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DMK Burger Bar

DMK Burger Bar

Burger Joint$$$$
Lakeview, Chicago
263 Tips and reviews
  • burgers
  • french fries
  • blueberry bbq sauce
  • milkshakes
  • lively
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  • Pedro F.
    Pedro Fuentes1 week ago
    Great place to eat and drinking
  • Louie L.
    All I can say there is a war in Chicago for the 🍔 This place is good. Try it.
  • Damon S.
    It may sound odd, but the #14 salmon burger with ginger and sriracha Asian slaw is the best. We had the #5 bison burger and #4 pepper /egg / bacon burger and both were far from the salmon.
  • Nicholas P.
    With this spot being rated #3 burger in Chicago I was definitely expecting more. Very thin patty, twice as much bread. The bacon they put on after they forgot was quite cold & crispy.
  • Joe F.
    Super good burgers
  • Chicago Tribune
    Chicago TribuneJanuary 10
    For a boost of flavor, each bite of mac and cheese was laced with the unmistakable, but never overpowering, funk of truffle oil. Read more
  • Dexter B.
    The burgers here are excellent. I would highly recommend getting the sweet potato fries with the aioli sauce.
  • Bobby K.
    Bobby KennedyDecember 23, 2016
    Onion strings are the side of choice.
  • Emily S.
    Emily SullivanNovember 6, 2016
    Good veggie burgers - made with a black bean base. Don't skip out on the fries or onion strings!
  • C R.
    C ReyOctober 20, 2016
    Slightly different take on the burger; served on artisan buns, egg option, bread & butter pickles, etc. Unique-ish menu + one of the better burgers in the neighborhood. Get larger size fries for sure.
  • Chicagoist
    ChicagoistAugust 30, 2016
    DMK is a go-to for good reason. Among the memorable hand-cut Russets are those doused in Parmesan and truffle cream. Then again, the sweet potato fries with Tabasco-lemon aioli are pretty good, too. Read more
  • Mark S.
    Mark StefkoAugust 21, 2016
    Get the cheese fries! !
  • Matt C.
    Matt CosentinoAugust 17, 2016
    Great burgers, I especially enjoy the bison with goat cheese, pickled onions, and blueberry bbq sauce.
  • Daniel H.
    Daniel HoeffelAugust 2, 2016
    The bison burger was incredible and the truffle fries are a must
  • Chicago Tribune
    Chicago TribuneJuly 26, 2016
    The Big DMK Burger is knife-and-fork big, especially with a fried egg, and it makes for a very satisfying dinner with side orders of chili-rubbed onion strings (great house ketchup) and fries. Read more
  • Hank C.
    Hank CoutureApril 3, 2016
    Literally everything here is amazing.
  • Jacob G.
    Jacob GuerraApril 2, 2016
    Great burger and sides. No customizations allowed. Music in the restaurant was too loud to have any good conversation.
  • Kübra Z.
    Kübra ZenginFebruary 29, 2016
    Perfect salmon burger! I loved it!
  • Kelsey G.
    Kelsey GuthrieJanuary 28, 2016
    S'mores milkshake is SUMMER NIGHTS in a cup. Totally turned my winter blues upside down.
  • Spencer S.
    Spencer SJanuary 13, 2016
    Burgers, parmesan truffle fries, Pineapple basil soda
  • A-Bomb
    A-BombJanuary 7, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The burgers are amazing but vegetarians beware: the fries are cooked in animal fat.
    Upvoted Aug 26
  • Kenny U.
    Kenny UgelJanuary 6, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Burgers are very, very good. But go after those sides and sauces! We went when they had a monthly special of sweet potato tots with a special aioli sauce that was unreal. Long wait, but worth it.
  • Keith P.
    Keith PeltasonDecember 28, 2015
    fries are cooked in beef fat--vegetarians and vegans beware
  • Zack H.
    Zack HERIDecember 20, 2015
    DMK burger & parmesan fries
    Upvoted 2 days ago
  • Jeff E.
    Jeff EarlyNovember 24, 2015
    Nope. Good, creative and pricey but not in top 10. Fries are done correctly and exquisitely. Try the fish!
  • Kevin L.
    Kevin LNovember 21, 2015
    #6 for life
  • Olga G.
    Olga GonzalezAugust 22, 2015
    Great ambience and food and staff. Everything!
  • Chicago Tribune
    Chicago TribuneAugust 7, 2015
    DMK's vegetarian burger boasts a veggie-and-grain patty, aged cheddar, eggplant, tomato and pesto mayo. Read more
  • Scott K.
    Scott KierJuly 28, 2015
    An underrated burger bar. I actually like DMK better than Kuma's. Great home-made buns, great fries, good craft beers.
  • Arash A.
    Arash AnsariJune 11, 2015
    It's hard to find a really great bison burger, but DMK does an excellent job!
  • Marizza W.
