The Portage

The Portage

3938 N Central Ave, Chicago, IL
(773) 853-0779 serving: Northwest Side, Portage Park
open:Mon-Thu 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat 5pm-10:30pm Sun 5pm-9pm

Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Traditional American, $$, Date Spot, Happy Hour, Casual Date Spot,

The Low Down


Save Money: Entrees are moderately priced, but for a cheap feast, turn to the sandwiches, such as the pulled pork or fried catfish po'boy, which both come with your choice of side order (opt for the mac and cheese).

The Extras: Swing by on Sunday for brunch specialties such as booze-spiked French toast and hearty steak and eggs.

Where to Sit: If weather permits, dine on the al fresco patio, where serene tunes and a fountain beat out the noise of the dining room. And if waiting for a table, head to the "library" instead of crowding around the bar.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Noting a lack of dining options in this Northwest side neighborhood, Quay Tao (formerly of Tizi Melloul) has rolled out the welcome mat to his Portage Park neighbors, beckoning them to his cozy 28-seat dining room and outdoor patio with…
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