The Dearborn

Gastropub

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Overview

Expect upscale American gastropub fare at The Dearborn, an expansive, industrial-chic tavern in the Loop marked by lofty subway-tile walls, eclectic lighting and tufted leather banquettes. Hearty dishes range from veal cheeks and crispy sweetbreads with horseradish potatoes, fried chicken, steaks and a raw bar serving ceviche, crudo and oysters. Drink offerings include global wines, beers, classic and house cocktails.

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Accolades

  • 10 Hottest New Restaurants in Chicago 2016 - Zagat

Menu for The Dearborn

Dinner Menu

Starters

  • Local Burrata marinated werp farm beets, mache, heirloom tomatoes, sweet miso vinaigrette, ohba
    $16.00
  • The Dearborn 'Meze' Plate grape leaves, eggplant dip, white bean hummus, marinated tomato salad
    $15.00
  • Confit Spanish Octopus black olives, capers, tomatoes, goat cheese preserved lemon - smoked paprika vinaigrette
    $16.00
  • Steamed Mussels tarragon, cognac butter, spring onion, english peas
    $15.00
  • Pork & Lamb Meatballs fresh tomato pomodoro, shirred egg, feta, garlic toast
    $14.00
  • Roasted Marrow of Beef country bread, pea shoot & radish salad, parmesan gratin
    $16.00
  • Midwest Fried Chicken maple mustard glaze, hot sauce, pickles
    $14.00

Salads

  • Tuna Caesar seared big eye tuna, creamy egg dressing, romaine, buttered croutons, parmesan
    $16.00
  • Lyonnaise poached egg, marinated mushrooms, frisee, roasted garlic-mustard seed vinaigrette, bacon
    $12.00
  • 'Market' Salad hand-selected local finds from market today
    $11.00

The Bar Is Raw

  • Today's Crudo - Salmon or Tuna served on himalayan pink salt block and seasonal garnish
    $15.00
  • Ceviche shrimp & octopus
    $10.00
  • Oyster cucumber mignonette & bloody mary cocktail sauce
    $35.00
  • Cocktail
    Shrimp $24.00
    King Crab $50.00
  • Caviar (28g) pork rinds, crème fraiche, potted chervil and a bottle of vodka - ask your server for details
  • Seafood Tower
    The Fleet $85.00
    The Armada $145.00

Butcher 'Block 37'

  • Dry Aged Duck Breast {6oz}
    $26.00
  • 50-day Dry Aged Ribeye {12oz}
    $49.00
  • Filet Mignon Bone In {14 Oz}
    $60.00
  • 24-day Dry Aged Rack of Colorado Lamb
    $70.00

Mains

  • Ora King Salmon zucchini pancake, scallion vinaigrette, tomato, fennel & arugula
    $27.00
  • Local Veal Cheeks crispy dijon crusted sweetbreads, cherry mostarda, horseradish potatoes, werp farms bordeaux spinach
    $34.00
  • Summer Truffle Cappelletti cheese and truffle-filled egg pasta, chanterelle mushrooms, sugar snap peas, corn, herb butter
    $21.00
  • Roasted 1/2 Chicken tart cherry and walnut salad, chicken liver vinaigrette, brioche & fresh herb stuffing, 'drippings' jus
    $24.00

Pub

  • Fish & Chips beer-battered pacific cod, house made fries, tartar sauce, malt vinegar
    $18.00
  • 'French' Onion Panini gruyere cheese, 9-hour onions, shiitake-onion broth
    $14.00
  • The Dearborn Burger wagyu grind, wisconsin cheddar, boston bibb, dill pickle, special sauce, brioche bun embrace your inner foodie
    $16.00
  • Lamb 'Merguez' tzatziki sauce, local feta, tomato and cumin salsa
    $13.00
  • Pork "Chicago" Dog giardiniera, celery salt, pickle, mustard
    $11.00

Sides

  • Corn fresh herbs, pepper, butter
    $7.00
  • Mashed Potatoes sea salt, really good butter
    $7.00
  • Broccoli with cheddar
    $7.00
  • Housemade French Fries ketchup, chive buttermilk
    $7.00

Lunch Menu

Starters

  • 1/2 Dozen Oysters cucumber mignonette, cocktail
    $18.00
  • Country Ham Plate comte gougères, cantaloupe, honey
    $11.00
  • The Dearborn 'Meze' Plate grape leaves, eggplant dip, white bean hummus, marinated tomato salad
    $15.00
  • Local Burrata marinated werp farm beets, mache, heirloom tomatoes, sweet miso vinaigrette, ohba
    $16.00
  • Pork & Lamb Meatballs fresh tomato pomodoro, shirred egg, feta, garlic toast
    $15.00
  • Roasted Marrow of Beef country bread, pea shoot & radish salad, parmesan gratin
    $16.00
  • Midwest Fried Chicken maple mustard glaze, hot sauce, pickles
    $14.00

Soups

  • Summer Squash chicken bone broth, frigola, cavolo nero
    $7.00
    $10.00
  • Lobster Bisque shellfish broth, maine lobster, summer truffle, nasturtium
    $9.00
    $12.00
  • Tomato Soup crème fraîche, buttered croutons, cheese bites
    $6.00
    $9.00

'Big' Salads

  • Tuna Caesar seared big eye tuna, creamy egg dressing, romaine, buttered croutons, parmesan
    $16.00
  • Lyonnaise poached egg, marinated mushrooms, frisée, roasted garlic-mustard seed vinaigrette, bacon
    $12.00
  • 'Market' Salad hand-selected local finds from market today
    $11.00

