For more than 30 years, this cavernous Loop tavern has cornered the market on medieval dives. Beyond the heavy doors that seem to hide a monastery, you’ll find an after-work crowd of mostly suits and occasional skirts downing beer and adding to the piles of peanut shells littering the floor.
|Venue name:||Monk’s Pub||Contact:|
205 W Lake St
|Cross street:||between Wells and Franklin Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Fri 9:30am–2am (closed Sat, Sun)|
|Transport:||El stop: Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Clark/Lake.|
|Price:||Average cocktail: $6|