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Piece Brewery & Pizzeria

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Piece Brewery & PizzeriaPiece Brewery & Pizzeria
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

176 Ratings
Ratings: 176
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.52%
Active Beers: 34
Beer Ratings: 810
Beer Avg: 3.77
Taps: 18
Bottles: 10
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1927 W North Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60622-1316
United States
phone: (773) 772-4422

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @piecechicago

Notes:
8 house taps, 10 guest taps.

Extreme parking enforcement area.
Metered parking on North Ave., permit only on side streets.

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Photo of Hollenbeck2
4/5  rDev -2%

wow! what a find, this place is easily accessible from the blue line train out of downtown, only about 15 minutes on the train.

the atmosphere is great, open and high ceilings, plenty of room to lounge about, watch the game, whatever.

the quality was excellent, the both in food and presentation of the beers on tap.

the service was cool, tattoos and facial hair abound, very urban chique.

the selection was extensive, about 12 of their own beers on tap although they were out of coupl I wanted to try, but they also had about 10 guest taps, both local and national craft breweries, and a full bar.

food was good, only had one app but it was great, and saw some of the pizza's they were serving and they looked awesome, they claim on the menu to use all homemade and fresh ingredients, this place is a must stop if visiting Chicago, the only true micro/craft brewery in the windy city.

Hollenbeck2, Sep 22, 2008
Photo of roadhouse
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%

Went here the other day after a White Sox game. This place seemed pretty solid inside, very loud though. Lots of TVs with various sports game on. They had quite a few beers on tap but I only had one. I tried the Camel Toe Double IPA and it was very good. Also noticed Top Heavy Hefeweizen, Dark Bier, Dysfunctionale, and Baron Von Awesome to be on tap as of 8/24. Also some Three Floyds guest taps, and many other bottles that wouldn't really be worth ordering due to their price. Service was as good as can be expected, everything was timely. The pizza was insanely good though, I ate half of a large pizza to myself. I would recommend this place just for that alone, the beers just happen to be a nice bonus.

roadhouse, Aug 26, 2008
Photo of spointon
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%

I took the family here after a Sunday afternoon Sox game. First impression from the outside is a really cool old brick building with a hip look. Inside, things were a bit more generic but pleasant all the same. Bar one direction, dinig room the other.

We sat in a booth along the wall and had pleasant views of 4-5 televisions. The menu offered 6 house brews and a host of guest taps and a small but high quality bottle selection. The two house beers I tried were both excellent.

The pizza was very good, nicely crisp thin style. Obviously fresh ingredients made the otherwise simple pizza very good.

The waitress was pleasant and helpful and service was above average. No complaints.

I really liked this place and will definitely return soon to taste more of their local beer and check out the bar area.

spointon, Aug 26, 2008
Photo of bditty187
3.4/5  rDev -16.7%

When we walked in we were greeted with a sterile, clean... sort of stiff feeling brewpub. The bar was off to the right with high top seating and more seating off the main room. Clean walls, a few TVs about... it was sort of restaurant-sports bar meets brewpub. For some reason it didn't feel "beery" even though there was a huge chalkboard touting all the awards their beers won. Impressive and cheesy at the same time. The atmosphere wasn't cozy and it wasn't classy either... it was sort of just neutral.

We found a seat at the bar; it was around 2pm on a lazy Monday. I was not thrilled with the beer selection; it was heavy on wheat beers and lighter offerings. No stouts or porters, nothing too hoppy. I tried their ESB and it did nothing for me. However, the guest taps were great. Racer 5, two 3F beers and about 10 other tasty offerings... I had a Racer 5 with my pizza. It is a shame I needed to drink a guest beer at a brewpub...

The pizza was thin crust, simple, greasy and nothing special. The bartender talked us into getting the spinach dip and chips, it was far from great.

The service was above average but not overly noteworthy. It took sometime for us to get our check as one of the two bartenders/waitress seemed to have disappeared. But, overall, no complaints.

