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About Tavern on Rush

RESERVATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED FOR PATIO OR BAR AREAS. RESERVATIONS ARE FOR DINING ROOM ONLY.

Tavern On Rush is a contemporary steakhouse offering an extensive menu of classic American fare, including USDA Prime aged steaks and chops, seafood, pizza, burgers, pastas unique daily specials and more.

Tavern boasts a bustling bar and lounge area, with a resident music producer who creates a fun and energetic playlist for guests' enjoyment 7 nights a week. The warm and inviting atmosphere is enhanced with a horseshoe-shaped bottle display, mahogany wood accents, linen table cloths, large windows overlooking the panoramic view of lively Rush Street and exceptional service.

Tavern’s outdoor patio cafe was voted “Best Outdoor Dining” by Chicago Scene Magazine. It is equipped with flatscreen HD TVs and is perfect for catching rays on a sunny afternoon over lunch or dining with friends on a beautiful summer evening.

1031 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:00am – 2:00am; Saturday: 9:00am – 3:00am; Sunday: 9:00am – 2:00am;
Reservations are not available for the outside area.

Cross Street:
Bellevue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(312) 664-9600

Website:
http://www.tavernonrush.com/

Catering:
For Stefani catering and events please call 312-595-5440.

Parking Details:
Valet is $16.99; and there are numerous public lots available in the area.

Public Transit:
Red line CTA – Division stop

Executive Chef:
John Gatsos

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Now featuring a LIVE DJ every night in our famous bar and lounge.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Guests are invited to enjoy a traditional, three-course Thanksgiving meal at Tavern on Rush on Thursday, November 23. Dinner is served from 11 a.m. to midnight and is $46.95 for adults and $16.95 for children 12 and under. Take out is available.

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Tavern on Rush in the Gold Coast will be open at 9 a.m. on Sunday, December 24th. Guests can enjoy Sunday brunch and cocktails. The restaurant will close at 5 p.m.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Guests who visit Tavern on Rush for New Year’s Eve can indulge in a menu specials or dine from the popular daily menu. The kitchen will be open until 1 a.m., and the evening will feature beautiful New Year’s decorations, party favors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

Tavern on Rush Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (54)
Good for Anniversaries (47)
People Watching (47)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (41)
Business Meals (39)
Special Occasion (39)
Fun (39)
Hot Spot (36)
Vibrant Bar Scene (34)
Good for Groups (33)
Good for Birthdays (31)
Neighborhood Gem (31)
Scenic View (30)
Bar Seating (27)
Romantic (21)
Great for Brunch (20)
Notable Wine List (20)
Casual (18)
Cozy (17)
Great for Lunch (17)
Happy Hour (16)
Worth the Drive (15)
Comfort Food (14)
Late-night Find (14)
Authentic (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Quick Bite (7)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Afternoon Coffee (6)
Tasting Menu (5)
Healthy (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Live Sports (3)
Seasonal (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Great Beer (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Vegan (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Gabby took amazing care of us! The pork chop was huge and juicy, the mashed potatoes were delicious, and the manhattans from the bar were ridiculously delicious. We always hit the Tavern when we come to Chicago, can't wait until we come back!

Tags: Scenic View, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Hot Spot
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·Dined 3 days ago

Great place with a nice location to look over the streets. Food was excellent, but of course at city prices. More casual dining in the bar area below, but the upper floor was awsome

Tags: Romantic, Fun
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 (Miami)·Dined 4 days ago

Fantastic food and service. Wine list is impressive and worth the price. The restaurant can be a little loud during peak time but wasn’t a deterrent. Will definitely go back!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 5 days ago

Service, quality and selection of menu choices, and atmosphere were all excellent. We had a very enjoyable experience.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

Tavern on Rush - just a classic Chicago feel good restaurant. Wide variety of food options. Great vibe. Service top notch. YUM! Can't wait to o back!

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Casual, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Service was great. Servers knowledgeable attentive and friendly. Lunch was a good mixture of a great menu and ambiance.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Fun, People Watching
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Jerry is truly the best! Had a great experience!

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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined on November 11, 2017

My spouse and I met our son and his friend in Chicago and I picked Tavern on Rush in advance due to wonderful past experiences there. Great food, ambiance and service. Helpful when we had to change the reservation to an earlier time. Eric was a wonderful server . . . fun, energetic, helpful and practical.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Fantastic food recommendation from our waiter. Great food. Never offered dessert. Enjoyed drinks downstairs afterwards. Fun atmosphere! Enjoyed the experience. Thanks!!

