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Schoolyard Tavern

#3,537 of 7,858 Restaurants in Chicago}
££ - £££American,
3258 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-3227
+1 773-528-8226
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14 Jun 2017
“Good food, but small bar for packed games”
5 Nov 2017
“Great food sorta disappointed with service ”
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American, Pub
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
3258 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-3227
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The food and drinks were on pointe. However I was alone and I felt sorta slighted because I continually had to wait and wait for my server at the bar. I hate to feel like I was just ignored but other than that again the...More

1  Thank James G
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Really good food. The sliders are great, small patio outside is fun for a date night on a slow night. Small bar so would be cautious going for big games. Overall good time.

Thank Anastacia C
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had a few hours to spare and this place fit the bill perfectly! Monday night specials included half price specialty cocktails and mini cheeseburgers and Siracusa chicken sandwiches. Sat outside on the patio and watched Monday night football. Service was great. A perfect neighborhood spot!

Thank CJOD07
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went for lunch on a perfect Sunday afternoon. Outdoor seating is comfortable. Service was spot on. Nice list of cocktails and beers. I had a yummy pesto chicken salad that I couldn't finish but not for lack of trying. The cheese curds were fried nuggets...More

Thank mcarollo13
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Fine pub fare in a comfortable setting. A great spot for a burger and a beer. In my case it was the Bloody Mary bar and fish tacos. Nice. And the staff was nice, too.

Thank John C
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This place is one of our neighborhood go to places for beer and food. although its one of may bars in the area, I like the laid back atmosphere. It has outdorr seating on good weather days, and comfortable inside seating with big screen t.v's...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We went there to watch Illinois basketball. There were plenty of Illinois fans but also many Marquette fans- they played at the same time. It was crowded but very much fun. We had fish tacos which were very good. They had daily beer specials.

Thank TripPhotographer52
Reviewed 15 November 2012

TVs everywhere. Nice selection of beers. Good food and the best Tatertots (get the fire tots) and skillet cookie ever. Young crowd but all sports fans fit in.

Thank djh5723
Reviewed 11 September 2011

I am bias. I live a few blocks away and this is an Illini (and Marquette) bar and I am a Illinois grad. I have been going here for almost a decade now. If you are in Chicago and near Wrigley, but do not want...More

Thank rnj24
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Reviewed 6 October 2009

Fun spot for drinks.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3258 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-3227
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-528-8226
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Description
SCHOOLYARD TAVERN & GRILL, A FOUR CORNERS(R) TAVERN, Located in the Southport corridor, Schoolyard Tavern & Grill lives by the motto "Sorry we party." Great for a reserved party or watching Illini and Golden Eagle sporting events, Schoolyard is where to go to lose your inhibitions. Despite the youthful, irreverent atmosphere, Schoolyard hasn't abandoned the philosophy of its Four Corners Tavern Group sister bars - that great food and drink paired with friendly, attentive and a wholly unpretentious staff will result in a very positive and unique experience for its guests. Nineteen Plasma TVs and a number of great specials provide the perfect place for avid sports fans to roost for most every major sporting event. Stop by and we'll show you around. We think you'll like what we've done with the place.
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