We stopped here because it was close to the train stop and a short walk to Map Room. Nothing about Piece was outstanding enough for me to recommend to others and I really have no need to return the next time I am in Chicago. Sadly, it was a forgettable brewpub experience.

bditty187, Aug 13, 2008
Photo of hoegaardenhero
4.33/5  rDev +6.1%

i had a great time at this place. the space is quite cool-and old brick building w/ chalkboards covering the walls around the restaurant and behind the bar explaining the beers as well as all of the medals. the waitress i had was a real cute hipster chick who had very respectable knowledge of the beers and was on the ball with service. the IIPA(which they called an egyptian pale ale) and the pale (which they called an extra special pale) were both quite good. they could use more selection as they only had about 6 on tap too many of which were on the light side. they have no porter/stout/other darker after dinner beer which was especially annoying because of their great location right next to a train stop (which means no driving) so i was really looking forward to slowly working my way from pale ale down the darkness scale but there weren't enough offerings. the pizza was excellent and the music was pretty exc. i had a great exp. and this place is definitely worth a stop.

hoegaardenhero, Aug 06, 2008
Photo of Stonebreaker
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%

Atmosphere: It has the feel of a yuppie sports bar, the space is nice, it has a nice look and I love sports mind you, but I f***ing hate the yuppies of the type that congregate at this place.

Quality: The beer was first class, except for the severe foam shortage, more on that later. The three beers I had were all very good.

Service: My waiter was kind of an ass, a dork in a Nirvana shirt with little man boobs, though I might have been an a-hole myself. I was hoping to talk to the brewer, I had called several times that day, and I may have crossed into belligerent territory without noticing. The main issues for me were; first they stuck us in the corner, black folks are sensitive to that sort of thing, but considering the place was packed and this was probably the only table open I let it slide. Though suspiciously all the black people in the restaurant ended up sitting directly adjacent to us. The second thing was all my beers came to the table with zero head, inexcusable at a brewpub. I'll be back for the beer and the pizza, but if they put me in the corner, I'm liable to do something terrible.

Selection: My wife's salad was good but mediocre, basically there is pizza and beer here which is fine by me.

Food: The Pizza was top notch, and I think I've got high standards being from Chicago and all. Not to mention the large is huge, thin crust ,but very filling. The raspberry cheesecake
my wife ordered was good and twice as high as a standard cheesecake.

The prices were decent, especially considering the location.

July 27th;

I went to a wedding reception just down the street and afterwards picked up a growler of the porter, on top of this some friends from out of town had somehow found out about the place. Went back late that night after making an appearance at another party. There was live band karaoke, we all got shitfaced and a few of them got onstage, I was too late to sign up. Had a ball, service was decent, especially as it got later.

Stonebreaker, Jul 24, 2008
Photo of dirtylou
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%

hmm, interesting place

its a big open space inside with skylights and vaulted cielings...on a tuesday night at 8pm there was a long wait for tables but there was some space at the bar if you staked it out

the bar was a long semi-circle with maybe 25-35 seats and the rest of the space was quite large

there were nice tv's everywhere broadcasting a variety of baseball games and there was great music in the background (heard the magnetic fields, pavement, and some others).

the crowd was pretty shit-tastic though. its on the outskirts of wicker park but doesnt reflect that scene at all - its like lincoln park got lost and overflowed this place...kind of a shame

there was maybe 10 piece taps which spanned a few interesting styles...there was also about 10 guest taps including bear republic, surly, sierra nevada, a few belgians, and a few three floyds. on tap of that there were about 12-15 overpriced belgian bottles. All things considered, lots of great drinking options

the food-fare is pizza, which i didnt try. its not deep dish, so in my opinion it has no place in this city. they were spitting out some massive pizzas though - amongst the biggest i have ever seen

service was fine, but they didnt know shit about beer and this place gave off that whole vibe of being a brewpub catering to and employing people who dont know shit about beer

dirtylou, Jul 23, 2008
Photo of bilyboy65
3.38/5  rDev -17.2%

A: This place has an interesting setup to it. Very much is trying to sell you on its name and beers. Walk in and on the wall is a a big display of merchandise for the brewpub. The taps are all the same piece symbol. Standard setup, tables and a big standing area in the center of the bar. What makes this place stand out to me is the offering of other choices besides the beers they brew. Allowing people to mingle and talk about the craft brews they serve and the standard beers sold in stores.

Q: Each beer came in the proper style of glass. Everything seemed clean and tidy.

S: The place kept filling up as people got off of work, but only one bartender remained. He was good, but not good enough to work alone at this time.

SE: Had a good selection of beers on tap that spanned a wide variety of styles. The food menu was relatively plain and standard. Lot of options though for the few choices presented.

