BYOB Dinner for Two, Four, or Eight or Weekday Brunch for Two at Whisk (Up to 39% Off)

Ukrainian Village

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In a Nutshell

Ron Swanson-inspired eatery serves hearty brunch food by day, and by night cooked-to-order burgers (with more brunch food)

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Merchant is solely responsible for all sales and delivery of alcohol. Must provide 21+ ID to receive alcoholic beverages. Must purchase meal. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Four Options

  • $19 for $30 toward dinner for two
  • $38 for $60 toward dinner for four
  • $75 for $120 toward dinner for eight
  • $22 for $36 toward brunch for two, valid Monday-Friday

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Whisk

"Just give me all the bacon and eggs you have." - Ron Swanson, Parks and Recreation, season three, episode six

If Swanson were a real person and not a famously breakfast-loving TV character, his favorite restaurant would probably be Whisk Chicago.

That's because Rick and David Rodriguez, the brothers who opened the brunch-and-burgers joint in June 2014, love breakfast just as much as Swanson does—in fact, they heap plates with decadent pancakes, loaded omelets, and other brunch specialties until 5 p.m. each day, long beyond typical brunch hours. Even after the clock strikes 5, diners can order burgers "breakfast-style" (think juicy patties nestled between slices of French toast rather than buns). A BYOB policy—and the fact that a Mariano's stands across the street—ensures that diners can pair their brunch or burger with their favorite libation. 

We talked to chef-owner Rick Rodriguez about the inspiration behind Whisk.

Groupon: Is it true that Whisk was inspired by Parks and Recreation character Ron Swanson?

Rodriguez: "That's right. My brother loves Parks and Rec, he got me addicted to the show. We love Ron Swanson—that’s where we got the 'breakfast for dinner' concept."

G: Do you think Nick Offerman, the actor who plays Swanson, has heard about it?

R: "We actually met [Offerman] a week ago. He was at Second City doing a book signing. . . we brought him 10 pounds of bacon and French toast, and told him about the restaurant. He loved it.”

G: What would a real-life Ron Swanson order if he came to Whisk?

R: “All of the bacon and eggs. [And] the Ron Swanson burger. It’s an eight-ounce patty. We wrap in one pound of bacon and top it with bacon mayo.”

Customer Reviews

great food!..remember that it is BYOB
Javier R. · 16 hours ago
small place and the staff that Friday night that either was under staff or they were lost, like they weren't orginized, but over all the food tasted good and i will give it another try, maybe breakfast?
Will H. · 4 days ago
Food was amazing and the server was very helpful. Will be back!
Evelina J. · January 11, 2017
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    Ukrainian Village

    2018 W Chicago Ave.

    Chicago, IL 60622

    +17732529060

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