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Bars, Pubs Lake View
3 out of 5 stars
(1user review)

What do you get when you put a sign on your door stating that nobody under the age of 23 can enter? A lot of college kids pissed off that they can’t hang out on the mod furniture under the faux stars, listening to the sing along–friendly soundtrack of Prince and Lenny Kravitz.


Venue name: Matilda
Address: 3101 N Sheffield Ave
Cross street: at Barry Ave
Opening hours: Sun–Fri 5pm–2am; Sat 5pm–3am
Transport: El stop: Brown, Purple (rush hrs) to Wellington. Bus: 8, 76, 77.
Price: Average beer: $4
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Average User Rating

3 / 5

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I'm torn in how to review Matilda - although to be fair, I've never really been to Matilda - just the tiny basement dance party known as Baby Atlas downstairs. The music is always great. The type of dancing fun that sometimes you just need at the end of a night out with friends. BUT it really is a tiny basement - very cramped, very sweaty, and I assume very unsafe in the case of emergency. So go have a great time, but don't I didn't warn you to wear as little clothing as possible.