F: Only ordered a pizza. Nothing special about it.

V: Not being a city boy this place was about what I would expect to pay at home. Especially for a craft brewpub with a selection like it had.

bilyboy65, Jul 09, 2008
Photo of hoosier222002
3.48/5  rDev -14.7%

We stopped in to Piece on a Monday afternoon. Nice atmosphere to the place. Plenty of big screens showing ESPN around the room. I was able to enjoy a Dysfunctionale which was an extremely good Pale Ale. The next beers enjoyed were there Worryin Ale and the Porter.

The pizza that my wife and I enjoyed was very good. I would recommend it to anyone.

Now the downside of the visit: The service was poor at best. There appeared to be one lady working the bar and the tables in the restaurant at the same time. On one occasion, I sat with an empty glass for quite a while. It also took her quite a while to run our credit card to cash us out to leave. The service was a big negative.

With exception of the service, I liked the place. May have to give it another try and hope for better service though.

hoosier222002, Jul 08, 2008
Photo of davedahl
2.88/5  rDev -29.4%

Piece is a brewpub in the Bucktown area of Chicago.

They have a nice selection of brewpub standbys including a nicely-balanced double IPA. However to non-beer geeks this place is known for the pizza....and the over-abundance of flat-screened TV's. The weekend nights, and most weekday nights, the place is packed with 20-somethings eating pizza and staring at the TV's.

The beer is great, pizza is adequate, atmosphere bland, and service can get slow when with the crowds.

Go for the beer on a weekend afternoon to skip the crowds - and don't feel like you have to try the pizza.

davedahl, Jun 24, 2008
Photo of KelleyAnn76
4.7/5  rDev +15.2%

Read the great reviews of this place before a trip to Chicago and decided it was a must-see. Piece did not disappoint. At first, we weren't sure we were getting in - the door jockeys said they were at "max capacity" even though I could see at least 3 empty tables for four through the window. In no less than 2 minutes, we were able to get inside. It was in fact packed, but we found a couple at the bar getting ready to leave and snagged their spots.

Now, this is where it gets impressive. I said this place was packed and I'm not joking, it was wall-to-wall people. But our service at the bar was fabulous. The bartenders weren't rushed to serve us at all and gave us their undivided attention when they were helping us. Beers ordered were delivered in a very timely manner, again, given "max capacity." Beers were great - no complaints there. Good variety, well-described by the staff. I stuck with the Full Frontal Pale Ale; husband had the Veda Belgian Black and the You Will Fail IPA. We were both impressed our choices.

The pizza - I don't even know where to start with this pizza. Good, great, amazing... there aren't enough adjectives to describe how good it was. Thin, crispy, fresh toppings. We ordered a medium "Plain" with chicken, sauteed mushrooms, and fresh basil. By the time my husband and I were completely stuffed, we still had appx 3 or so pieces left, so the medium is a good-sized pie.

If you're planning a trip to Chicago, do make the trip to Piece!

KelleyAnn76, May 27, 2008
Photo of littleg
5/5  rDev +22.5%

Went here late afternoon on a Saturday with my wife for a few slices and beers. Everything about this place was exceptional. We were immediately seated by a friendly host who gave us our choice of two tables. Within a minute of sitting down our server was taking our drink. She was very patient with my indecisiveness over the beer menu. I finally settled on the Belgian Blonde "Cuffs and Collars." Very nice selection of their own beers as well as guest drafts and bottles.

Our food was delivered very quickly and the goat cheese in marinara was fantastic. Our pizza followed and is probably one of the best pizzas I've had in Chicago.

If your in the area, or are looking to make a trip, this place is worth a stop.

