The Berghoff Restaurant
Open for lunch and dinner, the Berghoff’s wide variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and entrées is sure to satisfy everyone in your party. With fresh ingredients, seasonal menus and vegetarian & gluten-free dishes, it"s “tradition with a twist!”
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Great food and service. Pleasant staff and attentive to your questions and concerns. Has vegetarian options that are delicious.
The Berghoff has been our go to place to meet with friends for dinner before the CSO or for lunch to refuel while spending the day downtown. A family tradition for a very long time.
One of my favorite places for an informal business lunch.
This place epitomizes average dining. Interior was dirty and old and the service was awful. Servers look apathetic and don’t share their names. They forget parts of your order and are slow. #ExpectedMore
Jay was attentive and very courteous, comfortable as a waiter and with the various table customers nearby.
The whitefish was the best fish I’ve had in months, and I eat more than a normal share of fish dishes.
Family here from out of town looking for real food. We had great food. Our party go eoght had chicken, white fish, the sausage plate, a Rueben, the Restaurant week specials and a huge salad. Everything was fresh and favorable. We enjoyed the beer and baskets of bread with butter. We had apple strudel for dessert which was yummy. We would highly recommend the Berghoff.
7 people 1 persons food took forever, everyone else was done eating.
I had Caesar salad with beef medallions
Tiny tiny salad, 2 medallions that were over done and the meat was tough.
We were celebrating a dear friend, but as our lunch followed an earlier event we could not give the restaurant an exact arrival time, or precise number of people. The restaurant worked with us closely to accommodate these circumstances, arranged for a round table for 10, and served a free desert to our celebrant. Food was hearty and well-prepared, special favorites were the duck and the white fish with delicious side dishes, and an outstanding flourless chocolate cake. Service very pleasant and attentive, never rushed. I recommend the Berghoff for any occasion and will definitely go back.
Always delicious! I had the Cedar Plank Salmon. Loved it.
Took my son who wanted to try as never had. I have been there many times but mostly for lunch.
Our waiter was pretty dull and low energy.
I had the duck but have to say was a bit rubbery.
My son did like the German sausage trio however.
Likely not come back for dinner but Chicago classic and
will likely come back for lunch.
LOVED our meal this week, and have loved meals at The Berghoff literally for generations. One of our first stops any time we are in Chicago!
We were at Berghoff’s to Celebrate our son’s birthday. The service was so so and some meals were very good but others were not so good (food was dry). The ambiance was nice and our son enjoyed the root beer.
The food and atmosphere were great! Ester was a fabulous waitress! The bill for two was over $100 though so definitely expensive!
Excellent food. Excellent service. Very authentic. Loved it.
A fabulous meal! Everything we ordered was superb, and the entire menu sounded delicious.
Staff were responsive to our needs, the ambience was warm and welcoming, and the food was DELICIOUS!! We will definitely be returning!
As always the food was excellent. The only negative is that they had to moo the floor when we were eating. The cleaner scent was almost overwhelming. But service was great, polite and quick. A great meal
Waitress rude and the food was terrible definitely will never go back or refer anyone to the restaurant.
Longtime favorite. Only one disappointment; roasted fingerling potatoes were very tough, difficult to slice. Too long in a warming pan? Great treat menu for Chicago Restaurant Week.
A Chicago landmark. Great location on Adams. My parents took me there back in the 70's. Loved everything but it's a little pricey. Salads are extra at $8.00. We each had one drink ($12 for my wifes Kettle One cocktail) a salad and an entree. Bill with tip was $95.00 for two.
Everything was delicious, I want to try everything but I can always know the Rueben sandwich is amazing! Tried a burger it was huge and delicious! Definitely met and exceeded my expectations.
Good choice of seating, good ambiance with low noise level, making it easy to have a conversation, good service (waiter didn’t hesitate to offer his opinions on our choices), good food (I had meatloaf), very good dessert (chocolate cake), and reasonable prices for the quality and location. We will return.
I ordered the Rahm Snitzel and the cutlet was not cooked at time of my order. What a second rate way to embarrass me in front of my customers. It was not hot and the gravy and mashed potatoes were cold.
Absolutely delicious!! Cool atmosphere, great menu...we had a bunch of types of schnitzel, pot pie, sauerbraten roast, and two different appetizers...everything was fabulous! We’re from STL, if we ever come back to chicago we will be back. Have the root beer!! Service was great too!
The meal started off ok with the Bavaria pretzel, but, sadly that was the lone highlight. Food was all extremely bland, underseasoned, and dry. The service was inattentive and forgettable. We were very excited to go and left extremely dissapointed.
Really good food and beer was also outstanding.
The service was slow and the lighting was so bright it reminded us of a high school cafeteria. We left before the meal. It’s just not like the old Berghoff.
Been coming here for almost 40 years when I visit Chi. My folks started coming in the 1940s. An absolute favorite.
The beer was great. Pretty underwhelmed with the food.
Excellent German food. Potato cakes were very good. Pot roast was outstanding. Excellent service.
Really good food and server was friendly and funny. We enjoyed the evening very much.
Old school comfort. No loud music, good food and beer. Nice environment.
Food was excellent. They were short a server so service was a little slow but the waitress did a great job, and did what she could to make up for it. Great overall experience
Server was terrible. Had to ask for refill on water not once, not twice but 3 times. Waited close to 40 min for food on lunch hour. Other tables around us came in after, received their food first. Once the food arrived, food was good.
felt like we were in a gymnasium the lighting was so bright. potato pancake was flavorless. the chicken on my daughters caeser salad tasted like catfood and she couldn’t eat it. bread was so stale you could crack it in half.
Meeting old coworkers
Terrible service. Waiter could never be found. Lack of service caused stress on time and ruined the pre-theatre meal.
Wow! Took my Mom for her birthday and she was speechless. Food was amazing and still can’t go over that Pretzel... best I ever had. Highly recommend
The Berghoff has been a holiday tradition in my family for two generations and I am happy to report that it is still a wonderful place to have dinner with a large group. Thank you for the wonderful food, service, and atmosphere! We will be back again next year!
My team and I chose The Berghoff for our holiday luncheon and were not disappointed. We arrived at our reservation time and were immediately seated. The server was friendly and helpful in addressing questions about the menu. The food itself was outstanding. Every team member raved about their chosen dish. The flavors, temperature of the dishes when they arrived to the table, and the presentation were all appealing to the senses. As we were leaving, a team member said, "Why don't we have lunch there more often?!?"