You couldn’t fit another beer on the killer list or another Bucktown local in this cozy tavern on the occasional Tuesdays when the bar unveils new or limited releases of specialty beers. The menu here is expansive, and the bartenders are more than willing to help you find a New England-style IPA or nitro stout that fits your unique tastes. If you’re a more low-key drinker but like the vibe, stop by in the morning when the Map Room functions as a coffeehouse.
Wicker Park and Bucktown have long been neighborhoods where people come to drink, which is likely why you'll find some of the best bars in Chicago lining the streets. You can spend an evening crawling between dive bars, get something fancy at a world-class cocktail bar or soak in views of the city from a rooftop. It's easy to find something great to sip on in these neighborhoods, but first you'll need to decide where you want to go. Make a decision with the help of our guide to the best bars in Wicker Park and Bucktown.
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