Lockdown attempts to set itself apart from the city’s other metal bars with a vague prison theme, burgers with names like “Arson” and “Hawaii 5.0,” and a “virtual venue” concept, meaning live concert DVDs are played on plasma screens. This latter idea sounds silly on paper, but it’s actually kind of brilliant. The music you love with none of the fuss, plus craft beer and a place to sit down.
|Venue name:||Lockdown Bar & Grill||Contact:|
1024 N Western Ave
|Cross street:||at Cortez St|
|Opening hours:||Sun–Fri 11am–2am; Sat 11am–3am|
|Transport:||Bus: 49, 66, 70.|
|Price:||Average beer: $5|
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Average User Rating
4.6 / 5
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Some of best food in town. Complete with heavy metal music through an awesome sound system. One cannot go wrong. And dine al fresco.
The food here says it all. I can't say there is better bar food anywhere in Chicago and the beer list is top notch as well, Try the FAT ELVIS ASAP!!!!
Lockdown is ... loud. But it's fun. It's not the kind of bar you would end up in accidentally, I think, so if you're here, you're probably ready to scream over some metal and throw back a few beers. The crowd is generally friendly, and it's a good place to stop in and break up the monotony of your usual bars.