Thanksgiving Weekend 2017

Friday, Saturday, Sunday The restuarant will operate during normal hours for these weekend days. Friday and Saturday until 10:00pm and Sunday closing at 9:00pm. These days will likely see advanced bookings bringing reservations to an early close. Ravenously hungry out-of-town guests, family reunions, Black Friday warriors, and our community of loyal patrons will make for a packed dining room and a sizeable crowd at the carry-out counter.

Thanksgiving Hours

Thursday, November 23, 2017 As in previous Thanksgivings, Sun Wah will have limited hours for Thanksgiving 2017. Reservations for the dining room have been fully booked. At this point, late-comers are left to seek seating via walk-in waiting. Be advised that no-reservation walk-ins may face wait-times upwards of 90 minutes. For ALL patrons, dining room hours start at 9:00am with final seating at 5:00pm. Our roasting vaults will be at full-throttle capacity supplying roast pork and duck for the carry-out counter, Beijing Ducks for the dining room, and Turkeys for our fully-booked BYO service.

Summer Vacation 2017

Wednesday, July 5 through Thursday, July 13 Sun Wah Barbecue was briefly away for its annual summer vacation. The restaurant has resumed starting Friday, July 14, 2017.

Independence Day

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 The restaurant will be open July 4th during normal business hours of 9am to 9pm.

Winter Breather

Jan 31st through Feb 2nd Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday following Chinese New Year, Sun Wah BBQ will be on a brief break. The restaurant will fully resume starting Friday, February 3, 2017 under it's normal posted hours of 9am to 10pm.

Chinese New Year

Saturday, January 28, 2017 Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Rooster. Visit our Argyle neighborhood to see the lion and dragon dancers Saturday afternoon. Sun Wah will be open our normally posted hours from Saturday (9am -10pm) to Sunday and Monday (9am - 9pm). Reservations have already hit capacity for Saturday and Sunday. No further reservations are being taken for that weekend and any additional tables will be on a walk-in basis only.

Eve of Chinese New Year

Friday, January 27, 2017 Culturally significant day for Chinese families, including our own, to gather and observe. Sun Wah BBQ restaurant will be open this special Friday from 9:00am to 6:00pm. Final seating in the dining room is set for 5:00pm

Carry-out Thursday

Thursday, January 26, 2017 While the restaurant is typically closed MOST Thursdays, our carry-out counter will be open on the 26th. The dining room will remain closed throughout this day. Our carry-out counter hours will be 9:00am to 6:00pm.

New Year 2017

Sunday, January 1 Sun Wah BBQ will be open first day of 2017 from 9:00am to 9:00pm

New Year's Eve

Saturday, December 31 Hours for the main dining room and carry-out counter will be 9:00am to 10:00pm.

Christmas 2016

Sunday, December 25 Sun Wah BBQ will be open Christmas starting from 9:00am with final seating at 5:00pm.

Christmas Eve 2016

Saturday, December 24 Sun Wah BBQ will be open Christmas Eve 9:00am to 10:00pm.

Thanksgiving 2016

Thursday, November 24 Sun Wah BBQ was open for Thanksgiving from 8:30am to 6:00pm. Happy Thanksgiving!

Open Labor Day

Monday, September 5, 2016 Sun Wah will be open on Labor Day 9am to 9pm.

Open July 4th

Monday, July 4, 2016 Dining room and carry-out counter will be open throughout normal business hours. 9am to 9pm.

Chinese New Year Parade

Saturday, February 13, 2016 Argyle neighborhood parade kicks off at 1:00pm. Come by Sun Wah BBQ at noon to catch our ceremony to welcome the Year of the Monkey.

Chinese New Years Feast

February 8, 2016 Instructions for attending our 2015 Feast have past. With a 100 seat limit, availability goes fast.

January Mini-break

Wednesday & Thursday, January 6 & 7, 2016 The restaurant will be closed these two days and will resume on Friday, January 8. For Friday reservations, please reach us by Tuesday of that week. We'll keep our normal Friday hours of 9:00am to 10:00pm.

Happy 2016!

Friday, January 1, 2016 Ring in the new year with Chinese barbecue! Sun Wah's dining room and carry-out counter will be open from 9:00am to 10:00pm.

New Year's Eve

Thursday, December 31 Bid farewell to 2015 with dinner at Sun Wah BBQ. Our restaurant will be open 9:00am to 9:00pm.

Christmas 2015

Friday, December 25 Our Christmas day business hours start at 9:00am with final seating at 5:00pm. Please be sure to book your reservations well in advance.

Christmas Eve 2015

Thursday, December 24 We'll be open 9:00am to 9:00pm.

Thanksgiving 2015

Thursday, November 26 Sun Wah BBQ will be open for Thanksgiving from 8:30am to 6:00pm. Final seating in the dining area will be at 5:00pm.

Annual Vacation Break

July 6 through July 13 Sun Wah BBQ will be closed from Monday to Monday. The restaurant reopens on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.

