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Our cunning culinary operatives have conspired to use local and fresh ingredients to accomplish their daily mission of satisfying starving spies. On strict orders from Control, everything from hand-pattied burgers to freshly breaded cheese curds [made with real Wisconsin white cheddar] are made to order. Our mission is this: Simple and delicious food.
On orders from Control, Station Chief OH-OH-7 opened the original Milwaukee SafeHouse in 1966. His vision was to provide a safe refuge for spies everywhere. He located his SafeHouse in an alleyway marked with a nondescript sign as International Exports, Ltd. Agents have spread the word about its tasty spy-food and crafty cocktails and now, 50 years later, the SafeHouse has extended its operations to Chicago.
Your Intel is correct… visiting Agents must be sly to locate the SafeHouse- and stealthy to gain entrance. The correct password will get you in; otherwise, pass a [fun] clearance test with our Ms. M. to prove yourself a friendly agent and earn entry into the SafeHouse. Once you know it, NEVER reveal the password to anyone!
Agents of the Service Industry only!
After a long day behind enemy lines, bring your fellow spies to partake in daily drink specials at SafeHouse
BOGO Entrée at SafeHouse from 11am - 7pm
Enjoy Happy Hour Pricing all day on Tuesday!
Neither spy nor informant, and yet a magician is still full of secrets.
First date, tinder meet up? Come to SafeHouse Chicago and request the "Love and Lies" Menu.
All specialty cocktails are $10 on Thursday!
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This place is AMAZING. First of all the spy theme - can it get cooler than that?! From the moment you walk in you are completely transported into the SafeHouse spy world. The interior is incredibly detailed with cameras, fun spy gadgets, screens, etc. You really do get a sense that you've stepped into a control center.
The drinks or "beverage briefing" were so cute as well and fit in perfectly with the theme of the restaurant.
The food was your normal restaurant food and it was delicious but I definitely think this is a must be place if not for the environment and experience alone.
Long has been the day since Chicago has seen a highly thematic and fully interactive restaurant that's a blast for adults and kids. SafeHouse is the new beginning from the dusty tumble weed of Ed Debevic's and Planet Hollywood. Finally!
I can thoroughly disclose a plethora of details about the multi-faceted decor but it's better left unsaid. I can advise to try to complete the mission given upon arrival and to explore every nook and cranny in the SafeHouse. Bathrooms are exceptionally entertaining and if you're lucky, find the full-time magician. He's spectacular.
Having attended a Yelp event, we were served a burger, pulled pork, and chicken sliders. Loaded nachos, amazing cheese curds, ahi tuna salad with bites of ramen, and caesar salad. All delicious. Fun drinks included the Cold War, coffee-based with whipped cream, Spy's Demise - rum-based, Man with a Copper Cup - a Moscow Mule, and Agent Chi - a syringe full of cherry grenadine, to name a few.
If you choose to take the secret alternate exit, well, let's just say I hope you have some flexibility! You'll leave wanting to bring your friends visiting from out of town and to celebrate a birthday. A really cool spot all around.
We went to EscapeHouse on a Groupon and due to a scheduling mix-up, they gave us a $50 gift card to use here.
It was so much fun getting into the place! I'll leave out details so you can enjoy it yourself :)
Once inside though, Agent Sparrow took awesome care of us. We put in our order and then explored based on the list they gave us. They weren't clues and such like an escape room, it was more of find this cool part of the restaurant - now find this one.
Once we got back to the table, Agent Sparrow gave us a table mission and we finished it in time so we got a coupon for the next time we go back :)
Now for the food. I got the poutine fries and I was really looking forward to the fried egg on top but itwas over cooked so it wasn't the runny mess I was expecting. If ordering this, I'd ask the server to make sure that it's cooked to your preference, whatever that may be.
Friends got the spy burger, wan lei salad, and the grilled cheese. They each liked their dish!
Overall, the service is great, the concept is awesome, and the food is pretty good. That warrants 5 stars in my book :)
This is a really fun venue, definitely the best over-the-top themed restaurant I've been to. There's lots to explore, including how to get in and how to get out. To avoid spoilers, I'll just say that the entrance is indeed the door at 60 E ONtario, and let you discover the rest for yourselves.
The food here is surprisingly good. We started with some pretzels, which I probably wouldn't order again, since they weren't cooked enough for my taste, but we liked everything else.
The grilled cheese sandwich was nicely browned and very generously stuffed, the spy burger was good, the fries were thin and crispy, and the ahi tuna salad was a good lighter choice, particularly if you like pea pods, as it was full of them.
Service was friendly, and the servers do a good job of staying in character without beingly over serious about it.
Highly-recommended for families or a fun night out. It was pleasantly navigable on a rainy Sunday afternoon. That's important, because you're going to want to explore the whole place. On the other hand, there might be magic at the bar at night...
Now 5 stars for the food. I wasn't expecting the food to be as good as it was. Nachos were excellent!
Amazing spy themed bar that had come to Chicago! The one in Milwaukee was the prototype and now the brand has launched in downtown Chicago! From the moment you enter the door you are bombarded by a world of espionage! From a Daniel Craig temptation test to the Q Agent magician Spytenders, you are transported into a spy craft works perfect for all ages.
Went to the soft opening. Great spy themed establishments. Just had some drinks, the service was outstanding.
Checked this place out becuase I love the Milwaukee location, and it is awesome! Staff was super friendly, food is upscale bar food and American and was better than Safe House Milwaukee. The concept works for kids and adults alike, and it's definately worth checking out!
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