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Kuma's Corner

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4.49/5
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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

2900 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60618-5804
United States

(773) 604-8769 | map
kumascorner.com

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Added by gwtucker on 12-18-2005

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
130
pDev:
8.91%
 
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Ratings: 130 |  Reviews: 50
Reviews by Getinthevan:
Photo of Getinthevan
4.47/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

What more can be said about this incredible burger joint? Well, not much, but I'll die trying anyway!

As many other reviewers have said, this place has some of the finest burgers to ever grace this earth. I've been twice in my time here (had the Motorhead & Iron Maiden...heaven) as well as a few of their brews from the tap (Lagunitas and others).

The heavy metal here is brutal, skull-crushing, and over the top...and I wouldn't have asked it to be a better setting. Atmosphere owns here, hands down...and they play some great metal.

Service is top notch. The people that work here must know how stressful it is to fill seats in such a tiny restaurant where on any given night, the place is gushing out the door with humans. Either way, the staff keeps their cool and they're great in suggesting burgers and/or brews, albeit with some great snarky sarcasm and a bona fide joking nature.

The only two cons? It can be a bit pricey and the wait sucks, but either way...you'll be able to overcome both.

If you're in Chicago (visiting or living), just ask for Belmont & Francisco. Just go there already, it's worth the wait. Really.

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Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4.46/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

The original Kuma's. I have been here once. We got there right when they opened and we were seated right away. When we left there was a line out the door. Great burgers and fresh cut fries. My buddy liked his mac and cheese as well. The selection of craft beer is very good with fifteen taps and around sixty bottles/cans. Heavy metal music and videos played at reasonable a volume. Recommended.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.63/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Poloplaya
4.51/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of thatoneguymike
4.81/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of Eman17
4.34/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Monkeyknife
4.44/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Gorf_Minor
3.7/5  rDev -17.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of jschott75
4/5  rDev -10.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Angerhaus
4.64/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Great food, decent beer, very loud.

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Photo of barleywin
4.88/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Beerhemoth
4.64/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of MarkFrankosek
4.69/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Best Burgers in chicago! Cool environment and great selection of food and beer.

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Photo of Sweffin
4.58/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of dawsunn
4.48/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

As a dyed-in-the-wool metalhead, this is pretty much the ultimate beer-and-burger joint.

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Photo of bolognasuave
4.25/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

best damn burger in Chicago. beer selection is pretty solid too.

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Photo of Davit
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of brandoman63
4.25/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Bshaw22
4.25/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Stopped here after a Beer Temple trip. Burgers are enormous and they have some cool appetizers. Beer on top is solid, and some good bottles. Not a ton of options, but what they have is good.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
4/5  rDev -10.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Barnoloid
4.6/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Kuma's Corner's burgers are as good as it gets. The service is always great, even when the line is out the door. Beer selection always small yet well thought out. Usually a Three Floyds selection available. Stellar, always bring out of town guests here!

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Photo of 30MinutesSouth
4.21/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of djgoodwi
4.25/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Chris-1911
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

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Kuma's Corner in Chicago, IL
Place rating: 4.49 out of 5 with 130 ratings
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