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Old Crow Smokehouse - River North

Old Crow Smokehouse's new River North location brings the same live music and delicious barbecue that Chicago has loved in Wrigleyville for years! Come join us for great food and a great time, 7 days a week.
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20 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
3.5 / 5
(Very Good) 3.5 / 5
(20 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 20 reviews
5 stars
(5)
4 stars
(5)
3 stars
(7)
2 stars
(2)
1 star
(1)
Food 
3.5 / 5
(Very Good) 3.5 / 5
Service 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Ambiance 
3.7 / 5
(Very Good) 3.7 / 5
Noise Level
2.3 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • good for groups(6)
  • vibrant bar scene(5)
  • fit for foodies(2)
  • hot spot(2)
  • neighborhood gem(2)
  • great for brunch(1)
Old Crow Smokehouse - River North Reviews List
Review 1 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2013
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2013
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 2 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2006
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Review 3 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Unorganized

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Restaurant could not find our reservation. seated at high top next to the front door. they need more non-pork/non-beef menu choices. our waitress was excellent!"
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2011
Special Features: hot spot
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Review 4 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2011
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/04/2016
 2011
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Review 5 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2012
Special Features: good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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Review 6 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 7 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2014
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2014
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Review 8 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2011
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2011
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 9 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2003
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Review 10 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/20/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/20/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/20/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 11 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Dined on 12/20/2015
 2008
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Review 12 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 11/27/2015
 2004
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Review 13 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 12/16/2015
 2011
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Review 14 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/10/2015
 2006
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Review 15 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 12/15/2015
 2012
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Review 16 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2010
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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Review 17 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 12/06/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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Review 18 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/02/2015
 2013
Dined on 12/02/2015
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/02/2015
 2013
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Review 19 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dined on 11/22/2015
 2005
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Review 20 for Old Crow Smokehouse - River North
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2013
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2013
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2013
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