Here are the locations currently serving our fine ales. Check back in regularly for additional bars and restaurants in the Chicago area and for upcoming events featuring our beer. Please call ahead to make sure they haven’t run out before we could get them more!
1119 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607www. chezjoelbistro.com
Chez Joël is a family operated restaurant by brothers, Joël and Ahmed Kazouini. At Chez Joël, diners can enjoy a taste of France in a quant bistro setting.
Chef/owner Joël Kazouini’s namesake restaurant service such Gallic specialties as steak frites and coq an vin. Other highlights include classic bistro dishes (garlicky escargots, tangy and tender mussels marinieres) and sensational daily specials.
Tournedos de boeuf satisfies with a buttery filet surrounded by vegetables in a resonant Bordeaux reduction lambshank Creative salads are impeccably fresh and perfectly dressed; the stake frites are among the best in town.
Frietkoten Belgian Fries & Beer
131 N Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60661http://www.frenchmarketchicago.com
Netherlands-native Jeroen Hasenbos brings Amsterdam’s traditional Frietkoten ‘fry shack’ experience to Chicago with hand cut Belgian fries that are served in a paper cone and distinguished by a crisp outside and soft, delicious potato inside. Staying true to the popular ‘fry shacks’ in Amsterdam, Frietkoten offers traditional Belgian fries with up to 20 different sauces to choose from every day. Frietkoten has also recently added gourmet cheeseburgers to their menu, using beef that is never frozen and ground fresh daily.
In addition, Frietkoten serves seasonal, well-balanced Belgian beers to perfectly complement its fries and cheeseburgers!
840 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611www.bistronomic.net
At Bistronomic, enjoy modern cuisine rooted in French culture that showcases ingredients from Midwest farms. The restaurant, whose name is a combination of three words: bistro / gastronomy / economic, is Chef Martial Noguier’s long-time dream come to fruition; to create a contemporary bistro that is both approachable and affordable.
Red Star Liquors
2725 N Milwaukee Av, Chicago, IL 60647https://www.facebook.com/redstarliquorstore/
Red Star Liquor is no stranger to Logan Square—it’s been in business there for 15 years, and it’s always been a fairly cozy shop with a solid selection of booze. Now, though, the store at 2715 North Milwaukee Avenue has expanded more than threefold to a storefront at 2725 North Milwaukee Avenue, and with it comes a new taproom and lounge. The store’s walk-in beer cave also just doubled, housing 22 doors of cooler space.
Gentile's Bottle Shop
1160 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60607www.gentilesbottleshop.com
Boutique hand-picked selection of wine, craft beer, whiskey and other fine spirits in the heart of Little Italy.
960 W. 18th St. Chicago, 60608www.simonesbar.com
Owned by the team behind Boiler Room, this Pilsen bar offers grill fare in local flavors like black bean and banana empanadas, quesadillas, Mexican grilled chicken sandwiches with salsa mayo, as well as several local brews on tap.
1655 N Sedgwick St, Chicago, IL 60614https://twinanchorsribs.com
Located in an historic Old Town building that dates back to 1881, Twin Anchors Restaurant & Tavern® is one of the oldest restaurants in the city of Chicago. Since its founding in 1932, Twin Anchors has always been known for great, tender, barbequed baby-back ribs that can be enjoyed in a quaint neighborhood tavern.
Check out the website for a more detailed foray into the rich history of the Chicago classic
205 W. Lake Street, Chicago, ILhttp://www.monkspubchicago.com
Monk's is a solid urban bar with no pretentions. The burgers are very good. It's right under the el at Lake and Wells, and the perfect spot for a burger and a beer after work. Loosen your tie, complain about the boss, toss you peanut shells on the floor!
1200 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60607http://www.citywinery.com/chicago/
City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our customers who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and fine dining. We have created a compelling mix for our sophisticated clientele of foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the middle of a large city.
504 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654http://bottledblondechi.com
Stroll up and stop in for a pizza pie and pint. Bottled Blonde is the casual neighborhood concept of restaurant & nightlife developers Evening Entertainment Group.
The Sedgwick Stop
1612 N. Sedgwick, Chicago, IL 60614www.sedgwickshop
Bruce Longanecker Jr. and Hillary Lake are the dynamic team behind this friendly neighborhood spot in Old Town Chicago. Our mission at The Stop is to make everyone feel at home and make sure everyone is having a good time. We offer a large selection of wines, whiskey and craft beers paired with a menu of elevated comfort foods. It is our pleasure to host your parties in our private party room, provide tastings and dinner pairings, craft beer tap takeovers and just hang out and cheer on our Chicago teams! Come on in and say hi, we are happy to be part of the neighborhood.
Summer House Santa Monica
1954 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614www.summerhouse.com
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises' Chef/Partner Jeff Mahin and Chef/Partner Francis Brennan bring their popular California-style concept, Summer House Santa Monica, to Lincoln Park in Chicago IL. Inside Summer House, guests will find a laid-back, friendly vibe with an environment reminiscent of the Golden State, complete with beach house-inspired décor. The chef-driven menu highlights simple, hand-crafted dishes prepared with local and seasonally-inspired ingredients, many of which are prepared on a wood fire grill. A carefully curated list of California wines complement each menu item.
