About The Ogden Chicago
A Chef driven sports bar just two blocks from the United Center. Our food is always fresh and never frozen, and we use only the best quality ingredients. From our bacon cheddar minis featured on Chicago's Best, to our famous Cowboy Burger, we're sure you'll find something you like. Our menu features gluten free options and our Chef is always willing to work with any food allergies you may have. The Ogden is the perfect spot to meet before or after any United Center event. We feature over 20 large HDTV's and carry all of the major sports packages.
American, Contemporary American, Burgers
Hours of Operation:
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Just two blocks from The United Center The Ogden Chicago is your #1 destination before, during and after Blackhawks and Bulls games.
We offer a variety of different catering options, please give us a call to set up an appointment to discuss your needs.
We offer valet for $10-$15 for all home Blackhawks and Bulls games as well as United Center CONCERTS. We also offer valet for special events at the restaurant. The Ogden is a short two block walk to the United Center (0.4 miles). Free street parking is readily available on non event nights and can be found on Ogden, Adams and Monroe
Ashland #9 bus to Madison or Adams, Green/Pink line to Ashland/Lake, Blue line to Illinois Medical District.
Chris De la Cueva
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
For all United Center events we recommend making your reservation no later than 2 hours prior to the game/concert. Allow time to be seated, order and get to the game. (don't forget about a little traffic too)
We can host parties from 25-200 people, in semi-private VIP areas, a simple gathering for friends, or an elegant dinner reception.Whatever type of party you’re looking to plan, The Ogden can make it happen.
The Ogden Chicago Ratings and Reviews
The food and service were good. It was ...
The food and service were good. It was a bit dark inside and loud. The garlic buffalo wings were awesome! We ate here before seeing a show at The United Center, valet parking is a bonus! FYI...if you are seeing a show and want a specific item, make sure to order before they give you a limited menu (an hour before show) is when we were told about this limited menu. We weren't too happy about the limited menu because we weren't told a head of time. We did get to meet and get a picture with Tom Skilling though! Another bonus! Enjoy!
The food was very good. However, if you ...
The food was very good. However, if you only have two for dinner and don't want to eat at a small coffee table while sitting on a sofa, look elsewhere. Our reservations were at 6:30 but we weren't allowed to sit at a 4 top. When we left at 7:15 there were still many 4 tops unused. This was our second visit to the Ogden but unless I have a larger group I won't return.
The food is pretty good at The Ogden. Th ...
The food is pretty good at The Ogden. This was a return visit for us and another couple. Our "waiter" took the other couples appetizer order and promptly walked away. When the kitchen employee brought their order, we asked to see our waiter. He returned and took our appetizer order then our friends entree order and promptly walked away. My girlfriend tracked him down to place our order. That was the last we saw of him. The kitchen employee served us and freshened our drinks. We had to find the manager to get our bill afterwards. Worst service I have ever seen at any restaurant. We have had better service there in the past.
Poor service prior to the concert. I und ...
Poor service prior to the concert. I understand that there are a lot of people that come through but the bar does not have enough service staff behind the bar. Two extra people would probably alleviate the long backups. Also, two days in a row our server, different people, were somewhat rude in the manner they took the order. I like this place because it is so close to the United Center but one more bad experience and I'm going to The West End where I have had great experiences every time.
Stopped in with friends before a concert ...
Stopped in with friends before a concert at the United Center. Perfect location to walk over to the concert. The Ogden kept our car in valet for the duration of the concert. We just came back and retrieved it after. Avoided the United Center parking and traffic altogether. Food was great. Cocktails even better. Upscale sports bar with energetic, urban feel. Great place for dinner, drinks, and before & after United Center events.
When I made reservation with Open Table ...
When I made reservation with Open Table was given the option of 5 pm or before, or 7 pm or after. My preference was 6 pm because we were going to a 730 pm concert. I took 5 pm reservation. There was NO ONE even there eating when we arrived and when we left at 630 very few guests arrived. Wish could have made the reservation time wanted. I already knew the food was great because have been there before. Our server was not very attentive which was somewhat frustrating.
Great place for a Hawk's game!
We were recommended to come here before a Hawk's game. It was a short walk to the United Center, and the place itself was nice, clean, and great for Hawk's fans. The food was excellent, and the drink options are numerous. I would recommend this to anyone for before during or after a Hawk's game.
Forced to watch a WWE fight on every tv. ...
Forced to watch a WWE fight on every tv. Tough to enjoy food while watching a bloody fight on every tv. The crowd was a little too into watching someone get pounded for my taste. Odgen is a fun place but may need to find and pre-game spot.
Great place to dine, watch sports & sit at the bar
A boyfriend and a group of friends decided to watch the Superbowl at The Ogden. The food and drinks are delicious. The décor is beautiful and the booths are even fancy with a TV. Would definitely come back for dinner or just for drinks.
Server was nice but not very attentive w ...
Server was nice but not very attentive when it wasn't busy. We got animal fries because those are our favorite at stout and they just weren't very good. The meat didn't taste flavorful but great location before Bulls game
We we're going to the Springsteen concer ...
We we're going to the Springsteen concert and I wanted a restaurant that was close
to the United Center and walkable. Couple of blocks away. Had reservations and
we were seated promptly. The food was great. Upscale bar food and delicious especially
the truffle Mac 'n Cheese. Our waitress was crazy busy but very attentive. The whole bar
was crazy busy with Springstten fans. Definitely would return for a concert or sports
Best Location for pre United Center Events
Fantastic place for meeting up pre or post United Center Events. The staff has always tried their best -- and been reasonably good at -- getting people in, getting food and drink, and then getting us out before an event at the United Center.
Did I mention, they have valet parking!
Nice sports bar
We've been to The Ogden before and had good experiences. We go before Bulls games. This time we ran into a problem. Everyone's food was served nice and hot except mine. I ordered the chili. Also the chili comes with corn bread but they informed me they didnt have any but would sub crackers. Not quite the same. The waitress said the chili was so good I should get anyway. So the chili came room temp. I sent back. Everyone had finished their dinner and I still had no chili. I was told they dont have a microwave and were cooking again. No charge. But when w did get my chili it was the same temperature as previously served. Disappointing!
Slow service and mediocre food
We were seated for at least 10 minutes before being approached for drink orders, and it took almost that long to get them once they were placed. Server was polite, but random. We ordered three completely different meals and none of them was better than average. Also asked if the guacamole could be made without one of the ingredients and was never told if it couldn't be. It was just brought to the table as described on the menu.
Disappointed b/c they usually do better
We love coming to The Ogden before/after Blackhawks' games. This particular night following the game, the service was really bad. It took an extended period of time to get waited on, and that was only because we finally flagged someone down. Even after that, service remained poor. I'll chalk it up to a bad night because we've generally been pleased. I hope that our next visit resembles our usual experience.
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