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Very good steak and excellent service. Not overpriced and stiff drinks.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Cozy, People Watching, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Tavern on Rush is a classic Chicago steakhouse. Great food, great scenery, and great service make this a real gem. I absolutely love this place. It's in a great location also.

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great service and a smile from the lovely waitress.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Do not go here if you are vegan or vegetarian. The veggie burger was the worst thing I have tasted at a restaurant in a long long time. It was very dry and tasted like stale peanut butter. The meat eaters seemed much happier with their food; ribs and burgers. The location on Rush St was great.

Tags: Fun, Hot Spot, Scenic View, People Watching
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Looking to get you in and out as quickly as possible. Waiter did not engage at all, bus boy spilled water glass on my wife - no waiter, no manager, nothing!!

Much better restaurants available

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food and excellent service
I do recommend . Will be back.

Tags: Hot Spot
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food5
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Our server, Eric, did a fantastic job. We enjoyed our evening.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Terrible food and service. Beyond disappointed!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Fun scene, good food and service equal a great night!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, People Watching, Scenic View, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fun, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

One of my favorite salads. Steak was done to perfection and served hot. Great service.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Our dinner was probably my 8th time dining at Tavern on Rush. For several business meals, & the rest dining with friends & family, we have always had great service & great food. We live out of state, but are always welcomed as if we were 'regular' customers. I would highly recommend dining at the great Chicago establishment!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fun, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Our server, Q, was the BEST! Dinner was spectacular but Q's service was perfect.

Tags: Hot Spot
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vip
 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 17, 2017

A friend recommended this restaurant to us as we were visiting from Canada. I loved it and will definitely go back!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, People Watching, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great service and good food! They have nice outside seating and great menu for brunch.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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food4
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 (Nashville)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Waiter was outstanding! Dinner was delicious and the ambiance was perfect!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great food! Our dinner was delicious. Steaks cooked to perfection.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Horrible service, took 45 minutes to be seated with a reservation. We had to wait in the overcrowded lounge downstairs and then when we walked out the door to go to a restaurant next door that could seat us right away the host followed us out to the sidewalk and told us our table was ready. When we got upstairs we noticed that there were numerous empty 4 top tables that nobody was seated at for the remainder of our dinner. I have loved the restaurant on other occasions that i have been there, but this experience will probably make it so that i do not come back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Did not seat us until 30 minutes past reservation after we have seats up at bar 20 minutes earlier after being told “you are being seated next.” Then was seated outside where it is first come first serve and where we could have sat 30 minutes earlier. Waitress was inattentive and no one apologized, bought us drinks or seemed to care about our inconvenience.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Service was amazing

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

From the hostess , to our waiter (Steven) , to the bus boys, everyone was friendly and very accommodating. The food was excellent - parmesan crusted chicken was the best!!
Ambiance was awesome.
Can't wait to go back -

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Hot Spot, People Watching
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Food was delicious & the service was very attentive. Would definitely go back again.

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·Dined on October 6, 2017

The food was phenomenal and the staff was amazing !!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Our group of 6 people were well taken care of by "Q" our waiter. He was helpful in helping us choose delicious meal choices and I will return!

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·Dined on October 2, 2017

Very nice place , ate in the bar area. Good food, great scenery!

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour
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 (Tampa)·Dined on September 24, 2017

One of my very favorite places to eat.Had the beef carpaccio
Sat outside the weather was fabulous very enjoyable night

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 23, 2017

The food was great as always. Steve our waiter was fantastic.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Food was great, I was upstairs and we loved the view.

Tags: Fun, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Monterrey)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Very good oisters, excellent beef, service, ambient a place you will ever find interesting

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Always consistent and good is well prepared. Benny is a gen!

Tags: Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We enjoy Tavern on Rush. The food is delicious, the portions are plenty, the ambiance and buzz of Rush Street, valet parking option, all make for a great dining experience in the mag mile area. We are always looking for great brunch food and this is one of our favs! Our server was overly nice, but that's a good thing!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Business Meals
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Always amazing food and service. This restaurant never disappoints. It is my very favorite when we come into Chicago. I highly recommend it. Our server Joe was exceptional.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Authentic, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive
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