Eclectic neighborhood bar with music every day of the week—including open mics on Sundays and Thursdays—and weekly free buffets on Sundays and Tuesdays.
Friendly, unpretentious bar offering surprisingly good food at great value.
Longstanding Italian restaurant and lounge.
Popular East Village dive bar offers drink specials, a jukebox, and a pool table.
A Bridgeport institution.
Cafe and lounge in a historic Division Street bathhouse, now once again operating as a spa.
Quintessentially Hyde Park, and frequented by an eclectic mix of locals, students, game watchers, and professors, Jimmy's is a dive bar with a dim, cavernous interior and a quirky soul. The beer selection's good and cheap, with Leinenkugel and Fat Tire on tap for a little more than $10 a pitcher. The bartenders are brisk and businesslike and make their martinis strong. The burgers and brats are decent, but God in heaven are the fries perfect. Live bands on Sundays with no cover. Cash only, ATM inside.
Cheery Ukrainian Village bar with free popcorn and generous bartenders.
Historic club known for producing musicians, artists, and writers.
Loop tavern and "carvery" tapped by GQ restaurant critic Alan Richman as offering one of the nation's 20 hamburgers "you must eat before you die."
This three-level Loop warhorse serves up everything from breakfast fare to inexpensive steak dinners and, yes, brandy.
After a time as the awkwardly named 17 West at the Berghoff, this Loop institution has returned to its roots.
Long-standing Lincoln Park bar now serves an ambitious "tavern" menu featuring steaks and seafood.
Old Town neighborhood tavern long popular for barbecued ribs.
Popular neighborhood softball team hangout with burgers made to order, sandwiches, and much beer.
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