Dick's Last Resort

★★★★☆
Featuring the best barbecue, steaks, and live music in town
  • 315 N Dearborn St

    Chicago, IL 60654

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  • 312-836-7870

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good !!

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★★★★★

good !!

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Love this sports bar. Good for the young and the old.

3
★★★★★

Love this sports bar. Good for the young and the old.

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Great fun if you're a frat boy or sorority chick. I've been to the original in San Antonio, the second one in San Diego and they're all the same. Go for the party, stay for the abuse.

3
★★★★★

Great fun if you're a frat boy or sorority chick. I've been to the original in San Antonio, the second one in San Diego and they're all the same. Go for the party, stay for the abuse.

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Great location and understood the staff are trying to be rude with the customers but it was over the top. The waitress told us "What do think this place is about? It's in the name, Dicks is all about the sucking" after suggesting my

3
★★★★★

Great location and understood the staff are trying to be rude with the customers but it was over the top. The waitress told us "What do think this place is about? It's in the name, Dicks is all about the sucking" after suggesting my

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Fun place greeeat salmon. great view! a little pricey but Ill live.

3
★★★★★

Fun place greeeat salmon. great view! a little pricey but Ill live.

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I went there with my few best friends and were only 15 so it seemed really fun and my friend said it was great, but as soon as we got there and the waiter began taking our drinks he asked my friend what'd he liked to drink, since he was supposed to be rude he kept acting like he didn't hear him so the waiter said "you act like a slapped your mom"
not being funny, no one laughed, especially after my friends mom had just DIED 6 months before we came,
their attitudes aren't funny and they just need to know where the lines is and to not cross it, i will never go there again, i almost cried for my friend i felt terrible. it ruined the whole day and even worse was a waste of money. for 6 ppl the total was over $100.
DONT EVER GO THERE. YOU'LL REGRET IT. believe me coming from a 15 year old, i would like places like this but not even ill go back there again. IT WAS STUPID AND A WASTE OF TIME.

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★☆☆☆☆

I went there with my few best friends and were only 15 so it seemed really fun and my friend said it was great, but as soon as we got there and the waiter began taking our drinks he asked my friend what'd he liked to drink, since he was supposed to be rude he kept acting like he didn't hear him so the waiter said "you act like a slapped your mom"
not being funny, no one laughed, especially after my friends mom had just DIED 6 months before we came,
their attitudes aren't funny and they just need to know where the lines is and to not cross it, i will never go there again, i almost cried for my friend i felt terrible. it ruined the whole day and even worse was a waste of money. for 6 ppl the total was over $100.
DONT EVER GO THERE. YOU'LL REGRET IT. believe me coming from a 15 year old, i would like places like this but not even ill go back there again. IT WAS STUPID AND A WASTE OF TIME.

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with service that bad and an attitude that poor of the waitstaff. I have to admit I did enjoy being rude back but the food was so bad my daughter had to ride home with a bag to barf in!! absolutely terrible. the next sad thing is that she was the one who recommended it.

2
★★★★★

with service that bad and an attitude that poor of the waitstaff. I have to admit I did enjoy being rude back but the food was so bad my daughter had to ride home with a bag to barf in!! absolutely terrible. the next sad thing is that she was the one who recommended it.

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Dick's is a really fun place to go, especially when you know what to expect. The staff as as rude or as tame/entertaining as you want them to be. They are really funny and do not put the silly hat on peoples heads unless prompted to. The food comes is large portions and the menu is huge. Lunch is served quickly and is only $5.99 for specific sandwiches, fries and a drink on the weekdays. Cant be beat!

2
★★★★★

Dick's is a really fun place to go, especially when you know what to expect. The staff as as rude or as tame/entertaining as you want them to be. They are really funny and do not put the silly hat on peoples heads unless prompted to. The food comes is large portions and the menu is huge. Lunch is served quickly and is only $5.99 for specific sandwiches, fries and a drink on the weekdays. Cant be beat!

