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Southern Kitchen and Bar

Lunch, Dinner, and Weekend Brunch - Open 7 days a week

Andersonville's Best

Widely acclaimed as a landmark of Southern cooking, Big Jones has been wowing eaters and drinkers since 2008. A perennial on Best Fried Chicken in Chicago and Best Fried Chicken in America lists, an expansive menu of modern regional Southern cuisine painstakingly sourced and made by hand makes it a regular stop for locals, and a must for anyone’s Chicago dining bucket list while visiting.

Handcrafted cocktails and carefully curated wine and beer lists make the bar at Big Jones as compelling a stop as the food menu.One of Chicago’s largest Bourbon lists and specially selected family farm-produced wines and local beers keep it refreshing and always interesting.

Whether you are looking for brunch, lunch, or dinner, the best house-ground burger in town or a special dining experience, Big Jones delivers.



Big Jones’ management has more than fifty years of combined experience with events large and small. Many catering trays can be ordered from our online ordering page and scheduled for pickup or delivery. For customized events, please contact us by filling out the inquiry form.

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Books by Paul Fehribach