Keefer’s

20 W Kinzie
Chicago, IL 60610
312-467-9525
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Description

A tender New York strip and a side of fries will set you back $55, but there’s nothing intimidating about this efficient and otherwise democratic spot. Don’t miss the jumbo lump crab cake, worthy of its name. A special salad of roasted and pickled beets deserves a promotion to permanent status, and the calamari with tomato confit and arugula is deftly grilled. Consider skipping the bland filet mignon for the hulking smoked pork chop, despite its regrettable corn bread. Sides include rich garlic mashed potatoes and smoky sautéed green beans; desserts, a solid apple tart. Wine list favors the New World.

Reviewed

Dishes We Liked

Jumbo lump crab cake ($17), grilled calamari ($11.50), roasted and pickled red and yellow beets ($7.95), smoked pork chop ($27), New York strip steak ($43), apple tart ($8)

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Additional Information

Rating:
Price: $50-plus
Cuisine: Steaks/seafood
Neighborhood: River North
Noteworthy: Child friendly
High noise level
Outdoor dining
Wheelchair accessible
Hours: L Mon-Fri, D Mon-Sat.