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Beatnik On The River

180 N. Wacker Dr. (W. Lake St.) Send to Phone
Fun, funky restaurant in the Loop with a menu that ranges from fattoush salad to whole fish with green harissa.


Open weekdays 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat. 4 p.m.-10 p.m.

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Beatnik On The River, Chicago, IL

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Beatnik On The River Restaurant Review

: Beatnik On The River is unlike any of the restaurants on Wacker Drive: fun, funky and Insta-worthy. The place was remodeled, which included taking a 20 by 20 foot Nashville jewelry store --- complete with chandeliers and sconces --- and making it the centerpiece of the space. Plop down some Persian rugs, hand-painted glazed tiles and pillow-topped Indonesian daybeds and you have a true oasis on the river. The menu includes shakshuka with duck egg, pork cheek fried rice, and Lebanese-style roasted lamb.

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