Au Cheval

BA SCORE
92
outstanding

37 Ratings
Au ChevalAu Cheval
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

800 W Randolph St
Chicago, Illinois, 60607-2308
United States

(312) 929-4580 | map
auchevalchicago.com

Notes:
Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 5 pm - 2 am
Sunday: 5 pm - 1 am

Added by emerge077 on 03-25-2012

PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Ratings:
37
Reviews:
7
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
1.67%
 
 
Taps:
30
Bottles/Cans:
3
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Ratings: 37 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of jhavs
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Went because I heard it was the best burgers in Chicago and that they had a good beer list. Sat at the bar at around 3pm on a Tuesday. The place was jam-packed with people, very loud. Small area overall so the crowd was close together. I was solo, so sat right away but there was an hour or so wait for tables (based on being at the bar near the host stand).

Vibe was trying to be hipster. Not bad, but seemed to be trying too hard. Space was too small for that many people to be comfortable. Bar seat was fine and allowed me enough space, but others seemed packed like sardines.

The food and beer list was high quality and worth its price. I ordered the standard burger which was very good. Thin patty style, thick slab bacon, and fried egg on top which seems like the normal thing that all the fancy burger places do these days. The bacon used was the star of the dish, thick, meaty, salty, and melded perfectly with the other flavors of the burger.

The fries were fresh cut, crispy, and good. Pickles were excellent as well.

Beer list was decent with some good local options, nothing crazy, but all good selections. I would prefer better glassware myself. Big shaker pint was what I was served. I had a Double Daisy Cutter.

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Photo of zimm421
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of cryptichead
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of psoriasaurus
4.44/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of Hopfarts
4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of Eman17
4.74/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of DMcGirr
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Went for the burger. Ordered a single (double) cheeseburger with bacon and an egg on top with fries. My second favorite burger in the city of Chicago and definitely the best one that uses thin patties.

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Photo of jschott75
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of TNeedles
4.58/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of barleywin
4.56/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of SergeLowpz
4.49/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of PhillyStyle
4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

I went because I had to try the burger. Heard that it was amazing...and it did not disappoint. Ordered the cheeseburger with an egg and bacon on it. The beer menu was good, maybe a bit better than some other places around town, but did think that it was a little overpriced. This places also makes outstanding cocktails. The Old Fashioned was definitely one of the best that I have ever had.

I will be back...if I can get in.

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Photo of Barnoloid
4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.36/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of misternebbie
4.65/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of BeerOps
4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of jscheuf
4.66/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Thirsty_In_Chicago
4.49/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of KrajDoesBeer
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

ill rate the vibe a 4 since people love it... im not a hipster so its not my fav. but wow the food may be the best in the city... so good.. beer selection is very good but way over priced

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Photo of JasonEdelson
2.8/5  rDev -33.3%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of halo3one
3/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of Nuggetz
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of Keelin
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of Beerpiggie
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Au Cheval in Chicago, IL
4.2 out of 5 based on 37 ratings.
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