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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.

Tavern on Rush Ratings and Reviews

5
4
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (42)
Good for a Date (41)
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Business Meals (35)
Fun (35)
Good for Groups (32)
People Watching (32)
Romantic (32)
Good for Anniversaries (30)
Good for Birthdays (29)
Vibrant Bar Scene (29)
Bar Seating (28)
Scenic View (26)
Neighborhood Gem (23)
Great for Lunch (22)
Notable Wine List (22)
Casual (18)
Cozy (16)
Happy Hour (15)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Great for Brunch (11)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Seasonal (11)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Authentic (9)
Comfort Food (9)
Late-night Find (9)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Tasting Menu (8)
Kid-friendly (6)
Quick Bite (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Great Beer (2)
Healthy (2)
Live Sports (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Live Music (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 hours ago

One of my favorite places to eat in Chicago! The ribeye was spectacular tonight! Great food, great service!

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·Dined 2 days ago

This restaurant was phenomenal my waiter Tony was awesome. The shrimp appetizer was my highlight. I highly recommend this restaurant

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Business Meals
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·Dined 2 days ago

The initial reactions were terrible! We had reservations for 7:15 and for some reason we still had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. I also put in a request for them to sing happy birthday to my boyfriend and they didn’t do it. By far one of the most terrible services I have received from a restaurant.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 2 days ago

Good service, good view, mediocre steak and fish. Waited despite having a reservation.

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·Dined 2 days ago

We LOVED the restaurant, food & service. Eric was great & we will definitely return next time we're in town

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 (Chicago)·Dined 2 days ago

The service was the worst ever!!! In the past my friends and I have experienced rude hostess on the first floor at this place but on Saturday night, the waiter was having a bad night. The host on the second level, an older gentleman was great!!! The waiter after we paid, want us out of our table immediately. Crazy!!!
The food as always was very mediocre.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Enjoyed it immensely. #30

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·Dined 3 days ago

This was my first time here and I had a ball. I had a Birthday dinner, the food was great and the staff was the best. I would go back again❣️

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

loved our waiter, restaurant is in a great location, food was pretty average

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 5 days ago

Joe and table server and Thomas the bartender were amazing. We all had something different everything perfect.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Excellent food and drink. Service was outstanding.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Valentine Day success. Great server. Dont remember his name.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Cozy, People Watching, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

Great place

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 (Chicago)·Dined 7 days ago

I haven’t been here in years. It was good when I came years ago for dinner. It didn’t meet my expectations for my business lunch. I wouldn’t recommend for a business lunch. Dinner may be better.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Food was delicious and wait staff was the best. Wrapped my remaining breakfast and ate the next day. Friends from out of town always pick Tavern on Rush when they come to Chicago to visit.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Live this place! We go there every year for my hubby’s birthday! Always a great service and food!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great service and delicious steaks! The atmosphere is wonderful, too!

Tags: Late-night Find, People Watching, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

My steak was actually cold. When we mentioned this the waiter offered to reheat it. This was a charred and rare ribeye, you don't do that. The sides were hot, the Creme Brulee was awful, When the bill came he did not charge of for the dessert. He should have given us a new steak. Will not return, Gibson's on the corner is the BEST>

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

I can’t comment on the steaks at Tavern in Rush but the cheeseburger was very good. Two of us in the party got pasta, which was not very good. Beef ragu was over cooked as was the pasta. Great service though and my wife loved her fish. May go back for a burger or a steak.

Tags: Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Went here with a friend for restaurant week and the meal was to die for! Yum!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We came out for girls night out and had the restaurant week menu. The filet mignon was excellent. I asked for it medium and it was cooked just right--so tender and it melted right in my mouth. The crab cake was moist and so flavorful. The reason why I did not give it a 5 star was the apple pie a la mode was a little spongy and dry. The ice cream was good but the pie was not.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, People Watching
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Brought of few friends from in town and from out of town there .. typically very good. Service was excellent but although I hadn’t planned to order from the Restaurant Week menu, the deal was too good to pass. I wish I had ordered from the main menu. Very mediocre! Steak was blah and the spinach with possibly potato (questionable) concoction I never need to have again.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Dinner with my son and a good friend of ours.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Seated late, bad service, even worse food. I was embarrassed to be the one who made the reservation and picked the restaurant.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 27, 2018

other than the hostess that was a bit full of herself and a bit rude we had a great time.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Hot Spot, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Casual, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Was disappointed at the lack of options on the restaurant week menu. Because I have a shellfish allergy, the One entrée option was not feasible for me.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Sent a group of business folks there for dinner and every one of them raved about how great the restaurant was; the food, the service, the ambiance....everything. I have been there several times in the past and have always loved it. Just a wonderful place!

Tags: Business Meals, People Watching, Casual, Romantic, Good for Groups
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 23, 2018

We come back every year for the same great service and food, marvelous!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Great food and excellent service.
I will recommend Tavern on Rush.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We have eaten here for the second time. Everything was outstanding and truly enjoyable.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Great as always!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Was visiting Chicago for the weekend with my boyfriend for our anniversary. Food was delicious, drinks were good, and service was incredible. Would go back next time i'm in the area!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Our dinner at Tavern on Rush was outstanding. The service was excellent and the food was great!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We popped in for a shopping break to have some champagne and a quick bite. We were seated immediately. We told the server we were on a bit of a time crunch and she got us fed and out the door without making us feel rushed. The food was very good.

Tags: People Watching, Bar Seating, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Food is good! :)

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 3, 2018

We had a party of four, sat in the bar on a weeknight. The seating is ample and the ambience is pretty relaxed, but not too casual. The menu is expansive and everyone was pleased with their dishes. The pricing is reasonable for amount of food and quality.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

If you don't mind a 3 day old muffin and way under cooked fries this is the place for you!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food was excellent. Everything we ordered was delicious. Atmosphere is cool. I will be back when it is warmer so I can sit outside.

Tags: Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Seasonal
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was non existent. Had to wait 30 for our reservation.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We always enjoy eating at Tavern On Rush. Classy and great food..

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Special Occasion
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