R.J. Grunts

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LEYE's First Creation

The first Lettuce Entertain You restaurant, Grunts still exudes the funky, devil-may-care lifestyle of the 70s in its style, décor, music, and menu. Happily for all of us, the best eating of that day continues to be some of the best today.

While there's a huge menu that's as much fun to eat your way through as it is to read, many of Grunts' old American favorites spark return visits. The burgers are arguably the best in town. The salad bar boasts more than 50 ingredients daily, from sandwiches to soups to pudding. Giant malts and milkshakes are hand scooped and come in a rainbow of colors, and fresh-squeezed juices range from apple to wheatgrass. Oh! Don't forget the barbecued baby back ribs! Grunts has sold so many that, if put end to end, they would stretch all the way to someplace else and back a lot of times.

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    Friday, April 1st to Saturday, April 30th

    Burger of the Month

    WHERE: R.J. Grunts - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: All of April, 2016
    CONTACT: 773-929-5363

    It’s April, which means spring is in full bloom—especially when it comes to this month’s burger at R.J. Grunts. The Spring Loaded Burger features a half-pound beef patty cooked to order and topped with mango-jalapeño jam, melted onions, Provel cheese, lettuce and tomato, all on a Martin’s Potato Roll and served with cottage fries and a pickle. Sink your teeth into one throughout the month of April.

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    Sunday, May 8th

    Mother's Day at R.J. Grunts

    WHERE: R.J. Grunts - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    CONTACT: 773-929-5363

    Lincoln Park institution, R.J. Grunts, will be serving up brunch this Mother’s Day from 10:00AM until 3:00PM. Enjoy their famous “All-U-Can-Eat Weekend Brunch” with items ranging from Pecan Bread Pudding French Toast and Mini Belgian Waffles to Grunts’ Thick-Cut Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, and Yogurt & Granola for $15.95. As always, the world famous salad bar will be available (and included in the price!). Be sure to come hungry, and don’t forget to top off the meal with special $5 Bloody Marys and Mimosas. Visit rjgruntschicago.com or call 773-929-5363 to make your Mother’s Day reservations today.

     

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    Monday, May 30th

    Memorial Day at RJ Grunts

    WHERE: R.J. Grunts - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Monday, May 30, 2016, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    CONTACT: 773-929-5363

    Lincoln Park institution, R.J. Grunts, will be serving up brunch this Memorial Day from 11:00AM until 2:00PM. Enjoy their famous “All-U-Can-Eat Weekend Brunch” with items ranging from Pecan Bread Pudding French Toast and Mini Belgian Waffles to Grunts’ Thick-Cut Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, and Yogurt & Granola for $15.95. As always, the world famous salad bar will be available (and included in the price!). Be sure to come hungry, and don’t forget to top off the meal with special $5 Bloody Marys and Mimosas. Visit rjgruntschicago.com or call 773-929-5363 to make your reservations today.

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    Thursday, May 5th

    Cinco De Mayo at R.J. Grunts

    WHERE: R.J. Grunts - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Thursday, May 5, 2015
    CONTACT: 773-929-5363

    This May 5th, stop into R.J. Grunts for Cinco de Mayo festivities and enjoy $5 margaritas and $2 Coronas. The real deal – these prices are legit all day and all night!

     

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In the News

  • July 29, 2015

    The Legend Of Rich Melman: Founder Of Lettuce Entertain You

    We recently sat down and spoke with Rich Melman. In case you don't know who he is, he's responsible for the creation of the Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant Group, which originally began right here in Chicago in 1971. It started with RJ Grunt's in Lincoln Park on June 10, of 1971.

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