Pros: fast lunch, good food, fun atmosphere, reasonable prices

Cons: not everyone loves the concept

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the only suckers who go there are suburbanites and tourists.the service is awful (ditto the food) and the place is dirty.if only the waitstaff was funny.you only have to go once.

0
★☆☆☆☆

the only suckers who go there are suburbanites and tourists.the service is awful (ditto the food) and the place is dirty.if only the waitstaff was funny.you only have to go once.

Cons: awful service

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Had a great "girl's night out." Great food, Great service and very unique atmosphere.

2
★★★★☆

Had a great "girl's night out." Great food, Great service and very unique atmosphere.

Pros: Good fun atmosphere

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We went to eat at DLR because our teenage daughters wanted to go after a concert...knowing full well what it was about. I still hated it. The food was ok but the place was dirty and smelled like sewer - the Chicago River!!! Also, there was one guy that literally walked by and pushed my friend's head forward. I wanted to say something to the manager but our kids (being teenagers) did not want us to say something for fear of being singled out. In my book hitting someone is uncalled for and battery!!! To this day it makes me mad that I didn't say something. I get the rude, poor attitude gimmick but purposely hitting or putting your hands on someone is uncalled for. I do plan on contacting the manager and reporting this incident. My friend is too nice to do so - but I am not. I would never go there again because of this incident. My suggestion to anyone that wants to go there - go only if you can take the punishment they give and like so-so food. Really too bad they took it one step to far. The gimmick is different and unusual but the pushing someone's head forward is not acceptable!!!

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★☆☆☆☆

We went to eat at DLR because our teenage daughters wanted to go after a concert...knowing full well what it was about. I still hated it. The food was ok but the place was dirty and smelled like sewer - the Chicago River!!! Also, there was one guy that literally walked by and pushed my friend's head forward. I wanted to say something to the manager but our kids (being teenagers) did not want us to say something for fear of being singled out. In my book hitting someone is uncalled for and battery!!! To this day it makes me mad that I didn't say something. I get the rude, poor attitude gimmick but purposely hitting or putting your hands on someone is uncalled for. I do plan on contacting the manager and reporting this incident. My friend is too nice to do so - but I am not. I would never go there again because of this incident. My suggestion to anyone that wants to go there - go only if you can take the punishment they give and like so-so food. Really too bad they took it one step to far. The gimmick is different and unusual but the pushing someone's head forward is not acceptable!!!

Pros: Food was ok - gimmick different

Cons: Smells, staff puts their hands on you, sticky tables

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It was my first time visiting Chicago, I absolutely didn't know about this "rude service thing" I was absolutely amazed!!! Of course i would NEVER tip somebody whose mean and arrogant. This place is a joke seriously. I didn't eat at all, from the beginning this person started being a completely dumb*** I stood up and left the restaurant. I can't believe being a dumb*** is today's great thing and suppousely funny. Can't believe it.

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★☆☆☆☆

It was my first time visiting Chicago, I absolutely didn't know about this "rude service thing" I was absolutely amazed!!! Of course i would NEVER tip somebody whose mean and arrogant. This place is a joke seriously. I didn't eat at all, from the beginning this person started being a completely dumb*** I stood up and left the restaurant. I can't believe being a dumb*** is today's great thing and suppousely funny. Can't believe it.

Pros: the view

Cons: didn't find it FUNNY.

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Bad food, lousy service, insultingly bad attititude! just the place to take unaware guests to

2
★★★★★

Bad food, lousy service, insultingly bad attititude! just the place to take unaware guests to

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Fun place for bachelorattes.It was so much fun to be dropped off by the limo and get picked up after hours...fun fun fun.........................the empire of chicago bars.restaurants

2
★★★★☆

Fun place for bachelorattes.It was so much fun to be dropped off by the limo and get picked up after hours...fun fun fun.........................the empire of chicago bars.restaurants

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I was there for lunch with a bunch of friends for my friend's birthday. One of my friends had recommended the restaurant and I was so excited about how the waiters and waitresses were going to treat him, knowing the restaurant's unique reputation. Even though I expected to get rude and hilarious service, I did not expect to get almost no service at all! I have never had a more uncomfortable lunch before and it was my friend's birthday! I am embarrassed to have picked the restaurant!