As a side note, Piece has a "To Go" special on Sundays that allows you get a large pizza and a growler for $25.

littleg, May 11, 2008
Photo of KarlHungus
4.55/5  rDev +11.5%

I stopped by Piece with some friend while on the way home from Dark Lord Day. I really liked the atmosphere. It had the perfect combination of modern, hip, and old fashioned. The music was eclectic (jazz, elvis, hank williams, indie rock). The people were eclectic (bohemians, Japanese business men, hippies with dreds so long they have to put their hair in their coat pocket). The service was very good. It seemed that our waitress was covering half the brewpub, but she still managed to be friendly, and prompt. She was also able to give good descriptions of the beers. The beer was as good as I've had at other great Midwestern brewpubs like Minneapolis Town Hall, or The Great Dane. The Top Heavy Hefe was the perfect antidote to a weekend overdose of RIS and DIPA at DLD. The kolsch they had on was one of the most flavorful I have tasted. The Egyptian Pale Ale reminded me a lot of Bell's Hopslam. While the Big Black Maria was a very well balanced coffee porter. The pizza was some of the best I've ever had. Great toppings with the perfect crust. My sister lives a couple blocks from Piece so I guess I will be visiting her more often to give myself an excuse to hit up the brewpub.

KarlHungus, Apr 28, 2008
Photo of millhouse
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%

We arrived in Chicago in the early afternoon this past weekend and decided to knock Piece and the Map Room off of our to-do list early enough where we could get a seat.

We took the Blue Line to Damen and, after a brief lapse in directional judgment, found Piece. It's incredibly close to the CTA station.

We were seated immediately and perused the menu. We were surprised at how many people were eating pizza at 2 in the afternoon. The place wasn't packed full, but for that time of the day they were doing some nice business.

We immediately ordered two beers - I had the Hefeweizen and my wife had the Golden Arm. Both were very good for their styles and better than I was expecting based on some of the reviews that I had read.

Later, I moved on to the Dysfunctionale and thoroughly enjoyed it. I did manage to spill half of it and the waiter graciously helped clean up my mess. I was very grateful to see that he wrote that one off as a spill on the ticket and didn't even charge me for it. I made up for it on the tip that I left and thought that was above and beyond service. Afterwards, I moved on to the Big Black Maria porter and enjoyed it the most. It was very flavorful and tasted just like a Porter should. All of the offerings that we tried were very fresh and carbonated properly.

We were saving up our appetite for dinner that night and opted for their goat cheese appetizer. It was very tasty and hit the spot. We were drooling at some of the pizzas being brought out to the other patrons and would like to come back some time and give it a try. It's not Chicago-style, but looked delicious nonetheless.

Besides Goose Island, this is apparently the only other truly local brewpub in Chicago. I can't bring myself to consider the not-to-be-named chain brewpub in town to be in the same category. I will not hesitate to go back to Piece again if I can fit it in.

millhouse, Apr 27, 2008
Photo of jeonseh
3.65/5  rDev -10.5%

Went here after taking my girlfriend to school to get some food.

Overall, the atmosphere of the place reminded me a bit of a small local pizza joint, with its beat up wooden tables, mixed with a loud sports bar that blares music and has flat screens around too. Also, had a bit of the fake "artsy" atmosphere that reminded me a bit of a starbucks. The pizza though was good; nothing special but not bad. It was super fresh and piping hot when it came out which I did like. The service was quick and the server seemed rather informed as he knew all about the different types of beers. To go to piece, you have to make sure that you want pizza since that really is the only food on their menu besides 3 salads and a few apps. Not a bad thing just a forewarning before you go. When i was there they had 6 Piece beers on tap and also about that many of guest tap. The beers ran about $6 a pint which seems to be about average for a pint in the City of a micro and a small pizza was 11. So overall costs about 28 with tip and tax for a small pizza and a 2 beers. It was nice but not really a place that I would be dying to go to again.

jeonseh, Apr 03, 2008
Photo of Realale
4.43/5  rDev +8.6%

I've been to Piece twice now under very different circumstances. My first visit was on a beer-related trip with fellow BAs on a very busy Saturday night, the second with a large group of family (including my kids - 3 and 5) on an early Sunday evening. Both visits were resounding successes.

The space is visually appealing, and the long communal tables in the main room fun at busy times.

The house-made beers that I've tried (mostly IPAs so far) have been very good to outstanding. There was a wide selection available on each visit, covering a broad ranges of styles. In addition, they have a nice tap and bottle list of other craft beers, including Three Floyds and Bear Republic. Nice.

The pizza is amazing. I thought perhaps I was in a sufficient state of refreshment on my first visit that my senses may have been deceived, but I'm happy to report that was not the case. Truly delicious stuff, and in my top three pizza places for sure.

Service has been good despite the crowds, with fine beer knowledge and an appropriate level of attention. Prices are very fair, and bordering on cheap for Chicago.

