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#1,111 of 7,891 Restaurants in Chicago
££ - £££, ,
601 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3834
+1 312-266-4932
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
9 Aug 2017
“Man cave bar with nice decor”
7 Jul 2017
“Great atmosphere - Affordable beers”
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Bar, Pub, Gastropub
££ - £££
601 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3834
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

this place is located in a basement, and the decor is very "Midwestern cabin in the woods" with upscale touches. Very decent selection of beers, mixed drinks were strong but otherwise good.

Thank MariaM7
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This place isn't huge but I went on a Wednesday night and there was hardly anyone there. Such a cool atmosphere though. The beers are actually affordable for River North and the french fries were some of the best I've ever had! So if you're...More

Thank Casey G
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Located under Pops a great get away. Go into Pops and walk toward the doorway with a W over it. Go downstairs, and you will find a hidden gem. Excellent handcrafted cocktails and local craft beers. Stopped here with friends and would defiantly comeback.

Thank David A
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I had a fantastic version of a Moscow Mule while here. Atmosphere is great, it is a really nice little place tucked under another bar where you can sit and talk or learn about the Great Lakes by studying the maps on the walls!

Thank Nyki E
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great education with my wife on date night from one of the bartenders. We arrived super early on a Sunday and the place was dead, BUT it was worth the small talk and fantastic cocktails. We ended up getting some great recommendations on...More

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Went here to meet up with friends while in Chicago and it is a neat and quaint little place below another bar/restaurant. The place is intimate and laid back. Seating is booths and couches and tables. More of a lounge than a bar, but a...More

Thank Caitlyn94
Reviewed 23 March 2016

A friend took me here after we saw a taping of "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" It's a very cozy place for a basement bar, tasty cocktails and food, comfy seating and really cool glasses for their cocktails.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We found this speakeasy as a recommendation from Benny's Chop House and we LOVED it. It is in the bottom of Pops for Champagne. They serve only locally sourced drinks so all liquor, wine and beer is local which is so cool. On Sundays they...More

Thank Mollie A
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Great ambiance. Wasnt crowed at 530 on a monday. Knowledgeable bartender! Great drinks. Friendly prompt service. Apps were good. Cant say a bad word.

Thank natnordy
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely place with a large menu for a bar. We came on a Thursday and got some live music. It is kind of loud for conversation but the intimate seating areas help make the occasion more cozy. This would be a good place for after...More

Thank UHcougarBdaygirl
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Dinner, Drinks
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-3834
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-266-4932
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