but on a cold winter night in Chicago we didn't have any complaints. I will definitely go back as it sounds like they may swap out a dish or two based on seasonality. Highly recommend for anyone looking to explore some of the yummy restaurants in Logan Square!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We decided to do Christmas Eve dinner at Table Donkey and Stick this year - it was the perfect cozy spot. Excellent charcuterie and cocktails, and lots of different small and large plates that allow you to share a nice balanced meal- the two of us had potato latkes (a must have!) and a carrot and apple salad, and then shared a fish entree. That, plus a couple charcuterie items- which come with house-made bread- were a perfect amount of food for the two of us. Wonderful service, too.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 23, 2017

I eat at TDS at least 2-3 times per month. It's unfailingly superb. The wine is nicely curated by Matt, the owner, who's an accomplished sommelier. The ambiance is rich, warm, comforting. The cuisine is inventive, exciting, familiar yet eccentric, and the service is impeccable. It's cozy and lovely and good for all occasions.

Tags: Hot Spot, Gluten Free Options, Organic, Comfort Food, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Disappointed in many ways. Went on a Saturday night just before Christmas. The server was patronizing, abrupt, and snarky. The music was so loud it severely interfered with our conversation across a very small table. What is it about restaurants these days? It’s as if the experience is for the benefit of the employees and not the customers.

Tags: Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Latkes fried in beef tallow were the best latkes that I have ever had.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Fun, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 19, 2017

It’s a favorite of mine. It’s a bit loud for a date, but the food is done very well. It walks that line between fine cuisine and hipster hangout.

I’ll keep it plain and simple... you pay a little extra to feel a bit more fancy. However, since it kind of caters to the hipster crowd there is a bit of divey-ness to it.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Another great meal at this quirky, but welcoming restaurant. The cheese and charcuterie are standouts, along with the duck liver mousse. We also enjoyed the sablefish, the duck rollatine and the burger, which is always great. Interesting flavors, well prepared food, fun, somewhat grungy vibe--no wonder this place rates a Michelin Bib Gourmand.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Great Charcuterie and wine

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Enjoyed lovely food and drink wiht really attentive and helpful service. Casual and cozy - we enjoyed the fireplace in the rear room. Made extra effort to accommodate food allergies.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Winter dining: It is very small and the fireplace makes it VERY warm so keep that in mind. Bench seating at the same table w others. Food is fantastic! I will dine here again!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Tasting Menu
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Always amazing! Not a bad thing on the menu

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Monday specials at the bar

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Table, Donkey, Stick is a special treat. A cozy environment, nice people (it’s a bit elbow to elbow when it gets busy), and an excellent chef. It’s off the beaten path a bit but well worth the trip.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The Duck Liver charcuterie was amazing! Our waitress Kirsten was top notch. All of the food was fantastic and the drinks were great. We’ll be heading back soon for the Monday night specials.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

It was absolutely delicious. My only regret is not visiting this restaurant sooner. You cannot go wrong with the charcuterie!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Authentic
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