South Water Kitchen
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago, 225 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601http://www.southwaterkitchen.com/?utm_source=googlebusiness&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=gbreferral
Located adjacent to Kimpton's Hotel Monaco Chicago, South Water Kitchen resides in what used to be called the South Water Market district, where the city received and distributed the fresh produce that arrived from around the country. In acknowledgement of the area’s market history, Chef Waysok personally buys his produce and meats directly from a host of local purveyors to create menus that are always seasonally fresh. His recipes are based on the classic Midwestern recipes he grew up on: Braised Durham Ranch Buffalo Shank, Bourbon Braised Pork Belly, and succulent Grilled Rabbit Sausage—plus a vast selection of delicious, fully gluten-free options at every meal of the day (cocktails, too!). In the tavern, it’s happy hour all day, every day, with daily specials on drinks and bar bites.
802 N Bishop St, Chicago, IL 60642www.noblegrape.net
a hip, boutique wine shop in a casual, comfortable setting with moderate prices and a unique wine selection that appeals to the smart, eclectic consumer from its neighborhood, Noble Square in the West Town district.
The Noble Grape’s “sophisticated, approachable wine” philosophy and “service first” approach meet the needs of its customers.
This same philosophy and approach is brought to our craft beers & spirits collection and will include event promotions, such as classes and tasting that provide an integrated approach to the overall wine experience, while offering a good value.
7714 Madison St. Forest Park, IL 60130www.facebook.com/famousliquors
Phone number (708) 366-2500
For 81 yrs Famous Liquors is here to service you're fine wine, spirits, craft beer, and cheese shop needs
600 W Chicago Ave #4, Chicago, IL 60654www.themotelbar.com
The chic industrial space, with high vaulted ceilings, exposed ductwork, and circular red vinyl booths, is designed for mingling: there are no TVs, and the music is kept at a conversation-friendly volume. An extensive list of classic cocktails -- manhattans, Tom Collinses, Rob Roys -- dominates the five-page room-service-themed menu, but the simply prepared food makes for great late-night snacking.
Printer's Row Wine Shop
719 S. Dearborn, Chicago 60605www.printersrowwine.com
.Boutique hand-picked selection of wine, craft beer, whiskeys & spirits.
3345 N Lincoln Ave #102, Chicago, IL 60657https://www.bitterpops.com
Bitter Pops Original Beer Shoppe endlessly endeavors to create the “The Ultimate Beer Experience.” We are striving to create a place where beer drinkers can experience the stories and beers from their favorite breweries. We also hope our space will encourage people to come together and enjoy the social and relaxed atmosphere that beer naturally creates.
As a specialty retail beer store, Bitter Pops focuses on selling the best selection of American Craft and International beer. Social elements of the store include:
* Special events such as brewer/supplier guest appearances
* Weekly tastings of new beers, rare beers, and seasonal beers
* Mini Growler & Pop service in our Tasting Room
* Giftables, Wearables, and Packaged Edibles
Goddess and Grocer
649 N. Damen Ave Chicago, Illinois 60647http://www.goddessandgrocer.com/locations.php
5 Chicago locations for made-to-order gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, delicious prepared foods, yummy desserts, groceries, wine, beer and more!
Reggie's Rock Club
2109 S. State St. Chicago, IL 60616www.reggieslive.com
Would you like a side of indie rock with your burger? This bar and grill comes complete with a full sound system and stage for live performances from mostly local acts playing everything from indie rock and punk to blues and jazz. Hungry bargoers can grab a seat and chow down while cheering for a band, or watch sports and concert DVDs on the flat-screen TVs. Menus printed on record sleeves feature bar comfort food, barbecued items and a nightly TV dinner special that's served on a silver tray with compartments for two sides and a dessert, just like the good ol' days. If you're just here for a beer, swill one of 24 draft brews, or select from the nearly 30 bottles of specialty beers.
228 W Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60654www.farmhousechicago.com
You can see this urban farmhouse tavern's pledge to keep it local written all over the menu -- 24 craft brews on the massive beer list, which designates anything from outside Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan as "imports"
Harry Caray's Italian
33 W Kinzie St. Chicago, IL 60654http://www.harrycarays.com
Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, named “Best Steakhouse in Chicago” by the Chicago Tribune Dining Poll, Best of Citysearch Poll and Metromix on CLTV, serves the finest prime, aged steaks, chops and Italian favorites. The sophisticated, high energy restaurant is home to a museum-quality collection of sports memorabilia, original newspapers and photographs. Big-name athletes, celebrities and politicians are regularly spotted at this must-see Chicago institution. Guests seeking a welcoming spot to catch any major sporting event can hang out in Harry’s plasma-packed bar.
3714 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60613http://www.tracechicago.com
Conveniently located 1 block north of Wrigley Field on Clark St., and steps south of The Metro, Trace has been a baseball and concert goer’s destination for over a decade. As a late night Chicago Rock Bar, Trace has been more than just a pre/post game or concert destination.