Eat, drink, look, listen, green: Uncommon Ground is a restaurant, brewery and music venue, with two locations in Chicago, IL.
Uncommon Ground Lakeview on Clark Street was established in in 1991 and Uncommon Ground’s historic Edgewater location on Devon Avenue opened in 2007.
“The 1st Certified Organic Brewery in Illinois”
(independently owned and operated by Uncommon Ground)
LIVE MUSIC NIGHTLY!
Each location has an intimate acoustic listening room, featuring performances from local and national acts.
The restaurants feature contemporary comfort cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal, regional, organic ingredients. The bars feature famous house-infused organic cocktails, a selection of local craft beers and an eclectic, sustainable American wine list. Enjoy tree-lined outdoor cafes in the summer and warm, cozy fireplaces in the winter.
-“First Certified Organic Roof Top Farm in the Country”
-Greenest Restaurant in the World
(Green Restaurant Association, 2013)
-Greenest Restaurant in the Country
(Green Restaurant Association 2011, 2012)
-Greenest Restaurant in Chicago
(Green Restaurant Association 2010, 2011, 2012)
-Green Restaurant Association – 4 stars
-“Winner of the prestigious USGBC Environmotion Award”
-Recipient of the Governor’s Sustainability Award
-Innovative Operator of the Year
(National Restaurant Association, 2012)
-Best New Restaurants 2008
-Best New Breakfast Spot 2008
(Time Out Chicago)
-Mayor’s Landscape Award
(City of Chicago 2009, 2010, 2011)
-Uncommon Ground donates used fryer oil to the Loyola University Bio-Diesel program
-100% of all wood products in the restaurant were produced using timber from fallen trees in Jackson Park