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★☆☆☆☆

I was there for lunch with a bunch of friends for my friend's birthday. One of my friends had recommended the restaurant and I was so excited about how the waiters and waitresses were going to treat him, knowing the restaurant's unique reputation. Even though I expected to get rude and hilarious service, I did not expect to get almost no service at all! I have never had a more uncomfortable lunch before and it was my friend's birthday! I am embarrassed to have picked the restaurant!

Pros: waterfront dining, near a movie theater

Cons: service is based on how much food you order

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we were in a hotel in downtown chiacgo and didnt have reservations to any restuarant and then we looked through the restuarant book and saw this. We werent expecting some fancy dinner. somewhere casual. we were with another family. they had three kids and we had two. we knew the whole staff no manners thing. which made it twice as funny. they had live entertainment. My daughter had a great time she screamed along so the whole place could here. we laughed . it was a great way to end a vacation. if you have no sense of humor dont go. but if u do go for suree

2
★★★★★

we were in a hotel in downtown chiacgo and didnt have reservations to any restuarant and then we looked through the restuarant book and saw this. We werent expecting some fancy dinner. somewhere casual. we were with another family. they had three kids and we had two. we knew the whole staff no manners thing. which made it twice as funny. they had live entertainment. My daughter had a great time she screamed along so the whole place could here. we laughed . it was a great way to end a vacation. if you have no sense of humor dont go. but if u do go for suree

Pros: it's a great time overall

Cons: they swear alot. so if you censor dont bring kids

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I've been to a lot of bars. This place is dirty. That's why it smells funny. That's why the bars and tables are sticky. How hard is it to take pride in your business? Can someone clean the bathroom already? The beers are way overpriced. And I had no interest in food preparation from a staff who keeps their place scummy. Can we at least wipe down the bars? And what's with the "rude" thing? Is it supposed to be fuunny? Well, it's also funny when I don't tip yer azz 'cause all I wanted was some customer service. This place is a joke. If you want to spend the time and money to go to a bar, then go to a real business- not this playground. I would not recommend this place. It's stupid.

0
★☆☆☆☆

I've been to a lot of bars. This place is dirty. That's why it smells funny. That's why the bars and tables are sticky. How hard is it to take pride in your business? Can someone clean the bathroom already? The beers are way overpriced. And I had no interest in food preparation from a staff who keeps their place scummy. Can we at least wipe down the bars? And what's with the "rude" thing? Is it supposed to be fuunny? Well, it's also funny when I don't tip yer azz 'cause all I wanted was some customer service. This place is a joke. If you want to spend the time and money to go to a bar, then go to a real business- not this playground. I would not recommend this place. It's stupid.

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Their nitch is being completely the opposite of any other restaurant. The waiters/waitresses are rude, use profanity... and do some pretty crazy stuff. This is NOT a family restaurant. If you're by yourself an want to try something totally different... this would be it. Food is typical bar type food and live entertainment on the weekends.

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★★★☆☆

Their nitch is being completely the opposite of any other restaurant. The waiters/waitresses are rude, use profanity... and do some pretty crazy stuff. This is NOT a family restaurant. If you're by yourself an want to try something totally different... this would be it. Food is typical bar type food and live entertainment on the weekends.

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The biggest problem with DLR are the first time patrons that do not have a clue what the place is about. We have been there many times and had a geat time. It can get a little rude from time to time but the waitstaff does a good job on figuring out how your group is to be treated. We have been there with our grandkids and they have been very helpfull. Other times we where there as an adult group, drinking and dancing and they treated us rudely and it was fantastic! We enjoy all types of places and the Last Resort is a fun place with better than average food.
Their burboun glazed salmon is some of the best I have ever had!

