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Kuma's Corner

Not Rated.
Kuma's CornerKuma's Corner
BA SCORE
99
world-class

93 Ratings
Ratings: 93
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 9.58%
Taps: 5
Bottles: 30
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2900 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60618-5804
United States
phone: (773) 604-8769

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @kumascorner

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: gwtucker on 12-18-2005)
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Reviews by Northsider:
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

This place has gained a LOT of attention over the past few years. Hands down, I have to say these are the BEST, and most UNIQUE, burgers I've ever tasted anywhere (and I travel for a living!). If you've never been to Kumas, regardless of anything else, you have to try the burgers.

Yes, the music is loud. It's a heavy metal bar, what do you expect? The art on the walls, the art on the staff, the music, they all contribute to the GREAT atmosphere here. Lots of people criticize the loud music and 'alternative' staff, but seriously those yups need to realize where they are.

Beer selection is pretty good, I can't say anything bad about it. Service is pretty good, though I'm biased since I know the manager there and get treated well.

Be prepared to wait. LONG. No reservations, not even for people like me with connections. Honestly, the burgers are worth the inevitable 2+ hour wait. Go during a "low" time of day. Friday-Sunday at any time is out of the question. Go on a weekday at like 4 or 5pm if possible. After your first time, tolerating an hour+ wait seems less and less worth it. For first timers though, WAIT!

Not much else to say than what has already been said. GREAT GREAT place, not to miss.

Northsider, Jun 09, 2011
More User Reviews:
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5/5  rDev +11.4%

Mike412, Sunday at 05:43 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +5.8%

decent beer selection and awesome food

Ryan42, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.9%

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Keelin, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of ThePorterSorter
3.06/5  rDev -31.8%

Stopped here briefly while walking from the beer temple to some (blue?) line stop
The place was somewhat overflowing on a Saturday evening. Walking in I was given the wait time and handed a draft/bottle menu to skim through.. I was drawn to the 3 Floyds and half acre "seasonal" options on the menu, as I stood comfortably within the biker-bar, metal blaring, hamburger grease saturating bar scene. When I asked the bartender what seasonal options were on for both FFF/half acre, she stated they had (permanently?) stopped carrying both breweries (and the lines were currently vacant - no replacement options).
There were some decent local offerings regardless (and I could have gotten canned daisy cutter -unknown freshness), but considering the other beer bar options available in Chi town, this place wasn't even a competitive establishment and I passed on luxury of a near-screaming 2-foot conversation and the lingering beef stench I'd endure with a local pint.

ThePorterSorter, Aug 12, 2014
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Kuma's Corner in Chicago, IL
99 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.