Among the framed drawings of regulars cluttering the wooden walls of this saloon-style staple are posters boasting that you’re in “le premiere dive bar” of Chicago. We don’t know where this place gets off speaking French, but it’s been around since 1958, so we’ll grant it bragging rights.
Old Town Ale House
|Venue name:||Old Town Ale House|
219 W North Ave
|Cross street:||at Wieland St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Fri 3pm–4am; Sat noon–5am; Sun noon–4am|
|Transport:||El stop: Brown, Purple (rush hrs) to Sedgwick. Bus: 11, 72, 156.|
|Price:||Average beer: $3.50|