Go there with an open mind and you'll have a great time.

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★★★★☆

The biggest problem with DLR are the first time patrons that do not have a clue what the place is about. We have been there many times and had a geat time. It can get a little rude from time to time but the waitstaff does a good job on figuring out how your group is to be treated. We have been there with our grandkids and they have been very helpfull. Other times we where there as an adult group, drinking and dancing and they treated us rudely and it was fantastic! We enjoy all types of places and the Last Resort is a fun place with better than average food.
Their burboun glazed salmon is some of the best I have ever had!

Go there with an open mind and you'll have a great time.

Pros: Close to everything and above average bar food.

Cons: Can be boring at times, depending on the crowd.

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I went to Dick's on Sunday, 4/22/07 for lunch. I was with 3 friends, and one of the girl's 16 year old daughter. I suggested we eat there because my last dining experience at the outside cafe there was fun. I had never gone into the restaurant. We didn't know it was "buffet only" before 1pm. The Beatles band was great, and the buffet was pretty good, although not exceptional. There was a wide selection. The dessert table was completely separate from the buffet, (on the way to the bathrooms-?!) We would have never known it was there if one of us didn't go to the bathroom, however, by then, we were no longer hungry, and were on our way out.
As far as SERVICE goes, "pathetic" comes to mind. We expected the rude treatment and fun atmosphere, but our waiter was not only short, he was very short on respect, especially since a young lady was at the table. When we sat down, no one came to greet us until we asked if anyone was around. The waiter took our drink order & returned with them, but left us with no knowledge that it was buffet only. When we realized he was not coming back, we went to the buffet.
One of the girls decided she wanted a drink that I had, and since we had a show to catch, I decided to just go to the bar and get it for her. When I returned, the waiter was there, and said;
"I'm right here, you Dumb B#%&#!" I was insulted, however laughed it off at the moment. I told him we had a show to go to, and my friend wanted a different drink, so since he wasn't around, I got it. He then turned to my friend, and told her that she had been a pain in his A## ever since she got there! Interesting, since he interacted with us for about 15 seconds.
I don't believe a sarcastic attitude should include profanity and personal insult. I give at least 20% tip to hard working restaurant workers. We left him less than 10%, although I later wished I had left him a penny with a note on a napkin stating, " Who's" the Dumb B#%&# now?"

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★★☆☆☆

I went to Dick's on Sunday, 4/22/07 for lunch. I was with 3 friends, and one of the girl's 16 year old daughter. I suggested we eat there because my last dining experience at the outside cafe there was fun. I had never gone into the restaurant. We didn't know it was "buffet only" before 1pm. The Beatles band was great, and the buffet was pretty good, although not exceptional. There was a wide selection. The dessert table was completely separate from the buffet, (on the way to the bathrooms-?!) We would have never known it was there if one of us didn't go to the bathroom, however, by then, we were no longer hungry, and were on our way out.
As far as SERVICE goes, "pathetic" comes to mind. We expected the rude treatment and fun atmosphere, but our waiter was not only short, he was very short on respect, especially since a young lady was at the table. When we sat down, no one came to greet us until we asked if anyone was around. The waiter took our drink order & returned with them, but left us with no knowledge that it was buffet only. When we realized he was not coming back, we went to the buffet.
One of the girls decided she wanted a drink that I had, and since we had a show to catch, I decided to just go to the bar and get it for her. When I returned, the waiter was there, and said;
"I'm right here, you Dumb B#%&#!" I was insulted, however laughed it off at the moment. I told him we had a show to go to, and my friend wanted a different drink, so since he wasn't around, I got it. He then turned to my friend, and told her that she had been a pain in his A## ever since she got there! Interesting, since he interacted with us for about 15 seconds.
I don't believe a sarcastic attitude should include profanity and personal insult. I give at least 20% tip to hard working restaurant workers. We left him less than 10%, although I later wished I had left him a penny with a note on a napkin stating, " Who's" the Dumb B#%&# now?"