    Marizza WhodakJune 2, 2015
    Delicious burgers, fries, shakes, and local beer
  • Adam H.
    Adam HickeyJune 1, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The #4 is the best thing on the menu. You can't go wrong with deviled eggs either.
  • Carolyn S.
    Carolyn SMay 18, 2015
    Great burgers, fries & cocktails. If you like spicy get the #4!
  • Bailey S.
    Bailey ShemenskiMay 14, 2015
    Best cocktails here: the respect your elders and the some candy talking. Pic is the latter.
  • Meredith B.
    Meredith BollingerMay 9, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Delicious burgers for everyone. Try the salmon burger. Try some different types of fries. Good beer selection.
  • Mark M.
    Mark ModrickerApril 20, 2015
    OMG!! THIS PLACE IS AMAZING!!!!! Read more
  • Adam Scott S.
    Adam Scott SmithMarch 26, 2015
    Hey DMK Burger Bar, you should join Freebie! The benefits are amazing for both you and me. Read more
  • Abban N.
    Abban NuñezFebruary 14, 2015
    Burguers are awesome
  • Jeremy N.
    Jeremy NelsonJanuary 2, 2015
    The Parmesan fries were amazing, as was the peanut butter shake. We had to sit at the bar to eat, and our waiter/bartender went out of his way to make sure we were properly tended to. High marks.
  • khym
    khymJanuary 2, 2015
    Truffle fries
  • khym
    khymJanuary 2, 2015
    The burgers are good not amazing but the parmesan truffle cream fries with lemon sauce are to die for. Great beer selection.
  • Joe S.
    Joe SteinkampDecember 25, 2014
  • Food Network
    Food NetworkDecember 17, 2014
    For something on the lighter side, try the fresh salmon "burger" at DMK Burger Bar. It's made with fresh ginger and scallions, topped with an Asian slaw tossed with a red Thai curry sauce. Read more
  • E R.
    E RuizDecember 8, 2014
    Burgers are a bit thin but the quality of the meat is really good. Fries are incredible. Truffle fries are so delicious . Make sure to get the large order!
  • Jordhy L.
    Jordhy LedesmaDecember 7, 2014
    The potato fries are super creative. Edgy place with a good taste for burger lovers!
  • Dana J.
    Dana JensenDecember 1, 2014
    Yes, the burgers are good. I refuse to go anymore because it is so outrageously loud that you have to yell to be heard by the person sitting next to you. It's a shame, because the fries are great.
  • David C.
    David CurielNovember 27, 2014
    Try the bison burger number 5 with goat cheese and caramelized onions.
  • Martin S.
    Martin SlusarzNovember 22, 2014
    Ordered #4; burgers, egg, cheese, chiles. Also the cheddar fries with scallions. Both had amazing flavor. Bottom bun a little soggy but totally enjoyed it. Lettuce may have been the solution.
  • Emily J.
    Emily JurlinaOctober 24, 2014
    The bison burger is great. All the fries are awesome but the parm are my favorite. Get a couple small sizes to share.
  • Zeke F.
    Zeke FrancoOctober 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The fries are amazing. Try two varieties!
  • Kristin C.
    Kristin ChopOctober 17, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Always order the wasbi coleslaw and add it to your burger for a cold kick!!!
  • Carolyn S.
    Carolyn SSeptember 22, 2014
    Try the roasted hatch green chili burger, it's awesome!!
  • Jenna K.
    Jenna KowalczykSeptember 20, 2014
    The bun will melt in your mouth unlike any other bun you've had on a sandwich of the same sort.
  • DC Dining Adventures
    DC Dining AdventuresSeptember 2, 2014
    They're serious with their mac & cheese so if you're also serious, get the Mac & Cheese #2, it has Gruyere, smoked bacon and charred balsamic red onions!
  • TV Food Maps
    TV Food MapsAugust 28, 2014
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  • van
    vanAugust 25, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Pick a number, any number. All are delicious. Then add an egg and do the sweet potato fries.
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HutchinsAugust 24, 2014
    Really good burger.
  • Ruchir M.
    Ruchir MashruAugust 23, 2014
    #6 Guacamole Burger
  • maltier
    maltierAugust 21, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Henry's swing club last week, DMK tonight #dmkoozie
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MeekAugust 12, 2014
    Grass fed burgers and really good fries! They don't take reservations though
  • Sterling S.
    Sterling SalzbergAugust 8, 2014
    Show up early or they may never seat you or know you're even there.
  • Brad S.
    Brad SaxonAugust 8, 2014
    Shut the front door and grab one of these burger. I'm headed home from work right now and I'm going to stop in for one. Definitely a top ten burger in the city.
  • Hillman P.
    Hillman PhilistiaAugust 7, 2014
    I have been here 3 times in a row, 2 times I sent my burger back. Over cooked burgers. too many kids who scream. I don't know if its a burger bar or a high school cafeteria.
