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Hemlock Tavern

Closed Now: 16:00 - 02:00
Open today: 16:00 - 02:00
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Rock music and friendly bar service

We were looking for live music, went in for a beer and were entertained by the bartender Mike. He's... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
via mobile
Interesting to have a hipster bar in the Tenderloin, but it works!

We saw a podcast recording here called Baby Genius, which was good fun. It only added to the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2013
Samuel O
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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7 Nov 2017
“We don't want your s**t kind”
28 Oct 2017
“Rock music and friendly bar service ”
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Walked in and tried to order, they said that they didn't want our kind since we were Salesforce types. Kicked us out with the explanation that they don't want Salesforce s**t.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for live music, went in for a beer and were entertained by the bartender Mike. He's a music guy and loves to do dishes and sweep. He was singing and chatting while whipping up drinks. Seemed to be a welcome place for...More

Thank IowaBell
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The last bar on Polk that isn't a never-ending top 40s pop nightmare. Punk rock? Country? Metal? This is your place. Kanye? Go ... well ... pretty much anywhere else in the area. Thanks guys.

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 29 November 2015

I went specifically because my son had put together 3 bands to play on Saturday night. I must say it was all new but I'll be back. The music was awesome, the crowd was friendly and beer was cold.

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Reviewed 8 January 2013

We saw a podcast recording here called Baby Genius, which was good fun. It only added to the hipster vibe. :) If you didn't know, hipsters are abrassive at first; and you'll be in their natural habitat, so act accordingly. Fun fact; there is an...More

Thank Samuel O
Reviewed 5 March 2011

Okay, so, I am over 50 music enthusiast that has barely stepped foot in a bar in the past 20 years, but my heart is still beating the rhythm-blues rock and roll. Through the dark bar littered with stand up tables and bar stools, past...More

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