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West Lakeview Liquors

Not Rated.
West Lakeview LiquorsWest Lakeview Liquors
BA SCORE
100
world-class

104 Reviews
Reviews: 104
Visits: 181
Avg: 4.58
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

2156 W Addison St
Chicago, Illinois, 60618-6136
United States
phone: (773) 525-1916 | map
www.wlvliquors.com

Notes:
Place added by: mkopera24

Hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 10am - 10pm
Fri. & Sat. 10am - 11pm
Sun. 11am - 10pm

Parking: Y (in the rear of the store)
Mail Order: Y
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Reviews: 104 | Visits: 181
Reviews by Crosling:
Photo of Crosling
4.65/5  rDev +1.5%

Visited during Dark Lord Day. Not often will you find a place with such a passionate staff. That's the highlight here, not like the beer selection isn't great, it is, but it seemed like the entire staff was passionate about fine ale. I spoke with several of them for awhile, and they visit Belgium, taste different batches of the beers they sell and are very knowledgable about everything. You get the sense that they sell every beer that is worth selling. The selection is very nice. They seem to specialize in Belgian ale and lambics in particular, but they have a lot of fine American crafts and other imports as well. I really think West Lakeview is an impressive establishment.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Gorf_Minor
4.13/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of tillmac62
4.33/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Barnoloid
4.74/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Outstanding selection of beers here at West Lakeview....have been past here many times but took my first trip in there today. Great service, friendly and knowledgable. I should have hung out and asked for more recommendations but I was on a time crunch. Fantastic foreign import options as well as local/national coverage. Chilled out vibe.

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Photo of jschott75
4.15/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.36/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 5

A small, neighborhood store with limited variety but packed with many rare beers, Lakeview is the place to go to find weird sh#t! Stuff from Chicagoland like Lake Effect, Pipeworks, Solemn, Spiteful, FFF; bombers galore from Dogfish, Hoppin Frog, FiftyFifty Eclipse, Bruery; beers from Switzerland and Spain; rare Mikkeller and Amager… even Brazilian craft! And fifteen different De Molen, the most I’ve seen in the US. Prices ain’t cheap but why should they for this kind of stuff, and the folks are nice and helpful.

A must in the Chi, along with the nearby Beer Temple.

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Photo of Iamjeff6
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of petmoo23
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.46/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of gatorlove
4.37/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SergeLowpz
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Bung
4.7/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of Jstonerock24
4.64/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of eb1610
4.82/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Stopped in today since I was told it was a must stop by some Chicago people that I've traded with and they were right. Great selection of beers from the area which is what I was looking for while on vacation. Staff was unbelievably helpful and even offered me some Zombie Dust. The male staffer took the time to write out bars/breweries that I should visit while in town. Pretty much my ideal store

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Photo of mojiboo02
4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of AndyEdgar
4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of aussiebeer
4.61/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of puftdank
4.94/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Monkeyknife
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of o221d
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.61/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of 30MinutesSouth
4.36/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of HartsyThaiFood
4.76/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Irishace9
4.37/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Thirsty_In_Chicago
4.26/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

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West Lakeview Liquors in Chicago, IL
100 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.