Weather Mark Tavern

4.5
214 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Weather Mark Tavern is a neighborhood bar that invites indulgence at a great price. A must on Chicagoland's entertainment tour, this delightful nautical tavern and family restaurant is located just minutes from the Field Museum on Michigan Avenue.



An outstanding destination for lunch and dinner, Weather Mark Tavern's atmosphere is upscale fun for sailors and non-sailors alike. The food is delicious and the company even better. It's a perfect place to meet up with your friends, hear sailing yarns, network and prospect. Whether you're from the neighborhood or visiting Chicago's South Loop for the first time, you will want to stay, have dinner and party all night.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 214 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday Brunch. Although we made reservations, we sat ourselves (no problem at all). Our server did ask if we had made reservations later on.

The service was great, the food was awesome (breakfast potatoes 👍🏾, chicken & waffles 👍🏾, beignets 👍🏾👍🏾).

I don’t remember the server’s name but she was 👍🏾👍🏾.

Covid-19 protocols were being followed, we were spaced out appropriately and only those eating or drinking weren’t wearing masks.

I will be back!

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LarryP
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner experience at Weather Mark Tavern was perfect. Our waitress could not have been better, we quickly got drinks and an order placed minutes after sitting down. Drinks were delivered fast and food shortly thereafter. Entrees were tasty and hot. We were going to the Bears game at nearby Soldier Field thus timeliness was important and thankfully Weather Mark Tavern delivered at each step. Highly recommended!
Larry

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vipElizabethFoodLover
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience2

Just ok. Sadly only one server was overwhelming.

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RicBurbank
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 3, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Good place, great service. Music was a bit loud

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went with my Dad so we could watch the game. It was just what I expected, loud but comfortable and spacious.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just a great place

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vipKorky
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is very good. Especially love the fish tacos, ribs and sweet potato fries, as well as the patty melt. Service is excellent. Very friendly place.

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SteveH
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

What you'd expect for a neighborhood bar. Great place for a casual meal and drink in an energetic atmosphere with friendly service.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We stopped in the Saturday afternoon of Chicago Marathon packet pick up. Very friendly, clean, food was fresh, service was good. Had one service hiccup that was corrected right away. So happy we found this place!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, food, and drinks.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Booked on open table and then showed up and they said they had no seating for us. Seemed like a great Sox/Bears bar. But not enough staff.

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vipRuby1114
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

We had a large group on a weekend afternoon. It was moderately busy. We had mixed reviews on the food, I personally felt the fried pickles were the best I’ve ever had. Some felt the bloody Mary’s needed to up the game. Weather mark seems to be experiencing the same covid crunch regarding servers as we did wait quite a while before and during our late lunch. I would definitely go back and hopefully the service issue will resolve itself. It looks like a great place to watch a game. And the entire staff is extremely friendly and accommodating.

LB
vipLindsayB
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This has become our Thursday night place. Great food and service

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LynP
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

I am hoping our experience was unusual but our server was so forgetful that we had to ask multiple times for things and didn't get them. We had a party of 5. She forgot 3 of our orders and had to come out and ask again for them. So 2 of ours came out before the rest, and one was still wrong. No refills, no silverware (even after I went in to ask the manager), and I mean at all. We asked for a box 3 times (since we didn't want to eat some of the food with our hands) and finally had to go inside get it. We had already paid but when we went in to get the box after it didn't come, she gave us someone else's check. She was standing behind the bar as if she had completely forgotten. The parmesan fries and the turkey sandwich were awesome. The pizza was good too

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DonDo
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Visited here prior to a concert (DMB N1) at Northerly Island. Coincidentally it was also the day (Friday) of the Cubs/White Sox game. We thought the service was great. We were greeted fairly quickly once we walked in. We were a 1/2 hour early for our res but they still seated us. Our server was prompt & visited us often...it was only her 2nd day on the job. We had the "dip platter" for our appetizer which we thought was nice. We then had the California Pizza (avocado, bacon) which we thought was really good. We are craft beer folks so we were happy with the beer list as well. Overall we enjoyed our time here. We really like the Nautical theme of the restaurant & we felt the staff was very friendly. Despite the time (big city game/pre-concert) we didn't feel the crowd or noise was overwhelming. The only knock...the men's bathroom door lock was broken so that made the bathroom visit a little akward but other than that, highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience

AK
vipAniaK
Phoenix
176 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Very traditional neighborhood pub with decent selection of sandwiches and salads. The spicy chicken sandwich was delicious!

