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Local Option

Not Rated.
Local OptionLocal Option
BEER AVG
3.81/5
Based on:
15 Beers
1,314 Ratings
Place Score: 98
Ratings: 170
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: n/a
Taps: 31
Bottles: 101
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1102 W Webster Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60614-7020
United States
phone: (773) 348-2008

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Notes:
Place added by: tyee on 01-16-2008

Beers are brewed at / by another brewery.

Bar:
Sunday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:00am
Saturday: 12:00pm - 3:00am

Kitchen Hours:
Tuesday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm
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Ratings: 170 | Reviews: 84 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by guityler83:
Photo of guityler83
4.45/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

After making a few wrong turns and ending up in the center of the business district of Chicago somehow.. we pulled up to Local Option, plugged the meter for a couple of hours a block away and moseyed on in.

It was about 7:30 and we were able to grab a seat at the bar without much trouble, the bar tender fielded some questions on what styles of beer a few where since the chalkboard just had names and not much else. They had an excellent selection of there own beers (10ish) other Chicago goodies (pipeworks, revolution) and a bunch of "what?! they have that?!" (Surley Darkness, Hill Farmstead, Jolly Pumpkin, etc etc. I went with the Local Option gose.. name is eluding me, very tasty and a good starter.

Service was quick since we were at the bar, but the dude was grumpy the whole time.. I don't blame him they looked short staffed for a Saturday night and by the second beer it was nuts to butts. I grabbed a Surly Darkness and ordered a Po Boy. Mean while, Electric Wizard plays on the stereo, how much better can it get.

The last beer of the night was a Pipeworks Simcoe Ninja and it went down like water. The bill was kind of surprising, but not totally unexpected. Overall, I'd defiantly go back and recommend it to others.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Sweffin
4.51/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

This is a metal craft beer bar. If you don't like metal, you probably won't have a good time.

Photo of eawolff99
4.43/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Mdwstbrlvr
4.65/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of djgoodwi
4.06/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.16/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of aussiebeer
5/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of ddlewis7
4.74/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of feeger22
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of kidzord
4.46/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Jenebauer
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of elkinbrown
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of cfh64
4/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of Keelin
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of Jwesley
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

great beer selection for a small bar.

Photo of wesside89
5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of Halfbrother83
4/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of saemick
4.44/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev -9.7%

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Local Option in Chicago, IL
98 out of 100 based on 170 ratings.