  • Louis K.
    Louis KliegerAugust 7, 2014
    Great beer selection, excellent burgers and fries. Wait time can be long, so try to go late night or on off days.
  • Mark B.
    Mark BrouchAugust 7, 2014
    The Bison Burger is delicious.
  • Joey N.
    Joey NowakAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The lamb burger!
  • Anthony H.
    Anthony HandleyAugust 6, 2014
    Amazing beer selection!
  • Food Network
    Food NetworkAugust 4, 2014
    On the lighter side, this fresh salmon burger is made with fresh ginger and scallions, and topped with an Asian slaw tossed with red Thai curry sauce. Read more
  • Chernise
    CherniseJuly 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Peanut butter shake, sweet potato fries & the #5 (Bison burger w/ blueberry BBQ sauce on a pita bun) Yum! The deviled eggs are delish too!
  • Shuchi R.
    Shuchi RanaJune 27, 2014
    Awesome veggie burger ! Ask to add fried egg to it if you like! :)
  • Kendall
    KendallJune 19, 2014
    Burger was not good
  • Kelly H.
    Kelly HarmantasJune 4, 2014
    What's my number? #5: bison burger with goat cheese, pickled onions, and blueberry BBQ sauce. don't forget a mini shake
  • Mary B.
    Mary BittnerMay 22, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Their late-night menu is amazing! Try a mini milkshake.
  • Annie C.
    Annie ChooApril 21, 2014
    Sweet potato fries with the lemon tabasco is off the chainnnnn. So good! You won't regret it!
  • Bryan E.
    Bryan EinwalterMarch 26, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The sweet potato fries are legalized crack.
  • Shannon H.
    Shannon HughesMarch 24, 2014
    Ummm thee most adorable people work here
  • Karol P.
    Karol PantojoMarch 19, 2014
    The best hamburger ever!! Loved it!
  • Tim Z.
    Tim ZachasMarch 18, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Hatch green chile burger is awesome
  • Gusti Ayu M.
    burger special
  • Kristin
    KristinMarch 1, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Back of the place is a bit easier to hear, if you're hoping to have good conversation. Peanut butter/chocolate milkshake = must.
  • Kaila W.
    Kaila WailaFebruary 28, 2014
    Cool burgs
  • Bryan F.
    Bryan FleckFebruary 17, 2014
    Blue cheese bacon fries. Enough said.
  • kate r.
    kate readerFebruary 9, 2014
    Parmesan fries with truffle cream - holy mother of god!!! Great food, great service, gets pretty packed so get there early on weekend nights!!
  • starchy p.
    starchy pJanuary 21, 2014
    good service n food ,,
  • Danielle K.
    Danielle KaganJanuary 3, 2014
    Awesome place with awesome milk shakes try one!
  • Taylor P.
    Taylor PyleJanuary 2, 2014
    #6 burger is absolutely amazing
  • Elvie D.
    Elvie DiazDecember 21, 2013
    Truffle Fries were addicting. Since eating at DMK, my palate has been craving Truffle Fries everyday. Next time I will get the large order for myself!
  • Alberto F.
    Alberto FarcaOctober 16, 2013
    The best burgers I've had in my life!
  • Jumana I.
    Jumana IOctober 15, 2013
    Yummiest burger! #1 is super delicious!
  • Modest Molly G.
    Modest Molly GOctober 13, 2013
    Best burgers I have EVER had! DMK makes me never want to leave Chicago!
  • DJ M.
    DJ McKerrOctober 12, 2013
    Food was phenomenal but they don't take reservations and it can be very loud inside
  • Alfares A.
    Alfares AlzahraniSeptember 25, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    best burgers ever !..I tried 1,4,7,9,11 and 15 ..1 is the best...and yeah dont miss the blueberry cider ...
  • Matthew A.
    Matthew AndersØnSeptember 22, 2013
    Sexiest burgers ever
  • Rich S.
    Rich SegalineSeptember 14, 2013
    Ask for Kelly to be your server. Very nice and informative. Also has a great personality!
  • M. Katie H.
    M. Katie HunterAugust 31, 2013
    Go for lunch unless you want to yell at your date over the loud music and large crowds.
  • Chad P.
    Chad PurnellAugust 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Wasabi slaw is crisp and delicious. Best side on the menu.
  • Kenney M.
    Kenney MarlattAugust 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Add me to the list of folks that love the Bison Burger with goat cheese‎, pickled red onion and blueberry bbq sauce.
  • Sarah C.
    Sarah ChandlerAugust 12, 2013
    Turkey burger was awesome. Definitely worth stopping in!
  • Barrett L.
    Barrett LaneAugust 10, 2013
    The burgers come out super fast but they are oh so delicious. Get the #5.
  • David B.
    David BorraJuly 31, 2013
    Fries were good, but next time be sure to ask them to hold the salt. They over salt the fries too much. Turkey burger was excellent! Definitely recommend it.