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vipKrissy
New England
12 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Decent food and drink, but it was WAY too loud in here. I think it was probably because three large tables were indulging in the bottomless mimosas, but still, everything echoed since it's a large open space with tall ceilings. Waitress was great and the food was pretty good.

JG
vipJeannetteG
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience4

We went on a Saturday, and ordered a pizza which they couldn’t make. That was disappointing, but otherwise a cool looking bar.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

The food and drinks were great!!! Great neighborly restaurant !!!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great service!

NS
vipNathanS
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

There was nothing extraordinary about the menu, standard American pub food. But the execution was outstanding. The sweet potato waffle fries were some of the best I have had, the burgers were tasty and the Chicago steak sandwich was delicious. Music was louder than I prefer for dining, but our server was attentive bring water refills before we even had to ask.

JL
JasmineL
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Would never go back. Manager of rude and did not provide a welcoming environment

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LAKP
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was good - restaurant a bit more crowded with new COVID rules and it's good to see. Lively crowd - all good.

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vipEnjoyable
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kind of Bias. High marks because I've been here maybe 10-12 times inn the last 2 months and all I get is great service and better food.

LJ
LindaJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Bottomless Mimosas are pre-made (more juice than champagne)... Just purchase a bottle (25 dollars) and get OJ on the side...

The omelet had potential but had a burnt grill overcooked taste to it.... It tasted like they don’t throughly clean or wipe down grill in between cooking orders..

I had to send my beignets because there was a piece of a plastic utensil cooked into my beignets.. Thank goodness I bit into it before swallowing the beignet.

Good parts: service was good.. waitress was extremely accommodating and they removed the beignets from my final bill.

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HunterE
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was a great brunch spot. The breakfast skillets were incredible, the bottomless mimosas were truly bottomless, and the servers were attentive, polite, and overall just good. The only thing that was unfortunate - which isn't Weather Mark's fault by any means - is that it was a bit empty. But again, great spot, felt very local and homey and I love that.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Ehh it was ok at best

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Kevin
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Met my soon to be wife at the weather mark 7 years ago the night of the NCAA men’s basketball championship. We have gone back every year since to celebrate. Had a good time as usual.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Service was kind of slow, but that could’ve been due to Covid. Food was pretty good.

PB
PamelaB
Tallahassee
5 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Salmon was dry and over cooked. No rye bread for the patty melt which taste like a hamburger on white toast. Appetizers were good. We had fried cauliflower and spring rolls. Cocktails were weak. Server was pleasant.

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Kentucky
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

They were out of a few of the items we wanted to order. Our food was fine though.

GJ
GeorgeJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Easy check in, Great Staff, Good Food. Bottomless Mimosas Were Awesome

MD
vipMightyDuck17
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great food, friendly staff, everyone is great about masks that works there, a good safe place to go to!

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vipEnjoyable
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Weekend brunch! Tai & Suzette are the best!

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vipEnjoyable
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for Sunday brunch. 1st of many. I've been before, but Sundays may be my day!

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vivig
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our visit, the food was good and bottomless mimosas were great!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a good time here! The servers are very nice and lively; the manager is very accommodating and wants to ensure a good time for his guests! Also the bottomless mimosa deal are unbeatable, definitely coming back!

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Karen
Des Moines
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Valentine’s Day

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vipjessicaC
New England
15 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food, drinks, and atmosphere! will definatley be back!

FAQs

Weather Mark Tavern offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 588-0230.

Weather Mark Tavern is rated 4.5 stars by 214 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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