The first thing you see is the game, projected onto the wall to a scale so large it’s visible down the block. Then the high-top communal tables, the ceiling draped with an American flag. You take a seat and there’s a bartender who’s as happy to make you a cocktail as to crack open a PBR tallboy. He serves you a Jucy Lucy, a stroke of Minnesotan genius that injects a greasy, juicy burger with Velveeta cheese. And that’s the last thing you can, and need to, remember.
With more than half a dozen professional sports teams and tons of college allegiances, it's a good thing that Chicago has many great sports bars. Whether you want to watch the Blackhawks, the Bears, the Bulls, Cubs or Sox, or cheer on your college team, here's where to go.
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