Sandwiches & Sausages

  • The Dearborn Burger wagyu grind, wisconsin cheddar, boston bibb, dill pickle, special sauce, brioche bun
    $16.00
  • Pastrami Reuben butcher & larder pastrami, sauerkraut, thousand island
    $15.00
  • 'French' Onion Panini gruyère cheese, 9-hour onions, shiitake-onion broth
    $14.00
  • Marinated Portobello roasted portabellos, local boursin cheese, pesto, local greens, balsamic vinaigrette
    $14.00
  • Chef's Daily BLT with a surprise featured ingredient - the chef's BLT always includes neuske's bacon, bibb lettuce, and local farm tomatoes
    $18.00
  • Panzanella Chicken Sandwich marinated cucumber and tomatoes, wilted spinach, dijonnaise, feta cheese
    $15.00
  • Lamb 'Merguez' tzatziki sauce, local feta, tomato and cumin salsa
    $13.00
  • Pork "Chicago" Dog giardiniera, celery salt, pickle, mustard
    $11.00

Entrees

  • Ora King Salmon zucchini pancake, scallion vinaigrette, tomato, fennel & arugula salad
    $27.00
  • Summer Truffle Cappalletti cheese and truffle-filled egg pasta, chanterelle mushrooms, sugar snap peas, corn, herb butter
    $21.00
  • Roasted 1/2 Chicken tart cherry and walnut salad, chicken liver vinaigrette, brioche & fresh herb stuffing, 'drippings' jus
    $24.00
  • Fish & Chips beer-battered pacific cod, housemade fries, tartar sauce, malt vinegar
    $18.00

Butcher 'Block 37'

  • Dry Aged Duck Breast
    7oz $26.00
  • Filet Mignon Bone In
    8oz $35.00

Sides

  • Corn fresh herbs, pepper, butter
    $7.00
  • Mashed Potatoes sea salt, really good butter
    $7.00
  • Broccoli with cheddar
    $7.00
  • Housemade French Fries ketchup, chive buttermilk
    $7.00
  • House Salad local greens, house dressing
    $7.00

Brunch Menu

Starters

  • 1/2 Dozen Oysters cucumber mignonette, cocktail
    $18.00
  • Country Ham Plate comte gougères, cantalope, honey
    $11.00
  • Shrimp 'N' Grits black tiger shrimp, heirloom cornmeal and fresh corn grits, creole butter
    $16.00
  • Petite Quiche preparation changes with the seasons
    $10.00
  • Roasted Marrow of Beef country bread, pea shoot & radish salad, parmesan gratin
    $16.00

A Fantasy of Eggs

  • Dry Aged Ribeye & Eggs 50-day dry aged ribeye, 2 "you call it" eggs, fine herbs, hollandaise, creole potatoes
    $26.00
  • Duck Confit and 62° Eggs jalapeno-cheddar grits, confi t duck leg, 62° egg
    $19.00
  • Smoked Salmon Benedict english muffinn, smoked salmon, poached egg, pink peppercorn hollandaise, arugula
    $18.00
  • Ol' Fashioned Breakfast 3 over easy eggs, breakfast potatoes, neuske's bacon, breakfast sausage, grilled bread
    $14.00
  • Chicken Fried Chicken & Eggs fried chicken, buttermilk biscuits, sunny side up eggs & red eye gravy
    $16.00

For Your Sweet Tooth

  • French Toast & Foie Gras bananas fosters french toast, seared quebec foie gras, chantilly
    $16.00
  • Waffles & White Chocolate pearl sugar waffles, white chocolate mousse, maple syrup
    $12.00
  • Pancakes & Maple Syrup rice pancakes, honey butter, maple syrup
    $10.00

Sandwiches

  • The Dearborn Burger wagyu grind, wisconsin cheddar, boston bibb, dill pickle, special sauce, brioche bun
    $16.00
  • Ham & Gruyere on a Waffle pearl sugar waffle topped with basil pesto, country ham and melted gruyere cheese, served warm
    $13.00
  • Chicken Salad on Sourdough brie cheese, walnuts, celery, dried currents
    $12.00
  • B.L.T. + Fried Egg neuske's bacon, bibb lettuce, local farm tomatoes
    $15.00
  • Fish & Chips beer-battered pacific cod, housemade fries, tartar sauce, malt vinegar

Brunch Salads

  • Tuna Caesar seared big eye tuna, creamy egg dressing, romaine, buttered croutons, parmesan
    $16.00
  • Lyonnaise poached egg, marinated mushrooms, frisée, roasted garlic-mustard seed vinaigrette, bacon
    $12.00
  • 'Market' Salad hand-selected local finds from market today
    $11.00

Sides

  • Old Fashioned Doughnut like cake for breakfast
    $3.00
  • Blueberry Muffin sea salt, butter
    $4.00
  • Cinnamon Roll gooey, dreamy, cinnamon heaven
    $5.00
  • Creole Potatoes bell peppers, cajun spice, jalapeno
    $7.00
  • Neuske's Bacon it's delicious
    $6.00
  • Breakfast Links honey, sage
    $6.00
  • Housemade French Fries ketchup, chive buttermilk
    $7.00

145 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60602

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Modern, Rustic, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Hot Spot, Late Night
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (312) 384-1242
  • Private Dining Room: Yes