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Welcome to Butcher and the Bear, where the timeless allure of a classic speakeasy meets the exquisite world of premium steakhouses. Nestled in the heart of Lincoln Park, our restaurant is more than just a dining experience; it is a journey through time, a celebration of the art of butchery, and an invitation to savor the finest cuts of meat in an atmosphere that whispers of a bygone era. Our culinary team, led by seasoned chef Saul Ramos, with a profound dedication to their craft, meticulously selects the finest, hand-cut steaks to ensure a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Whether indulging in a succulent ribeye, savoring a perfectly seared filet mignon, or relishing a hearty New York strip, every bite is an exploration of flavor and texture that pays homage to the age-old art of butchery, provided by Partners Chris & Susie Maloyan, owners Second City Prime.

A Speakeasy Reimagined:

Step into our world and be transported back to the Prohibition era, where hidden establishments provided sanctuary for those seeking fine spirits, exquisite cuisine, and an escape from the mundane. Butcher and the Bear captures the essence of these clandestine venues, enveloping you in an atmosphere of understated luxury and mystique. Dark wood, dimmed lighting, and plush leather banquettes set the stage for an unforgettable dining experience. Our vintage-inspired cocktail menu, curated by expert mixologists, adds an extra layer of nostalgia and sophistication to your evening.