  • Hungrypau
    HungrypauJuly 30, 2013
    Holy shit, the milkshake. I don't even like milkshakes. Get a milkshake. (Veggie burgers are alright- I wouldn't call it the best)
  • radstarr
    radstarrJuly 23, 2013
    Rocked! Lilly was great waitress, and burgers, beer and good were money!
  • Buena Vista Supper Club
    Buena Vista Supper ClubJuly 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Yum yum yummyness #1 was savory and sweet... Just great. Our favorite side was the onion strings.
  • Miljan V.
    Miljan VukovicJuly 3, 2013
    Must try the #5 Buffalo Burger. Awesomeness! Service wqs top drawer as well.
  • Jenna W.
    Jenna WalkerJuly 1, 2013
    Good food and great people. The hostess gave us fries on the house because our table took a little longer than expected. On top of the great service, the salmon and veggie burger were delicious.
  • Abigail E.
    Abigail EvansJune 21, 2013
    Turkey burger was the best I've ever had and the fries were the icing on the cake. Plus they served Crispin apple cider, one of my favorites!
  • keeton c.
    keeton chamberlainJune 15, 2013
    The Patrick Kane. Go Hawks!!!
  • Derek D.
    Derek DahmerMay 13, 2013
    So good you won't want ketchup. Get the #5 bison burger - it has (subtlety flavored) blueberry BBQ sauce
  • George W.
    George WilksonMay 10, 2013
    They should make their items order-able from my smart phone by adding them to the app "appay biz". That way, I can order ahead using "appay"!!
  • Tommy S.
    Tommy SchwellerMay 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Effe is the best! Always suggesting great food & drinks. Tip her well!
  • Gabriela R.
    Gabriela RivasMay 3, 2013
    Hey I got free fries for checking in with Foursquare. Yea yay
  • Jamie F.
    Jamie FerroMay 1, 2013
    Shakes are almost always amazing...take the chance on the featured creation. This month's Birthday Cake shake is legit! Blue cheese and bacon fries are amazing..
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsApril 26, 2013
    Great griddled burgers from a fine dining chef, plus crispy fries and thick shakes.
  • Michael
    MichaelApril 7, 2013
    Very Thin burgers....but good.
  • Marton H.
    Marton HarsanyiMarch 31, 2013
    This place deserves a bigger bathroom :)
  • Alex K.
    Alex KobzikMarch 29, 2013
    Service staff are smokin'
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoMarch 20, 2013
    Try the No. 4, with roasted hatch green chili, Sonoma Jack cheese, smoked bacon and a fried egg. For $3, make it a double. Read more
  • DC Dining Adventures
    DC Dining AdventuresMarch 19, 2013
    A definite go to burger place in Chicago! The #1 is great, with aged cheddar, smoked bacon, charred balsamic red onions and rufus teague's bbq sauce, you can't go wrong!
  • Michelle B.
    Michelle BatrezMarch 17, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best turkey burger I've ever had. EVER. Sweet potato fries we're fucking incredible. Pardon the curse words...but FUCK this place is amazing.
  • Jon H.
    Jon HensleyMarch 16, 2013
    Best burger and fries in Chicago!
  • Chris
    ChrisMarch 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The sweet potato fries are incredible. Bison burger is pretty good.
  • Robert Z.
    Robert ZiembaFebruary 21, 2013
    Get the Bison Burger !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Dani S.
    Dani SchmidtFebruary 17, 2013
    Don't let the waitress spill your milkshake on your lap!
  • Tate G.
    Tate GeborkoffFebruary 12, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The #4 as a turkey burger with the salt and cracked pepper fries.
  • Becca K.
    Becca KangFebruary 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Not a huge fan of the burgers. Love the wedge salad & Parmesan truffle fries though! Also great bar with draft picks. :)
  • Lyndsey W.
    Lyndsey WallaceFebruary 3, 2013
  • John A.
    John AllenJanuary 30, 2013
    I'm sure you aren't coming here because you're a vegetarian, but if you do the fries are fried in beef fat. The fried onion thing is awesome though.
  • Benjamin A.
    Benjamin AmundsonJanuary 24, 2013
    Great music and the margaritas are fantastic!
  • Mike K.
    Mike KotlerJanuary 23, 2013
    I pray to the double Bison Burger w/ fried egg and shredded crispy onions.
  • Barry M.
    Barry MJanuary 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the #5. Trust me.
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithJanuary 17, 2013
    The #3 is basically a Reuben on a burger (pastrami, gruyere cheese, sauerkraut, and an unbelievable remoulade). If you're into this type of thing, don't hesitate to pull the trigger.
  • Adam H.
    Adam HickeyJanuary 13, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    #4 never disappoints! Add a side of sweet potato fries and you're golden.
  • Andrew B.
