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New Restaurant next to DMK Burger Bar?

lemonseleven Nov 6, 2010 02:38 PM

In the last week or so, they have painted the empty building attached to DMK Burger Bar blue and now there is a painting of a fish on the side. Perhaps it will be a seafood restaurant? Anybody have any info? It's at the corner of Sheffield and Wellington in Lakeview.

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    lchifoodie May 9, 2011 11:05 AM

    It doesn't appear that anyone has reviewed this yet, so I thought I'd add a post. I've been to DMK's new restaurant Fish Bar several times (an embarrassing amount, actually). To me, it's another example of Chicago dining at it's best: awesome food, moderate prices, with a great atmosphere.

    Fish Bar is extremely small, so expect long waits (2 hours on a Friday evening.) The bar makes decent drinks and has a pretty good beer selection (served in mason jars!) which helps pass the time. Most of the seating is at the wrap around bar, so it's perfect for parties of 2-3. There are exactly 3 tables for 4 people.

    The food is awesome. I've had several of the items on the menu but by far my favorite is the lobster roll, which is out of this world. I also really enjoy the grilled calamari, which is served with a great lemon/olive oil/pepper marinade.

    Price-wise, I usually spend between $30-$40 on a main, a side, and a few drinks.

    The decor is casual, with a cape cod feel. Service is fast (once you are seated) and very friendly.

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      lemonseleven Nov 6, 2010 03:12 PM

      Update: After some extensive research, it appears that a liquor license was applied for at that address under the name Fishbar. Looks like Michael Kornick and David Morton are ready to cook us up some fish!


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