2015 Independence Day

Saturday, July 4, 2015 Sun Wah BBQ's dining room hours for the Fourth of July will be from 9:00am to 10:00pm.

Argyle Lunar New Year Block Party

Saturday, February 21, 2015 1:00pm is the time we kick off our celebration of The Year of the Goat. Festivities will be located on Argyle Street between Broadway and Sheridan. Planned highlights include a parade at 1:30pm, Chinese calligraphy demonstration, lantern making, & more

2015 Chinese New Year Feast

Friday, February 20 & Saturday, February 21 are the two dates planned for our annual feast featuring special courses to welcome the new lunar year.

Chinese New Year hours

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 marks the eve of Chinese New Year -- the most significant event within the Chinese calendar. The eve is observed by gathering with family and loved ones. Sun Wah BBQ's dining room and carry-out counter will be open from 9am to 6pm. Per our normal scheduling, we are closed on Thursdays. Normal operating hours resume on Friday, February 20.

New Year 2015 mini-break

Jan 6th - 8th After serving record numbers this past Thanksgiving, Christmas day, and New Years Eve, Sun Wah is taking a few days breather for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The restaurant reopens to our normal business hours on Friday, January 9th.

Christmas 2014

Thursday, December 25, 2014 On our normal off-day, Sun Wah BBQ will be open 9:00am and close promptly at 6:00pm. At this point, all alotted reservations for afternoon onward has been fully booked. Walk-ins may be subject to a lengthy wait. Final seating takes place at 5:00pm. Happy holidays, everyone!

Christmas Eve

Wednesday, December 24, 2014 We'll be open or normal weekday hours 9:00am to 9:00pm.

Thanksgiving Hours

Thursday, November 27, 2014 Sun Wah BBQ's dining room will be open Thanksgiving from 9:00am to 6:00pm. FINAL seating for that day will be at 5:00pm. Happy thanksgiving to all.

Argyle Night Market

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Argyle Night Market Sun Wah BBQ will attend this neighborhood event with Beijing Duck sandwiches and fried fresh tofu. Find us at the intersection of Kenmore and Argyle between 5pm and 7pm.

Sun Wah's Vacation Break

Monday, July 7 through Monday, July 14 Please note the restaurant will be closed for our annual vacation break. We will return with our normal business hours on Tuesday, July 15.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Yes, we're open! Sun Wah BBQ will be open normal hours for Independence Day from 9am to 10pm.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Fundraiser Feast for Goudy School Chess Team Helping a good cause has never been as delicious or fun! Tuesday night's 7-course feast at Sun Wah BBQ includes favorites as our Beijing Duck service, salt-baked chicken, clams with black beans, baby bok choy, five-spiced tofu, fish fillet, etc. $30 feast tickets are available only on a first come, first served basis. Proceeds help Goudy School's Chess Team make it to tournament. Dinner starts at 7pm, but come early if you'd like to match wits on the chessboards. Call Laura, Melissa or Kelly at 773-769-1254 to purchase tickets.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Cidermaster Dinner Veteran Cidermaster David Cordiz and Sun Wah BBQ bring you a special pairing event featuring Sonoma Cider's lineup. This event starts at 6pm at Sun Wah BBQ.

Chinese New Year's Feast

Saturday, February 1, 2014 Sun Wah BBQ's epic 12-course Chinese New Year Feast is sold out for Saturday night! Limited seating was available for Sunday night and has sold out too.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Chinese New Year Parade The Argyle neighborhood Chinese New Year parade takes place Saturday, February 1st at 1pm just around the corner of Broadway at Argyle. Join us for lunch as we anticipate the arrival of the dragons and firecrackers to ward off evil spirits and usher in good fortune with their dragon dance.

Chinese New Year 2014

We're at full gallop into the Year of the Horse. For Thursday, January 30, our Chinese New Years Eve hours are 9am to 6pm. For Friday, January 31, the restaurant opens for Chinese New Year from 9am to 10pm. Saturday hours remain unchanged at 9am to 10pm.

Happy New Year 2014

Season's greetings from our family and staff to yours.

Christmas 2013

Sun Wah BBQ's dining room hours for Wednesday, December 25 will be 10:00am to 6:00pm. Final seating is promptly at 5:00pm.

December 24, 2013

Sun Wah BBQ will continue normal Tuesday hours for Christmas eve. Dining room will be open 9:00am to 9:00pm. As a reminder, reservations are accepted for any particular day up until reservations are full. After that, it's walk-in waiting only.

November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Sun Wah BBQ will be open limited hours for Thursday, Nov 28, 2013. Dining room will be open 9:00am to 6:00pm with final seating at 5:00pm so that our staff may enjoy time with their families. Our front kitchen counter will also be open those same hours for pick-up orders and barbecue items. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

July 8-15, 2013

Vacation Time Sun Wah BBQ restaurant will be closed during this period. We'll be back Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Come visit us at the Argyle Night Market event

June 27 to September 19, 2013

Argyle Night Market While Thursday continues to be the restaurant's off-day, you WILL find us in those evenings at the inaugural Argyle Night Market. Come join the fun at Agyle and Kenmore between 4pm and 8pm. (July 4th excluded)

February 11, 2013

Sun Wah BBQ's Chinese New Year Feast. Thanks to those who attended our prix fix event. Reservations are subject to available seats. Seating starts at 6:30pm.