Realale, Jan 03, 2008
Photo of zook74
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%

I've only had the pleasure of visiting Piece once, but it will definitely be on my list each time I visit Chicago from here on out (which isn't nearly often enough).

The beer selection is great. They've a wide variety of styles on hand. Growlers are reasonably priced (and the growler bottle itself is a beautiful cobalt blue). Stuck with IPAs for beer and they both remarkable (Captain Kick Ass and Camel Toe).

The pizza is out of this world. We each ordered our custom personal pizzas and they were tremendous. Great combos of crust and sauces/styles. Good, fresh ingredients.

After I paid my tab my pockets were still heavy enough that I felt I could spring for a Growler of Captain Kick Ass so it must've been a pretty good value cuz I was pretty broke if I remember right.

Great place. A must-visit if you're near Chicago. And make sure to take home one of those beautiful, cobalt-blue growlers...

zook74, Nov 22, 2007
Photo of Billolick
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%

I am biased, because an old college friend and ultimate frisbee teammate is one of the owners of this Chicago hot spot. I read alot of positive reviews and I am glad to report that this place did not dissappoint. Larger sized room, multiple levels, a large bar to the right and a large open area in the rear where you can see in to the kitchen that turns out all that tasty New Haven, Ct. style pizza. The crowd was on the younger side (25-35 year olds) when I visited. The game was on the multiple TVs, the vibe was easy going and fun. I tried 3 or 4 differant styles of beer and each was was fresh, tasty and a respectable or better take on the style. Very fun place, I'm sure I would be a frequent partaker in here if I was local. I wish there was a place like this alot closer to northern westchester county , N.Y.!

Billolick, Nov 18, 2007
Photo of BrewSomerville
3.1/5  rDev -24%

The Beers were better than the pizza.

A couple of buddies and myself ordered a large pizza with sausage, pepperoni, and green peppers. We recieved a large pizza with loads of green peppers, a nearly undetectable amount of sausage, and not one piece of pepperoni.

The sevice however did make up for the mistake by offering a new pizza and gave us a pitcher of free Beer. The server apologized, and then the manager came over to appologize. So they made up for that, and I understand that shit happens anyways.

Prices were reasonable and the Beers were flavourful.

They have valet parking, which was a nice touch.

BrewSomerville, Nov 03, 2007
Photo of botham
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%

piece is a decent stop. go for the food though, not for the beer. the brews they had on tap were rather inconsistant with what they had in the menu, and a couple of them that i wanted were the ones they did not have. had a few samples, and none of them were impressing. the octoberfest was decent though.

the food was pretty good, however. the pizza is not the usual chicago-style deep dish, but it was still damn good.

prices are reasonable, right on track with other establishments similar to it.

botham, Oct 13, 2007
Photo of PudTinkler
2.95/5  rDev -27.7%

Ehh.

That would some up my impression of the place. Many have hit it on the head with the + points in certain areas and (-) points in other areas. The servers were....uh....not good. They didn't seem the least bit friendly.

The selection...average at best. Great, they serve what they make, not so great that they make about 3-5 run-of-the-mill beers.

Atmosphere and crowd were OK...I didn't see the yupster element mentioned earlier. Not a destination unto itself, but a worthy stop on a Bucktown crawl.

PudTinkler, Aug 07, 2007
Photo of letsgopens
3.78/5  rDev -7.4%

A nice set-up on the inside with natural lighting during the day and plenty of seating. Not necessary my type of crowd however, a bit too trendy for my taste, which led me to skepticism. However they have some great beer made on the premises and some amazing pizza. Not somewhere I would tend to hangout at on a regular basis, but the porter was great and the pizza was some of the best I've had. A wish I would have got a growler to take home. I definitely recommend this place for lunch or dinner, maybe not a Friday night though. The beer was reasonably priced but the pizza was just a bit on the pricey side, not outrageous though. Definitely worth it.

letsgopens, Jul 30, 2007
Photo of tapman
3.68/5  rDev -9.8%

There's not much I can say that hasn't been said already both others in this Piece review section, I can only reaffirm their praises and woes.

The atmosphere is very sports bar with a little brewpub thrown in, but only a little bit. Lots of big T.V.s and is always pretty crowded.