    Andrew BurchJanuary 9, 2013
    What kind of burger bar doesn't have ketchup? This one.
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BraunJanuary 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great burgers. Get here early, it get crowded.
  • Brendan L.
    Brendan LaCroixDecember 30, 2012
    The Sweet Tea Revisited. The Rhubarb Delight. This place has some fucking dank cocktails, and the burgers are equally overloaded with awesomeness. It's the 1st place I go to eat when I'm in town.
  • Ross G.
    Ross GuthrieDecember 24, 2012
    Add a fried egg to your burger!
  • Hannah B.
    Hannah BurkeDecember 13, 2012
    Best Turkey Burgers in the city...and I've tried them all
  • Jessica M.
    Jessica MillerOctober 22, 2012
    Don't understand what all the hype is about. Felt we were rushed to order, for a burger place it was pretty disappointing
  • Kt A.
    Kt AlexanderOctober 13, 2012
    very excellent place to eat burgers... amazing
  • Nicole B.
    Nicole BolisengaOctober 11, 2012
    Ask for Matt (usually behind the bar), knows his stuff, personable.
  • Ritu R.
    Ritu ReimerOctober 2, 2012
    Truffle fries. Crispy mushroom burger. Mac n cheese. Yum!
  • Alma S.
    Alma SierraSeptember 14, 2012
    Their claim is correct: this is the best veggie burger to ever hit my lips!
  • Kate H.
    Kate HardySeptember 2, 2012
    The breakfast burgers during the weekends are awesome!
  • Taylor
    TaylorAugust 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Green chile cheeseburger is outstanding! Bacon and a fried egg on top too!
  • Tara R.
    Tara RAugust 5, 2012
    try the deep fried portobello burger! when I was here they had old school on the tvs, awesome.
  • Nisha E.
    Nisha ElenaAugust 1, 2012
    The Holy Guac-aioli Burger is so great we've never ordered anything else. The service is always top-notch, except for tonight. Pretty sure our server is getting ready to quit or had a bad day.
  • Kenneth T.
    Kenneth TiongJuly 20, 2012
    Green hatch chilli burger 4.5/5
  • rebecca r.
    rebecca russellJuly 20, 2012
    Try the Santo, only served on days when the Cubs (ugh) have a home game. It's amazing.
  • Liz S.
    Liz SimbiJuly 12, 2012
    Be careful when ordering to go, the Bartenders sometimes don't keep track of the orders. Ending up waiting 25 minutes extra when our food was ready just sitting behind the bar.
  • Evan[Bu]
    Evan[Bu]July 10, 2012
    Bison burger with deviled eggs? Just another reason why Chicago is home to some of the world's best food. Be sure to try a S'mores shake with your meal!
  • Time Out Chicago Kids
    DMK Burger Bar is nominated for Best Family-Friendly Restaurant in our Hipsqueak Awards, vote now at!
  • Ryan W.
    Ryan WallaceJune 23, 2012
    The chocolate shake may look ordinary, but it sure doesn't taste ordinary...yum!
  • Courtney W.
    Courtney WolfeMay 28, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    On cubs home game days they have the Ron santo burger! Order it!!
  • Brad K.
    Brad KMay 18, 2012
    #4, Parmesan truffle fries, repeat weekly
  • 👼Veronica J.
    Turkey burger and vanilla shake is delicious
  • Nick A.
    Nick AgrawalMay 5, 2012
    Try the special burger of the month, the King Burger
  • Celestino R.
    Celestino RuffiniApril 27, 2012
    If you go with friends, order a couple and share. Delicious!
  • Manbque
    ManbqueApril 10, 2012
    They have burgers here?
  • Angie T.
    Angie TrigilioApril 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Also - lamb burger. Every. Single. Time.
  • Angie T.
    Angie TrigilioApril 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure your whole party arrives together if there's a wait. Otherwise you won't get your name on the list till everyone arrives.
  • JK-47 [Guitar]
    JK-47 [Guitar]April 3, 2012
    Onion strings & other good things.. :)
  • David S.
    David SohlMarch 21, 2012
    Order a double. You're getting grass-fed beef; the normal patty size is sub-McDonalds size.
  • Joey L.
    Joey LopezMarch 20, 2012
    Delicious. Great atmosphere.
  • Will L.
    Will LonghiniFebruary 18, 2012
    You can mix shake flavors!
  • Gigi Y.
    Gigi YlaganFebruary 12, 2012
    The lamb burger is like an upscale gyro stuffed into 2 warm & toasty buns. Did I mention that their sweet potato & parm fries are to die for? :)
  • Adam H.
    Adam HickeyJanuary 30, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the #4 with sweet potato fries. You won't be disappointed.
  • Dawn M.
    Dawn McKenzieJanuary 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the crispy portabello! SO good.
  • Luis L.
    Luis LagerfeldJanuary 19, 2012
    Greek style LAMB BURGER. Must.
