After a time as the awkwardly named 17 West at the Berghoff, this Loop institution has returned to its roots.
Venerable Rush Street-area tavern good for burgers, sandwiches, or weekend breakfast.
Neighborhood tavern with a pool table and 17 televisions, specializing in super-thin-crust pizza.
Elegant old-style Drake Hotel lounge.
Loop spot for burgers, ribs, pizza, and movie-buff decor.
Long-standing Lincoln Park bar now serves an ambitious "tavern" menu featuring steaks and seafood.
Cheery Ukrainian Village bar with free popcorn and generous bartenders.
Irish pub owned by the real McCoy.
Established in 1921, this landmark bar and restaurant is Chicago's oldest tavern.
With board games and a Ping-Pong room, this is a place you could easily pass a few hours reconnecting with your childhood, and maybe for this reason it attracts a younger crowd than some of the other neighborhood institutions. It can get pretty packed on weekends, but there's a beer garden, decorated with Christmas lights and sometimes open even during the winter (with heat lamps).
A Loop institution, next to the Palmer House.
Rich Melman's original American fern bar featuring retro 70s decor, huge salad bar, still-great burgers.
A Bridgeport institution.
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