On the weekends, this polished Roscoe Village hangout is filled with local singles awkwardly trying to get some, and it’s sort of like watching a too-good-to-be-true episode of Blind Date. Go during the week when there’s nary a horndog in sight. Sampling the extensive list of Irish beers and whiskeys is best done in the back—a cool, open space with couches, a fireplace and old-school board games.
Black Rock Pub & Kitchen
|Venue name:||Black Rock Pub & Kitchen||Contact:|
3614 N Damen Ave
|Cross street:||between Addison St and Patterson Ave|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Thu 5:30pm–2am; Fri 5pm–2am; Sat noon–3am; Sun 11am–2am|
|Transport:||El stop: Brown to Addison. Bus: 50, 152.|
|Price:||Average beer: $4|