  • Time Out Chicago Kids
    Time Out Chicago KidsJanuary 13, 2012
    Chef Michael Komick tops patties of grass-fed beef with everything from pastrami to green chiles, and your preteen vegetarian will tell you he makes the best veggie burger in town.
  • Robert B.
    Robert BeckerJanuary 11, 2012
    Try to get Kiley as your server. Best recommendations: beer and food.
  • Steve C.
    Steve ClayJanuary 8, 2012
    Every burger is great. Don't be afraid to try something new.
  • Food Network
    Food NetworkJanuary 3, 2012
    Guy Fieri discovered a sophisticated burger at DMK Burger Bar, where they are building a bison burger stacked with fresh goat cheese, pickled red onions and blueberry BBQ sauce. Read more
  • James C.
    James CarnleyDecember 21, 2011
    You must try the parmesan truffle cream fries. I've never had anything better!
  • Dina M.
    Dina MaticiucDecember 16, 2011
    Amazing truffle fries and salmon burger! Can't wait to go back for more.
  • Miss T.
    Miss TessDecember 12, 2011
    Everything was perfect including the friendly staff.
  • John B.
    John B.December 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Green chili burger with fried egg. What more could you ask for?
  • Brian H.
    Brian HanscelNovember 12, 2011
    Melt in your mouth burgers for $8, yes please. Be sure to get some delicious fries and a good local beer to round things out.
  • Phillip W.
    Phillip WilliamsNovember 11, 2011
    Skip the cracked pepper on your fries if kids will be eating them.
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoNovember 2, 2011
    The fries (fried in beef fat), shakes or sides, like anchovy-draped Caesar salad, steal the show from the burger. Patties are cooked only “medium plus,” leaving them juiceless and disappointing.
  • Alyssa D.
    Alyssa DraegerNovember 1, 2011
    Food is good, service sucks. Our waitress didn't even introduce herself and it really wasn't that busy.. even if it was Halloween night.
  • J T.
    J TOctober 31, 2011
    Try the parmesan fries!
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoOctober 19, 2011
    The fries (fried in beef fat), shakes or sides, like anchovy-draped Caesar salad, steal the show from the burger. Patties are cooked only “medium plus,” leaving them juiceless and disappointing.
  • Veronique L.
    Veronique LeeOctober 15, 2011
    I've never had service where they've read my mind.
  • Dawn M.
    Dawn McKenzieOctober 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The crispy portabella is surprisingly delicious. Try it! Don't forget the sweet potato or parmasean/truffle fries!
  • Emily K.
    Emily KellyOctober 10, 2011
    Real good veggie burger - one of the best I've had in the city.
  • Olivia D.
    Olivia DeSimioOctober 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the #1 with chili on top with the Wisconsin cheddar fries! So good!
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsSeptember 26, 2011
    Get the Sweet Potato Fries. They have a thin crispy exterior and a sweet interior with a hint of caramel flavor. Served with a lemon-Tabasco aioli - a spicy kick to make things even more interesting Read more
  • Lindsay O.
    Lindsay O'Brien McMillanSeptember 24, 2011
    You know you want them, so order the sweet potato fries! You won't regret
  • Jennifer K.
    Jennifer KwanSeptember 24, 2011
    The #2 was phenoms!! So impressed with the burgers, we will be back. With this burger you can savor every taste & part of the burger.
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistSeptember 21, 2011
    This joint turns out gourmet grass-fed beef burgers topped with everything from chili-rubbed onion strings and chipotle ketchup to pastrami, prosciutto and fried green tomatoes. Read more
  • Alan K.
    Alan KatzSeptember 21, 2011
    Blood orange soda and the patty melt
  • Ankur M.
    Ankur ManvarSeptember 20, 2011
    Try the Deviled eggs. Bison burger w goat cheese isn't bad, either.
  • Tony F.
    Tony FrancioneSeptember 19, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    They just started offering LeftHand Nitro Milk Stout on tap! One of my favz!
  • Krista
    KristaSeptember 17, 2011
    Weirdly small plates used for the burgers. I kinda dig the music and I really liked the lemon alioli used for the sweet potato fries. Wish burger bun was more toasted.
  • Michael C.
    Michael CaputoSeptember 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The #4 is a grass-fed patty with roasted hate green chile , sonoma jack cheese, and a fried egg. It's awesomeness on a pretzel bun
  • Natalie U.
    Natalie UngerSeptember 16, 2011
    Pretty mediocre for all the hype/price. Can get the exact same cheese fries at wieners circle and pay less for more. Hatch green chile is not very authentic when compared to what you'd get in N.Mex.
  • Karen W.
    Karen WilliamsSeptember 6, 2011
    Try the sweet potato fries, they are yummy
  • Mandy S.
    Mandy SwansonSeptember 5, 2011
    Awesome burgers and sweet potato fries! Read more
  • Katja H.