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I've been to Dick's twice now and both times we've had horrible service. I know that the waitstaff is expected to be rude--sort of like Ed Debevics, but our waitress was too rude and too slow. Last time, we got our table and waited half an hour before our waitress even appeared. Then we sat another twenty minutes before our drinks came and then waited over an hour before we got any food (even apps). It was busy but you would expect the kitchens to be able to turn out food faster, or our waitress to take care of our party of 8 (ordering lots of expensive drinks) a little bit better.

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★★★☆☆

I've been to Dick's twice now and both times we've had horrible service. I know that the waitstaff is expected to be rude--sort of like Ed Debevics, but our waitress was too rude and too slow. Last time, we got our table and waited half an hour before our waitress even appeared. Then we sat another twenty minutes before our drinks came and then waited over an hour before we got any food (even apps). It was busy but you would expect the kitchens to be able to turn out food faster, or our waitress to take care of our party of 8 (ordering lots of expensive drinks) a little bit better.

Pros: atmosphere is fun, portions were big

Cons: service was slow

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Wow,On our family get-a-way on the July 4th week we took a friends advice and went..Cool location,Great Food and Very Friendly Servers,They made it fun for the whole family..We would definitly go back again.

2
★★★★★

Wow,On our family get-a-way on the July 4th week we took a friends advice and went..Cool location,Great Food and Very Friendly Servers,They made it fun for the whole family..We would definitly go back again.

Pros: Location off water, Server's, Food

Cons: None I can think of!

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We went and had the best time ever! After we left we were able to catch the fireworks at the Navy Pier right behind it. We went on a Saturday and had so much fun we went back Sunday morning for brunch and there was live music with Beatles impersonators. The best food and entertainment!!

2
★★★★★

We went and had the best time ever! After we left we were able to catch the fireworks at the Navy Pier right behind it. We went on a Saturday and had so much fun we went back Sunday morning for brunch and there was live music with Beatles impersonators. The best food and entertainment!!

Pros: Fun, Food

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I had a riot with a group of 10 women in the deserted restaurant late Thursday afternoon in February. The tenor of Dick's is such that kids acting up would not phase anyone. However, if your child is old enough to read, I would NOT let them go the bathroom there, even to wash hands. As an adult place it was funny, but there were all kinds of condom, sexual device, and erotic pamphlet machines--in the LADIES' room. There were about 15 of the X-rated machines and one each selling tampons and maxipads. That said, it does have a Mardi Gras-ish air about it and we had fun. Thank God our kids were home with their dads!

1
★★★☆☆

I had a riot with a group of 10 women in the deserted restaurant late Thursday afternoon in February. The tenor of Dick's is such that kids acting up would not phase anyone. However, if your child is old enough to read, I would NOT let them go the bathroom there, even to wash hands. As an adult place it was funny, but there were all kinds of condom, sexual device, and erotic pamphlet machines--in the LADIES' room. There were about 15 of the X-rated machines and one each selling tampons and maxipads. That said, it does have a Mardi Gras-ish air about it and we had fun. Thank God our kids were home with their dads!

Pros: Casual, Fun, Good value (for Chi)

Cons: Restroom machines, All fattening foods

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The service is great, very entertaining! I have been to almost all of the Dick's Last Resort restaurants and Chicago is by far the best of them all! The food is great and there's plenty of it! How can you resist?

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★★★★★

The service is great, very entertaining! I have been to almost all of the Dick's Last Resort restaurants and Chicago is by far the best of them all! The food is great and there's plenty of it! How can you resist?

Pros: entertaining, fairly inexpensive

Cons: crowded

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