The Fireplace Inn

The Fireplace Inn

BBQ Joint and Bar
1448 N Wells St (btwn North Ave & Schiller St), Chicago, IL 60610, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed, Sun
    • 11:30 AM–Midnight
  • Thu–Fri
    • 11:30 AM–2:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 11:30 AM–3:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Brunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
6.5/10

Based on 102 votes

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  • vodka lemonade
  • fireplaces
  • ribs
  • trivia
  • outdoor seating
  • great value
  • spacious
  • prime rib
  • good for groups
  • mimosas
  • pulled pork
  • mozzarella sticks
  • TVs
  • beer
  • chicken wings
  • quesadillas
  • good for a late night
  • jewelry
  • salads
  • meatballs
  • luis v.

    Las costillas son espectaculares!

    luis valenzuela · February 12
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  • Louis K.

    Too busy at night. Crowds push and shove. Supposedly the good is good for dinner though. Will report back

    Louis Klieger · August 17, 2014
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  • Redeye Chicago

    The crowds at this Old Town bar and grill come for the barbecued ribs and super-sized vodka-spiked lemonades and stay for the spacious covered patio. Read more

    Redeye Chicago · August 3, 2014
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  • Joey N.

    Electric lemonade is a game-changer. One of few tolerable places in Old Town

    Joey Nowak · July 26, 2014
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  • Brianna W.

    Best staff in Chi!

    Brianna Williamson · May 30, 2014
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  • Trey P.

    Shrimp Po-Boy is awesome!

    Trey Page · July 21, 2013
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  • Bradley C.

    Old & lame.

    Bradley Collins · July 13, 2013
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  • BG L.

    Seems like a great place to watch sports. Multiple bars, tons of TV's and a good amount of space. Watched UFC PPV here and enjoyed it. They have food and golden tee, too.

    BG LeBeau · March 17, 2013
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  • Jake S.

    The outdoor patio closes about an hour earlier than the bar.

    Jake Smith · March 11, 2013
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  • Capitan D.

    The BBQ Lovers Delight is a ton of food. You will eat for days. The Prime Rib on Fridays are good. The wings are good and the staff is fairly attentive.

    Capitan Danyo · December 22, 2012
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  • Adam S.

    Incredible bbq eef ribs!

    Adam Sarwar · November 29, 2012
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  • Sergio N.

    Beef Ribs are a must!

    Sergio Nesbitt · September 17, 2012
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  • Nick S.

    Old Town's home for Purdue sports. Football and Basketball. Boiler Up!!!!

    Nick Sickler · August 30, 2012
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  • Nicolas H.

    Great service and sights, but the food is very mediocre.

    Nicolas Hernandez · July 14, 2012
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  • Pat D.

    Great place for freezer burned chicken tenders. I've cut through phone books that were more tender.

    Pat D. · July 13, 2012
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  • Jennifer C.

    Order the FPI Barbecue Salad! It's delicious!

    Jennifer Carlisle · June 18, 2012
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  • David R.

    Did not like the beef or pork ribs...way too much BBQ sauce...too many other great rib joints in town!!

    David Rosenberg · March 10, 2012
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  • Will

    Fire. Play. Sin.

    Will · February 25, 2012
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  • Bethany W.

    Wednesday is Trivia night

    Bethany Wentzel · February 4, 2012
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  • Annabelle F.

    Try the pulled pork SALAD. Yumo.

    Annabelle Folgers · February 3, 2012
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  • Ben J.

    Staff avoids you like the plague!

    Ben Justus · January 22, 2012
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  • Jen D.

    Best mozzarella sticks!

    Jen D. · December 29, 2011
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  • L L.

    Yummy food great atmosphere

    L Lou · December 16, 2011
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  • Cole G.

    Staff is super nice! Get the 32oz vodka lemonades!

    Cole Goldenberg · November 24, 2011
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  • Adam H.

    Not going to lie, we usually head here if the line is long at Benchmark, however, it never fails to disappoint!

    Adam Hickey · November 20, 2011
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  • Kellen D.

    Vodka lemonades are amazing, you won't remember how good they are the next day...

    Kellen Deady · October 22, 2011
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  • Rachael H.

    Where's the underage people?!? Here alone. Family event. Drunk and alone. My own age group

    Rachael Henderson · July 3, 2011
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  • Rusty R.

    We were perplexed by the bar staff on a Fri afternoon/eve. Both were cold, and seemed like they would rather be elsewhere. Many patrons were making comments about this around the bar. Not good!

    Rusty Rector · May 27, 2011
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  • Fireplace I.

    Tonight! Bulls vs Miami Heat Eastern Conf. Finals at The Fireplace Inn! $3 Bud Light Drafts, $5 Skyy Bloody's and $5 Mimosa's. Tip-Off at 7PM sharp!

    Fireplace Inn · May 15, 2011
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  • Mary R.

    Don't ask them to make a grilled cheese. Unless you'd like it on a hamburger bun. Gross.

    Mary R · January 11, 2011
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  • Charles H.

    Great place to watch MMA and Boxing for free

    Charles Hayes · November 21, 2010
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  • Fireplace I.

    Follow US ON TWITTER!!! @Fireplaceinn Read more

    Fireplace Inn · November 5, 2010
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  • ShopTRACY B.

    great place to watch a game on a sunday!

    ShopTRACY BURTON · August 13, 2010
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  • ChicagoAndrea

    i agree, try the giant vodka lemonades! then check out cityblue apparel & denim two doors south for men's & women's jeans tshirts jewelry and more!

    ChicagoAndrea · July 27, 2010
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  • Susie W.

    Do NOT get the Santa Fe Quesadilla or the mini burgers. They looked like they came straight out of a box (but smaller - literally boca burgers cut in fourths) and were served totally plain with no sid

    Susie White · June 5, 2010
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  • Chris S.

    Tell Ky you love JunoWallet and the promotional gift cards there for iPhone users. www.junowallet.com and get over $500 worth of gift cards for restaurants and bars...

    Chris Sweis · May 18, 2010
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  • MJR

    Triva Night-Wednesdays!

    MJR · May 12, 2010
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  • Jordon N.

    Buy jordon a beer.

    Jordon Novak · March 21, 2010
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  • shawn c.

    Meatball appetizer is incredible!

    shawn cummins · January 16, 2010
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  • Ryan G.

    The Vodka Lemonades are awesome & seriously dangerous

    Ryan Graves · August 5, 2009
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