    Katja HalversonSeptember 1, 2011
    The #2 burger is excellent, start with the mac'n'cheesr
  • Jen H.
    Jen HoffmanAugust 19, 2011
    Great place to grab lunch with friends but you better get here early!!!
  • DS 3.
    DS 3MAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    truffle dip w the parmesan fries plus that burger with the egg & green chiles... so money. Can't forget a tasty craft beer Read more
  • Rachel H.
    Rachel HillisAugust 8, 2011
    Bison burger- great. Vanilla milkshake- great. Sweet potato fries & truffle fries- delicious. Bacon Mac n cheese- amazing. Service was awesome!
  • Billy G.
    Billy GomesJuly 28, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Sweet potato fries with extra sauce!
  • Kristin C.
    Kristin ChopJuly 25, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Stoli vodka sodas are only $6 bucks... Nice at a wrigley burger joint....:)))
  • Seve P.
    Seve Ponce de LeonJuly 7, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Best veggie burger in Chicago. Get it on the #1 or #4.
  • Gilt City
    Gilt CityJune 3, 2011
    DMK offers a Frequent Fryers card that lets you build up points for prizes, just for dining on delicious burgers or the seafood treats at DMK’s new next-door sibling, Fish Bar.
  • Laura F.
    Laura FrenchJune 2, 2011
    Last time I was here I had the bison burger with blueberry bbq sauce and goat cheese, amish blue cheese and bacon fries. I highly recommend. Read more
  • Luis Antonio P.
    Luis Antonio PerezMay 31, 2011
    Grass Fed Burgers
  • Willie W.
    Willie WintersMay 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    New summer burger, Joe's Hotdog Burger. Give it a try, because it is AWESOME!
  • Food & Wine
    Food & WineMay 12, 2011
    Chef Michael Kormick offers eight different types of grass-fed beef burgers. The house-made sodas come in cherry, lime and blood orange.
    Chefs.comMay 12, 2011
    Celebrate National Burger Month at DMK with their Bison Burger - Fresh Goat Cheese, Pickled Red Onions, Blueberry BBQ Sauce
  • Gautam B.
    Gautam BudidhaApril 30, 2011
    I ask you, what's stopping you from mixing turkey and portabello into your double? Absolutely nothing!
  • Anna C.
    Anna CApril 29, 2011
    Outstanding burgers and the best peanut butter shake since the Zephyr closed down. Om nom nom!
  • Dave S.
    Dave SeidlerApril 24, 2011
    Go to the counter instead
  • Will F.
    Will FrostApril 22, 2011
    No where near as good as the other burger bars in the area (kumas, burger bar, bad apple) and overpriced beer.
  • Jenn C.
    Jenn CottonApril 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Gumballhead on tap!
  • Sean S.
    Sean SweeneyApril 19, 2011
    Bison burger and Parm truffle fries. Any tap beer is good and I liked the PBR bloody mary
  • Rosey F.
    Rosey FApril 16, 2011
    Went early on a Friday (5:45) and we were seated right away. The #4 with cheddar fries was amazing, although the fries were better than the burger.
  • Ramon c.
    Ramon cApril 7, 2011
    Great burger with great crowd
  • Emily L.
    Emily LuizMarch 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Come here for breakfast the turkey burger is amazing and don't sub w a beef patty, there's lots of complementary flavors in that turkey patty. Oh and the shamrock shake is pretty bomb
  • Emily L.
    Emily LuizMarch 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure you come here for breakfast turkey burger is amazing - don't sub w a beef patty, lots of additional flavoring w the turkey
  • Katelyn W.
    Katelyn WMarch 3, 2011
    Ketchup is great!! FYI though... They add spices to it so hopefully you like ketchup with a kick!!!!
  • Mark M.
    Mark MoskovitzMarch 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    I expect good service when sit at the bar. The food was excellent (bison burger), but the service was unusually bad.
  • Dan M.
    Dan MelilloFebruary 10, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    That new Bison Burger was a real shot of life.
  • David S.
    David SpearmanFebruary 5, 2011
    The breakfast burger is amazing!
  • Nate
    NateJanuary 20, 2011
    The Amish blue cheese is amazing
  • Courtney W.
    Courtney WolfeJanuary 14, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Amazing. Try a blood red soda. You can't go wrong with anything here. Order an ice-cream cookie for dessert.
  • Eater
    EaterJanuary 12, 2011
    Michael Kornick doing edgy, grass-fed-beef burgers with partner David Morton? With thick shakes and gourmet hand-cut fries? Um, yes please. [Eater 38 Member] Read more
  • Gerard B.
    Gerard BlantonDecember 19, 2010
    Try the burgers.
  • Etosha M.
    Etosha MohDecember 4, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Holiday burger and gingerbread milkshake is a whimsical adventure on a wintery Chicago day!
  • Chris V.