The service was kinda lax, but there were a helluva lot of people and even with adequate number of servers it still takes three times as long for them to walk from the kitchen to your table. Not an excuse, but definitely a factor. The bar is almost impossible to get to, though, and the table wait is pretty long if you're just showing up.

Their beer selection was pretty decent. Whatever you can say about this place the bottom line is that they have Orval for $6...nuff' said. Well, not exactly for their signature brews on tap lacked some luster. The first beer I had, the Worryin Ale, was smooth enough, but bland in the taste department. The Hefeweizen was pretty good, but for a place that brags about their Hefe it was just all right. Porter wasn't too bad, just a little thin. Still, Orval for 6 bones, WOOHOO!

Pizza is great. Granted if I'm going to take someone out for Chicago pizza we're going to Unos or Lou Malnatis, but for pizza at 1 in the morning it doesn't get better than this. Flat and crispy with a sweet dough and fresh tasting tomato sauce, a good snack after, before, or during beer...and their huge, even the small and medium ones.

Overall its not the best brewpub, but a much better bar than probably 85-90% of all the bars in Chicago for those of use who don't like to shuffle to repetitive techno music while swilling $7 bud lights. Thumbs up.

tapman, Jul 25, 2007
Photo of dfried
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%

Large interior, kind of a wrap around bar in the corner, with lots of seating all around, some in raised floors, some on the bar level. Nice modern decor and wood working all around, plenty of TVs for the sports fans. The service was above average, we had a nice waitress, she knew what the beers were and a little about them, though its hard to impress a beer enthusiast/geek. It was kind of busy, for a Friday afternoon not bad, the crowd was a modern city crowd by my take, frat boys to crusty punk rockers and everything in between.

The food was definitely a winner. We could barely finish a large between four people, and probably wouldn't have had it not been delicious, fresh ingredients, fresh sauce. Have I had better, probably, but not much.

The beer was outstanding. I was only there for an early dinner, and wish I could have stayed longer. I tried a seasonal IPA that was plenty hoppy enough for this hop head, and the regular smoked porter which was pretty good, maybe better if it was not a hot July afternoon, but when in Rome I guess.

Overall: I went to the Map Room and Piece as my beer destinations for a recent trip to Chi-town. They were polar opposites besides both having awesome beer. Where as the Map Room seemed a little more laid back, get a dank Belgian style, Piece was a little more high paced, big American beers and sports style. As a beer destination I like Piece a little more, as I am a sucker for brew pubs, for a neighborhood bar that I Frequent I would choose the Map Room. Thanks to Todd the Surly head brewer for recommending Piece on a thread a couple of weeks ago. Great beer.

dfried, Jul 17, 2007
Photo of jvande7
3.63/5  rDev -11%

This place has great beer. That is why I go here. That is the summary of this review, read on for more details...

The service leaves a bit to be desired, at least at the bar. The servers, if you decide to get a table, are good. At the bar it's a different story all together. The past few times I have gone in there it takes an unreasonably long time to get a beer. And I'm not talking about friday night full house, I'm talking lunch time even when there is only maybe a dozen people in the place. And I'm 6' 4'' tall so I'm fairly sure they see me.

The pizza is pretty damn good if you get the right thing, we usually go for the spinach artichoke and fresh garlic pizza. All they really offer is pizza though, the beer is the real treat there. Their guest beer selection is not bad but they are always out of at least 3 beers (including their own sometimes).

The atmosphere is really not my style, and unlike most great brewpubs. It's a sportsbar with many plasma tv's on the walls, always with baseball or basketball on. I just guzzle my fill of delicious handcrafted beers and race for the door. I really dread going here during major sporting events, and usually get a growler to go if it looks too packed and sports-crowdish in there. I enjoy sports, hockey mostly, but I'd prefer to see beer things on the wall. Or some kickass local artwork that rotates every so often. Of course there's bound to be a couple tv's in any bar, but every square inch of wall has plasma tv on it. It just doesn't have much personality and that's a shame because it's been around for some time now.

Lastly, I gave it a reasonable rating under value. I did that because you have to consider the area, you will pay five bucks for a beer in most bars in this area. It's become very upscale yupster recently. So it may have deserved a rating of "a bit pricey" but it all depends on what you're used to paying for a high quality pint of goodness.

jvande7, Jun 30, 2007
Piece Brewery & Pizzeria in Chicago, IL
91 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.