The Fireplace Inn

The Fireplace Inn

"Old town's place for barbecue ribs for over 40 years!"

1448 N Wells St, Chicago, IL
(312) 664-5264 serving: Near North Side, Central
open:Sun 11:30am-9pm; Mon 4pm-9pm; Tue 4pm-9pm; Wed 4pm-9pm; Thu 4pm-9pm; Fri 11:30am-9pm; Sat 11:30am-9pm

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
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Restaurants, Traditional American, $, Carry Out, Fireplace, Romantic Dining, Steakhouse, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Discover Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted, Catering, Barbecue Restaurants,

The Low Down


The Extras: Enjoy live, smooth jazz in the main dining room every Tuesday evening from 7pm to 10pm.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Many restaurants come and go, but The Fireplace Inn lives on. The apres-ski vibe comes complete with a blazing fireplace in the winter months. Despite the decor, you won't find a lot of downhill-skier types eating here, but you will…
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By Jeremy at GrubHub

The BBQ Fried Chicken was superb.

Worse customer service!
By Lschwar at Citysearch

First off let me say that this place has changed a lot since I was here last. It used to be a restaurant that had good food and was a nice place to... Read More

Awesome Old Town establishment
By Mallory Ulaszek at Citysearch

Open for over 40 years, this restaurant and bar combo has been passed down amongst family members since it's inception. There is NOTHING as toxic ... Read More

Fireplace Inn has excellent ribs
By Marija P at Insider Pages

Awesome ribs!! The inside atmosphere is divided into two sides - one side is a bar and the other is more of a traditional sit down restaurant. Th... Read More

Very disappointing
By Powrmom at Citysearch

We have ordered from Fireplace Inn more than once and generally enjoy it. It is expensive take-out but something different. The ribs are very ten... Read More