    Chris VaughnNovember 11, 2010
    The food was really good, but I just didn't appreciate the small plates they put the food on. Hey, use full-sized plates!
  • Scott M.
    Scott MortierNovember 5, 2010
    The best lamb burger I have ever had
  • Bear D.
    Bear DohringOctober 25, 2010
    Order the lamb burger, truffle fries and a three floyeds craft beer (only 3$ after 9pm)!
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BernardoSeptember 19, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Beware vegans/vegetarians, the fries are fried in beef fat. Otherwise, food here is amazing!!
  • Bradley C.
    Bradley CollinsAugust 28, 2010
    Worth the walk from Wrigley.
  • Kelly C.
    Kelly Carlson 😷August 15, 2010
    Wow! And the house cocktails to add! Rhubarb delight all day long
  • Shavon
    ShavonAugust 11, 2010
    Best veggie burger I've ever had, and the fries are the best in the city! No joke.
  • Mark W.
    Mark WudtkeAugust 3, 2010
    Get the Veggie burger, #12. It will blow your mind, far and away the best I've had. Awesome place!
  • Matt F.
    Matt FenderAugust 3, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Try a great beer in a can, Modus Hoperandi, for only $3! Also, all of the food rocks.
  • Armando C.
    Armando CobianJuly 24, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    #12 is a great veggie burger and any fry is amazing and free when you show you're checked in!
  • Bon Appetit Magazine
    Grass-fed beef and custom-made buns are the foundations for chef Michael Kornick's burgers, including the roasted Hatch green chile version.
  • Alfonso L.
    Alfonso LittleJuly 18, 2010
    Lovely spot to eat... Great burgers and drinks. Read more
  • ZZubin
    ZZubinJuly 5, 2010
    Ridiculous customer service. Thanks for the free shake
  • Jillian T.
    Jillian ThomasJune 22, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Veggie burger #12 is by far the best I've ever had - Cheddar fries are to die for. Staff is lovely, and almost always hooks us up with a freebie or some *love* Can't get enough!
  • Michelle T.
    Michelle TarrJune 13, 2010
    The best veggie burger and truffle fries. Try the Madame Geneva's Rhubard Delight. Delish (and I feel like I'm in NY). Great place.
  • Alison
    AlisonJune 9, 2010
    Parmesian truffle fries. Heaven!
  • Joe M.
    Joe MurdockJune 1, 2010
    Amazing burgers with a cool vibe. Check it out. Its a lil upscale from the regular burger joint
  • Colby G.
    Colby GergenMay 28, 2010
    #4 and the amish bleu cheese fries. Heaven.
  • Evan O.
    Evan OrrMay 18, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    burgers are hit & miss, but the fries alone are worth the trip. sweet potato fries w/ lemon aioli or the parmasean truffle fries!
  • Adrienne
    AdrienneMay 8, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Domaine dupage and a to-die for burger. Very different experience than Kumas, and I think it's superior.
  • mark r.
    mark rothApril 11, 2010
    Try the new #14 big dmk. What a bigmac could have been, if only they didnt suck.
  • Jeremy T.
    Jeremy TaylorApril 6, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the best burgers in Chicago!
  • Lindsay F.
    Lindsay FendMarch 12, 2010
    Go to this top burger bar in Lakeview any chance you get!
  • Ethan G.
    Ethan GoodmanMarch 7, 2010
    Order the grass-fed lamb burger. You won't regret it.
  • Mark B.
    Mark BrandauMarch 3, 2010
    Just had a preview of the Big DMK. Like a grass-fed Big Mac. Ask for an extra napkin!
  • Christophe B.
    Christophe BakunasFebruary 11, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The parm truffle cream french fries are insanely delicious
  • Clay T.
    Clay TFebruary 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Great fries and burgers. The beer selection has NO, I repeat NO such swill like Bud, Bud Lite, etc
  • Matt P.
    Matt PaisFebruary 9, 2010
    The a la carte burgers aren't huge but reasonably priced ($8) and come on one of the city's tastiest buns. Solid fries.
  • Michael C.
    Michael CaputoFebruary 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    You have to try the No. 4 - Roasted Hatch Green Chile, Fried Farm Egg, Sonoma Jack cheese, and smoked bacon. It's delish!
  • Rob H.
    Rob HayashidaJanuary 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Number 2 Burger and a order of the Parmesan Truffle Fries. And make sure to save room for their thick milkshakes.
  • Megan L.
    Megan LallyDecember 21, 2009
    Highly recommend the truffle fries at DMK Burger Bar. #1 burger was also delicious (charred balsamic red onions... yum!)
  • Carissa M.
    Carissa MillerNovember 30, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Get burger. Preferably with onion straws.
  • Kelly K.
    Kelly KniewelNovember 18, 2009
    Go to DMK and order a #4, truffle fries, a cherry soda and a chocolate shake to sip on way home. (do happy dance) Repeat once a week if you have a gym membership
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