February 10, 2013

CHINESE NEW YEAR. Dining room and carry-out counter hours are from 10am to 9pm. Reserved seating Chinese New Year's Feast (see above) starts at 6:30.

February 9, 2013

Eve of Chinese New Year. Restaurant and carry-out counter will be open from 11am - 6pm. Final seating is at 5pm.

December 31, 2012

Monday night marks the close of 2012. What better way to have the year's last meal than at Sun Wah BBQ? Restaurant operates its normal hours 9am to 9pm.

Christmas 2012

Sun Wah BBQ's dining room hours for December 25, 2012 starts at 10am and closes at 6pm. Final seating is at 5pm.

December 24, 2012

Our dining room hours for Christmas Eve is 9am to 9pm.

November 22, 2012

Sun Wah BBQ's dining room will be open Thanksgiving DAY from 9am to 6pm. Final seating is at 5pm so that we may still have time to enjoy with family. As a cue from previous Thanksgivings, reservations tend to fill up DAYS IN ADVANCE. Once reservations are filled, table availability is "Walk-in waiting" only.

November 19, 2012

Monday at 6:00pm is the deadline for dropping off your turkey for our BYO Turkey service.

July 5th, 2012

We will be closed for vacation from Thursday, July 5th through Thursday, July 12. The restaurant will be open regular business hours starting Friday, July 13.

January 28, 2012

The year of the Dragon will be celebrated on Saturday with our annual neighborhood parade starting on Argyle street at 1pm. Ready those cameras!

January 23, 2012

CHINESE NEW YEAR. Patrons who've subscribed to our email announcements have already snapped up the alotted 100 reservations for our special New Year's Feast. Normal reservations for regular dinner service are also fully booked. No additional reservations are being taken for this day. Walk-ins should be prepared for long wait times. Dining room and carry-out counter will be open 9am - 9pm.

January 22, 2012

EVE of Chinese New Year. Sunday's dining room hours will be from 11am - 6pm. FINAL SEATING at 5pm.

Christmas 2011

Sun Wah will observe normal business hours for Saturday, December 24 Christmas Eve staying open until 10pm. We'll be open for business Sunday, December 25 Christmas Day starting at 9am with FINAL SEATING AT 5pm. Happy holidays, everyone!

December 22, 2011

In observance of the Chinese Winter Solstice, Sun Wah BBQ will be open the Thursday before Christmas. Dining room hours are 9am to 9pm.

November 24, 2011

Reservations for Thanksgiving Day have all been booked by saavy customers days in advance. No more reservations are being taken for Thursday, Nov 24. Any remaining tables are for walk-ins only. LAST SEATING FOR THANKSGIVING DAY WILL BE FOR 5pm. Sun Wah will resume normal business hours starting Friday, Nov 25.

July 5, 2011

IT'S VACATION TIME! Sun Wah BBQ Restaurant will be closed from July 5th through July 11. We will reopen Tuesday July 12.

Sidestep the walk-in crowd by making your reservation in advance

April 6, 2011

Participate in the Goose Island Brewmaster Dinner at Sun Wah! Starting at 6pm, this exclusive Wednesday event pairs their roster of craft beers with the finest from the restaurant. Cost is $35 per person. Phone us to reserve your spot preferably no later than Sunday, April 3rd.

Feb 3, 2011

Sun Wah welcomes Chinese New Year in our Uptown neighborhood with a parade and firecrackers. It's the year of the rabbit. Check out the video!

Feb 2, 2011

A massive blizzard pounds Chicago. Instant five foot snowdrifts and flurries that seem to be gusting sideways and upwards! Sun Wah BBQ is open with patrons trudging in.

November 25, 2010

As Thanksgiving falls on a Thursday, it's one of the few exceptions we're open on our weekly day off for patrons to pick up their turkeys. We'll be here starting at 9am. Dining room closes at 6pm.

October 1, 2010

In the inaugural season of Food Network's "Meat and Potatoes" series, Sun Wah BBQ is featured in Episode PO0103H titled "BBQ Madness".

Feb 14, 2010

Sun Wah celebrates Chinese New Year. Missed the parade? Watch it now.

November 26, 2009

Two unique occasions. 1. We were open Thanksgiving. 2. We're open Thursday! Restaurant hours are 9am to 6pm that day.

Busy night for the first soft opening

November 13, 2009

New location's official Grand Opening at noon!

October 30, 2009

Sun Wah's new location has its soft opening. Customers on our email list are notified in advance. Every night since has been busy. Reservations are proving to be a necessity.

September 17, 2009

Old Argyle location closes to move equipment into its spacious new home just around the corner.