It’s hard to remember there was a time when Chicago didn’t have 75,894 Lettuce Entertain You restaurants. But before them all was RJ Grunts in Lincoln Park. The food at RJs is American and probably won’t blow you away, but if you’re with family and want to go somewhere kid-friendly with a good burger and a salad bar with more than 50 ingredients (that’s not an exaggeration), come here.
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