The Chew Chew

1017 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Voted Chicagoland's #1 "Neighborhood Restaurant" by Open Table, "Best of Chicago" by Chicago Magazine and "TOP 25 Suburban Restaurant (2017)" by Chicago Eater. "Happy Hour" daily (4-6pm) with 50% Cocktails, Beer & Glass Wine. The Chew Chew has over 20 years experience providing great food & hospitality to our guests. Chef/Owner Scott Zimmer re-opened the popular eatery two-blocks from the original location which now features multi-level dining, a large bar/lounge, new menu and an expanded beer and wine list.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary American, Steak, American
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Hours of operation
Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00 - 10:00 (kitchen 'til 9)
Friday - Saturday 4:00 - 10:30 (kitchen 'til 9:30)
Sunday: 4:00 - 9:00 (kitchen 'til 8)
Monday: closed
Happy Hour: 4:00-6:00 Daily

We are closed the following holidays: New Year's Day, Super Bowl Sunday, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas.
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Phone number
(708) 447-8781
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Scott Zimmer
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Private party facilities
The restaurant has a second level mezzanine for groups up to 50 people.
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Private party contact
Scott: (708) 447-8781
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Full-Service, Pick-Up or Delivery
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Parking details
Directly on Burlington Street and city lot nearby.
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Public transit
Steps away from the Burlington Northern train station in Riverside.
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Special events & promotions
The Chew Chew hosts wine & beer dinners throughout the year. We also celebrate Mardi Gras with a weeklong party including a creole menu, fortune teller, magician, belly dancers, costumes & throws.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine