Went there for brunch. Food was fantastic! It was quiet but we were told it depends on what sports are on TV. It’s either very busy or could be quiet. With that variability I’d recommend a reservation either way to secure a table. They did a great job meeting my request in my reservation notes. Very friendly staff.
There are a lot of tvs for every sports fan. Great food and there is a bottomless mimosa options for brunch. Great service and the manager was very friendly.
Love this place for Tuesday night trivia! Awesome staff.
It was great!
The experience was awesome. Great staff and great food. Will definitely be coming back.
Dinner for four couples; only one of us had been there previously. Very friendly, helpful reservation staff. Our group changed 2-3x so reservation shifted between 8-12 people and they were patient with us.
Our server was wonderful - she was very personable and service was great. Food was very good - certainly not just pub grub. Certainly a great place to catch a game - TVs everywhere. Great experience - we'd definitely be back.
Food and service was great! Definitely my favorite place to catch a Patriots game
We flew in from Boston and wanted a bar to watch the patriot game. This place was awesome. Full of patriots fans lots of big screen TVs The owner came over and introduced himself and was very friendly. The cheese burgers were amazing!! I will go there again
Joel was an AMAZING host again!! What a phenomenal place to be while in Chicago. Certainly a "must go" while in town. Thanks Joel and Theory staff, ya'll rock!!
Great place. Joel is awesome.
Great view and food to watch a game but, music very overpowering.
The place is hopping and the food is great. The owner comes by a lot to thank you for coming in.
Went with some friends before the Champions Classic at the United Center. Decent bar food and drink list. Great service and set up inside. Would recommend.
Awesome place for trivia on tuesdays and to watch the patriots! Staff and owner are super friendly and will take good care of you!
Great place to watch a ballgame. The owner, Joel, is a great guy who really appreciates your business and treats everyone with respect. The staff is incredibly nice and welcoming.
Great bar to watch Iowa Hawkeyes, excellent food and fun atmosphere! We make sure it is part of our annual girls weekend!
Great food, great service, tasty Bloody Marys
Went with friends that we haven't seen in awhile and wanted to watch the Monday Night Football game, have dinner, and catch up. The sport watching experience is top notch (e.g., lots of nice TVs with good views from everywhere). The volume on the game seemed a little loud at first, making it difficult to talk, but I either got used to it or it was turned down because I only recall it being an issue right after the game came on. The food was very good and the staff was very attentive (e.g., never had to ask for another beer, etc.). The manager or owner stopped by when we came in, during our visit, and when we were leaving to thank us for coming and to make sure we had a good time. It was very genuine and a nice touch. I had never been to Theory but I'll likely be back. Good food, good service, comfortable setting, and a good time.
This is the best sports bar in town!! The staff is so nice and accommodating. The menu is diverse and has something for everyone. It’s the best place to be for game day, so lively and fun!!
This is by far my favorite bar in all of Chicago. The management and staff are so friendly and helpful, and the food is delicious.
Would highly recommend to anyone.
If you are looking for good bar food dining with some upscale twists, good value, great drinks this is a great place to meet up with friends to catch and not feel hassled.
This is my favorite sports bar in the country. We stop in every time we are in Chicago. The food is excellent and the service is fantastic. The owner recognizes us every time we stop in and couldn’t be more accommodating. It’s like having a neighborhood restaurant and bar away from home.
This plays knows service....the owner is active in thanking patrons throughout the evening and genuinely grateful for the business. One of the best experiences I have ever had in a restaurant/sports Bar. GO HAWKS!
A group of friends and I were visiting Chicago from Canada and made reservations for dinner after reading reviews online for several places. We received a call 2 hours before our reservation stating that they "didn't know if they'd have a table for us" because they were busy. When I called back no one answered, I left a message and also didn't receive a call back. We arrived at the restaurant and did have a table, the food was ok, but I do have to say the service was awful. Our server was rude, impatient, and had no manners. We also chose this restaurant based on the reviews and photos online as it looked like a good spot for a nice dinner, this was not the case. There was some sort of event that they neglected to mention when I made the reservation so there was very little seating, people were bumping into us throughout our entire meal, and the music was so loud we couldn't even have a conversation. Lastly, one of the members of our party didn't enjoy her food at all, and the customer service skills of the waitress in this situation were disappointing to say the least. If you're looking to just grab a drink and don't want to talk to anyone this place is for you, but I would not recommend this place for a meal.
More like a sports club than a sports bar. Very loud music and the vibe really wasn't business appropriate at all. Would be fun with good friends but not for talking.
We loved this restaurant, 3 adults and 2 teens, I booked online as it had good reviews and only around the corner from our hotel, it didn't disappoint, good menu and good value, a little noisy but it was a Saturday evening.
We are huge Bloody Mary fans, the bloody bar was awesome! The food was also amazing!
Great place to watch a game. The food was awesome. The drinks were fantastic and the staff was incredibly friendly!
Kimberly Angie and the entire Team over at #theory are simply amazing Great food music and ambiance!!! #repeatcustomers #gowarriors
We were for vacations with family and friends from
California , but we really love this place in
Berry way. Thanks Theory thanks Chicago
Good great for sports bar!!!
Server was extremely friendly and attentive!
Had a lot of fun celebrating my dad's birthday!! Music was way too loud, we had to scream across the table.
My food did not come out with the other food and the server offered me an appetizer while I waited. I didn't need an app., but thought the gesture was so nice! We went there for trivia and so the noise level was on and off moderate. Food was delicious and thought it would be a great place to go back for trivia and/or watch a sports game!
Great food and the staff and owner were so nice and friendly. One of the best places in Chicago!
I started coming here for Patriots games and has become by go to for Happy Hours, dinner, drinks etc. Excellent staff, the owner Joel is beyond amazing. It has become my home away from home. Food is great, anything from healthy salads & flat breads to fried mac and cheese bites. Also great if you have a small private party, very cool back room!
I reserved a table for 10 and more people showed up than expected. The table next to us was empty so they let us use that one too. The food and drinks were good. A couple people weren't happy with the service, but I thought that waitress did fine.
Food was great. We were there for brunch. $5 mimosas yes please. Place wasn't much to look at but it was pretty quiet and the service was excellent.
Came here after work. Our server Gabby rolled out the red carpet for us! She was very knowledgeable regarding the menu and made amazing suggestions based on the preferences of everyone in our party. We will definitely come back!
Service was outstanding! Food was as well. Played great music!
The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. I'm always quite pleased when able to come to Theory always a great experience.