Twisted Spoke

Twisted Spoke

501 N Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL
(312) 666-1500 serving: West Side, Goose Island
open:Sat-Sun 8:30am-2am, Mon-Thu 11am-2am, Fri 11am-3am

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Dine At The Bar, Cheap Eats, Group Dining, $, Californian, Traditional American, Open 7 Days, People Watching, Mastercard Accepted, Local Favorite, Outdoor Dining, Late Night Dining, Barbecue Restaurants, Visa Accepted, Brunch, American Express Accepted, Hamburgers, Happy Hour, Romantic Dining,

The Low Down


Save Money: On Tuesdays, most beers--domestic and import, draft and bottled--are just $2.50

Where to Sit: The rooftop deck is a great place to hang out--but don't expect quiet, as trucks frequently rumble by on Ogden Avenue.

Know Before You Go: Though the Spoke gets rowdy in the evenings, it hosts a family-friendly crowd at weekend brunch and lunch.

The Extras: Saturdays at midnight, it's "Smut 'n Eggs," featuring the breakfast menu and bad '70s porn.

Where to Sit: The rooftop deck is a great place to hang out, but don't expect quiet, as trucks frequently rumble by on Ogden Avenue.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

This quasi-biker's hangout is rather rough around the edges (and intentionally so), but its hamburgers are among the best in the city. Juicy, big and tasty, they're best washed down with a meal-in-itself Road Rash Mary, a condiment-loaded…
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Best of Chi!!!!!
By 1035kissfm at Citysearch

Twisted Spoke was voted Best Beer Garden / Patio Hang Out in Chicago! Check out what else was voted the Best of Chi-Town with 1035 KISS FM! Check o... Read More

Not Just for Bikers
By Laura B at Insider Pages

From the outside this place looks like an intimidating biker bar, but is much more comfortable on the inside. The food is terrific and their beer ... Read More

Great bar
By Ben P at Insider Pages

Really awesome location and decor. Good drinks and beer list, excellent food. Staff looks tough but are very attentive. I recommend the burgers ... Read More

Good brunch place
By Meredith P at Insider Pages

My sister-in-law took us to the Twisted Spoke for brunch when we were visiting her in the city. The food was really good. I had the fried egg san... Read More

By RRRRRD at Citysearch

HORRIBLE, ABYSMAL SERVICE! Arrived at 9:30AM, ordered steak/eggs & chilla-killas (chilequiles) & coffee. By 10:15AM all we had been served was the... Read More