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Best burger in river north or easy walking distance?

Staceyy May 30, 2010 10:53 AM

Staying near Huron/ Clark.
Looking for an awesome burger.

Any recs?

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    gordeaux RE: Staceyy May 31, 2010 05:24 AM

    Hi, I recalled this article from Chicago Ragazine. Found it pretty interesting, I read it a few times:

    These are pretty close options for you

    500 N. Clark St.

    David Burke’s Primehouse
    616 N. Rush St

    District Bar <Very quick walk>
    170 W. Ontario St

    The Capital Grille
    633 N. St. Clair Street

    500 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60610

    Capital Grille
    5340 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

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      rubinow RE: Staceyy Jun 8, 2010 02:46 PM

      On another post, a visitor had a good burger at the Paramount Room (adjacent to River North).

      It's good and I don't know why it doesn't get suggested more often.

      Paramount Room
      415 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60654

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        ms. mika RE: Staceyy Jun 8, 2010 03:06 PM

        I know it's a chain, but I'll throw Fleming's in there as well. They have a great happy hour every day- including the weekends from 5-7pm, where their listed cocktails are all $6. Their burger which comes with bacon and cheese is delicious and for $6, quite a bargain.


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          Culinaria RE: Staceyy Jun 14, 2010 06:31 AM

          Boston Blackies was pretty good.

          755 S Clark St, Chicago, IL 60605

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            nsxtasy RE: Culinaria Jun 14, 2010 08:27 AM

            Just note that the Boston Blackie's location in River North is at 164 E. Grand St. The address shown in the link that got added to your post is a different restaurant entirely.

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              Culinaria RE: nsxtasy Jun 14, 2010 10:18 AM

              Wow...I didn't even realize that this forum did that. I simply wrote the name.

              Yes, the 164 E. Grand (Grand and St. Clair) address is what I was thinking of.

              1. re: Culinaria
                nsxtasy RE: Culinaria Jun 14, 2010 10:44 AM

                When it creates one of those automatic links, it has a "Remove" button next to it that lets you (the person who wrote the post) remove the link from your post.

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